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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 | 181 181 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?
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 221 221 recommendations | email to a friend
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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Benefit concert raises money for victims of Ecuador earthquake
More than $10K will be donated to UNICEF
Apr 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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100 aspiring techies take part in first QueensHack
Student-run event hopes to promote interest in computer science
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Pol blasts MTA for reneging on noise barrier promise
Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer is upset that the MTA is not following through with its promise to provide a sound barrier along the Long Island Rail Road tracks as part of the East Side Access project...
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City Council passes climate change education resolution
Talk about good timing. The City Council passed a resolution that calls on the state to include climate change in the K-12 school curriculum. The resolution passed on April 20, two days before Eart...
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Officials commemorate Irish insurrection with tree dedication
Celebrating 100 years since rebellion that led to independence
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FreshDirect cleans up local community for Earth Day
Armed with garbage bags and cleaning supplies, dozens of FreshDirect employees hit the streets in the warm sun on Friday to pick up trash in Long Island City. It was the first company-wide cleanup ...
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Astoria residents plan to celebrate Hell Gate’s 100th birthday
Nazis plotted to destroy important bridge during WWII
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Cornegy leads Van Bramer on cultural tour of district
Learn specifically about historical significance of Weeksville
Apr 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Districts announce participatory budget voting results
After months of neighborhood assemblies, pitching and refining ideas, and voting for top projects, this year’s participatory budgeting process has come to an end. For residents of Astoria, Long Isl...
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Queens Civic Congress honors three community leaders
US attorney commends work of civics in keynote address
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Lawmakers propose bills to expand speed camera program
In the aftermath of the hit-and-run death of 17-year-old Ovidio Jaramillo, who was struck and killed last December at the intersection of Junction and Northern boulevards, community leaders and ele...
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Organization delivers medical supplies from LIC warehouse
Donated resources end up all over the globe
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Parks host public input session for playground renovations
One of 12 improvement sites under citywide initiative
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Following hit & run, pols call for traffic light
Say Astoria intersection has been a problem for years
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Real estate leaders talk growing LIC market
Elected officials urge developers to keep investing
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Thom Yorke with his band Radiohead has sold more than 30 million albums since releasing the first in 1993Radiohead's social media profiles went blank Monday as speculation mounted that the British band was about to release a new album. All posts, pictures and details from Radiohead's Twitter and Facebook accounts were deleted, along with tweets by lead singer Thom Yorke. Radiohead is to give a series of concerts in six cities around the world from May 20 and will play eight festivals later in the year.


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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Indiana Theater, Sunday, May 1, 2016, in Terre Haute, Ind. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)LA PORTE, Ind. (AP) — Back in the part of the country where he last lost to Ted Cruz, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is confidently pushing for a win Tuesday in Indiana that he argues ought to knock the Texas senator out of the race.


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Journalists chant slogans during a protest in front of the Journalists' Syndicate in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, May 2, 2016. Egypt’s journalists’ syndicate called for the dismissal of the interior minister and an immediate sit-in at its headquarters in downtown Cairo on Monday, to protest the police detention of two journalists on its premises the night earlier. (AP Photo/Brian Rohan)CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's journalists' syndicate called for the dismissal of the interior minister and an immediate sit-in at its headquarters in downtown Cairo on Monday, to protest the police detention of two journalists on its premises the night earlier.


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