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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...
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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
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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
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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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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 | 19 19 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 | 58 58 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 | 25 25 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
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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...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
5/28/12 to 6/3/12
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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...
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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...
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Cracks in the system, an buildings all over the city
Pol calls on city to crack down on shoddy developers
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Two vets to be honored at Memorial Day Parade
Two WWII Veterans, Paul Plack and Michael Tasik, will be recognized on Sunday, May 27, at a ceremony following the Maspeth Memorial Day Parade. The ceremony will take place at Maspeth Veterans Squa...
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Overnight burglaries in Middle Village
A string of burglaries plagued Middle Village in recent nights, as perpetrators entered through open windows, grabbed valuables left in plain sight and ran off. There were two burglaries on May 10t...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/14/12-5/20/12)
Monday, May 14 Terence Doherty was arrested at 79-60 Metroplitan Avenue for menacing by Officer Cullihan. Tuesday, May 15 Gabriel Aldana was arrested at 62-67 60th Street for criminal mischief by O...
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Bloomberg fights chronic absenteeism
Mayor Michael Bloomberg last week launched a $9 million ad campaign aimed at reducing chronic absenteeism in public schools. The campaign, created by AT&T and the Ad Council, includes a new Web sit...
May 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter 5/7/12-5/13/12)
Monday, May 7 William Cairns was arrested at 65-57 Myrtle Avenue for criminal contempt by Officer Gomez. Tuesday, May 8 Eric Baller was arrested at 479 Onderdonk Avenue for criminal trespassing by ...
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Council members tour Maspeth industrial businesses
City Council members from the Committees on Small Business and Economic Development toured businesses in the Maspeth Industrial Business Zone last Friday, May 4, in an effort to reach out to manage...
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Greenpeace have presented classified papers from ongoing US-EU trade talks on May 2, 2016 at a conference in BerlinGreenpeace charged Monday that a massive US-EU trade deal would place corporate interests above the environment and consumer safety, as it released classified documents from the negotiations. The campaign group published 248 pages online to "shine a light" on the closed-door talks to forge a so-called Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), which would be the world's largest bilateral trade and investment agreement. "This treaty is threatening to have far reaching implications for the environment and the lives of more than 800 million citizens in the EU and US," said Greenpeace as it presented the documents in Berlin.


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A general view of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in WashingtonBy Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It's a U.S. taxpayer's dream: make the Internal Revenue Service go away, and the largest conservative group in Congress is endorsing just that. The Republican Study Committee, which counts over two-thirds of House of Representatives Republicans as its members, called recently for "the complete elimination of the IRS." The committee's support for this idea, once confined to the fringes of conservative ideology, suggests it is more widely accepted on Capitol Hill than ever. Calls to abolish the IRS have not been well thought through, said Republican Representative Charles Boustany in an interview.


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BAGHDAD (AP) — Officials say a car bombing has killed at least 13 Shiite pilgrims commemorating the death anniversary of a revered Imam in Baghdad.
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