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What about Wellness Programs as Part of Health Coverage?
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Today many companies offering health insurance also provide wellness programs, which are a preventative medicine approach to health. Today, 94 percent of employers with more than 400 employees and ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update  Queens home sales are down for the third month in a row from August – October. Home sales are also remaining significantly below last year’s levels, according to t...
Forest Hills Food Crawl
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
The Chamber and All The Tastes of New York would love to invite you to our first Forest Hills Food Crawl, a culinary journey through Forest Hills happening this Wednesday, November 12th ! A Food Cr...
What Is the Professional Exception to Employment At-Will Termination?
Nov 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans As described in our earlier blog article, there are exceptions to at-will employment terminations, making them unlawful, and termination based on discrimination is one of th...
Downhome Country Breakfast
Nov 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 301 301 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kiwanis Club of Maspeth presents their DOWNHOME COUNTRY BREAKFAST on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 from 8AM - 12PM.  Location: Martin Luther HS, 60-02 Maspeth Avenue Juice, Buttermilk Pancakes, Sa...
Can You Be the Executor of an Estate in New York if You Don’t Live in the State?
Oct 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 206 206 recommendations | email to a friend
Posted on October 23, 2014 by BonnieLawston If your loved one has died in New York, with a valid will, trust or estate plan there, but you live in another state, you may be uncertain if you can, or...
What Real Estate Lawyers Do
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 263 263 recommendations | email to a friend
In several real estate transactions, especially in it comes to the sale of a house, you can find a lawyer taking an important role. Though they aren’t necessarily needed in real estate transactions...
Legal Eligibility For Workers Compensation & Disability
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 252 252 recommendations | email to a friend
Except in special cases, worker’s compensation covers most employees because most companies are required to purchase some form of insurance to cover their employees. However, the scope of benefits ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: OCT 2014
Oct 22, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 260 260 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of Queens home sales reached its second-highest rate of 2014 in September, but was slightly slower than the previous month and remains below 2013 levels. P...
A 50th Anniversary Celebration of The Beatles Arrival to America
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 268 268 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens West Kiwanis Foundation proudly presents A 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE BEATLES ARRIVAL TO AMERICA with "Yesterday and Today" - A Tribute to The Music of The Beatles, on Saturday, Oct...

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City refuses to clean contaminated Maspeth school site
Instead, DOE will build barrier system that has many worried
May 17, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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History comes to life at St. Stan’s
Seventh graders get into character
May 13, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB5 rezone could reach City Council by summer
City planners present plans at formal public hearing
May 13, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mirror Mirror On The Move
Susan Sheane, proprietor of Mirror Mirror Salon on Dry Harbor Road in Middle Village, WASs inducted into membership of the Advantages Chapter of BNI, which features a group of more than a dozen bus...
May 13, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Markey to Grand Marshall Memorial Day Parade
Charlie Markey has deep Maspeth roots. From the 1920's on, the Markey family has been an active presence in St. Mary Winfield parish, and Markey himself met his wife Marge at Confraternity of Chris...
May 12, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dog run troubles continue
The executive committee of Community Board 5 weighed in on a possible Juniper Park dog run at their public meeting on Tuesday, May 5, though no date has been set yet for a formal review of the issu...
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Juniper Park Dog Run Location Disputed
Advocates for a dog run at Juniper Valley Park are indicating they might want a decent section of the park, or no dog run at all. Terry Sullivan, the president of Juniper Park Dog Owners Associatio...
May 06, 2009 | 2 2 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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A GRAND Re-Opening
Welcome Back, Maspeth Pizza!
May 05, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
04/27/09 - 05/03/09
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Board 5 to Discuss Zoning, Hold Monthly Meeting
On Monday, May 11, beginning at 7:30 p.m., Community Board 5 will conduct a public hearing in the matter of an application submitted by the Department of City Planning to rezone approximately 300 b...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
o4/20/09 - 04/26/09
Apr 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Best of the Greatest Generation
Maspeth vet to lead Memorial Day Parade
Apr 28, 2009 | 2 2 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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MTA's Q67 Route Change Unpopular
Maspeth residents want old bus stop back
Apr 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Atlas Park Managers Urge Patience
Tell Glendale civic that planned changes could take time
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Attack of the After-School Robots
Legos come to life in Maspeth
Apr 28, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cameroonian military personnel watch as freed hostages disembark from a military plane upon arriving in YaoundeBy Christian Elion and Crispin Dembassa-Kette BRAZZAVILLE/BANGUI (Reuters) - Cameroon has freed a rebel leader from Central African Republic after a group of 26 hostages including a priest were released by his faction, Congo Republic's president and a rebel spokesman said on Friday. The Democratic Front of the Central African People (FDPC) had seized 15 Cameroonian and 10 Central African hostages in western Central African Republic over the past few months. They abducted Polish Catholic priest Mateusz Dziedzic on Oct. ...


2014-11-29 03:12:02 -0500

An ambulance carrying Cuban doctor Felix Baez leaves Cointrin airport in GenevaHAVANA (Reuters) - The Cuban doctor who contracted Ebola while treating patients in Sierra Leone is improving with each day and eating normally, though he is still weak, a Swiss hospital said on Friday. Felix Baez, 43, arrived at University Hospitals of Geneva (HUG) a week ago for treatment of the disease that has killed more than 5,600 people since March, mostly in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. Baez is one of 256 Cuban doctors and nurses sent to West Africa to treat patients, a commitment that has won wide international praise for the poor, Caribbean island. "Today, Dr. ...


2014-11-29 02:59:40 -0500
NIAMEY (Reuters) - Parliament in Niger, one of Africa's newest oil producers, adopted on Friday a budget of 1.7 trillion CFA francs ($3.22 billion) for 2015, an increase of nearly 2 percent from this year, according to the text of the budget bill. Investment spending will also increase by over 3 percent to 1.02 trillion CFA francs, making up nearly 60 percent of the total budget. Priority spending areas include security, food security, energy, education and health, Finance Minister Gilles Baillet said in his budget expose. Niger's economy is on track to expand by 6. ...
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