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Congratulations to Jim Turano
Jan 17, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
What a versatile person. First Jim Turano was approached by famous artist, Mandy Kelso who wanted to paint Jim's portrait in 2013. He agreed and now in a newly published Art Book, his portrait was ...
Can You Be Denied Workers’ Compensation because Your Employer Pays You Off the Books?
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP Queens Workers’ Compensation Attorneys You have been working a job, but getting paid under the table, so to speak. You get injured on that job—now you can’t work at all! If y...
Videotaping the Execution of a Will
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Bonnie Lawston It's not uncommon, in New York and other jurisdictions, for dispossessed or unhappy heirs to allege that a will was executed under duress or undue influence. What if you vide...
Very Important News for you, If you work more than 40 hours per week for the same weekly salary
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
I work way more than 40 hours a week for the same weekly salary. My boss says that he doesn’t have to pay me anything for my overtime hours. Is this true? It depends. Under the old rule, Anyone who...
How Do Workers Feel About Overtime Pay?
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans The federal overtime rule has been put on hold, and employers are waiting to see whether the DOL will effectively appeal the injunction imposed by the U.S. District Court in...
Varför Utnyttja Raspberry Ketoner kosttillskott viktminskning?
Jan 06, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
Data summeras av den amerikanska viktkontroll Info Network bestämma större än två tredjedelar av vuxna i USA som feta (68,8 procent). Det här laget, är över 35 procent tänkt på feta. Många människo...
Sammeln und halten auch Heidelbeeren und auch Einfrieren Heidelbeeren
Jan 06, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
Blaubeeren sind eine gesunde und leckere Belohnung, die Sie sofort nach der Auswahl oder Verwendung in Pfannkuchen, Muffins oder Marmeladen essen können. Es ist immer viel mehr erfreulich, wenn Sie...
Smoked Poultry Products From Vietnam
Jan 06, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
There are several methods to prepare food, especially meats. Smoking cigarettes nevertheless; not just includes taste but increases life span. Poultry can be placed in a salt brine and after that s...
Health Perks of Pastured Chickens
Jan 05, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
Did you recognize that hens raised on pasture are nutritionally above those raised in business factory settings? Pastured poultry imports  are poultries (and also various other birds like ducks and...
7 TIPS FOR ACHIEVING YOUR FITNESS RESOLUTIONS
Jan 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
  by Mary Murphy (originally posted on www.mmanewyorkcity.com/blog) It’s a few days into the new year, but if you’re anything like me, you’re probably still fine-tuning your resolutions. When I was...

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Andre Stith, Organizing Director for Zone 126
Growing up in the Astoria Houses, Andre Stith knew everybody. He knew all of the kids who grew up in the public housing development, and even their parents. “If you live inside a NYCHA development ...
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Peter Tu, Flushing Chinese Business Association
When Peter Tu began organizing the Flushing Lunar New Year Parade in 1996, only a mere 2,000 people stopped watched. This year, he expects more than 10,000 revelers to brave the cold for the annual...
Jan 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alex Chen, Student Union President
On a cold and blistery Thursday afternoon, Townsend Harris High School senior Alex Chen took the microphone to deliver a clear message: Rosemarie Jahoda isn’t fit to lead the school. The 17-year-ol...
Dec 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lester Lin, Founder/City Mission
When the news broke that the city converted the former Pan American Hotel in Elmhurst into a homeless shelter, enraged neighbors turned out to protest the decision. But one local instead preached c...
Dec 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Claudia Guglielmo, Asthma Coalition of Queens
Claudia Guglielmo wants people to know that asthma is chronic and that there’s no cure for the respiratory illness. Guglielmo is the director of the Asthma Coalition of Queens, which was establishe...
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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Margaret Gibson, Library Assistant Manager
Monday was a good day for Margaret Gibson of East Elmhurst. Gibson, the assistant manager at the East Elmhurst public library, attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the library’s renovation and ...
Dec 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pilisam Balli, Food Action Board
Like many struggling New Yorkers, Pilisam Balli just needs someone to take a chance on him. The 30-year-old Bronx resident is a member of the Food Action Board, a program where food-insecure people...
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harpreet Singh Toor, Sikh Cultural Society
President-elect Donald Trump’s rise to political prominence has produced a shockwave throughout the country, including in his home borough of Queens. It has also inspired a wave of hate crimes and ...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tenzin Tsering, Energy Tech High School
If all goes according to plan, Tenzin Tsering will be the first engineer in his family. The 18-year-old East Elmhurst resident has always been interested in working with electricity. The interest s...
Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mohini Mishra, Selfhelp Managing Director
For the past dozen years, Mohini Mishra has been focused on helping seniors in Queens. Starting as a social worker and now as the managing director for housing and Naturally Occurring Retirement Co...
Nov 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
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Curtis Small, Queens Veteran
With Veteran’s Day approaching, one Queens veteran is feeling grateful for the help he’s received to get back on his feet. Curtis Small, who now lives in Hollis, was born in Trinidad and came to th...
Nov 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jane Qiu, Selfhelp Program Director
The Selfhelp Benjamin Rosenthal Prince Street Senior Center serves 3,472 seniors on any given day, serving lunch, engaging members in enriching programs and keeping them active. Behind the scenes, ...
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
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James Caldwell, 77th Precinct Community Council
In the aftermath of rampant stop-and-frisk and with the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, police and community relations have turned sour in many parts of the city. But in central Brooklyn, ...
Oct 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jerry Frohnhoefer, Fiorello Homes for the Homeless
He’s a man with a plan. With the homeless crisis reaching an all-time high of 60,000 New Yorkers living in shelters, lawmakers and officials have struggled to find viable solutions to the ongoing i...
Oct 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brian Leetch, NY Rangers Champion
It’s not everyday that you’ll find one of the greatest hockey players of all time sitting at your local bar and restaurant, sipping on a drink, signing autographs and taking photos with fans. Last ...
Oct 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
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A group gathers at Knitty City in New York on January 17, 2017 to make pink Pussyhats in preparation for protests for women's rights following the election of Donald TrumpNew York actress Wendy Peace is learning to knit for the first time -- for a cause. More than 60,000 hats have already been made for the Women's March planned the day after Trump's inauguration in the nation's capital, with thousands more on the way. The PussyHat Project all began when two California women went online to post a knitting pattern for a "unique collective visual statement" for the march, which is being attended by the likes of Katy Perry, Julianne Moore and Cher.


2017-01-18 21:11:49 -0500

FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2016 file photo, Tom Ford arrives at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. The Wynn Las Vegas hotel has stopped selling Tom Ford cosmetics and sunglasses and President-elect Donald Trump declared on television it's because of the designer's dis over dressing his wife, Melania. Trump said in an interview that aired Tuesday night, Jan. 17, 2017, on the Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends" that hotel owner Steve Wynn "said he thought it was so terrible what Tom Ford said, that he threw his clothing out of his Las Vegas hotel." (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)The Wynn Las Vegas hotel has stopped selling Tom Ford cosmetics and sunglasses and President-elect Donald Trump declared on television it is because of the designer's dis over dressing his wife, Melania.


2017-01-18 21:10:26 -0500

Buttons for sale are posted as preparations continue for Friday's inauguration of Donald Trump in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST):


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