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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 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 | 20 20 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 | 20 20 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 | 21 21 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 | 9 9 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 | 53 53 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 | 54 54 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 | 83 83 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 | 88 88 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...
Can a Party in a Divorce Case Sue a Judge?
Aug 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
Suing a judge occurs rarely, but does happen. In 2015, the judge presiding over a NY divorce case sanctioned an attorney who represented himself in the divorce case. Recently, the attorney filed a ...

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Nabes protest controversial Creedmoor land deal
Residents this past weekend protested progress on a controversial land deal in the wake of a report that found issues with the process that allowed the sale. The Indian Cultural and Community Cente...
Sep 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gun bust in Flushing
Police from the 109th Precinct arrested a Flushing man after they discovered a cache of weapons in his home. On August 27, police searched 149-29 34th Avenue, where they found two 25-caliber Tanfog...
Sep 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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FAA proposes revision of environmental guidelines
Move could eliminate public review of changes to flight patterns
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Borough president candidates debate at QPTV
The candidates for Queens borough president debated a variety of topics at a forum hosted by Queens Public Television last week They discussed issues like gun control, the implementation of an insp...
Sep 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avella takes stock of the quality of life in College Point
Tour catalogs issues to submit to city for repair
Aug 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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QueensWay study to convert rail line to park is underway
But proponents of rail service not giving up the fight
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USTA to add retractable roof to Arthur Ashe
Soon, rain will no longer put a serious damper on the U.S. Open. The USTA announced last week its plans for a sweeping transformation of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center that will i...
Aug 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Immunizations centers in Queens, Bronx set to close
Critics say start of school year a bad time to close
Aug 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avella drops out of Queens beep race
State Senator Tony Avella dropped out of the race for Queens borough president Wednesday afternoon, leaving a two-way race in the Democratic Primary between Melinda Katz and Councilman Peter Vallon...
Aug 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols call for more noise monitors around airports
Other airports have double the number of NYC
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Ferreras explains details of Flushing Meadows USTA deal
Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras met with the members of Faith in New York last week to discuss the recent deal with the United States Tennis Association (USTA). On July 24, the City Council reached a...
Aug 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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109th Precinct national Night Out Against Crime
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly were just two of the more notable names among the hundreds that flocked to Bowne Playground at the intersection of Union Street and Sanford...
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Following death, pol calls for tighter tree maintenance
A Queens state senator is calling on Mayor Michael Bloomberg to focus on the maintenance of city trees following the death of Yingyi Li-Dikov, who was struck by a falling tree in Kissena Park on Su...
Aug 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Survivors of domestic abuse seek financial independence
Program at Justice Center teaches saving, investing and loans
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30th Annual National Night Out Against Crime in Queens
Locations and times across the borough
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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, file photo, a South Korean army soldier watches a TV news program showing images published in North Korea's Rodong Sinmun newspaper of North Korea's ballistic missile believed to have been launched from underwater and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, at Seoul Railway station in Seoul, South Korea. The UN Security Council is strongly condemning four North Korean ballistic missile launches in July and August, calling them "grave violations" of a ban on all ballistic missile activity. A press statement approved by all 15 members Friday night deplored the fact that the North's ballistic missile activities are contributing to its development of nuclear weapon delivery systems and increasing tensions. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council strongly condemned four North Korean ballistic missile launches in July and August on Friday night, calling them "grave violations" of a ban on all ballistic missile activity.


2016-08-27 00:25:15 -0400

Rescue workers combing the rubble said they had found no new survivors in the remote mountain villages in central Italy blitzed by a powerful pre-dawn quakeItaly prepared for an emotional day of mourning Saturday with flags across the country to fly at half mast in honour of the 281 victims of a devastating earthquake. Grieving families began burying their dead Friday as rescue workers combing the rubble said they had found no new survivors in the remote mountain villages in central Italy blitzed by Wednesday's powerful pre-dawn quake. Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and President Sergio Mattarella were set to attend a funeral service Saturday in the city of Ascoli-Piceno for some of the 46 people who died in the mountain villages of Arquata del Tronto and Pescara del Tronto.


2016-08-27 00:23:36 -0400

New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)NEW YORK (AP) — Trying to make a push in the crowded NL playoff race, the New York Mets plan to skip struggling right-hander Jacob deGrom the next time through the rotation.


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