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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 | 204 204 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 | 245 245 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?
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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 | 373 373 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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Independents Deserve the Right to Vote in Primary
We want to vote for Senator Bernie Sanders in the presidential primary taking place in New York on April 19, but we cannot. New York State election laws violate our voting rights by not allowing us...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Proposed Oil Tax Would Cripple Economy
Americans today are relieved to be paying less than $2 for a gallon of gas. President Obama, though, thinks that's just not enough. In his recent budget request to Congress, the president proposed ...
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Tests a bad way to measure student succes
Tests wrong way to gauge school success Across New York City, third-grade children are taking assessment tests that have caused a great deal of anxiety for students, teachers, administrators, paren...
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Participate in pure democracy this weekend
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City Council amendments make mayor's zoning plan better
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Nonsense at the Exit Polls
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Health coaching at home
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Don't force affordable housing
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Why I Became an EMT...and Then Left
This January, as my 48th birthday approached, I began training at the FDNY EMT academy in Fort Totten in Queens. I’d been working as a filmmaker, real estate agent and bartender and wanted to do so...
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Use muni lot for Flushing bus terminal
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Governor Cuomo, fund schools like mine
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Ferry a big part of citywide mass transit
Since taking the oath of office, Mayor Bill de Blasio has made two major transit announcements that are supposed to ease the burden on commuters. The first was the creation of a full citywide ferry...
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Get help with your taxes this year
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Residents deserve a property tax cap
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No place for vulgarity at parade
Any mayor that's marched in the annual Rockaway St. Patrick's Day Parade has learned a lesson the hard the way: Rockaway can be pretty unwelcoming if you're not living up to their expectations. Thi...
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Rescuers work at the site of a building collapse in Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday, April 30, 2016. A six-story residential building in a low income area of the Kenyan capital collapsed Friday under heavy rain and flooding, trapping an unknown number of people in the rubble, Kenyan officials said. (AP Photo/Sayyid Abdul Azim)NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A woman has been found alive after six days in a collapsed building and rescuers are working to free her, a Kenyan government official said Thursday.


2016-05-05 06:54:08 -0400

Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will not seek a new mandate as chairman of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) when it holds an extraordinary congress on May 22, local media reportTurkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) will hold an extraordinary congress on May 22 where Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will not seek a new mandate as party chairman, local media reported on Thursday. A party executive committee meeting, which came after talks Wednesday between Davutoglu and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, decided to hold a party congress on May 22 to pick a new leader who according to party convention would also serve as premier, CNN-Turk and NTV television reported. Davutoglu's departure would further boost the power of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as the country's undisputed number one leader.


2016-05-05 06:49:59 -0400

Downtown Detroit is seen from a vacant lot, looking south along Woodward AvenueBy Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - The Michigan House of Representatives approved on Thursday a $500 million spending package for Detroit schools, which could run out of money to pay employees at the end of June. The legislation, which still needs approvals from the state Senate and Governor Rick Snyder, was passed early Thursday morning after hundreds of Detroit teachers called in sick over paycheck concerns, a move that closed nearly all of the district's 97 schools on Monday and Tuesday. Detroit school teachers returned to their classrooms on Wednesday following the "sick-out" after receiving assurances from officials that they will be paid for their work.


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