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What About Your Rights as an Employer to Monitor an Employee’s Social Media Accounts?
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
While in some states employers are able to establish company policies that limit what employees can post about employers, New York’s laws protect the employee’s privacy rights. First of all, New Yo...
Is It Legal to Monitor Your Employees’ Phone Calls?
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
As an employer, you may wonder where to draw the lines as far as monitoring employees’ phone calls at work. Certainly for quality control purposes, it makes sense to monitor calls with customers or...
What to Do When You Have Been Hurt at Work
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Under the laws of New York, if you have been hurt on the job, you have a right to seek benefits under the state’s workers’ compensation system. The program is what has been commonly referred to as ...
Minor Repairs and Improvements that Make all the Difference in Queens
Feb 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty .   Whenever we meet with Homeowners who are thinking of selling, we usually give them some homework befo...
Queens Real Estate Market: 2015 Year in Review
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty   Queens Real Estate Market 2015 Year in Review Welcome to our first edition of the “Queens Real Estate M...
Can You Ask Employees to Undergo Medical Screening and Ask About Medical History?
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
New York Employment Defense Attorney talks about Non Discrimination Act Knowing what you can ask and must not ask employees or job applicants is vital for businesses. With all the information avail...
Should you Sell a Property with or without Tenants?
Jan 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home team at Keller Williams Realty So you own a rental or investment property in Queens and you’ve determined that now is the right time to ...
What Does the 2016 Minimum Wage Hike Mean for You as an Employer?
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 180 180 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans A minimum wage increase of $8.75 to $9.00 went into effect in New York on December 31, 2015. For employers, it obviously means you must pay higher wages to all employees who...
Business Law: Corporations VS. Partnerships VS. Sole Proprietorship
Jan 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 229 229 recommendations | email to a friend
There are various types of business organizations: corporations, general partnerships and sole proprietorships. These business organizations have their own legal requirements so they can also be co...
Press Agents—Foot Soldiers in Celebrity Divorce Wars
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 245 245 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo | Dec 31, 2015 | Chris Palermo Blog , divorce , PTB Blog How Celebrities Win and Lose at Divorce For regular folks, divorce is mostly won or lost in the courtroom, or in legal proc...

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Hundreds walk through the night at Juniper Valley
American Cancer Society
Jun 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (6/18/12-6/24/12)
Monday, June 18 Ivan Perez was arrested at 512 Fairview Avenue for criminal contempt by Officer McCarren. Yassine Agnig was arrested at 61-15 Woodbine Street for criminal contempt by Officer McKevi...
Jun 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lions Club welcomes three new members
On Thursday, June 7, the Maspeth Lions Club inducted three new members. Angela Mann, Vinny Allocca and John Considine were all sworn in by Maspeth Lions member and Zone Chairman Joseph Abramaitis. ...
Jun 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle Village's Relay for Life
Juniper Valley Park will play host to Relay for Life this weekend, an annual fundraising event where people who have faced cancer or who have lost a loved one to the disease walk through the night ...
Jun 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police blotter (6/11/12-6/17/12)
Monday, June 11 Patrick Harvey was arrested at the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and 76th Street for driving while intoxicated by Officer Ferraris Skendar Gjonabalaj was arrested at 73-16 71 Street...
Jun 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth calls for eminent domain for Saint Saviour's site
After years of fighting for a park at the old Saint Saviour's Church site at 57th Road and 58th Street, the Maspeth community is pushing for the city to use eminent domain to take over the land. Co...
Jun 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (6/4/12-6/10/12)
Monday, June 4 Joshua Rodriguez was arrested at 60-88 Myrtle Avenue for assault by Officer Abenati. Bernius Maldonado was arrested at 60-88 Myrtle Avenue for assault by Officer Abenati. Lomont Smit...
Jun 13, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grand Avenue Festival Shines
2012 Grand Avenue Street Festival in Maspeth brings out thousands of people having lots of fun.
Jun 10, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Basketball 21 & Under Schedule: August 9 - 17
Games played through August Thursday & Friday nights at Crowley Park
Jun 10, 2012 | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jill Ann Rudzewick-Vik Passes Away
Jill Ann Rudzewick-Vik, 46, passed away Thursday morning after a battle with cancer. Jill is a graduate of St. Stanislaus Kostka Elementary School, Christ the King, Mercy College and she did her ma...
Jun 07, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mets team up with local groups to fight hunger
Canned goods will be collected at Friday home games
Jun 07, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some ping pong with that whiskey?
A Maspeth liquor store is changing up the routine alcohol run. In the center of Nunny's Liquor, at 59-63 69th Street, sits a full-sized ping pong table, and patrons are invited to join a game as th...
Jun 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
5/28/12 to 6/3/12
Jun 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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2012 Memorial Day Parade draws extra large crowd
Hundreds lined Grand Avenue on Sunday, May 27, to honor those who have answered the call to serve their country at the 28th Annual Memorial Day Parade in Maspeth. Residents stood or sat on the curb...
May 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/21/12-5/27-12)
Monday, May 21 Guillermo Freire-Torres was arrested at the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and Union Turnpike for driving while intoxicated by Officer Ferreris. Michael Hidalgo was arrested at the in...
May 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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US Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen testifies before the House Financial Services Committee in Washington, DC, on February 10, 2016London (AFP) - World stock markets slumped Thursday, gripped by yet another fierce sell-off after a warning by Federal Reserve boss Janet Yellen over the global economy, while oil fell close to 12-year lows.


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Anti-North Korean activists burn placards depicting North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un in Seoul on February 11, 2016North Korea on Thursday expelled all South Koreans from the jointly run Kaesong industrial zone and seized their factory assets, saying Seoul's earlier decision to shutter the complex had amounted to a "declaration of war". Pyongyang said it was placing Kaesong, which lies 10 kilometres (six miles) inside North Korea, under military control and cutting two key communication hotlines with Seoul. The measures mark a significant escalation of cross-border tensions that have been elevated since North Korea carried out a nuclear test last month and a long-range rocket launch on Sunday.


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A baby looks back over woman's shoulder as they move with a group of refugees towards the border with Serbia, from the transit center for refugees near northern Macedonian village of Tabanovce, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. Macedonian authorities are reinforcing a barrier at the country's border with Greece that is designed to limit the number of migrants crossing into the country, accepting people only from war-affected zones who declare Austria or Germany as their final destination. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the massive influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):


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