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What to do When Your Designated Driver Plan Fails
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 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 | 5 5 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 | 5 5 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 | 5 5 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 | 42 42 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 | 43 43 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 | 74 74 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 | 79 79 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 | 85 85 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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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
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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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) ...
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Resorts World Casino plans multi-million expansion
Plan would add hotel, more video lottery machines
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, file photo, United States' Ryan Lochte checks his time in a men's 4x200-meter freestyle heat during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Speedo announced Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, that they are dropping their sponsorship of Lochte. The swimsuit maker says that it doesn’t condone behavior that is counter to its values. Lochte fabricated a tale that he was robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro during the Olympics. He later apologized. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte on Thursday with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.


2016-08-25 23:09:17 -0400

Serena Williams has matched Steffi Graf's Open Era record of 22 Grand Slam singles titles with her triumph at WimbledonSerena Williams once again arrives at Flushing Meadows poised to rewrite the tennis record books -- if her own troublesome right shoulder and increasingly emboldened rivals allow. The 34-year-old US superstar matched Steffi Graf's Open Era record of 22 Grand Slam singles titles with her triumph at Wimbledon in July. With a seventh US Open triumph she can break Graf's record, and continue her march toward Australian Margaret Court's all-time mark of 24 Grand Slam titles.


2016-08-25 22:53:28 -0400

People watch from their front door as police stand at a crime scene in the Scarborough suburb of TorontoThree people were killed in an attack involving a crossbow in Toronto's East End on Thursday and a man was taken into custody, a police spokesman said. In a related incident, police evacuated a building in the Downtown Core area of the city later in the day due to a suspicious package, Detective Mike Carbone told a news conference. The National Post newspaper reported that the three victims were shot with a crossbow in the garage of a Toronto home and left to bleed out onto the driveway.


2016-08-25 22:50:12 -0400