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Queens Home Team Awarded Top Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II for Most Units Sold in 2014!
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty, led by George & Abigail Herrera, were recently honored at the Keller Williams Realty Landmark II awards ceremony in Astoria, NY. Out of 160 Agents, Q...
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as ObamaCare)
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 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 | 16 16 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?
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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 | 55 55 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
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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 | 65 65 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 | 73 73 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 | 84 84 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 | 134 134 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...

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Local mentors honored by Indo-Caribbean Alliance
On Sunday, November 20, the Richmond Hill-based Indo-Caribbean Alliance (ICA) honored nine mentors who volunteered to help 13 local high school students as part of the Progressive Relationships for...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forest park Carousel to get landmarking committee
Residents of Woodhaven remain determined to keep the Forest Park Carousel in the neighborhood and have it light up the area once more. The Woodhaven Residents Block Association announced on Saturda...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family convicted of stealing $1.8 mil
Six-year immigration, real estate fraud
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Grimps, the next big thing
Howard Beach man's cartoon creation rocks and rolls
Nov 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Addabbo urges more street safety
Senator Joseph Addabbo is urging residents and city agencies to be more aware of dangerous conditions on the streets before more fatalities or life-altering injuries occur, according to a statement...
Nov 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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J.H.S. 210 students frustrate Woodhaven residents
Woodhaven residents are at odds with a particular bunch of Junior High School 210 students, who they say torment their properties each school day as they walk home or toward transportation in route...
Nov 22, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Author shares his stories, lessons at Far Rockaway school
The setting: a small conference room near to the principal’s office at the Village Academy Middle School in Far Rockaway. The plot: a discussion among a select group of the most improved students w...
Nov 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven man sentenced to 20 years for killing wife
Former Woodhaven resident Edwin Fuentes was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Wednesday, November 9, for killing his wife and dismembering her body and dumping some of the remains in Forest Park. ...
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Woodhaven man arrested in murder of neighbor
A suspect in the murder of immigration lawyer Yasmeen Rabbani has been arrested. On Saturday, November 12, police arrested 53-year-old Mustafa Omran at the same residence where Rabbani lived at 88t...
Nov 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man convicted in brutal killing of girlfriend and unborn baby
On Thursday, November 3, 38-year old Derrick Redd of Jamaica, Queens, was convicted of second-degree murder and other charges for the stabbing death of his girlfriend – who was nine months’ pregnan...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens untaxed cigarette ring busted
Following a six-month probe by the Queens District Attorney’s office, three Queens men were arrested on Friday, November 4, for allegedly engaging in the sale of as much as 6,700 packs of untaxed c...
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“Welcome to Richmond Hill” sign unveiled
Local elected officials, business and civic leaders unveiled a new sign that reads “Welcome to Richmond Hill” at 133rd Street and Liberty Avenue on Monday, November 7. The sign unveiling, sponsored...
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Police search for Chase Bank robbery suspect
A robbery at Chase Bank, located at 90-14 Jamaica Avenue in Woodhaven, has the New York City Police Department on the hunt. On Tuesday, November 1, at approximately 2:30 p.m., the suspect entered t...
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Free Safe Child IDs at Queens Libraries in November
Aims to raise awareness on child safety
Nov 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven man pleads guilty to murder of wife in 2007
Edwin Fuentes, the former Woodhaven resident who made headlines for brutally killing his wife, Reina De Los Santos Reyes, in 2007 and dismembering her body, pleaded guilty last Tuesday, October 25 ...
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This image provided by Carnvial Cruise Lines shows a portion of the company's television ad scheduled to run during Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. Carnival is trying to boost the image of cruises with its first ever Super Bowl ad after several years of bad publicity from illnesses on cruise ships and the sinking of the Costa Concordia wreck in 2012. (AP Photo/Carnival Cruise Lines)NEW YORK (AP) — More Super Bowl ad rookies will be trying to score a touchdown this Sunday.


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New Orleans Pelicans guard Eric Gordon (10) shoots against Los Angeles Clippers guard J.J. Redick (4) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. The Pelicans won 108-103. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Eric Gordon looked a lot more like the player the Pelicans thought they were getting when he first arrived in a trade that sent Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Clippers in 2011.


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This image provided by Nationwide shows a portion of the company's television ad featuring Mindy Kaling scheduled to run during Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Nationwide)NEW YORK (AP) — It's almost show time.


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