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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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2016 U.S. Open kicks off in Flushing Meadows
Djokovic, Williams the favorites
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kaepernick’s Protest Misguided, But Not Un-American
It’s very rare that you’ll read a column from yours truly that dives into matters beyond what you see on the field, the diamond or the court, but I feel I have to do my civic duty in discussing 49e...
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Cyclones playoff chances slim
It appears as if the Brooklyn Cyclones will miss out on a trip to the NYPL playoffs after another rollercoaster season, which has ultimately placed them on the outside looking in. The New York Mets...
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s women close out weekend with two ties
Men also play Drexel to a draw
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Help Us Yoenis Cespedes, You're the Mets Only Hope!
Before Saturday’s afternoon affair with the San Francisco Giants, I was fully preparing to write the Mets obituary for the 2016 season. The Mets had lost four of the first five games on their west ...
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spence cements status as boxing’s top prospect
Another big knockout in Coney Island showcase
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s women get off to quick 2-0 start in 2016
Men ready to start 2016 campaign
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drossman to lead St. Joe’s
Daniel Drossman is the new head coach of the St. Joseph’s men’s and women’s tennis squads. “We are very excited that Coach Drossman will be joining us for the upcoming season,” said Athletics Direc...
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Empire wraps up first season of team tennis
The New York Empire concluded it’s inaugural season as part of the Mylan World Team Tennis professional league. And while the results on the court show – the Empire finished with a 2-10 overall rec...
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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For The Yankees, It’s Out With The Old, In With The New
I think it’s fair to say that the last couple of weeks have been quite the roller coaster ride for the New York Yankees and their fans. From the consistently inconsistent play throughout the year, ...
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dyckman takes Pro City title
Late-season additions give team the extra talent it needed to win
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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D1 basketball talent battles it out in Artest Classic
If you showed up at the Variety Boys & Girls Club last weekend for the Artest Summer Classic, you were not disappointed. To kick off the event, Metta World Peace’s Celebrity Team, stacked with a ro...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Good, the Bad & the Ugly: The Legacy of A-Rod
Since he arrived on the scene in the winter of 2004, Alex Rodriguez has without question been one of the most polarizing players in the history of both baseball and New York sports. In a press conf...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Our Lady of Hope wins RGMVM title
Our Lady of Hope’s Intermediate boys baseball team became the Ridgewood, Glendale, Middle Village, and Maspeth (RGMVM) Little League 14U Junior champions by beating an undefeated Forest Hills Blue ...
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Four from Brooklyn named to All-Empire GU 7s Team
Following the completion of the 2016 Empire GU rugby sevens series, four players from Brooklyn Rugby Club – two men and two women – have been named to the All-Empire GU 7s team. Craig Mackenzie and...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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People search for victims under the rubble of houses destroyed by a Saudi-led air strike in the northwestern city of Saada, YemenAt least 16 members of the extended family of a Yemeni mosque imam were killed on Wednesday in an air strike on their family home in northern Yemen by the Saudi-led Arab coalition, a Reuters witness, a medic and a resident said. It was the latest in a series of raids by the coalition, which is providing air support to Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi in his fight against Iran-allied Houthis who have seized much of the country since 2014. Pictures taken by a Reuters photographer showed men digging up the body of a child from under the rubble.


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In this June 2014 photo provided by Vulcan Inc., African savanna elephants graze in Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. The number of savanna elephants in Africa is rapidly declining and the animals are in danger of being wiped out as international and domestic ivory trades continue to drive poaching across the continent, according to a study released Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. (Great Elephant Census, Vulcan Inc. via AP)HONOLULU (AP) — The number of savanna elephants in Africa is rapidly declining and the animals are in danger of being wiped out as international and domestic ivory trades drive poaching across the continent, according to a study released Wednesday.


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JetBlue Flight 386 departs for Cuba from Fort Lauderdale airport, Florida, on August 31, 2016The first regular commercial flight in more than 50 years from the United States landed in Cuba on Wednesday, as the two nations took the latest step in their efforts to boost ties. JetBlue Flight 386 landed in the central Cuban city of Santa Clara a little before 11:00 am (1500 GMT), about an hour after leaving Fort Lauderdale in southeastern Florida with 150 passengers on board. Regular air service was severed during the Cold War, and charter flights have been the only air links since.


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