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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 | 170 170 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 | 210 210 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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Pols continues call for community oversight on schools
Want input over location of new schools
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Time Warner opens store in Flushing
Elected officials and community leaders gathered at Flushing’s SkyView Center last week to celebrate the opening of a new Time Warner Cable store, the second in the borough. Called an “experience” ...
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Pedestrian plaza denounced by Flushing residents
Say it would remove main access point to Roosevelt
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Queens residents sick of real estate fliers
Pol introduces 'cease and desist’ bill
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She is the bus champion, my friends
Group honors Queens assemblywoman for her advocacy
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First planning meeting held to battle juvenile prison
On Friday night, a persistent Queens Village community took new steps to prevent a juvenile delinquent center from opening in their neighborhood. The first of many scheduled planning meetings orche...
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Pol, non-profits feed hungry families
Art of Men hands out 500 free meals at Pomonok
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City Council allocates $500,000 for new labor centers
The city’s day laborers could soon have more regulated centers to find work after a recent $500,000 allocation in this year’s budget towards maintaining and opening new facilities, a major step, ad...
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Community rallies again to protest juvenile detention center
Hope to follow South Ozone Park's lead with audit, lawsuit
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Senator urges the passing of religious law
Would recognize Hindu, Sikh and Islamic faiths for incorporation
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Workers center announces wage theft clinic
Organizers say governor’s task force misses the point
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At Fort Totten, elected officials call for increased security
Base director says public park makes security 'complex'
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Pols seek relief from airplane noise
Make national recommendations to address potentially harmful noise
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Audit alleges NYCHA underreported repair backlog
Comptroller says housing authority underreported by 50,000
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Cyclists tour Brooklyn-Queens Greenway
Pol leads riders on trek through eastern Queens
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File-This April 19, 2016, file photo shows Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro greeting supporters upon his arrival to Bolivar Square to celebrate the 206th anniversary of the call for independence from Spain, in Caracas, Venezuela. The president is ordering a 30 percent increase in the minimum wage, the latest move by the socialist government to grapple with high inflation and economic stagnation. The boost announced Saturday, April 30, 2016, by Maduro comes after a 25 percent increase on March 1. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano, File)CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's president is ordering a 30 percent increase in the minimum wage, the latest move by the socialist government to grapple with high inflation and economic stagnation.


2016-05-01 00:02:03 -0400

Berlin has begun restricting private property rentals through Airbnb and similar online platforms, threatening hefty fines in a controversial move meant to keep housing affordable for localsBerlin has begun restricting private property rentals through Airbnb and similar online platforms, threatening hefty fines in a controversial move meant to keep housing affordable for locals. The German capital fears that the growing trend of people letting out apartments to tourists through sites such as Airbnb, Wimdu and 9Flats is cutting into a limited property supply and driving up rents. It is "a necessary and sensible instrument against the housing shortage in Berlin," said Andreas Geisel, Berlin's head of urban development.


2016-04-30 23:58:57 -0400

President Barack Obama concludes his remarks after speaking at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner at the Washington Hilton in Washington, Saturday, April 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)WASHINGTON (AP) — Even though President Barack Obama and his wife can't wait to get out of the White House, being a lame duck can hurt a guy.


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