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What about Wellness Programs as Part of Health Coverage?
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Today many companies offering health insurance also provide wellness programs, which are a preventative medicine approach to health. Today, 94 percent of employers with more than 400 employees and ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update  Queens home sales are down for the third month in a row from August – October. Home sales are also remaining significantly below last year’s levels, according to t...
Forest Hills Food Crawl
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
The Chamber and All The Tastes of New York would love to invite you to our first Forest Hills Food Crawl, a culinary journey through Forest Hills happening this Wednesday, November 12th ! A Food Cr...
What Is the Professional Exception to Employment At-Will Termination?
Nov 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 151 151 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans As described in our earlier blog article, there are exceptions to at-will employment terminations, making them unlawful, and termination based on discrimination is one of th...
Downhome Country Breakfast
Nov 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 296 296 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kiwanis Club of Maspeth presents their DOWNHOME COUNTRY BREAKFAST on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 from 8AM - 12PM.  Location: Martin Luther HS, 60-02 Maspeth Avenue Juice, Buttermilk Pancakes, Sa...
Can You Be the Executor of an Estate in New York if You Don’t Live in the State?
Oct 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 203 203 recommendations | email to a friend
Posted on October 23, 2014 by BonnieLawston If your loved one has died in New York, with a valid will, trust or estate plan there, but you live in another state, you may be uncertain if you can, or...
Need Advice from a $500/hour Immigration Lawyer?
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Are you an artist from another country? Ever wonder if you qualify for US Immigration’s so-called “Artist visa”? Are those visas only for visual or performing artists? How do you get a Green Card a...
What Real Estate Lawyers Do
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 260 260 recommendations | email to a friend
In several real estate transactions, especially in it comes to the sale of a house, you can find a lawyer taking an important role. Though they aren’t necessarily needed in real estate transactions...
Legal Eligibility For Workers Compensation & Disability
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
Except in special cases, worker’s compensation covers most employees because most companies are required to purchase some form of insurance to cover their employees. However, the scope of benefits ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: OCT 2014
Oct 22, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 258 258 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of Queens home sales reached its second-highest rate of 2014 in September, but was slightly slower than the previous month and remains below 2013 levels. P...

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Financing needed, but Flushing Commons is coming
It's been a quiet summer on the Flushing Commons front, but the $850 million redevelopment of Municipal Parking Lot #1 in downtown Flushing is moving ahead. “Going forward we have to start thinking...
Oct 05, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mets Alums Support James Beard Foundation
Several big name Mets alums showcased their skills away from the baseball diamond last Wednesday at CitiField, and at the same time came out in support of a good cause. Formers Mets stars such as D...
Oct 01, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Theater celebrates milestone in expansion
The Queens Theatre in the Park (QTIP) just got bigger and better. Spirits ran high at a ribbon-cutting ceremony last Thursday marking the completion of phase one of the theater's $27 million expans...
Sep 28, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols urge governor to sign hospital closure bill
Would require community input before facility shuts down
Sep 28, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Federal disaster aid not coming soon, if at all
FEMA officials surveying storm damage to see if city qualifies
Sep 28, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Soldier fulfills a promise he made before going to Iraq
Cuts down the yellow ribbons that awaited his safe return
Sep 21, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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QBG plans to regrow after the storm
Half an hour before Cosmos Night was set to begin on September 16, the Queens Botanical Garden was enveloped by heavy wind and rain. It later became clear that the disturbance had left much of the ...
Sep 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols call on Feds to declare Queens a disaster area
In the wake of a violent tornado that tore through New York City Thursday evening, leaving thousands of New Yorkers with severe property damage and without electricity, elected officials gathered i...
Sep 18, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pennsylvania woman killed in storm
A Pennsylvania woman who pulled over on the Grand Central Parkway during Thursday evenings powerful storms was killed when a tree fell on her car. Aline Levakis, 30, was on the Grand Central Parkwa...
Sep 17, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brief storm wreaks havoc in Flushing
Trees, power lines downed
Sep 16, 2010 | 2 2 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Friends to host breast cancer fundraiser
Toni Sheridan and Christina Corsini of Middle Village have participated in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer for years. Now, the two friends have decided to throw a fundraiser at Fillmore’s Tavern in...
Sep 14, 2010 | 3 3 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cosmos Night planned for Queens Botanical Garden
When the leaves on trees start to change color, many people know autumn is here. For people of Korean descent, nothing says fall like the blooming of a Cosmos plant. In Flushing, where there is a l...
Sep 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free health fair focuses on Hepatitis B
The New York Hospital of Queens (NYHQ) announced last Thursday that it will be hosting a Flushing health fair on Sunday, September 19, in conjunction with non-profit organization Association for Ch...
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Queens vet gets a warm welcome on return home
Holy Cross grad was stationed in Iraq
Sep 07, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Foodies delight their taste buds at 'Feastival'
Wendy Chan is no stranger to the world of food trade shows. Her New York-based marketing and consulting firm, Definity Marketing, specializes in business development, strategic planning and event p...
Sep 07, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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A woman leaves a destroyed house after it was damaged by recent shelling in the western part of Donetsk, eastern UkraineBERLIN (Reuters) - The number of Germans supporting European Union economic sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis has risen in the last month and a large majority supports Chancellor Angela Merkel's toughening stance, a poll on Friday found. The Politbarometer poll for ZDF television found 58 percent back the EU sanctions even if they damage the German economy, up from 52 percent a month ago. The poll also found that 76 percent backed the sharper tone of Merkel's recent criticisms of President Vladimir Putin's policies. ...


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Shoppers head into Target just after thei doors opened at midnight on Black Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in South Portland, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)NEW YORK (AP) — Stores are welcoming a second wave of shoppers in what has become a two-day kickoff to the holiday shopping season.


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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says six Afghan soldiers have been killed in an attack on a military base in the southern Helmand province that lasted more than 14 hours.
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