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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 | 162 162 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 | 203 203 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 | 202 202 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 | 258 258 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 | 302 302 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 | 344 344 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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Local kid leads animal shelter food drive
While most kids are simply watching social media videos of cute animals doing funny things, one local 12-year-old girl is using her passion for animal rights as a stepping stone for action.
Mar 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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New satellite off of city's Veterans Affairs open in Queens
Plans to open satellite office in all 5 boros
Mar 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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National Tennis Center renovations on schedule for 2018 completion
2016 is last year for current Louis Armstrong Stadium
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Do You Know What The Income Brackets For 2016 Are?
With little less than four weeks remaining until you have to file your income tax returns for 2015, I’m sure the last thing you’re interested in is learning what the new inflation-adjusted income b...
Mar 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (3/21/16-3/27/16)
Monday, Mar. 21 Jawan Moore was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for grand larceny by Detective Williams. Eliezer Zamora was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for child endangerment by Detective Fri...
Mar 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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District 30 gears up for PB vote week
For locals who want to help improve their neighborhoods, now is the time to step up. Participatory budgeting, the process through which community members come up with ideas to better the neighborho...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol wants CB5 included in DSNY initiative
A Queens councilwoman is calling on the city to address trash on busy shopping strips in her district. “This pile up of garbage affects the quality of life for the countless number of people, both ...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precicnt Police Blotter (3/7/16-3/13/16)
Monday, Mar. 7 Valmi A. Gallardo was arrested at 60-31 75th Avenue for criminal mischief by Officer Archange. Sergio Jean-Pierre was arrested at 64th Street and Cooper Avenue for aggravated unlicen...
Mar 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boards gives its nod to Principe Park renovations
Proposal went through numerous iterations with community
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WeWork opens first Queens location
WeWork, the co-working space company based in Soho, has officially expanded to Queens. The newest location at 35-37 36th Street is in Astoria’s Kaufman Arts District, right above Studio Square’s be...
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Overcrowded Middle Village school to get new addition
Students from one of the most overcrowded schools in the city are about to receive some much-needed room. The School Construction Authority (SCA) has agreed to move forward with plans for an expans...
Mar 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Inclusion celebrated at annual St. Pats For All parade
Unlike the blizzard-like weather last year, the 17th annual St. Pats For All parade in Sunnyside and Woodside this year was warm and sunny. Hundreds of community members and groups turned out for t...
Mar 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Zide Car Care
Owning a car in NYC can mean many things... on demand car care start-up, Zide Car Care, is making owning a car in Queens, Brooklyn, and all of NYC easy for you. Zide Car Drivers will pick up your c...
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodside Houses breaks ground on new basketball court
A public housing complex in Woodside is finally getting a much-needed outdoor upgrade. Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer joined residents at Woodside Houses to break ground on a $500,000 renovation to it...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/29/16-3/6/16)
Monday, Feb. 29 Michael Welker was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for second-degree assault by Detective Matat. Ryan Mapes was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for stalking by Detective Webb. Geo...
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Team Sky's principal Brailsford speaks with head coach Sutton during a news conference in London(Reuters) - Annamarie Phelps, Britain's rowing chief, will head the independent review into the "extremely disturbing" claims of discrimination and bullying that have rocked British cycling, it was announced on Friday. Phelps, chairman of British Rowing, will now appoint a review panel that will be asked to examine whether there are "fundamental behavioural issues" at the heart of British cycling's once-unrivalled sports programme. The news of the 1996 Olympic oarswoman's key role in the review, which has been co-commissioned by British Cycling and UK Sport, comes after a traumatic week for the sport in Britain during which its technical director Shane Sutton quit amid allegations of sexism, discrimination and bullying.


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A view of the Exxon Mobil refinery in Baytown, TexasExxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corpon Friday reported their most dismal quarterly results in more than a decade on low oil prices and an oversupplied fuel market that hurt what had been lucrative refining margins. As crude prices slid 60 percent from mid-2014, large integrated energy companies have touted the virtues of a business model that both produces oil and refines it. Both Exxon and Chevron sought in Friday conference calls with investors and analysts to downplay the weakness in their refining units.


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United Nations Secretary General Ban arrives to a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif at U.N. headquarters in New YorkBy Michelle Nichols and Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran asked U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon on Thursday to convince the United States to stop violating state immunity after the top U.S. court ruled that $2 billion in frozen Iranian assets must be paid to American victims of attacks blamed on Tehran. Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote to Ban a week after the U.S. Supreme Court ruling, calling on the Secretary-General to use his "good offices in order to induce the U.S. Government to adhere to its international obligations." Zarif's appeal comes amid increasing Iranian frustration at what they say is the failure of the United States to keep its promises regarding sanctions relief agreed under an historic nuclear deal struck last year by Tehran and six world powers.


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