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What to do When Your Designated Driver Plan Fails
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 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 | 15 15 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 | 15 15 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 | 4 4 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 | 48 48 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 | 48 48 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 | 78 78 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 | 83 83 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 | 89 89 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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Night Out in Forest Park

Aug 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back to School Sales Days already upon us
Our summer is flying by. It seems like just yesterday our students and young graduates were all excited as they headed for summer vacation! Well, here they are now heading back to school, which wil...
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In this case, the punishment is the crime
We all walk around with an expectation that we are protected by the rule of law; if someone is arrested for doing you harm, they will be punished. It is a simple concept that serves two purposes. O...
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Could we have prevented a tragedy?
In the wake of last week’s horrific attack on a 17-year old woman in which she was stabbed repeatedly in front of her home, I have heard from a number of residents. Some are concerned, many are sca...
Aug 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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BID faces the final days of summer
Every year I look forward to the warmth of our short summer months. Yes, our sunny summer is fleeting, so we should enjoy every day while we can. Last week we took our own advice and enjoyed a beau...
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Survivors of domestic abuse seek financial independence
Program at Justice Center teaches saving, investing and loans
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An evening ride to end Alzhimer's
Last year, there was a fantastic event called “An Evening Ride on the Forest Park Carousel to End Alzheimer’s,” and 100 percent of the proceeds from the carousel rides - nearly $2000 - were generou...
Jul 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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A short history of the Woodhaven BID
Can you believe we are into August already? Where did the time go? Finally the humid hot weather has passed and we are now enjoying sunny summer temperatures with low humidity. As I have stated bef...
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Donate blood, win tix to Super Bowl
From now until next January, everyone who donates blood at a drive sponsored by the New York Blood Center will be entered into a sweepstakes for one pair of tickets to Super Bowl XLVIII, which will...
Jul 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven is cooling off
The very unhealthy heat wave has now broken, I am so pleased to see the low 85-degree temperatures. Hopefully it will stay at this tolerable level for the remainder of the summer. Our WBID periodic...
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Rockaway barrier gets a splash of color
Volunteers help create longest mural in NYC
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Millions of Sandy relief money still not spent
Local leaders demand answers from charitable originations
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CB5 requests changes to Ridgewood Reservoir plans
Want Parks to move entrance gate for Basin 3
Jul 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Help our seniors, trees in this heat
Last week I stated that it was “hot, hot, hot,” quoting from a song. Well, this week’s song is we’re having a “heat wave.” The temperatures are so high and oppressive that it has become a true heal...
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Bet on good people, and Path of Deams
In the 1989 horseracing comedy Let It Ride, Richard Dreyfus’ character has just won a huge sum of money on a race and is celebrating, shouting out that “God likes me. He really, really likes me!” I...
Jul 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clinton defends family foundation, says work will continueHillary Clinton defended her family's foundation on Friday, saying that the charitable work it has conducted is in line with American values. The Democratic presidential nominee suggested in an interview ...


2016-08-26 09:39:17 -0400

Smoke rises from buildings at the site of a car bomb explosion at a police headquarters in CizreANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Kurdish suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden truck into a checkpoint near a police station Friday in southeast Turkey, killing at least 11 police officers and wounding 78 other people, the prime minister said.


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This image released by Microsoft shows a scene from "Gears of War 4." Composer Ramin Djawadi crafted the score for the game. (Microsoft via AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The composer for "Game of Thrones" is swapping the sword-filled realm of Westeros for the alien-plagued world of Sera.


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