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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 44 44 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 | 49 49 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 | 49 49 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 | 53 53 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 | 38 38 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 | 84 84 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 | 84 84 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 | 114 114 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 | 116 116 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 | 123 123 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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Code Brooklyn aims to bring computer science to public schools
Technology and computer science jobs have continued to rise over the past decade in New York City, and with the launch of Code Brooklyn, Borough President Eric Adams is hoping Brooklyn children wil...
Nov 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOE launches program to encourage kids to read everyday
Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced a new program, NYC Reads 365, aimed at getting the city's school children to read every day. The program was unveiled alongside children’s author Jon Scie...
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Turkish Muslim community, BP condemn article
Say picture of mosque in ISIS piece mischaracterizes organization
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New section of Brooklyn Bridge Park opens during Harvest Festival
New meadowland marks completion of Pier 6
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District 15 parents, teachers discuss class sizes
Parents and teachers in District 15, which runs from Carroll Gardens to Sunset Park, discussed concerns over current class sizes and fears that schools could soon become extremely overcrowded durin...
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BPL officially ushers in universal six-day service
19 branches now open an additional day
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Elected officials call for reinstating B71 bus line
Elected officials and community leaders called last week on the MTA to reinstate the B71 bus route, which connected Crown Heights and the Columbia Street Waterfront District before budget woes and ...
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Adams honors heroes of the month
Firefighter, volunteer organization recognized
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Hundreds take part in 23rd annual St. Stan's 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 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn celebrates Italian-American Heritage Month
Italian-Americans from across the Brooklyn came out to Borough Hall on Thursday to celebrate their heritage as part of the third annual Italian-American Heritage Festival, part of Italian-American ...
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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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Officials vow action in wake of deadly explosion
Second body pulled from rubble on Monday
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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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Supportive housing development opens in Flatbush
Units available to mentally-ill who recently became homeless
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$1M going towards environmental advocacy, education programs
Pols say “Greener NYC” part of effort to combat climate change on local level
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US swimmer Ryan Lochte gives an interview to Globo TV in New YorkDisgraced Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte is joining the "Dancing With the Stars" cast, ABC television announced on Tuesday, as the gold medalist said he thought reaction to his tale about being held up at a Rio de Janeiro gas station had been blown out of proportion. Lochte, 32, was dropped by four of his major sponsors after admitting he "overexaggerated" a tale about being robbed and held at gunpoint with three other swimmers after a party during the Rio Olympics. Brazilian authorities say the group destroyed a bathroom and urinated in public, and have recommended that Lochte be charged with falsely reporting a crime.


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A reveler takes part in the Monday parade, during the second and final day of the Notting Hill Carnival, in London, Monday Aug. 29, 2016. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)LONDON (AP) — London police arrested 454 people during the two-day Notting Hill Carnival as stabbings and drug offenses marred the Caribbean-inspired street party.


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Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, right, greets U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. Kerry is on a three-day visit to India. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)NEW DELHI (AP) — The United States and India agreed Tuesday to boost counterterrorism cooperation by expanding intelligence sharing about known or suspected extremists and terrorist threats.


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