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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 | 205 205 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 | 246 246 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 | 244 244 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 | 297 297 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 | 340 340 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 | 374 374 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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Fiber-based networks benefit Queens business
It might just look like a bunch of crazy straws, but it’s the latest craze: fiber optics. “It’s going to be the standard feature,” said James Harrison, a senior business consultant at RCN, an Inter...
Aug 22, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/6/12-8/11/12)
Monday, Aug. 6 Nicholas Torello was arrested at 62-17 81st Street for menacing by Officer Collins. Michael McIllwain was arrested at 70-29 66th Street for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer...
Aug 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Night Out Against Crime
The 104th Precinct held its annual Night Out Against Crime last week at Mafera Park on Shaler Avenue. Residents from Maspeth, Glendale, Ridgewood and Middle Village enjoyed games, entertainment and...
Aug 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents make up their local tree bed
New York City streets are getting a little prettier thanks to a contest sponsored by Million Trees NYC with the partnership of the Parks Department. The contest encouraged residents to beautify a l...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tom Allon is running for mayor, get to know him
Strictly Stasi
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (7/30/12-8/4/12)
Monday, July 30 Eric Ballek was arrested at 552 Woodward Ave. for criminal trespass by Officer Lodato. Uldalis Gomez was arrested at 71-66 69th St. for menacing by Officer Vincelis. Henry Malnuanas...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (7/23/12-7/29/12)
Monday, July 23 Gerald Gueverra was arrested at the intersection of St. Felix Avenue and 60th Lane for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer Szpak. Tuesday, July 24 Emmanuel Ramirez was arrest...
Jul 31, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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GRCC faces drastic cuts to budget
Means less graffiti cleaning in CB5
Jul 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Laying a new foundation in Elmhurst
New library reaches an important milestone
Jul 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elmhurst Hospital opens new treatment area
In an effort to ease waiting time and provide more services for a larger number of patients, Elmhurst Hospital celebrated the grand opening of a brand new treatment area. The new 13-bed area will w...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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The water beneath us
It started with a request. The Newtown Creek Community Advisory Group meeting last week at LaGuardia College in Long Island City may have started with a group introduction, but it continued with a ...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (7/16/12-7/22/12)
Monday, July 16 Mohamed Ali was arrested at the intersection of Metropolitan Avenue and 60th Place for aggravated unlicensed operator by Officer Szpak. Steven Colon was arrested at 1820 Himrod Stre...
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Super Bowl champ Victor Cruz discusses new book
Sits down with Budd Mishkin at Queens Theatre
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104th Precinct Police blotter (7/9/12-7/14/12)
Monday, July 9 Relyn Estrada was arrested at 79-12 60th Street for criminal contempt by Officer McElligott. Bernardino Sanchez was arrested at 550 Onderdonk Avenue for criminal possession of a weap...
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Former Parks commissioner Estelle Cooper indicted for theft
Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced Tuesday that Estelle Cooper, the former administrator of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park and executive director of Unisphere, Inc., a non-profit con...
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A Time Warner Cable sign and logo are seen on a the exterior of a Time Warner Cable store in the Manhattan borough of New York CityA majority of the five-member U.S. Federal Communications Commission has voted to approve Charter Communications Inc's acquisitions of Time Warner Cable Inc and Bright House Networks, two sources briefed on the matter said on Thursday. The deals, which would create the second-largest U.S. broadband provider and third-largest video provider, won the backing of FCC Commissioners Jessica Rosenworcel and Michael O'Rielly this week, the sources said on condition of anonymity. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler had already voted to approve them.


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(Reuters) - The wildfire that raged unchecked on Thursday in the city of Fort McMurray in the heart of the Canadian oil sands region knocked out as much as a third of the nation's daily crude capacity and closed some major pipelines. While oil sands facilities are not in the fire's path, seven production companies and two pipeline operators have curbed activities to allow workers and others to get to safety. Following is a list of what oil producers and pipeline companies have said about nearby operations: - ConocoPhillips said on Thursday it had shut its Surmount operations and evacuated people and workers from site.
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A helicopter flies into thick smoke while battling a major forest fire outside of Fort McMurrayBy Rod Nickel ANZAC, Alberta (Reuters) - A massive wildfire near Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada, that has grown to five times its initial size has spread south, forcing more evacuations on Thursday after 88,000 people fled the city in the nation's energy heartland. The uncontrolled blaze, which has consumed swaths of the city, has shut some oil production in the area, driving up global oil prices and affecting projects and pipelines across the heavily forested region. Officials issued mandatory evacuation orders for the Anzac, Gregoire Lake Estates and Fort McMurray First Nation communities, located about 50 km (31 miles) south of the battered city of Fort McMurray, which was evacuated Tuesday.


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