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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 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 | 23 23 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 | 23 23 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 | 26 26 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 | 12 12 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 | 56 56 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 | 58 58 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 | 87 87 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 | 91 91 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 | 97 97 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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Community groups hand out Christmas meals
On Christmas Eve the Maspeth chapter of the Knights of Columbus (Cardinal Spellman Council) teamed up with the Maspeth Lions Club and a dozen businesses and organizations in Maspeth to deliver a he...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (12/17/12-12/23/12)
Monday, Dec. 17 Andy J. Duran was arrested at 1872 Grove Street for obstructing governmental administration by Officer Velotta. Andrew Bayer was arrested at 60-17 56th Road for criminal obstruction...
Jan 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens residents mourn Sandy Hook victims
Two of slain had connections to the borough
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Newtown neighbors still seek relief from Sandy aftermath
Lilly Rodriguez and her husband have lived in Greenpoint for 43 years, to which she explained that she has never before dealt with a flood like the one caused by Hurricane Sandy. "Since the water c...
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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New school coming to Sunnyside
A new public school is coming to Sunnyside and it's being built from the ground up. P.S. 313 will be located at 45-45 42nd Street and will house approximately 430 students from pre-K through 5th gr...
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Training tomorrow’s ‘green’ employees at QBG
Job training program focuses on sustainability
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Planes fly low over Queens
Leaders and community members seek answers from the FAA
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (12/10/12-1216/12)
Monday, Dec. 10 Lukasz Ruszczyk was arrested at 64-11 60th Place for criminal contempt by Officer Zbikowski. Steven Rinaldi was arrested at 66-97 Fresh Pond Road for petit larceny by Detective Spag...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Undercover police gun down career felon in Ridgewood
It was Saturday night, and restaurants and local businesses near the intersection of Gates and Seneca avenues in Ridgewood were getting ready to close for the night when five gunshots rang through ...
Dec 12, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Television Chef Aids Hurricane Recovery Efforts
Celebrity chef Paula Deen focused less on her famous butter-filled recipes and more on how to get protein in the hands of Hurricane Sandy victims last week. On a cold loading dock in the Long Islan...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family of man pushed on subway tracks speaks
Remember father, husband as hard worker willing to help
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104th Blotter
Monday, Dec. 3 Rocco Opramolla was arrested at 60-12 53 rd Street for aggravated harassment by Officer Lodato. Brian Drepaul was arrested at 1935 Flushing Avenue for assault by Officer Vazquez. Mig...
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Middle Village welcomes the holidays
The Middle Village Chamber of Commerce and Middle Village Kiwanis cosponsored a Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony at United Methodist Church on Metropolitan Avenue Saturday evening. The event included...
Dec 06, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bloomberg thanks Parks workers for Sandy help
Immediately following Superstorm Sandy, the Park Department had to make sure that all of the city’s open spaces were safe for users. With 29,000 acres of park in New York City, the department’s emp...
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (11/26/12-12/2/12)
Monday, Nov. 26 Terence Mortagh was arrested at 88-36 Cooper Avenue for driving while intoxicated by Officer Murtha. Darin Wright was arrested at 1614 Weirfield Street for criminal mischief by Dete...
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Rescue workers search for victims through the rubble of a building destroyed during a reported barrel bomb attack in a rebel-held neighbourhood of eastern Aleppo, northern Syria on August 27, 2016At least 15 civilians were killed in a barrel bomb attack on a rebel-held district of Syria's Aleppo city on Saturday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said. The Britain-based group said regime aircraft had dropped two explosive-packed barrel bombs several minutes apart on the Maadi district of eastern Aleppo. The strikes hit "near a tent where people were receiving condolences for those killed this week in the neighbouring district of Bab al-Nayrab," Observatory director Rami Abdel Rahman said.


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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development in Kenya's capital NairobiBy George Obulutsa NAIROBI (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told African leaders on Saturday that his country will commit $30 billion in public and private support for infrastructure development, education and healthcare expansion in the continent. Resource-poor Japan has long been interested in tapping Africa's vast natural resources, even more so since dependence on oil and natural gas imports jumped after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster shut almost all of Japan's nuclear reactors. Abe, in the Kenyan capital Nairobi to attend the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), said the package would be spread over three years from this year and include $10 billion for infrastructure projects, to be executed through cooperation with the African Development Bank.


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People queue to vote during the presidential election in LibrevilleBy Gerauds Wilfried Obangome LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - Gabon voted on Saturday amid growing discontent over the failure to raise living standards despite its oil wealth, posing the potentially biggest challenge yet to President Ali Bongo, whose family has dominated the nation for half a century. Bongo faced nine other candidates - compared with 22 in the last election - but his main rival was veteran diplomat Jean Ping. In 2009, Bongo won with just 41.73 percent of the vote.


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