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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 | 162 162 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?
Mar 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 202 202 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Mar 08, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 258 258 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 302 302 recommendations | email to a friend
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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Pols: ban sex offenders from libraries
Call for measure following arrest in Flushing incident
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Parks commissioner Estelle Cooper indicted for theft
Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced Tuesday that Estelle Cooper, the former administrator of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park and executive director of Unisphere, Inc., a non-profit con...
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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City kicks off summer employment program
Mayor Michael Bloomberg visited the Queens Botanical Garden on Thursday, July 5, to kick off this year’s installment of the Summer Youth Experience initiative. About 31,700 young New Yorkers will t...
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Pols fear move in works for Bayside Post Office
The current Bayside Post Office might be filling out a “change of address” form of its own soon. Congressman Gary Ackerman on Monday criticized the United States Postal Service for planning to clos...
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The Art of Shopping
Art on view at Sky View
Jun 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meng, Jeffries & Velazquez winners on Primary Day
Voters in Queens and Brooklyn went to the polls Tuesday to cast their vote in three Democratic Congressional primaries and one Republican Senate primary. In the 6th Congressional District, longtime...
Jun 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYPD yet to review crime reporting policies
A three-person Crime Reporting Review Committee appointed by Police Commissioner Ray Kelly is yet to fulfill a pledge to review the Police Department's policies regarding crime reports. According t...
Jun 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYPD to update polices on dealing with LGBT community
Will specifically deal with transgender interactions
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Mayor announces deal to redevelop portion of Willets Point
Project will focus on 126th Street and Citi Field parking lot
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Mayor announces deal to redevelop portion of Willets Point
Project will focus on 126th Street and Citi Field parking lot
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Queens College hosts business and banking forum
Queens College hosted a Business Forum Breakfast on Friday, June 8, where scholarships were awarded and Investors Bank President and CEO Kevin Cummings discussed “Banking and the Community” in his ...
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Transgender community latest to join stop-and-frisk debate
Say stops are leading to improper prostitution arrests
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Queens Botanical Garden hosts annual Rose Gala
The Queens Botanical Garden hosted its 17th Annual Rose Gala last Thursday evening on the patio of its visitor's center. This year's theme was “Honoring Strong Women in Communities” and called atte...
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NYC CoolRoofs enters third season
How cool is your roof? Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri and Chief Service Officer Diahann Billings-Burford launched the third season of NYC CoolRoofs, a citywide initiative to encourage prope...
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Queens College honors 2,500 graduates of 2012
More than 2,500 graduates received degrees at the 88th Queens College Commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 31st, armed with the knowledge they gained at the school and the encouraging words they ...
Jun 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed an Air Force general to be the first female officer to lead one of the military's warfighting commands.
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OSLO/LONDON (Reuters) - The British civil aviation authority said it was suspending flights of Airbus Super Puma helicopters of the same type that crashed off the west coast of Norway on Friday. "Following the accident, the UK CAA has issued an instruction to stop any commercial passenger flights by UK operators flying the Airbus EC225LP helicopter," a spokesman for the regulator said in an email. (Reporting by Karolin Schaps; Writing by Gwladys Fouche; Editing by Andrew Heavens)
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FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2014 file photo, violinist Rachel Barton appears at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Pine says an American Airlines flight attendant and captain would not allow her violin as a carry-on from Chicago to Albuquerque, N.M. She says federal regulations and the airline’s own policy specifically permit violins as carry-ons. American spokeswoman Leslie Scott says the American Eagle flight captain determined that the instrument could not be safely secured in an overhead bin or under a seat. Barton was rebooked for travel Friday, April 29, 2016, and received an apology from the airline. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A concert musician who was not allowed to board a flight with her violin says she hopes the incident will raise awareness of regulations that permit violins and other small instruments as carry-on luggage.


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