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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 | 162 162 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 | 203 203 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
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 204 204 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 202 202 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
Mar 08, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 258 258 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Mar 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 280 280 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 302 302 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
Feb 22, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 344 344 recommendations | email to a friend
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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National Tennis Center renovations on schedule for 2018 completion
2016 is last year for current Louis Armstrong Stadium
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NYPD canine grads ready to take on terrorism
'Vapor Wake' unit to focus on suicide bombers
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Flushing library to host food scrap drop-off site
QBG, NYC Compost table will be open on Wednesdays
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City has first in-patient unit to treat postpartum depression
Facility will be housed at Zucker Hillside in Glen Oaks
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Bayside High grads, students mark 80 years
Celebration to mark anniversary planned for June
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Flushing CSA members hobnob with their farmer
Gearing up for start of new season of produce deliveries
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First phase of Flushing Commons reaches full height
Construction should be complete by end of 2016
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Queens College opens new center focused on veterans
Queens College is aiming to be the most veteran-friendly school within the City College of New York (CUNY) system. Last week, the school unveiled a new Veteran's Service Center in the student union...
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Pols come out against city's Flushing West plan
Already overcrowded transit system tops list of concerns
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After years of delay, Flushing station project underway
Riders who have been waiting for years for upgrades to the Flushing Long Island Rail Road stations are finally starting to see some progress. While the only differences they'll notice so far are ne...
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Cunningham Heights residents protest management's neglect
Say rent has gone up while service has gone down
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Starbucks opens first store in country with Opportunity Youth Initiative
Queens location will target, train out-of-work youth
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Taking care of businesses in Flushing, one survey at a time
The city's Department of Small Business Services, the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce and Flushing Business Improvement District are surveying businesses in Flushing to figure out how best to ...
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Avella secures $1M for Bayside HS
Will be used to renovate auditorium, field house
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NYPD satellite precinct will stay open 24 hours
Will better serve residents of south Queens, 105th Precinct
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OSLO/LONDON (Reuters) - The British civil aviation authority said it was suspending flights of Airbus Super Puma helicopters of the same type that crashed off the west coast of Norway on Friday. "Following the accident, the UK CAA has issued an instruction to stop any commercial passenger flights by UK operators flying the Airbus EC225LP helicopter," a spokesman for the regulator said in an email. (Reporting by Karolin Schaps; Writing by Gwladys Fouche; Editing by Andrew Heavens)
2016-04-29 13:37:55 -0400
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Thousands of Yemenis took to the streets on Friday to call for an end to the fighting in the country's conflict.
2016-04-29 13:32:01 -0400
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Friday that the United States and Russia have been working to renew the cessation of hostilities in Syria, despite the deadly bombing this week of a hospital in Aleppo. "Our hope is by refreshing this agreement ... we can build momentum again toward a broadly observed cessation of hostilities," White House spokesman Josh Earnest said. (Reporting by Susan Heavey and Doina Chiacu; writing by Timothy Gardner; Editing by Alistair Bell)
2016-04-29 13:30:51 -0400