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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 42 42 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 | 47 47 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 | 47 47 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 | 50 50 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 | 36 36 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 | 82 82 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 | 82 82 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 | 112 112 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 | 114 114 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 | 121 121 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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Beach season underway in Coney Island
Beachgoers flocked to historic Coney Island this weekend for the official opening of Brooklyn’s most popular beach. “There is no place like this in the world,” said Councilman Mark Treyger. “I am s...
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Goats to spend summer restoring Prospect Park
Will eat invasive weeds in woodland areas
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Residents weigh in on traffic study
With developments popping up left and right in North Williamsburg, the population is exploding and shared streets are becoming more and more crowded. So the Department of Transportation (DOT) is st...
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FDNY, NYPD teams prepare for charity football game
Bravest train with Giants running back in Jamaica
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Slain Cuomo aide honored with street renaming
On what would have been his 44th birthday, elected officials honored the late Carey Gabay, a legal aide to Governor Andrew Cuomo who was killed at last year’s J’Ouvert Festival, with a street renam...
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Brooklyn Brewery moving to the Navy Yard
Plan to still keep footprint in Williamsburg
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GCOP celebrates 40 years of community service
Past and present members gathered at Ridgewood's Gottscheer Hall on Sunday to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the NYPD 104th Civilian Observation Patrol (GCOP). The celebration, which featured di...
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MTA presents two shutdown options at L train meeting
Riders consider alternative plans during reconstruction
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Brooklyn cyclists explore libraries at Bike the Branches
Hundreds receive free helmet ahead of event
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Council hosts cultural affairs hearing at Brooklyn Museum
Groups testified about impact of art on social change
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Advocates call on city to restore funds for summer programs
Say budget cuts will impact 31,000 middle school students
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$3.5M in heroin seized in Red Hook
Authorities say roughly 121 pounds of heroin and eight pounds of cocaine were hiding inside a Red Hook shipping container. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), police discovered t...
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For one day, everyone can 'give back'
Borough President Eric Adams hosted New York City-based nonprofit organizations on Monday to celebrate the Give Local NYC campaign ahead of their Tuesday donation drive. Representatives of six orga...
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City announces East New York capital improvements
As part of the East New York rezoning, the city last week announced $267 million in the city budget has been set aside for community projects. “From day one I made it clear that we need more than j...
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Postal services unveils pilot program to assist residents
Makes it easier to assist New Yorkers in distress
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U.S. Secretary of State Kerry shakes hands with India's Foreign Minister Swaraj before the start of their meeting in New DelhiBy Lesley Wroughton NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The United States and India pledged on Tuesday to deepen security and commercial ties at the start of an annual U.S.-India strategic dialogue in which tension with Pakistan over the disputed Kashmir region will also be discussed. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker led the U.S. delegation in talks with senior Indian government officials in the capital New Delhi. "It couldn't come at a more important moment," Kerry said in his opening remarks.


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NEW YORK (AP) — Alicia Keys is paying tribute to the record executive who offered her a recording contract more than 15 years ago at her charity's annual black-tie event.
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, file photo, United States' Ryan Lochte checks his time in a men's 4x200-meter freestyle heat during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. During an Aug. 30, 2016, appearance on ABC's "Good Morning America," Lochte wouldn't say whether he'd return to Brazil to face charges of filing a false police report over an incident at a gas station during the Games. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Lochte isn't saying whether he'll return to Brazil to face a charge of filing a false police report over an incident at a gas station during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.


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