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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 45 45 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 | 50 50 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 | 50 50 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 | 54 54 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 | 39 39 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 | 85 85 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 | 86 86 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 | 115 115 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 | 118 118 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 | 124 124 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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Ebbets Field flagpole arrives at Flatbush & Atlantic
The Barclays Center is now home to the Brookyln Nets, however over a half-century ago, Brooklyn Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley hoped the intersection of Flatbush and Atlantic avenues would be home t...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Renovations at Bridge Park's Pier 5 complete
Things are getting active at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 5. The five-acres former shipping pier is now being used to play a variety of sports. This $26 million project was designed to be adaptable ...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols, faith-based activists call for police department reform
Clergy, as well as several activists and faith-based groups, joined City Council members at City Hall Monday to publicly support legislation that would combat police profiling and strengthen oversi...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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City to offer property tax extension to homes hit hard by Sandy
The City Council voted Monday to provide tax relief for homeowners citywide whose properties were destroyed in Hurricane Sandy’s storm. The relief comes in the form of an interest-free property tax...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golden corral: new bike parking getting good feedback
Brooklyn residents have a new place to park their bikes. The Cobble Hill Association (CHA) and the Atlantic Avenue Business Improvement District (BID) worked to put in a bicycle corral at the corne...
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Parents & students protest proposed charter school
Say plan would destroy school's art programs
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Holocaust hero honored in Borough Park
As many celebrated the first day of Chanukah on Sunday, December 9, at home friends and family, more than 150 Borough Park residents braved the rain to take part in renaming a street in honor of Ra...
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Health issues dominate Cobble Hill meeting
Members of the healthcare professionals addressed the Cobble Hill Association (CBA) and community members at University Hospital of Brooklyn at Long Island College Hospital. The two main issues dis...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joseph's journalism students learn about adapting to digital media
Students and faculty filled the auditorium at St. Joseph’s College (SJC) for a unique opportunity to hear from a panel of digital media executives from NBC News. Today, they are in charge of adapti...
Dec 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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New library opens in Brooklyn
For the first time in 20 years the Brooklyn Public Library has a new branch, and its already received an Award for Excellence in Design of Public Project from the Art Commission of the City of New ...
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYU bringing some 'class' to DoBro
New York University is bringing more than just construction to Downtown Brooklyn. The NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) will welcome its inaugural class of 50 students to its 26,000-...
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B2 set to break ground at Atlantic Yards
Public gets last-minute look at plans
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Gowanus neighbors grill agency about canal
Worry about devastation from next major storm
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Small businesses shine on Saturday
Atlantic Avenue joins in annual event to promote local biz
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Hundreds line up for free holiday meal in Red Hook
Among Sandy hardships, many grocery stores are still closed
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African migrants seen on a dinghy in Mediterranean SeaSome 3000 migrants were saved in the Strait of Sicily in 30 separate rescue missions on Tuesday, the Italian coastguard said, bringing the total to almost 10,000 in two days and marking a sharp acceleration in refugee arrivals in Italy. The migrants were packed on board dozens of boats, many of them rubber dinghies that become dangerously unstable in high seas. Data from the International Organization for Migration released on Friday said around 105,000 migrants had reached Italy by boat in 2016, many of them setting sail from Libya.


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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in EverettBy Emily Stephenson and Ginger Gibson EVERETT, Washington/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Donald Trump, who has made his criticism of a pending Pacific trade agreement central to his campaign, on Tuesday visited a Seattle suburb home to a large Boeing Co plane manufacturing facility that depends heavily on Asian sales. Trump vowed at his rally that he would win Washington state, even though the state tends to support Democrats and that party’s nominee, Hillary Clinton, leads by large margins in opinion polls ahead of the Nov. 8 election. The Republican nominee, however, presents a conundrum for the unions that represent workers at Boeing, the world’s largest aerospace company.


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Trump to make quick trip to Mexico before immigration speechIn a surprise move, Donald Trump will travel to Mexico on Wednesday to meet with President Enrique Pena Nieto, just hours before the Republican delivers a highly anticipated speech on immigration. Trump ...


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