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Aug 27, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Well congratulations to Jim Turano. You have served the Communities for 37 years in the Real Estate Business and now through a chance meeting with a famous artist she had to sketch you. Very good b...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
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by George Herrera , Realtor & Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . August 2016 Market Update Home sales in July dropped again for the fifth consecutive month. De...
What to do When Your Designated Driver Plan Fails
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There’s no question that designating a driver reduces drunken driving accidents and saves lives. Designated Driver Statistics As time goes along, more and more people have gotten on board with the ...
If I Return to Work Making Less Money, Am I Still Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
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New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers So you’ve been hurt at work and you can’t perform your old job. What happens if you go back to work at a different position, ...
The Difference that Jurisdiction Could Make in a High Profile Divorce Case
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo   Different states and different countries have laws that can significantly affect the outcome of a divorce. A prime example is a high profile case reported in the New York Post . ...
Equal Pay for Women Issues
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Long Island City, Queens & NYC Employment Defense Attorney From an employer’s standpoint, if you are following similar pay practices to other businesses, it may seem like safet...
Prevent Boating Tragedy – A Guide to Safe Boating on Long Island
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Author: Steven Palermo: The Suffolk Personal Injury Lawyer Cool ocean breezes on a hot summer day and the freedom of an open sea make boating a favorite pastime for many people. It’s a lifestyle fo...
HemClear: An Alternative Hemorrhoid Treatment
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
Hemorrhoids are painful, swollen blood vessels and veins around the anus that can cause severe discomfort to sufferers. They can be internal, located inside the anus, or external, meaning that you’...
Can I File Suit against My Employer if I Am Injured at Work?
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New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers' Compensation Lawyers A question we frequently get from prospective clients has to do with whether or not an employer can be sued in court for a pe...
New York City Affirms Rights to Use Bathrooms Consistent with Gender Identity
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Author:Stephen Hans & Associates Media outlets across the country are addressing controversial laws passed recently in certain states that prohibit transgender individuals from using bathrooms cons...

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First phase of Flushing Commons reaches full height
Construction should be complete by end of 2016
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Queens College opens new center focused on veterans
Queens College is aiming to be the most veteran-friendly school within the City College of New York (CUNY) system. Last week, the school unveiled a new Veteran's Service Center in the student union...
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Pols come out against city's Flushing West plan
Already overcrowded transit system tops list of concerns
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After years of delay, Flushing station project underway
Riders who have been waiting for years for upgrades to the Flushing Long Island Rail Road stations are finally starting to see some progress. While the only differences they'll notice so far are ne...
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Cunningham Heights residents protest management's neglect
Say rent has gone up while service has gone down
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Starbucks opens first store in country with Opportunity Youth Initiative
Queens location will target, train out-of-work youth
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Taking care of businesses in Flushing, one survey at a time
The city's Department of Small Business Services, the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce and Flushing Business Improvement District are surveying businesses in Flushing to figure out how best to ...
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Avella secures $1M for Bayside HS
Will be used to renovate auditorium, field house
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NYPD satellite precinct will stay open 24 hours
Will better serve residents of south Queens, 105th Precinct
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Officials, parents oppose charter school co-location
New Visions plans to co-locate at I.S. 109
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If a tree falls in Queens, does the city hear it?
Whitestone homeowners at odds with Parks over large tree
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United Airlines mechanics rally for fair contracts
Dozens of airplane mechanics staged rallies in front of LaGuardia Airport on Friday to demand a fair contract with their employer, United Airlines. The workers, who are part of Teamsters Local 210,...
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Bayside civic leaders decry ‘McMansion’ on 216th St.
State Senator Tony Avella joined Bayside civic leaders Saturday afternoon to denounce a mansion they say is out of character for the neighborhood. The four-story building at 46-10 216th Street was ...
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Mayor hosts ethnic and community media roundtable
In a city where roughly one in three residents is an immigrant and a quarter of New Yorkers are limited in English proficiency, many turn to media that speak their language or know intimately their...
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Minecraft competition coming to the big screen
Super League Gaming to host event at Queens cinema
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The current fighting indicates Turkey is entering into a new and more dangerous phase in Syria four days into operation "Euphrates Shield" against Islamic State (IS) jihadists and Syrian Kurdish militiaTurkey said the military suffered its first fatality in an unprecedented four day campaign inside Syria, blaming Kurdish militia in an increasingly combustible contest for control in the border region. The Turkish army on Wednesday launched the two-pronged cross border offensive against Islamic State (IS) jihadists but also Syrian Kurdish militia detested by Ankara, sending in dozens of tanks and hundreds of troops. Tensions between Ankara and the Kurdish militia flared Saturday, with clashes taking place eight kilometres (five miles) south of the town of Jarabulus, the border town recaptured from IS this week by Turkish-backed Syrian rebels, a monitoring group and Kurdish sources said.


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Leidi, a member of the 51st Front of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), poses for a picture at a camp in Cordillera OrientalColombia's main rebel group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces, said in a statement on Saturday they will hold their final conference on Sept. 13-19 to ratify a peace accord with the government. The deal between the leaders of the leftist guerilla group, referred to as FARC, and the government was announced Wednesday in Havana, after almost four years of talks. Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos has sent the text of the accord to Congress, where legislators have 30 days to go over it before a national referendum on Oct. 2.


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Gabon's President Ali Bongo Ondimba votes during the presidential election in Libreville, GabonBy Gerauds Wilfried Obangome LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - Gabon voted on Saturday amid discontent over its failure to raise living standards despite oil wealth, in a poll posing the biggest challenge yet to President Ali Bongo, whose family has run the central African nation for half a century. With state machinery and entrenched patronage networks behind him, Bongo, 57, is likely to be returned, seven years after winning his first election following the death of his father Omar, who ruled for 42 years. Bongo faced nine other candidates - compared with 22 in the last poll - but his main rival was veteran diplomat Jean Ping.


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