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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
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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?
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 36 36 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 | 23 23 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
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 69 69 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?
Aug 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
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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DOT helping business comply with new bicycling regs
Delivering safety kits, hosting forums on new rules
Feb 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deserted house in Queens prompts community involvement
Middle-class Auburndale housing development left unfinished
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UPDATE: Man Arrested for trying to lure two Queens teens into his car
UPDATE (2/1/13): Police on Thursday arrested a man they believe tried to lure two teenage girls into a black Escalade on Friday, Jan. 25, in two separate incidents in Queens. Flushing resident Ange...
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Greek immigrants in their own words
New oral history project unveiled at Queens College
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Businesses with delivery bikes face tighter restriction
Business owners who make deliveries on bicycles will have to adhere to a new set of regulations. The changes come after numerous complains about blatant law-breaking by delivery bicyclists. Beginni...
Jan 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Helen Marshall’s State of the Borough
In her State of the Borough Address Tuesday morning, Queens Borough President Helen Marshall dedicated the last year of relief and recovery efforts in the district to Dylan Smith, a Belle Harbor ma...
Jan 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vigil calls attention to recent hate crimes
Say those of Middle Eastern descent being targeted
Jan 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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MTA restores bus lines in Queens
Commuters complaining over the recent fare hike by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority this January can at least see their extra quarter put to good use with the announcement of a number of b...
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Deadline is nearing for disaster relief assistance
SBA reminds victims to apply for loans
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Visions assist the blind affected by Sandy
Visions has offered their services to the visually impaired for the last 86 years, and today they are staying dedicated to their cause by helping the blind victims of Hurricane Sandy. The group is ...
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woman charged with hate crime in subway push
Meanwhile, elected officials look into subway death prevention
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Top 10 Queens stories of 2012
1) Hurricane Sandy While the entire New York City area was hit by the hurricane, parts of Queens were left devastated. The Rockaways and the neighborhoods of south Queens felt the effects of the st...
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Sandy dominates discussion at Tech Meetup
Talk turns to how technology aided in recovery
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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John Liu’s State of the City address
It was all about job creation and security at City Comptroller John Liu’s second State of the City Address. From the start, Liu focused his attention on the city’s lower-income families, introducin...
Dec 26, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Airline is running quite the 'racquet'
Students at I.S. 61 in Corona are getting some new athletic equipment courtesy of Emirates Airline. The fast-growing airline servicing the Middle East donated refurbished tennis racquets to student...
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This photo provided by the Louisiana State Police shows Denis Yasmir Amaya Rodriguez. A bus full of construction workers hit a firetruck on an elevated highway Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, killing a few people and injuring dozens, several of them seriously, Louisiana State Police said. The State Police identified the bus driver as Rodriguez, who will be arrested on two counts of negligent homicide and one each of reckless driving and driving without a license, Trooper Melissa Matey said. (Louisiana State Police via AP)LAPLACE, La. (AP) — A bus full of construction workers hit a firetruck on an elevated highway Sunday, killing two people and injuring 36, several of them seriously, Louisiana State Police said.


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Firefighters retrieve a crucifix from a church in the small town of Rio, near Amatrice, central Italy, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. Bulldozers with huge claws pulled down dangerously overhanging ledges Sunday in Italy's quake-devastated town of Amatrice as investigators worked to figure out if negligence or fraud in building codes had added to the quake's high death toll. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:


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Republican vice presidential candidate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, right, surprises patrons at Millie's Diner in Richmond, Va. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, during an impromptu visit by the candidate to the popular restaurant. (Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump announced he'll be making a speech on illegal immigration on Wednesday in Arizona, after a week of speculation that he might be softening his hard-line promise to deport 11 million people living in the United States illegally.


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