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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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Help Us Yoenis Cespedes, You're the Mets Only Hope!
Before Saturday’s afternoon affair with the San Francisco Giants, I was fully preparing to write the Mets obituary for the 2016 season. The Mets had lost four of the first five games on their west ...
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spence cements status as boxing’s top prospect
Another big knockout in Coney Island showcase
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s women get off to quick 2-0 start in 2016
Men ready to start 2016 campaign
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drossman to lead St. Joe’s
Daniel Drossman is the new head coach of the St. Joseph’s men’s and women’s tennis squads. “We are very excited that Coach Drossman will be joining us for the upcoming season,” said Athletics Direc...
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Empire wraps up first season of team tennis
The New York Empire concluded it’s inaugural season as part of the Mylan World Team Tennis professional league. And while the results on the court show – the Empire finished with a 2-10 overall rec...
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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For The Yankees, It’s Out With The Old, In With The New
I think it’s fair to say that the last couple of weeks have been quite the roller coaster ride for the New York Yankees and their fans. From the consistently inconsistent play throughout the year, ...
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dyckman takes Pro City title
Late-season additions give team the extra talent it needed to win
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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D1 basketball talent battles it out in Artest Classic
If you showed up at the Variety Boys & Girls Club last weekend for the Artest Summer Classic, you were not disappointed. To kick off the event, Metta World Peace’s Celebrity Team, stacked with a ro...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Good, the Bad & the Ugly: The Legacy of A-Rod
Since he arrived on the scene in the winter of 2004, Alex Rodriguez has without question been one of the most polarizing players in the history of both baseball and New York sports. In a press conf...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Our Lady of Hope wins RGMVM title
Our Lady of Hope’s Intermediate boys baseball team became the Ridgewood, Glendale, Middle Village, and Maspeth (RGMVM) Little League 14U Junior champions by beating an undefeated Forest Hills Blue ...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Four from Brooklyn named to All-Empire GU 7s Team
Following the completion of the 2016 Empire GU rugby sevens series, four players from Brooklyn Rugby Club – two men and two women – have been named to the All-Empire GU 7s team. Craig Mackenzie and...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Riis lifeguard in nationals
Queens lifeguard Christian Foti is competing in the 2016 USLA National Lifeguard Championships in Hermosa Beach, California this week. This will be his third time competing in the championships and...
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Empire fall in first Mylan team tennis event
But Forest Hills crowd excited for pro tennis
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yankees Change in Philosophy Should Be Applauded
About a week ago, after the news that Arodlis Chapman had been traded to the Chicago Cubs, I thought there was a pretty good chance the Yankees would be done dealing. They traded a valuable yet rep...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Showtime revisited: Frampton far from only rising star
Years from now, we may look back on July 30 as a night where several big names took their next step toward stardom. Hardcore fight fans endlessly search for optimism in a sport that is far removed ...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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