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Queens Home Team Awarded Top Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II for Most Units Sold in 2014!
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty, led by George & Abigail Herrera, were recently honored at the Keller Williams Realty Landmark II awards ceremony in Astoria, NY. Out of 160 Agents, Q...
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as ObamaCare)
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Author; Donna Stefans Re:Obamacare The Health insurance reporting requirements on the 2014 tax return are a bit complicated. If you and your family were covered by an employer health care plan for ...
A Different Slant on Class-Based Hiring Discrimination
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Most employers are familiar with the pitfalls of discriminating against applicants in protected classes under Civil Rights laws. For the most part, African Americans, Hispan...
← How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants? Are Employers Free from Liability When Using Staffing Agencies to Terminate Employees?
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Companies often find that staffing agencies are valuable resources for helping them fill temporary or permanent positions and for handling human resources issues. However, recently, an outside staf...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants?
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JANUARY 2015
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
January 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of existing home sales increased in December, but remained below that in the same month of the previous year. Home prices declined as we moved in to t...
Negligence of Oregon Hospital Led to Wrongful Death of Patient
Jan 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:  Mark H. Sackstein, Esq. All it takes is one small mistake for a disaster to occur. No matter how much research is done when choosing a hospital, it is impossible to predict a situation suc...
Matching Workouts With the Results You Want
Jan 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard friends complain about not getting the results they want, despite how much energy they’re putting into their workout.  People who want bigger muscles go t...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants?
Jan 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the way...
Immersed in ancient times; the performance of Aida at the Metropolitan Opera. A review.
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   Imagine being immersed in an ancient world, with colossal stone columns, palaces and images of deities, a marvelous music surrounding you and, thank God, no ce...

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Smith, McCarthy rally to stop gun violence in Queens
State Senator Malcolm Smith and Long Island Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy joined forces on Monday to rally against the rampant gun violence in Queens and the shooting in Arizona that left nine dea...
Jan 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Mel volunteer exposed as sex offender
A volunteer at St. Mel School in Flushing was let go on Monday after parents learned that he was a Level 1 registered sex offender who spent six months in jail for sexually abusing a 12-year-old bo...
Jan 07, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Halloran mum on sanitation sources
Will not reveal names of those who told of intentional slowdown
Jan 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Halloran: Sources revealed deliberate plowing slowdown
The Sanitation Department (DSNY) took days to plow all the streets in the outer boroughs and the department is causing a heap of stink as reports surfaced of DSNY bosses' orders that workers not cl...
Jan 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Assemblywoman Grace Meng requests snow hearings for all five boroughs
On January 10, the City Council will be holding a hearing on the delayed response in snow removal. And Assemblywoman Grace Meng of Flushing is calling for the outer boroughs like Queens and Brookly...
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Liu rejects contract for 911 call center
In the wake of the CityTime scandal, City Comptroller John Liu Monday called on Mayor Michael Bloomberg to immediately review the Emergency Communications Transformation Program (ECTP) as part of t...
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Center sees hope for an abandoned space
Tender Care Human Services has been located on 165 Street and Jamaica Avenue for three years. And for three years, they've been harboring a well-kept secret. Since the early 1900s, a huge space of ...
Dec 30, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Year in Review 2010
The biggest stories of the past 365 days
Dec 30, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seniors, pols rally to save senior center
Friendship Center might be forced to close its doors
Dec 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Halloran tours Bulgaria with political party
Delivers American-style order, law and justice
Dec 21, 2010 | 2 2 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Willets Point shop owners up in arms over raid
Local shop owners and Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras are still trying to figure out the reason behind why 200 police officers and over 50 vehicles conducted a raid in Willets Point last Wednesday th...
Dec 14, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bankrupt OTB forced to close its doors
All bets are off for the OTB. The New York City Off-Track Betting Corporation was forced to close its doors last Wednesday at midnight after the State Senate failed to pass a bill that would have s...
Dec 14, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gateway moving into Jamaica High School
Jamaica High school will expand the successful Gateway Program and morph, slowly phasing into the Gateway School. Successful dialogue between community leaders and the Department of Education resul...
Dec 14, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Job seekers flock to Briarwood Library
Tensions run high at job recruitment event
Dec 07, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Koo makes good on pledge to donate salary
Starts giveaway with checks for ten non-profits
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This image provided by Carnvial Cruise Lines shows a portion of the company's television ad scheduled to run during Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. Carnival is trying to boost the image of cruises with its first ever Super Bowl ad after several years of bad publicity from illnesses on cruise ships and the sinking of the Costa Concordia wreck in 2012. (AP Photo/Carnival Cruise Lines)NEW YORK (AP) — More Super Bowl ad rookies will be trying to score a touchdown this Sunday.


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New Orleans Pelicans guard Eric Gordon (10) shoots against Los Angeles Clippers guard J.J. Redick (4) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. The Pelicans won 108-103. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Eric Gordon looked a lot more like the player the Pelicans thought they were getting when he first arrived in a trade that sent Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Clippers in 2011.


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This image provided by Nationwide shows a portion of the company's television ad featuring Mindy Kaling scheduled to run during Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Nationwide)NEW YORK (AP) — It's almost show time.


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