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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 35 35 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 | 40 40 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 | 40 40 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 | 42 42 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 | 30 30 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 | 74 74 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 | 75 75 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 | 105 105 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 | 108 108 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 | 114 114 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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Residents show concerns over NYCHA’s redevelopment plans
Residents gathered recently in Boerum Hill to discuss how New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) redevelopment plans could affect the community. NYCHA’s Infill Redevelopment Plan would allow devel...
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New Brooklyn facility aimed at the gaming industry
NYU set to begin welcoming students this fall
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Good Friday in Carroll Gardens
Hundreds gathered in Carroll Gardens to participate in the annual Good Friday Procession beginning at Sacred Heart and St. Stephen Church on Hicks and Summit streets. Members of the community and p...
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Bed-Stuy residents speak out on stop-and-frisk
As the New York Police Department finds itself in court over the controversial stop-and-frisk policy, a jury of Bedford-Stuyvesant residents has already found the department guilty. Comptroller and...
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More renovations to Brooklyn’s subway lines
Smith-9th Street station to reopen
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New bike path aimed to connect Park Slope, waterfront
With two new initiatives, Brooklyn bicyclists will not only be safer, but also have an easier time parking their two-wheelers. A proposed bicycle path by the Department of Transportation down Sacke...
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Congress looks to Brooklyn as example of poor labor laws
Stalemate continues with Cablevision
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Artwork by veterans coming to DoBro plaza
Artwork created by local veterans is coming to Downtown Brooklyn this summer. Urban Art’s “There is no US Without U” will show collages based on veteran’s experiences on their return home from war ...
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City hosts workshop on rebuilding post-Sandy
The Special Initiative for Rebuilding and Resiliency, a city program examining the best way to rebuild the waterfront in the wake of Sandy, held another meeting with community members, this time in...
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Cobble Hill hospital fights back in court
Long Island College Hospital (LICH) clings to life as a judge ruled that the trustees of the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center (Downstate) broke the law when they met behind clo...
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America Works hard at work in Brooklyn
America Works is looking to put Brooklyn to work. The organization, founded in 1984, is set up to train members of the workforce to fill specific jobs. With offices already in Manhattan and Queens,...
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Affordable housing in Brooklyn done in style
Affordable housing in Bedford-Stuyvesant got a little more stylish, as the Noel Pointer development officially opened its doors. The new $9.3 million apartment complex is designed to dispel the sti...
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn fights off the cold to support LICH in court
Battling the snow and wind, supporters of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) stood in front of State Supreme Court in Downtown Brooklyn, where a judge was set to decide the fate of the hospital, w...
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Rebuilding NYC's waterfront in the wake of Sandy
Initiative focuses on Brooklyn/Queens neighborhoods
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Fairway Market returns to Red Hook
Red Hook residents lined up with their shopping carts ready to welcome back Fairway Market to Red Hook, celebrating another victory in the reconstruction efforts following the devastation of Hurric...
Mar 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - In a Dec. 9, 1977 file photo, actor Gene Wilder is shown during an interview with Jean Claude Bouis at his New York City Hotel. Wilder’s nephew said Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, that the actor and writer died late Sunday at his home in Stamford, Connecticut, from complications from Alzheimer’s disease. He was 83. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles as the neurotic accountant in "The Producers" and the mad scientist of "Young Frankenstein," has died. He was 83.


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FILE - In this May 26, 2015 file photo, Vanita Gupta, the head of Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, speaks in Cleveland. Justice Department lawyers investigating police agencies for racial discrimination and excessive force are increasingly finding a different problem: officers’ interactions with the mentally ill. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department lawyers investigating police agencies for claims of racial discrimination and excessive force are increasingly turning up a different problem: officers' interactions with the mentally ill.


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FILE - In this 1975 file photo, Mark David Chapman is seen at Fort Chaffee near Fort Smith, Ark. The New York state Board of Parole on Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, announced that it has again denied parole to Chapman, who on Dec. 8, 1980, shot and killed John Lennon, the former Beatle, outside his luxury Manhattan apartment. (AP Photo/Greg Lyuan, File)ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — John Lennon's killer will remain behind bars after being denied parole for the ninth time.


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