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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 | 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?
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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 | 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
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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
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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Monica Aleksey
Monica Aleksey passed away October 20th, 2015 at the age of 59 years. Beloved Sister of Edward, Stephen and Raymond Aleksey. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Prayer Service at Kodis Funera...
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Timothy Fuerst
Timothy Fuerst passed away on Sunday, November 01, 2015 at the age of 50. Beloved Son of Joan and the late Joseph Fuerst. Loving Brother of Donna & Andrew Czyz, Elizabeth & Rudolph Fristachi and th...
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Charles Mastandrea
Charles Mastandrea passed away on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Husband of the late Grace Mastandrea. Loving Father of Tony Mastandrea and Carol Taiano, and Father-in-Law of Ca...
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Ruth Kempisty
Ruth Kempisty Second Anniversary in Heaven September 24, 1918-October 29, 2013 You can only have one mother Patient kind and true: No other friend in all the world, Will be the same to you. When ot...
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Eleanor Taubenberger
Eleanor Taubenberger passed away on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at the age of 97. Beloved Wife of the late George Taubenberger. Loving Mother of Eleanore L. Taubenberger. Private Cremation was held ...
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Rev. Msgr. Peter W. Zendzian,
Rev. Msgr. Peter W. Zendzian, Date of Death: Friday, October 23rd, 2015 Age:63 Ordained February 3rd. 1979 Rev. Msgr. Peter W. Zendzian served the Diocese of Brooklyn as pastor of Saint Matthias (R...
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Carmela Bellafiore
Carmela Bellafiore passed away on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at the age of 89. Beloved Wife of the late Frank Bellafiore. Loving Mother of Jack Bellafiore and the late Michael Bellafiore. Funeral S...
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Ralph Volpe
Ralph Volpe passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at the age of 88. Beloved Brother of Rose Fiskum and the late Peter Volpe and Teresa Lattanzio. Cherished Uncle and Great Uncle of numerous niec...
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Joseph Kisonas
Joseph Kisonas passed away on Friday, October 16, 2015 at the age of 79. Beloved Husband of Jane Kisonas. Loving Father of Linda Kisonas December, Joseph Kisonas Jr. and John (Irene) Kisonas. Cheri...
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Jean Ziegler
Jean Ziegler passed away on Monday. October 05, 2015 at the age of 86. Beloved Husband of Rosario. Loving Father of Jean Martin Ziegler. Services were held on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at Papavero...
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Robert F. Gramlich
Robert F. Gramlich passed away on Monday, October 12, 2015 at the age of 65. Beloved Husband of Camille Gramlich. Loving Father of Anthony Gramlich and Jennifer Gramlich. Dear Brother of Gerard Gra...
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Nicolina DiPuma
Nicolina DiPuma passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at the age of 78. Beloved Wife of the late Salvatore DiPuma. Loving Mother of Salvatore DiPuma and Nick DiPuma and Mother-in-Law of Jean Mar...
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William G. Kober
William G. Kober passed away on Friday, September 25, 2015 at the age of 72. He was the beloved husband of Joann. Devoted father of LoriAnne Casavina, William, Jeanine, Joseph. Dear brother of Raym...
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Gaetana “Ida” Grasso
Gaetana “Ida” Grasso passed away on Sunday, September 27, 2015 at the age of 98. Beloved Wife of the late Charles A. Grasso. Loving Sister of Yolanda Amato. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephew...
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Sadie Morena
Sadie Morena passed away on Monday, September 21, 2015 at the age of 92. Born on September 30, 1922 in Brooklyn, NY to the late Cono and Antoinette DiGruccio. Beloved Wife of 56 years of the late N...
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Germany’s Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, right, and Riad Hijab, head of the Higher Negotiations Committee, the Syrian opposition coalition negotiating in Geneva, chat during a joint stroll prior to a meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Germany and France with the Staffan de Mistura, U.N. special envoy for Syria, and Riad Hijab, head of the Higher Negotiations Committee, the Syrian opposition coalition negotiating in Geneva at the guest house of the German Foreign Ministry in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, May 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Ferdinand Ostrop)WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Russia have persuaded Syria's government and moderate rebels to extend the country's fragile truce to the northern city of Aleppo, the State Department said Wednesday, although sporadic clashes continue.


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Michael Phelps competes in the men's 200 meter butterfly final at the Skyline Aquatic Center on April 15, 2016 in Mesa, ArizonaUS swimming star Michael Phelps has withdrawn from a meeting in Atlanta next week he had been planning to use as part of his preparations for the Olympics, organizers have confirmed. A statement on the May 13-15 Atlanta Classic Swim Meet website said Phelps had informed them he would no longer be taking part. "We understand some of you may have purchased tickets to see Michael Phelps.


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EU Commissioner for Migration Avramopoulos addresses a news conference in BrusselsBy Gabriela Baczynska and Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union asked member states on Wednesday to grant visa-free travel to Turks in return for Ankara stopping migrants reaching Europe, but insisted Turkey must still change some laws and said it would get no "free ride". Lawmakers in the European Parliament, which along with a majority of the 28 EU governments must approve the measure if it is to take effect as Ankara wants within two months, warned that they would not vote it through until Turkey met every condition, including narrowing the scope of crimes it defines as terrorism. Governments anxious to allay public fears of a wave of immigrants from Turkey itself secured a new emergency brake to apply to all countries with visa-free travel to Europe's 26-nation Schengen zone.


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