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Implications of the Recent Retail Wage Increases
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Setphen D. Hans Recently, Wal-Mart announced its decision to raise the base wage of its employees. Wal-Mart plans to increase wages for close to 40 percent of its workforce. As of April, wo...
Coming Soon: 3 Family Brick Residential Home in East Elmhurst. ASKING $999,000
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George & Abigail Herrera Will Introduce another 3 Family for Sale in East Elmhurst NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely East Elmhurst 3 Family Home for Sale. Offe...
Just Listed Single Family Brick Home for Sale in Briarwood NY. Asking $750k
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George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another Single Family Home for Sale in Kew Garden Hills NY!!!   Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Kew Garden Hiils One Family Home...
Wal-Mart Hit by EEOC with Age and Disability Discrimination Suit
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Sometimes hearing about a discrimination case is the best way for employers to understand potential liability. People would expect a company the size of Wal-Mart to have ant...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: MAR 2015
Mar 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
March 2015 Queens NY Market Update Homes sales declined in February on a monthly basis, and continued to show declines year-over-year. Prices followed a similar pattern as the sales, posting a mont...
Just Listed: 1 Bedroom Coop For Sale at Station Square in Forest Hills, NY 11375
Mar 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale at Station Square in Forest Hills NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop for Sale. Of...
Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Mar 06, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 358 358 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...
JUST LISTED: 2br Coop For Sale at Windsor Oaks in Bayside, NY!
Mar 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br Coop for Sale at Windsor Oaks in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered for sa...
JUST LISTED: 2br 2bth Coop for Sale at the Mayflower in Forest Hills NY
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br 2bth Coop for Sale at the Mayflower in Forest Hills NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop for Sale...
Do You Have to Pay On-Call Employees for Their Time On-Call?
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans When you hire certain employees for on-call services, questions often arise about wages and hours. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) addresses the issue of on-call employe...

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Queens carousels open for Memorial Day weekend
It was in danger of being closed for good, but the Forest Park Carousel reopened to the public just in time for the unofficial start of summer. On Saturday, May 25, the carousel, which has been clo...
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Cops hunt rapist in Richmond Hill
Normally quiet community now concerned over safety
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Civic announces honorees for fundraiser
The Woodhaven Residents' Block Association has announce the honorees for its 41st annual fundraiser, which will take place on Friday, September 21, at Joe Abbracciamento Restaurant. Man of the Year...
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Forest Park Carousel has triumphant return
Sometimes, you get the happy ending you were looking for. This past week, the Forest Park Carousel had a triumphant reopening, starting with a sneak preview last Thursday to a crowd of residents, e...
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Wishes fulfilled in Woodhaven
This past week was filled with important meetings and momentous activities. The first was our Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation May Meeting with “Candidates Night.” The evening was dedicate...
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Queens carousels open for Memorial Day weekend
It was in danger of being closed for good, but the Forest Park Carousel will reopen to the public just in time for the unofficial start of summer. On Saturday, May 25, the carousel, which has been ...
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Get your tickets now for 2012 Dinner Dance
The last few weekends we have experienced some beautiful warm days. This being perfect weather for walking our Woodhaven Business Improvement District on Woodhaven’s Jamaica Avenue from Dexter Cour...
May 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven fights graffiti
We are not winning the war against graffiti. However, thanks to the efforts of a number of volunteers we can happily report that Woodhaven is no longer losing the war, either. This past weekend ove...
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Parents criticize DOE for PCB removal
Education advocates continue to criticize the Education Department for what they say is a failure to remove light fixtures containing polychlorinated biphenyl (PCBs) from public schools. Congress b...
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Man found burned, dead in Forest Park fire
Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding a suspicious fire in Forest Park on Saturday, May 12, in which a man's body was found severely burned. Around 6 a.m. on Saturday, firefi...
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Emanuel Church to be recognized
Assemblyman Mike Miller pushed a resolution to have Woodhaven's Emanuel Church of Christ recognized and honored by the city. The assemblyman has wanted the church to become part of the state's dail...
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DeBlasio pushes for reform on stop and frisks
But mayor continues to defend it
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106 Precinct gets 14 new officers
The 106 Precinct added 14 officers to their team last week, a move which has the surrounding community happy. The precinct, which covers Howard Beach, South Ozone Park, Richmond Hill, didn't receiv...
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Murder-suicide at JFK hotel leaves two dead
Shots were fired around lunchtime in a normally quiet Hilton Garden Inn near Kennedy Airport on Thursday, May 10. Gary Zalevsky, 47, of Sunny Island Beach, Florida, was dining with five associates ...
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Neir's Tavern hosts fundraiser for autism
Neir's Tavern in Woodhaven is hosting their second annual golf benefit on Thursday, May 17 at Forest Park, and this time around the local watering hole is raising money for individuals and families...
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Fireworks go off at the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House to signal the start of Earth HourThe Sydney Harbour Bridge and the sails on the nearby Opera House went dark Saturday, as lights on landmarks around Australia were switched off for the global climate change awareness campaign Earth Hour. Millions are expected to take part around the world in the annual event organised by conservation group WWF, with hundreds of well-known sights including the Eiffel Tower in Paris and the Seattle Space Needle set to plunge into darkness. "It's almost like the thing vanished," said Tony Jennings from Earth Hour after standing under the Harbour Bridge as the lights went off at 8:30pm (0930 GMT).


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French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, center, speaks to journalists as he arrives for a new round of nuclear talks with Iran in Lausanne, Switzerland, Saturday, March 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Keystone, Jean-Christophe Bott)LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program picked up pace on Saturday with the foreign ministers of France and Germany joining U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in talks with Iran's top diplomat ahead of a looming end-of-March deadline for a preliminary deal.


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Top US and Iranian diplomats try to hammer out a nuclear deal as the deadline loomsTortuous negotiations aimed at laying to rest fears that Iran will acquire nuclear weapons moved into top gear Saturday with each side demanding the other give ground ahead of a looming deadline. "We're at that point in the negotiations where we really need to see decisions being made," a senior US State Department official said late Friday at the talks in Lausanne, Switzerland. The other side needs to choose between pressure and a political accord," countered Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. France's top diplomat Laurent Fabius, the most hawkish in the P5+1 group of countries negotiating with Iran since late 2013, was the first European minister to fly in for the crucial talks saying he wanted to reach a "robust deal".


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