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Queens Real Estate Market: 2015 Year in Review
Jan 31, 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   Queens Real Estate Market 2015 Year in Review Welcome to our first edition of the “Queens Real Estate M...
Can You Ask Employees to Undergo Medical Screening and Ask About Medical History?
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
New York Employment Defense Attorney talks about Non Discrimination Act Knowing what you can ask and must not ask employees or job applicants is vital for businesses. With all the information avail...
Should you Sell a Property with or without Tenants?
Jan 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home team at Keller Williams Realty So you own a rental or investment property in Queens and you’ve determined that now is the right time to ...
What Does the 2016 Minimum Wage Hike Mean for You as an Employer?
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 155 155 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans A minimum wage increase of $8.75 to $9.00 went into effect in New York on December 31, 2015. For employers, it obviously means you must pay higher wages to all employees who...
Business Law: Corporations VS. Partnerships VS. Sole Proprietorship
Jan 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 208 208 recommendations | email to a friend
There are various types of business organizations: corporations, general partnerships and sole proprietorships. These business organizations have their own legal requirements so they can also be co...
Press Agents—Foot Soldiers in Celebrity Divorce Wars
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo | Dec 31, 2015 | Chris Palermo Blog , divorce , PTB Blog How Celebrities Win and Lose at Divorce For regular folks, divorce is mostly won or lost in the courtroom, or in legal proc...
Long Island Man Driving Lamborghini Dies in Single Car Run-Off-Road Crash
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 228 228 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Dec 29, 2015 | Car Accident Attorney's , PTB Blog Port Jefferson, Long Island Car Crash CBS New York reported that Glen Nelson, age 48, who lived in Belle Terre died in a crash ...
Marco Malvaldi’s “Game For Five”
Dec 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 341 341 recommendations | email to a friend
Review by Tiziano Thomas Dossena To read a book that was originally written in Italian and that uses idiomatic expressions with validity and proper impact in the English translation is a special tr...
Million Dollar Legal Mistakes by a Billion Dollar Company
Dec 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 360 360 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans | Dec 8, 2015 | Employment Defense Attorney Even billion dollar companies can allow legal mistakes to occur and have it cost them millions of dollars. Such appears to be the case...
Celebrity Divorces: Angry Divorces to Avoid and Amicable Examples to Follow
Dec 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 317 317 recommendations | email to a friend
Dec 8, 2015 | Chris Palermo Blog , divorce | Suffolk County Divorce & Family Law Attorney:Celebrity Divorces It is no secret that celebrities are often put in the position of role models for the re...

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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 | 7 7 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 | 9 9 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 | 7 7 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 | 7 7 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 | 18 18 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 | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nation's largest passive residence comes to Rockaways
But some residents opposed to building even more housing
Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shop local on Small Business Saturday
We have had very beautiful weather with glorious sunsets, and we hope for the continuation of this weather until the end of November. Whatever the weather, please keep shopping your Woodhaven's Eve...
Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spend your holidays in Woodhaven
This month of November has been mild, and hopefully we will have a mild winter, not like last year's, which was brutal. So now that the weather is mild, shop your Woodhaven’s Jamaica Avenue. As you...
Nov 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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The fight to save a Queens farmhouse
Residents in Elmhurst are fighting to preserve a farmhouse with ties to Woodhaven that is over 300 years old and was owned by some of the earliest settlers in Queens. “The land that the Bloom Farmh...
Nov 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor vetoes off-shore LNG port
Governor Andrew Cuomo last week vetoed a proposed marine port for importing liquified natural gas (LNG) located 19 miles off the coast of New York City. Earlier in the year, the City Council passed...
Nov 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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To the media, Queens is all the same
This past weekend, a man was found dead in Forest Park. We don’t know the details of what happened yet, but our thoughts and prayers are with the man’s friends and family. But this column isn’t abo...
Nov 10, 2015 | 4 4 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clinton foundation hosts volunteer event in Queens
The Clinton Foundation hosted a “Day of Action” in Queens recently, bringing local elected officials and community groups together. Projects included cleaning Brookville Park and helping rebuild ho...
Nov 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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City looking at public transportation in Far Rockaway
$1.5 million, multi-year study for eastern edge of peninsula
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Jill Biden visits Queens to promote free community college
Dr. Jill Biden, a college professor and the wife of United States Vice President Joe Biden, visited Long Island City last week to tell LaGuardia Community College students about Heads Up America, t...
Nov 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Leicester City's Robert Huth, centre left facing away from camera, celebrates with teammate Jamie Vardy after scoring during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Leicester City at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England, Saturday Feb. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Jon Super)MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Leicester stunned Manchester City 3-1 on Saturday to bolster its bid to become the unlikeliest champion in English football history.


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Republican presidential candidate former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a campaign stop before next weeks first in the nation presidential primary Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Bedford, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the race for president, with candidates focusing on New Hampshire, which holds the first primary in the 2016 race on Tuesday (all times local):


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An Aedes aegipty female mosquito floats on stagnant water inside a tire at a used tire store in Villavicencio, Colombia, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016. The Aedes aegipty is the vector that transmits the Zika virus, and also dengue, yellow fever and chikungunya. The females lay their eggs on damp surfaces where they breed. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos said Saturday that there's no evidence Zika has caused any cases of the birth defect known as microcephaly in his country, though it has diagnosed 3,177 pregnant women with the virus.


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