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Queens Home Team Awarded Top Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II for Most Units Sold in 2014!
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The Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty, led by George & Abigail Herrera, were recently honored at the Keller Williams Realty Landmark II awards ceremony in Astoria, NY. Out of 160 Agents, Q...
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as ObamaCare)
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Author; Donna Stefans Re:Obamacare The Health insurance reporting requirements on the 2014 tax return are a bit complicated. If you and your family were covered by an employer health care plan for ...
A Different Slant on Class-Based Hiring Discrimination
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Most employers are familiar with the pitfalls of discriminating against applicants in protected classes under Civil Rights laws. For the most part, African Americans, Hispan...
← How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants? Are Employers Free from Liability When Using Staffing Agencies to Terminate Employees?
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Companies often find that staffing agencies are valuable resources for helping them fill temporary or permanent positions and for handling human resources issues. However, recently, an outside staf...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants?
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JANUARY 2015
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January 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of existing home sales increased in December, but remained below that in the same month of the previous year. Home prices declined as we moved in to t...
Negligence of Oregon Hospital Led to Wrongful Death of Patient
Jan 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:  Mark H. Sackstein, Esq. All it takes is one small mistake for a disaster to occur. No matter how much research is done when choosing a hospital, it is impossible to predict a situation suc...
Matching Workouts With the Results You Want
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I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard friends complain about not getting the results they want, despite how much energy they’re putting into their workout.  People who want bigger muscles go t...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants?
Jan 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the way...
Immersed in ancient times; the performance of Aida at the Metropolitan Opera. A review.
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   Imagine being immersed in an ancient world, with colossal stone columns, palaces and images of deities, a marvelous music surrounding you and, thank God, no ce...

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Hillcrest school takes on green awareness initiative
National Wildlife Federation awards P.S. 154 the Green Flag
Mar 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Groups ask for funding at beep budget hearing
Queens Borough President Melinda Katz held the annual budget hearing last week at Borough Hall, where over 152 organizations testified and asked for financial assistance. The budget is negotiated b...
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MTA delays LIRR Strike
Negotiations remain at a standstill
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Make the Road New York hosts pre-K town hall
Group advocates for community support in Albany
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Queens Library board moves ahead with audit
Meets with press to clear the air on CEO pay
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Conservancy president pushes virtues of Flushing Meadows
Things have gotten better, but a still a long way to go
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Dillingham ready to bring change to education in Queens
Borough President Melinda Katz has named Forest Hills resident Deborah Dillingham the new Queens representative on the Panel for Educational Policy (PEP). “I am honored that Borough President Melin...
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Lawsuit to stop mega-mall on Citi Field parking lot
Argue project improperly takes current park land
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Mets icon and Hall of Fame legend passes away
For five decades, Ralph Kiner was the voice of the Mets
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Katz takes tour of the New York State Pavilion
Supports efforts to preserve World's Fair relic
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Scenes from the 2014 Lunar New Year Parade
The Flushing Lunar New Year Parade was held on Saturday, February 8. Thousands lined the streets to watch the colorful event and welcome the Year of the Horse. (All Photos: Michael O'Kane)
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Christian Doran, 28, co-founder of People for the Pavilion passes
Christian Doran, co-founder of People for the Pavilion, passed away on Saturday from an asthma attack. Doran, 28, was a Maspeth resident involved in a movement to preserve the New York State Pavili...
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A sweet success from Israel
Moving to America in 2001, woman is living her dream
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Elected officials call for more bussing in Eastern Queens
Lack of funding for buses is a growing problem
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Traffic-calming measures taken on Francis Lewis Boulevard
Francis Lewis Boulevard near the intersection of 21st Avenue is known to nearby residents as a hot zone for speeders and dangerous driving. Picking up where former Councilman Leroy Comrie left off,...
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PARIS/ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis will meet with his French counterpart Michel Sapin in Paris on Sunday, the French finance ministry said on Saturday. Late on Friday, a source close to the French president's office told Reuters that President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel "agreed that it is important to respect the choices of the Greek people and for Greece to respect its commitments" to the holders of its debt. "There is a need for dialogue and exchange to better understand the intentions of the Greek government," the source said after Hollande and Merkel met over dinner in the French city of Strasbourg. The new Greek government wants to renegotiate the country's debt and end the austerity measures that it says its EU partners have imposed on Greece.
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Greece will look after investors' interests and wants to bring in new foreign investment, Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis told a newspaper on Saturday after a turbulent week in which the new government halted a series of privatisations. "Our commitment to investors who have invested in the country's productive network will remain untouched and not only that, but we also aim to attract new, immediate investment from abroad through transparent procedures which will safeguard our mutual interests," he told the weekly Agora newspaper. Doubts about foreign investment in Greece were fuelled by the new leftwing government's decision to halt privatisation projects including the sale of the country's biggest port and to review its options on a Canadian-run goldmine, one of Greece's biggest foreign investments.
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Serena Williams celebrates victory against Maria Sharapova in the Australian Open finalMelbourne (AFP) - 10:56 GMT - Trophy - Williams is now making her way around the court with the silver cup, a broad smile across her face as the camera flashes light up the stadium.


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