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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 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 | 42 42 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 | 42 42 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 | 44 44 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 | 32 32 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 | 76 76 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 | 77 77 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 | 107 107 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 | 109 109 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 | 115 115 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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Woodside hotel now serving as shelter for homeless
Residents never informed about temporary situation
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Markey: meeting with Stringer key to stopping shelter
PLUS: Protestors urges nationwide boycott of Holiday Inn, CB5 prepares for potentially raucous hearing
Aug 24, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 5 5 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/15/16-8/21/16)
Monday, Aug. 15 Roberto Figueroa was arrested at Saint Nicholas And Myrtle avenues for aggravated unlicensed operator by Office Szpak. David Williams was arrested at Fresh Pond Road and Metropolita...
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Protesters should direct their anger at City Hall: Holiday Inn rep
A representative from the Holiday Inn Express in Maspeth, which the city plans to convert into a homeless shelter on October 1, said protesters should be shouting at City Hall, not the hotel. The r...
Aug 18, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Editorial: A Tale of Two Meetings
One aspect dominated media coverage of shelter meeting
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Maspeth residents continue to protest shelter plan - including man who was arrested Thursday
Hundreds of protesters rallied in front of the Holiday Inn Express in Maspeth on Monday evening, continuing their ongoing demonstrations against the hotel’s conversion into a homeless shelter. One ...
Aug 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/1/16-8/14/16)
Monday, Aug. 1 Jorge Fajardo was arrested at 62-27 Fresh Pond Road for aggravated harassment by Officer Vazquez. Emanuel Miro was arrested at Juniper Boulevard South and 69th Place for unauthorized...
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Angry residents protest homeless shelter plan in Maspeth
CB5 to hold its own likely contentious hearing on August 31
Aug 12, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Night Out brings police, community closer
104th takes over Juniper Valley with food, music, rides
Aug 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Campers on campus: scouts explore St. John's
STEM, technology a focus of week-long program
Aug 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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City looks to convert Maspeth hotel into adult shelter
Local resident claims homeless already living in facility
Aug 04, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Breathalyzers in DWI Cases: To Blow or Not to Blow
One of the most frequently asked questions of criminal defense lawyers is whether or not a person is better off agreeing to take a breath test or refusing to take a breath test when pulled over by ...
Aug 03, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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How The HECM Financial Tool is Significantly Improving Retirement Plans for Queens Residents
How A HECM Can Provide You With The Extra Cash You Need For Retirement. Longer life expectancy, rising health care costs, unstable market returns, and inflated cost of living increases over the las...
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Serial burglar shot by cops at Maspeth house
Woman injured by cable wire in unrelated incident
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Humberto de la Calle, fourth from left, the chief of Colombia's government negotiation team with rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, speaks during a press conference at the presidential palace in Bogota, Colombia, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. A permanent cease-fire took effect in Colombia on Monday as a result of a peace accord for ending five decades of war between the government and the rebels group. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A permanent cease-fire took effect in Colombia on Monday, a major step in bringing an end to 52 years of bloody combat between the government and the country's biggest rebel group.


2016-08-29 21:22:22 -0400

Gene Wilder, pictured in Deauville in 1984, reportedly died of complications from Alzheimer's disease at his home in ConnecticutGene Wilder, who delighted audiences with his comic turns in "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" and Mel Brooks classics including "Blazing Saddles" and "The Producers," died at age 83. "It is with indescribable sadness and blues, but with spiritual gratitude for the life lived, that I announce the passing of husband, parent and universal artist Gene Wilder, at his home in Stamford, Connecticut," Walker-Pearlman said in a statement. Wilder, whose third wife Gilda Radner died of ovarian cancer, was treated for lymphoma in 2000 and had worked only sporadically since.


2016-08-29 21:22:12 -0400

Actor Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles as the neurotic accountant in "The Producers" and the mad scientist of "Young Frankenstein," ...


2016-08-29 21:20:06 -0400