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DOL Sets Overtime Rules Affecting the Restaurant Industry
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 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 | 55 55 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 | 56 56 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 | 53 53 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 | 121 121 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 | 630 630 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 | 265 265 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 | 262 262 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 | 261 261 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 | 265 265 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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DOT's scary 'solution' for Woodhaven
One of the scariest greetings you’ll ever hear is this: “We’re from the Department of Transportation and we’re here to fix Woodhaven Boulevard.” Rush hour on Woodhaven Boulevard is torture for all ...
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Resolve to discover Woodhaven in 2016
The Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society has over 40 meetings and events scheduled for 2016, and January is shaping up to be an interesting month. The first meeting of 2016 takes place next Tues...
Dec 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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A look back at the stories that shaped Queens in 2015
Mourning the loss of heroes in blue The city lost two officer in 2015 in Brian Moore, killed in the line of duty in Queens Village, and Randolph Holder, a Rockaway native killed in the line of duty...
Dec 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rockaway youth gets new information guide
Helps young community members get involved
Dec 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remember the good deeds this Christmas
What words leap to mind when you hear the name Ebenezer Scrooge? Mean. Cheap. Greedy. And, of course, Humbug. But if you recall, the entire point of Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” is that Mr. Scrooge...
Dec 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens expos provide invaluable info to seniors
State Senator James Sanders hosted three senior resource expos across southeastern Queens last Wednesday. The programs featured valuable information for seniors from healthcare professionals, local...
Dec 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yes, Christmas magic is real
Last week, the following message was sent to me via the Leader-Observer’s ‘Contact Us’ page: “All my friends are telling me that Santa is not real and I don't know what to believe. I saw the Virgin...
Dec 15, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Developer gives tour of TWA terminal before ULURP starts
Project would open hotel, as well as preserve landmark
Dec 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Still time to spread holiday cheer
Parades bring out the best in people. We had the good fortune of seeing that firsthand last Saturday as the Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society marched down Jamaica Avenue with our members and ...
Dec 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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A busy week in Woodhaven
This was a very busy week for our Woodhaven Business Improvement District staff. On Monday, November 30, the WBID sponsored a meeting at the American Legion Hall with representatives from Woodhaven...
Dec 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Employment center opens in Rockaway
Hopes to provide jobs to Sandy-impacted residents
Dec 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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We won't back down on SBS
Recently, in the opinion section of another publication, an article was submitted regarding the Select Bus Service (SBS) proposed by the MTA for Woodhaven and Crossbay boulevards. It also mentioned...
Dec 01, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hate crime in Woodhaven
It was very early on Thanksgiving, about 1:20 in the morning. While most of Woodhaven was asleep, the home security camera quietly kept an eye on the street in front of the homes on 80th Street nea...
Dec 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Airport workers fast for better wages, working conditions
With the holiday season underway, airport workers are hoping to bring home more than just small paychecks and empty stomachs. On the day before Thanksgiving, about 40 workers and their supporters r...
Dec 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven resident celebrates 100th birthday
In 1915, Babe Ruth hit his first career home run, a German U-boat torpedoed the Lusitania, and the very first long distance call by Alexander Graham Bell in New York to Thomas Watson in San Francis...
Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Gael Monfils won his first title in 2 1/2 years, erasing a match point and breaking Ivo Karlovic twice in the span of four service games Sunday during a 5-7, 7-6 (6), 6-4 victory in the Citi Open final.
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2016 race winner Britain???s Chris Froome, wearing the overall leader???s yellow jersey, celebrates on the podium after the twenty-first stage of the Tour de France cycling race in Paris, France, Sunday, July 24, 2016. (Stephane Mantey Pool via AP)PARIS (AP) — After the beer and champagne celebrations, Chris Froome delivered a sobering and emotional message from the Tour de France winner's podium on the Champs-Elysees.


2016-07-24 17:46:59 -0400
WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler have died in a car crash in Wisconsin after working at a kicking clinic, a sheriff's department official said Sunday. LSU kicker Colby Delahoussaye was injured in the crash.
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