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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 50 50 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 | 54 54 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 | 54 54 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 | 58 58 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 | 44 44 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 | 89 89 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 | 90 90 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 | 119 119 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 | 122 122 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?
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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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NYPD rolls out new officer safety gear in Brooklyn
Mayor honors hero cops at press conference
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Transit advocates begin campaign to turn around declining bus ridership
Coalition releases report highlighting possible solutions
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Pols, community focus on safety in NYCHA houses
Announce security upgrades after woman found dead
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DOT launches Adopt-a-Greenway program
The Department of Transportation (DOT) is looking for sponsors to help maintain and beautify the city's elaborate network of greenways through the new Adopt-a-Greenway program. “As you know, when y...
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New Investors Bank opens its doors in Greenpoint
Looks to work with local community groups
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Transit advocates begin campaign to turn around declining bus ridership
Coalition releases report highlighting possible solutions
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Mayor announces plan for East New York business zone
City to invest $16 million to create jobs, industrial space
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Council supports landmark status for Coney Island Boardwalk
Official landmark status for the Coney Island Boardwalk got a big vote of support last week when the City Council unanimously adopted a resolution to support the designation. The move puts further ...
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Brooklyn tenants slam landlord for harassment, conditions
Call for courts to appoint administrator to intercede
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Select Bus Service makes its way to Brooklyn
The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) have begun operating the B46 Select Bus Service line in Brooklyn, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced la...
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Brooklyn community honors life of longtime resident and supercentenarian
World’s oldest living person was last American born in 19th century
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Coastal Brooklyn housing development to get Sandy repairs
HPD provides $2.4M for resiliency measures
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After national shootings, calls for unity at interfaith candlelight vigil
In a week that saw two fatal shootings by law enforcement in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Falcon Heights, Minnesota, and the killing of five Dallas police officers, elected officials and faith leade...
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DA indicts three more in shooting death of Cuomo aide
Three alleged gang members were indicted on murder charges this week for their involvement in the 2015 shooting death of Carey Gabay, a 43-year-old legal aide to Governor Andrew Cuomo. Micah Alleyn...
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Chestnut reclaims Nathan's hot dog-eating title
On the 100th anniversary of Nathan’s Famous, prolific eater Joey Chestnut easily beat defending champion Matt Stonie to reclaim his crown as the champion of the annual hot dog-eating contest. Chest...
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File photo of Maine Governor LePage speaking at the 23rd Annual Energy Trade & Technology Conference in Boston(Editor's note: This story contains language that may offend readers in the fourth paragraph) By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Years before Donald Trump dominated the news cycle with his style of angry politics, Maine Governor Paul LePage made headlines with a similarly brash approach. Since he was elected in 2010, the Republican has told critics of his decision to skip a civil rights breakfast to "kiss my butt" and accused a Democratic rival of forcing budget measures on taxpayers "without Vaseline." But when LePage, the second U.S. governor to endorse Trump, recently left an obscenity-laced voicemail message for a lawmaker who he believed had called him a racist, he put his career in jeopardy. LePage's widely circulated verbal attack, in which he called Democratic State Representative Drew Gattine a "little son-of-a-bitch, socialist cocksucker," sparked the most intense firestorm of criticism the second-term governor has seen.


2016-08-31 11:47:56 -0400
LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — Gabon's president has narrowly won re-election, election officials said Wednesday, keeping alive a family dynasty in this oil-rich Central African country that reaches back to the 1960s.
2016-08-31 11:42:40 -0400
ATLANTA (AP) — The family of a Florida man who died after Georgia sheriff's deputies repeatedly used their stun guns on him in the back of an SUV alongside an interstate is asking for a federal investigation into his death.
2016-08-31 11:42:07 -0400