blog roll
our featured bloggers
This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 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 | 31 31 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 | 31 31 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 | 33 33 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 | 20 20 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 | 65 65 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 | 66 66 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 | 95 95 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 | 99 99 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 | 105 105 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 ...

more blogs

opinion
9/11: 28 Pages Later
Op-Ed
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
K2 overdoses sign more needs to be done
IN OUR OPINION
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Will We Vote for Trump Exit?
Op-Ed
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
START-UP NY is a Stalled Program
Op-Ed
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Following New York City's lead on community policing
The horrendous violence that marred this country for the past week has just been a continuation of what's been an awful summer season for the United States. Sometimes it feels like it has to get a ...
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Legislative Session Good for NYers
Op-Ed
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
EPA Stopping America’s Energy Revolution
Op-Ed
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Things that go boom in the night
IN OUR OPINION
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Good News for City's Renters
Op-Ed
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Swiss Voters Reject Economic Stupidity
Give Swiss voters credit — well, at least 77 percent of them. In a recent national referendum, they overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that would have guaranteed each Swiss adult a monthly payment ...
Jul 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Triboro Rail Will Never Leave the Station
Op-Ed
Jun 28, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Anti-Frackers Undermine Progress
Op-Ed
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
'Zero' a huge gain for rent-stabilized tenants
IN OUR OPINION
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
New UN Panel Misguided, Possibly Dangerous
Op-Ed
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Freedom Makes America Great
Op-Ed
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

Derren Sorrells is pictured in this undated booking photo. Sorrells is charged in the murder of Nykea Aldridge, a cousin of NBA star Dwyane WadeIn a case that has emerged as a talking point in the U.S. presidential race, Darwin Sorrells Jr., 26, and Derren Sorrells, 22, are facing charges of first-degree murder and attempted murder in the death of Nykea Aldridge, a 32-year-old mother of four, police said. Aldridge was hit when the suspects opened fire at the intended target, a driver of a car who told authorities he worked for Uber and was dropping off passengers. Darwin Sorrells was sentenced to six years in prison in 2013 on a gun charge but was "let out early," police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said on Twitter on Sunday.


2016-08-28 15:00:03 -0400

FILE -- In this Jan. 30, 2002 file photo, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, right, shakes hands with Israeli Defense Minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer before their meeting in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheik. Ben Eliezer, a veteran Israeli politician who held a series of top governmental posts, including defense minister died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. He was 80. A native Arabic speaker, Ben Eliezer was on friendly terms with deposed Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak and other Arab leaders and helped bridge gaps between Israel and the Arab world. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)JERUSALEM (AP) — Binyamin Ben Eliezer, a veteran Israeli politician who held several top government posts and often served as a bridge to the Arab world, died Sunday. He was 80.


2016-08-28 14:59:52 -0400

German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks during ARD summer-interview in BerlinGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel's domestic popularity has declined, a poll showed on Sunday, with 50 percent of Germans against her serving a fourth term in office after a federal election next year. This has raised opposition to Merkel's open-door migrant policy, which allowed hundreds of thousands from the Middle East, Africa and elsewhere into Germany last year. The head of Germany's Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF), Frank-Juergen Weise, told the newspaper that he expects a maximum of 300,000 refugees to arrive in Germany this year.


2016-08-28 14:56:46 -0400