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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 52 52 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 | 57 57 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 | 56 56 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 | 60 60 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 | 46 46 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 | 91 91 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 | 92 92 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 | 121 121 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 | 124 124 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 | 131 131 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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Variety show takes over historic Astor Room
Michael Mott & Friends introduces a new class of Broadway stars and more to The Astor Room in Astoria
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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IFP's captivating Film Week is coming soon
The Independent Filmmaker Project’s annual Film Week, occurring between September 17th and September 22nd, has raised the stakes this year.
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - September 1 - September 8
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
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Brazil takes over the Museum of the Moving Image
On Fridays now through September 9, the Museum of the Moving Image will showcase the work of Brazilian women directors in its new season of O Brasil: Contemporary Brazilian Cinema.
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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BK designs, Titanic chair on display in Manhattan
The new “From Teaspoons to Titanic: Recent Acquisitions” exhibition
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - August 25 - August 30
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens-themed gallery at Resorts World reflects community
Exhibit shows off summer in Queens
Aug 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - August 18 - August 25
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
Aug 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fall festival The Meadows to take over Citi Field
The Meadows Music and Arts Festival, which is slated for the weekend of October 1st and 2nd at the Citi Field complex in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, promises quite the impressive lineup.
Aug 09, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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2,000 miles on a bike for musician Joanna Wallfisch
Forget walking 1,000 miles, Wallfisch is biking 2,000 miles to perform her music along the west coast
Aug 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Book Festival is a success in Astoria
The Queens Book Festival kicked off at Kaufman Astoria Studios in Astoria on Sunday as more than 3,000 people gathered to celebrate the literary scene in Queens.
Aug 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - August 11 - August 18
Entertainment events in Queens and Brooklyn
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Potter-mania returns with Astoria Bookshop release party
Bookshop honors Harry Potter with midnight party
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer tradition featuring 70mm films returns
The Museum of the Moving Image’s annual summer tradition, the See It Big! The 70mm Show, has returned with eight classic and contemporary films photographed in 70mm that will be projected in 70mm.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - August 4 - August 11
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens
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national news

The outcome raised hopes that a treatment may finally be within reach for the memory- and independence-robbing Alzheimer's diseaseAn experimental drug cleared protein buildup in the brains of people with mild Alzheimer's disease and slowed their mental decline, the results of a preliminary trial showed. "Although potentially this is an exciting story, it is important to temper any excitement with considerable caution," said Robert Howard, a professor of old age psychiatry at University College London. Researchers in the United States and Switzerland tested aducanumab, developed by biotech firm Biogen, on 165 people with early-stage Alzheimer's disease for a period of one year.


2016-08-31 23:23:34 -0400

Giuseppe Manone boards up the windows of a store in Hilo, Hawaii as Hurricane Madeline approached the Big Island on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. Drier air and strong upper atmosphere winds are weakening Hurricane Madeline as it approaches Hawaii. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)HILO, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on tropical weather systems threatening Hawaii and the Southeast (all times Hawaii local):


2016-08-31 23:21:32 -0400

The European Commission has told tech giant Apple to pay $14.5 billion in back taxesThe huge back-tax bill European authorities slapped on Apple has put a spotlight on $2.4 trillion in untaxed earnings parked offshore by US companies, a tempting target for governments seeking to strengthen their finances. While Washington lays claim to rights to tax the money, critics say it represents profits transferred out of other countries' jurisdictions by accounting tricks. On Tuesday the European Commission ruled that Ireland's deep tax breaks for Apple were not allowed under EU rules and told the company to pay $14.5 billion in back taxes.


2016-08-31 23:18:44 -0400