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Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 194 194 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 | 235 235 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?
Mar 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 234 234 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Mar 08, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 286 286 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 329 329 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Feb 22, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 365 365 recommendations | email to a friend
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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Transgender community latest to join stop-and-frisk debate
Say stops are leading to improper prostitution arrests
Jun 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Botanical Garden hosts annual Rose Gala
The Queens Botanical Garden hosted its 17th Annual Rose Gala last Thursday evening on the patio of its visitor's center. This year's theme was “Honoring Strong Women in Communities” and called atte...
Jun 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC CoolRoofs enters third season
How cool is your roof? Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri and Chief Service Officer Diahann Billings-Burford launched the third season of NYC CoolRoofs, a citywide initiative to encourage prope...
Jun 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens College honors 2,500 graduates of 2012
More than 2,500 graduates received degrees at the 88th Queens College Commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 31st, armed with the knowledge they gained at the school and the encouraging words they ...
Jun 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parkway Village makes the list
The rich history of one Queens development is now officially recongnized. Assemblyman Rory Lancman held a ceremony with residents of Parkway Village in Kew Gardens Hills to commemorate its listing ...
May 30, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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A little bit of lot to be developed
It's not necessarily the large-scale development the Bloomberg administration envisioned when it sold Flushing Municipal Lot 1 to a developer, but work will finally get started at the site. It was ...
May 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens carousels open for Memorial Day weekend
It was in danger of being closed for good, but the Forest Park Carousel will reopen to the public just in time for the unofficial start of summer. On Saturday, May 25, the carousel, which has been ...
May 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lancman fights federal overdevelopment
Assemblyman Rory Lancman stood with local Flushing civic leaders near Bowne Park on Friday, May 18, to unveil a four-part legislative package to combat federal overdevelopment in residential neighb...
May 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liu Audit: Company paid $850,000 for faulty homework help
At tutoring company contracted with the Education Department collected $850,000 in questionable payments for dubious bills, according to an audit conducted by Comptroller John Liu's office. The aud...
May 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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2013 All-Star Game will be played at Citi Field
It might be a good thing the fences were shortened at Citi Field, otherwise the Home Run Derby contest in 2013 might have been a little boring. Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig visited ...
May 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC pols look to counter federal measures
Want undocumented residents to feel safe reporting domestic abuse
May 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avella blasts Sanitation for recent fines from new rule
But department says change meant to help New Yorkers
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NYC celebrates Obama's support for gay marriage
The day after President Barack Obama announced his support for gay marriage on national television, members of the New York City Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) community took to th...
May 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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2012 Queens Taste a delicious hit
Nearly 1,000 people attended the 2012 Queens Taste event on Tuesday, May 1, at Citi Field's Caesar's Club, where they enjoyed food and beverages from 47 local vendors. Hosted by the Queens Economic...
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Water board raises rate by 7 percent
The Water Board voted to increase the 2013 rate by 7 percent last week, despite weeks of opposition from the public in hearings held around the city. Although the rate is the lowest increase in sev...
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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In this Nov. 6, 2002, photo, Charlie Keating IV, 16, poses for a photo in Phoenix for an upcoming series on the Discovery channel that he took part in. The Navy SEAL killed in Iraq on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, was identified as Charlie Keating IV, 31, a former Phoenix high school star distance runner and the grandson of the late Arizona financier involved in the 1980s savings and loan scandal. (Sherrie Buzby/The Arizona Republic via AP) MARICOPA COUNTY OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDITPHOENIX (AP) — He was a former Phoenix high school star distance runner who was the grandson of an Arizona financier involved in the 1980s savings and loan scandal.


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FILE - In this April 28, 2016 file photo, Defense Secretary Ash Carter testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The NATO alliance is considering establishing a rotational ground force in the Baltic states and possibly Poland, reflecting deepening worry about Russian military assertiveness, Carter said Monday, May 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — U.S. defense Secretary Ash Carter says the latest American combat death in Iraq shows the military campaign against the Islamic State is "far from over."


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Riot police run down the street to disperse supporters of Kenya's opposition before their rally at the Uhuru park grounds in NairobiBy Humphrey Malalo NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan police have arrested a suspected key member of an Islamist militant group that was plotting attacks similar to one in 2013 on the Westgate shopping mall that killed at least 67 people, authorities said on Tuesday. Militant attacks mostly by al Shabaab militants from neighbouring Somalia have increased in recent years in Kenya, which has a large Muslim population concentrated mostly along its Indian Ocean coast. President Uhuru Kenyatta sent troops into Somalia in 2011 to join African Union military operations against al Shabaab that have driven it out of its major territorial strongholds but not ended its ability to carry out selective, deadly attacks.


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