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DOL Sets Overtime Rules Affecting the Restaurant Industry
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 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 | 56 56 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 | 57 57 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 | 56 56 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 | 122 122 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 | 631 631 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 | 266 266 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 | 263 263 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 | 262 262 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 | 266 266 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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Great day for back-to-school shopping
The past Saturday the weather was warm bright and sunny. It was not hot for our Annual “Back to School Sales Days,” which was held on our award-winning Woodhaven Business Improvement District's Jam...
Aug 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patti Eggers: Woman of the year
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association put out the call for donations and volunteers. Patti Eggers did not hesitate, coming in early the first day, bringing alon...
Aug 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven looks to curb growing crime
Civilian patrols on the table, but volunteers lacking
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Job fair aims to ease unemployment in Jamaica
In Jamaica, many residents have been out of work for months or even years, which explained the block-long line at a job fair in the neighborhood last week. Hundreds stood in the 88-degree heat in t...
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Meet the Man of the Year 2013
Over the past few years, I have had the good fortune of being involved in the selection process of individuals, groups, organizations and businesses that deserve to be honored at the annual celebra...
Aug 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back to School Sales & much more
Back to school they go! And we know what that means in Woodhaven, our Annual “Back to School Sales Days” on Woodhaven’s Jamaica Avenue have begun. Many bargains to be had in your award-winning Wood...
Aug 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jamaica residents call out mayoral candidates
Wants the needs of the neighborhood addressed in campaign
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St. John's Hospital dismisses rumors of closing
St. John's Episcopal Hospital, the only hospital on the Rockaway Peninsula, is dismissing rumors it is shutting down after closing some of its units and proposing layoffs for many of the staff. Hos...
Aug 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avella drops out of Queens beep race
State Senator Tony Avella dropped out of the race for Queens borough president Wednesday afternoon, leaving a two-way race in the Democratic Primary between Melinda Katz and Councilman Peter Vallon...
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Night Out in Forest Park

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Back to School Sales Days already upon us
Our summer is flying by. It seems like just yesterday our students and young graduates were all excited as they headed for summer vacation! Well, here they are now heading back to school, which wil...
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In this case, the punishment is the crime
We all walk around with an expectation that we are protected by the rule of law; if someone is arrested for doing you harm, they will be punished. It is a simple concept that serves two purposes. O...
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Could we have prevented a tragedy?
In the wake of last week’s horrific attack on a 17-year old woman in which she was stabbed repeatedly in front of her home, I have heard from a number of residents. Some are concerned, many are sca...
Aug 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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BID faces the final days of summer
Every year I look forward to the warmth of our short summer months. Yes, our sunny summer is fleeting, so we should enjoy every day while we can. Last week we took our own advice and enjoyed a beau...
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Survivors of domestic abuse seek financial independence
Program at Justice Center teaches saving, investing and loans
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U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice, left, and Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi, right, shake hands as they pose for a photo at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, Monday, July 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, Pool)BEIJING (AP) — U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice is in Beijing for talks with Chinese officials in the highest-level visit by a White House official since an international tribunal issued a ruling that invalidated China's expansive claims to the South China Sea, a move that was set to fuel tensions.


2016-07-25 00:10:27 -0400

Video still of emergency workers following an explosion in AnsbachBy Thomas Krumenacker, Andrea Shalal and Andreas Burger BERLIN/ANSBACH, Germany (Reuters) - A 27-year-old Syrian man denied asylum in Germany a year ago died on Sunday when he set off a bomb outside a crowded music festival in Bavaria, the fourth violent attack in Germany in less than a week, a senior Bavarian state official said. Police said 12 people were wounded, including three seriously, in the attack in Ansbach, a small town of 40,000 people southwest of Nuremberg that is also home to a U.S. Army base. The incident will add to growing public unease surrounding Chancellor Angela Merkel's open-door refugee policy, under which more than a million migrants have entered Germany over the past year, many fleeing wars in Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq.


2016-07-25 00:07:03 -0400

The sanctions on North Korea carry clear exemptions for aid work in a country where an estimated 18 million people need some sort of humanitarian assistanceRamped-up international sanctions on North Korea have inadvertently disrupted the already challenging work of aid agencies there, those in the field say, with risk-averse banks refusing to transfer funds needed to keep operations running. Aid shipments have also been held up or blocked indefinitely at Chinese customs in confusion over what is covered by the significantly upgraded UN sanctions imposed in March following Pyongyang's fourth nuclear test earlier in the year. "Importing goods -– medicines, humanitarian supplies, materials for water and sanitation infrastructure –- has become very difficult," said an official from an international humanitarian group with an office in Pyongyang.


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