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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 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 | 23 23 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 | 23 23 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 | 26 26 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 | 12 12 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 | 56 56 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 | 58 58 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 | 87 87 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 | 91 91 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 | 97 97 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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Clinton treatment
Dear Editor, Regarding Edward Riechs' July 21st letter on the "unfair treatment" of Chelsea Clinton, Bill Clinton didn't lie to grand jury about his affair with a White House intern. He perjured hi...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Slice of Piazza
Dear Editor, I would like to offer congratulations to Mike Piazza for the enormous achievement of making the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. Piazza went in as a Met, which honors all of us Me...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Whole lotta Clinton
Dear Editor, Bill Clinton was president for eight years. If Hillary Clinton wins the upcoming election, she will take office on January 21, 2017. If she serves for eight years it's possible that Ch...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Backing Trump
Dear Editor, After some uncertainty about which candidate to vote for, after hearing Donald Trump's acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention there is absolutely no doubt in my mind w...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Needed vacation
Dear Editor, Congress adjourning and leaving Washington for a recess of seven weeks is actually great news. Our civil and economic liberties are continually at risk when any legislative body, be it...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stop K2, legalize pot
Dear Editor, K2 is touted as an alternative to marijuana because it allegedly provides a “high” similar to marijuana while not being detectible by common drug tests used today. Unlike marijuana, wh...
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shedding light on K2
Dear Editor, Kudos to Jaime Rosenberg for an excellent and informative expose on K2. The boxed answers to five key questions was very creative and helpful to your readers. Police Commissioner Bill ...
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scary politics
Dear Editor, It is not hard to be a fortune teller during this election process. If Trump loses in November one can already hear his rantings that the “system is rigged,” that he won the election a...
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wasted money
Dear Editor, Governor Andrew Cuomo's New York planned oversight by the state Design and Construction Corporation for all Metropolitan Transportation Authority capital projects over $50 million is r...
Jul 27, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Save Forest Hills
Dear Editor, As a lifelong resident of Forest Hills, I am writing to ask our legislators to save our idyllic community from urban sprawl. Anyone who has ever lived in Forest Hills knows what a trea...
Jul 20, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mourning loss
Dear Editor, The Gray Panthers NYC Network is outraged at the killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. The continued stealing of innocent lives as a result of overzealous policing is rooted...
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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What scandal?
Dear Editor, Republicans vowed the FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails would put an end to the "scandal" once and for all. Did it? Of course not. When FBI Director James Comey said they...
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unfair treatment
Dear Editor, The hypocrisy and disparate treatment by the media in the presidential campaign is absolutely flagrant. When Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka is interviewed by the press, nearly always s...
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thank LBJ
Dear Editor, July 2016 marks the 52nd Anniversary of federal government support for public transportation. The success of public transportation can be traced back to one of the late President Lyndo...
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Time to act
Dear Editor, The sit-in by Democrats in Congress to protest the failure of new gun law legislation may have ended, but the fight has only just begun. It is time for Congress to unite as one legisla...
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fire sweeps through Russian warehouse, killing 17 workersMOSCOW (AP) — A fire swept through a Moscow printing plant warehouse on Saturday, killing 17 migrant workers from Kyrgyzstan, Russia's emergency services said. A representative of the Kyrgyz community said the victims were all young women trapped in a dressing room while changing into their work clothes.


2016-08-27 09:41:51 -0400

Rescue workers search for victims through the rubble of a building destroyed during a reported barrel bomb attack in a rebel-held neighbourhood of eastern Aleppo, northern Syria on August 27, 2016At least 15 civilians were killed in a barrel bomb attack on a rebel-held district of Syria's Aleppo city on Saturday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said. The Britain-based group said regime aircraft had dropped two explosive-packed barrel bombs several minutes apart on the Maadi district of eastern Aleppo. The strikes hit "near a tent where people were receiving condolences for those killed this week in the neighbouring district of Bab al-Nayrab," Observatory director Rami Abdel Rahman said.


2016-08-27 09:29:32 -0400

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development in Kenya's capital NairobiBy George Obulutsa NAIROBI (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told African leaders on Saturday that his country will commit $30 billion in public and private support for infrastructure development, education and healthcare expansion in the continent. Resource-poor Japan has long been interested in tapping Africa's vast natural resources, even more so since dependence on oil and natural gas imports jumped after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster shut almost all of Japan's nuclear reactors. Abe, in the Kenyan capital Nairobi to attend the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), said the package would be spread over three years from this year and include $10 billion for infrastructure projects, to be executed through cooperation with the African Development Bank.


2016-08-27 09:24:21 -0400