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What to Do When You Have Been Hurt at Work
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Under the laws of New York, if you have been hurt on the job, you have a right to seek benefits under the state’s workers’ compensation system. The program is what has been commonly referred to as ...
Minor Repairs and Improvements that Make all the Difference in Queens
Feb 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty .   Whenever we meet with Homeowners who are thinking of selling, we usually give them some homework befo...
Queens Real Estate Market: 2015 Year in Review
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 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 | 103 103 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 | 114 114 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 | 171 171 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 | 223 223 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 | 238 238 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 | 242 242 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 | 355 355 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...

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Joel Miele, 78, spent a life serving New York City
Joel Miele, who spent a life in public service, died on May 6 at the age of 78. Miele served as commissioner of the Department of Buildings and the Department of Environmental Protection under form...
May 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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“Small Town” remembrance in Woodhaven
The last few weekends we have experienced some warm days, and I hope you enjoyed the beautiful weather on Mother’s Day. This is perfect for walking on our Woodhaven Business Improvement District on...
May 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students explore the rich history of Woodhaven
For the past few months, students at St. Thomas the Apostle have immersed themselves in our community’s history. The end result will be a film titled Woodhaven: Diverse Backgrounds United in One Hi...
May 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Business Expo comes to Resorts World
Queens Chamber partners with JFK to reach new businesses in the borough
May 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big happenings in Woodhaven
This past weekend we enjoyed beautiful weather. This coming weekend, I hope that we have the same warm spring days, especially for Mother’s Day. Yes, if this Sunday is sunny and warm it will be a t...
May 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arts program shaping young minds
Each day seems to bring more and more changes to the world we live in; some changes we like, some we don’t. We’ve all gotten used to the fact that we live in a world that is shifting beneath our fe...
May 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sexual Predator in South Ozone Park
Police say same man is responsible for molesting two girls
May 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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GWDC meets with government officials
Woodhaven Developments
May 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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World organ Day in Woodhaven
World Organ Day is an epic world-wide concert that will celebrate the 850th Anniversary of the establishment of the cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, France. Throughout an entire day, concerts will...
May 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Afterschool programs on chopping block in new budget
Shouting “no more cuts” in front of Borough Hall last Wednesday, students from several afterschool programs across Queens protested Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed cuts to their programs. If pas...
May 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former councilman to replace Tabone on GOP Executive Committee
GOP leaders hope appointment can end some of the internal strife
Apr 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Building collapse still on the mind
The collapse of the building at 78-19 Jamaica Avenue is on everyone’s mind. The dominant thought being thankful no one was injured or killed. This location was an accident waiting to happen, with d...
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keep your valuables safe and secure
The 102nd Precinct and the Woodhaven Residents' Block Association are partnering up to help protect your valuables through Operation ID, a multifaceted program which is offered free of charge by th...
Apr 24, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven small businesses getting late-night fines
Local civic association is not immune
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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It could have been so much worse
Well, what do you think, is spring weather finally here? Maybe even spring with a tinge of summer. I know that we all want this weather to stay. So now that the weather has warmed for good (we hope...
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A midwinter heat wave baked Southern California again Tuesday, breaking more February records as temperatures soared into the 80s and 90s even as the Santa Ana winds that stoked the atmosphere began to fade.
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Eritania Maria, who is six months pregnant, is seen in front of her house at a slum in RecifeBy Stephen Eisenhammer RECIFE (Reuters) - Six months pregnant with her first child, Eritania Maria has a rash and a mild fever, symptoms of the Zika virus linked to brain deformities in newborn children in Brazil. Like other women in the slums of Recife, which squat on stilts over mosquito-ridden marshland in northeast Brazil, Maria has few options if her child develops microcephaly, the condition marked by an abnormally small head and underdeveloped brain that has been linked to Zika. Brazil has amongst the toughest abortion laws in the world and is culturally conservative.


2016-02-10 01:28:46 -0500

FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2014 file photo, police officers watch protesters as smoke fills the streets in Ferguson, Mo. Ferguson's cost of implementing reforms spelled out in a consent agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice could approach $4 million in the first year alone, according to new estimates that further raise questions about whether Ferguson can afford it. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The Ferguson City Council agreed Tuesday to most proposals in a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department that would reform the city's courts and policing systems but also asked for several changes, including some limiting the city's cost.


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