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What to Do When You Have Been Hurt at Work
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Under the laws of New York, if you have been hurt on the job, you have a right to seek benefits under the state’s workers’ compensation system. The program is what has been commonly referred to as ...
Minor Repairs and Improvements that Make all the Difference in Queens
Feb 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty .   Whenever we meet with Homeowners who are thinking of selling, we usually give them some homework befo...
Queens Real Estate Market: 2015 Year in Review
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty   Queens Real Estate Market 2015 Year in Review Welcome to our first edition of the “Queens Real Estate M...
Can You Ask Employees to Undergo Medical Screening and Ask About Medical History?
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
New York Employment Defense Attorney talks about Non Discrimination Act Knowing what you can ask and must not ask employees or job applicants is vital for businesses. With all the information avail...
Should you Sell a Property with or without Tenants?
Jan 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home team at Keller Williams Realty So you own a rental or investment property in Queens and you’ve determined that now is the right time to ...
What Does the 2016 Minimum Wage Hike Mean for You as an Employer?
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 171 171 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans A minimum wage increase of $8.75 to $9.00 went into effect in New York on December 31, 2015. For employers, it obviously means you must pay higher wages to all employees who...
Business Law: Corporations VS. Partnerships VS. Sole Proprietorship
Jan 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 223 223 recommendations | email to a friend
There are various types of business organizations: corporations, general partnerships and sole proprietorships. These business organizations have their own legal requirements so they can also be co...
Press Agents—Foot Soldiers in Celebrity Divorce Wars
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 238 238 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo | Dec 31, 2015 | Chris Palermo Blog , divorce , PTB Blog How Celebrities Win and Lose at Divorce For regular folks, divorce is mostly won or lost in the courtroom, or in legal proc...
Long Island Man Driving Lamborghini Dies in Single Car Run-Off-Road Crash
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 242 242 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Dec 29, 2015 | Car Accident Attorney's , PTB Blog Port Jefferson, Long Island Car Crash CBS New York reported that Glen Nelson, age 48, who lived in Belle Terre died in a crash ...
Marco Malvaldi’s “Game For Five”
Dec 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 355 355 recommendations | email to a friend
Review by Tiziano Thomas Dossena To read a book that was originally written in Italian and that uses idiomatic expressions with validity and proper impact in the English translation is a special tr...

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Farewell to Joe Virgona
His name was Joe Virgona and he loved his family, his country, his church and his community. Whenever you spoke with Joe, you were assured that you’d end the conversation in a better mood than you ...
Oct 04, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remembering a member of the WRBA
His name was Joe Virgona and he loved his family, his country, his church and his community. Whenever you spoke with Joe, you were assured that you’d end the conversation in a better mood than you ...
Oct 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents debate future of rail line
While local residents seemed to be on the fence about converting the inactive Rockaway Rail Line into a park, most seemed to be sure about one thing—they didn’t want to reactivate it. Two parties w...
Oct 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven Street Festival on its way
The weather has really been cool lately. It was downright chilly for some days, then rainy, and now we are back to shades of summer warmth. I just hope that a certain day in October (the 14th to be...
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrating a productive year for WRBA
A sellout crowd gathered at Joe Abbracciamento Restaurant last Friday for the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association’s annual dinner dance and fundraiser.  We were joined by State Senator Joe Addab...
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sorting through changes in health care laws
EPIC, Obamacare both presents new benefits, challenges
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commentary: Stolen wallet restores faith in Woodhaven community
It all started because I have no idea how to handle a tent. We were at the Richmond Hill Park Fair and since rain had been in the forecast, we borrowed a canopy tent from a friend. I was actually q...
Sep 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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9/11 ceremony remembers community members
A 9/11 memorial was held on Sunday, Sept. 9, at Dry Harbor Playground to remember 42 community members from Glendale, Middle Village, Ridgewood and Woodhaven who perished during the Sept. 11 attack...
Sep 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents prepare for street festival
Yes, it is that time of the year again! Our Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation Board Staff and I are working very hard burning the late night oil on the October 14 Wonderful Woodhaven Street...
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Good guys get a break
Sometimes, the good guys get a win. Such was the case last week when it was announced that a crook was apprehended. The brazen thief struck around 6 p.m. on Monday, July 23, near 94th Street and 86...
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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9/11 ceremony remembers community members
A 9/11 memorial was held on Sunday, Sept. 9, at Dry Harbor Playground to remember 42 community members from Glendale, Middle Village, Ridgewood and Woodhaven who perished during the Sept. 11 attack...
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back to school, elections, and sadly, September 11, 2001
Now the important election countdown dates begin. On Thursday, September 13, the Democratic and Republican primaries will be held. If you are a registered Democrat you can vote for incumbent Assemb...
Sep 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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What has changed in 18 months?
On March 12, 2011, Anthony Collao was chased down 90th Street by a gang of teenagers. They caught up with him near 89th Avenue and viciously beat him with a metal pipe. It was described by one poli...
Sep 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back to school sales
The weather was on the warm side, bright and sunny, when on Saturday, August 25, our annual “Back to School Sales Days” began. Our award-winning Woodhaven Business Improvement District on Woodhaven...
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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39th Annual Park Fair
The Richmond Hill Block Association will be hosting its 39th Annual Park Fair on Saturday, September 8, at the Buddy Memorial in Forest Park, located at the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and Park L...
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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By David Alexander and Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Tuesday proposed a $582.7 billion defense budget that emphasizes emerging threats from Russia, China and Islamic State rebels, but the plan is already under fire from Republican lawmakers who charge it short-changes the U.S. military. President Barack Obama's last budget would boost spending on the war against Islamic State militants to $7.5 billion during the 2017 fiscal year, a 50 percent jump over the $5 billion approved this year. The budget heralds a strategic shift as Washington looks beyond the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and enters a new period of great power competition from Russia and China as well as threats from smaller rivals like Iran and North Korea, officials said.
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., smiles as he greats attendees during a campaign stop at the University of New Hampshire Whittemore Center Arena, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Durham, N.H. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Hillary Clinton braced for a potential loss in New Hampshire, the site of her 2008 comeback, seeking to deny rival Bernie Sanders a big victory in the nation's first presidential primary and a springboard into a competitive primary campaign.


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People cast their votes in the presidential primary at Windham High School in Windham, N.H., Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, during the New Hampshire primary. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire voters are putting their big imprint on the 2016 presidential race, a ritual that began 100 years ago with the state's first primary, and for some of them it was a confounding choice capped by a decision in the final minutes.


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