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Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 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 | 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 | 232 232 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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Michelle Brinez
Michelle Brinez passed away on Tuesday, February 09, 2016 at the age of 71. Beloved Wife of Marco A. Huerta. Funeral Services were held at Papavero Funeral Home on Saturday 13, 2016 10:00 AM Cremat...
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Joan Marciante
Joan Marciante passed away on Tuesday, February 09, 2016 at the age of 82. Beloved Wife of the late Pellegrino Marciante. Loving Mother of Michele Cinnamo, Michael Marciante and the late Maryann Ma...
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James A. Voketaitis
James A. Voketaitis passed away on Tuesday, February 09, 2016 at the age of 67. Beloved Sweetheart of Iris S. Gretano. Loving Brother of Eleanor Voket Kempin. Cherished Uncle of Michael and Jason. ...
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Ramon Perez
Ramon Perez passed away on Friday, February 12, 2016 at the age of 76. Beloved Husband of Juana Perez. Loving Father of Jenny Sanchez, Margie Vargas, Raymond Perez, Evette Santana and Freddy Perez....
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Caroline Giffone
Caroline Giffone passed away on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late Peter Giffone. Loving Mother of Robert Giffone and Diane Stoehrer and Mother-in-Law of Kathy a...
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Edna “Jerry” Graver
Edna “Jerry” Graver passed away on Monday, January 4th, 2016 at the age of 95. Beloved mother of David (Yogi) Graver, mother-in-law of Laura, Cherished grandmother of Jenny & Jose, Stephanie, Cassi...
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Virginia Zapata
Virginia Zapata passed away on Friday, February 05, 2016 at the age of 96. Beloved Wife of the late Ramon Zapata. Loving Mother of Mirna Rodriguez and Judith Zapata. Cherished Grandmother of Lope, ...
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Joan C. Dougherty
Joan C. Dougherty passed away on Wednesday, February 03, 2016 at the age of 72. Beloved Wife of Daniel P. Dougherty. Loving Sister of the late Henry Timmerman. Cherished Aunt of Joyce, Henry, Kurt,...
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Nilsa Carofiglio
Nilsa Carofiglio passed away on Saturday, February 06, 2016 at the age of 83. Life-long resident of Maspeth and Elementary School Teacher for the NYC Department of Education. Beloved Wife of Victor...
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Jacek Paluch
Jacek Paluch passed away on Sunday, February 07, 2016 at the age of 57. Beloved Husband of Irene Paluch. Loving Father of Dominika Paluch, Kamil Paluch and Magdalena Paluch. Dear Brother of Ivona B...
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Tara L. Terzakos
Tara L. Terzakos passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at the age of 26. Beloved Daughter of Judy and Minas Terzakos. Loving Sister of Ann Marie (Joseph), Stephanie, Brittany and Melissa. Cheris...
Feb 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adriana Crivici
Adriana Crivici passed away on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at the age of 47. Beloved Daughter of Maria and the late Mario Crivici. Loving fiancé of Mike Depante. Dear Sister of Patrizia Martingano a...
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Mildred Pavlik
Mildred Pavlik passed away on Friday, January 29, 2016 at the age of 81. Beloved Wife of the late John E. Pavlik. Loving Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother. Funeral Services were held on Mon...
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Harold L. Wilken
Harold L. Wilken of Ridgewood N.Y. passed away on January 14, 2016 at the age of 82. Mr. Wilken was retired from American Airlines at J.F.K. He was the beloved husband of Constance (nee Flynn). Dev...
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William R. Van Vort
William R. Van Vort passed away on January 23rd, 2016 at the age of 84. Beloved Husband of 53 years of Geraldine (nee Brenkert). Loving Father of William & Wife Cynthia of Long Beach and James & Wi...
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US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, left, receives the rank pennant from US Air Force General Philip Breedlove, the outgoing commanding officer of US and NATO troops in Europe, during the change in command at the United States European Command (EUCOM), in Stuttgart, Germany, Tuesday, May 3, 2016, with General Joseph Dunford, second from left, and Command Master Chief Crispian Addington, second from right, pictured in the background. (Marijan Murat/dpa via AP)STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — The combat death of a U.S Navy SEAL who was advising Kurdish forces in Iraq coincides with a gradually deepening American role in fighting a resilient Islamic State, even as the Iraqis struggle to muster the military and political strength to defeat the militants.


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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is preparing to designate the Stonewall Inn in New York the first national monument dedicated to gay rights.
2016-05-03 20:14:58 -0400

Downtown Detroit is seen from a vacant lot, looking south along Woodward AvenueHundreds of teachers in Michigan's largest public school system called in sick beginning on Monday after hearing news the cash-strapped school system would run out of money to pay employees at the end of June. The Detroit public school system, or DPS, with nearly 46,000 students, has been under state control since 2009 because of a financial emergency. It will run out of money to pay employees after the fiscal year ends on June 30, the school system's state-appointed transition manager, former federal bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes, has said.


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