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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as ObamaCare)
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Author; Donna Stefans Re:Obamacare The Health insurance reporting requirements on the 2014 tax return are a bit complicated. If you and your family were covered by an employer health care plan for ...
A Different Slant on Class-Based Hiring Discrimination
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Most employers are familiar with the pitfalls of discriminating against applicants in protected classes under Civil Rights laws. For the most part, African Americans, Hispan...
← How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants? Are Employers Free from Liability When Using Staffing Agencies to Terminate Employees?
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Companies often find that staffing agencies are valuable resources for helping them fill temporary or permanent positions and for handling human resources issues. However, recently, an outside staf...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants?
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JANUARY 2015
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
January 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of existing home sales increased in December, but remained below that in the same month of the previous year. Home prices declined as we moved in to t...
Negligence of Oregon Hospital Led to Wrongful Death of Patient
Jan 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:  Mark H. Sackstein, Esq. All it takes is one small mistake for a disaster to occur. No matter how much research is done when choosing a hospital, it is impossible to predict a situation suc...
Matching Workouts With the Results You Want
Jan 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard friends complain about not getting the results they want, despite how much energy they’re putting into their workout.  People who want bigger muscles go t...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants?
Jan 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the way...
Immersed in ancient times; the performance of Aida at the Metropolitan Opera. A review.
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   Imagine being immersed in an ancient world, with colossal stone columns, palaces and images of deities, a marvelous music surrounding you and, thank God, no ce...
What to Eat Before Your Workout
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
by Mary Murphy Fueling up before a workout is the best thing you can do for your body.  But it’s important to eat the  right  things at the  right  time.  Eating too far in advance of your workout ...

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Mark-Viverito election seen as blow to Queens Dems
Council members buck party, support progressive upstart
Jan 09, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former St. John’s Hospital acquired once again
Developers plan for residential space and medical facility
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Former NYPD detective from Woodhaven pens memoir
THE WOODHAVEN BEAT
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Precincts team up to catch robbery perp
A Queens man who thought he was giving a ride to a Good Samaritan who helped him free his snow-bound car instead became the victim of a robbery in Brooklyn. The victim was shoveling out his car on ...
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Woodhaven gal to represent 'hood in Miss NY pageant
The Miss New York USA Pageant is a three-day event that will take place the weekend of January 17 at the Performing Arts Center on the campus of Purchase College. The winner of the competition will...
Jan 02, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven 2014 Wish List
In 2013, our Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation, Woodhaven Business Improvement District and most of all our Woodhaven experienced many changes, the biggest change being the November 2013 el...
Jan 02, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Top 10 Queens News Stories in 2013
10. ATU Bus Strike Beginning on Jan. 16, nearly 8,000 Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) 1181 bus drivers walked off the job to safeguard benefits and ensure job security in new contracts. During the ...
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Security cameras coming to Forest Park
Nancy Vlee and her daughter were power-walking down a hill in Forest Park last Saturday. “Look,” says Vlee, a Forest Hills resident, pointing to poster pasted to a lamppost that shows a sketch of a...
Dec 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRBA board welcomes new officers
Just hours after Hurricane Sandy passed over Woodhaven, Martin Colberg and other members of the Woodhaven Residents Block Association collected and bagged carefully organized clothing donations. Fo...
Dec 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reflecting on four years at WRBA president
Starting January 1, there will be new leadership at the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association. The incoming president and vice president, Martin Colberg and Giedra Kregzdys, are two of the best pe...
Dec 24, 2013 | 3 3 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn, Queens precincts vow crackdown in Highland Park
Working together to address illegal activity
Dec 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Santa pays a visit to Woodhaven
WOODHAVEN DEVELOPMENTS
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QueensWay debate divides the borough
Two months after the initiation of a state-funded feasibility study focused on determining whether it is possible to turn a 3.5-mile section of the now-defunct LIRR Rockaway Beach Branch into a “Hi...
Dec 17, 2013 | 4 4 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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A window into the work of an artist
If you live in Woodhaven, you are likely familiar with the holiday murals that regularly adorned the window of the recently closed Woodhaven Pharmacy. That was the work of Woodhaven resident Debora...
Dec 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven's Broadway stage
There are those of us who decorate our homes for Christmas, and then there are those who have turned holiday decorations into something resembling a stage production. Right now, on 91st Street near...
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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People attend the exhibition "Une histoire de Charlie hebdo" ("A History of Charlie Hebdo") in tribute to the dead French cartoonists at Le Musee de la Bande Dessinee in Angouleme, eastern France, on January 28, 2015Angoulême (France) (AFP) - One of the world's leading comics festivals opened in France on Thursday under tight security as it dedicated this year's event to the murdered cartoonists of Charlie Hebdo. The festival in the southwestern town of Angouleme also created a first when it gave its coveted Grand Prix lifetime achievement award to a manga artist, with Japan's Katsuhiro Otomo scooping the prize. This year's guests -- including some of the biggest names in comics and graphic novels from around the world -- found themselves under unprecedented protection after the attacks on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris on January 7 that left 12 dead. "The 2015 festival will be a time for remembering but we also want to show that life goes on," festival director Franck Bondoux said.


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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A gunman entered the headquarters of Dutch national broadcaster NOS outside Amsterdam on Thursday and demanded airtime on television, before being detained, the company's director said.
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FILE - In this Wednesday Jan. 28, 2015, file photo, Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch gestures at a news conference for NFL football's Super Bowl XLIX in Phoenix. The NFL may not like those "Beast Mode" caps Lynch has been wearing during his Super Bowl press appearances, but the fans apparently do. As the league reportedly considers fining Lynch for promoting an unauthorized brand, the New Era Cap Co. is busy making more of the caps after they sold out on Lynch's website. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Hats off to Marshawn Lynch.


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