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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 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 | 34 34 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 | 34 34 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 | 36 36 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 | 23 23 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 | 68 68 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 | 69 69 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 | 98 98 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 | 102 102 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 | 108 108 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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Bushwick Inlet Park advocates try to dissuade potential buyers
Urge current owner to accept city’s $1 million offer for site
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Transit advocates begin campaign to turn around declining bus ridership
Coalition releases report highlighting possible solutions
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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String of K2 overdoses alarms city officials, residents
Reignites push to crack down on synthetic marijuana
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lack of good faith
Good faith is so ingrained in me that it has always seemed a given. The concept that one is making choices, policies, or actions with the best of intentions, to do no harm, to be thoughtful and mak...
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor announces plan for East New York business zone
City to invest $16 million to create jobs, industrial space
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Select Bus Service makes its way to Brooklyn
The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) have begun operating the B46 Select Bus Service line in Brooklyn, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced la...
Jul 14, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Giglio festival links Italian history with Williamsburg streets
For the Italian community in Williamsburg, it’s a tradition that has been passed down through generations for nearly 130 years. The Giglio festival, now in its 129th year, kicked off on July 6 to m...
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phase two of Heckscher Playground completed in record time
Elected officials and community members gathered on Monday to celebrate the ribbon cutting of the second phase of Heckscher Playground in Bushwick. The $2.25 million project was funded in a joint e...
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Admitting our ignorance
In my first days that I taught at an after school program, I would dread going to work. I was 23 and had a lot of ideas about how helpful I was going to be, what a powerful educator I could be. I w...
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don't develop, preserve
Last year, I went to a dinner to celebrate St Nick's Alliance and was seated next to an affordable housing developer. I was very excited to sit with her because, as you know, housing happens to be ...
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Italian festival returns to Williamsburg
Giglio FeFor the next two weeks, the streets of Williamsburg will be filled with shouts of “Uaglio, Aizati i spalli!” (Boys, lift your shoulders!) as a popular religious festival returns. The Feast...
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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McCarren Park Pool opens for the summer
With the sun shining through thick clouds and overbearing humidity filling the air, hundreds of local residents couldn’t wait to take a dip in the pool. Teens, parents and young children lined up a...
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East River State Park features new dog run
The dogs of north Brooklyn now have a new place to play and exercise. Officials cut the ribbon on a new dog run at East River State Park last Thursday morning. Surrounded by dogs and dog owners, of...
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On critical thinking
My senior year of college I had a required course called Critical Thinking. We privately laughed at this class – we knew how to think. To even say that seemed ludicrous. To be required to take a cl...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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After 40 years, Tri-Boro Shelving to leave Williamsburg
Will relocate to Ridgewood for more space
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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This photo provided by the Louisiana State Police shows Denis Yasmir Amaya Rodriguez. A bus full of construction workers hit a firetruck on an elevated highway Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, killing a few people and injuring dozens, several of them seriously, Louisiana State Police said. The State Police identified the bus driver as Rodriguez, who will be arrested on two counts of negligent homicide and one each of reckless driving and driving without a license, Trooper Melissa Matey said. (Louisiana State Police via AP)LAPLACE, La. (AP) — A bus full of construction workers hit a firetruck on an elevated highway Sunday, killing two people and injuring 36, several of them seriously, Louisiana State Police said.


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Firefighters retrieve a crucifix from a church in the small town of Rio, near Amatrice, central Italy, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. Bulldozers with huge claws pulled down dangerously overhanging ledges Sunday in Italy's quake-devastated town of Amatrice as investigators worked to figure out if negligence or fraud in building codes had added to the quake's high death toll. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:


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Republican vice presidential candidate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, right, surprises patrons at Millie's Diner in Richmond, Va. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, during an impromptu visit by the candidate to the popular restaurant. (Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump announced he'll be making a speech on illegal immigration on Wednesday in Arizona, after a week of speculation that he might be softening his hard-line promise to deport 11 million people living in the United States illegally.


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