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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 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 | 31 31 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 | 31 31 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 | 33 33 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 | 20 20 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 | 64 64 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 | 66 66 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 | 94 94 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 | 99 99 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 | 105 105 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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Scout overcomes huge obstacles to earn rank of Eagle
If you have a goal, don’t stop going working for it, just keep going. That has been the motto of 18-year-old Jonathan Murphy, who recently achieved the highest rank in the Boy Scouts. On June 10, h...
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Stan's lunch aide retires after four decades
For the past 40 years, Monica Reilly has kept the hearts and bellies of the students and teachers at Maspeth's St. Stanislaus Kostka School full. On Thursday, they paid a fitting tribute to the lon...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (6/13/16-6/19/16)
Monday, June 13 Matthew Young was arrested at 71-07 65th Place for assault by Officer Vasquez. Ryan Byrd was arrested at 61-01 55th Street for second-degree assault by Officer Marinacci. Helen Hon ...
Jun 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth Kiwanis awards annual scholarships
13 local seniors honored at luncheon
Jun 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth site eyed for eight-acre NYPD storage facility
Grand Ave. building once home to Star Corrugated Box
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Investors Bank opens Grand Avenue branch
Investors Bank is holding a month-long grand opening event at the new Maspeth branch at 69-71 Grand Avenue, its eighth branch in Queens. Branch Manager Karla Chong-Dichiara joined Investors Bank be...
Jun 15, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annual Relay for Life returns to Juniper Valley Park
The American Cancer Society held its biggest Queens event of the summer on Saturday, as over 1,000 people walked the track and camped out in Middle Village’s Juniper Valley Park as part of a night ...
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two construction projects starting in Middle Village, Glendale
Residents to face water and traffic interruptions
Jun 14, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early childhood school takes different approach
Lauren Travers is trying to change early childhood education one step at a time. The Sunnyside resident and mother of two runs Amazing Magic Beans, a private school for young children ages 2 to 5. ...
Jun 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens College celebrates 92nd commencement
Speakers urge students to set high goals, contribute
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DOT proposes changes to Maspeth truck bypass
The Department of Transportation is looking to ease the flow of traffic through industrial Maspeth and the surrounding areas of Ridgewood and Woodside. Agency reps met for the second time with the ...
Jun 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flood panel tech wins city's resiliency competition
FW Brown to install panels to area small businesses
Jun 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boro to get Vietnam memorial
Borough president announces she will allocate remaining $1.5M
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Maspeth honors centennial of World War I
The annual Maspeth Memorial Day Parade on Sunday afternoon honored the centennial of the United States’s involvement in World War I. The theme of this year's parade was “Maspeth, Lest We Forget: 10...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former U.S. trade czar keynotes Queens Chamber expo
Talks importance of nuclear energy
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, smiles during a joint press conference with Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka, right, in Prague, Czech Republic, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (Roman Vondrous/CTK via AP)BERLIN (AP) — Germany's top migration official predicts that fewer than 300,000 refugees will come to the country this year, a sharp drop compared with the height of the migrant crisis in 2015.


2016-08-28 07:03:21 -0400

Destroyed houses in Onna are seen in this aerial view near L'AquilaBy Gavin Jones L'AQUILA, Italy (Reuters) - Seven years after being devastated by an earthquake that killed more than 300 people, L'Aquila's abandoned city center is a stark reminder of the struggle facing Italian towns hit by a quake last week. "This place is one big building site," said Luca Dioletta, the owner of Bar Duomo in the L'Aquila's main square, dominated by the neoclassical cathedral which is one of few buildings not shrouded in protective tarpaulins. Bar Duomo, which opened just a month ago, is the only bar or restaurant in the square which used to teem with life before the quake struck on April 6, 2009.


2016-08-28 06:57:39 -0400

FILE - In this Aug. 4 2016 file photo made from video, Nissrine Samali, 20, gets into the sea wearing a burkini, a wetsuit-like garment that also covers the head, in Marseille, southern France. France's top administrative court has overturned Friday Aug. 26, 2016 a town burkini ban amid shock and anger worldwide after some Muslim women were ordered to remove body-concealing garments on French Riviera beaches. (AP Photo, File)PARIS (AP) — The national identity crisis exposed by France's burkini controversy is threatening to set the tone for the country's presidential campaign.


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