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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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Share your memories of 9/11 at GWDC meeting
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WRBA to honor sweets purveyor Margie Schmidt
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Doe Fund coming to Beach 116th Street
Councilman Eric Ulrich gathered with local leaders last week to announce that his office has secured discretionary funding to cover the cost of bringing the Doe Fund to Rockaway Park's Beach 116th ...
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Kiwanis celebrates another year, looks forward
September marks the end of another year of fundraising efforts by the New York District Kiwanis International, and the organization’s governor Joe Aiello was the center of the celebration. Kiwanis ...
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Queens Quiet Skies to host rally protesting plane noise
Event will take place on Sunday in Cunningham Park
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Lost dog tale with a happy ending
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Jamaica and Rockaways have new, expedited bus line
New Q114 halves commute time of Q113
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A poignant 9/11 memorial in Forest Park
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VVA Chapter 32 hosts annual picnic for homeless vets
Queens Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 32 held its 19th annual Labor Day picnic for homeless, elderly and disabled veterans on Sunday, demonstrating the organization’s founding principle that “...
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Sisters of Notre Dame open fall class registration
Classes for GED-equivalent cost women only $30
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Avenue Diner to be honored at fundraiser
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Make sure your vote is counted
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Fundraiser to save the Woodhaven's volunteer ambulance corps
When the furniture store at 78-19 Jamaica Avenue partially collapsed in April of 2013 spewing debris onto the street, no one could envision the toll that it would still be taking on the Woodhaven n...
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Ozone Park business owners critical of public plaza
Others argue to keep only safe space for children to play
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Smith to be honored at civic fundraiser
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Laura Hernandez talks with reporters in her Thornton, Colo., home on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, about the death of her 17-year-old daughter Jessica, who was killed after she allegedly hit and injured a Denver Police Department officer while driving a stolen vehicle early Monday in northeast Denver alleyway. Photographs of Jessica Hernandez stand on a table covered with bouquets of flowers and a display of candles at back in the family's home. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)DENVER (AP) — The family of a 17-year-old girl who was shot to death by Denver police while driving a stolen car is calling for a federal civil rights investigation into her death.


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PHOENIX (AP) — Tickets for the Super Bowl are in hot demand and running for several thousand dollars, but some Arizona elected officials are getting the perk of going for free or at face value.
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Restaurant servers and other tipped workers in New York state would make $7.50 an hour before tips under a proposal recommended by a state wage board Friday
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