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Implications of the Recent Retail Wage Increases
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Setphen D. Hans Recently, Wal-Mart announced its decision to raise the base wage of its employees. Wal-Mart plans to increase wages for close to 40 percent of its workforce. As of April, wo...
Coming Soon: 3 Family Brick Residential Home in East Elmhurst. ASKING $999,000
Mar 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Will Introduce another 3 Family for Sale in East Elmhurst NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely East Elmhurst 3 Family Home for Sale. Offe...
Just Listed Single Family Brick Home for Sale in Briarwood NY. Asking $750k
Mar 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another Single Family Home for Sale in Kew Garden Hills NY!!!   Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Kew Garden Hiils One Family Home...
Wal-Mart Hit by EEOC with Age and Disability Discrimination Suit
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Sometimes hearing about a discrimination case is the best way for employers to understand potential liability. People would expect a company the size of Wal-Mart to have ant...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: MAR 2015
Mar 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
March 2015 Queens NY Market Update Homes sales declined in February on a monthly basis, and continued to show declines year-over-year. Prices followed a similar pattern as the sales, posting a mont...
Just Listed: 1 Bedroom Coop For Sale at Station Square in Forest Hills, NY 11375
Mar 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale at Station Square in Forest Hills NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop for Sale. Of...
Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Mar 06, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 360 360 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...
JUST LISTED: 2br Coop For Sale at Windsor Oaks in Bayside, NY!
Mar 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br Coop for Sale at Windsor Oaks in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered for sa...
JUST LISTED: 2br 2bth Coop for Sale at the Mayflower in Forest Hills NY
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 158 158 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 | 146 146 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...

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Prostitution activity at Kew Gardens motels forces shut downs
Two Kew Gardens motels allegedly served as prostitution havens for pimps and prostitutes, and five employees at the Kew Motor Inn and the Par Central Motor Inn have been arrested on prostitution-re...
Apr 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nine finalists in QEDC StartUP! challenge
The Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC) announced nine finalists in its sixth StartUP! Business Plan Competition at Deluge Restaurant in Flushing on Thursday, March 29. To prepare for th...
Apr 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York State one step closer to full casino gaming
The odds are looking like they’re in the state’s favor when it comes to legalizing casino gambling. Full-scale casino gaming could come to New York State in the future as both the Senate and Assemb...
Mar 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Addabbo pushes for stronger support of libraries
After kicking off the 130th birthday of Ozone Park at the Queens Library Ozone Park branch last month, Senator Joe Addabbo is making his support for libraries a priority for the 2012-2013 final Sta...
Mar 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ulrich announces “Trees and Sidewalks” program for district
Councilman Eric Ulrich and Department of Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe announced last Thursday, March 15, the implementation of the “Trees and Sidewalks” program to Ulrich's south Queens distric...
Mar 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Street changes voted down at CB9 meeting
Community Board 9 unanimously voted against the controversial proposed street changes for 84th Street in Ozone Park and 89th Avenue in Woodhaven at March's monthly meeting. The vote comes as a big ...
Mar 16, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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A vote of 'yes' for rezoning of Woodhaven, Richmond Hill
Opponents of the plan say they're still not being heard
Mar 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ozone Park man indicted on kidnapping, rape, sex-trafficking charges
A 22-year-old Ozone Park man and five others have been indicted by a Queens grand jury on kidnapping, sex trafficking and other charges for allegedly raping and prostituting a 15-year-old Long Isla...
Mar 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Program to stop teen violence faces cuts
When Jackeline Muniz was 16 years old, she sought counseling at Martin Luther King High School, where she was a student, to help her get out of an abusive relationship. The fighting caused her to m...
Mar 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phagwah parade brightens up Richmond Hill
As many as 25,000 people poured through the streets of Richmond Hill on Sunday, March 11 to celebrate Holi, also known as the festival of colors in the Hindu religion which marks the start of the s...
Mar 14, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Turner's TEACH Act could save parents thousands
A new bill introduced by Congressman Bob Turner could help save families who send their children to non-public schools thousands of dollars each year. On Friday, Turner introduced the Tax and Educa...
Mar 07, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: three shot outside Jamaica Wendy's
Suspected gang dispute
Mar 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Block association urges residents to oppose street changes
As Community Board 9 pushed back the vote on the proposed 84th Street and 89th Avenue changes until March 13, the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association is urging community residents to come out an...
Mar 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forest Park Carousel could spin by summer
The Forest Park Carousel could be spinning by the summer – and this time, there won’t be any merry-go-round of false hopes for residents who have long dreamed of having it back up and running. Acco...
Feb 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public review begins for Woodhaven-Richmond Hill rezoning
On Monday, Department of City Planning Commissioner Amanda Burden announced the beginning of a public review for the 229-block rezoning of the Woodhaven and Richmond Hill neighborhoods. The public ...
Feb 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hong Kong (AFP) - 07:12 GMT - President Tan speaks - Singaporean President Tony Tan, whose position is largely ceremonial, is speaking now. There will never be another Lee Kuan Yew. No one person can take his place nor do what he did," said Tan, a former government minister from Lee's ruling People's Action Party. 07:06 GMT - Lee speech ends - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has wrapped up his eulogy after speaking for nearly an hour.
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US Secretary of State, John Kerry, waits for the start of a trilateral meeting at an hotel in Lausanne Saturday, March 28, 2015. Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program picked up pace on Saturday with the French and German foreign ministers joining U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in talks with Tehran's top diplomat ahead of an end-of-March deadline for a preliminary deal. (AP Photo/Brendan Smialowski, Pool)LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Amid signs of trouble in the Iran nuclear negotiations, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry cancelled plans Sunday to return to the United States for an event honoring his late Senate colleague Edward Kennedy in order to remain at the ongoing talks in Switzerland.


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The body of former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew is transferred atop a gun carriage during a funeral procession in Singapore on March 29, 2015Tens of thousands of mourners braved torrential rain, howitzers fired a 21-gun salute and jet fighters screamed across the sky as a grand funeral began Sunday for Singapore's founding leader Lee Kuan Yew. Singaporeans chanted Lee's name as the former prime minister's coffin, draped in the red-and-white national flag and protected by a glass case atop a two-wheeled gun carriage, emerged from parliament pulled by a ceremonial Land Rover. Four F-16 fighters from the air force's Black Knights aerobatic team staged a fly-past -- with one peeling off to symbolise a "missing man" -- as the cortege made its way through the adjacent civic square where Lee was first sworn in as prime minister in 1959. He kept the position for 31 years, ruling with an iron fist to transform Singapore from a sleepy British colonial outpost into a gleaming metropolis that now enjoys one of the world's highest standards of living.


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