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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 52 52 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 | 57 57 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 | 56 56 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 | 60 60 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 | 46 46 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...
Astoria Characters: The Bug Buster
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
  Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Gil’s the president of Standard Pest Management. By Nancy A. Ruhling There’s a fly buzzing around the office. Instead of trying to swat it, Gil Bloom , president of Stan...
Prevent Boating Tragedy – A Guide to Safe Boating on Long Island
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 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 | 92 92 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 | 121 121 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 | 124 124 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...

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Benefit concert raises money for victims of Ecuador earthquake
More than $10K will be donated to UNICEF
Apr 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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100 aspiring techies take part in first QueensHack
Student-run event hopes to promote interest in computer science
Apr 29, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol blasts MTA for reneging on noise barrier promise
Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer is upset that the MTA is not following through with its promise to provide a sound barrier along the Long Island Rail Road tracks as part of the East Side Access project...
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Council passes climate change education resolution
Talk about good timing. The City Council passed a resolution that calls on the state to include climate change in the K-12 school curriculum. The resolution passed on April 20, two days before Eart...
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials commemorate Irish insurrection with tree dedication
Celebrating 100 years since rebellion that led to independence
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FreshDirect cleans up local community for Earth Day
Armed with garbage bags and cleaning supplies, dozens of FreshDirect employees hit the streets in the warm sun on Friday to pick up trash in Long Island City. It was the first company-wide cleanup ...
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Astoria residents plan to celebrate Hell Gate’s 100th birthday
Nazis plotted to destroy important bridge during WWII
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Cornegy leads Van Bramer on cultural tour of district
Learn specifically about historical significance of Weeksville
Apr 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Districts announce participatory budget voting results
After months of neighborhood assemblies, pitching and refining ideas, and voting for top projects, this year’s participatory budgeting process has come to an end. For residents of Astoria, Long Isl...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Civic Congress honors three community leaders
US attorney commends work of civics in keynote address
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Lawmakers propose bills to expand speed camera program
In the aftermath of the hit-and-run death of 17-year-old Ovidio Jaramillo, who was struck and killed last December at the intersection of Junction and Northern boulevards, community leaders and ele...
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Organization delivers medical supplies from LIC warehouse
Donated resources end up all over the globe
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Parks host public input session for playground renovations
One of 12 improvement sites under citywide initiative
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Following hit & run, pols call for traffic light
Say Astoria intersection has been a problem for years
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Real estate leaders talk growing LIC market
Elected officials urge developers to keep investing
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FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2015 file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick watches from the sideline during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the San Diego Chargers in Santa Clara, Calif. Kaepernick's decision this week to refuse to stand during the playing of the national anthem as a way of protesting police killings of unarmed black men has drawn support and scorn far beyond sports. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's recent decision to not stand during the national anthem as a way of protesting police killings of unarmed black men has drawn support and scorn far beyond sports. The Associated Press explains how "The Star-Spangled Banner" became a ritual of American public life, its complicated racial origins and how the song has been used as a form of political resistance.


2016-08-31 21:31:52 -0400

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff is accused of taking illegal state loans to patch budget holes in 2014Brasília (AFP) - Brazil's Dilma Rousseff was stripped of the country's presidency in an emotional impeachment vote and replaced by conservative rival Michel Temer, who promised to heal Latin America's biggest economy. Temer, 75, was sworn in shortly after a majority of senators voted in a highly charged session to remove the leftist Rousseff, 68, on grounds that she illegally manipulated the state budget. Rousseff's successor shrugged off her claims that he had led a "coup" to seize power from her Workers' Party government, which has ruled Brazil for 13 years.


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Madison Keys, of the United States, returns a shot to Kayla Day, of the United States, at the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):


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