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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 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 | 34 34 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 | 34 34 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 | 36 36 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 | 23 23 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 | 68 68 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 | 69 69 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 | 98 98 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 | 103 103 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 | 108 108 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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With spring, Woodhaven heating up
The warm weather and April showers are finally here and I am very happy for the warmth and needed rain. So get out and eat lunch or dinner out at one of our Jamaica Avenue restaurants or order in f...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lecture to examine Woodhaven painter
Artist Stephen Csoka was born in Hungary in 1897 and trained at the prestigious Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Budapest. In 1934, he moved to the United States with his new wife, Margaret, and over ...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gun buyback takes 89 guns off the street
The streets of southeast Queens are a little safer thanks to a gun buy-back program that took 89 guns of the street in exchange for prepaid gift cards. “The ultimate goal of this law enforcement in...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Portion of Rockaway Boardwalk delayed by crane regulations
New York City's new crane regulations are going to delay the projected opening of the Rockaway Boardwalk between Beach 108th Street and Beach 126th Street until July, a representative for the Parks...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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The fight against SBS continues
Isn't it great that spring is threatening to arrive and stay? We've had a string of bright warm beautiful days, and I think that we could get accustomed to this. Last year at this time, I was warni...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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A chance to explore Woodhaven's history
Last week, the Woodhaven Cultural and Historical Society led a walking tour of old Woodhaven. Close to 40 people braved cold temperatures and high winds to visit the sites of two old race tracks, t...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ulrich announces PB winners
Four winning projects totaling $935,000 were the top vote-getters in the 34th Council District's participatory budgeting this year. The projects include upgrades at six local schools - P.S. 47, P.S...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols introduce resolution to create new police precinct
Bill would split expansive 105th, create 116th Precinct
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Keeping Jamaica Avenue strong
The Woodhaven Business Improvement District on Jamaica Avenue from Dexter Court to 100th Street is starting to get busy. It is warming up, so everyone is out and about walking our “Everything Avenu...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rail study will level the field
While the fight over the abandoned tracks that run through Woodhaven along 98th Street has been going on for years, the funding muscle has been entirely on the side of those advocating an expansion...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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State budget includes Rockaway rail study
The newly passed state budget brought some good news for transportation advocates in south Queens, as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority will be directed to conduct a study of the dormant Ro...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Improvements coming to Rockaway Beach Boulevard
Rockaway Beach Boulevard between Beach 81st and Beach 86th streets is getting a major makeover to reduce speeding, calm traffic and creating safer left turns and pedestrian crossings. “Rockaway Bea...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three years and still no action at 78-19
After all that time counting down to spring 2016 did we miss it? We are back into winter again and it is not appreciated. I was in Florida last week, and after warm rain for two evenings it was 81 ...
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DOT playing schoolyard bully in Woodhaven
It’s rare that I write about the same topic two weeks in a row, but the fecklessness and incompetence of the city's Department of Transportation (DOT) is inexhaustible. I could write about them all...
Mar 29, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sanders wants Rockaway to get 'fare' treatment
Calls for peninsula to finally be included in CityTicket
Mar 29, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roche tablets are seen positioned in front of a displayed Roche logo in this photo illustrationZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Roche said on Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for its test for the Zika virus.


2016-08-29 01:28:13 -0400

Beyonce accepts the Female Video of the Year award during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards in New YorkBy Jill Serjeant NEW YORK (Reuters) - Beyonce dominated the MTV Video Music awards on Sunday, prowling the stage with a 15 minute medley from her powerful "Lemonade" album and taking home eight statuettes, including the top prize - video of the year. On a night when women ruled, Britney Spears returned to the VMA stage for the first time in a decade, and Rihanna performed four times to mark her lifetime achievement award. Beyonce brought the house down at New York's Madison Square Garden, stringing together five of her "Lemonade" album tracks about betrayal, revenge and female empowerment in a song and dance routine that brought a long standing ovation.


2016-08-29 01:24:18 -0400

Part of the busy Los Angeles International Airport has been closed due to unconfirmed reports of gunfire, airport officials said on TwitterLos Angeles (AFP) - Part of the busy Los Angeles International Airport was closed due to unconfirmed reports of gunfire, airport officials said on Twitter.


2016-08-29 01:21:35 -0400