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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 | 13 13 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 | 14 14 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 | 53 53 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
Jan 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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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311 town hall addresses noise concerns
Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley held a Town Hall meeting last Tuesday, October 25 in order to have residents learn more about how various city agencies and the government service, 311, can help, and...
Nov 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Resorts World New York casino opens its doors
After much talk and anticipation, completion of the Resorts World New York City casino has finally reached the finish line. The first stage – the Times Square Casino – opened on Friday, October 28 ...
Oct 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Long lines, two-hour wait as Aqueduct casino opens
Build it and they will come. And many from near and far came to experience the new Aqueduct racino on Friday, October 28. Four lines of between 5,000 to 10,000 people wrapped around parts of the Re...
Oct 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven woman found dead in home
Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 54-year-old Woodhaven woman, who was found dead in her home on Sunday, October 23, with three puncture wounds to her neck...
Oct 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mini-documentary reveals “End of an American Dream”
Tells stories of displaced Aqueduct Flea Market vendors
Oct 26, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police searching for two elderly missing men
The NYPD is asking the public's assistance for help locating two missing individuals in Queens. The 106th Precinct has issued a Silver Alert for the two, unrelated individuals who are both from Sou...
Oct 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Aqueduct casino opens doors on October 28
Construction of the first phase of the new Aqueduct casino has crossed the finish line. The highly anticipated Resorts World New York casino will open its doors this Friday, October 28, at 1 p.m., ...
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Community Board 9 approves 7-Eleven
Community Board 9 approved the change of Richmond Hill’s automotive repair shop, part of the Shell gas station at 108th Street and Atlantic Avenue, to a 24-hour 7-Eleven last Tuesday at their month...
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhavenites concerned about raccoons
Raccoons could be slowly taking over Woodhaven. Many Woodhaven residents expressed concern about the furry nuisances at the Woodhaven Residents Block Association monthly meeting last Saturday, Octo...
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forest Park Carousel still stalled on spinning
Parks Department says no “viable” operator found
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Woodhaven Street Fair is “wonderful” indeed
There were ponies. There was a train. There was a country and western band. And some were dancing in the streets. While it may sound like a Midwestern affair, it all went down in Woodhaven this pas...
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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111 indicted in international identity theft ring
Queens District Attorney Richard Brown, together with Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly, indicted 111 suspects in the largest identity theft scheme in United States history on Friday, October 10. T...
Oct 12, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
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Addabbo puts money on full-fledged casinos in NYS
State Senator Joseph Addabbo is calling for full-fledged casinos in New York state after a recent poll from Siena College revealed that fifty-seven percent of New Yorkers support a constitutional a...
Oct 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forest Park gets new tennis courts
Tennis enthusiasts have seven new courts to play on in Forest Park, thanks to money secured by council members Elizabeth Crowley and Eric Ulrich. Crowley held a ribbon-cutting ceremony with city an...
Oct 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York City poverty rate rises
The poverty rate citywide has risen in the last year, reports the United States Census Bureau, with one in five New Yorkers now living below the poverty line. According to the Census, the one in fi...
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DELETES REFERENCE TO GADEIR ABBAS ASSOCIATION TO THE COUNCIL ON AMERICAN-ISLAMIC RELATIONS - FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2013, file photo, Gulet Mohamed, left, leaves the federal court in Alexandria, Va. with his attorney, Gadeir Abbas, after a hearing challenging his placement on the government's no fly list. The FBI on Jan. 29, 2015, added Liban Haji Mohamed, a former taxi driver from northern Virginia to its list of most wanted terrorists, saying he was a recruiter for the al-Shabab terror group in Somalia. An arrest warrant, originally issued in February, was unsealed in U.S. District Court in Alexandria for Liban Haji Mohamed, 29, a naturalized U.S. citizen born in Somalia. The family denies that Mohamed committed any wrongdoing and suspects he went into hiding to avoid constant harassment from the FBI. "Al-Shabab has killed Liban’s uncle and imprisoned his cousins," said Abbas, who for years has represented Mohamed’s brother in a civil-rights suit against the government. "His family believes the allegations have no basis in fact." (AP Photo/Matthew Barakat, File)ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge expressed skepticism Friday about the constitutionality of the government's no-fly list, suggesting that those who find themselves on it ought to be allowed a meaningful opportunity to clear their names.


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FILE - This May 28, 2012, file photo shows a newspaper with a photograph of Etan Patz at a makeshift memorial in the SoHo neighborhood of New York where Patz lived before his disappearance on May 25, 1979. The memorial was set up near a building that housed a convenience store where Pedro Hernandez, accused of killing Patz, told police 33 years after they boy's disappearance, that he choked the 6-year-old and put the still-living boy into a plastic bag, boxed up the bag and left it on a street. Opening statements in Hernandez's trial are set for Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Thirty-five years after the disappearance of a 6-year-old boy in Manhattan ushered in an era of protectiveness for America's children, trial began Friday for a mentally ill man with a low IQ who confessed to his murder and kidnapping.


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NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists who made headlines last March by announcing that they'd found long-sought evidence about the early universe are now abandoning that claim.
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