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Implications of the Recent Retail Wage Increases
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Setphen D. Hans Recently, Wal-Mart announced its decision to raise the base wage of its employees. Wal-Mart plans to increase wages for close to 40 percent of its workforce. As of April, wo...
Coming Soon: 3 Family Brick Residential Home in East Elmhurst. ASKING $999,000
Mar 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Will Introduce another 3 Family for Sale in East Elmhurst NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely East Elmhurst 3 Family Home for Sale. Offe...
Just Listed Single Family Brick Home for Sale in Briarwood NY. Asking $750k
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George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another Single Family Home for Sale in Kew Garden Hills NY!!!   Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Kew Garden Hiils One Family Home...
Wal-Mart Hit by EEOC with Age and Disability Discrimination Suit
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Sometimes hearing about a discrimination case is the best way for employers to understand potential liability. People would expect a company the size of Wal-Mart to have ant...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: MAR 2015
Mar 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
March 2015 Queens NY Market Update Homes sales declined in February on a monthly basis, and continued to show declines year-over-year. Prices followed a similar pattern as the sales, posting a mont...
Just Listed: 1 Bedroom Coop For Sale at Station Square in Forest Hills, NY 11375
Mar 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale at Station Square in Forest Hills NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop for Sale. Of...
Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Mar 06, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 359 359 recommendations | email to a friend
A good roof is perhaps one of the most important investments a homeowner can make. Any good investment requires good maintenance. One of the most crucial factors in upholding a roofing system is th...
JUST LISTED: 2br Coop For Sale at Windsor Oaks in Bayside, NY!
Mar 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br Coop for Sale at Windsor Oaks in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered for sa...
JUST LISTED: 2br 2bth Coop for Sale at the Mayflower in Forest Hills NY
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 155 155 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br 2bth Coop for Sale at the Mayflower in Forest Hills NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop for Sale...
Do You Have to Pay On-Call Employees for Their Time On-Call?
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans When you hire certain employees for on-call services, questions often arise about wages and hours. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) addresses the issue of on-call employe...

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Senior centers must fight for survival
State cut would close 53 centers in BK and Queens
Mar 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Panelists discuss the future of the development of Queens
Last Friday, as various civic leaders met at a breakfast forum held at Queens College, new plans were unveiled and discussed regarding the improvement of the quality of life for various Queens neig...
Mar 08, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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College Point senior center facing closure
State Senator Tony Avella was joined by dozens of worried senior citizens to protest the potential closure of the Angelo Petromelis Senior Center on College Point. The center is one of the potentia...
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YMCA gets $1M job-training grant
The Flushing YMCA just got a little more flush with cash. Congressman Gary Ackerman announced last week that he helped secure a $1 million federal grant for the YMCA in Flushing. The money will be ...
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Weiner, Ferraras call for sexist statue to be sold on Craigslist
It is a statue that is said to represent the victory of good over evil. Called "Civic Virtue," it was handed over to Queens in 1941 by former Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia after being stationed in front...
Mar 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vallone all alone in fight over Queensboro
Standing up to one mayor is tough. What is like taking on two? Councilman Peter Vallone, Jr. found out the hard way by speaking out against a city proposal to rename the Queensboro Bridge after for...
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Halloran comes out against White House rezone project
Says he won't support plan that rezones residences
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Weiner study shows major budget cuts could hit Queens
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Tensions simmering over planned White House expansion
Two homeowners on block opposed to rezoning
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For the homebound, Mail-A-Book is a dream
A program at the Queens Village library makes it easy for disabled to receive books
Feb 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community wants input on Flushing waterfront development
The Flushing area has seen its share of developments over the last few years and a plan to construct another development on College Point Boulevard will not forge ahead without adequate community i...
Feb 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Send-a-Vet-a-Valentine
Valentine’s Day is a day filled with love and giving, but not just for lovers alone. On February 11, State Senator Malcolm Smith and the Queens Chapter 32 Vietnam Veterans of America decided to sho...
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Lunar New Year Parade 2011
The annual Flushing Lunar New Year Parade was held this past Saturday. The parade began outside the 109th Precinct on Union Street and marched through the streets of Downtown Flushing as thousands ...
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Queens Botanical Garden replacing senior garden
Seniors “devastated' over planned change
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Pol rallies to make Lunar New Year an official holiday
The Lunar New Year starts out every year with festivities. Children in various schools perform traditional Chinese and Korean songs and dances, and people from different cultures admire the celebra...
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Shiite Huthi militiamen sit on a pick-up truck mounted with a heavy machine-gun in the Yememi capital Sanaa on March 26, 2015UN staff were evacuated from Yemen's capital Saturday after a third night of Saudi-led air strikes, as President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi urged his Arab allies to bomb Iranian-backed rebels into submission. A Sunni Arab coalition, led by Saudi Arabia and other Gulf monarchies, is battling to avoid having a pro-Iran regime on its doorstep, as Shiite Huthi rebels tighten the noose around Hadi's southern stronghold Aden. "I call for this operation to continue until this gang surrenders and withdraws from all locations it has occupied in every province," Hadi told an Arab League summit in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh. "I say to Iran's puppet and whoever is with him, you are the one who destroyed Yemen with your political immaturity," Hadi said.


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In this Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 photo West African migrants walk on train tracks on their way towards the border with Macedonia near the town of Evzonoi, Greece. The tide of hopeful migrants pours through the vulnerable 'back-door' countries in the hope of entering the 28-nation European Union, and although most people don't make it, the human tide continues to grow, according to Frontex, the EU agency that helps governments police the bloc’s leaky frontiers. (AP Photo/Dalton Bennett)THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Migrants from Africa, Asia and the Middle East take many routes to cross illegally into the European Union, and all are fraught with likely disappointment and occasional danger. The newest path, through the EU's Balkans back door, comes with a cruel twist: an epic 250-kilometer (150-mile) walk that is surging in popularity even though most who try it fail.


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Somali soldiers take position after a bomb that was detonated at the gate of one of Mogadishu's most popular hotel. Friday, March, 27, 2015, A Somali police official says a suicide bomber has detonated his explosives-laden car at the gate of a hotel popular with government officials in Mogadishu. Capt. Mohamed Hussein says gunfire could be heard inside the Maka-Mukarramah Hotel, but it was not clear if any gunmen had managed to penetrate the hotel's gate( AP P hoto/Farah Abdi Warsameh)MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Blood spattered utensils, bullet-pocked walls and overturned chairs mark the reception area of a prominent hotel in the Somali capital following an attack by Islamic extremists that killed at least 24, including six attackers.


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