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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...
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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?
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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?
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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
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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
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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
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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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Richard Fisher City Tech 2012 Valedictorian
One might think that Richard Fisher chose a circuitous path to a college degree and academic achievement. But it ended up working out just fine that way for him, as he has been named New York City ...
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Eleonora Lupyan, Journey Dance instructor
If you haven't heard of Journey Dance, one instructor in Forest Hills can introduce you to the relatively new form of exercise and meditation. Eleonora Lupyan, a former professional ballroom dancer...
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Caroline Hellman City Tech professor
Through the Literary Arts Festival at the City College of Technology, Caroline Hellman has found a way to connect the Downtown Brooklyn community with the rest of the borough, and even with the lar...
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Dr. Melissa Lee Mount Sinai Hospital
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Franklin Mora Queens Economic Development Corporation
As director of business services at the Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC), Franklin Mora works to help small businesses across Queens acquire the skills and knowledge they need to thri...
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Terence Hughes Executive Director, Variety Boys and Girls Club
Variety Boys and Girls Club Executive Director Terry Hughes took a job in Western Queens to apply his expertise in a neighborhood that needs it. Originally from Connecticut, Hughes ran a Boys and G...
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Jason DaSilva
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Evie Hantzopoulos
Executive Director, Global Kids
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Maria Thomson
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Rosa Valado
Founder, Greenpoint Film Festival
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Masha Radzinsky, Bushwick City Farm
Masha Radzinsky walked passed an empty lot on in Bushwick coming from the subway on her way home from work every day. “One day I just decided, it sure would be nice to turn it into a garden,” she s...
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Alana Sweeny, Police Athletic League
Alana Sweeny was recently chosen to be the new Queens director of the Police Athletic League (PAL), making her the organization’s first female executive director since its founding in 1914. Sweeny ...
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Reverend Ben McKelahan
Lutheran Reverend Ben McKelahan has a plan to take the North Brooklyn art scene by storm – through the church. He arrived in Brooklyn on December 1 after going to seminary in Berkeley, California. ...
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Joe Fox
President, Forest Hills Jewish Center
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Anthony Soriano, Music Therapist
Anthony Soriano loves his job as music therapist at Atria Senior Living in Kew Gardens. In fact, he doesn't view it as work. There, Soriano, known affectionately as Tony by residents, brings smiles...
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Initial jobless claims in the US, a sign of the level of layoffs, rose by 17,000 in the week to April 30 to 274,000An increase in layoffs pushed US claims for unemployment insurance higher last week but the jobs market remains tight, Labor Department data showed Thursday. Initial jobless claims, a sign of the level of layoffs, rose by 17,000 in the week to April 30 to 274,000. While the Labor Department report does not tabulate layoffs, the consultancy Challenger, Gray and Christmas reported Wednesday that job cuts by US employers jumped 35 percent last month to more than 65,000, taking the total layoffs since the beginning of the year to over 250,000, the highest level for that period since 2009.


2016-05-05 09:24:57 -0400

Turkish Prime Minister Davutoglu speaks during a news conference at his ruling AK Party headquarters in AnkaraBy Ercan Gurses and Nick Tattersall ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Ahmet Davutoglu announced on Thursday that he was stepping down as leader of Turkey's ruling AK Party and therefore as prime minister, bowing to President Tayyip Erdogan's drive to create a powerful executive presidency. In a speech defending his record but also vowing loyalty to Erdogan, Davutoglu said he had kept his party and the government intact during a tumultuous period and pledged that "strong" AKP government would continue. After a leadership meeting of the party founded and dominated by Erdogan, Davutoglu told reporters that, under the current circumstances, he would not run again for leader at an extraordinary party congress on May 22.


2016-05-05 09:22:33 -0400

Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says he will not seek a new mandate as chairman of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP)Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Thursday announced he was stepping down as ruling party chief and premier, in a shock resignation set to further boost President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's growing powers. Divisions between Davutoglu and Erdogan that had been rumoured for months erupted into the open on Wednesday, with the two leaders holding crisis talks at the presidential palace that failed to resolve the conflict. Davutoglu said after a central executive committee of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) that the party would hold an extraordinary congress on May 22 and he would not be standing for a new mandate.


2016-05-05 09:22:21 -0400