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What about Wellness Programs as Part of Health Coverage?
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 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 | 86 86 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 | 110 110 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 | 153 153 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 | 300 300 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 | 206 206 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 | 263 263 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 | 252 252 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 | 260 260 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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Workers rally at LaGuardia Airport for fair wages
After nearly two years of steady protesting, airport workers and union members renewed their call for better wages at a rally inside LaGuardia Airport last week. Members of 32BJ SEIU and workers em...
Nov 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Advocacy group calls on stricter DEP stormwater response
A coalition of over 70 local and national organizations has submitted a letter to the city calling the Flushing Creek Long Term Control Plan (LTCP) “deeply flawed, both in process and in substance....
Nov 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol pushes ban on cell phone use for bicyclists
A New York City politician wants bike riders to keep their hands off their phones and on their handlebars. Councilman Mark Treyger introduced legislation at last week’s City Council stated meeting ...
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New Flushing business group to launch next month
Supporters say new chamber vital to assisting small biz
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Veterans property tax bill signed into law
Pol promised late assemblyman to see it through
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2014 NYC Library Awards to recognize top branches
The nominations for the top New York City libraries are coming in as the second annual NYC Neighborhood Library Awards competition is now underway. The Stavros Niarchos Foundation and the Charles H...
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Vaughn College inducts the school’s first female president
New administration head takes over at the heals of $40 million renovation
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Not for sale! Pol targets aggressive real estate agents
A state senator from Queens plans to introduce new legislation that would protect residents in Queens from receiving unwanted and sometimes aggressive offers to buy their homes. State Senator Tony ...
Nov 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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AT&T awards $800,000 to fund local education initiatives
Two years after AT&T’s Aspire program awarded grants to two Flushing-based organizations in its inaugural year, last week the company committed another $800,000 to support local education initiativ...
Nov 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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SBA administrator visits Bayside businesses
Owners discuss hardships in current economic climate
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Innovative programs prep high schoolers for college
Schools in Queens Village offer credits beyond AP courses
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Local 237 members accuse leadership of election fraud
Over 5,000 votes uncounted in October elections, sources say
Nov 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Republicans take control of State Senate
Queens voters stick with their Democratic incumbents
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Permanent Comfort Women exhibit on the way at QCC
Queensborough Community College (QCC) announced the construction of a permanent exhibit in honor of the Korean Comfort Women of WWII today at the Kupferberg Holocaust Center and Archives (KHRCA), l...
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Port Authority hires group to conduct airport noise study
$8 million study scheduled to take three years
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People shout slogans against the military and interior ministry during an Islamist protest in the Cairo suburb of MatariyaCAIRO (Reuters) - Three people including an army general were killed and at least 28 wounded on Friday in militant attacks, some claimed by a group loyal to Islamic State, and clashes at Islamist protests around Egypt, security sources and health officials said. Police were out in force at the demonstrations, organised by a hardline Salafi group calling for removal of the government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the ex-army chief who led the overthrow of elected Islamist president Mohamed Mursi in July 2013. ...


2014-11-29 03:18:21 -0500

A man walks by a sign that reads "Ebola is real" in MonroviaMONROVIA (Reuters) - Liberia's Supreme Court suspended campaigning for next month's senate election on Friday while it considers a petition warning that electioneering risks spreading the Ebola outbreak, the information minister said. A group including some former government officials and political party representatives filed the petition earlier this week for the Dec. 16 vote to be delayed until next year when the outbreak will possibly be over. Liberia, the nation hardest hit by the worst Ebola epidemic on record, has seen over 3,000 of its citizens killed by the disease. ...


2014-11-29 03:17:03 -0500

The remains of the Kano central mosque bombing victim is carried on the top of a car from the Murtala Mohammed specialist Hospital for burial according to Muslim rites, in Kano StateBy Nnekule Ikemfuna KANO, Nigeria (Reuters) - Gunmen set off three bombs and opened fire on worshippers at the main mosque in north Nigeria's biggest city Kano on Friday, killing at least 81 people, witnesses and officials said, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of Islamist Boko Haram militants. Blasts from the coordinated assault rang out as scores of people packed into the ancient building's courtyard for afternoon prayers. "These people have bombed the mosque. I am face to face with people screaming," said local reporter Chijjani Usman. ...


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