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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 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 | 26 26 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 | 26 26 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 | 28 28 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 | 15 15 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 | 59 59 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 | 61 61 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 | 89 89 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 | 94 94 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 | 101 101 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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Shamrocks Women up five with two games to go
Men fall 2-1 in Saturday night’s Irish Derby
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kim finishes 2nd in Big East
Senior Anna Kim jumped one spot on Sunday to close out an impressive Big East career with a second place finish at the Big EastWomen’s Golf Championship at the Callawassie Island Golf Club in South...
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flying high: Flushing swim team on a remarkable streak
The Queens YMCA Flushing Flyers have put together the best dynasty you’ve probably never heard of. Not three, not five, not ten, not even twenty; how about 30 consecutive state swimming championshi...
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Relax NY Fans, the Baseball Season is a Marathon Not a Sprint
Almost two weeks into this Major League Baseball season, I’ve heard the anxiety of both Yankees and Mets fans alike after each team’s sluggish start to 2016. I’m well aware that 4-6 right out of th...
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rocks suffer tough 3-0 loss
Women, Over 30s one step closer to league title
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College hopefuls shine at Unsigned Hype Showcase
It’s April, which means the most nerve-wracking saga for many high school basketball players across the nation is here: decision time. With the final signing period re-launching on Wednesday, April...
Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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No exaggeration, the greatest National Championship game ever!
Sports have this amazing quality to allow us to live in the moment. Sometimes, it’s an irrational feeling. “He’s the best pitcher I’ve ever seen.” “He’s the best quarterback I’ve ever seen.” I’ll f...
Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perfect day for the Rocks
The Over 30s moved on to the final four of the State Cup after a hard fought 1-0 win at Dinamo in Randalls Island. A dramatic winner from Paddy Geraghty with about two minutes to go sealed a May sh...
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Martin Luther honors its top winter athletes
Martin Luther School in Maspeth recently honored some of its student athletes at the annual Winter Athletic Awards assembly Special awards were presented to the following student athletes: • Varsit...
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Program returns to Pratt
Pratt Institute Athletics announced the re-addition of men’s and women’s soccer to its intercollegiate athletic offerings beginning with the 2016-17 school year. The revived men’s and women’s socce...
Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Brotherly Bond in Brooklyn: Ponds & Dunn leave Jefferson on top
Success is better when it’s shared with the ones you love; Shamorie Ponds and Rasheem Dunn serve as no exception. The well-accomplished backcourt from Thomas Jefferson Campus in Brooklyn will gradu...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baseball outlook is sunny for local teams
I’ve been counting down the days until the start of the 2016 baseball season. The start of the season just by nature usually brings all sorts of excitement and anticipation, but this season feels a...
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‘Real Greeks’ top Shamrocks
The Greek Americans made up ground in CSL Division 1 with a deserved 2-0 win over the Shamrocks at the Met Oval in Maspeth on Sunday night. A goal just before half-time gave the home side a deserve...
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Asoria native joins the St. Joseph’s 100-hit club
After launching three home runs last week and becoming the 10th Bear to join the 100-hit club, senior Brian Luebcke (Astoria/Monsignor McClancy) was named the Skyline Conference Baseball Player of ...
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BK Friends coach to head women’s program
Gary Lawson has been named as head women’s soccer coach at St. Joseph’s College in Brooklyn. “Gary’s dynamic coaching philosophy and development plan for the program stood out among all the nationw...
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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at Joni's Roast and Ride at the Iowa State Fairgrounds, in Des Moines, Iowa, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT):


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People pose for pictures at a Gupta family wedding in Sun City, South Africa, on May 1, 2013South Africa's wealthy Gupta family with influential ties to President Jacob Zuma said Saturday they plan to sell all their business interests in the country by the end of the year. "As a family, we now believe that the time is right for us to exit our shareholding of the South African businesses which we believe will benefit our existing employees, and lead to further growth in the businesses," said a statement issued by their holding company Oakbay Investments. The Gupta family companies led by brothers Atul, Ajay and Rajesh, have over the years been embroiled in scandals, including accusations of having undue influence over Zuma.


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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a session with Kenya's Ministry of Health and World Bank group at the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) in Nairobi on August 26, 2016Japan will pour $30 billion (27 billion euros) in investment into Africa by 2018, including $10 billion in infrastructure development, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Saturday at a summit in Nairobi. "When combined with the investment from the private sector I expect the total real amount to be $30 billion," Abe said at the opening of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD). "This is an investment that has faith in Africa's future," he said.


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