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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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Pols, faith-based activists call for police department reform
Clergy, as well as several activists and faith-based groups, joined City Council members at City Hall Monday to publicly support legislation that would combat police profiling and strengthen oversi...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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City to offer property tax extension to homes hit hard by Sandy
The City Council voted Monday to provide tax relief for homeowners citywide whose properties were destroyed in Hurricane Sandy’s storm. The relief comes in the form of an interest-free property tax...
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Golden corral: new bike parking getting good feedback
Brooklyn residents have a new place to park their bikes. The Cobble Hill Association (CHA) and the Atlantic Avenue Business Improvement District (BID) worked to put in a bicycle corral at the corne...
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Parents & students protest proposed charter school
Say plan would destroy school's art programs
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Holocaust hero honored in Borough Park
As many celebrated the first day of Chanukah on Sunday, December 9, at home friends and family, more than 150 Borough Park residents braved the rain to take part in renaming a street in honor of Ra...
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Health issues dominate Cobble Hill meeting
Members of the healthcare professionals addressed the Cobble Hill Association (CBA) and community members at University Hospital of Brooklyn at Long Island College Hospital. The two main issues dis...
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St. Joseph's journalism students learn about adapting to digital media
Students and faculty filled the auditorium at St. Joseph’s College (SJC) for a unique opportunity to hear from a panel of digital media executives from NBC News. Today, they are in charge of adapti...
Dec 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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New library opens in Brooklyn
For the first time in 20 years the Brooklyn Public Library has a new branch, and its already received an Award for Excellence in Design of Public Project from the Art Commission of the City of New ...
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYU bringing some 'class' to DoBro
New York University is bringing more than just construction to Downtown Brooklyn. The NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) will welcome its inaugural class of 50 students to its 26,000-...
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B2 set to break ground at Atlantic Yards
Public gets last-minute look at plans
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Gowanus neighbors grill agency about canal
Worry about devastation from next major storm
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Small businesses shine on Saturday
Atlantic Avenue joins in annual event to promote local biz
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Hundreds line up for free holiday meal in Red Hook
Among Sandy hardships, many grocery stores are still closed
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DUMBO comes together to support damaged biz
One of the borough’s most up-and-coming neighborhoods was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy, but DUMBO is proving that it will stick together. Last week, residents of DUMBO came together to take part in ...
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC Restore centers open in hardest-hit areas
Weeks after Hurricane Sandy devastated the East Coast, many Red Hook residents are still without power, heat or food. Last week, the city launched a series of NYC Restore centers, an initiative tha...
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Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi (C) embraces Arquata's mayor Leandro Petrucci during a funeral service in a gymnasium in Ascoli Piceno, central Italy on August 27, 2016, three days after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck the regionItaly on Saturday bid a tearful farewell to dozens of those who died in the earthquake as the nation mourned the victims of a disaster that claimed nearly 300 lives. President Sergio Mattarella, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and other leaders were among hundreds of mourners at a sports hall in Ascoli Piceno, capital of the central Marche region. The hall had been temporarily converted into a place of worship for the funeral of most of the people who perished in the villages of Arquata del Tronto and Pescara del Tronto in the region's mountainous interior.


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Leidi, a member of the 51st Front of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), poses for a picture at a camp in Cordillera OrientalColombia's main rebel group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces, said in a statement on Saturday they will hold their final conference on Sept. 13-19 to ratify a peace accord with the government. The deal between the leaders of the leftist guerilla group, referred to as FARC, and the government was announced Wednesday in Havana, after almost four years of talks. Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos has sent the text of the accord to Congress, where legislators have 30 days to go over it before a national referendum on Oct. 2.


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Syrian troops stand guard as a bus carrying people drives by, as part of an evacuation from the town of Daraya outside the capital Damascus on August 26, 2016Government forces moved into the town of Daraya near the Syrian capital on Saturday after rebels and civilians were evacuated following a four-year siege by regime forces, a military source said. "The Syrian army completely controls Daraya and has entered all of the town. Earlier, a first group of hundreds of rebels and their families evacuated from the town reached opposition-held territory further north, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.


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