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What to do When Your Designated Driver Plan Fails
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 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 | 15 15 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 | 15 15 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 | 4 4 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 | 48 48 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 | 48 48 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 | 78 78 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 | 83 83 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 | 89 89 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 ...
Live in NY & Open A Corporation in Delaware – Why?
Aug 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
Do you love the big city life? Do you want to open your business in New York but aren’t sure if you can commit there? Is the nature of your business mobile or virtual, but you’d like to live in New...

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CYO Suspends SIX St. Cecilia Hoops Teams
In an unprecedented move last week program directors from the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) suspended all six boys basketball teams from St. Cecilia Parish in Greenpoint. According to a source ...
Jan 20, 2012 | 3 3 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martin Luther Basketball Roundup
The wins keep coming for the junior varsity girls basketball team at Martin Luther School. With a 48-15 win over Greater New York Academy, the team has now won eight straight. Freshman point guard ...
Jan 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boys and Girls Club hosts Holiday Tournament
The Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens held its holiday basketball tournament in its Long Island City gym from Friday, January 6, through Sunday, January 8. Twenty teams competed in the tourname...
Jan 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Finally healthy, SJU women roll over BU
Having a full team makes quite the difference. Finally playing with a roster full of healthy players, the St. John’s women’s basketball team used 54.7 percent shooting to sail past Boston Universit...
Jan 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens resident wins NYS Amateur Muay Thai title
Jessica Ng 6-0 in competitive fighting
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big 2nd half key to SJU victory over UTPA
‘Tis the season for giving, and Texas-Pan American gave St. John’s just about all it could handle on Wednesday night at Carnesecca Arena. Luckily for Red Storm fans, the Johnnies were in the giving...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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MLB drops the ball again, overlooks Gil Hodges
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Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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MLS rolls over St. Demetrios
Senior Jean Paul Arias scored 40 points and pulled down a career high 20 rebounds to lead Martin Luther over St. Demetrios 73-46. MLS (3-6 overall and 1-2 PSAA) needed the standout performance, as ...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Colgate Games kick off at Pratt
Thousands of girls and young women from all over the east coast competed this weekend in the first preliminary meet of the Colgate Women’s Games, the nation’s largest female amateur track series, a...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perfect Storm
SJU women 8-0 in Holiday Classic
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shorthanded Johnnies take care Fordham
St. John's had five players for the first half, six for the second, and the coach was about 1,000 miles away. Sounds like a recipe for a young team to lose its fourth straight game. Not this team. ...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1087 1087 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nets add two forwards, shed Outlaw
The New Jersey Nets, who will become the Brooklyn Nets in at the start of the 2012 season in a new home in Downtown Brooklyn, made several roster moves last week. Unfortunately for Nets fans, it wa...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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JV Lady Cougars defeat SIA 38-32
Lead by Xena Anderson and Leslly Marmolejo, with 16 points and 12 points, respectively, the Martin Luther Lady Cougars defeated Staten Island Academy, 38-32, in PSAA play. The junior varsity team i...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lindsey decides to leave SJU
Things have not been going well for the highly touted St. John's men's basketball 2011 recruiting class. Red Storm head coach Steve Lavin announced that sophomore guard Nurideen Lindsey plans to tr...
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Falcons hold fundraiser
The Queens Falcons, which aims to empower inner-city teenage boys through football, teaching them teamwork, leadership skill, and the ability to motivate themselves and others, last week held a fun...
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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U.S. Secretary of State Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov shake hands during a bilateral meeting focused on the Syrian crisis in GenevaBy Lesley Wroughton and Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov met in Geneva on Friday to try to hammer out final details of a cooperation agreement on fighting Islamist militants in Syria. The hope is that a deal on fighting jihadists in Syria will help lead to a cessation of hostilities between the army and its militia allies on one side and non-jihadist rebels opposed to President Bashar al-Assad, as a step towards relaunching talks on a political transition to end the five-year Syrian conflict. The meeting between Lavrov and Kerry at a luxury hotel on Lake Geneva began shortly after 10 am (0800 GMT).


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Chahed arrives to deliver a speech at the Assembly of People's Representatives in TunisBy Tarek Amara TUNIS (Reuters) - If Tunisia does not overcome its economic difficulties, an austerity programme will be inevitable next year with thousands of public sector job cuts and new taxes, prime minister-designate Youssef Chahed told parliament on Friday. Chahed has promised his new government will take tough decisions to help growth in the economy and create jobs as the country comes under pressure from international lenders to push through reforms and trim public spending. Lawmakers were meeting on Friday to vote whether to approve Chahed's new government - a broad coalition of secular, Islamist and leftist parties, independents and trade union allies which he believes can deliver on economic reforms.


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Judge Thokozile Masipa, reads her verdict during the state appeal hearing at the high court in Johannesburg, South Africa,Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. The State lost it's appeal after challenging a ruling by Judge Masipa against convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius who received six years for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe/POOL)JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African judge on Friday dismissed an appeal by prosecutors for a harsher sentence against Oscar Pistorius who was found guilty of murder for killing his girlfriend in 2013.


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