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Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
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Queens New York Employment Defense Attorneys Human Resource Consulting Law Firm Various restaurants across the country are in the process of changing tipping into service charges. The Seattle Eater...
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Are you having trouble evicting a tenant? The Landlord Center has been effectively representing landlords and have been very successful in fighting for their rights for over 20 years. The legal tea...
What it was Like to Buy a Home, after Selling Over 150...
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . My wife & I recently closed on the our very first home and boy was it an experience, especially considerin...
How Does a Prior Injury Affect Your Eligibility for Workers' Compensation Benefits?
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 236 236 recommendations | email to a friend
In New York, when you have been injured on the job, you have a right to seek benefits under the state's workers' compensation system. In fact, the workers' compensation system is generally your sol...
ARTS Community: Free Cultural Arts & Networking at CUP Center
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The Enterprise Collective is hosting a free community event to celebrate Women’s History Month at CUP Center located at 1071 Bedford Avenue in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn Saturday, M...
Where Is Paradise?
Mar 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 235 235 recommendations | email to a friend
Where is the Garden of Eden, and therefore, the tree of life, today? Is this the same as Paradise? Genesis 3:24 I may have bit off a little too much with this question. But it has often come to my ...
The Real Deal-Real Estate Update
Mar 08, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 287 287 recommendations | email to a friend
Since 1979 when Jim Turano then sales agent, first started, he was the first in the community to offer Senior Citizen Discounts. In addition he offered Police officers and fireman discounts when th...
Queens Real Estate Market Report: February 2016
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by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . Queens Real Estate Market Update: February 2016 Home sales dropped in January which is somewhat typical ...
University Policies to Deal with Sexual Harassment Issues
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 330 330 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently, a sexual harassment case involving a Chicago professor became high profile in the news. While you can view the case from the perspective of the victim and the alleged abuser, there is als...
5 Ways to Sell your Home for Top Dollar in Queens NY
Feb 22, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 366 366 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . If you own or live in Queens, then you already know that we do things differently here. Not only are we ...

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After a week off, students head back to schools
Parents share stories of coping in wake of hurricane
Nov 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth tree highlights problems of Sandy cleanup
A tree fell during Hurricane Sandy on 74th Place in Maspeth and took with it a street light and a few power lines, but ended up creating a situation with officials pointing fingers at each other. T...
Nov 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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On election night, Ulrich says it wasn’t personal
Says BOE could have made it easier for voters
Nov 07, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meng defeats Halloran
Will become first Asian-American from New York in Congress
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Police shut down Queens gas station. Marathon Postponed. More gas ... soon
With a line of cars that wrapped around the block, a Shell gas station at 74th Street and Grand Avenue - one of the few in Queens that still had gas last week - was shut down by police with roughly...
Nov 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Surveying Breezy Point / Rockaway Hurricane destruction in pictures
Some of the more graphic pictures of destruction as Hurricane Sandy blows through Rockaways Breezy Point
Nov 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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50 years later, plaque dedicated to fallen firefighters
This past Friday marked the 50th anniversary of a fire in Maspeth that took the lives of six firefighters. Over 100 friends and family members paid tribute to those men with the unveiling of a plaq...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/22/12-10/27/12)
Monday, Oct. 22 Dennis Garcia was arrested at 1624 Cornelia Street for an outstanding warrant by Officer Hopson. Aida Vega was arrested at the intersection of 59th Place and 60th Road for driving w...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hurricane Sandy causes havoc in NYC and beyond
Waking up from the aftermath, New Yorker's are just beginning to pick up the pieces of Hurricane Sandy's rampage. Originally called a hurricane, weather experts are now referring to the storm as a ...
Oct 30, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/19/12-10/21/12)
Monday, Oct. 15 Peter Marszalek was arrested at 73-03 57th Road for criminal contempt by Detective Murray. Thomas Cottone was arrested at 64-51 59th Avenue for criminal contempt by Detective Alarto...
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIC becoming attractive place for small start-ups
Is Long Island City becoming the city’s newest and hottest spot for start-ups? The western Queens neighborhood received a lot of attention last week for its burgeoning culture of small tech start-u...
Oct 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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CTK basketball coach arrested on drug charges
The Christ the King girls basketball program has produced the most Olympians in the history of the sport, but right now that's being overshadowed by former assistant coach Joe DeLuca, who was taken...
Oct 24, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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2012 Endorsements: Addabbo, Meng Get Our Nod
In the 15th State Senate seat, Republican councilman Eric Ulrich has been able to pour an obscene amount of money into the race, as State Republicans smell blood in the water in this district. Even...
Oct 24, 2012 | 3 3 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/8/12-10/14/12)
Monday, Oct. 8 Steven Rinaldi was arrested at 61-15 Metropolitan Avenue for petit larceny by Officer Marinacci. Giovanni Correa was arrested at 67-05 62nd Street for assault by Officer Eastman. Bra...
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens dentist get you cavity free...for free
When Carmen Negron’s mother lost her medical coverage this past year, including dental benefits, she wasn’t expecting to find a helping hand at no cost. However, after hearing about Grand Dental Sm...
Oct 18, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Germany’s Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, right, and Riad Hijab, head of the Higher Negotiations Committee, the Syrian opposition coalition negotiating in Geneva, chat during a joint stroll prior to a meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Germany and France with the Staffan de Mistura, U.N. special envoy for Syria, and Riad Hijab, head of the Higher Negotiations Committee, the Syrian opposition coalition negotiating in Geneva at the guest house of the German Foreign Ministry in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, May 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Ferdinand Ostrop)WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Russia have persuaded Syria's government and moderate rebels to extend the country's fragile truce to the northern city of Aleppo, the State Department said Wednesday, although sporadic clashes continue.


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Michael Phelps competes in the men's 200 meter butterfly final at the Skyline Aquatic Center on April 15, 2016 in Mesa, ArizonaUS swimming star Michael Phelps has withdrawn from a meeting in Atlanta next week he had been planning to use as part of his preparations for the Olympics, organizers have confirmed. A statement on the May 13-15 Atlanta Classic Swim Meet website said Phelps had informed them he would no longer be taking part. "We understand some of you may have purchased tickets to see Michael Phelps.


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EU Commissioner for Migration Avramopoulos addresses a news conference in BrusselsBy Gabriela Baczynska and Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union asked member states on Wednesday to grant visa-free travel to Turks in return for Ankara stopping migrants reaching Europe, but insisted Turkey must still change some laws and said it would get no "free ride". Lawmakers in the European Parliament, which along with a majority of the 28 EU governments must approve the measure if it is to take effect as Ankara wants within two months, warned that they would not vote it through until Turkey met every condition, including narrowing the scope of crimes it defines as terrorism. Governments anxious to allay public fears of a wave of immigrants from Turkey itself secured a new emergency brake to apply to all countries with visa-free travel to Europe's 26-nation Schengen zone.


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