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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 43 43 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 | 48 48 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 | 48 48 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 | 52 52 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 | 37 37 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 | 83 83 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 | 83 83 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 | 113 113 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 | 115 115 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 | 122 122 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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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - Feb. 4 to Feb. 11
Entertainment events occurring in Queens and Brooklyn
Feb 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Loston Harris to jazz up Manhattan Beach
Listen to Harris’ rendition of music from the Great American Songbook
Jan 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Easy Superbowl recipes to make in under an hour
From chili to brownies
Jan 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - Jan. 28 to Feb. 4
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens.
Jan 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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"Susie Q" follows shenanigans in Pleasantville-like Queens
The comedy follows two Forest Hills brothers with nothing to do but cause trouble
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - Jan. 21 to Jan. 28
Entertainment events occurring in Brooklyn and Queens.
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“Old South” aims to preserve and unite
Documentary tackles race debates throughout the nation
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hilarious & informative children’s author comes to BK
Artie Bennett's books aren't of the traditional sort.
Jan 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Global arts shape winter lineup in Flushing
A wedding dress exhibition, classic jazz concerts, Thunderbird American Indian dancers and a homage to the Lunar New Year are what’s in store for one of Queens’ diverse cultural institutions.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - Jan. 14 to Jan. 21
Entertainment events occurring in Brooklyn and Queens
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Q.E.D. to display work of local Astoria artists
Part of revolving art exhibition
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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El Tryptophan's genre-bending new album
This New Yorker is creating music for the mind rather than the body
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - Jan. 7 to Jan. 13
Entertainment events occurring in Brooklyn and Queens.
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Comedy's next big star is Jermaine Fowler
The comedian is starting his Give 'Em Hell comedy tour in Brooklyn
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Healthier meals to kick start the New Year
Let's all try to get into some healthier eating habits
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national news
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A lawyer for a Massachusetts man found with 95 packets of heroin in his car says his client shouldn't be punished for unknowingly buying a vehicle from a drug dealer.
2016-08-30 09:21:36 -0400

Gerald Poor talks to long time friend and former co-worker Larry Terrell in front of the now shuttered BorgWarner factory in Muncie IndianaBy Timothy Aeppel MUNCIE, Indiana (Reuters) - One night a month, retired auto workers shuffle into a former elementary school classroom here to discuss their legal fight against the company that cancelled their health care benefits seven years ago. The group is a remnant of a once-powerful United Auto Workers union local, which at its peak in the 1960s represented over 5,000 workers who made transmissions in Muncie for BorgWarner Inc, the global auto parts maker. In this election – with the victory of the populist Donald Trump as the Republican Party nominee and the strong run by the populist Bernie Sanders for the Democratic Party crown – many say they feel they’re finally being heard again.


2016-08-30 09:17:43 -0400

African National Congress Secretary General Mantashe gestures during a media briefing in JohannesburgJOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's ruling party said on Tuesday that ministers who are summoned by police to answer questions should do so, days after Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan declined to obey a police summons. Gordhan said on Wednesday he had done nothing wrong and had no legal obligation to obey a police summons over the probe into whether he used a surveillance unit set up at the tax service when he was in charge to spy on politicians. ...


2016-08-30 09:16:02 -0400