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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 | 192 192 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 | 233 233 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 | 232 232 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 | 284 284 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 | 327 327 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 | 364 364 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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Bloomberg thanks Parks workers for Sandy help
Immediately following Superstorm Sandy, the Park Department had to make sure that all of the city’s open spaces were safe for users. With 29,000 acres of park in New York City, the department’s emp...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (11/26/12-12/2/12)
Monday, Nov. 26 Terence Mortagh was arrested at 88-36 Cooper Avenue for driving while intoxicated by Officer Murtha. Darin Wright was arrested at 1614 Weirfield Street for criminal mischief by Dete...
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Controversy surrounds town hall on soccer stadium
Opponents say they were shuttled into basement, MLS denies allegations
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In Our Opinion: Hats off to CYO!
Youth sports leagues typically make it into the news when something bad happens. A fight in the stands, a child who is severely injured, or a coach violates the trust of a member of the team. So of...
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eager shoppers flock to Queens malls on Black Friday
As long lines began forming around the country to take part in Black Friday sales, residents of Queens flocked to area malls to get the best deals. Queens resident Elisha Austin went to the Rego Pa...
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (11/12/12-11/25/12)
Monday, Nov. 12 John Sadowski was arrested at 65-33 79th Street for criminal contempt by Officer Gomez. Sati Johnson was arrested at 66-39 79th Street for assault by Detective Murray. Marek Kowalew...
Nov 27, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Site on borough border being purged of radiation
Say danger minimal, but site still needs remediation
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In wake of storms, government agencies come to Maspeth
The Maspeth Industrial Business Association (MIBA) held a workshop this past Friday to let small businesses know about relief available for facilities damaged by Superstorm Sandy and the recent nor...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (11/05/12-11/11/12
Monday, Nov. 5 David Mendoza was arrested at the intersection of Linden Street and 60th Place for petit larceny by Officer Iftekhek. Gabriel Albana was arrested at 62-28 60th Street for criminal co...
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Maspeth business tries to cope with Sandy damage
Water from Newtown Creek flooded the facility
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Lincoln’s Perfect Melancholy
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New mental health facility opens in Queens
The mental health of Queens residents is getting a little more attention with the opening of a new counseling center. New Hope Mental Health Counseling P.C., a full-service community mental health ...
Nov 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Donations a 'glimmer of hope' for displaced students
While the students of Rockaway Park High School for Environmental Sustainability are forced to use Maspeth High School as their temporary facility, the local community is trying to make the transit...
Nov 13, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/29/12-11/4/12)
Monday, Oct. 29 Michael Odomirok was arrested at the intersection of Metropolitan Avenue and 78 Street for driving while intoxicated by Officer Somaroo. Mohammed Alhamdi was arrested at 607 Woodwar...
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After a week off, students head back to schools
Parents share stories of coping in wake of hurricane
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Donald Trump looks all-but-certain of carrying the Republican Party colors in the 2016 presidential electionDonald Trump seized the mantle of Republican standard-bearer for the 2016 presidential election, sending his only serious challenger Ted Cruz crashing out of the White House race. After charging to victory in Indiana, the unorthodox, anti-establishment candidate embraced the role of de facto nominee and trained his sights on the Democrat most likely to face him in the battle for the White House. "We're going after Hillary Clinton," the billionaire real estate mogul told jubilant supporters gathered at Trump Tower in New York to celebrate the victory.


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File photo of stacked rigs are seen along with other idled oil drilling equipment at a depot in DickinsonBy Ernest Scheyder HOUSTON (Reuters) - After cutting spending and staff levels to the bone, U.S. oil executives say they are getting ready for new drilling projects as a 50 percent increase in crude prices since February leads them to believe the worst of the downturn may be over. Any price rise above $50 per barrel could fuel a resurgence in the U.S. shale industry, which saw drilling and fracking of new wells put on hold over the past year as oil prices plumbed near $25 per barrel. While myriad factors could push prices lower again and many companies are stuck in bankruptcy, prominent executives say there is a pending upswing in oilfield activity globally and that work will come back fastest in North America.


2016-05-04 01:55:02 -0400

Residents evacuated as fires threaten Canada oil sands townFORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — The entire population of the Canadian oil sands city of Fort McMurray, Alberta, has been ordered to evacuate from a wildfire that officials said destroyed whole neighborhoods.


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