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Prevent Boating Tragedy – A Guide to Safe Boating on Long Island
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 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 | 35 35 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 | 66 66 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 | 70 70 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 | 75 75 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 ...
Buyers determing an offer on a Home.
Aug 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Buyers working with a down payment of about $75,000 dollars to say around $100,000 dollars must keep in mind before bidding on a home that needs at least $100k in renovations means you need that am...
Live in NY & Open A Corporation in Delaware – Why?
Aug 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
Do you love the big city life? Do you want to open your business in New York but aren’t sure if you can commit there? Is the nature of your business mobile or virtual, but you’d like to live in New...
An Inside Tip to Quickly & Inexpensively Resolve Your Personal Injury Case
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Steven Palermo An Inside Tip to Resolving Your Personal Injury Case Quicker and Inexpensively It’s called Alternative Dispute Resolutions (ADR), and we’d like our followers to know more abou...
New York LLC Formation: Start A Business Now
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
New York LLC Formation A Limited Liability Company is a kind of business structure that protects its owners from being liable to the debts of the business. In sole proprietorships or partnerships t...
4 Programs Queens Home Buyers Should be Aware Of
Aug 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 167 167 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . We come across aspiring home buyers all the time in this business. Whether it’s young couples browsing aro...

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Running with his dad by his side
Among the many people you see running through the streets of Queens, keep your eyes open and you're bound to see Woodhaven’s Erol Bal training hard to run in November’s New York City Marathon, a 26...
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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City releases roadmap for Far Rockaway revival
Continues process of spending $91M committed by mayor
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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FDNY commish: NYC kids are playing with fire
Mix of young, matches to blame for three recent blazes
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Get ready for school on Jamaica Ave.
This week, enjoy a day to take your children’s mind off of returning to school with the Woodhaven Business Improvement District’s Annual “Back to School Sales Days.” Hopefully the sales will make t...
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meet Woodhaven's Woman of the Year
Every year I have the privilege of introducing you to the people and businesses that the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association will be honoring at their annual gala. This year’s celebration will t...
Aug 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Muslim community mourns slain imam, associate
Police arrest Brooklyn man for weekend double murder
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EDC officials talk major transit, development options
Representatives from the city's Economic Development Corporation (EDC) hosted a roundtable discussion in its Manhattan offices Monday to discuses the future of development in neighborhoods througho...
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Back to School Days are upon us
As we continue to experience hot weather and extended heat wave, it's hard to believe that “back to school” time is right around the corner. We try to make it as easy as possible through the Woodha...
Aug 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community expresses grief, concern after jogger's murder
Howard Beach residents want a safer Spring Creek Park
Aug 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOT's flawed plan for Woodhaven
Residents packed Woodhaven Boulevard on Saturday to rally against a daft and dangerous proposal by the Department of Transportation (DOT). The 102nd Precinct, led by Officer Jose Severino of Commun...
Aug 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven residents rally against Select Bus Service
Call on DOT to scrap plan for two boulevards
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Rockaway gets new playground, athletic field
The property next to Goldie Maple Academy in Rockaway has been transformed from a de facto parking lot into a brand new playground. “I remember when it was just asphalt and there were cars parking ...
Aug 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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A busy week in Woodhaven
We are now two weeks into August and summer is flying by. Another busy week started on August 2 with the Annual National "Night Out Against Crime." The weather was warm but not hot, a welcome chang...
Aug 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don't become the victim of a scam
I've got good news and I’ve got bad news. The good news is that you don't owe the IRS thousands of dollars and they are not sending police to your home to arrest you, no matter what that angry pers...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don't become the victim of a scam
I've got good news and I’ve got bad news. The good news is that you don't owe the IRS thousands of dollars and they are not sending police to your home to arrest you, no matter what that angry pers...
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A powerful earthquake in Italy on Wednesday is unlikely to force UnipolSai's 200 million euro ($226 mln) catastrophe bond into default as the bond has low exposure to the affected region, the Italian insurer said. The earthquake devastated a string of mountainous towns in central Italy, killing at least 73 people, trapping residents under piles of rubble and leaving thousands homeless. The Azzurro Re bond, issued by Unipol last year, was the first so-called catastrophe bond to cover earthquake risk in Italy.
2016-08-24 11:59:47 -0400

The National Association of Realtors reported that used home sales across the United States fell 3.2 percent in July from June to an annual pace of 5.39 million unitsThe National Association of Realtors reported Wednesday that used home sales across the United States fell 3.2 percent in July from June to an annual pace of 5.39 million units. Showing the tightness of the market, the median existing-home price in July, including single-family homes and multiple-home units, was $244,100, compared with the 2015 average of $222,400.


2016-08-24 11:55:00 -0400

Turkish army tanks and pro-Ankara Syrian opposition fighter trucks pictured two kilometres west of the Syrian town of Jarabulus, in an image taken from the Turkish border city of Karkamis on August 24, 2016Turkish tanks and hundreds of opposition fighters thrust deep inside Syrian territory Wednesday in a lightning operation that within hours ousted Islamic State jihadists from a key Syrian border town. The air and ground offensive -- the most ambitious launched by Ankara in the Syria conflict -- made rapid progress towards Jarabulus with rebel fighters already proclaiming victory by the late afternoon just 14 hours after it started. "Jarabulus is completely liberated," Ahmad Othman, commander of the Sultan Mourad rebel group, told AFP from the scene, while another rebel spokesman said IS fighters had fled towards Al-Bab to the southwest.


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