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Astoria Characters: The Guy Who Never Left Home
Jul 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Tony De Pace , tanned as a pancake, has just come back from Disney World.   Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Tony has been living in the same house since birth.   If you didn’t know that, the Mickey Mouse...
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Pyrros and Serres,LLP How Can Video Surveillance Affect Your Workers’ Compensation Claim? When you have been hurt at work and have filed a workers’ compensation claim, you have to be concer...
DOL Sets Overtime Rules Affecting the Restaurant Industry
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D.Hans & Associates DOL Sets Overtime Rules Affecting the Restaurant Industry Whether you own a fast food restaurant or a fine dining establishment, you must now pay your salaried w...
Exclusive interview to Michael Bacarella, author of “Lincoln’s Foreign Legion: The 39th New York Infantry, the Garibaldi Guard”
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
      Your book “Lincoln’s Foreign Legion: The 39th New York Infantry, the Garibaldi Guard” is now available on Kindle. What brought you to investigate this type of topic? From my earliest memories...
Estate Planning Checklist For Wills
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
Estate planning is an intimidating task that some people prefer to avoid. Except Everybody needs to prepare for estate planning sooner rather than later. To help get the ball rolling, here is a che...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: July 2016
Jul 18, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . July 2016 Queens Real Estate Market Update  Queens home sales in June decelerated for the fourth consecuti...
New York City, Queens, Employment Defense Lawyers
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Salient Points about the Carlson-Ailes Sexual Discrimination Lawsuit The media is full of reports about the lawsuit Gretchen Carlson, former Fox anchor woman and television host brought against Fox...
Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 665 665 recommendations | email to a friend
A good roof is perhaps one of the most important investments a homeowner can make. Any good investment requires good maintenance. One of the most crucial factors in upholding a roofing system is th...
How to Throw a Block Party in Queens
Jun 16, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 300 300 recommendations | email to a friend
By George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . A Block Party is defined as a community sponsored, public event where there are no sales of goods or servi...
Camping Safety Guidelines
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 300 300 recommendations | email to a friend
Schools are letting out and summer vacations begin. Many children will be heading off to summer camps as part of their vacation recreation and many families plan their own camping trips, some for f...

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Don't become a statistic this holiday season
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What is a capital gains tax?
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City Must Reform Street Vending Regulations
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Bush's Health Plan Succeeds Where Obamacare Fails
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This Year's General Election Was a Waste of Money
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City needs to be ahead of the curve on new tech
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Zoning changes not the answer to housing crisis
A recent report released by the Citizens Budget Coalition highlighting the real burden of debt on residents in New York City is a clear sign that we need affordable housing solutions. The city cann...
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Stop Educating Students for Jobs That Won't Exist
The robots are coming, and they may put your friendly neighborhood retail staffer out of work. Home-improvement superstore Lowe's recently began employing robot sales assistants in its stores. The ...
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GOP Debate Ignores Economic Effects of Climate Change
GOP presidential hopefuls squared off Tuesday night at Wisconsin’s Milwaukee Theater to debate job growth and the economy, yet in four-plus hours of debate (two for the “undercard” first debate and...
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What to know about cancer and your pet
Cancer can strike anyone, including our pets. But as scary as a cancer diagnosis may be, it's not a death sentence for your dog or cat. November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month, and a good time to di...
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Should I sell now?
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SCA ignoring community on school proposal
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Vision Zero needs to focus on buses
Last week, three pedestrians were killed by buses in New York City, including two in Queens, a borough reliant on buses as public transportation. The utilization of buses, especially in transit-sta...
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Councilman needs to denounce comments
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Is a shelter dog right for you?
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FILE - This file photo provided by the National Transportation Safety Board via the Florida Highway Patrol shows the Tesla Model S that was being driven by Joshua Brown, who was killed when the Tesla sedan crashed while in self-driving mode on May 7, 2016. A person familiar with the discussions says Tesla has told Senate committee staffers that its engineers have two main theories about what caused the fatal crash. Both involve the car's cameras and radar. Tesla officials disclosed the theories a briefing with U.S. Senate Commerce Committee staff members Thursday, July 28, 2016, said the person, who didn't want to be identified because the meeting was private. (NTSB via Florida Highway Patrol via AP, File)DETROIT (AP) — Tesla engineers told members of a Senate committee they are looking into the role cameras and radar played in the fatal crash of a Model S using self-driving mode, according to two people familiar with a meeting held Thursday.


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GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria and international efforts to resolve the crisis around the embattled city of Aleppo (all times local):
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Officials in Miami-Dade have been testing mosquitoes in the small area of southern Florida where the four cases are locatedFour cases of Zika virus in Florida are likely the first transmitted locally by mosquitoes in the United States, officials said Friday, marking a new phase in the fast-growing pandemic. Until now, more than 1,600 cases of Zika -- which can cause birth defects -- have been recorded in the mainland United States but most were brought in by people who had become infected while traveling, with a smaller number transmitted by sexual contact. "As we have anticipated, Zika is now here," said Tom Frieden, chief of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), speaking to reporters in a conference call.


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