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Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
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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 | 190 190 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?
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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?
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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
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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
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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
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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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A chat and mango juice with new the Queens poet laureate
Maria Lisella talks eavesdropping, culture and poetry's influence
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens car dealer busted for misleading practices
Ripped-off customers get over $13.5 million in restitution
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Nonagenarian inspires Queens yoga class
At 91, Ronnie Arond shows no signs of slowing down
Jun 18, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Whitestone street now honors longtime resident
Remembered for the impact he had on local community
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Flushing carnival about inclusion
Flushing community leaders last week announced a Carnival for All Children that will be held at Public School 20 on June 30. It will be free to all families and children in the neighborhood. The in...
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Fireworks celebration announced at Fort Totten
Pol hopes event will become annual tradition
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Queens celebrates 50th & 75th anniversaries of World's Fair
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In Flushing, 143 new units of affordable housing
New Macedonia Plaza had overwhelming 30,000 applicants
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Pomonok Houses get security upgrade
Officials argue 30 cameras in 8 buildings is still not enough
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A little more park(ing) to love at Little Bay Park
The Parks Department celebrated the opening of a different kind of “park” in Bayside last week, and while it wasn't your usual open space with grass and trees, it was no less welcomed by local resi...
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Queens College recognizes its Class of 2015
2,500 students receive diplomas at 91st commencement
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Displaced Willets biz owners go on hunger strike
Want more time from city to relocate
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In housing push, city turns eye to Flushing West
Officials reach out to community as first step in rezoning
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Officials mark progress in restoring Alley Pond Park wetlands
Celebrate EPA issuance of Clean Water Rule
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NE Queen Honors Veterans for Memorial Day
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry warned Syria's government and its backers in Moscow and Tehran on Tuesday that they face an August deadline for starting a political transition to move President Bashar Assad out, or they risk the consequences of a new U.S. approach toward ending the 5-year-old civil war.
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 28, 2016, file photo, trader David O'Day works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. companies are on track for their third straight decline in quarterly earnings, the worst streak since the financial crisis, a result of low oil prices and weak economic growth. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Are we there yet? It's another weak quarter on Wall Street, but there are some signs corporate America will come out of its recent funk.


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A photograph of smoke is displayed as members of a safety oversight group deliver a presentation on the probable cause of the Jan. 12, 2015 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Metrorail accident near the L'Enfant Plaza during a National Transportation Safety Board meeting in Washington, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)WASHINGTON (AP) — A fire that caused a Washington subway train to fill with smoke inside a downtown tunnel last year, killing one passenger and sickening dozens, can be traced to poor maintenance and ineffective inspection practices by the city's beleaguered transit authority, federal investigators said Tuesday.


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