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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 41 41 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 | 46 46 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 | 46 46 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 | 48 48 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 | 35 35 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 | 80 80 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 | 81 81 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 | 111 111 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 | 113 113 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 | 120 120 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 | 17 17 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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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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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 | 19 19 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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A firefighter cuddles his dog as rescuers continue searching through the rubble in Amatrice, central Italy, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016 after last Wednesday's earthquake. (Massimo Percossi/ANSA via AP)AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Construction crews worked through the night to build a tent complex to host an Italian state funeral Tuesday in quake-devastated Amatrice after outraged residents rejected the government's plan to hold the service in a distant airport hangar.


2016-08-30 05:25:38 -0400

Apple released its latest iOS version, 9.3.5, which the New York Times said was meant to fix three security vulnerabilities in Apple productsThe European Union is expected to order Apple on Tuesday to pay billions of euros in back taxes in Ireland in one of its largest such cases after ruling that sweetheart tax deals for the US tech giant were illegal. The bloc's competition watchdog, Margrethe Vestager, will hold a press conference at 1000 GMT in which sources told AFP she is set to announce the European Commission's findings on the case. Brussels launched an inquiry three years ago into tax breaks that Ireland offered iPhone-maker Apple, in one of a series of anti-trust cases targeting major US corporations that have angered Washington.


2016-08-30 05:24:26 -0400

US state officials say hackers have stolen data from as many as 200,000 voter records, although they told the Chicago Tribune no such record had been deleted or alteredRussian-based hackers may have been responsible for two recent attempts to breach US voter registration databases in two states, raising fears Moscow is trying to undermine November's presidential election, US media said Monday. The incidents led the FBI to send a "flash alert" to election officials earlier this month, asking them to watch for similar cyber-attacks. The FBI alert, first reported by Yahoo News, did not mention Russia.


2016-08-30 05:21:03 -0400