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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 52 52 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 | 57 57 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 | 56 56 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 | 60 60 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 | 46 46 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 | 91 91 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 | 92 92 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 | 121 121 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 | 124 124 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 | 131 131 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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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 | 23 23 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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It is time to do a better job
I’ve always taken great pride in my eyesight. When I played baseball for Rich-Haven, I could see the catcher’s signs from the outfield. Once I began driving, I could read a street sign from blocks ...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents call for demolition of building
Say Woodhaven site is creating a dangerous situation
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Two busy weeks in Woodhaven
What a busy two weeks it has been! Two weeks ago was the GWDC’s Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival 2013. It was a Sunday when we were blessed with warm sunny weather, with happy families and frien...
Nov 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Too early for Christmas, but not giving
I saw something truly disturbing this Halloween: a Christmas tree on display in one of our stores. In fact, I spotted many Christmas displays as I walked down Jamaica Avenue surrounded by children ...
Nov 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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On Sandy anniversary, group focuses on climate change
On the first anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Organizing for Action (OFA) held over 80 events across the country in an attempt to bring light to climate change issues. In Queens, the group hosted an...
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A 'Wonderful' Woodhaven festival
All week long prior to our Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival, sponsored and run by the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation, on Sunday, October 20, I was checking the weather forecasts. This...
Oct 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forest Park Carousel will link generations
Ninety years from now, the residents of Woodhaven will gather in Forest Park to celebrate the 200th birthday of the beautiful carousel that master woodcarver Daniel Carl Muller completed in 1903. T...
Oct 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seaside Library re-opens in the Rockaways
As residents of the Rockaways continue to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy, Queens Library at Seaside celebrated it’s reopening last weekend. Queens Library at Seaside, located at 116-15 Rockaway Beac...
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Swedish firm wins Rockaway design competition
It took 10 hours of deliberation, but a winner was chosen in the “For a Resilient Rockaway” (FAR ROC) design competition for a plan to develop along the Sandy-battered coastline. One year after the...
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Forest Park Carousel officially landmarked
Timeless Woodhaven staple now secured for future generations
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FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2015 file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick watches from the sideline during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the San Diego Chargers in Santa Clara, Calif. Kaepernick's decision this week to refuse to stand during the playing of the national anthem as a way of protesting police killings of unarmed black men has drawn support and scorn far beyond sports. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's recent decision to not stand during the national anthem as a way of protesting police killings of unarmed black men has drawn support and scorn far beyond sports. The Associated Press explains how "The Star-Spangled Banner" became a ritual of American public life, its complicated racial origins and how the song has been used as a form of political resistance.


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Brazil's Dilma Rousseff is accused of taking illegal state loans to patch budget holes in 2014Brasília (AFP) - Brazil's Dilma Rousseff was stripped of the country's presidency in an emotional impeachment vote and replaced by conservative rival Michel Temer, who promised to heal Latin America's biggest economy. Temer, 75, was sworn in shortly after a majority of senators voted in a highly charged session to remove the leftist Rousseff, 68, on grounds that she illegally manipulated the state budget. Rousseff's successor shrugged off her claims that he had led a "coup" to seize power from her Workers' Party government, which has ruled Brazil for 13 years.


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Madison Keys, of the United States, returns a shot to Kayla Day, of the United States, at the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):


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