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Queens Home Team Awarded Top Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II for Most Units Sold in 2014!
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 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...
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as ObamaCare)
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Author; Donna Stefans Re:Obamacare The Health insurance reporting requirements on the 2014 tax return are a bit complicated. If you and your family were covered by an employer health care plan for ...
A Different Slant on Class-Based Hiring Discrimination
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Most employers are familiar with the pitfalls of discriminating against applicants in protected classes under Civil Rights laws. For the most part, African Americans, Hispan...
← How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants? Are Employers Free from Liability When Using Staffing Agencies to Terminate Employees?
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Companies often find that staffing agencies are valuable resources for helping them fill temporary or permanent positions and for handling human resources issues. However, recently, an outside staf...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants?
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JANUARY 2015
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January 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of existing home sales increased in December, but remained below that in the same month of the previous year. Home prices declined as we moved in to t...
Negligence of Oregon Hospital Led to Wrongful Death of Patient
Jan 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:  Mark H. Sackstein, Esq. All it takes is one small mistake for a disaster to occur. No matter how much research is done when choosing a hospital, it is impossible to predict a situation suc...
Matching Workouts With the Results You Want
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I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard friends complain about not getting the results they want, despite how much energy they’re putting into their workout.  People who want bigger muscles go t...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants?
Jan 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the way...
Immersed in ancient times; the performance of Aida at the Metropolitan Opera. A review.
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   Imagine being immersed in an ancient world, with colossal stone columns, palaces and images of deities, a marvelous music surrounding you and, thank God, no ce...

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Woodhaven remembers Anthony Callao
Candlelight vigil held for the teen tragically beaten to death
Mar 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Move over or face penalties
It’s now the law: when you see flashing emergency vehicle lights on the shoulder of the road – move over. Deputy Inspector Amin Kosseim of the NYPD Community Affairs Division told members of the 10...
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Woodhaven-Richmond Hill Kiwanis Club hopes for more members
The Woodhaven-Richmond Hill Kiwanis Club held their first meeting of the spring on Wednesday, March 9, in an effort to recruit more community members and to have their voice heard more in the area....
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Phagwah parade brings vibrancy to Richmond Hill streets
PHOTOS BY MICHAEL O'KANE Over 15,000 people covered head-to-toe in vibrant colors celebrated the 23rd Annual Phagwah Parade, held last Sunday, March 20. With 16 floats and 28 different performances...
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Seniors celebrate Phagwah at local center
The United Hindu Cultural Council of U.S.A Senior Center kicked off an early celebration on March 17 of the Hindu festival Phagwah, also known as Holi, which is the celebration of colors, joy, and ...
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Liberty Tax Services hold successful blood drive
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Resorts World New York accelerates opening
The new racino at Aqueduct will open its doors with far more components in place months earlier than expected, according to Resorts World New York, the casino’s developer, who set the date as late ...
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Without space, Ozone Park CSA's growth could be stunted
The Ozone Park Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) group first got its start last year by a group of women who wanted to fill their community with fresh, local food. The group grew throughout the...
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Painting Woodhaven: An art show is set for the neighborhood
An art show is coming to Woodhaven. On Thursday, March 31, the Woodhaven Residents Block Association and the Emanuel Church of Christ, located at 9312 91st Avenue, will be hosting a free art show f...
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Cops lauded for arrest of alleged gunman
Detective Orin Cox and Officer Kevin Desormeau were honored last week with the 106th Precinct’s Community Council Cop of the Month Award for March for chasing down and arresting an alleged gunman w...
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Community Board votes to have new school constructed
Ozone Park will soon see a new school. Community Board 9 voted last week in favor of building a proposed 416-seat school at 101st Avenue and 90th Street, the site that formerly housed the Blessed V...
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Howard Beach seniors protest plan to close their center
Click on the red dot to see senior centers proposed or closure. Over 250 angry Howard Beach Senior Center members joined with their local elected officials and clergymen last Wednesday to protest M...
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South Ozone Park residents concerned about shelter switch
Ruth Dunaboyina of South Ozone Park, whose daughter attends P.S.124, is concerned about the safety of the children and their parents who live in the community, as well as the teachers and school vo...
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Woodhaven altercation leaves one teen dead
One teenager is dead after an altercation early Saturday morning following a house party in Woodhaven, which was crashed by a group of teenagers who then beat Anthony Callao, 18, to death. The part...
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Senior Center celebrates official opening
Click on the red dot to view senior centers proposed for closure. Despite the fact that the Woodhaven-Richmond Hill Senior Center is one of the 23 centers in Queens facing closure because of New Yo...
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Islamic State militants struck at Kurdish forces southwest of the Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Friday morning, while bombs in Baghdad and Samarra killed at least 21 people, security and medical sources said. Police in the northern province of Kirkuk said Islamic State launched mortars and attacked positions of Kurdish peshmerga fighters in four districts southwest of Kirkuk city. Islamic State has frequently battled Iraqi security forces and Shi'ite militias further south and west since the radical jihadist group surged across the Syrian border last summer, but attacks on the outskirts of Kurdish-controlled Kirkuk have been less frequent. A peshmerga officer told Reuters his forces had recaptured the district of Mariam Bek but said clashes were ongoing in Tal al-Ward, Maktab Khalid and Mullah Abdullah.
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South Korea's Kim Chang-Soo (C) trains in Sydney on January 29, 2015 ahead of the Asian Cup final against Australia on SaturdayTop-scorers Australia will try to unlock the Asian Cup's stingiest defence on Saturday when they meet South Korea in a blockbuster final between two of the region's heavyweights. The Socceroos are desperate to win a first Asian title on home soil, but to do so they will have to find a way through a Korean rearguard which has not conceded all tournament. It could be a case of who blinks first as Australia look to be crowned kings of Asia, after defecting from Oceania in 2006, and South Korea try to end a hoodoo stretching back a staggering 55 years. Runners-up to Japan in 2011, Australia have hit 12 goals in five games and they will start as slight favourites, despite losing 1-0 to South Korea in the group phase.


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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi delivers a statement at the Elysee Palace in ParisBy Maggie Fick CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi cut short a visit to Ethiopia for an African Union summit on Friday, after Islamic State's Egyptian wing claimed the killing of at least 30 security personnel in the Sinai Peninsula. Sisi's office said in a statement that Sisi would return to Cairo after Friday morning's opening session. The four separate attacks on security forces in North Sinai on Thursday night were among the bloodiest in years. Security sources in Sinai said three military planes left al-Arish for Cairo on Friday morning carrying 30 body bags, some of them containing dismembered corpses.


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