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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
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 239 239 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Mar 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 311 311 recommendations | email to a friend
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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SJU softball headed to Big East tourney
Needing just one win to clinch a berth in the 2012 Big East Championship, the St. John’s softball team (22-30, 10-9) took a 3-2 victory on Sunday to sweep the three-game series against Rutgers (24-...
Apr 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Club boxing takes center stage in Woodhaven
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg Old World Boxing/New Legends boxing showcased club boxing at it’s best at Cordon Bleu in Woodhaven this past weekend. The eight-fight card showcase undefeated fighters J...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Park Slope fencer headed to Olympics
This past weekend, the U.S. Olympic Fencing Team announced that among its chosen athletes will be Brooklyn’s Race Imboden. The 18-year-old Park Slope resident, who is a 2011 graduate of The Dwight ...
Apr 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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100 days to go
With 100 days to go to the London 2012 Olympic Games, the Citi Team USA Flag Tour made its fifth stop last week at Citi’s site in Long Island City, featuring a visit by U.S. Olympian Cullen Jones (...
Apr 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barnes Arico leaving St. John's for Michigan
On Friday, 10th-year coach Kim Barnes Arico announced her resignation as St. John’s women’s basketball coach. Barnes Arico informed her team and staff of her departure at an afternoon meeting. Asso...
Apr 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rachel Lim headed to Roland Garros
Eleven-year-old Rachel Lim of Briarcliff Manor, New York, won the third-annual Longines “Future Tennis Aces – On the Road to the French Open” U.S. Qualifying Tournament on Saturday, April 14, at th...
Apr 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joe's pitcher hurls back-to-back perfect games
Senior Alyson Chiaramonte tossed her second straight perfect game leading the St. Joseph's College softball team to a sweep of John Jay College, 6-0 and 13-9, on Sunday afternoon at Padavan-Preller...
Apr 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perri takes over LIU Brooklyn men's basketball
Jack Perri will takes the reigns of the LIU Brooklyn men's basketball program after Jim Ferry left for the head coaching job at Duquesne. Perri becomes the 13th head coach of an LIU program that wi...
Apr 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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A 'Gem' of a race
Gemologist wins 2012 Wood Memorial
Apr 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mets ease off-season woes with opening weekend
Photos: Michael O'Kane After a tumultuous off-season, Opening Day weekend for the New York Mets couldn't have gone any better. The Mets swept a three-game series with division rival Atlanta Braves ...
Apr 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martin Luther rallies twice
Martin Luther came back not once, but twice against Lawrence Woodmere with a three-run 5th and 6th inning to win 9-6 and start 2-0 in PSAA action. With bases loaded in the 5th inning, Eddie Mamut h...
Apr 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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2012 Golden Gloves come to an end
Christina Cruz earned her sixth-straight Golden Gloves championship last Thursday at Madison Square Garden, defeating Florina Novac in the 112-pound division after the fight was stopped in the seco...
Apr 02, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tri-M makes it a decade of dominance
The Tri-M Girls CYO Swim Team has now gone a decade as Brooklyn/Queens Diocesan Champions (2003–2012). This marks the tenth consecutive year TRI-M has reigned supreme. TRI-M, also known as the Merc...
Apr 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scared Heart takes tourney title
Sacred Heart's Bantam Boys team won the St. Thomas the Apostle basketball tournament, defeating St. Rose of Lima in the championship game by a score of 49-30. Prior to the tournament, Sacred Heart ...
Apr 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU bounced by Duke
Exit Sweet 16 after great season
Mar 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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A F/A-18E/F Super Hornets of Strike Fighter Attack Squadron 211 (VFA-211) lands on the flight deck of the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) aircraft carrier in the GulfBy Phil Stewart STUTTGART, Germany (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Wednesday that Washington and its allies had agreed to do more in their campaign to defeat Islamic State, but that more risks lay ahead. "These risks will continue... but allowing ISIL safe haven would carry greater risk for us all," he added, using an acronym for Islamic State. "...We also agreed that all of our friends and allies across the counter-ISIL coalition can and must do more as well, both to confront ISIL in Iraq and Syria and its metastases elsewhere." The talks included ministers from France, Britain and Germany and were planned well in advance of Tuesday's attack, in which Islamic State fighters blasted through Kurdish defenses and overran a town.


2016-05-04 11:30:21 -0400
(Reuters) - The wildfire that raged unchecked on Wednesday in the city of Fort McMurray in the heart of the Canadian oil sands region has threatened oil company operations nearby. While oil sands facilities are not in the fire's path, at least two companies have curbed activities to allow workers and others to get to safety. Following is a list of what companies have said about nearby operations.
2016-05-04 11:25:53 -0400
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A university in Ohio will pay $712,000 to a former football player who said the team's coaches and medical staff didn't pull him from practice right away after he suffered multiple concussions that led to a permanent brain injury.
2016-05-04 11:25:48 -0400