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JUST LISTED: 2br 2bth Coop for Sale at the Mayflower in Forest Hills NY
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br 2bth Coop for Sale at the Mayflower in Forest Hills NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop for Sale...
Do You Have to Pay On-Call Employees for Their Time On-Call?
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans When you hire certain employees for on-call services, questions often arise about wages and hours. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) addresses the issue of on-call employe...
Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
Authorl Stephen D. Hans For more than thirty years, a line was drawn that differentiated a franchiser and franchisee. The relationship between the two served each other well. Entrepreneurs looking ...
Septic Tank Pipe-Cover Crafts
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
Many yards have ugly septic tank pipes sticking up out of the ground, but not all yards have ones that stand out in the open. In some cases, the septic pipes are hidden amongst trees, bushes or oth...
Are Your Dress Code and Grooming Policies Violating Discrimination Laws?
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
      Author: Stephen Hans Companies have the right to expect employees to be neat in appearance and follow a company dress code. Some companies require short hair for men and no one gives it a sec...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: FEB 2015
Feb 16, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
February 2015 Queens NY Market Update  Home sales continued to decrease in January, significantly below last year, however, inventory ticked up slightly. In response to the low inventory levels and...
Ruby Tuesday Is Accused of Gender Discrimination Involving Men
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 167 167 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans It is common for the media to report on cases of gender discrimination where females did not receive equal pay or the same promotional opportunities as men. In contrast to t...
Stronger Mind, Happier You
Feb 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 199 199 recommendations | email to a friend
by Mary Murphy A lot of emphasis is put on the body when talking about working out—those washboard abs, defined calves, slimmed thighs--but sometimes we forget that the mind is part of the body, to...
Know and Follow the Regulations for Tip Pools
Feb 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 233 233 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans In the restaurant business and hospitality industry in general, employees who provide services, such as servers, hosting staff, bartenders and bus persons typically receive ...
Queens Home Team Awarded Top Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II for Most Units Sold in 2014!
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 296 296 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...

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Talk of convention center spurs excitement and caution
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s plan to build the nation’s largest convention center at Aqueduct in South Ozone Park has everyone’s eyes turned to the borough, and the move could possibly put Queens on the...
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Howard Beach senior center housing moves forward
Howard Beach will soon see a new housing development. Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens (CCBQ) announced that it has closed on $31 million in financing to develop Howard Beach Senior Apartm...
Jan 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Group envisions a high line for Queens
Residents in Southern Queens are putting together a vision to transform the abandoned Rockaway Beach line railroad tracks into the borough's own version of the High Line - to be called The QueensWa...
Jan 04, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Search is on for hit-and-run driver in Woodhaven
The Woodhaven Residents' Block Association is hoping that someone can help identify the driver of a Black SUV who hit a Woodhaven resident and sped away on Friday, December 16, at approximately 1:1...
Dec 28, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bank of America gives funds to Food Bank
The New York City Food Bank announced in December a new program through Bank of America that will allocate $5,000 each to the city's food pantries experiencing the highest demand. The Five Borough ...
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Howard Beacher designs Costa Rican recycle center
Vincenzo Ciaramella, Howard Beach resident and senior architecture major at the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), will travel to Nosara, Costa Rica, in January 2012 for the beginning stages ...
Dec 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parks Department issues fourth RFP for Forest Park Carousel
It's round four for the Forest Park Carousel as the Department of Parks and Recreation announced last Tuesday that they have issued another Request for Proposals for the renovation, operation and m...
Dec 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Safety talk is top at last WRBA meeting of the year
At the Woodhaven Residents Block Association’s last meeting of the year, preparation for the coming winter was top talk. The civic association hosted a presentation by the American Red Cross, entit...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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RWNY unveils last two casinos
On Friday December 16, four months ahead of schedule, Resorts World New York unveiled its additional two floors to the public. The Fifth Avenue Casino and the Crockfords Casino fill the second floo...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Second phase of Aqueduct casino opens this Friday
Less than two months after the official opening of the first stage of the Resorts World New York Casino in South Ozone Park, which brought in over 65,000 patrons, the second and third stages are fi...
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lefferts Library gets special Indo-Caribbean collection
A special collection of books and other media devoted to Indo-Caribbean literature, history and culture, was unveiled last Saturday, December 10, at the Queens Library Lefferts branch. The collecti...
Dec 15, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Chimney scammers sentenced
Queens residents won't have to worry about anyone other than Santa Claus getting in their chimney this holiday season. On December 7, two Long Island brothers were sentenced to jail for repeatedly ...
Dec 14, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven loses beloved teacher
By Ed Wendell President of the Woodhaven Residents Block Association As children, we were taught that we were like seeds that need to be nurtured and that, in time, we would grow up into mighty oak...
Dec 07, 2011 | 9 9 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven Santa Parade rolls down Jamaica Avenue
It was all smiles and cheers last Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3 as Woodhavenites celebrated another end-of-year holiday season. On Saturday, Santa paraded down Jamaica Avenue from 96t...
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A top honor for the Woodhaven Christmas Tree
As tree is lit, ranks #4 in City
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the type of racial discrimination in the Ferguson, Missouri, police department is not isolated.
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Lowell Zeta and his dog Frasier walkwith his roommate Allison De Tal, left, in the falling snow past the Washington Monument on the National Mall in Washington, Thursday, March 5, 2015. The U.S. federal government said its offices in the Washington area will be closed Thursday because of a new round of winter weather expected in the region. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Clocks are springing forward this weekend, but Friday will still feel like winter for much of the country.


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South Sudan's President Kiir and rebel commander Machar attend the signing a ceasefire agreement during the IGAD Summit on the case of South Sudan in Addis AbabaADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Peace talks between South Sudan's government and rebels adjourned on Friday and there was no date set for the next meeting, a mediation official said. Fighting erupted in December 2013 after a political dispute in which President Salva Kiir sacked Riek Machar as deputy president. East African intergovernmental body IGAD, which organised the talks, will issue a statement later on Friday, the official said. The fighting has killed more than 10,000 people and driven more than 1.5 million from their homes. The conflict runs along ethnic rifts that pre-date independence. ...


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