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Implications of the Recent Retail Wage Increases
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 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 | 46 46 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 | 83 83 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 | 96 96 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 | 91 91 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 | 115 115 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 | 363 363 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 | 147 147 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 | 160 160 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 | 148 148 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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Residents plan rally to save Engine 294
Residents of Richmond Hill, Woodhaven and Ozone Park are planning a rally on Sunday, June 5, at 1 p.m. to protest the proposed closing of Engine Company 294 in Richmond Hill. Members of the Woodhav...
May 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ulrich requests additional police presence at Aqueduct
with the new Aqueduct racino set to open its doors by the end of summer, Councilman Eric Ulrich is planning ahead. Last week, he asked Police Commissioner Ray Kelly to assign additional police offi...
May 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven Post 118 honors their deceased comrades
Under bright sunny skies on Monday, about 125 members of Woodhaven Post 118 of the American Legion honored their fallen comrades at an annual Memorial Day Ceremony at its headquarters in Woodhaven....
May 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officer honored for capture of robbery suspect
Police Officer Antwon Trent of the 102nd Precinct was honored with the Cop of the Month award at the community council's monthly meeting last Tuesday for his arrest of an individual with a quality ...
May 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shapiro won't look to replace old boss
Decides not to run for seat vacated by Pheffer
May 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Ozone Park residents clean up Playground 140
Local volunteers from South Ozone Park and Richmond Hill teamed up on Saturday, May 21, to give Playground 140 Park a makeover. Organized by community resident, Joanne Franco, the cleanup of the pa...
May 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bored in Woodhaven
That's Woodhaven in the background of Ted Danson (left) and Robert Gennaro (a.k.a. Mr. Woodhaven). Danson was in the neighborhood filming scenes for an episode of HBO's Bored to Death series on May...
May 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents: bring more police presence to 102nd Precinct
Residents in South Queens say they are lacking in public safety resources. At the last meeting of the 102nd Precinct Community Council, Simcha Waisman, vice president of the Richmond Hill Block Ass...
May 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officer honored for DWI arrest under Leandra’s Law
Police Officer Colin Dyer of the 106th Precinct was honored with the Cop of the Month award at last Tuesday’s community council meeting for his arrest of an allegedly intoxicated driver, who was al...
May 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Can you hear us now?
South Queens residents still vocal on excessive noise
May 17, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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A dream dance studio opens in St. Albans
Last Thursday, Delicia Davis Burrell's dream came true. She, along with Councilman Leroy Comrie and Assembly members Vivian Cook and William Scarborough cut the ribbon on her first dance studio, Dr...
May 17, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ozone Park slated to get new skate park
The forthcoming $1.6 million state-of-the-art addition to London Planetree Park, otherwise known as the 88th Street Park on Atlantic Avenue in Ozone Park, is sure to have a little something for eve...
May 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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New racino comes with security concerns
Over 100 neighborhood residents came to the Community Board 10 meeting in South Ozone Park last Thursday to ask Patrol Borough Queens South Assistant Chief James Secreto one question: how many poli...
May 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pheffer appointed as Queens County Clerk
Question of who will fill her seat hangs
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Worksman Cycles passed up in city's bike share program
Worksman Cycles, the company that has been making industrial cycles in Ozone Park for 113 years, was passed up to be part of the Department of Transportation's (DOT) new bike share program, set to ...
May 10, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Andy Murray, of Great Britain, returns to Santiago Giraldo at the Miami Open tennis tournament, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Key Biscayne, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Andy Murray advanced Sunday to the fourth round at the Miami Open by beating Santiago Giraldo 6-3, 6-4.


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Map locates a building collapse in Manhattan and has been updated with the latest information; 3c x 3 inches; 146 mm x 76 mm;NEW YORK (AP) — Some debris from an explosion and fire in Manhattan's East Village is being taken to a secure site where it will be examined again for any human remains.


2015-03-29 13:00:46 -0400

FILE - In this Feb. 2015, file photo, Texas head coach Rick Barnes calls to his players during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Iowa State in Austin, Texas. Barnes, who shaped Texas into a national basketball power with three Big 12 championships and 16 NCAA Tournament appearances in 17 years, will be released after yet another quick exit from the postseason, people with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Saturday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas confirms that basketball coach Rick Barnes is out after 17 seasons with the Longhorns.


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