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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 | 25 25 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 | 57 57 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 | 86 86 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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Cinderella run ends for St. Joe’s
In their quest to capture a Skyline title in their inaugural season in the league and become the first sixth seed to win the championship, St. Joseph’s College fell 63-47 to top-seeded Old Westbury...
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Surging Terriers bring playoff ball back to Brooklyn
It’s playoff time in Brooklyn Heights as the St. Francis Terriers men’s basketball team (15-16, 11-7 NEC) earned a home game in the Northeast Conference Tournament for the second straight season. T...
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Yankees/StubHub fued is bad for fans
Let me begin this column by expressing the fact that I am a Yankees season ticket holder. I don’t need to be, but I absolutely love attending New York games in the Bronx. I’ve had season tickets si...
Feb 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braica, Terriers making statement en route to playoffs
As post-season basketball draws near, the St. Francis Terriers men’s basketball team (13-16, 9-7 NEC) is emerging as one of the most dangerous squads in the Northeast Conference. The Boys from Broo...
Feb 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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The NBA is great, the All-Star Game is not
Each and every February, the All-Star Weekend is a chance for the NBA’s best players to showcase why they are among the best players that the world has to offer. This past weekend was a reminder ju...
Feb 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kearney takes first at meet
The Bishop Kearney High School swim team took first place in the B Division Dual Meet at this year’s championships held at the Aquatic Center in Eisenhower Park. Sophomore Cassidy Andre finished fi...
Feb 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pratt women are headed to HVIAC playoffs
Will face top-seeded Albany in first round on Saturday
Feb 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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LGCC basketball program making waves nationally
For a basketball program that is so young, the LaGuardia Lady Red Hawks have already enjoyed much success. LaGuardia Community College started its men’s and women’s basketball teams back in 2013, a...
Feb 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Youth basketball titan, O'Connell, leaves an indelible mark
As appeared in the Queens Ledger / Brooklyn Star Weekly newspapers the week of February 18, 2016
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It’s Simple Phil: Go Get Thibs!
I woke up on Monday morning to the news that Derek Fisher had been fired as coach of the New York Knicks. Considering it was the Monday after the Super Bowl, it certainly took me by surprise. Howev...
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kew-Forest headed to playoffs
The Kew-Forest School’s junior varsity team won the PSAA Eastern Division Championship for the 2015-16 season, going 10-1 in the conference with an overall record of 15-3. Playoffs for the team sta...
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Lady Bears have eyes on playoff spot
A couple of Christ the Kings alums helped St. Joseph’s top Yeshiva over the weekend. Senior Erica Eddy and sophomore Destiny Marino each dropped 18 points and the St. Joseph’s team made 27 free-thr...
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Standout senior forward reflects on career at St. Joe’s
Megafu on cusp of ending college career with over 1,500 points
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cam Newton: Don’t Hate, Just Appreciate
I hate the bye week between the AFC/NFC Championship games and the Super Bowl for two main reasons. First, it’s the first Sunday since Labor Day weekend when I don’t have football to watch. (Yes, I...
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St. Joe’s explodes for 95
Lady Bears fall despite big game from Marino, Porcasi
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Job seekers fill out applications during 11th annual Skid Row Career Fair the Los Angeles Mission in Los AngelesWall Street will fixate on a wave of U.S. economic data next week, crested by payrolls data on Friday that could sway expectations about the timing of future interest rate hikes and spark volatility in record-high stock prices. Fresh data about employment and consumer confidence could help investors solidify expectations for a December interest rate hike from the U.S. Federal Reserve, or lend weight to a minority of strategists predicting a rate rise as early as next month. Fed Chair Janet Yellen said the case for a rate hike is strengthening, but she left open the timing of what would be the first increase since December 2015.


2016-08-27 06:11:36 -0400

Coffins of some of the victims of Wednesday's earthquake lie inside a gymnasium in Ascoli Piceno, Italy, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. Strong aftershocks rattled residents and rescue crews alike Friday as hopes began to dim that firefighters would find any more survivors from Italy's earthquake. The first funerals were scheduled for some of the victims, with the government declaring a day of national mourning and a state funeral scheduled for Saturday. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)ASCOLI PICENO, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the Italian earthquake (all times local):


2016-08-27 06:11:28 -0400

Rescue workers combing the rubble said they had found no new survivors in the remote mountain villages in central Italy rocked by a powerful pre-dawn quake WednesdayFlags flew at half mast across Italy on Saturday as the country observed a day of mourning for the victims of an earthquake that killed nearly 300 people. President Sergio Mattarella paid tribute to the "extraordinary effort" of more than 4,000 rescue experts and volunteers as he began what was set to be an emotionally charged day with a brief visit to Amatrice, around 100 kilometres (60 miles) northeast of Rome. There are fears more bodies will be recovered in Amatrice, a holiday spot that was packed with visitors when the powerful quake struck in the early hours of Wednesday.


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