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Minor Repairs and Improvements that Make all the Difference in Queens
Feb 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty .   Whenever we meet with Homeowners who are thinking of selling, we usually give them some homework befo...
Queens Real Estate Market: 2015 Year in Review
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty   Queens Real Estate Market 2015 Year in Review Welcome to our first edition of the “Queens Real Estate M...
Can You Ask Employees to Undergo Medical Screening and Ask About Medical History?
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
New York Employment Defense Attorney talks about Non Discrimination Act Knowing what you can ask and must not ask employees or job applicants is vital for businesses. With all the information avail...
Should you Sell a Property with or without Tenants?
Jan 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home team at Keller Williams Realty So you own a rental or investment property in Queens and you’ve determined that now is the right time to ...
What Does the 2016 Minimum Wage Hike Mean for You as an Employer?
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 171 171 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans A minimum wage increase of $8.75 to $9.00 went into effect in New York on December 31, 2015. For employers, it obviously means you must pay higher wages to all employees who...
Business Law: Corporations VS. Partnerships VS. Sole Proprietorship
Jan 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 223 223 recommendations | email to a friend
There are various types of business organizations: corporations, general partnerships and sole proprietorships. These business organizations have their own legal requirements so they can also be co...
Press Agents—Foot Soldiers in Celebrity Divorce Wars
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 238 238 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo | Dec 31, 2015 | Chris Palermo Blog , divorce , PTB Blog How Celebrities Win and Lose at Divorce For regular folks, divorce is mostly won or lost in the courtroom, or in legal proc...
Long Island Man Driving Lamborghini Dies in Single Car Run-Off-Road Crash
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 242 242 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Dec 29, 2015 | Car Accident Attorney's , PTB Blog Port Jefferson, Long Island Car Crash CBS New York reported that Glen Nelson, age 48, who lived in Belle Terre died in a crash ...
Marco Malvaldi’s “Game For Five”
Dec 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 355 355 recommendations | email to a friend
Review by Tiziano Thomas Dossena To read a book that was originally written in Italian and that uses idiomatic expressions with validity and proper impact in the English translation is a special tr...
Million Dollar Legal Mistakes by a Billion Dollar Company
Dec 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 373 373 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans | Dec 8, 2015 | Employment Defense Attorney Even billion dollar companies can allow legal mistakes to occur and have it cost them millions of dollars. Such appears to be the case...

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New street name will honor longtime Queens activist
“Pat Dolan Way” unveiled at ceremony
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Proponents of Community Safety Act speak
Bill would put restrictions on stop and frisk
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Flushing man dies in Hurricane Sandy
For Flushing, the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy will last longer than a few weeks. A 29-year-old man was killed in his home at 47-34 166th Street at 7:30 p.m. on Monday when a tree fell on his home....
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LIC becoming attractive place for small start-ups
Is Long Island City becoming the city’s newest and hottest spot for start-ups? The western Queens neighborhood received a lot of attention last week for its burgeoning culture of small tech start-u...
Oct 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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2012 Endorsements: Addabbo, Meng Get Our Nod
In the 15th State Senate seat, Republican councilman Eric Ulrich has been able to pour an obscene amount of money into the race, as State Republicans smell blood in the water in this district. Even...
Oct 24, 2012 | 3 3 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens man arrested in failed attack on Fed Reserve
Tried to detonate a van loaded with explosives Wednesday morning
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$71M to help maintain CUNY schools
City elected officials announced last week that the maintenance budget for the City University of New York will increase by $71 million. This money will be used to help with issues with fire alarm ...
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MLS head visits Queens chamber to push stadium
Wants to bring a pro soccer franchise to borough
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Residents grill DEP about flooding issues
But department has few answers to give
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Holy Cross monument remembers 9/11 victims
Holy Cross High School honored law enforcement, fire and emergency medical personnel with a special First Responders Mass last week, in conjunction with the unveiling of a memorial for the 17 membe...
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When it comes to maternity care, NYHQ really delivers
Hospital honored for sixth year in row for excellence in field
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Differing views on opening of Queens transfer station
Sometimes you have to talk trash. This is exactly what opponents of the solid waste transfer station in College Point did on Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Flushing Branch of the Queens Library. Assemb...
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Racial slurs written on car
Racial slurs were scrawled on the windows of a store front on Union Street, as well as a Chinese-owned media company’s van in Downtown Flushing last weekend. The van, which was branded with the log...
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Ex-Rikers officer gives kids a taste of prison
Former corrections officer Lorenzo Steele Jr. wasn’t allowed to carry a gun on Rikers Island, but he was allowed to carry a camera, which he used to begin a second career. Steele uses the graphic i...
Sep 19, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens College to host series of business forums
Queens College will be turning out students of finance at its next business forum on Friday, September 21. The forum will feature guest speaker Jill Schlesinger, editor-at-large for CBS's MoneyWatc...
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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"Happy Birthday to You" is credited to Patty Hill and is usually sung before a person blows out the candles on their birthday cake like this one seen in Kuala Lumpur on June 19, 2010Los Angeles (AFP) - "Happy Birthday to You," one of the world's most recognizable songs, looks finally set to be free for everyone to sing. In a settlement submitted to a federal court in Los Angeles on Monday, the publishing house agreed to pay $14 million and end its efforts to collect royalties for the song. "By declaring the song to be in the public domain, the settlement will end more than 80 years of uncertainty regarding the disputed copyright," the settlement submitted by plaintiffs to the court said.


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FILE -- In this Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, Iraqi security forces celebrate as they hold a flag of the Islamic State group they captured in Ramadi, 70 miles (115 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq. Iraqi security forces and the U.S.-led coalition say the government has regained full control of Ramadi after pushing Islamic State group fighters out of the city's outskirts. The Ministry of Interior said in a statement Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 that a road linking Ramadi to the capital Baghdad is also back under government control. (AP Photo, File)BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi government forces have regained full control of Ramadi after pushing Islamic State group fighters out of the city's outskirts, according to Iraqi security forces and the U.S.-led coalition. The announcement, more than a month after Ramadi was first declared liberated in December, underscores the slow nature of Iraqi ground operations despite heavy backing from U.S.-led coalition airstrikes.


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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland General Assembly on Tuesday overrode Republican Gov. Larry Hogan's veto of a bill with the help of a lawmaker who was allowed to vote twice: once as a member of the House and again as a senator.
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