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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 45 45 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 | 50 50 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 | 50 50 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 | 54 54 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 | 39 39 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 | 85 85 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 | 86 86 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 | 115 115 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 | 117 117 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 | 124 124 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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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...
Dec 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Dec 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don't become a statistic this holiday season
IN OUR OPINION
Dec 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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What is a capital gains tax?
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Dec 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Must Reform Street Vending Regulations
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Dec 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bush's Health Plan Succeeds Where Obamacare Fails
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This Year's General Election Was a Waste of Money
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Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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City needs to be ahead of the curve on new tech
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Zoning changes not the answer to housing crisis
A recent report released by the Citizens Budget Coalition highlighting the real burden of debt on residents in New York City is a clear sign that we need affordable housing solutions. The city cann...
Nov 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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GOP Debate Ignores Economic Effects of Climate Change
GOP presidential hopefuls squared off Tuesday night at Wisconsin’s Milwaukee Theater to debate job growth and the economy, yet in four-plus hours of debate (two for the “undercard” first debate and...
Nov 18, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stop Educating Students for Jobs That Won't Exist
The robots are coming, and they may put your friendly neighborhood retail staffer out of work. Home-improvement superstore Lowe's recently began employing robot sales assistants in its stores. The ...
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What to know about cancer and your pet
Cancer can strike anyone, including our pets. But as scary as a cancer diagnosis may be, it's not a death sentence for your dog or cat. November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month, and a good time to di...
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Should I sell now?
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Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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SCA ignoring community on school proposal
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Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vision Zero needs to focus on buses
Last week, three pedestrians were killed by buses in New York City, including two in Queens, a borough reliant on buses as public transportation. The utilization of buses, especially in transit-sta...
Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2016 file photo, President Barack Obama answers a question during a news conference at the Pentagon. President Barack Obama has cut short the sentences of 111 federal inmates in another round of commutations for those convicted of nonviolent drug offenses. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama cut short on Tuesday the sentences of 111 federal inmates in another round of commutations for those convicted of nonviolent drug offenses.


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Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos delivers a speech , in Bogota on August 29, 2016 during the opening of the Center for Rehabilitation for soldiers and police officers injured in armed conflictColombian President Juan Manuel Santos signed a decree Tuesday setting out the question voters will answer in a decisive referendum on the government's historic peace deal with the FARC rebels. The peace deal concluded last Wednesday between government and rebel negotiators in Cuba will only be ratified if more Colombians answer "yes" than "no," and if the "yes" camp passes the threshold of 4.4 million votes -- 13 percent of the electorate.


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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 file photo, the Rev. Franklin Graham speaks during an election prayer rally outside the state Capitol in Albany, N.Y. Graham is scheduled to hold a mass prayer rally as part of a 50-state tour to urge evangelicals to vote, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, on Boston Common. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)BOSTON (AP) — The son of famed evangelist Billy Graham urged a gathering on the historic Boston Common on Tuesday to vote in the November election, but stressed that he was taking no sides publicly in the U.S. presidential race.


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