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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 41 41 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 | 46 46 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 | 46 46 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 | 49 49 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 | 35 35 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 | 80 80 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 | 81 81 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 | 111 111 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 | 113 113 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 | 120 120 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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CB7 holds forum on problem of illegal conversions
With affordable housing becoming scarce and landlords trying to get the most bang for their buck, illegal single-room occupancy (SRO) establishments are becoming common place in Brooklyn. In areas ...
Mar 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Music, film and Brooklyn icon is lost
Ditmas Park remembers Ric Menello
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7th Ave BID is gaining momentum
Along with other shopping districts in central Brooklyn, business is booming on 7th Avenue. Now, residents and shop owners are looking into forming a 7th Avenue Business Improvement District (BID)....
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CB6 reviews reno plans in Slope historic district
A building in Park Slope’s historic district may be getting a facelift. The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) received a request to install a new roof deck with stairs at 226 Lincoln Place, a...
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Brooklyn Navy Yard goes high-tech with 22 new computers
Time Warner opens up lab
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Key Food and Walgreens to share space
Concede to pressure from Windsor Terrace nabes
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Renken landmark application will have to wait
Group hopes to preserve Clinton Hill building
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Cobble Hill community crowds synagogue to save LICH
In a crowded synagogue in Brooklyn, medical professionals and community members showed their support for Long Island College Hospital (LICH), which the SUNY Board of Trustees recently voted to shut...
Feb 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 207 207 recommendations | email to a friend
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EPA gets an earful at Red Hook Gowanus meeting
Red Hooks residents overwhelmingly opposed the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal on how best to move forward with the Superfund cleanup of the Gowanus Canal at a public meeting last Wednes...
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Residents discuss safety concerns on Fourth Avenue
Park Slope residents packed St. Aquinas Church last week to give city officials their ideas to improve dangerous traffic conditions along Fourth Avenue. Department of Transportation (DOT) officials...
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CB2 outlines its priorities for the coming fiscal year
Brooklyn’s Community Board 2 drafted their response to the Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2014, with an eye toward the future of the district. The largest issue that Robert Perris, CB2 district...
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Brooklyn healthcare on life support, too late for LICH
Hearing held to determine changes, SUNY votes to close hospital
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Cablevision union battle in Brooklyn rages on
22 workers fired, they say because of union leanings
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Brooklyn Heights library could be up for sale
Money would repair facility, but add residential units
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The beginning of a crowded race
Public advocate candidates square off in Astoria
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China's foreign ministry on Tuesday condemned a car bomb attack on its embassy in Kyrgyzstan, which it said wounded three embassy staff, calling it an "extreme and violent attack". China also urged Kyrgyz authorities to "get to the bottom of the incident", spokeswoman Hua Chunying told reporters at a regular press briefing in Beijing. The three staff suffered minor injuries and have been taken to hospital, Hua said.
2016-08-30 06:50:40 -0400

In this undated photo provided by the MR Research Center some trained dogs involved in a study to investigate how dog brains process speech sit around a scanner in Budapest, Hungary. Scientists have found that dogs use the same brain areas as humans to process language. A study published in the journal Science showed that dogs process words with the left hemisphere and use the right hemisphere to process intonation. (Borbala Ferenczy/MR Research Center via AP)BERLIN (AP) — Scientists have found evidence to support what many dog owners have long believed: man's best friend really does understand some of what we're saying.


2016-08-30 06:45:36 -0400

FILE - In this July 20, 2016 file photo, U.S. Rep. Cresent Hardy visits homes to talk to voters in Las Vegas. A spokesman says Hardy of Nevada is recovering after suffering a heart attack. Larry Farnsworth says the Republican underwent a routine medical procedure after the Monday night, Aug. 29, incident and remains hospitalized. (AP Photo/Michelle Rindels, File)CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A spokesman says U.S. Rep. Cresent Hardy of Nevada is recovering after suffering a heart attack.


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