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The Annual Pay Notice Requirement of the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Could Be Close to Ending
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans After the Wage Theft Prevention Act went into effect, restaurant owners and other types of business owners became burdened with paperwork as they complied with annual requir...
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Steven Palermo The recent warm weather makes me realize how rapidly summer is approaching. It’s time to dust off those BBQ’s and open the pools. Millions of people enjoy swimming in pools e...
Looking for an apartment? Ideas to benefit you!
Jul 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Ideas to benefit you. 'MIDDLE VILLAGE AREA' With plenty of competition out there looking for the same apartment that you are looking for, do you think it is a good idea to: Have on hand three month...
2015 Queens Arts Fund: Funding for Queens Artists and Arts Organizations
Jul 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) supports the hard work and contributions of the borough’s creative citizens with our Queens Arts Fund (QAF) grant program. These QAF grants help build the creative ...
Queens Council on the Arts’ 3rd Space Brings Emerging Artists Together
Jun 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
On Friday, July 18th, Queens Council on the Arts’  3rd Space  is proud to present Amy Wu and the launch of QNSMADE, a web-based project that celebrates the stories ofQueens through a series of port...
$$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 264 264 recommendations | email to a friend
Bring Pen & Paper for this great opportunity to learn about:  * Job search, Employment Training, Networking Skills & How Every Dollar Counts . **Snacks & Beverages provided.** WHEN : Wednesday June...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014
Jun 19, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 296 296 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of home sales rose in May after a slow start in the beginning of 2014. Inventory increased slightly again in May, meaning buyers should have a bit more ch...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 1: The Italian presence…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 337 337 recommendations | email to a friend
  Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L'Idea Magazine   Book Expo America 2014 has brought a wave of foreign authors, either in the original language or in translation, and among the...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 2: The Authors Speak…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 336 336 recommendations | email to a friend
Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena  for L'Idea Magazine   Javits Center was the center of attention for all American book lovers for four days at the end of May, with a series of events...
Interview to author Tony Napoli.
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 793 793 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently I published a review on the popular book “My Father, My Don,” A Son’s Journey from Organized Crime to Sobriety, and I am now pleased to offer our readers an interview to the author, Tony N...

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When the Federal Government Forgets How to Count
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Apr 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Smart uses for your tax refund
Each spring, millions of Americans look forward to receiving a hefty income tax refund. And it truly is "hefty" with the average federal refund in 2010 hovering around $3,000. That's a lot of money...
Apr 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ferraro's legacy leaves work undone
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Mar 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Change the Re-Districting Process and Make These Seats Competitive
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Mar 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sprucing up for the new season
Spring is the traditional time of the year for planting, weeding and sprucing up our city. It is also the time when Keep America Beautiful holds its April event in Times Square to kickoff the Great...
Mar 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Procrastinators pay
I'm the last person to cast aspersions on anyone who procrastinates, given my own occasional lapses in that area. I'll leave it to the self-help gurus to supply behavior-modification techniques. Wh...
Mar 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wills deserves a second chance
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Mar 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paying Less and Hopefully Getting More
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Mar 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why NYC Needs Zoos
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Mar 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sunset on the Boys of Summer
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Kruger: A Case for More Competitive Races
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Mar 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keep Senior Centers Open
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Silver’s millionaires’ tax right for New York
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March On in Rockaway
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Mar 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spring begins to peak at the Queens Zoo
The calendar has turned to March. At the moment the sun is shining, and only the remnants of the very largest snow mountains remain where the plows and the shovels deposited them in January and Feb...
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Israeli police officers detain a protester suspected of throwing stones during a protest by Israeli Arabs in the northern city of Nazareth, against Israel's offensive in the Gaza StripBy Nidal al-Mughrabi and Jeffrey Heller GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no ceasefire was near as top U.S. and United Nations diplomats pursued talks on halting the fighting that has claimed more than 600 lives. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held discussions in neighboring Egypt, while U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon met Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv and planned to see the Palestinian prime minister in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday. Hamas, the dominant group in the Gaza Strip, and its allies fired more rockets into Israel, triggering sirens in Tel Aviv.


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Unidentified gunmen attacked a major military base in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital, Kinshasa, on Tuesday but the government said the situation had been quickly brought under control. The base, known as Camp Tshatshi, was the scene of fighting in December last year when gunmen also attacked state television and an airport in the capital. "Armed men attacked Camp Tshatshi some time between 1400 and 1430 (1300-1330 GMT) but they were defeated. President Joseph Kabila scored a major victory last year when his U.N.-backed forces defeated eastern rebels.
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By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - About 1,000 Palestinian Muslims fleeing Israeli shells devastating their Gaza neighborhood have found shelter in a building they otherwise would rarely if ever enter, the city's 12th-century Greek Orthodox Church. Despite its thick walls dating back to the Crusades, the Church of Saint Porphyrius was still not a very safe haven. This is the duty of the church and we are doing all we can to help them," Archbishop Alexios told Reuters as the sounds of small children echoed outside his office at the church. "At the beginning there were 600 people and today they became a thousand - mostly children and women.
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