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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 | 167 167 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?
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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 | 206 206 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
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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
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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 | 346 346 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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Emilia Caraballo
Emilia Caraballo passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at the age of 92. Beloved Wife of the late Ruben Caraballo. Loving Mother of Rubin Caraballo and Emilia Mikoleski. Cherished Grandmother of ...
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Helen J. Winowiecki
Helen J. Winowiecki passed away on Monday, April 23, 2012 at the age of 86. Beloved Wife of the late Joseph A. Winowiecki. Loving Mother of Joseph J. Winowiecki and Mother-in-Law of Mary. Cherished...
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Geraldine C. Babino
Geraldine C. Babino passed away on Monday, April 23, 2012 at the age of 78. Beloved Wife of the late Alfred. Loving Mother of Adriana Babino and Maria Babino Moeller. Cherished Grandmother of Tegan...
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Theresa O’Brien
Theresa O’Brien passed away on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at the age of 80. She was the loving Mother of Janet O’Brien, Sharon Velasquez and Geralyn Martorana and Mother-in-Law of John and the late T...
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Anthony R. Trezza
Anthony R. Trezza of Forest Hills passed away on April 24, 2012, from cancer. He was 89. Anthony was predeceased 10 months ago by Wade Taylor, his partner of over 50 years. He was also predeceased ...
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Joseph Soldano
Joseph Soldano passed away on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at the age of 85. Beloved Husband of the late Nancy Soldano. Loving Brother of Mary and Lenny and Brother-in-Law of Mary and Anna. Cherished ...
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Margaret Cassara
Margaret Cassara passed away on Monday, April 16, 2012 at the age of 86. Beloved Wife of the late Joseph P. Cassara. Loving Mother of Andrew Cassara and Jane R. Ducey and Mother-in-Law of Rose Mary...
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Manuel Jacinto
Manuel Jacinto passed away on Monday, April 16, 2012 at the age of 91. Beloved Husband of the late Alejandrina Latorre. Loving Father of Claudio Jacinto. Cherished Uncle of Denine Paris. Funeral Se...
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Louis V. Tucci
Louis V. Tucci passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at the age of 93. Beloved Husband of Dorothy Tucci. Loving Father of Bruce J. Tucci and Robert S. Tucci. Cherished Grandfather of Richard, Step...
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Marcella Mein
Marcella Mein passed away on April 21st, 2012 at the age of 90 years. Beloved Mother of Mary Picone and James and Robert Mein. Loving Grandmother of Eight and Cherished Great-Grandmother of five. F...
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Maryann Damm(née Weber)
Maryann Damm(née Weber), born December 22, 1929, currently residing in Farmingdale, after living her entire life in Woodhaven, Queens, passed away on April 23, 2012 at home. Wife of the late Albert...
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Joseph Geremia
Joseph Geremia passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at the age of 43. He was the beloved Husband of Marnie Geremia. Devoted Son of Madeline and the late Joseph Geremia. Dear Brother of Theresa A...
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Charles G. Lentz
Charles G. Lentz passed away on Saturday April 14, 2012 at the age of 90. He was the beloved Husband of the late Dorothy Lentz. Loving Father of Charles, Charlotte and Cathy. Dear Stepfather of Ric...
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George S. Makris
George S. Makris passed away on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at the age of 65. He was the loving Father of Elias Makris and Tania Makris. Beloved Husband of Ann Makris. Cherished Brother of Peter Makr...
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Wendell D. Evans
Wendell D. Evans passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2012 at the age of 91. He was the beloved Husband of the late Josephine. Loving Father of Gary D. Evans and the late Linda, Janet and Bruce. Cher...
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Fire burns part of an estimated 105 tonnes of ivory and a tonne of rhino horn confiscated from smugglers and poachers at the Nairobi National Park near NairobiBy Ben Makori NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's president set fire to thousands of elephant tusks and rhino horns on Saturday, destroying a stockpile that would have been worth a fortune to smugglers and sending a message that trade in the animal parts must be stopped. President Uhuru Kenyatta dismissed those who argued Kenya, which staged its first such burning in 1989, should instead have sold the ivory and the tonne of rhino horn, which by some estimates would have an illegal market value of $150 million. "Kenya is making a statement that for us ivory is worthless unless it is on our elephants," he told dignitaries before setting light to the first of almost a dozen pyres.


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Rescue workers search for residents feared trapped in the rubble of a six-storey building that collapsed after days of heavy rain, in NairobiBy George Obulutsa NAIROBI (Reuters) - Rescue workers raced on Saturday to save more residents from the rubble of a six-storey building in Nairobi after it collapsed overnight following heavy rain. President Uhuru Kenyatta visited the site of Friday night's disaster and ordered the arrest of the owners of the building, which had been condemned by the authorities. Earlier, Interior Minister Joseph Ole Nkaissery told reporters at the scene that the cries of a woman and child had been heard.


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France will nearly double the number of troops it has in Ivory Coast, the defence minister said on Saturday on a visit during which he laid flowers at the site of an attack on tourists that killed 19 people. Jean-Yves Le Drian placed a bouquet on the beach in Grand Bassam, a resort town 40 km (25 miles) from Abidjan, where gunmen shot swimmers and sunbathers before storming hotels last month, an attack claimed by Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb. Le Drian said France, the former colonial power, would increase its contingent of troops in Ivory Coast to 900 from 550.
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