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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?
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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 | 73 73 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 | 93 93 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 | 147 147 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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1,000 affordable housing units now available in Arverne
Sandy-devastated complex re-opens two years after storm
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Republicans take control of State Senate
Queens voters stick with their Democratic incumbents
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Port Authority hires group to conduct airport noise study
$8 million study scheduled to take three years
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Rockaway communities still feeling emotional toll of Sandy
Partnership with Children helps ease stress in broken communities
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ENDORSEMENT: We choose Addabbo for District 15
In the State Senate race in the 15th District, incumbent Joe Addabbo faces a challenge from Republican Michael Conigliaro. Conigliaro is a law office manager, and he impressed us with his passion f...
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Woodhaven man keeps rich past alive and well
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WRBA finds DSNY, 311 at fault for ignoring illegal sign complaints
Report offers solution of allowing residents to get involved
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Another successful street festival
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GOP challenger to take on Addabbo in November
Conigliaro says it’s time for new leadership in 15th SD
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Thousands come together for Woodhaven Street Fair
Community celebrates 34 years on Jamaica Avenue
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Cuomo announces competition to overhaul area airports
Vice President Biden praises the aggressive plan
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Trust for Public Land unveils QueensWay study
The former Rockaway Beach Branch of the LIRR in Queens has been abandoned for more than 50 years. But over the last two years, debate over the future of the 3.5-mile rusting tracks has since taken ...
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By David Ingram NEW YORK (Reuters) - Some charities that have received money from U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein said they are reviewing their relationships with him or will decline to accept any future gifts from him in the wake of recent allegations he forced an underage girl to have sex with Britain's Prince Andrew and other powerful men. Epstein, 62, who pleaded guilty in 2008 to procuring an underage girl for prostitution and served a year in a Florida jail, has long burnished his reputation as a philanthropist through a series of foundations that he says have given millions of dollars to institutions ranging from Harvard University to a New York junior tennis league. The filing has also renewed questions about Epstein's once close links to former U.S. President Bill Clinton, though there are no allegations of any wrongdoing by Clinton.
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic (top) embraces his coach Boris Becker as he celebrates after victory against Britain's Andy Murray in the Australian Open final in MelbourneMelbourne (AFP) - 12:51 GMT - AFP IS CLOSING THIS LIVE REPORT after Serbian world number one Novak Djokovic won a fifth Australian Open title, beating Britain's Andy Murray in four sets in the final.


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Germany's Carina Vogt soars through the air during the competition jump of the Ski Jumping World Cup Ladies event in Hinzenbach, Austria, on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)HINZENBACH, Austria (AP) — Olympic ski jump champion Carina Vogt of Germany won a women's World Cup event Sunday for her second career victory, two weeks after her maiden win in Zao, Japan.


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