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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 | 160 160 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 | 201 201 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 | 342 342 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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Schumer, DC pols have chance to hold FAA accountable
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Apr 27, 2016 | 5 5 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Let New Yorkers Keep Their Nickels
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116th is number one in our book
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Cut Red Tape, Help Small Businesses Grow
Small businesses are the backbone of our city’s economy. They bring life to neighborhoods and provide jobs. I believe government should be a partner, not an obstacle, to small business owners and e...
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Is rufus King worthy of a statue?
In the heart of Jamaica within King Park lies the remains of a gentleman’s farm and the restored and preserved grand home of Rufus King. A framer of the U.S. Constitution, Rufus King was an early U...
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Time to 'open' New York's primaries
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Time to change the culture in Albany
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Cultural groups a bridge for city diverse populations
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ObamaCare - The Factors that Drive Premiums
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Speed cameras annoying, but they save lives
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Renting vs. Selling
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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...
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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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Orthodox Christians carry crosses at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, traditionally believed by many to be the site of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, during the Good Friday procession in Jerusalem's Old City, Friday, April 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)JERUSALEM (AP) — Greek-Orthodox and Eastern Orthodox pilgrims are commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ by following the path in Jerusalem's Old City where, according to tradition, he walked on the way to the cross.


2016-04-29 10:57:31 -0400

FILE - In this March 7, 2016 file photo, Ed Forchion, a pro-marijuana activist dubbed NJ Weedman, stands in front of his Liberty Bell Temple and Sanctuary, next to his Weedman's Joint restaurant in Trenton, N.J. Forchion has been arrested again on marijuana charges after law enforcement raided his restaurant and cannabis temple Wednesday, April 27, 2016. He was arrested along with 10 other people after a raid of his business, officials announced Thursday. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey marijuana advocate dubbed NJ Weedman says authorities "exaggerated big-time" in charging him with distributing pot.


2016-04-29 10:52:00 -0400

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was voted into office in 2013Voting was extended Friday in second round elections for almost a quarter of the seats in Iran's parliament, a crucial showdown between reformists and conservatives seeking to influence the country's future. Iran's reformists -- who have encouraged foreign investment, support moves for greater diplomatic rapprochement and seek social reforms at home -- are allied with President Hassan Rouhani's government and made major gains in the first round on February 26. Polling stations opened at 8:00 am (0330 GMT) for the second round which is taking place in 21 provinces, but not the capital Tehran, with 68 of 290 seats in parliament at stake.


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