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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...
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 | 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...

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New light fixtures installed at Ravenswood Houses
The buildings and pathways at Ravenswood Houses in Astoria are shining brighter than ever. Thanks to a nearly $4 million investment by Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer and the New York City Housing Auth...
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodside hotel now serving as shelter for homeless
Residents never informed about temporary situation
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials celebrate funding for six-day library service
Standing in the same children’s room where he learned how to read more than 40 years ago, Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer and his fellow City Council colleagues announced last Wednesday that the city b...
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria Park to receive $30M as part of Anchor Parks initiative
Astoria Park was selected among five city parks to receive a total of $150 million in major capital investments, thanks to a new initiative by Mayor Bill de Blasio. The mayor announced his “Anchor ...
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria receives $200K for cleaning services
With trains rumbling above, Councilman Costa Constantinides and community leaders gathered at the Ditmars Boulevard station on Friday morning to announce that Astoria will receive more than $200,00...
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kaufman Studios joins Missing Type blood donation campaign
In an effort to collect more blood globally, New York Blood Center has teamed up with community partners, including Kaufman Astoria Studios, on its Missing Type Campaign. As part of the campaign, t...
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State lawmakers renew push to pass DREAM Act
After failing to pass a bill that would allow undocumented immigrants to receive financial aid for college, State Senate Democrats are once again calling for the DREAM Act to be made law. State sen...
Aug 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Job fair returns to Queen Center
Come one, come all, and be sure to bring a resume. More than 40 companies will be interviewing job candidates next Thursday, August 25, at the Queens Center Mall food court from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Th...
Aug 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria Characters: The Power Couple
Saturday night. Love at first sight. (Well, almost.) The time: December 2007 The place: a club in Manhattan The characters: Nick Fiorentinos, the clubgoer; Noel Descalzi, the club’s hostess. The st...
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Catholic Charities hosts annual Kids Fun Day
Helps students get prepared to return to school
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Pol aims to create permanent manufacturing communities
Bill would allow neighborhoods to compete for federal grants
Aug 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Face Behind The Mural
Every day, Ron Hall walks three-and-a-half miles. He’s a heavy smoker and has been for 42 years, so he figures that the exercise cancels out the tobacco. Now, his strolls have an added purpose: The...
Aug 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Design for new Astoria dog run finalized
A new dog run and upgraded basketball court are coming to Astoria soon. Councilman Costa Constantinides announced that renovations at Triborough Bridge Playground C will begin shortly, and include ...
Aug 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor introduces new police commissioner at National Night Out
Touts neighborhood policing initiative that will expand to 114th
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Program teaches high school girls tech skills
Three weeks produces six new apps
Aug 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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France wants halt to 'imbalanced' EU-US trade deal talksThe French government wants the European Union to end talks with the U.S. on forging a sweeping trade deal that it sees as too friendly to U.S. businesses. French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday ...


2016-08-30 06:41:09 -0400

Republican nominee Donald Trump speaks at "Joni's Roast and Ride" in Des Moines,By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican voters in Arizona and Florida are expected to pick Senators John McCain and Marco Rubio as their respective U.S. Senate nominees when they go to the polls on Tuesday, but one name not on either ballot, Donald Trump, looms large. The Republican presidential nominee has endorsed both McCain and Rubio in their re-election bids even though he has rocky relations with both senators. Trump offended McCain and many other Republicans last year by suggesting that the maverick senator and party's 2008 presidential nominee was anything but a war hero because he was captured during the Vietnam War after his airplane was shot down during a bombing mission.


2016-08-30 06:38:41 -0400

French President Francois Hollande addresses French ambassadors on August 30, 2016 in ParisFrench President Francois Hollande said Tuesday a long-awaited EU-US trade deal would not be agreed before US President Barack Obama leaves office in January. Earlier Tuesday, France's pointman on the talks, junior trade minister trade Matthias Fekl, said Paris was going to call for the negotiations to be suspended. Fekl said the negotiations no longer had "political support" in France because the US negotiators "give nothing or just crumbs".


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