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Queens Home Team Awarded Top Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II for Most Units Sold in 2014!
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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)
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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
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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 | 57 57 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 | 67 67 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 | 85 85 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 | 139 139 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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Rockstock surfs on despite unenforced beach closure
While the waves left something to be desired, the vibes were swell and the water was warm at the eighth annual Rockstock and Barrels Surf and Music Festival on Sat., June 28 at Rockaway’s Beach 90t...
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School Sisters of Notre Dame celebrate ten years
In their tenth anniversary year, the School Sisters of Notre Dame have plenty to celebrate. The educational center is a Catholic organization that teaches and empowers “underserved women of all rac...
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Study to assess redeveloping the Rockaway Beach Rail Line
Residents have opportunity to voice opinions on plans
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Explore the history of our neighbor, Richmond Hill
THE WOODHAVEN BEAT
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A year goes by fast
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Woodhaven marks Flag Day with two events
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Pol looks to address vacant waterfront homes
Goldfeder discusses ways to rebuild Sandy-torn community
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City Council urges state to fund brownfield cleanup
With the clock ticking in the state legislature to secure state funding before the session ends, city representatives are calling on Albany to ensure $15 million to fund the Brownfield Opportunity ...
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Live music coming to Woodhaven
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Sisters of Notre Dame celebrate new grads
The School Sisters of Notre Dame Educational Center offers opportunities for economically disadvantaged women to become more fluent in English, learn math and computer skills, and achieve their HSE...
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Renowned chefs deliver meals to Far Rockaway residents
Citymeals fights malnutrition in homebound elderly
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Pols call for traffic safety study at P.S. 232
Speed bumps and crosswalk suggested as traffic-calming measures
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What a party Woodhaven!
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PEP approves 10,000 full-day pre-k seats at CBOs
Low-income communities are at focus for additional spots
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Queens CPA pleads guilty to tax fraud
Jamaica certified public accountant (CPA) Md Hyder Alam, 47, pled guilty to tax fraud charges last week for preparing and filing 367 tax returns in which he claimed unqualified tax credits in the 2...
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Former German president Richard von Weizsaecker has died aged 94Richard von Weizsaecker, who died Saturday aged 94, was the first president of a reunited Germany and played a leading role in helping the country face up to its Nazi past. Chancellor Angela Merkel called his death "a great loss for Germany" and said his stirring speech in 1985 was "a necessary and clear statement that was significant for our German self-understanding". Germany's current President Joachim Gauck said Weizsaecker had been a "great human being and an outstanding head of state". Weizsaecker began his military service in 1938, was wounded several times and was close by when one of his two brothers was killed early on in the war.


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Media wait on January 31, 2015 outside the presidential residence in Minsk during talks aimed at ending the fighting in eastern UkrainePeace talks to thrash out a truce agreement between pro-Russian rebels and Ukraine ended without a deal Saturday, Kiev's representative at the talks in Minsk said. Former Ukrainian president Leonid Kuchma told Interfax Ukraine news agency the talks had been "thwarted" after top rebel leaders stayed away and their negotiators refused to discuss a plan for an immediate ceasefire. The negotiator for the rebel Donetsk People's Republic, Denis Pushilin, however, blamed Kiev for causing the collapse of the talks and said insurgent leaders would only sign a deal if Kiev's forces halt fire first, Russian news wires reported.


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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama mingled with Washington power brokers at an Alfalfa Club luncheon.
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