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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...
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...
Can a Party in a Divorce Case Sue a Judge?
Aug 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 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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SummerStage takes over Queensbridge
SummerStage features jazz, R&B and more
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - July 28 - August 4
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens.
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Jazz & children stories collide at Flushing Town Hall
If your children love music and storytelling, the lively production of “The Cat Came Back: Stories and Songs with a Jazzy Twist” might be a good bet to entertain them next weekend.
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12th annual Brooklyn hip-hop festival kicks off
Nas, Fabolous among those to headline festival
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - July 21 - July 28
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens
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Hip-hop festival kicks off in Brooklyn
The 12th annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival is just around the corner
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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QWFF summer film series kicks off
Summer series for the Queens World Film Festival
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - July14 - July 21
Art “Agitprop!” - Ongoing; All Day - 11 am - 6 pm - This exhibit explores the legacy and continued use of power and politically engaged art, through more than 50 contemporary projects and artwork f...
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New film series based on Greek director
New series at the Museum of the Moving Image to reflect on the Greek director's career
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - July 7 - July 14
Entertainment events in Brooklyn and Queens
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New Bayside gastropub looks to reflect diversity of Queens
The newest addition to nightlife on Bell Boulevard is hoping to make a splash this summer. Sol Bar & Grill at 40-09 Bell Boulevard opened on June 24. Friends and curious patrons were greeted with a...
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Swing jazz band brings the roaring 20s back
In a city where music is everywhere, Svetlana and The Delancey Five may have been one of New York’s best secrets.
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Stars shine at "Only in Queens" Summerstage
The "Only in Queens" Summer Festival kicked off at Flushing Meadows Corona Park with the Summerstage evening concert taking the spotlight. Kid ’N Play reintroduced their classics with DJ Wiz while ...
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Astoria resident wins big on "The Price is Right"
An Astoria resident accomplished a task many had not done in years.
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Snap Dogs are popping up in the city
With the Fourth of July coming around the corner, the discussions regarding where hot dogs come from are no doubt popping up.
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national news

The outcome raised hopes that a treatment may finally be within reach for the memory- and independence-robbing Alzheimer's diseaseAn experimental drug cleared protein buildup in the brains of people with mild Alzheimer's disease and slowed their mental decline, the results of a preliminary trial showed. "Although potentially this is an exciting story, it is important to temper any excitement with considerable caution," said Robert Howard, a professor of old age psychiatry at University College London. Researchers in the United States and Switzerland tested aducanumab, developed by biotech firm Biogen, on 165 people with early-stage Alzheimer's disease for a period of one year.


2016-08-31 23:23:34 -0400

Giuseppe Manone boards up the windows of a store in Hilo, Hawaii as Hurricane Madeline approached the Big Island on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. Drier air and strong upper atmosphere winds are weakening Hurricane Madeline as it approaches Hawaii. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)HILO, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on tropical weather systems threatening Hawaii and the Southeast (all times Hawaii local):


2016-08-31 23:21:32 -0400

The European Commission has told tech giant Apple to pay $14.5 billion in back taxesThe huge back-tax bill European authorities slapped on Apple has put a spotlight on $2.4 trillion in untaxed earnings parked offshore by US companies, a tempting target for governments seeking to strengthen their finances. While Washington lays claim to rights to tax the money, critics say it represents profits transferred out of other countries' jurisdictions by accounting tricks. On Tuesday the European Commission ruled that Ireland's deep tax breaks for Apple were not allowed under EU rules and told the company to pay $14.5 billion in back taxes.


2016-08-31 23:18:44 -0400