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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 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 | 17 17 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 | 17 17 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 | 17 17 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 | 6 6 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 | 50 50 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 | 51 51 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 | 80 80 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 | 85 85 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 | 91 91 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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Queens mans sues borough president over FOIL requests
Wants info on two meetings Katz held on Willets Point
Aug 23, 2016 | 4 4 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Speaker tours Flushing, promotes immigrant services
Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito toured Flushing with Councilman Peter Koo, visiting the Queens Botanical Garden and Hindu Temple Society of North America to learn more about the institutions and prom...
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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New law provides loans to smallest small biz
Provides capital to owners who may lack credit history
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tennis program gets $800K from City Council
For over 40 years, the City Council has helped fund the citywide New York Junior Tennis and Learning (NYJTL) program. Last Thursday, Councilman Rory Lancman continued that lengthy relationship by p...
Aug 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Whitestone residents rally for new supermarket
Residents in one Queens neighborhood are worried the supermarket they lost almost a year ago could be gone for good. Waldbaum's filed for bankruptcy in 2015, and many of the chain's Queens location...
Aug 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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State lawmakers renew push to pass DREAM Act
After failing to pass a bill that would allow undocumented immigrants to receive financial aid for college, State Senate Democrats are once again calling for the DREAM Act to be made law. State sen...
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Forgotten Flushing cemetery to get a memorial
For years, the hundreds of people buried in the Olde Towne Flushing Burial Ground went unnoticed. It was just a short seven years ago that the park at 165th Street and 46th Avenue was officially re...
Aug 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avella demands business vacate empty Whitestone lot
Accuses company of illegally storing materials at property
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Immigrant wants alleged attacker charged with hate crime
Police arrested both for assault at scene
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Flushing bridge finally reopens to cars
After six years and much anticipation, the 149th Street Bridge is finally open. Since 2010, the bridge over the LIRR tracks has been barricaded and blocked off to cars. On Thursday State Senator To...
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109th Precinct hosts annual Night Out event
The community and 109th Precinct came out for a night of fun and relaxation during the annual National Night Out Against Crime on August 2. Local officers and residents filled Bowne Playground, as ...
Aug 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flushing's 149th Street Bridge finally reopens
After five long years, cars can again travel stretch through Murray Hill
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Whitestone supermarket destroyed in fire
Strawberry Farm completely destroyed in Tuesday night blaze
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Seven Sutphin businesses get a facade makeover
Part of more improvements coming to the boulevard
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The curious case of the missing hydrant caps
Pol calls on city to address issues with fire hydrants
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Papahanaumokuakea Marine National MonumentWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday expanded a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating a safe zone for tuna, sea turtles and thousands of other species in what will be the world's largest marine protected area.


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This booking photo released Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, by the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department, shows Texas Rangers reliever Jeremy Jeffress, who was arrested in Dallas on a drunken driving charge. (Dallas County Sheriff’s Department via AP)ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers reliever Jeremy Jeffress, twice suspended in the minor leagues for violating drug rules, was away from the team Friday following his overnight arrest in Dallas on a drunken driving charge.


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Patrick Reed tees off from the first hole during the second round of The Barclays golf tournament in Farmingdale, N.Y., Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Patrick Reed's place in the Ryder Cup is looking better with each round at The Barclays, and so are his prospects of winning.


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