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Queens Home Team Awarded Top Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II for Most Units Sold in 2014!
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The Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty, led by George & Abigail Herrera, were recently honored at the Keller Williams Realty Landmark II awards ceremony in Astoria, NY. Out of 160 Agents, Q...
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as ObamaCare)
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Author; Donna Stefans Re:Obamacare The Health insurance reporting requirements on the 2014 tax return are a bit complicated. If you and your family were covered by an employer health care plan for ...
A Different Slant on Class-Based Hiring Discrimination
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Most employers are familiar with the pitfalls of discriminating against applicants in protected classes under Civil Rights laws. For the most part, African Americans, Hispan...
← How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants? Are Employers Free from Liability When Using Staffing Agencies to Terminate Employees?
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Companies often find that staffing agencies are valuable resources for helping them fill temporary or permanent positions and for handling human resources issues. However, recently, an outside staf...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants?
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JANUARY 2015
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January 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of existing home sales increased in December, but remained below that in the same month of the previous year. Home prices declined as we moved in to t...
Negligence of Oregon Hospital Led to Wrongful Death of Patient
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Author:  Mark H. Sackstein, Esq. All it takes is one small mistake for a disaster to occur. No matter how much research is done when choosing a hospital, it is impossible to predict a situation suc...
Matching Workouts With the Results You Want
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I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard friends complain about not getting the results they want, despite how much energy they’re putting into their workout.  People who want bigger muscles go t...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants?
Jan 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the way...
Immersed in ancient times; the performance of Aida at the Metropolitan Opera. A review.
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 135 135 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   Imagine being immersed in an ancient world, with colossal stone columns, palaces and images of deities, a marvelous music surrounding you and, thank God, no ce...

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104th Precinct Police Blotter
07/06/09 - 07/12/09
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MidVille Radio Shack robbed
Police are on the hunt for a male-female team that held up a Middle Village Radio Shack on July 5. The pair entered the store at 69-18 Metropolitan Avenue at 4:45 p.m. armed with a handgun. They de...
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Elmhurst residents protest 58th Ave. shelter
Rally to stop homeless facility from opening in residential neighborhood
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Inside the Ridgewood Reservoir
Tour illuminates debate over redevelopment project
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104th Blotter
06/29/09 - 07/05/09
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New Yorkers getting milked on milk
Councilman Eric Gioia, chairman of the Council Committee on Oversight and Investigations, released a survey last Sunday that found huge disparities in the cost of milk both within neighborhoods and...
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104th Blotter
06/22/09 to 06/28/09
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CB5 to take up upstate gas drilling
Expected recommendation at next meeting
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A little more, despite the times
Crowley sketches expanded district budget
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Kiwanis honors 2009 scholarship winners
The Maspeth Kiwanis Club held their 2009 Scholarship Awards Luncheon on Thursday, June 25, where twelve 2009 high school graduates were chosen to receive awards amounting to $1,500 each. The criter...
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Middle Village Relay for Life a Smashing Success
Raises over $100K for cancer research and awareness
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
06/08/09 - 06/14/09
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In NYC, a crisis in women's health care
Rising malpractice insurance rates driving doctors out of city
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Waste Management looks to expand Review Ave facility in Maspeth
Plans for new eco-friendly transfer station rankle residents
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Maspeth still mourning church lost in fire
Community looking to rebuild
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Serena Williams reacts after winning the first set of the Australian Open final against Maria SharapovaHong Kong (AFP) - 10:09 GMT - *Williams 5 Sharapova 4 - More awesome serving from Williams. Difficult to imagine she's often played better than this in her illustrious career. Game to love and she's one game away from a 19th Grand Slam title


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Ohio is postponing the execution of seven death row inmates following several botched lethal injection killings across the countryThe US state of Ohio is postponing the execution of seven death row inmates, officials said Friday, following several botched lethal injection killings across the country last year. Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (DRC) said it had put a hold on the executions while it secured new lethal injection drugs. Earlier this month, the department revised its drug protocol following the bungled January 2014 execution of Dennis McGuire, who appeared to be gasping for air during the process that lasted 26 minutes, instead of the expected 10 minutes. The drug cocktail used to kill McGuire included the sedative midazolam, which is not approved by the US Food and Drug Administration and has been used in several bungled executions in the United States.


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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police detained a "person of interest" Friday night who had been shown in photos released earlier in the probe of human remains found inside a suitcase, authorities said.
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