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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 45 45 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 | 50 50 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 | 50 50 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 | 54 54 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 | 39 39 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 | 85 85 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 | 86 86 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 | 115 115 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 | 118 118 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 | 124 124 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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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 ...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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WBID to again address avenue eyesore
I hope that you enjoyed a happy Easter Sunday with your families. It was so pleasant to see the sun shining and feel its warmth over this past holiday weekend. Regarding the collapsed building at 7...
Mar 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Save us from the city's 'safety' measures
Our mayor and the Department of Transportation (DOT) don’t understand why residents aren’t falling in love with their proposals to “improve” Woodhaven Boulevard. Their current plan involves the cre...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Assemblyman finds money for Rockaway Beach Line study
Proponents for new park say study is nothing new
Mar 22, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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City awards ferry contract to California-based company
Pol promises to be watchdog over ferry service
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven welcomes spring to Jamaica Avenue
So we enter spring with a touch of winter and a bit of snow. Thankfully, the glistening white covering looked pretty for a bit then disappeared. The Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation is thi...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Honoring two outstanding Woodhaven women
In a ceremony last week commemorating Women’s History Month, Assemblyman Mike Miller honored six “Women of Distinction” for all that they do in the communities that he serves. From Woodhaven, both ...
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrate spring on Jamaica Avenue
You can hear the cheers, spring will be here this weekend. Now we will look back on the winter months, and except for the monster snowstorm and frigid temperatures one weekend it wasn't too bad. La...
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol secures safety upgrades for Laurelton
The streets of Laurelton are now a little bit safer. Councilman Donovan Richards toured safety improvements last week, including upgrades to the median curbing on 228th Street and Mentone Avenue an...
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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City talks ferry system with Rockaway residents
Lobby for increased shuttles to improve ridership
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When good people do nothing...
It happened just before 7 p.m. on perhaps the busiest stretch of Jamaica Avenue. At that time of night during the week, the constant roar of the elevated train brings home wave after wave of reside...
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parade celebrates Rockaway's Irish heritage
Mayor de Blasio booed for second straight year
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fair goers check out Minnesota's Independence Party tent Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights, Minn. The party is hoping to hitch a ride on the "Never Trump" movement back to glory as a major party. Evan McMullin, the face of Republicans opposed to Donald Trump, will represent Minnesota's Independence Party on the ballot. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A party that gained prominence when wrestler Jesse Ventura was elected Minnesota governor in 1998 is trying to return to political relevance in the state by harnessing the dismay of Republican voters who refuse to support their presidential nominee, Donald Trump.


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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Friends and relatives of patrons trapped in a gay Florida nightclub where a mass shooting left 49 people dead asked police dispatchers why it was taking so long for their loved ones to be rescued.
2016-08-30 18:37:56 -0400

Google to expand Waze carpooling service in San FranciscoGoogle is preparing to expand a San Francisco carpooling program in a move that could that could set up a showdown with its one-time ally, the popular ride-hailing service Uber. The plans will build upon ...


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