blog roll
our featured bloggers
Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 244 244 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 239 239 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Mar 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 311 311 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ...

more blogs

news
CB5 discusses 2013 budget
Renovations to the Glendale Public Library and repairing the area's sewer lines are among the top priorities for Community Board 5's capital and expense budget for the 2013 fiscal year, District Ma...
Feb 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th Precinct Police Blotter
(2/6/12-2/12-12)
Feb 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
School bus catches fire in Maspeth
Roughly 30 kids from I.S. 77 in Ridgewood ran to safety when their school bus caught fire at about 2:50 p.m. Thursday afternoon on the corner of 74th Street and 58th Avenue in Maspeth. “We started ...
Feb 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Freight Harbor Program plugs along
The New York and New Jersey Port Authority informed community members and stakeholders in recent meetings of its progress in the Cross Harbor Freight Program – and the news is that they haven't got...
Feb 08, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Increase in robberies in Maspeth and Elmhurst
Burglaries and robberies are the biggest crimes the Maspeth and Elmurst areas are currently facing, according to police. Representatives from the 110th, 104th and 108th Precincts attended a Communi...
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th Precinct Police Blotter
1/30/12-2/4/12
Feb 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Cooper steps down as Flushing Meadows head
Few would argue that when Estelle Cooper, the longtime administrator for Flushing Meadows Corona Park, resigned in early January, the park lost a true champion of cause and attention. The park had ...
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
DOT proposes turning 74th Street into one-way north
After the rehabilitation of the Cooper Avenue is complete, the Department of Transportation may turn 74th Street into a one-way northbound between Cooper Avenue and 78th Avenue – a plan residents s...
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Maspeth Industrial biz group concerned with bypass
At the Maspeth Industrial Business Association’s (MIBA) first meeting of 2012, truck bypass woes topped the talk among the nearly two dozen industrial businesses who gathered at the Anoroc Building...
Feb 02, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th Precinct Police Blotter
1/23/12-1/29/12
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Crowley visits Burma, meets with opposition leader
NYC Burmese cautiously optimistic about recent developments
Jan 26, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Two banks hit by robbers in Glendale on same day
Residents debate possible crime spike
Jan 26, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Marshall says state of the borough looks good
Borough President Helen Marshall delivered her 2012 State of the Borough address at Queens College Tuesday morning, in which she said millions of dollars invested in capital projects and an improvi...
Jan 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th Precinct Police Blotter (1/16/12-1/22/12)
Monday, Jan. 16 Alfredo Leyva was arrested at the intersection of Eliot and Metropolitan avenues for violation of local law by Officer Taveras. Franklin Guaman was arrested at 1821 Harman Street fo...
Jan 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
CB5 discusses a Retro Fitness in Glendale
An application to build a Retro Fitness franchise at 65-85 Otto Road in Glendale, where a furniture warehouse is currently located, was discussed at the Community Board 5 meeting in the Christ the ...
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

German Finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble arrives for the cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, May 4, 2016. Schaeuble will presents the latest tax estimate for Germany later the day. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)BERLIN (AP) — Germany has raised its forecast for government tax income thanks to a healthy economy and low unemployment, bolstering its insistence that it can continue to avoid running up new debt.


2016-05-04 09:48:17 -0400

FILE - This is Nov. 23, 2015 file photo of debris awash in mud in Bento Rodrigues, Brazil. After obliterating several towns, the tide of mud and debris surged forward, blanketing a wide swath of land and cascading into the Doce River. Shares in miner BHP Billiton Ltd tumbled Wednesday May 4, 2016 after Brazil's Federal Public Prosecution said it had launched a $43 billion civil suit for a dam break that killed 19 people and caused the worst environmental disaster in the country's history.(AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)Shares in miner BHP Billiton tumbled after Brazil's federal prosecutor launched a $43 billion civil suit for a dam break that killed 19 people and caused the worst environmental disaster in the country's ...


2016-05-04 09:45:04 -0400
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Local community leaders in central Mali say pro-government fighters have killed more than a dozen members of an ethnic group accused of links to Islamic extremism.
2016-05-04 09:44:21 -0400