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DOL Sets Overtime Rules Affecting the Restaurant Industry
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D.Hans & Associates DOL Sets Overtime Rules Affecting the Restaurant Industry Whether you own a fast food restaurant or a fine dining establishment, you must now pay your salaried w...
Exclusive interview to Michael Bacarella, author of “Lincoln’s Foreign Legion: The 39th New York Infantry, the Garibaldi Guard”
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
      Your book “Lincoln’s Foreign Legion: The 39th New York Infantry, the Garibaldi Guard” is now available on Kindle. What brought you to investigate this type of topic? From my earliest memories...
Estate Planning Checklist For Wills
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Estate planning is an intimidating task that some people prefer to avoid. Except Everybody needs to prepare for estate planning sooner rather than later. To help get the ball rolling, here is a che...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: July 2016
Jul 18, 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 . July 2016 Queens Real Estate Market Update  Queens home sales in June decelerated for the fourth consecuti...
New York City, Queens, Employment Defense Lawyers
Jul 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
Salient Points about the Carlson-Ailes Sexual Discrimination Lawsuit The media is full of reports about the lawsuit Gretchen Carlson, former Fox anchor woman and television host brought against Fox...
Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 630 630 recommendations | email to a friend
A good roof is perhaps one of the most important investments a homeowner can make. Any good investment requires good maintenance. One of the most crucial factors in upholding a roofing system is th...
How to Throw a Block Party in Queens
Jun 16, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 265 265 recommendations | email to a friend
By George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . A Block Party is defined as a community sponsored, public event where there are no sales of goods or servi...
Camping Safety Guidelines
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 262 262 recommendations | email to a friend
Schools are letting out and summer vacations begin. Many children will be heading off to summer camps as part of their vacation recreation and many families plan their own camping trips, some for f...
Is My Job Protected While I Pursue a Workers’ Compensation Claim?
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 260 260 recommendations | email to a friend
Workers Compensation Attorneys Queens & New York If you have been injured on the job and need to seek compensation under New York’s workers’ compensation laws, you may have some concerns about whet...
Dominoes Pizza Sued for Wage and Hour Violations
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 265 265 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit against Domino’s Pizza for underpaying staff. According to Legal Reader , last year the Attorney General’s Office settled for $1...

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Flood panel tech wins city's resiliency competition
FW Brown to install panels to area small businesses
Jun 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven's seven war monuments
Residents of Woodhaven gathered at American Legion Post 118 on Monday to remember those that gave their lives for our country. Due to the weather, the services were held indoors, but it did not det...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials open Rockaway for beach season
Mourn loss of teen that drowned two days before
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Concerns, support for Select Bus Service at town hall
Woodhaven residents flocked to PS 306 to meet with representatives from the Department of Transportation and give their opinion on the Select Bus Service (SBS) project on Woodhaven Boulevard. Accor...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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A busy month of May in Woodhaven
The month of May was a busy one for the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation and the Woodhaven Business Improvement District. First, Assemblyman Michael Miller held a Small Business Forum that...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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The story behind the crime scene
“There’s a story to be told about every crime scene,” says retired NYPD Detective Ike Ilkiw. “People walk the streets of New York never realizing that they’re walking past historic, and infamous, l...
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Slapping on a new coat of paint
Where did you spend last Saturday, a warm day with a little rain, but a day off from work and school? Well, eight Franklin K. Lane ROTC students were with me on 100th Street sprucing up the great m...
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richards allocates $3 million for tech upgrades
Schools in south Queens are getting a major technological boost thanks to over $3 million in funding from Councilman Donovan Richards' discretionary budget. “One of the biggest needs in our communi...
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven's memorial to those lost in WWI
World War 1 took a heavy toll on Woodhaven. For the first few years, the United States sat on the sidelines while the war raged overseas. At that time, Woodhaven was still a neighborhood in develop...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community breaks ground on new school playground
Playtime for students at a Rochdale middle school is about to become more fun. City officials and community leaders broke ground on a new playground at Catherine and Count Basie Middle School 72 at...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outreach program tailored to women battling addiction
Also supports women with addicted family members
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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La Quinta Inn opens its doors in Rockaway
Hotel hires 100 percent Rockaway residents
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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A tragic moment in Woodhaven history
Thirty-five years ago last month, Woodhaven witnessed the most shocking act of violence in its long history, and we would be remiss if we did not take a moment to acknowledge it. What made it so ve...
May 10, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven residents call for Neir's landmarking
Call on City to preserve tavern that opened in 1827
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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How you can help landmark Neir's
Mother's Day is always a very warm and loving day, and I hope that you had a beautiful day with your mother or with her in spirit, for as we know they never really leave us. This past Saturday we s...
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In this aerial view taken from video, part of the miles long queue of traffic outside Dover, England, waiting to cross the English Channel into France, Saturday July 23, 2016, as France is under a state of emergency. Heightened French border security checks caused massive disruption for many hours Saturday as some thousands of travelers tried to make the journey into France. (Sky via AP)British border agents moved in Sunday to help French officials ease the gigantic backups for travelers trying to cross the English Channel into France. By Sunday afternoon, police said the backlog that ...


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(Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) failed to demonstrate "decisive leadership" when it declined to ban all Russian athletes from the Rio Olympics, the chief executive of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said on Sunday. "Disappointingly, in response to the most important moment for clean athletes and the integrity of the Olympic Games, the IOC has refused to take decisive leadership," Travis Tygart said in a statement. "The conflict of interest is glaring,” added Tygart, who had been outspoken in calling for a complete ban.
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File- Thgis July 20, 2016, file photo shows Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, right, and his son Donald Trump, Jr., watching as Eric Trump addresses the delegates during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Trump is asserting that countries like France that he says are compromised by terrorism may be subjected to the “extreme vetting” he proposes as a deterrent to attacks in the U.S. When asked if his proposal might lead to a point when not a lot of people from overseas are allowed into the U.S., Trump said, “Maybe we get to that point” and added: “We have to be smart and we have to be vigilant and we have to be strong.” (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump singled out France as one country he would subject to the "extreme vetting" he is proposing for those seeking to enter the United States, a move he says is necessary to deter attacks by people coming from countries "compromised by terrorism."


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