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DOL Sets Overtime Rules Affecting the Restaurant Industry
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 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 | 60 60 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 | 63 63 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 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 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
Jul 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 636 636 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 | 272 272 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 | 270 270 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...
Is My Job Protected While I Pursue a Workers’ Compensation Claim?
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
Workers Compensation Attorneys Queens & New York If you have been injured on the job and need to seek compensation under New York’s workers’ compensation laws, you may have some concerns about whet...
Dominoes Pizza Sued for Wage and Hour Violations
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 270 270 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit against Domino’s Pizza for underpaying staff. According to Legal Reader , last year the Attorney General’s Office settled for $1...

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Quality-of-life issues dominate town hall
If you attended the town hall meeting hosted by the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association this past weekend, you would have heard residents express frustration over the large number of quality-of-...
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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More to fight in SBS proposal
What a beautiful hot summer weekend, Florida has nothing on us. We're having a heat wave, and I hope that you enjoyed it and got some rays, but use sunscreen so that you won't damage your skin. In ...
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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SE Queens entrepreneurs develop ‘prime skills’ at free program
A group of dedicated southeast Queens residents got the skills needed to open their own business. Graduates of the free Prime Skills program, which offers participants step-by-step instruction on h...
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Rockaway resident killed in Amtrak derail to be honored
Pol passes street renaming for Justin Zemser
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Pol calls for Build It Back head to resign
Says program plagued with issues and shortcomings
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Woodhaven poet honored for her work
Giedra Kregzdys has a passion for words that covers two languages – English and Lithuanian – and has recently been honored for her work in both.
Jul 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol kicks off summer reading challenge
Assemblyman David Weprin made a stop at the Hollis Branch of the Queens Library last week to kick off his district's official summer reading challenge. “When we read, we can imagine a wondrous worl...
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol wants debris from boardwalk construction gone
Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder wants to make sure Rockaway Beach is safe, now that the 5.5 mile boardwalk project is complete. He wrote a letter this week asking Economic Development Corporation (EDC) ...
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Resorts World Casino plans multi-million expansion
Plan would add hotel, more video lottery machines
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Woodhaven kicks off summer in Forest Park
What better way to kick off the summer than an evening party at the Forest Park Carousel? The Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society recently held a fundraiser at the famed New York City landmark,...
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rockaway! returns with installation at Fort Tilden
A dazzling new art display brings a splash of color to an abandoned Fort Tilden building that will be razed in the fall as part of a new resiliency project. In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Fort Til...
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Six miles of boardwalk open in Rockaway
For the first time since Hurricane Sandy, Rockaway residents and weekend beachgoers were able to walk the entire length of the boardwalk from Beach 9th to Beach 126th streets. “The reopening of the...
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For kids, these are the good old days
June, with all the graduations and excitement over summer, has a way of making me nostalgic. It was 40 years ago this week that I graduated from PS 60. It seems hard to believe that four decades ha...
Jun 28, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer (already!) comes to Woodhaven
I can not believe time flies so fast. Imagine, there is only five months left in 2016. Woodhaven and the Woodhaven Business Improvement District survived a hard winter, then spring rushed by and no...
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Senior art program ends in gallery show
Richmond Hill, Woodhaven seniors show off work
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A study found that women who enter menopause early may age faster than women in whom menopause arrives later, potentially helping pinpoint women at highest risk of age-related diseasesWomen who enter menopause early may age faster than women in whom menopause arrives later, said a study Monday that could help pinpoint women at highest risk of age-related diseases. The findings could settle a long-standing debate, said Steve Horvath, a professor of human genetics and biostatistics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles. "For decades, scientists have disagreed over whether menopause causes aging or aging causes menopause," said Horvath, senior author of the study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.


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U.S. Secretary of Defense Carter and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Dunford hold a joint news conference at the Pentagon in WashingtonAny military or intelligence cooperation between the United States and Russia to strike targets in Syria would include measures to ensure U.S. operational security and would not be based on trust, a top U.S. military official said on Monday. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday that he would meet his Russian counterpart in the coming days to discuss an American proposal for closer military cooperation and intelligence sharing on Syria. The proposal, which Kerry hopes to conclude within weeks, envisions ways in which Washington and Moscow would share intelligence to coordinate air strikes against the al Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front and prohibit the Syrian air force from attacking moderate rebel groups.


2016-07-25 15:53:43 -0400

Demonstrators make their way around downtown, Monday, July 25, 2016, in Philadelphia, during the first day of the Democratic National Convention. On Sunday, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., announced she would step down as DNC chairwoman at the end of the party's convention, after some of the 19,000 emails, presumably stolen from the DNC by hackers, were posted to the website Wikileaks. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — First came the hack, then the leak. Now, the Clinton and Trump campaigns are fighting over Russia's role in the release of thousands of internal Democratic National Committee emails.


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