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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...
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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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Residents vow to fight variance request for mosque
Say Flushing site is inappropriate for facility as proposed
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Group announces Flushing 2050 project to manage growth
Focused on long-term community-led planning for neighborhood
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Borough's first medical marijuana dispensary opens in Elmhurst
CEO says facility feels like a doctor's office
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Queens Borough Board reviews budget requests for FY2017
After Mayor Bill de Blasio released his preliminary budget for Fiscal Year 2017 last week, members of the Queens Borough Board held a hearing Monday in Kew Gardens to take budget requests from comm...
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Weekend blizzard produces record snowfall
Queens residents, pols upset about unplowed streets
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With another home facing demo, residents rally for landmarking
Renew call for city to designate Broadway-Flushing historic district
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Pol calls on MTA to release service stats for 7 line
Says delays up, while agency says numbers already available
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Dozens arrested in LaGuardia Airport demonstration
Hundreds of city officials, airport workers and advocates rallied for higher wages and benefits at a Martin Luther King Day rally on a cold Monday afternoon. Dozens were arrested in the demonstrati...
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Weprin talks State of the State with community leaders
Garners support by emphasizing fixing transportation needs
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Avella offers own recommendations to fight homeless problems
City announces it will double the number of Drop-In Centers
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City rejects proposals for festival in FMCP
The Parks Department has rejected all three proposals to host a multi-day music festival in the largest park in Queens. The organizers behind the Cochella music festival, AEG, were the first to app...
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New fund to aid teenage girl attacked in Whitestone
Suspect leaves note saying victim not intended target
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Pols bring IDNYC pop-up site to Bayside Library
Bayside residents no longer have to travel to Flushing to sign up for their municipal identification card. Elected officials, Korean-American organizations and members of the Mayor’s Office of Immi...
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Community looks to buy old Queens cemetery
Supporters for the preservation of an old Queens cemetery made a final appeal to the owner of the site to accept their offer to purchase. Last week, State Senator Tony Avella was joined by members ...
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Pols look to remove hoverboards from legal gray area
In efforts to legalize the use of hoverboards and electric unicycles in New York City, elected officials announced legislation that would exempt the devices from being defined as “motor vehicles” u...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 29, file 2015 photo, the Puerto Rican flag flies in front of Puerto Rico’s Capitol as in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro Javier Garcia Padilla said on Sunday, May 1, 2016, that negotiators for the U.S. territory’s government have failed to reach a last-minute deal to avoid a third default and that he has issued an executive order to withhold payment. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Puerto Rico's worsening debt crisis is dimming the economic outlook for the U.S. territory and putting pressure on Congress to help resolve the situation but it is having little effect on the market for municipal bonds and most investors.


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Redstone, executive chairman of CBS Corp. and Viacom, arrives at premiere of "The Guilt Trip" starring Streisand and Rogen in Los AngelesBy Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Media mogul Sumner Redstone can be deposed at home in a short videotaped session ahead of a trial to resolve his ex-girlfriend's lawsuit over his mental competence, a California judge ruled tentatively on Monday, but the recording will not be seen by the public. Lawyers for Redstone's former companion, Manuela Herzer, had requested that the 92-year-old billionaire be called as a witness in the trial, which starts on Friday. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge David Cowan said the deposition by Herzer's lawyers could last no longer than 15 minutes, with a further 15 minutes set aside for questions from Redstone's own lawyers.


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FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2010, file photo, photographs found in the possession of Lonnie David Franklin Jr. are shown during a news conference in Los Angeles. The trial of alleged "Grim Sleeper" is headed to a close Monday, May 2, 2016, after months of testimony about the serial killer who stalked women during the 1980s crack cocaine epidemic. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Overwhelming DNA and firearms evidence speaks for the 10 women who were silenced by the "Grim Sleeper," a serial killer who menaced the south side of Los Angeles for many years, a prosecutor told jurors on Monday.


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