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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
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 248 248 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 | 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
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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 | 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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Shamrocks eke out 1-0 win
Kevin Grogan paid tribute to the one of the “best defensive performances” he has seen in years after the Shamrocks’ important 1-0 triumph over New York Athletic Club at St. Michaels in Woodside on ...
Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joseph’s names new men’s volleyball coach
St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) interim director of athletics Alex Winnicker has named Patrick Dietz as head men’s volleyball coach. “We are extremely excited to welcome Patrick to the St. Joseph’s...
Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens College ranked 17th
The Queens College women’s basketball team placed 17th in the USA Today Sports Division II Top 25 women’s basketball preseason poll. A season ago, under the direction of head coach Bet Naumovski, t...
Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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WORKS celebrates a successful year
More than 300 people attended the recent Woodhaven WORKS Little League 2015 Awards Ceremony celebrating the achievements of local young athletes on the field during this past baseball season. WORKS...
Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Men win fifth straight, Women fall to Portland
BROOKLYN RUGBY
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Little Things Make the Difference 2015 Series
So, unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few days, you probably know the Kansas City Royals defeated the Mets in the 2015 World Series in five games. A lot of times when a series goe...
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shamrocks women roll to 7-0 victory
The free-scoring Shamrocks Women paid tribute to their absent marathon-running coach Paddy Geraghty by firing seven goals without reply past Manhattan Kickers at East River Park on Sunday morning. ...
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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JJ's World Series Prediction (Sorry Mets)
Throughout the postseason, there have been two teams I have consistently underestimated: the Kansas City Royals and the New York Mets. Sure enough, both teams have found their way to the 2015 World...
Oct 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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A flawless October for Rocks
Women, Over 30s enjoy a perfect month
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STJ women tie program record
In the penultimate game of the 2015 regular season, the St. John’s Red Storm notched two early goals to help secure a crucial road victory, downing Villanova 2-1 at Higgins Soccer Complex. With the...
Oct 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York takes center stage in Empire Showcase
There were no shortage of compelling storylines on Saturday at Belmont Park, with all eight New York-bred stakes races on Empire Showcase Day delivering memorable results, including wins by the cla...
Oct 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Rugby men and women victorious in week 7
The Brooklyn Rugby men and women each came away with victories on Saturday, the men defeating Gotham Knights Rugby Club (NYC), 21-14, and the women beating Charles River Rugby Club (MA), 44-5. On t...
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Brooklyn men top Old Maroon, make it three straight
Women can’t match a game Burlington squad
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Murph-tober to Remember
It took the New York Mets nine long years to get back to the postseason, and boy are the making up for lost time! A thrilling victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the Division Series combined wi...
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gutsy game from Rocks men
The Shamrocks advanced to the next round of the Manning Cup after a fortunate and hard-fought penalty shoot win over the Irish Rovers at St. Michaels on Sunday afternoon. Santiago Rigby scored twic...
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Downtown Detroit is seen from a vacant lot, looking south along Woodward AvenueBy Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - The Michigan House of Representatives approved on Thursday a $500 million spending package for Detroit schools, which could run out of money to pay employees at the end of June. The 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.


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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