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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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A little more 'comfort' in Kissena Park
After decades of advocating for an outhouse in the Kissena Corridor Park, the Parks Department finally erected a public bathroom for local residents. Last Friday, Comptroller John Liu, Queens Parks...
Apr 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents look to put brakes on parking plan
NYCHA will raise parking rates to make up for cuts
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Candidates in Queens beep race meet in Bayside
Bayside stayed out late last Thursday night as Borough President candidates; Tony Avella, Leroy Comrie, Everly Brown, Barry Grodenchik, Melinda Katz, Jose Peralta and Peter Vallone, Jr. met for an ...
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Halloran, Smith arrested by feds on bribery charges
Queens GOP vice chairman Vincent Tabone also arrested in sting
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Labor strike continues at Trade Fair
Call for store to end lockout of meat dept. employees
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A 'new deal' for Roosevelt Avenue
Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras last week announced her “7 Improvements Under The 7 Train” proposal to clean and revitalize Roosevelt Avenue. “If you take a walk down Roosevelt Avenue, there is no de...
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NE Queens residents sound off on airplane noise
Northeast Queens residents upset about the increase in plane noise over their neighborhoods got a chance to make some noise of their own at a meeting with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ...
Mar 21, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another Douglaston home lost to history?
Residents call on LPC to approve historic district
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Legendary coach dies at 82
Jack Curran, the influential coach at Archbishop Molloy high school for the past 55 years, died last Thursday. He was 82. Last month, Curran fell and broke his kneecap while he was on his way to ch...
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Fairness Coalition of Queens report critical of USTA expansion
Community members and elected officials gathered once again in an effort to protect their parkland at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park from the proposed expansion from the United States Tennis Associat...
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Is the time right for an increase in the minimum wage?
Support growing, but it could hurt small biz
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LIC breaks ground on affordable housing residential buildings
Hunter’s Point South residents to expand
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PSAs address issues in Downtown Flushing
Councilman Peter Koo last week unveiled a series of public service announcements aimed at the Chinese community to address quality-of-life issues in Flushing. The first round of PSAs will focus on ...
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New Rikers program to target pre-trial detainees
Looks to decrease rate of inmates who end up back in jail
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Shoddy bridge reconstruction leaves 149th Street closed
Pol calls on DOT to pressure contractor to fix the work
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Children look out from a balcony at a site hit by airstrikes, in the rebel-held area of Aleppo's Bustan al-QasrBy John Davison BEIRUT (Reuters) - Nearly 30 air strikes hit rebel-held areas of Aleppo on Saturday as a temporary "calm" declared by Syria’s military took effect around Damascus and in the northwest. It was the ninth day of deadly bombardments in Aleppo, which has borne the brunt of increased fighting that has all but destroyed a February ceasefire and killed nearly 250 people in the northern city since April 22, a monitoring group said. The Syrian army announced a "regime of calm," or lull in fighting, late on Friday, which Damascus said was designed to salvage the wider ceasefire.


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Storm clouds loom as grounds crew groom the 18th hole before the start of the third round of the PGA Zurich Classic golf tournament at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La., Saturday, April 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Brian Stuard completed his second straight bogey-free round to take a one-shot lead in the waterlogged Zurich Classic.


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Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson (9) raises his hand after scoring a goal during the first period of Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinals against the New York Islanders, Saturday, April 30, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Johnson continues to have postseason success.


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