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What about Wellness Programs as Part of Health Coverage?
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Today many companies offering health insurance also provide wellness programs, which are a preventative medicine approach to health. Today, 94 percent of employers with more than 400 employees and ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update  Queens home sales are down for the third month in a row from August – October. Home sales are also remaining significantly below last year’s levels, according to t...
Forest Hills Food Crawl
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
The Chamber and All The Tastes of New York would love to invite you to our first Forest Hills Food Crawl, a culinary journey through Forest Hills happening this Wednesday, November 12th ! A Food Cr...
Veterans Day-A Time to Reflect!
Nov 10, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Since the Birth of America, so many have lost their lives fighting for our 'Freedom'. Many who survived every war, has experienced Hell on Earth. Many became handicapped, mentally scared, and have ...
What Is the Professional Exception to Employment At-Will Termination?
Nov 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 151 151 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans As described in our earlier blog article, there are exceptions to at-will employment terminations, making them unlawful, and termination based on discrimination is one of th...
Downhome Country Breakfast
Nov 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 297 297 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kiwanis Club of Maspeth presents their DOWNHOME COUNTRY BREAKFAST on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 from 8AM - 12PM.  Location: Martin Luther HS, 60-02 Maspeth Avenue Juice, Buttermilk Pancakes, Sa...
Can You Be the Executor of an Estate in New York if You Don’t Live in the State?
Oct 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 203 203 recommendations | email to a friend
Posted on October 23, 2014 by BonnieLawston If your loved one has died in New York, with a valid will, trust or estate plan there, but you live in another state, you may be uncertain if you can, or...
What Real Estate Lawyers Do
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 260 260 recommendations | email to a friend
In several real estate transactions, especially in it comes to the sale of a house, you can find a lawyer taking an important role. Though they aren’t necessarily needed in real estate transactions...
Legal Eligibility For Workers Compensation & Disability
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
Except in special cases, worker’s compensation covers most employees because most companies are required to purchase some form of insurance to cover their employees. However, the scope of benefits ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: OCT 2014
Oct 22, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 258 258 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of Queens home sales reached its second-highest rate of 2014 in September, but was slightly slower than the previous month and remains below 2013 levels. P...

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The man who built Woodhaven
It was John Pitkin who bought the land that was eventually christened Woodhaven and for that he is generally regarded as its' founder. But it was a man who came here from Switzerland (via France) w...
Jan 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carbon Monoxide causes Ozone Park deaths
Investigators have ruled carbon monoxide poisoning as the cause of death of a father and son in their Ozone Park home on Saturday, January 14. The victims, 29-year-old Aaron Chen and 66-year-old Ku...
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents speak out against street conversions
Some Woodhaven residents vehemently voiced concern at last week's Community Board 9 meeting over the conversion of two streets in the neighborhood – 84th Street and 91st Avenue. CB9 was scheduled t...
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Plan for Queens high line faces opposition
Transit advocates push for new train line to the Rockaways
Jan 13, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two arguments for the rezoning proposal
The Richmond Hill-Woodhaven rezoning plans are drawing supporters and opponents as public hearings on the plans continue to be held. While some, like Ed Wendell, president of the Woodhaven Resident...
Jan 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Ozone Park man sentenced for brutal killing of girlfriend
A South Ozone Park man has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for the 2008 stabbing death of his girlfriend, who was nine months pregnant with his child. In November 2011, Derrick Redd, a...
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Happy Birthday, Ozone Park
Town turns 130 in 2012
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Lefferts A Train station to get ADA elevator
The A train Lefferts Boulevard station will soon be receiving a makeover in the form of an elevator compliant with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards, as well as renovations. MTA re...
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Talk of convention center spurs excitement and caution
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s plan to build the nation’s largest convention center at Aqueduct in South Ozone Park has everyone’s eyes turned to the borough, and the move could possibly put Queens on the...
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Howard Beach senior center housing moves forward
Howard Beach will soon see a new housing development. Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens (CCBQ) announced that it has closed on $31 million in financing to develop Howard Beach Senior Apartm...
Jan 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Group envisions a high line for Queens
Residents in Southern Queens are putting together a vision to transform the abandoned Rockaway Beach line railroad tracks into the borough's own version of the High Line - to be called The QueensWa...
Jan 04, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Search is on for hit-and-run driver in Woodhaven
The Woodhaven Residents' Block Association is hoping that someone can help identify the driver of a Black SUV who hit a Woodhaven resident and sped away on Friday, December 16, at approximately 1:1...
Dec 28, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bank of America gives funds to Food Bank
The New York City Food Bank announced in December a new program through Bank of America that will allocate $5,000 each to the city's food pantries experiencing the highest demand. The Five Borough ...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Howard Beacher designs Costa Rican recycle center
Vincenzo Ciaramella, Howard Beach resident and senior architecture major at the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), will travel to Nosara, Costa Rica, in January 2012 for the beginning stages ...
Dec 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parks Department issues fourth RFP for Forest Park Carousel
It's round four for the Forest Park Carousel as the Department of Parks and Recreation announced last Tuesday that they have issued another Request for Proposals for the renovation, operation and m...
Dec 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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A protester holds a sign outside a burning Walgreens drug store after a grand jury returned no indictment in the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriBy Daniel Wallis and Edward McAllister FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Demonstrators shut down a shopping mall near Ferguson, Missouri, at the start of the holiday shopping season on Friday as protests over the killing of an unarmed black teen by a white police officer turned on some retailers around the country. After a quiet Thanksgiving Day, protesters were out in force again to vent their anger at Monday's decision by a grand jury not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb. ...


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By Bill Rigby SEATTLE (Reuters) - Protesters angered by a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer for killing an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, entered a pair of shopping malls in downtown Seattle on Friday and disrupted a tree-lighting ceremony. More than 120 people were marching when a group broke off, went through Pacific Place mall and chained shut two doors, Seattle Police Department spokesman Patrick Michaud said. Seattle police later said on Twitter that a total of five people were arrested in the protests. ...
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In this photo provided by Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness, some of New York City’s wealthier residents sit down to a holiday dinner with some of the city’s homeless at St. Bartholomew’s Church in New York, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. Wealthier New Yorkers paid $100 a plate to sit with some of their less fortunate neighbors to a dinner, which included roasted turkey, buttered mashed potatoes, red velvet cake and pumpkin cheesecake. (AP Photo/Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness, Carolyn Gragano)NEW YORK (AP) — Some well-off Manhattan residents paid $100 Friday for the honor of eating a candlelit holiday dinner with homeless people at a church, an intersection of two worlds that left one down-on-his luck man thinking the seemingly impossible.


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