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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 50 50 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 | 54 54 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 | 54 54 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 | 58 58 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 | 44 44 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 | 89 89 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 | 90 90 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 | 119 119 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 | 122 122 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 | 129 129 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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Riis lifeguard in nationals
Queens lifeguard Christian Foti is competing in the 2016 USLA National Lifeguard Championships in Hermosa Beach, California this week. This will be his third time competing in the championships and...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Empire fall in first Mylan team tennis event
But Forest Hills crowd excited for pro tennis
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yankees Change in Philosophy Should Be Applauded
About a week ago, after the news that Arodlis Chapman had been traded to the Chicago Cubs, I thought there was a pretty good chance the Yankees would be done dealing. They traded a valuable yet rep...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Showtime revisited: Frampton far from only rising star
Years from now, we may look back on July 30 as a night where several big names took their next step toward stardom. Hardcore fight fans endlessly search for optimism in a sport that is far removed ...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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The unusual and extraordinary rise of Tevin Farmer
A lot of us didn’t see this coming. But he did, he always did. Tevin Farmer’s rise to one of boxing’s top prospects is one of the more unexpected developments in the sport, but if watch him fight f...
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yankees want the best of both worlds
After Sunday’s victory over the San Francisco Giants, the Yankees concluded their critical ten game home stand out of the All-Star Break with a record of 6-4. A solid home stand when you consider t...
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York Empire ready to kick off inaugural season
The Mylan World Team Tennis squad, coached by Patrick McEnroe, will compete in six home matches at historic Forest Hills Stadium at The West Side Tennis Club starting July 31. The highlights of eac...
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Berardi makes return to ECC
Christina Berardi will join Queens College as head softball coach after serving as assistant coach for five seasons at Southern New Hampshire University. “I am excited for the opportunity to lead t...
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joe’s to add men’s swim squad
St. Joseph’s College has announced the addition of a varsity men’s swimming team to begin competition in 2016-17. The addition of men’s swimming increases the NCAA Division III varsity offerings on...
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Malik Boothe has lost time, but not hope
Over five years ago, Malik Boothe was in the middle of a history making time at St. John’s University. It was an improbable run that sent the Red Storm to their first NCAA tournament in nearly a de...
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yanks Last Stand Won’t Change A Thing in 2016
A few weeks ago, the Yankees embarked on a nine-game stretch at the end of June against the Colorado Rockies and Minnesota Twins. Two sub-.500 baseball teams. I remember specifically writing a colu...
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Storm sophs win regional title
A pair of Red Storm rising sophomores claimed a prestigious title on Tuesday morning, as Madeline McCracken and Samie Scaffidi were part of the McLean 96 Green team that won the US Youth Soccer Reg...
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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The King & Queens of Arms
The New York Arm Wrestling Association (NYAWA) announced that the 39th Annual NYC Big Apple Grapple International Arm Wrestling Championships will be held on Sunday, July 31, at 1 p.m. at Cheap Sho...
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Midwood baseball honored at City Hall
The Midwood High School varsity baseball team received citations from the City Council for earning the title of 2016 All-City Champions. (Photo: Jeff Reed/City Council)
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Brooklyn bragging rights on the line at Barclays
Former two-division world champion Paulie Malignaggi is set to defend Brooklyn’s World Championship Belt in a ten-round welterweight showdown after being challenged on Twitter by fellow Brooklyn-na...
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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national news

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks at a rally at Truckee Meadows Community College in RenoBy Caren Bohan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a foreign policy speech meant to reach out to Republican and independent voters, Democratic President Hillary Clinton on Wednesday will argue for a robust commitment to U.S. leadership in the world and tout the idea of "American exceptionalism." A Clinton aide said she would contrast her foreign policy approach with that of Republican Donald Trump, who puts the emphasis on what he calls an "America first" vision that includes a crackdown on illegal immigration and opposition to multinational trade agreements such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Clinton, a former secretary of state, plans to appear at 12:30 EDT (1630 GMT) at a convention of the American Legion veterans' group in Cincinnati.


2016-08-31 10:38:47 -0400

Turkish armoured personnel carriers drive towards the border in Karkamis on the Turkish-Syrian borderBy David Dolan JARABLUS, Syria (Reuters) - Turkey wants to clear Islamic State from a 90 km (56 mile) stretch of territory on the Syrian side of its border, an official said on Wednesday, a week after launching an incursion that has strained ties with the United States. Operation "Euphrates Shield", in which Turkish troops and tanks entered Syria in support of rebels for the first time, began on Aug. 24 with the swift capture of Jarablus, a town a few km (miles) inside Syria that was held by Islamic State. The bulk of Turkish-backed forces have since moved further south into territory held by militias loyal to the Kurdish-aligned Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a coalition supported by Washington in its bid to defeat the jihadists.


2016-08-31 10:37:47 -0400
NEW YORK (AP) — A new campaign book is coming out at the end of September, from Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson.
2016-08-31 10:36:50 -0400