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Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 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 | 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?
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 236 236 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 | 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
Mar 08, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 287 287 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 | 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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Enter Presidential Candidate Jim Webb
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Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor needs to push airport alternatives to JFK & LGA
A recent study by the website Fivethirtyeight, showed that customers are delayed at LaGuardia Airport by an estimated 30 minutes (29 minutes if you are flying out of La Guardia, and 30 if you are f...
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Communities need to oppose mayor's rezoning proposal
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Going beyond the rent freeze
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New York Should Follow Hawaii's Lead on Environment
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Board Should Not Approve Rent Increase
I was certainly pleased in 2014 when, through legislative action, the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) and Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) income limits were raised from $29...
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2016 budget brings tangible results
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Lopez Rivera resolution lacks nuance
Sometimes playing party politics and falling in line behind a political flag can obscure the truth of a nuanced situation. It’s easy to follow the outrage or the decision in a certain way, without ...
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State Pushes Back on Heroin Outbreak
The State Senate has passed a series bills that will address the increased usage of heroin in the state. What is significant is language in the legislation that could bring homicide charges with th...
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Time to protect farm workers
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Next Two Weeks Will Be Big for Education System
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With co-ops, timing is everything
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Message to Albany: Make Mayoral Control Permanent
In just a few short weeks, the legislative session in Albany will come to a close. While many issues important to New York City remain outstanding, the legislature should and must re-authorize mayo...
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War on Crime in NYC is Starting to Shift
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Cuomo playing petty politics with NYCHA funding
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German Finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble arrives for the cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, May 4, 2016. Schaeuble will presents the latest tax estimate for Germany later the day. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)BERLIN (AP) — Germany has raised its forecast for government tax income thanks to a healthy economy and low unemployment, bolstering its insistence that it can continue to avoid running up new debt.


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FILE - This is Nov. 23, 2015 file photo of debris awash in mud in Bento Rodrigues, Brazil. After obliterating several towns, the tide of mud and debris surged forward, blanketing a wide swath of land and cascading into the Doce River. Shares in miner BHP Billiton Ltd tumbled Wednesday May 4, 2016 after Brazil's Federal Public Prosecution said it had launched a $43 billion civil suit for a dam break that killed 19 people and caused the worst environmental disaster in the country's history.(AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)Shares in miner BHP Billiton tumbled after Brazil's federal prosecutor launched a $43 billion civil suit for a dam break that killed 19 people and caused the worst environmental disaster in the country's ...


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BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Local community leaders in central Mali say pro-government fighters have killed more than a dozen members of an ethnic group accused of links to Islamic extremism.
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