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What about Wellness Programs as Part of Health Coverage?
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Today many companies offering health insurance also provide wellness programs, which are a preventative medicine approach to health. Today, 94 percent of employers with more than 400 employees and ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update  Queens home sales are down for the third month in a row from August – October. Home sales are also remaining significantly below last year’s levels, according to t...
Forest Hills Food Crawl
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
The Chamber and All The Tastes of New York would love to invite you to our first Forest Hills Food Crawl, a culinary journey through Forest Hills happening this Wednesday, November 12th ! A Food Cr...
What Is the Professional Exception to Employment At-Will Termination?
Nov 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 151 151 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans As described in our earlier blog article, there are exceptions to at-will employment terminations, making them unlawful, and termination based on discrimination is one of th...
Downhome Country Breakfast
Nov 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 296 296 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kiwanis Club of Maspeth presents their DOWNHOME COUNTRY BREAKFAST on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 from 8AM - 12PM.  Location: Martin Luther HS, 60-02 Maspeth Avenue Juice, Buttermilk Pancakes, Sa...
Can You Be the Executor of an Estate in New York if You Don’t Live in the State?
Oct 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 203 203 recommendations | email to a friend
Posted on October 23, 2014 by BonnieLawston If your loved one has died in New York, with a valid will, trust or estate plan there, but you live in another state, you may be uncertain if you can, or...
Need Advice from a $500/hour Immigration Lawyer?
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Are you an artist from another country? Ever wonder if you qualify for US Immigration’s so-called “Artist visa”? Are those visas only for visual or performing artists? How do you get a Green Card a...
What Real Estate Lawyers Do
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 260 260 recommendations | email to a friend
In several real estate transactions, especially in it comes to the sale of a house, you can find a lawyer taking an important role. Though they aren’t necessarily needed in real estate transactions...
Legal Eligibility For Workers Compensation & Disability
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
Except in special cases, worker’s compensation covers most employees because most companies are required to purchase some form of insurance to cover their employees. However, the scope of benefits ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: OCT 2014
Oct 22, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 258 258 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of Queens home sales reached its second-highest rate of 2014 in September, but was slightly slower than the previous month and remains below 2013 levels. P...

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TOP HIGHS SCHOOLS 2014
We give you the best schools in the city and tips on getting in.
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Douglaston officially opens new Village Plaza
LDC hopes plaza can attract more businesses
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William Scarborough arrested this morning
Assemblyman just the latest Queens pol in trouble with the law
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Coalition for Queens founder speaks at Chamber breakfast
Discusses new ways of building a tech-savvy borough
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New website links community services to those in need
Following a recent visit to the last South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin this past March, the Central Library’s Jobs and Business Academy manager Lauren Comito discovered a new way to digi...
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Microsoft uses servers to draft neighborhood-specific cartoons
Research lab pulls inspiration for comics from 311 data
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Non-profits battle low turnout of local volunteers
Through combined efforts of several organizations, work continues
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Criminals targeting Muni Meters to steal credit card info
Pol proposes bill to hold DOT more accountable for security
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Residents stage protest against increased plane noise
Queens Quiet Skies hosts rally in Cunningham Park
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Changes to Queens Boulevard
Left turns restricted from Yellowstone
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Residents stage protest against increased plane noise
Queens Quiet Skies hosts rally in Cunningham Park
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Mayor de Blasio's first day of school
Visits UPK program in Flushing
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Queens Quiet Skies to host rally protesting plane noise
Event will take place on Sunday in Cunningham Park
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Homeowners say sewer protection program cheating them
Company refuses to cost of repairing broken line
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Avella presents $100,000 to Whitestone athletic league
League plans to repair leaky roof and expand programming
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MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Navy has successfully test-fired a new intercontinental ballistic missile for a second time in as many months, proving its reliability following a troublesome development.
2014-11-28 12:19:47 -0500

FILE - In this May 7, 2008 file photo, the shadow of a violin student is cast on the wall during a practice session of Venezuela's youth orchestra system school known as "El Sistema" or The System, in Camatagua, Venezuela. The program has been praised the world over as a model for uplifting disadvantaged youth by connecting them with classical music. But a new book on El Sistema, portrays it as a “model of tyranny” where brutal, marathon practice sessions mirror the apparently unlimited power and top-down style of its magnetic founder, Jose Antonio Abreu. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano, File)BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuela's network of youth orchestras has been praised the world over as a model for uplifting disadvantaged youth by connecting them with classical music.


2014-11-28 12:16:47 -0500
LONDON (Reuters) - At least 35 people were killed and many wounded in a bomb and gun attack on a mosque in Nigeria's biggest northern city Kano on Friday, the deputy police commissioner told reporters. Gunmen set off three bombs and fired on worshippers at the central mosque, witnesses said, in an assault that bore the hallmarks of Islamist Boko Haram militants. (Reporting by Nnekule Ikemfuma, Writing by Julia Payne; Editing by Andrew Heavens)
2014-11-28 12:12:11 -0500