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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 | 64 64 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 | 94 94 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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Press coverage feels more like an obituary
When something that you care about passionately gets covered in the news, it should feel like a victory. But this week, it has been making me feel frustrated and a bit downtrodden. The development ...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fire ravages Brooklyn homes
A massive six-alarm fire engulfed a Bushwick block last week, displacing dozens of residents. The fire broke out just before 10 p.m. at 1427 DeKalb Avenue on March 29 and spread to the adjacent bui...
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Construction hurting Myrtle Avenue businesses, owners say
Stringer visits BID as part of citywide tour of small biz
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Housing advocates hold rallies across Brooklyn
Separate calls for affordable housing in Bushwick, East New York
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Maloney kicks off 2016 re-election campaign
Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney believes that if you love your job, you’ll never have to work a day in your life. By that standard, she said, she hasn’t been to work the entire time she’s been in Con...
Apr 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Greenpoint Chamber honors East River Ferry at annual meeting
NY1 anchor talks future of media for keynote address
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Police arrest one suspect behind nighttime burglaries
The 94th Precinct announced that officers arrested a person suspected to be behind the string of 19 nighttime burglaries in northern Brooklyn. Captain Stefan Komar said since the individual’s arres...
Mar 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community boating groups planning April fundraiser
LIC, North Brooklyn clubs joining forces
Mar 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thoughts on gentrification
I have been reading an excellent oral history book called "The Edge Becomes the Center: An Oral History of Gentrification in the 21st Century." This book follows the thread of gentrification largel...
Mar 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Project expo kicks off PB voting for District 34
Vote week runs until April 3 in North Brooklyn & Ridgewood
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94th Precinct sees rise in nighttime burglaries
Williamsburg and Greenpoint have suffered a string of recent nighttime burglaries targeting new or converted apartment buildings, according to the 94th Precinct. Between February 19 and March 14, o...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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94th Precinct sees rise in nighttime burglaries
Williamsburg and Greenpoint have suffered a string of recent nighttime burglaries targeting new or converted apartment buildings, according to the 94th Precinct. Between February 19 and March 14, o...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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The local political revolution
Bernie Sanders is making many people I know believe in politics. Some of them are even registering to vote for the first time. I'm really glad about this, because despite my cynicism, I really do b...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nearly year-long M train shutdown looming
Before the L train is shut down between Brooklyn and Manhattan creating what some believe will be a mass transit nightmare, M train riders in Ridgewood, Bushwick and Middle Village will have to dea...
Mar 22, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Support local businesses, both old and new
Walking home down Graham Avenue from an afternoon in Manhattan, I was excited to see that the Meat Hook was flourishing in it's new space. There's something really satisfying about seeing a busines...
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gabon's President Ali Bongo Ondimba votes during the presidential election in Libreville, GabonBy Gerauds Wilfried Obangome LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - Gabon voted on Saturday amid discontent over its failure to raise living standards despite oil wealth, in a poll posing the biggest challenge yet to President Ali Bongo, whose family has run the central African nation for half a century. With state machinery and entrenched patronage networks behind him, Bongo, 57, is likely to be returned, seven years after winning his first election following the death of his father Omar, who ruled for 42 years. Bongo faced nine other candidates - compared with 22 in the last poll - but his main rival was veteran diplomat Jean Ping.


2016-08-28 04:25:44 -0400

South Africa's Quinton de Kock celebrates his century during the fourth cricket test match against England in CenturionBy Mark Gleeson PRETORIA (Reuters) - Quinton de Kock top scored as all South Africa’s batsmen got among the runs in a score of 283 for three on the first day of the second test against New Zealand at Centurion on Saturday. De Kock showed sparkling strokeplay in a brisk 82 as he and Stephen Cook became the first opening pair to feature in a 100-run partnership for South Africa since December 2013. Cook scored 56, Hashim Amla 58 and JP Duminy was 67 not out at the close along with captain Faf du Plessis (13).


2016-08-28 04:23:08 -0400

Suspected members of the Niger Delta Avengers are seen as they are paraded by the Nigeria military after their arrest in the Nembe waters, Rivers, NigeriaBy Tife Owolabi YENAGOA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigeria's military said on Saturday it had launched a new offensive against militants in the oil-producing Niger Delta, killing five and arresting 23. Armed groups have claimed responsibility for a series of attacks on oil and gas pipelines in the southern region, reducing the country's oil output by 700,000 barrels day. "In the course of the operation, five militants that attacked the troops were killed in action, while numerous others were injured and 23 suspects were arrested." There was no immediate reaction from militant groups, which operate from hard-to-access creeks in the swampland.


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