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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 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 | 31 31 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 | 31 31 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 | 33 33 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 | 20 20 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 | 65 65 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 | 66 66 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 | 95 95 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 | 99 99 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 | 105 105 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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WBID to again address avenue eyesore
I hope that you enjoyed a happy Easter Sunday with your families. It was so pleasant to see the sun shining and feel its warmth over this past holiday weekend. Regarding the collapsed building at 7...
Mar 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Save us from the city's 'safety' measures
Our mayor and the Department of Transportation (DOT) don’t understand why residents aren’t falling in love with their proposals to “improve” Woodhaven Boulevard. Their current plan involves the cre...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Assemblyman finds money for Rockaway Beach Line study
Proponents for new park say study is nothing new
Mar 22, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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City awards ferry contract to California-based company
Pol promises to be watchdog over ferry service
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven welcomes spring to Jamaica Avenue
So we enter spring with a touch of winter and a bit of snow. Thankfully, the glistening white covering looked pretty for a bit then disappeared. The Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation is thi...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Honoring two outstanding Woodhaven women
In a ceremony last week commemorating Women’s History Month, Assemblyman Mike Miller honored six “Women of Distinction” for all that they do in the communities that he serves. From Woodhaven, both ...
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrate spring on Jamaica Avenue
You can hear the cheers, spring will be here this weekend. Now we will look back on the winter months, and except for the monster snowstorm and frigid temperatures one weekend it wasn't too bad. La...
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol secures safety upgrades for Laurelton
The streets of Laurelton are now a little bit safer. Councilman Donovan Richards toured safety improvements last week, including upgrades to the median curbing on 228th Street and Mentone Avenue an...
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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City talks ferry system with Rockaway residents
Lobby for increased shuttles to improve ridership
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When good people do nothing...
It happened just before 7 p.m. on perhaps the busiest stretch of Jamaica Avenue. At that time of night during the week, the constant roar of the elevated train brings home wave after wave of reside...
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parade celebrates Rockaway's Irish heritage
Mayor de Blasio booed for second straight year
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYPD satellite precinct will stay open 24 hours
Will better serve residents of south Queens, 105th Precinct
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On March 17, we're all Irish for a day
The sun is bright and warm and sundown will be later thanks to Daylight Savings Time, which begins this Sunday, March 13, with spring beginning one week later. Remember when I started counting down...
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Explore Old Woodhaven with upcoming walking tour
The Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society will give a free walking tour of Woodhaven starting at noon on Sunday April 3, a project 180 years in the making. The first of three scheduled walking to...
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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The spirit of volunteering
Time has really flown by since January 1. We are now two months into the new year and less than two weeks to Daylight Savings time. If I had my way, we would have it year-round. When it is lighter ...
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - In this Monday May 12, 2014 file photo taken from video by Nigeria's Boko Haram terrorist network, shows their leader Abubakar Shekau speaking to the camera. Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau is believed to be fatally wounded in an airstrike while he was praying in a forest stronghold in northeast Nigeria, the military said Tuesday Aug. 23, 2016 A statement does not say how the military got the information but it identifies other commanders as "confirmed dead." (AP Photo/File)NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari said Sunday the military wounded the leader of Boko Haram, his country's homegrown Islamic extremist group.


2016-08-28 12:32:09 -0400

A picture illustration of crumpled kuna, Dollar and euro banknotesBy Howard Schneider JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (Reuters) - Central bankers in charge of the vast bulk of the world's economy delved deep into the weeds of money markets and interest rates over a three-day conference here, and emerged with a common plea to their colleagues in the rest of government: please help. Mired in a world of low growth, low inflation and low interest rates, officials from the Federal Reserve, Bank of Japan and the European Central Bank said their efforts to bolster the economy through monetary policy may falter unless elected leaders stepped forward with bold measures.


2016-08-28 12:31:29 -0400

Contractor fogs a condominium garden in Singapore in an effort to kill mosquitoesBy Marius Zaharia SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore has confirmed 41 cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus, mostly among foreign construction workers, and said it expected more cases to be identified. All but seven of those infected have fully recovered, the health ministry and the National Environment Agency (NEA) said in a joint statement on Sunday. On Saturday, authorities had confirmed a 47-year-old Malaysian woman living in southeastern Singapore as the city-state's first case of a local transmission of the virus - which in Brazil has been linked to a rare birth defect.


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