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DOL Sets Overtime Rules Affecting the Restaurant Industry
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 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 | 54 54 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 | 55 55 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 | 51 51 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 | 119 119 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 | 629 629 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 | 264 264 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 | 261 261 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 | 259 259 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 | 264 264 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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Former councilman to replace Tabone on GOP Executive Committee
GOP leaders hope appointment can end some of the internal strife
Apr 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Building collapse still on the mind
The collapse of the building at 78-19 Jamaica Avenue is on everyone’s mind. The dominant thought being thankful no one was injured or killed. This location was an accident waiting to happen, with d...
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keep your valuables safe and secure
The 102nd Precinct and the Woodhaven Residents' Block Association are partnering up to help protect your valuables through Operation ID, a multifaceted program which is offered free of charge by th...
Apr 24, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven small businesses getting late-night fines
Local civic association is not immune
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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It could have been so much worse
Well, what do you think, is spring weather finally here? Maybe even spring with a tinge of summer. I know that we all want this weather to stay. So now that the weather has warmed for good (we hope...
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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An inconvenience, but not a tragedy
We were lucky, we were very blessed. Tons of bricks poured down on to the sidewalk, crushing a vehicle nearly flat. Tons of bricks fell onto, and then through, the roof of the Woodhaven-Richmond Hi...
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Congressman addresses lingering effects of Sandy
Citizens concerned over new FEMA flood maps
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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NoWay QueensWay protest on Jamaica Avenue
Residents call for train and denounce parkland proposal
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Little Mermaid comes to St. Mary Gate of Heaven
This May, Queens will be treated to performances of The Little Mermaid at St. Mary Gate of Heaven school in Ozone Park. Frank Gulluscio, a former Language Arts teacher at St. Mary Gate of Heaven an...
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baseball season kick off in Forest Park
Baseball is back, and the WORKS Little League kicked off the 2013 season with their 55th annual march down Jamaica Avenue. Dozens of the 38 baseball and softball teams from Richmond Hill and Woodha...
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven building collapses
Senior center compromised in the accident
Apr 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven on the airwaves
Radio Free Woodhaven is our community’s weekly radio show (hosted by yours truly) that airs over the Internet every Friday night at 10 p.m. People can listen to it live each Friday, but it is archi...
Apr 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jamiaca Bay to get more visitor friendly
The city is looking to attract more visitors to Jamaica Bay. The city Parks Department and the National Park Service (NPS) announced three Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to build and operate kayak a...
Apr 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRBA forms new clubs & committees
At the March town hall meeting of the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association, we announced the formation of a few new committees and clubs. We are looking for members to fill out the rosters of the...
Apr 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dome brings culture back into the Rockaways
As the Rockaways continues to recover from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy, a new effort by MoMA PS 1 is attempting to bring cultural and educational events to the neighorhood. VW Dome 2...
Apr 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach pictured in Lausanne in JuneThe International Olympic Committee held showdown talks Sunday on whether to ban Russia from the Rio Games over state-run doping, an unprecedented decision that could spark the Olympic movement's worst crisis in decades. An independent report from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said Russia's sports ministry directed a vast doping programme with support from the state intelligence agency that saw thousands of tainted urine samples destroyed or swapped for clean ones. The cheating affected 30 sports and went on during the 2014 Sochi Games and other major Olympic and international events, according to the WADA report released last week by Canadian law professor Richard McLaren.


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People mourn behind flower tributes near the Olympia shopping center where a shooting took place leaving nine people dead the day before, in Munich, Germany, Saturday, July 23, 2016. Police piecing together a profile of the gunman whose rampage at a Munich mall Friday left nine people dead described him Saturday as a lone, depression-plagued teenager. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)MUNICH (AP) — Bavaria's top security official says Germany needs to be able to call upon its military in times of crisis like Friday night's shooting rampage at a Munich mall.


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Supporters of President Erdogan hold Turkish national flags and a portrait of the president during a rally against the military coup on Taksim square in Istanbul on July 23, 2016Turkey readied Sunday for its first cross-party rally against the bloody putsch attempt, following the break up of Recep Tayyip Erdogan's presidential guard as sweeping purges of suspected state enemies continue. The mass rally, to be held under tight security on Istanbul's iconic Taksim square, was called by the biggest opposition group, the secular and centre-left Republican People's Party. "The Turkish republic is stronger than it was in the past," wrote Prime Minister Binali Yildirim in an editorial in the HaberTurk daily.


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