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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 35 35 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 | 41 41 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 | 41 41 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 | 43 43 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 | 31 31 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 | 75 75 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 | 76 76 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 | 106 106 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 | 108 108 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 | 114 114 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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Treating America's Pain Crisis
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Dec 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Be sure to donate any unused coats this winter
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Dec 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Street Co-Naming Falls Short as Recognition
About two months ago, I attended a ceremony to honor the Matinecock people. A small sign reading “Matinecock Way” was placed on the corner of Northern Boulevard and Marathon Parkway in Little Neck ...
Dec 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Medicinal Marijuana Not a Magic Bullet
Is marijuana the Holy Grail for pain medication? You might think so by reading the popular press. An ideal drug therapy is one that is highly effective for a multitude of pain disorders and has low...
Dec 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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A New Year and a New Beginning
The New Year is a time of resolutions. It's a time when people commit to making a change in their life. Losing weight, changing jobs, saving money, making money, a new relationship, getting in shap...
Dec 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community Needs More Input in Shutting Down Problem Clubs
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$15 Will Lift Homecare Workers Out of Poverty
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Make this year's holidays more meaningful
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Dec 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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This Holiday Season, Military Families Need Support
Most troops have returned home from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Fewer than 10,000 U.S. soldiers remain in Afghanistan, down from a peak of more than 100,000 in June 2011. Only about 3,000 rem...
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Clear terminal project for takeoff
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Safety of our kids not up for debate
Early this week, the City Council overwhelming voted to pass a law that would allocate $20 million in public funding to pay for security guards in private schools. While opponents may express conce...
Dec 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Make voice heard on mayor's zoning proposals
The Department of City Planning will be holding a public hearing on Mayor Bill de Blasio’s two proposals to increase the number of affordable housing and senior housing units in our city. The propo...
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Pipeline to Prosperity
With a message of economic populism, presidential contenders from both parties are fighting for votes from the middle class. "Far too many Americans live on the edge of economic ruin. They see only...
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Don't become a statistic this holiday season
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What is a capital gains tax?
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A hand-made sign referencing consent in relation to sexual assault lays on the ground at the Stanford University commencement ceremony in Palo Alto, CaliforniaCalifornia lawmakers, acting in response to nationwide outrage over the six-month jail term given to a former Stanford University swimmer following his conviction for sexual assault on an unconscious woman, on Monday passed legislation closing a loophole that allowed the sentence. The law, AB-2888, now goes to Governor Jerry Brown for his signature. The measure was introduced in the legislature in response to the sentence given to 20-year-old Brock Turner by Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky in June, which was widely condemned as too lenient.


2016-08-29 19:15:23 -0400

FILE - In this May 22, 2015, file photo, Federal police stand near the bodies of men who authorities say were suspected cartel gunmen at the Rancho del Sol, near Ecuanduero, in western Mexico. Mexico's president dismissed the chief of the federal police force Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, less than two weeks after the country's human rights commission released a scathing report alleging federal police executed at least 22 suspected drug cartel members during a raid on the ranch. (AP Photo/Oscar Pantoja Segundo, File)MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's president dismissed the chief of the federal police force Monday, less than two weeks after the country's human rights commission released a scathing report alleging federal police "executed arbitrarily" at least 22 suspected drug cartel members during a raid on a ranch.


2016-08-29 19:14:01 -0400

In this Aug. 2016 photo provided by Alyson Payne, Milkie, a 14-year-old tabby cat, sits on a bathroom counter after being rescued in New Buffalo, Mich. A Michigan Welcome Center doubled as an animal rescue center, as employees sought and saved a cat that escaped from its cross-country bound family. Center employee Payne says workers finally safely trapped Milkie on Friday, Aug. 26. (Alyson Payne via AP)NEW BUFFALO, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan Welcome Center doubled as an animal rescue center, as employees sought and saved a cat that escaped from its cross-country bound family.


2016-08-29 19:12:40 -0400