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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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Help stop the SBS proposal this weekend
Our little Woodhaven has really been hot, above 90 degrees, then we finally had some rain, which cooled it down a bit. But no matter how hot, it's better than the cold icy weather of winter. Becaus...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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9/11 memorial street sign destroyed by Sandy replaced
On September 11, 2001, New York City and the world as a whole was devastated by the terrorist attacks, but perhaps no place more than the Rockaway community, which suffered one of the nation's most...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Join in the effort to save our boulevard
Residents will gather at Woodhaven Boulevard and Jamaica Avenue near the bank at noon on Saturday, August 6, to rally against the latest proposal by DOT to remodel Woodhaven Boulevard. It’s not tha...
Jul 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Health commissioner warns pregnant women to avoid Zika-affected regions
First child with birth defects caused by disease born in city
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forest Park to get long-awaited security cameras
In December 2013, Assemblyman Mike Miller and State Senator Joe Addabbo secured $250,000 for security cameras in Forest Park. That was in response to a number of violent incidents, including the Au...
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer is heating up in Woodhaven
Last week, I noted that we were having a heat wave. Well, this weather has evolved into a heat “tidal” wave, with every day over 90 degrees and high humidity. So please be careful in this weather, ...
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Quality-of-life issues dominate town hall
If you attended the town hall meeting hosted by the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association this past weekend, you would have heard residents express frustration over the large number of quality-of-...
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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More to fight in SBS proposal
What a beautiful hot summer weekend, Florida has nothing on us. We're having a heat wave, and I hope that you enjoyed it and got some rays, but use sunscreen so that you won't damage your skin. In ...
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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SE Queens entrepreneurs develop ‘prime skills’ at free program
A group of dedicated southeast Queens residents got the skills needed to open their own business. Graduates of the free Prime Skills program, which offers participants step-by-step instruction on h...
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rockaway resident killed in Amtrak derail to be honored
Pol passes street renaming for Justin Zemser
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol calls for Build It Back head to resign
Says program plagued with issues and shortcomings
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Woodhaven poet honored for her work
Giedra Kregzdys has a passion for words that covers two languages – English and Lithuanian – and has recently been honored for her work in both.
Jul 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol kicks off summer reading challenge
Assemblyman David Weprin made a stop at the Hollis Branch of the Queens Library last week to kick off his district's official summer reading challenge. “When we read, we can imagine a wondrous worl...
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol wants debris from boardwalk construction gone
Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder wants to make sure Rockaway Beach is safe, now that the 5.5 mile boardwalk project is complete. He wrote a letter this week asking Economic Development Corporation (EDC) ...
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Resorts World Casino plans multi-million expansion
Plan would add hotel, more video lottery machines
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A migrant boy plays with others in a childrens room at refugee shelter which focuses on women and families in BerlinThe head of Germany's Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) told a German newspaper that he expected a maximum of 300,000 refugees to arrive in Germany this year. Germans tend to use the word "refugee" to refer to both refugees and migrants who are seeking protection but do not have refugee status. Weise said Germany took in fewer migrants in 2015 than previously thought because some were registered twice and others had moved on to other destinations.


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Spectators watch Rickie Fowler tee off from the 17th hole during the second round of The Barclays golf tournament in Farmingdale, N.Y., Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Rickie Fowler kept bogeys off his card for the second straight day and closed with a 5-foot birdie putt for a 3-under 68, giving him a one-shot lead over Patrick Reed going into the final round of The Barclays.


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Endwell, N.Y.'s Michael Mancini, right, and Jude Abbadessa celebrate after winning the United States championship baseball game against Goodlettsville, Tenn. at the Little League World Series, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, in South Williamsport, Pa. Endwell, N.Y. won 4-2 and is scheduled to play South Korea in the World Series tomorrow. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Michael Mancini led Endwell, New York, to the Little League World Series championship game Saturday, striking out 11 in a 4-2 victory over Goodlettsville, Tennessee, in the U.S. final.


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