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What to do When Your Designated Driver Plan Fails
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 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 | 5 5 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 | 5 5 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 | 5 5 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 | 42 42 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 | 43 43 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 | 74 74 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 | 79 79 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 | 85 85 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 ...
Live in NY & Open A Corporation in Delaware – Why?
Aug 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
Do you love the big city life? Do you want to open your business in New York but aren’t sure if you can commit there? Is the nature of your business mobile or virtual, but you’d like to live in New...

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arts and entertainmemt
International artists to teach budding musicians at Gold Coast Arts Center
Four international musicians to teach at the local multi-arts center
Dec 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - Dec. 3 to Dec. 9
Entertainment events occurring in Brooklyn and Queens.
Dec 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rockland Nissan Offering Queens Car-Buyers the Chance to Win a Free 2-Year Lease
During the month of December, Tim O’Keefe, General Manager of the Nissan Dealership in Rockland County, is holding a special “Customer Appreciation Month”.
Dec 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monica Lionheart reveals edgier sound with second album
The electro-pop artist’s new album is all about missed connections
Nov 24, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - Nov. 26 onwards
Entertainment events occurring in Brooklyn and Queens.
Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sunday (11/26) Events in Queens
• Corona - 10:30 a.m. - Little Makers: Lantern Making. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St. • Woodside - 11 a.m. - Walking Tour: Immigrants in NYC. $25. Meet at 69th Street 7 Train Stop • Glendale -...
Nov 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saturday (11/21) Events in Queens
• Middle Village - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Blood Drive. Our Lady of Hope, 61-21 71st St. • Richmond Hill - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Richmond Hill Block Association Holiday Treasure Sale. 110-08 Jamaica Ave. ...
Nov 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ at Queens Theatre
Queens Theatre puts on an emotional display
Nov 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Carefully Taught’ examines contemporary culture & race
Carefully Taught is a riveting new play that pushes past the level of the modern day drama about two teachers by having their friendship tested through strains involving race.
Nov 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - Nov. 19 to Nov. 15
Weekly entertainment events occurring in Queens and Brooklyn.
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Sunday (11/15) Events in Queens
• Maspeth - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. - St. Stan's Fundraiser. St. Stan's Gym, 61-17 Grand Ave. • Woodhaven - 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Annual Toys for Tots Run. Forest Park Bandshell, Woodhaven Blvd. & For...
Nov 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saturday (11/14) Events in Queens
• Corona - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. - Gingerbread Lane. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St. • Bayside - 10 to 11:30 a.m. - Saturday Morning Cartoons. Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Ave. • Richmond...
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New movie centers around Middle Village
David Madison, a director and actor, decided to create a movie set in Middle Village about life in Middle Village.
Nov 12, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jazz Masters light up Flushing Town Hall
Jazz legends, and past National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Jazz Masters honorees, Jimmy Heath and Barry Harris put on an electrifying show at Flushing Town Hall on Friday night.
Nov 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - Nov. 12 to Nov. 18
Entertainment events occurring in Brooklyn and Queens.
Nov 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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national news

Former National Guard soldier Darryl Lee Wright leaves a courtroom at the U.S. District Court in Tacoma, Wash., where he faced two fraud charges Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Federal prosecutors say Wright lied his way to a Purple Heart and hundreds of thousands of dollars in government benefits. (AP Photo/Gene Johnson)TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a former soldier who lied his way to a Purple Heart by faking injuries from the Iraq War cheated Washington state and the federal government out of more than $750,000 — about three times what investigators cited when they first charged him with fraud in 2014.


2016-08-25 21:31:20 -0400

Although there is no firm count on the number of dolphins in the Hawaiian islands, the most recent estimate puts their number at 3,350, according to NOAAUS federal officials are seeking a ban on swimming with Hawaii's spinner dolphins, saying the encounters popular with tourists are harming the nocturnal creatures' sleeping habits. The proposal by the National Marine Fisheries Service of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) would ban swimming with Hawaiian spinner dolphins or approaching the animals within 50 yards (45 meters). "We are taking this action because spinner dolphins in the main Hawaiian islands are experiencing intense pressure from swimmers and other ocean users looking for a dolphin encounter," Ann Garrett, of the NOAA's Fisheries Office of Protected Resources, told reporters earlier this week.


2016-08-25 21:27:19 -0400

FILE - In this July 28, 2016 file photo, Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz (51) throws out an Atlanta Braves batter at first base during a baseball game in Atlanta. The NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers have swapped catchers with Philadelphia, getting Carlos Ruiz and trading A.J. Ellis to the Phillies. The deal was announced Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016.(AP Photo/John Bazemore)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers acquired Carlos Ruiz from Philadelphia in a trade of popular backup catchers Thursday, getting a player with a world of postseason experience.


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