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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 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 | 26 26 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 | 26 26 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 | 28 28 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 | 15 15 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 | 58 58 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 | 61 61 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 | 89 89 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 | 94 94 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 | 99 99 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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Metro Mayhem race to take over QMHS
In an effort to support Queens Metropolitan High School (QMHS) athletics, the high school will be hosting a campus-wide obstacle course on Saturday, March 19, from 9 a.m. to noon. The event, deemed...
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/15/16-2/21/16)
Monday, Feb. 15 Karla Flores was arrested at 181 Woodward Avenue for menacing by Officer Hendrick. Hayedon E. Soto was arrested at 181 Woodward Avenue for second-degree assault by Officer Hendrick....
Feb 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local artist wins grant to teach seniors about textiles
When Valerie Skakun was five years old, her grandmother taught her how to sew. She also learned about textiles, and would make clothes and other functional objects with her hands. She came to New Y...
Feb 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police want changes to dangerous Glendale road
After a near fatal single-car crash, police in Glendale are calling on the Department of Transportation (DOT) to reexamine traffic near a problem intersection. According to Captain Gregory Mackie o...
Feb 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glendale volunteers learn to prepare for a disaster
Glendale residents and members of the 104th Precinct Civilian Observation Patrol got a lesson in preparing for a disaster at the group’s monthly GCOP last week. “I'm going to talk about how you can...
Feb 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/8/16-2/14/16)
Monday, Feb. 8 Roberto Ruiz was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for criminal contempt by Detective Friedrich. Katherine Hermosa was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for third-degree assault by Det...
Feb 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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First lady updates Muslim leaders about mental health initiatives
First Lady Chirlane McCray stopped by Queens Hospital Center in Jamaica Monday afternoon to discuss ongoing mental health initiatives with leaders in the Muslim community. She was joined by Deputy ...
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/1/16-2/7/16)
Monday, Feb. 1 Brian Pickar was arrested at 1867 Grove Street for criminal obstruction of breathing by Officer Kim. Maximiliano Gonzalez was arrested at Cypress Avenue and Gates Avenue for driving ...
Feb 08, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Advocates and pols demand real affordable housing, union jobs
In Mayor Bill de Blasio’s quest to build or preserve 200,000 units of affordable housing over the next decade, one coalition of advocates say the mayor’s plan isn’t affordable enough for the lowest...
Feb 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Miss New York visits Glendale school
Speaks to students about bullying, following dreams
Feb 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (1/25/16-1/31/16)
Monday, Jan. 25 Jocelyn Apolinar was arrested at 458 Onderdonk Avenue for third-degree assault by Office Archange. Stefanie Thompson was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for burglary by Officer Glo...
Feb 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (1/18/16-1/24/16)
Monday, Jan. 18 Derek Rawlings was arrested at Metropolitan Avenue and Cooper Avenue for possession of a forged instrument by Officer Giodani. Emad A. Alarega was arrested at 89-29 Metropolitan Ave...
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Borough Board reviews budget requests for FY2017
After Mayor Bill de Blasio released his preliminary budget for Fiscal Year 2017 last week, members of the Queens Borough Board held a hearing Monday in Kew Gardens to take budget requests from comm...
Jan 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth, Ridgewood manufacturers discuss issues with city
Industrial business leaders in Maspeth and Ridgewood gathered for their annual luncheon to network and discuss some of the top issues facing their respective industries. The luncheon, sponsored by ...
Jan 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekend blizzard produces record snowfall
Queens residents, pols upset about unplowed streets
Jan 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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A man stands in front of his collapsed house after recovering his personal belongings, in Villa San Lorenzo, near Amatrice, central Italy, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016 where a 6.1 earthquake struck just after 3:30 a.m., Wednesday. As Italians observed a day of national mourning, President Sergio Mattarella and Premier Matteo Renzi joined grieving family members for a state funeral for some of the victims of Wednesday’s quake. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)ASCOLI PICENO, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the Italian earthquake (all times local):


2016-08-27 12:24:21 -0400
The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said on Saturday the Turkish military had escalated attacks on its territory in northern Syria, accusing Ankara of sending vehicles over the border in the Kobani area, but a Turkish official denied it. In a statement, the YPG said the Turkish military had fired artillery on Friday night at a village near Kobani, and had also used heavy weapons to fire on YPG positions in the northwestern province of Afrin. Turkey this week launched a major operation in northern Syria, supporting Syrian rebels who aim to capture territory from Islamic State and to stop further expansion by the YPG, which already controls wide areas of the north.
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San Francisco 49ers quarterbacks Colin Kaepernick, left, and Blaine Gabbert stand on the sideline during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the Green Bay Packers on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. Green Bay won 21-10. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is refusing to stand for the national anthem before games because he believes the United States oppresses African Americans and other minorities.


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