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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 35 35 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 | 40 40 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 | 40 40 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 | 42 42 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 | 30 30 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 | 74 74 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 | 75 75 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 | 104 104 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 | 108 108 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 | 114 114 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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Woodhaven's Broadway stage
There are those of us who decorate our homes for Christmas, and then there are those who have turned holiday decorations into something resembling a stage production. Right now, on 91st Street near...
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seniors find a home in Howard Beach
Community leaders gathered last week to celebrate the opening of the Peter J. Striano Residence in Howard Beach, a $31 million, 96-unit affordable housing facility aimed toward seniors and people w...
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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It's time to get involved in Woodhaven
When I was a kid, there were three pictures on the walls of our dining room: John F. Kennedy, Jimmy Hoffa, and the Pope. So it’s fair to say that I grew up in a union-friendly culture. I believe th...
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven BID prez wants light upgrade
City officials recently announced that all 250,000 streetlights in New York City will be replaced by energy efficient light-emitting diodes (LED) by 2017. However, one community leader in Woodhaven...
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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New reports shows increased food insufficiency
While millions hit the road and traveled to spend Thanksgiving with their families over the weekend, the New York City Coalition Against Hunger (NYCCAH) traveled to soup kitchens and pantries to he...
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens College to study abandoned Rockaway line
School looks at feasibility and impact of various proposals
Dec 04, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Much to be thankful for in Woodhaven
I hope that you have a blessed Thanksgiving. I hope that it is a beautiful, warm, sunny day as it was last year. As we sit down with our families to enjoy their loving company and good food, be tha...
Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Painter shares her view of Woodhaven
Queens artist Madeline Lovallo was the guest speaker at the last regular meeting of the Woodhaven Cultural and Historical Society in 2013. The WCHS will meet one more time this year for a special C...
Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols look for more info on crime in parks
The NYPD currently only discloses crime statistics for the city’s 31 largest parks, and elected officials are searching for a new way to bring more oversight. The City Council’s Public Safety Commi...
Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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In fight over QueensWay, homeowners take on national group
Can a small group of homeowners derail an ambitious plan to turn an abandoned train line in the middle of the borough into a public bike path? The battle over QueensWay - the name given the propose...
Nov 21, 2013 | 4 4 comments | 238 238 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shop locally this holiday season
I hope that you are enjoying this sunny, temperate weather. This last week has been cold and some days windy but clear and bright, this with only 12 days until the end of November. Maybe we will ha...
Nov 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vehicular crimes need harsher punishment
Winter doesn’t officially begin for another month, but the cold winds have already started to blow hard through Woodhaven. This year has flown by, hasn’t it? It wasn’t that long ago that we wrote a...
Nov 20, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Friends of Queensway holds first workshop
Opponents of the project cry foul
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Governor orders Port Authority to conduct airport noise study
Vetoes bill in effort to prevent delay
Nov 14, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
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Congrats to our Election Day winners
Last week was Election Day, which was unlike last year when the lines in order to vote were down the block (in the cold weather) then into the school around the length of the gymnasium and into the...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Motorcade vehicles escorting President Barack Obama and members of his family arrive at entrance to Prince William Forest Park in Va., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. The president and first family are planning on hiking at the national park during their visit to the area. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)TRIANGLE, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama and the first family are hiking at Prince William Forest Park in Virginia. Their visit Sunday comes as the National Park Service's celebrates its centennial.


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Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff speaks during her impeachment trial in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. Fighting to save her job, Rousseff told senators on Monday that the allegations against her have no merit. Rousseff's address comes on the fourth day of the trial. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Fighting to save her job, suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff told senators on Monday that the allegations against her have no merit and that history would judge the country if she is removed from office.


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GENEVA (AP) — A U.N. expert focusing on Iran has condemned the execution of 12 people there over the weekend on drug-related charges.
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