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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?
Mar 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 243 243 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 | 296 296 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 | 320 320 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 | 339 339 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 | 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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Hopefully Sunday isn’t a sign of things to come for Harvey & Mets
Sunday’s Subway Series finale between the Mets and Yankees was exactly the sort of game Mets fans have been dreaming about for the last eight seasons. A packed house in September, Citi Field rockin...
Sep 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rocks Women get first win
One goal enough for 1960 squad
Sep 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Djokovic, Pennetta are the 2015 US Open champs
Photos: Michael O'Kane After Roberta Vinci stunned the U.S. Open crowd and tennis fans the world over with her shocking upset of Serena Williams, ending the best world’s best female tennis player’s...
Sep 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hot start for the Rocks
The Shamrocks returned to life in the top flight of the Cosmopolitan Soccer League with a well deserved 1-0 win over the Greek Americans at St. Michaels in Woodside on Sunday. A late goal from Chri...
Sep 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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September Subway Series Has All Sorts of Sizzle
When I took a look at the Major League Baseball schedule back in early April, I noticed a weird little wrinkle. The Yankees and the Mets playing a three-game series in the month of September? It di...
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Sentiero Italia determined victor in Sands Point
AT THE TRACK
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Relive the First Week of the U.S. Open through the lens of Michael O'Kane
SLIDESHOW
Sep 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Merry Christmas Football Fans! Season Preview You Won’t Hate
It’s been quite some time since we were able to watch a football game that actually meant something! That last game we watched in Super Bowl 49 was pretty eventful between the Seahawks and Patriots...
Sep 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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New faces for St. John's basketball in 2015
With the college basketball season fast approaching, the St. John’s men’s basketball staff hit the ground running on the recruiting trail since arriving this past April. Rapidly restocking nearly a...
Sep 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Preseason or Not, Sound the Alarm on the Giants
There’s nothing worse than over-analyzing preseason football. We’ve seen teams go 0-4 in the preseason and win the Super Bowl and we’ve also seen teams go 4-0 in the preseason and go 0-16 in the re...
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Championship boxing coming to Studio Square
The Triboro Fight Night will make its series debut on September 15 at the outdoor Studio Square in Queens. Headlined by former four-time world champion and Brooklynite Alicia “Slick” Ashley, the ni...
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snapshots from the first two days of the U.S. Open
Thousands of tennis fans descended on the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows on a balmy Monday night for the official opening of the 2015 US Open. Top seed Serena Will...
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yankees Path To October May Require A Sprinkle Of Youth
Heading into the trade deadline at the end of July, there was a strong contingent of Yankees fans that wanted to see the team go the distance in search of a big arm to put into the starting rotatio...
Aug 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Enough is Enough. I'm Over Geno Smith
Let me preface the start of this column by saying I do not by any means condone the actions of I.K. Enemkpali last week at Jets camp. By no means was it okay for a fringe player to break the jaw of...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carbone steps down from coaching at St. Joe’s
Leaves behind illustrious career, will still serve as AD
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Downtown Detroit is seen from a vacant lot, looking south along Woodward AvenueThe 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. The Detroit public school system, or DPS, with nearly 46,000 students, has been under state control since 2009 because of a financial emergency.


2016-05-05 06:40:45 -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 disrupted oil company operations nearby. While oil sands facilities are not in the fire's path, multiple companies have curbed activities to allow workers and others to get to safety. - Suncor Energy Inc, whose oil sands operations are closest to the city, said its main plant 25 km (16 miles) to the north was safe.
2016-05-05 06:38:56 -0400

A helicopter flies into thick smoke while battling a major forest fire outside of Fort McMurrayBy Rod Nickel ANZAC, Alberta (Reuters) - A massive wildfire that has forced all 88,000 people to flee the western Canadian oil city of Fort McMurray and burned down 1,600 structures is now threatening its airport and communities well south of the town, authorities said on Wednesday. With a few neighborhoods already in ruins, worsening fire conditions Wednesday pushed walls of flames toward thousands of more homes in the northeastern Alberta town, in the heart of Canada's oil sands region. Officials confirmed that a hotel north of main terminal had caught fire.


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