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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 | 212 212 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?
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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?
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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 | 302 302 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 | 345 345 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
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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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Long Island land sale could mean more trains in Queens
Suffolk legislature approves sale, allowing terminal to grow
Sep 19, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community spreads word about Woodside attacker
As commuters boarded buses and trains Thursday morning in Woodside, they were handed fliers with information about a suspect who assaulted a woman and then attempted to sexually abuse her. Councilm...
Sep 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens firehouse that lost so many remembers 9/11
Members of the Maspeth community gathered on Saturday to remember those who lost their lives in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The annual event – usually held at the 9/11 Memorial at 69th Street and G...
Sep 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (9/3/12-9/9/12)
Monday, Sept. 3 Vincent Pena was arrested at 68-32 64th Place for third-degree assault by Officer McGuire. Wednesday, Sept. 5 Nathely Rodriguez was arrested at the intersection of 66th Street and 5...
Sep 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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L.I. land sale could mean more trains for Queens
Community Board 5 has requested that the members of Suffolk County Legislature postpone approval of the sale of more than 230 acres of public land for expansion of the Brookhaven Rail Terminal, whi...
Sep 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area events pay tribute to those lost in 9/11
Memories of a loved one who passed in the September 11th attacks can be a heart-wrenching subject. However, many organizations throughout the area are holding ceremonies to remember friends and fam...
Sep 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens prep student killed in tragic bus accident
(Photos: Michael O'Kane) Daniel Fernandez was with 64 friends on a double-decker party bus when he stuck his head out of the emergency roof hatch as the bus crossed the George Washington Bridge. Hi...
Sep 05, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/27/12-9/2/12)
Monday, Aug. 27 Rosa Deja Christian was arrested at the intersection of 74th Street and 52nd Avenue for unauthorized use of a vehicle by Officer Lewis. Arturo Rodriquez was arrested at 1720 George ...
Sep 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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U.S. Open 2012 gets underway
The 2012 U.S. Open is officially underway. For the latest scores and matchups, click here .
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arthur Ashe Kids' Day 2012
Photos: Michael O'Kane The unofficial start to the U.S. Open – Arthur Ashe Kid’s Day – was held at the Billie Jean King Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park this past Saturday. Kids got a ...
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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On this one-way street, look both ways
You best look both ways when crossing this one-way street. According to local residents, truck drivers and commuters are using 39th Street as a cut through when they find traffic on the Long Island...
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/20/12-8/26/12)
Monday, Aug. 20 Anna Sibira was arrested at 69-29 Metropolitan Ave. for assault by Officer Melisurgo. Fabian Czervonka was arrested at 69-29 Metropolitan Ave. for assault by Officer Melisurgo. Cesa...
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Swimming lessons are leading to competition
Program teachies safety, produces competitive swimmers
Aug 22, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Will bike share program be a success?
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/13/12-8/19/12)
Monday, Aug. 13 Wojciech Boguniecki was arrested at the intersection of 62nd Avenue and Fresh Pond Road for a DWI by Officer Bublin. Tuesday, Aug. 14 Luis Marrero was arrested at the intersection o...
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A fireman douses burnt tents at a camp for internally displaced people near Sarmada in Syria's Idlib provinceBEIRUT/GENEVA (Reuters) - The Syrian military denied on Friday it had conducted air strikes on a camp near the Turkish border that killed at least 28 people, but a top U.N. official said initial reports suggested a government plane was responsible for the "murderous attacks". U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein said Thursday's attacks were almost certainly a deliberate war crime. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said women and children were among those killed in the attack on the camp near the town of Sarmada, which sheltered people fleeing the five-year civil war.


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The overall US unemployment rate held at 5.0 percent in April, according to the Labor DepartmentWashington (AFP) - US employers cut back hiring in April in the wake of the economy's sharp downturn, raising worries of a protracted slowdown in the world's largest economy.


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Chinese military personnel wait as the USS Blue Ridge prepares to berth in Shanghai on May 6, 2016China will take part in a regular US-led naval exercise starting next month, a top US commander said Friday, despite tensions over Beijing's territorial claims in the South China Sea. The United States will host multinational naval drills called the Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC) -- billed as the world's largest -- off Hawaii in June and July. Although the Chinese navy has previously joined the exercises, held every two years, the latest drill comes as the country more aggressively asserts its maritime claims in Asia, prompting the US to say in March that it was "reassessing" Beijing's participation.


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