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Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 195 195 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 | 236 236 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 | 235 235 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 | 287 287 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 | 330 330 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 | 366 366 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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Robert C. Krolik
Robert C. Krolik passed away on May 18th, 2011. Beloved Father of Christine. Loving Son of Eugenia. Dear Brother of Patricia Jeanettes and Husband Thomas. Also survived by Nephews Brian and Peter J...
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Sophie Rudolph
Sophie Rudolph, 88, of Unadilla, passed away peacefully Monday, May 24, at A.O Fox Nursing Home. She was born in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on May 14th 1923, to the late John Ponzcek and Stephanie (Skubi...
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Virginia Kilcheski
Virginia Kilcheski passed away on Monday, May 23, 2011 at the age of 83. She was the beloved Wife of the late Thomas F. Kilcheski. Loving Mother of Robert Kilcheski and Thomas Kilcheski and Mother-...
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Bertha Gerhard
Bertha Gerhard passed away on May 29, 2011 at the age of 99. She was the beloved Wife of the late Frank. Devoted Mother of Ronald. Dear Mother-in-Law of Maria. Loving Grandmother of Stephanie, Vane...
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Hendrick van Lohuizen (AKA Marcel)
Hendrick van Lohuizen (AKA Marcel) passed away on Thursday, May 26, 2011 at the age of 73. He was the beloved Husband of Eleonara C. van Lohuizen. Loving Father of Marc, Robert, Rik, Mardou, Malou ...
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James Breck Sr
James Breck Sr. passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at the age of 53. He was the beloved Father of James Breck Jr. and Krsja Breck. Loving Son of Marie and Anthony Breck. Aslo survived by numerou...
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Ross Rubino
Ross Rubino passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at the age of 91. He was the beloved Husband of Marie. Loving Father of Ralph, Joseph and Rosemaria Cesare and Father-in-Law of Irma, Susan, and Fra...
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Aphrodite Zabakolas
Aphrodite Zabakolas passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2011 at the age of 94. She was the beloved Wife of the late Spiro. Dear Sister of Tanta Callas. Loving Aunt of Andrew Callas. Divine Liturgy was...
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Greg Cisek
Greg Cisek passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at the age of 40. He was the beloved Father of Brandon and Dylan. Cherished Son of Marie. Loving Brother of Glenn Cisek, Valerie Fitzgerald, Gary C...
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Rose Mazurowski
Rose Mazurowski passed away on May 12th, 2011 at the age of 68 years. She was the loving sister of Ann, and Mary Shebelow. She was the loving aunt of Susan, Diane and Christine. She was the dear gr...
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Ida Nick
Ida Nick passed away May 10th 2011. Beloved Mother of Carolyn E. Maue and Andrew J. Nick. Loving Grandmother of eight and Cherished Great-Grandmother of fourteen. Funeral Mass at St. Stanislaus RC ...
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Virginia Vertuccio
Virginia Vertuccio passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at the age of 91. She was the beloved Wife of the late Cono L. Vertuccio. Loving Mother of Vincent Vertuccio and Marie Bell and Mother-in-L...
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Michael H. Kruck
Michael H. Kruck passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at the age of 58. He was the beloved Husband of Joanne. Loving Father of Michelle, Michael, Gina and Kristen. Cherished Grandfather of Victori...
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Angelina Vera Pizzonia
Angelina Vera Pizzonia passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at the age of 92. She was the beloved Wife of the late Frank P. Pizzonia. Loving Mother of Dominick, Josephine, Anthony, Albert, Frank J...
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Lucille Mugno
Lucille Mugno passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at the age of 76. She was the beloved Wife of the late Anthony J. Loving Mother of Marie Palazzo and Mother-in-Law of Pat. Cherished Grandmother ...
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FILE - In this April 25, 2016 file photo, Krys Didtrey, left, and Gloria Merriweather, center, of Charlotte, N.C. lead the chants in opposition to the new North Carolina transgender law in the lobby of the State Legislative Building in Raleigh, N.C. Teams could pull out of scheduled NCAA events this spring because of new state laws in North Carolina, Mississippi and Tennessee while the sport’s governing body’s demands for discrimination-free environments at the places where its events are held won’t take effect until the fall. (Robert Willett/The News & Observer via AP, File) MANDATORY CREDITTeams could pull out of scheduled NCAA events this spring because of new state laws in North Carolina, Mississippi and Tennessee while the sport's governing body's demands for discrimination-free environments at the places where its events are held won't take effect until the fall.


2016-05-04 18:05:33 -0400

Republican U.S. presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump speaks to supporters following the results of the Indiana state primary at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New YorkBy Steve Holland WASHINGTON, Reuters - Donald Trump became the last man standing in the race for the Republican U.S. presidential nomination on Wednesday as his sole remaining rival, John Kasich, ended his campaign, and he now faces the challenge of repairing deep fissures in the party. Anointed the presumptive nominee after winning Indiana on Tuesday and driving his closest rival, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, from the race, the 69-year-old New York billionaire planned to set up a vice presidential selection committee and step up efforts to seek unity among a wider group of Republicans ahead of the Nov. 8 election. Kasich, the Ohio governor, had stayed in the race in hopes of persuading Republicans to choose him as the nominee at a contested convention in July.


2016-05-04 18:02:15 -0400
By Rod Nickel EDMONTON, Alberta (Reuters) - Fort McMurray, the Canadian oil town engulfed by wildfires, was already crippled by a collapse in crude prices before flames raced into the once-booming city, burning hundreds of homes to the ground and chasing residents into bush camps for safety. Dubbed Fort McMoney when its oilsands industry was flourishing and residents were among the wealthiest in Canada, Fort McMurray had been hemorrhaging workers and wealth for 18 months before fires forced the evacuation of the entire city's 88,000 residents. "Fort McMurray was really the ground zero of all that was happening related to oil and gas," said Sandeep Agrawal, urban studies and regional planning professor at the University of Alberta.
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