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What about Wellness Programs as Part of Health Coverage?
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 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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Cambia Tu Vida Campaign
On Sunday, Bishop Nicolas Dimarzio, Senator Charles Schumer and Catholic Migration Services of the Diocese of Brooklyn and other community leaders announced the launch of a major media and outreach...
Mar 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hillcrest school takes on green awareness initiative
National Wildlife Federation awards P.S. 154 the Green Flag
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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
Feb 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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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
Feb 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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A protester holds a sign outside a burning Walgreens drug store after a grand jury returned no indictment in the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriBy Daniel Wallis and Edward McAllister FERGUSON, Mo.(Reuters) - Protesters in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson on Friday planned to clean up a drugstore damaged in this week's racially charged rioting but a line of police and National Guard troops blocked the entrance. The Walgreen Co. store was one of several buildings that were looted or burned on Monday after a decision by a grand jury not to indict a white police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in August. Ferguson was quiet on Thursday night with National Guard troops and Humvees posted at previous trouble spots. ...


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Sabrina Kelley makes some sale purchases as Patricia Graham helps her at a register on Black Friday at Berkeley Mall in Goldsboro, N.C., Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/The Goldsboro News-Argus, Melissa Key) MANDATORY CREDITNEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday has become the second wave the kick-off to the holiday shopping season, with stores opening earlier on Thanksgiving.


2014-11-28 11:42:14 -0500
By Nnekule Ikemfuna KANO, Nigeria (Reuters) - Gunmen set off three bombs and fired on worshippers at the central mosque of north Nigeria's biggest city Kano for Friday prayers, witnesses said, an attack that bore the hallmarks of Islamist Boko Haram militants. It was not immediately possible to determine a reliable death toll in the chaotic aftermath of the attack but the area had been densely packed with worshippers. A police spokesman in Kano declined to make any immediate comment. "These people have bombed the mosque. ...
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