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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 | 205 205 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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Starbucks opens first store in country with Opportunity Youth Initiative
Queens location will target, train out-of-work youth
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Taking care of businesses in Flushing, one survey at a time
The city's Department of Small Business Services, the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce and Flushing Business Improvement District are surveying businesses in Flushing to figure out how best to ...
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Avella secures $1M for Bayside HS
Will be used to renovate auditorium, field house
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NYPD satellite precinct will stay open 24 hours
Will better serve residents of south Queens, 105th Precinct
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Officials, parents oppose charter school co-location
New Visions plans to co-locate at I.S. 109
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If a tree falls in Queens, does the city hear it?
Whitestone homeowners at odds with Parks over large tree
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United Airlines mechanics rally for fair contracts
Dozens of airplane mechanics staged rallies in front of LaGuardia Airport on Friday to demand a fair contract with their employer, United Airlines. The workers, who are part of Teamsters Local 210,...
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Bayside civic leaders decry ‘McMansion’ on 216th St.
State Senator Tony Avella joined Bayside civic leaders Saturday afternoon to denounce a mansion they say is out of character for the neighborhood. The four-story building at 46-10 216th Street was ...
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Mayor hosts ethnic and community media roundtable
In a city where roughly one in three residents is an immigrant and a quarter of New Yorkers are limited in English proficiency, many turn to media that speak their language or know intimately their...
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Minecraft competition coming to the big screen
Super League Gaming to host event at Queens cinema
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Flushing welcomes the Year of the Monkey
Despite the frigid temperatures, the 20th Annual Lunar New Year Parade took place as planned on Saturday in Flushing. Paradegoers bundled up to brace themselves against the cold, with wind chills d...
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Residents provide input on Flushing West proposal
City wants to move on project this spring
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Queens College Jewish group wins international award
Queens is widely known for its vast diversity, a microcosm of the world in one borough. Queens College is no different. Out of more than 19,000 students enrolled at the CUNY school, almost one-thir...
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Borough Board approves budget priorities, TWA hotel
The Queens Borough Board voted unanimously to approve the budget priorities for fiscal Year 2017 Monday night at Borough Hall. The city’s preliminary budget totals $82.1 billion. It increases fundi...
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First lady updates Muslim leaders about mental health initiatives
First Lady Chirlane McCray stopped by Queens Hospital Center in Jamaica Monday afternoon to discuss ongoing mental health initiatives with leaders in the Muslim community. She was joined by Deputy ...
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KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's government on Thursday banned media coverage of a protest movement against the disputed re-election of the country's long-time president.
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A Palestinian man inspects a damaged artesian well drilling truck following an early morning Israeli airstrike at a workshop in Gaza City, Thursday, May 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said it uncovered a new tunnel Thursday stretching from southern Gaza Strip into Israel and built by Palestinian militants seeking to stage attacks in Israel, a discovery that comes amid an escalation in violence between Israel and Gaza's militant Hamas rulers.


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Conservative London mayoral candidate Zac Goldsmith (left) and his Labour counterpart Sadiq KhanLondon was on track to become the first EU capital with a Muslim mayor as voters went to the polls Thursday after a bitter campaign between Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives and the opposition Labour party. Labour lawmaker Sadiq Khan, a former government minister and son of a bus driver from Pakistan, is tipped to beat Conservative multimillionaire environmentalist Zac Goldsmith in the race to run the British capital. Both men voted shortly after polls opened at 7:00am (0600 GMT): Khan in his multi-ethnic constituency of Tooting in south London, and Goldsmith in his leafy, affluent southwestern suburb of Richmond.


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