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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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Mayor visits SE Queens for town hall
Councilman Donovan Richards hosted Mayor Bill de Blasio in Springfield Gardens last week for a special town hall meeting that gave residents of southeast Queens a chance to get some face time with ...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some thoughts on Father's Day
I hope that you had a very wonderful Father’s Day with your father and family. This is a very special day for this very special person. I remember when I was young how on “his” day we went to churc...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Did we party? Yes we did!
On Friday night, the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation held its annual dinner dance. The evening was spring-like and clear, and many walked to the catering hall from their homes. The ladies...
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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SE Queens leaders declare opposition to Move NY plan
Pol calls for commuter rail fare equity as alternative
Jun 14, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Knicks player honored with street renaming
Hundreds of family and friends of former NBA player Anthony Mason gathered at the corner of Rockaway Boulevard and 147th Street last Saturday as the athlete was honored with a street co-naming. “An...
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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A walk through Woodhaven history
This past weekend, I had the pleasure of leading a walking tour of Woodhaven, sponsored by the Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society. It was a nice day for a walk and we had a great time as we ma...
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Longtime Rosedale civic leader honored
Portion of 242nd Street renamed for James English
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Just who exactly was John Lott?
In our Woodhaven Founders Cemetery there is a gravestone marking the final resting place of John Lott, the son of Hendrick and Sarah Lott. John Lott died on September 13, 1793, and his is one of th...
Jun 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Restoration of Mary Whelan Playground complete
With summer rapidly approaching, kids in Woodhaven will have a new place to play. Elected and city officials cut the ribbon on a newly renovated Mary Whelan playground that will both honor the lega...
Jun 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Last call for the social event of the year
This is the last call for the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation “Spring Into Woodhaven” Dinner Dance on Friday June 10, at Woodhaven Manor, 96-01 Jamaica Avenue, at 7:30 p.m. In line with t...
Jun 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flood panel tech wins city's resiliency competition
FW Brown to install panels to area small businesses
Jun 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven's seven war monuments
Residents of Woodhaven gathered at American Legion Post 118 on Monday to remember those that gave their lives for our country. Due to the weather, the services were held indoors, but it did not det...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials open Rockaway for beach season
Mourn loss of teen that drowned two days before
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Concerns, support for Select Bus Service at town hall
Woodhaven residents flocked to PS 306 to meet with representatives from the Department of Transportation and give their opinion on the Select Bus Service (SBS) project on Woodhaven Boulevard. Accor...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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A busy month of May in Woodhaven
The month of May was a busy one for the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation and the Woodhaven Business Improvement District. First, Assemblyman Michael Miller held a Small Business Forum that...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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MADRID (AP) — There's a new giant panda in Madrid, and it's the first female in the history of the Spanish capital's zoo.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans signed contracts to purchase homes in July, a sign that demand for home ownership remains strong despite a shortage of listings on the market.
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U.S. Senator McCain arrives on a visit at a migrant center near the village of AdasevciBy Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. senators John McCain and Marco Rubio won their party's nominations on Tuesday to seek re-election in Arizona and Florida in November, as both of the high profile politicians defeated insurgent challengers. McCain, the 2008 failed Republican presidential candidate, now faces a spirited challenge in Arizona from Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick, who has served in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2011 and wants to move to the Senate.


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