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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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arts and entertainmemt
Fancy tea with artist Tom Sachs?
Exhibit to feature tea ceremonies with the artist
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 7 - April 14
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens
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Titan's “Julius Caesar” plays on the line of present and past
Titan Theatre Company closes out their 2015/2016 season with a unique interpretation of the Shakespearean classic.
Mar 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reading explores writings of Queens’ female writers
Last Wednesday, the Astoria Bookshop held an event in coordination with the Heightening Stories Workshop entitled “Diverse Women’s Words,” which is based on some of the readings from the Diversity ...
Mar 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Review: “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice”
It's one of the biggest openings for a Batman movie, but was it worth it?
Mar 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - March 31 - April 7
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
Mar 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Young Creators Workshop brings art to life
Kids paint masterpieces at VBGCQ workshop
Mar 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - March 24 to March 31
Entertainment events in Brooklyn and Queens
Mar 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Playing “The Race Card” at Queens World Film Festival
The film block discussed issues of race as well as police brutality
Mar 24, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Talented artists to lead art workshop for local youth
The Young Creators Art Workshop at Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens.
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adrianna Mateo inches closer to new album with pre-CD show
The classically trained musician just performed the new single off of her new rock singer-songwriter album
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - March 17 to March 24
Entertainment events occurring in Brooklyn and Queens.
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Amy Virginia releases 3rd album, "Not Us"
Her album, "Not Us," is a showcase of strength and creativity
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Receiver to share music with Brooklyn & Queens
On back-to-back nights, fans of Radiohead and Pink Floyd within the five boroughs will be able to listen live to a unique, quickly-rising band in Brooklyn and Queens.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - March 11 to March 17
Entertainment events occurring in Brooklyn and Queens.
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national news

FILE – In this Dec. 18, 2015 file photo, the chief of police of the Newtown, Ohio, Police Department, Thomas Synan Jr., speaks to reporters at the scene of a traffic stop arrest in Newtown, Ohio. Synan Jr., who heads the Hamilton County Drug Coalition task force, said drug overdoses in the Cincinnati area dropped to 10 to 15 a day during the last weekend of August 2016, following a weeklong spike that exhausted emergency workers in the Cincinnati area and the neighboring states of Indiana, Kentucky and West Virginia. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)CINCINNATI (AP) — An unprecedented spike of drug overdoses in the Cincinnati area seem to be leveling off, although are still at higher than normal levels, after a stunning wave last week, authorities said.


2016-08-29 15:37:48 -0400

Roberta Vinci, of Italy, reacts after defeating Anna-Lena Friedsam, of Germany, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)NEW YORK (AP) — A couple of days before she returned to the site of her stunning upset of Serena Williams at the 2015 U.S. Open, Roberta Vinci was grabbing a coffee at a Starbucks in Manhattan when her breakfast was interrupted by fellow customers.


2016-08-29 15:34:47 -0400

A pumpjack drills for oil in the Monterey ShaleOil prices settled down more than 1 percent on Monday, snapping two consecutive days of gains, on caution over galloping Middle East crude output and a firmer dollar boosted by speculation of a U.S. rate hike by year-end. A pledge by Nigerian rebels to end hostilities against their oil industry also appeared to pave the way for more crude exports from Africa's No. 1 producer, which experienced numerous pipeline blow-ups and other disruptions to output earlier this year. Key Middle East oil producer Iraq, which has exported more crude from its southern ports in August, will continue ramping up output, its oil minister said on Saturday.


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