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What about Wellness Programs as Part of Health Coverage?
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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 | 83 83 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 | 107 107 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 | 151 151 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 | 296 296 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 | 203 203 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 | 260 260 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 | 249 249 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 | 258 258 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 | 265 265 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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More like mis-communications director
Dear Editor: Was it sour grapes or hubris that gave rise to the coarse partisan comments of Shams Tarek, the new Communications Director for the Democratic Senate Campaign Committee (DSCC) – who is...
Jun 04, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teacher: Don't send your sick kids to school
Dear Editor: As a teacher, I am very concerned about the latest spike in the swine flu outbreak. With six more public schools closed because of it, why doesn't the mayor and chancellor err on the s...
Jun 04, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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You Say You Want A Revolution?
Dear Editor: There is a unique spirit that binds and identifies us as Americans; it manifested itself on September 12, 2001, the day after the WTC terrorist attack, at the funeral of President John...
May 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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These Kids Today!
Dear Editor: It does make any sense to me that parents in this day and age would allow their teenagers to go on a trip to a foreign country, especially one with all of the problems that Mexico is e...
May 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marriage For Everyone
Dear Editor: Last month, our Governor David Patterson proposed legislation that would allow same sex marriage and many of us in Queens cheered. All New York families deserve to be treated equally u...
May 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Less Sure About Torture
Dear Editor: In keeping with it’s commitment to honesty, the Obama administration has released the dirty secrets hidden by the Bush Whitehouse about our country’s support of torture. Torture is inh...
May 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Where Are Traffic Improve-ments For Queens?
Dear Editor: Once again politicians have shown contempt and ignorance. They took away term limits against the publics twice referendum. Now, in Flushing, for the benefit of businesses they intend t...
May 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mourning the Late Kelly Breslin
Dear Editor: There’s a saying you’ll see in a lot of Irish pubs: “You’re a stranger but once…” It’s a sign that surely should have been emblazoned on the heart of dearly departed Kelly Breslin, who...
May 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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No Money Left For Handouts
Dear Editor: I am getting sick and tired of people asking for money. Everywhere you turn, I see requests for donations in the mail, in phone calls, and in the church. (I understand the weekly contr...
Apr 08, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arts Ed Needed for NYC Students
Dear Editor I am calling on the City to take an important step to restore quality arts education in New York City’s public schools. Having been a teacher and working with children, I saw for myself...
Apr 08, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Michael Bloomberg Again – No Way!
Dear Editor: There are, I find, now five good reasons why local residents should not vote for Michael Bloomberg to become Mayor again. He has raised our residential property taxes some 30% during t...
Mar 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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One Way Bus Route
Dear Editor: Forced bussing during the Civil Rights Movement was warranted to help the fight for equality, and rightfully so. However, equality has been achieved, and it’s time for children to go t...
Mar 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reminding Readers About the YMCA
Dear Editor, I was so pleased to see your recent feature on Melvin Tse, the Executive Director of the Greenpoint YMCA. (“On the Record,” March 5) Sharing Mel’s story was a wonderful way to inform y...
Mar 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Is it Feng Shui or St. Paddy’s Day?
Dear Editor: In Feng Shui, green is the color most associated with renewal, rebirth, health, healing and fertility. “Wearin’ ‘O The Green” should not be reserved only for St. Patrick’s Day but shou...
Mar 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tax Reform My Left Foot, Washing-ton!
Dear Editor; Gotta hand it to the architects of those Republican rhetorical ruse-rants. Their mastery of dysphemism and Euphemism raises it to an art form. “Raising the taxes of the wealthy”, is ju...
Mar 04, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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national news
NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — New York police believe two boys trapped in a snow pile in the Hudson Valley for several hours after a plow buried them were able to survive thanks to an air pocket in the heavy, wet snow.
2014-11-28 08:21:08 -0500

Logo of Takata Corp is seen through a car window outside the company's headquarter building in TokyoTOKYO (Reuters) - Honda Motor and Mazda Motor may have to recall another 200,000 cars in Japan to replace Takata Corp air bags if Takata complies with a U.S. order to recall cars across the United States rather than just in humid regions.


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A woman leaves a destroyed house after it was damaged by recent shelling in the western part of Donetsk, eastern UkraineBERLIN (Reuters) - The number of Germans supporting European Union economic sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis has risen in the last month and a large majority supports Chancellor Angela Merkel's toughening stance, a poll on Friday found. The Politbarometer poll for ZDF television found 58 percent back the EU sanctions even if they damage the German economy, up from 52 percent a month ago. The poll also found that 76 percent backed the sharper tone of Merkel's recent criticisms of President Vladimir Putin's policies. ...


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