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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 | 26 26 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 | 58 58 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 | 87 87 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
Feb 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development in Kenya's capital NairobiBy George Obulutsa NAIROBI (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told African leaders on Saturday that his country will commit $30 billion in public and private support for infrastructure development, education and healthcare expansion in the continent. Resource-poor Japan has long been interested in tapping Africa's vast natural resources, even more so since dependence on oil and natural gas imports jumped after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster shut almost all of Japan's nuclear reactors. Abe, in the Kenyan capital Nairobi to attend the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), said the package would be spread over three years from this year and include $10 billion for infrastructure projects, to be executed through cooperation with the African Development Bank.


2016-08-27 09:24:21 -0400

People queue to vote during the presidential election in LibrevilleBy Gerauds Wilfried Obangome LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - Gabon voted on Saturday amid growing discontent over the failure to raise living standards despite its oil wealth, posing the potentially biggest challenge yet to President Ali Bongo, whose family has dominated the nation for half a century. Bongo faced nine other candidates - compared with 22 in the last election - but his main rival was veteran diplomat Jean Ping. In 2009, Bongo won with just 41.73 percent of the vote.


2016-08-27 09:23:03 -0400

A Turkish soldier on an armoured personnel carrier waves as they drive from the border back to their base in Karkamis on the Turkish-Syrian borderBy Umit Bektas KARKAMIS, Turkey (Reuters) - A group allied to Kurdish-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said it was bombarded by Turkish warplanes on Saturday, after Turkey's military launched an incursion this week into northern Syria against both Islamic State and Kurdish forces. If the jets struck targets linked to the Kurdish-aligned group, it would signal Turkey's action against Kurdish-backed forces in Syria was being ratcheted up a notch. The Jarablus Military Council, a group that is part of the Kurdish-backed SDF, said the jets hit a village south of the strategic town of Jarablus, causing civilian casualties.


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