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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 | 167 167 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 | 207 207 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?
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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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Bloomberg’s last State of the City from Brooklyn’s new arena
Next batch of mayor hopefuls bash stop-and-frisk policy
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USTA tries to build support for tennis center expansion
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) was shopping their expansion plan for the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center last week, presenting their proposal to both community boards 6 and 9. ...
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Fine foods sampled and gold pans awarded
The best of Queens food showcased
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New anti-gambling coalition to fight casino at Willets Point
In a timely announcement of their formation, the “Don’t Gamble on our Community” coalition met at the RAICES Corona Senior Center last week to discuss the possible impact of a casino in their neigh...
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How to celebrate the Lunar New Year 2013
Some fun activities for your holiday celebration
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Pols honor Intel semifinalist
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DOT helping business comply with new bicycling regs
Delivering safety kits, hosting forums on new rules
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Deserted house in Queens prompts community involvement
Middle-class Auburndale housing development left unfinished
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UPDATE: Man Arrested for trying to lure two Queens teens into his car
UPDATE (2/1/13): Police on Thursday arrested a man they believe tried to lure two teenage girls into a black Escalade on Friday, Jan. 25, in two separate incidents in Queens. Flushing resident Ange...
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Greek immigrants in their own words
New oral history project unveiled at Queens College
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Businesses with delivery bikes face tighter restriction
Business owners who make deliveries on bicycles will have to adhere to a new set of regulations. The changes come after numerous complains about blatant law-breaking by delivery bicyclists. Beginni...
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Helen Marshall’s State of the Borough
In her State of the Borough Address Tuesday morning, Queens Borough President Helen Marshall dedicated the last year of relief and recovery efforts in the district to Dylan Smith, a Belle Harbor ma...
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Vigil calls attention to recent hate crimes
Say those of Middle Eastern descent being targeted
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MTA restores bus lines in Queens
Commuters complaining over the recent fare hike by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority this January can at least see their extra quarter put to good use with the announcement of a number of b...
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Deadline is nearing for disaster relief assistance
SBA reminds victims to apply for loans
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Followers of Iraq's Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr storm in IraqBAGHDAD (AP) — Hundreds of protesters climbed over the blast walls surrounding Baghdad's highly-fortified Green Zone for the first time on Saturday and stormed into parliament, carrying Iraqi flags and chanting against the government.


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A recovery vessel lifts up parts of a crashed helicopter from off the island of Turoey, near Bergen, Norway, as emergency workers on the shoreline attend the scene Friday, April 29, 2016. The helicopter carrying around 13 people from an offshore oil field crashed Friday near the western Norwegian city of Bergen, police said. All aboard the helicopter were killed. (Torstein Boe/NTB scanpix via AP) NORWAY OUTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Emergency crews pulled the wrecked fuselage of an Airbus EC-225 helicopter out of the sea Saturday off western Norway after a crash that killed all 13 people on board.


2016-04-30 08:56:00 -0400

Smoke rises after airstrikes on the rebel-held al-Sakhour neighborhood of AleppoAt least 20 air strikes hit rebel-held areas of Syria's northern city of Aleppo on Saturday, in the ninth straight day of violence in which bombardments by both sides have killed nearly 250 civilians, a monitoring group said. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights did not immediately say whether Syrian government warplanes or Russian jets, which have been supporting Damascus, carried out the strikes. Bombing by the government side on rebel-held areas of Aleppo since April 22 have killed 140 people including 19 children, the Observatory said.


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