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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 | 183 183 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 | 223 223 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?
Mar 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 223 223 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 319 319 recommendations | email to a friend
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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Officials, parents oppose charter school co-location
New Visions plans to co-locate at I.S. 109
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If a tree falls in Queens, does the city hear it?
Whitestone homeowners at odds with Parks over large tree
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United Airlines mechanics rally for fair contracts
Dozens of airplane mechanics staged rallies in front of LaGuardia Airport on Friday to demand a fair contract with their employer, United Airlines. The workers, who are part of Teamsters Local 210,...
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Bayside civic leaders decry ‘McMansion’ on 216th St.
State Senator Tony Avella joined Bayside civic leaders Saturday afternoon to denounce a mansion they say is out of character for the neighborhood. The four-story building at 46-10 216th Street was ...
Feb 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor hosts ethnic and community media roundtable
In a city where roughly one in three residents is an immigrant and a quarter of New Yorkers are limited in English proficiency, many turn to media that speak their language or know intimately their...
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Minecraft competition coming to the big screen
Super League Gaming to host event at Queens cinema
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Flushing welcomes the Year of the Monkey
Despite the frigid temperatures, the 20th Annual Lunar New Year Parade took place as planned on Saturday in Flushing. Paradegoers bundled up to brace themselves against the cold, with wind chills d...
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Residents provide input on Flushing West proposal
City wants to move on project this spring
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Queens College Jewish group wins international award
Queens is widely known for its vast diversity, a microcosm of the world in one borough. Queens College is no different. Out of more than 19,000 students enrolled at the CUNY school, almost one-thir...
Feb 16, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Borough Board approves budget priorities, TWA hotel
The Queens Borough Board voted unanimously to approve the budget priorities for fiscal Year 2017 Monday night at Borough Hall. The city’s preliminary budget totals $82.1 billion. It increases fundi...
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First lady updates Muslim leaders about mental health initiatives
First Lady Chirlane McCray stopped by Queens Hospital Center in Jamaica Monday afternoon to discuss ongoing mental health initiatives with leaders in the Muslim community. She was joined by Deputy ...
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cool comfort
After 12-year wait, bathrooms open in Bayside park
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Advocates and pols demand real affordable housing, union jobs
In Mayor Bill de Blasio’s quest to build or preserve 200,000 units of affordable housing over the next decade, one coalition of advocates say the mayor’s plan isn’t affordable enough for the lowest...
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Queens Community House wins Yelp grant contest
Forest Hills-based nonprofit directly serves 20,000 people annually
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Pols renew push for new police precinct
Want to split the 105th into two, create 116th
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Former Notre Dame basketball coach Digger Phelps, left, shakes hands with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump after introducing Trump at a campaign stop Monday, May 2, 2016, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race on the eve of Indiana's primary (all times EDT):


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Prosecutor: Evidence speaks for 10 'Grim Sleeper' victimsLOS ANGELES (AP) — The victims were all young black women, some were prostitutes and most had been using cocaine before their bodies were discovered in alleys in a rough part of Los Angeles, hidden in trash bins or covered by mattresses or debris.


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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)Ted Cruz's conservative crusade for the presidency fought for new life Monday ahead of an Indiana vote that could effectively end the GOP's primary season. The fiery Texas senator hinted at an exit strategy, ...


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