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Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 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 | 205 205 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 | 246 246 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 | 249 249 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 | 244 244 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 | 297 297 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 | 321 321 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 | 340 340 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 | 374 374 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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Martin Luther honors its top winter athletes
Martin Luther School in Maspeth recently honored some of its student athletes at the annual Winter Athletic Awards assembly Special awards were presented to the following student athletes: • Varsit...
Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Program returns to Pratt
Pratt Institute Athletics announced the re-addition of men’s and women’s soccer to its intercollegiate athletic offerings beginning with the 2016-17 school year. The revived men’s and women’s socce...
Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Brotherly Bond in Brooklyn: Ponds & Dunn leave Jefferson on top
Success is better when it’s shared with the ones you love; Shamorie Ponds and Rasheem Dunn serve as no exception. The well-accomplished backcourt from Thomas Jefferson Campus in Brooklyn will gradu...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baseball outlook is sunny for local teams
I’ve been counting down the days until the start of the 2016 baseball season. The start of the season just by nature usually brings all sorts of excitement and anticipation, but this season feels a...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Real Greeks’ top Shamrocks
The Greek Americans made up ground in CSL Division 1 with a deserved 2-0 win over the Shamrocks at the Met Oval in Maspeth on Sunday night. A goal just before half-time gave the home side a deserve...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Asoria native joins the St. Joseph’s 100-hit club
After launching three home runs last week and becoming the 10th Bear to join the 100-hit club, senior Brian Luebcke (Astoria/Monsignor McClancy) was named the Skyline Conference Baseball Player of ...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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BK Friends coach to head women’s program
Gary Lawson has been named as head women’s soccer coach at St. Joseph’s College in Brooklyn. “Gary’s dynamic coaching philosophy and development plan for the program stood out among all the nationw...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marc's March Madness: Queens native finds redemption coaching out west
Queens native Marc Hsu played a vital role in getting California State Bakersfield their first ever NCAA Tournament appearance. In his third year as an assistant coach for the Runners, the Western ...
Mar 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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This Final Four has got it all!
It amazes me how in life, in the world of sports, things can change in an instant. Remember two and a half weeks ago? Many pundits including yours truly had Michigan State, Kentucky and Kansas play...
Mar 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Youth Basketball League of Queens Begins Registration
Heroes Youth Basketball League in Parks, Elmhurst, Maspeth, Middle Village
Mar 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shamrocks play league leaders to 1-1 draw
The Shamrocks have locked in fourth place going into the all-important second phase of CSL Division 1 after a day of mixed emotions. Sunday brought four wins, a draw and a loss, but that 1-1 draw a...
Mar 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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March Madness: It’s Real & It’s Spectacular!
To quote my girl Taylor Swift, “Don’t say I didn’t warn you!” Last week when I tried foolishly to give specific tips for filling out your NCAA Tournament Bracket, I did admit there was a good possi...
Mar 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomas Jefferson steals show at state champs
It was Federation weekend at the Times Union Center in Albany, and six state champions were honored over the course of three days, putting new faces at the top of the New York basketball scene. Amo...
Mar 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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An idiot’s guide to the NCAA Tournament
Merry Christmas basketball fans! Thursday through Sunday are some of the most action-packed, entertaining days of the year. The NCAA Tournament is an idiot-proof system for entertainment. You can’t...
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knights out of NCAA tourney
The Queens College women’s basketball team fell to Bentley, 77-67, in the semifinals of the NCAA Division II East Regional over the weekend. Junior Madison Rowland led the Knights with a game-high ...
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian citizens and firefighters gather at the scene where one of rockets hit the Dubeet hospital in the central neighborhood of Muhafaza in Aleppo, Syria, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Shells and mortar rounds are raining down on every neighborhood Aleppo," said Aleppo-based health official Mohammad Hazouri, speaking from Al-Razi hospital. (SANA via AP)DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — An airstrike hit a crowded refugee camp in Syria on Thursday close to the border with Turkey, killing at least 28 people, according to Syrian pro-opposition activists. Images posted on social media said to be of the aftermath of the strike showed at least a dozen tents burned to the ground and bloodied women and children being loaded onto a pickup truck.


2016-05-05 14:07:50 -0400

FILE - In this April 27, 2010 file photo, Lishan Wang, center, a Chinese citizen from Beijing, stands as he is arraigned in New Haven Superior Court in New Haven, Conn., in connection with the murder of Vajinder Toor. Wang is accused of killing Toor outside Toor's home in Branford in 2010. The Connecticut Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether Lishan Wang can be forcibly medicated to render him competent to stand trial. (AP Photo/Douglas Healey, Pool, File)HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A public defender asked the Connecticut Supreme Court on Thursday to overturn a judge's order allowing the forced medication of a mentally ill doctor so he can be competent to stand trial for the killing of a Yale University physician.


2016-05-05 14:06:58 -0400
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's Supreme Court wrestled with whether an inmate sentenced to death under a system found to be unconstitutional should have his punishment reduced to life in prison, and the lives of nearly 400 other condemned prisoners may depend on the decision.
2016-05-05 14:06:41 -0400