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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 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 | 19 19 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 | 19 19 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 | 19 19 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 | 8 8 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 | 52 52 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 | 53 53 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 | 82 82 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 | 87 87 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 | 93 93 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 DEVELOPMENTS
Jan 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mark-Viverito election seen as blow to Queens Dems
Council members buck party, support progressive upstart
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Former St. John’s Hospital acquired once again
Developers plan for residential space and medical facility
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Former NYPD detective from Woodhaven pens memoir
THE WOODHAVEN BEAT
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Precincts team up to catch robbery perp
A Queens man who thought he was giving a ride to a Good Samaritan who helped him free his snow-bound car instead became the victim of a robbery in Brooklyn. The victim was shoveling out his car on ...
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Woodhaven gal to represent 'hood in Miss NY pageant
The Miss New York USA Pageant is a three-day event that will take place the weekend of January 17 at the Performing Arts Center on the campus of Purchase College. The winner of the competition will...
Jan 02, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven 2014 Wish List
In 2013, our Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation, Woodhaven Business Improvement District and most of all our Woodhaven experienced many changes, the biggest change being the November 2013 el...
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The Top 10 Queens News Stories in 2013
10. ATU Bus Strike Beginning on Jan. 16, nearly 8,000 Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) 1181 bus drivers walked off the job to safeguard benefits and ensure job security in new contracts. During the ...
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Security cameras coming to Forest Park
Nancy Vlee and her daughter were power-walking down a hill in Forest Park last Saturday. “Look,” says Vlee, a Forest Hills resident, pointing to poster pasted to a lamppost that shows a sketch of a...
Dec 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRBA board welcomes new officers
Just hours after Hurricane Sandy passed over Woodhaven, Martin Colberg and other members of the Woodhaven Residents Block Association collected and bagged carefully organized clothing donations. Fo...
Dec 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reflecting on four years at WRBA president
Starting January 1, there will be new leadership at the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association. The incoming president and vice president, Martin Colberg and Giedra Kregzdys, are two of the best pe...
Dec 24, 2013 | 3 3 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn, Queens precincts vow crackdown in Highland Park
Working together to address illegal activity
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Santa pays a visit to Woodhaven
WOODHAVEN DEVELOPMENTS
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QueensWay debate divides the borough
Two months after the initiation of a state-funded feasibility study focused on determining whether it is possible to turn a 3.5-mile section of the now-defunct LIRR Rockaway Beach Branch into a “Hi...
Dec 17, 2013 | 4 4 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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A window into the work of an artist
If you live in Woodhaven, you are likely familiar with the holiday murals that regularly adorned the window of the recently closed Woodhaven Pharmacy. That was the work of Woodhaven resident Debora...
Dec 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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This Aug. 25, 2016 booking photo provided by the Metropolitan Detention Center shows Michelle Martens. New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez says what happened to the little girl "is unspeakable and justice should come down like a hammer" on whoever is responsible. Officer Tanner Tixier said in a news release Wednesday, Aug. 24, that charges are being filed against Martens, Fabian Gonzales, and Jessica Kelley.(Metropolitan Detention Center via AP)ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The killing this week of a 10-year-old Albuquerque girl who was drugged, raped and dismembered is just the latest horrific child slaying case for New Mexico, which has the nation's highest youth poverty rate and a state government that has had heavily publicized difficulties protecting children from abuse.


2016-08-26 20:27:38 -0400
PHOENIX (AP) — The investigation and possible prosecution of metropolitan Phoenix Sheriff Joe Arpaio will be handled by the U.S. Justice Department after federal prosecutors in Arizona asked to be removed because of unspecified conflicts of interest, according to a court filing made public Friday.
2016-08-26 20:27:22 -0400
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Friday that two students and an employee must be allowed to use restrooms matching their gender identity at University of North Carolina campuses, and he said they have a strong chance of proving the state's bathroom-access measure violates federal law.
2016-08-26 20:21:42 -0400