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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 | 65 65 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 | 95 95 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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Museum of Food and Drink opens in Williamsburg
Inaugural exhibition explores flavor
Nov 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn’s first Dairy Queen open for business
New shop marks chain’s presence in all 5 boroughs
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On NAG and the community
I would like to take this week's column to invite you all to our NAG neighborhood party on November 6 at BiBa. This year we will be honoring Karen Nieves, a tireless advocate for better and more eq...
Oct 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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District 14 schools show off yoga curriculum
Partnering with Sonima Foundation, eight schools have wellness program
Oct 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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BP allocates $5M towards economic development
Promotes new jobs, local businesses throughout borough
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BPL officially ushers in universal six-day service
19 branches now open an additional day
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Complaints about Myrtle-Broadway spur Bushwick task force
A multitude of quality-of-life complaints in and around the Myrtle-Broadway area of Bushwick has prompted a local elected official to take action. Councilman Antonio Reynoso, joined by representati...
Oct 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hundreds take part in Get to the 'Point! 5k run
Hundreds of runners from across the state came out to Greenpoint on Sunday to take part in the 23rd annual St. Stan’s Athletic League ‘Get to the Point!’ 5K run. Newark resident Melquiadas Luizaga ...
Oct 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Respect North Brooklyn's reselience
This past week there has been significant conversation in the community about the new Barge Bar and it's proximity to Transmitter Park. The noise, carousing and smoking seem to cause considerable d...
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Gowanus underpass site of new mural
Part of Gowanus Public Art Project
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Borough Hall marks National Fire Prevention Week
Comes days after Borough Park explosion, less than year after Midwood tragedy
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Discovering local IBZs
Yesterday I was trying to fix my broken bed. I had bought two enormous sheets of plywood, I had gotten them cut at Lam Supply company on Meeker Ave, but there was one pesky half inch that hung over...
Oct 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC sounds off on proposed state office for aging, disabled
Brooklynites weighed in on a possible new state office aimed at improving services and programs for New York’s senior and disabled populations during a public forum last week. A possible “Office of...
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Feds invest $2 million in Navy Yard
Will add to site's emergence as a manufacturing hub
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Museum of Food and Drink gears up for Williamsburg opening
Foodies the world over will soon have a chance to explore every aspect of food and drink - not to mention score a couple of free samples - with the Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD) slated to open i...
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A picture illustration of crumpled kuna, Dollar and euro banknotesBy Howard Schneider JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (Reuters) - Central bankers in charge of the vast bulk of the world's economy delved deep into the weeds of money markets and interest rates over a three-day conference here, and emerged with a common plea to their colleagues in the rest of government: please help. Mired in a world of low growth, low inflation and low interest rates, officials from the Federal Reserve, Bank of Japan and the European Central Bank said their efforts to bolster the economy through monetary policy may falter unless elected leaders stepped forward with bold measures.


2016-08-28 12:31:29 -0400

Contractor fogs a condominium garden in Singapore in an effort to kill mosquitoesBy Marius Zaharia SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore has confirmed 41 cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus, mostly among foreign construction workers, and said it expected more cases to be identified. All but seven of those infected have fully recovered, the health ministry and the National Environment Agency (NEA) said in a joint statement on Sunday. On Saturday, authorities had confirmed a 47-year-old Malaysian woman living in southeastern Singapore as the city-state's first case of a local transmission of the virus - which in Brazil has been linked to a rare birth defect.


2016-08-28 12:30:26 -0400
ALTO DEL NARANCO, Spain (AP) — Spaniard David de la Cruz took the lead of the Spanish Vuelta from Nairo Quintana after completing a successful breakaway to win the mountainous ninth stage on Sunday.
2016-08-28 12:27:39 -0400