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What to do When Your Designated Driver Plan Fails
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 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 | 8 8 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 | 8 8 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 | 8 8 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 | 47 47 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 | 47 47 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 | 77 77 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 | 82 82 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 | 88 88 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 ...
Buyers determing an offer on a Home.
Aug 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Buyers working with a down payment of about $75,000 dollars to say around $100,000 dollars must keep in mind before bidding on a home that needs at least $100k in renovations means you need that am...

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Making it through this hot, hot weather
I hope you had a very enjoyable July 4. As the song says, it was and is “hot, hot, hot!” Can you believe this heat? So many consecutive days of 90 degrees and above temperatures. In this heat, plea...
Jul 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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More than just a tree in Woodhaven
For decades, the evergreen tree that sat on Forest Parkway north of Jamaica Avenue served as Woodhaven’s Holiday Tree. On the first Friday of each December in a beautiful ceremony sponsored by the ...
Jul 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rockaway Ferry will continue sailing
Service extended through Labor Day
Jul 10, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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At the half year mark of 2013
So here we are in July 2013. Can you believe that one half of 2013 has already past? This year seems to be racing by. It’s just like yesterday that in January, the Christmas lights and music along ...
Jul 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Iris Sears brings art to Woodhaven
I’ve long been an admirer of those who can take a blank piece of paper or a canvas and turn it into something special. My father was an artist and some of my earliest memories are of him painting. ...
Jul 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ozone Park Zumbathon promotes kindness
Queens residents sweat for Life Vest Inside
Jun 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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An inside look at an officer's job
The NYPD’s Citizens Police Academy aims to give residents a better understanding of the NYPD, how it operates and how it interacts with those they have sworn to serve and protect. It’s a free 14-we...
Jun 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carousel is finally landmarked
The quest for the landmarking of our Daniel Muller-carved carousel started many years ago. When this carousel reopened after many years of neglect and through the efforts of State Senator Serphin M...
Jun 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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LPC landmarks Forest Park Carousel
The city's Landmarks Preservation Commission voted Tuesday morning to landmark the Forest Park Carousel. It's quite a turnaround for the carousel, which until an operator was found last year was cl...
Jun 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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June is the month for celebrations
I hope that you had a great Father’s Day and bought all your gifts for dad on our Woodhaven Business Improvement District’s Jamaica Avenue, your “Everything Avenue,” from Dexter Court to 100th Stre...
Jun 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Howard Beach parents demand a crosswalk
A busy intersection is making life dangerous for kids at a Queens elementary school. Parents at PS 232 in the Lindenwood section of Howard Beach are calling on the city to, at the very least, insta...
Jun 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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GWDC honorees react to recognition
At the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation’s 34th annual dinner dance last Friday, community members were highlighted for their dedication to making the neighborhood a better place to live an...
Jun 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Our 34th annual dinner dance
The weather on Friday evening, the night of our Happiness Is Spring dance, we had torrential rain. It was not spring-like at all at our 34th Anniversary Dinner Dance. But in our beautiful banquet r...
Jun 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Offering a better future in Woodhaven
With all that’s going on in the world it’s easy to get wrapped up in all the bad news. You really don’t have to go far to find it. As it turns out, you don’t have to go very far to find good news i...
Jun 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB9 district manager put on probation
Board will give Mary Ann Carey six months
Jun 12, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Somali policeman sits inside an ambulance as he guards an Al-Shabaab fighter in MogadishuBy Abdi Sheikh and Feisal Omar MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Al Shabaab militants attacked a beach restaurant in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday, with gunmen raiding the building after setting off a car bomb, police and the insurgent group said. Sporadic shooting could be heard as night fell, Reuters witnesses said. "A car bomb exploded at Banadir beach restaurant at Lido beach and there is exchange of gunfire.


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Italy earthquake death toll rises to 267AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Italy's civil protection agency has increased the death toll from Italy's earthquake to 267.


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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says at least eight police officers have been killed in a car-bomb attack targeting a checkpoint in southeast Turkey.
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