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Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 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 | 162 162 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 | 203 203 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 | 202 202 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 | 258 258 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 | 302 302 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 | 344 344 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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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...
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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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Christian Schlottmann
Christian Schlottmann of Ridgewood N.Y. passed away on January 29, 2016 at the age of 84. He was the beloved husband of the late Marion. Devoted father of Grayce Schulz, Daryl, Doryce Smith Steven,...
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Santa Panico
Santa Panico passed away on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at the age of 92. She was the beloved Wife of the late Edward Panico. Loving Mother of Dennis A. Panico and the late Frank Panico and Mother-in...
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A Mini car is seen with a Union flag and European Union flag design on its bonnet in LondonRatings agency Standard & Poor's said on Friday it expected Britons to vote to remain in the European Union by a small majority in a June 23 referendum, but that the risk of leaving was a negative for the country's creditworthiness. S&P is the only major ratings agency to maintain a triple-A rating for Britain, but it has a negative outlook, implying a one-in-three chance of a downgrade in the next two years. "The negative outlook continues to reflect our view that the forthcoming referendum on the U.K.'s membership of the EU ... is likely to be a close call and could result in a vote to leave," S&P said.


2016-04-29 12:39:37 -0400

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika looks on during a swearing-in ceremony in AlgiersAlgeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, 79, has returned to Algiers after a brief visit to Geneva for medical checkups, his latest since a stroke three years ago that has mostly kept him out of the public view. Bouteflika, who has governed the North African OPEC state for more than 15 years, left a week ago for "regular medical checkups", state media said. Bouteflika's illness has prompted speculation about a possible transition from a leader who helped bring the country out of a 1990s war with Islamist fighters and into more economic stability during the times of high oil prices.


2016-04-29 12:37:12 -0400

A search and rescue vessel patrols off the island of Turoey, near Bergen, Norway, as emergency workers on the shoreline attend the scene after a helicopter crashed believed to be have 13 people aboard, Friday April 29, 2016. The helicopter carrying around 13 people from an offshore oil field crashed Friday near the western Norwegian city of Bergen, police said. Many are feared dead. (Marit Hommedal / NTB scanpix via AP) NORWAY OUTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a helicopter on an island off western Norway (all times local):


2016-04-29 12:36:43 -0400