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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 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 | 42 42 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 | 42 42 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 | 44 44 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 | 32 32 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 | 76 76 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 | 77 77 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 | 107 107 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 | 109 109 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 | 115 115 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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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/2/16-5/8/16)
Monday, May 2 Rick Tineo was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for aggravated harassment by Officer Feldman. Lazaro Robler was arrested at 60-05 54th Street for third-degree assault by Officer Taver...
May 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOT takes Wyckoff Avenue plaza for a test run
Shuts down block at Myrtle Avenue for one day
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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VVA Chapter 32 swears-in new board of directors
The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 32 is under new leadership. On Friday night, the group swore in a new board of directors at its Whitestone headquarters. Glendale resident Michael O’ Kane wi...
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Group takes community on tour of Ridgewood Reservoir
Hopes to preserve the unique ecosystem, city history
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glendale Troop 427 honored at jamboree
Members of the Glendale Boy Scout Troop 427 from Sacred Heart Parish attended the 54th annual Boy Scout Jamboree at West Point Academy this weekend, where they were awarded a special Light Fighters...
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/25/16-5/1/16)
Monday, Apr. 25 Michal T. Hun was arrested at Himrod Street and Grandview Avenue for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer Marinacci. Tuesday, Apr. 26 Theresa M. Cassillo was arrested at 60-29...
May 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Bookshop Initiative gaining momentum
Kickstarter page raises $5,000 in first 24 hours
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jamaica Hospital, NYPD team up to reduce distracted driving
In an effort to reduce traffic-related deaths and injuries, Jamaica Hospital is teaming up with the NYPD to increase public awareness about the dangers of distracted driving. According to the NYPD,...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/18/16-4/24/16)
Monday, Apr. 18 Joesph Hanley was arrested at 559 Fairview Avenue for criminal mischief by Officer Mancuso. Julio Barillas was arrested at 668 Grandview Avenue for criminal mischief by Detective Fr...
Apr 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mrytle street fair showcases Ridgewood businesses
Myrtle Avenue became the center of weekend family fun on Sunday with the annual Myrtle Avenue street fair. The yearly event featured over 200 merchants and vendors, games and rides for the whole fa...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle Village Prep hosts annual admissions lottery
Almost 380 applications for 150 seats
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/11/16-4/17/11)
Monday, Apr. 11 Leodegario Flores was arrested at 1862 Cornelia Street for second-degree assault by Officer Ziman. Cristobal Galicia was arrested at 53-38 Metropolitan Avenue for third-degree assau...
Apr 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glendale man hit and killed on Cooper Ave.
Michael Messina was stuck while riding scooter
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rain barrel giveaway in Ridgewood
Elected officials partnered with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in Ridgewood this weekend to help local residents conserve water. On Sunday at the Greater Ridgewood Youth Council,...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man posing as cop in Ridgewood
A Bushwick man faces weapons charges after he was pulled using lights that made him appear to be a police officer. During the motor vehicle stop on April 2 in Ridgewood, police recovered an imitati...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE- In this March 14, 2016, file photo, Carol Kane attends a special screening of "Everything Is Copy" at The Museum of Modern Art in New York. Kane said remembers Gene Wilder, the man who gave her a “second chance” in Hollywood when he cast her in “The World’s Greatest Lover”. Wilder died Sunday, Aug 28, 2016, at the age of 83. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — At age 23, Carol Kane was fresh off a Best Actress Oscar nomination with no prospects on the horizon. The phone hadn't rung for a year, she said. Then Gene Wilder called.


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FILE - In this May 26, 2015 file photo, Vanita Gupta, the head of Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, speaks in Cleveland. Justice Department lawyers investigating police agencies for racial discrimination and excessive force are increasingly finding a different problem: officers’ interactions with the mentally ill. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department lawyers investigating police agencies for claims of racial discrimination and excessive force are increasingly turning up a different problem: officers' interactions with the mentally ill.


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Toronto Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson watches his solo home run against the Baltimore Orioles in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)BALTIMORE (AP) — Josh Donaldson is making a push for another AL MVP Award, and the Toronto Blue Jays may be narrowing the field in the AL East.


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