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Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
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Queens New York Employment Defense Attorneys Human Resource Consulting Law Firm Various restaurants across the country are in the process of changing tipping into service charges. The Seattle Eater...
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Are you having trouble evicting a tenant? The Landlord Center has been effectively representing landlords and have been very successful in fighting for their rights for over 20 years. The legal tea...
What it was Like to Buy a Home, after Selling Over 150...
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 194 194 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . My wife & I recently closed on the our very first home and boy was it an experience, especially considerin...
How Does a Prior Injury Affect Your Eligibility for Workers' Compensation Benefits?
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In New York, when you have been injured on the job, you have a right to seek benefits under the state's workers' compensation system. In fact, the workers' compensation system is generally your sol...
ARTS Community: Free Cultural Arts & Networking at CUP Center
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The Enterprise Collective is hosting a free community event to celebrate Women’s History Month at CUP Center located at 1071 Bedford Avenue in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn Saturday, M...
Where Is Paradise?
Mar 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 234 234 recommendations | email to a friend
Where is the Garden of Eden, and therefore, the tree of life, today? Is this the same as Paradise? Genesis 3:24 I may have bit off a little too much with this question. But it has often come to my ...
The Real Deal-Real Estate Update
Mar 08, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 286 286 recommendations | email to a friend
Since 1979 when Jim Turano then sales agent, first started, he was the first in the community to offer Senior Citizen Discounts. In addition he offered Police officers and fireman discounts when th...
Queens Real Estate Market Report: February 2016
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by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . Queens Real Estate Market Update: February 2016 Home sales dropped in January which is somewhat typical ...
University Policies to Deal with Sexual Harassment Issues
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 329 329 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently, a sexual harassment case involving a Chicago professor became high profile in the news. While you can view the case from the perspective of the victim and the alleged abuser, there is als...
5 Ways to Sell your Home for Top Dollar in Queens NY
Feb 22, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 365 365 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . If you own or live in Queens, then you already know that we do things differently here. Not only are we ...

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Brian J. Sabanofsky
Brian J. Sabanofsky passed away on Sunday, September 06, 2015 at the age of 58. Beloved Husband of Theresa Galang-Sabanofsky. Private Cremation was held on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at Fresh Pon...
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Beatrice Spinelli
Beatrice Spinelli passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at the age of 94. Loving Mother of Theresa Tarlowe, Carolyn D’Amelio, Joseph Spinelli and Robert Spinelli, and Mother-in-Law of Joel, D...
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Isabelle Johnson
Isabelle Johnson passed away on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at the age of 81. Beloved Wife of the late George Johnson. Loving Mother of George Johnson, Kim Russo and June Stinett. Cherished Grandm...
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Lawrence J. Zeiss
Lawrence J. Zeiss passed away on September 5th 2015 at the age of 82. He was the beloved companion of Jean Leonard. Loving son of Lawrence & Cathrine. Dear brother of Anna Ingenito, Cathleen Sokasi...
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Gladys R. Kodis
Gladys R. Kodis passed away on September 4th, 2015 at the age of 96. Beloved wife of the late August W., Devoted mother of Gladys, Landolfi and Edward A. Loving grandmother of Marilyn, Faroni, and ...
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Louis Lotierzo
Louis Lotierzo passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at the age of 98. Beloved Husband of the late Nancy Lotierzo and Devoted Sweetheart of Muriel Barry. Loving Father of Jane Dunstatter and the...
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Irene R. Jablonski
Irene R. Jablonski passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late Anthony Jablonski. Loving Mother of Barbara A. Silbert and Anthony Jablonski and Mother-in-Law...
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Marta Rodas Toledo
Marta Rodas Toledo passed away on Monday, August 31, 2015 at the age of 77. Beloved Wife of the late Carlos Romeo Rodas and Sweetheart of Jamie Toledo. Loving Mother of Mayra Khater and the late Ca...
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Denise Loheac
Denise Loheac, formerly of Maspeth, NY died on August 17, 2015 at Ten Broeck Commons, Lake Katrine, NY. She was born in Paterson NJ, on May 22, 1930, the daughter of the late Christophe and Marie-A...
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Lorraine Roth
Lorraine Roth passed away on Friday August 21, 2015. Beloved Daughter of the late Henry & Anna Roth. Loving Sister of Janet Roth. Religious services conducted by Pastor Thomas Goodhardt of Trinity ...
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Theodore P. Sonnessa
Theodore P. Sonnessa passed away on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at the age of 84. Beloved Husband of the late Agnes Sonnessa. Loving Father of Margaret Palma and Christina Synott and Father-in-Law of...
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Sophie Wensek
Sophie Wensek passed away on August 20th, 2015 at the age of ninety seven years. Beloved Wife of the late Roman J. Devoted Mother of Dorothy Balka and James J. Wensek. Loving Grandmother of Stacy, ...
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Katarzina Lechki
Katarzina Lechki passed away on Monday, August 24, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late Stefan Lechki. Loving Mother of Janina Rowland and Alexander Lechki and Mother-in-Law of Aphrodite...
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William T. Gobler
William T. Gobler passed away on Monday, August 24, 2015 at the age of 85. Beloved Husband of IIse H. Gobler. Mr. Gobler was a United States Army Veteran who served during the Korean Conflict. Fune...
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Muthukuttige Nelson Perera
Muthukuttige Nelson Perera passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at the age of 72. Beloved Husband of Jan Regina Perera. Loving Father of Victoria Perera-Roman, Dulan Perera and Dushan Perera and...
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The accident on November 5 last year near Mariana in Brazil's Minas Gerais state began when a tailings dam at Samarco mine failed, unleashing a flood of polluted water and mud into the River DoceBrazilian prosecutors have filed a US$43.4 billion lawsuit against BHP Billiton and Vale over the Samarco mine dam burst that killed 19 and wreaked environmental havoc. The authorities "estimate the preliminary value for repairs to be 155 billion reals," the public prosecutor's office in the state of Minas Gerais said in a statement. Brazilian-owned Vale and Anglo-Australian BHP, which co-own the Samarco iron ore facility, had already agreed to a separate settlement of US$6.2 billion with the Brazilian government in March.


2016-05-04 06:15:52 -0400

Demonstrators protest over the Flint, Michigan contaminated water crisis outside of the venue where the Democratic U.S. presidential candidates' debate was being held in FlintBy Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday will visit Flint, Michigan, a city struggling with the effects of lead-poisoned drinking water, as questions linger over whether his environmental regulators could have acted more urgently to address the crisis. Obama will get updates from federal officials on the response in Flint, a mostly African-American city where more than 40 percent of the city's 100,000 people live in poverty. "Like you, I'll use my voice to call for change and help lift up your community," Obama wrote last week to Amariyanna Copeny, an eight-year-old Flint girl who has marched in protests about the crisis and had asked to meet him.


2016-05-04 06:13:17 -0400

A coalition of opposition groups fighting under the name "Fatah Halab," or Aleppo Conquest, launched an assault on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces with a tunnel bombUS Secretary of State John Kerry warned Syria's Bashar al-Assad of "repercussions" if his regime flouts a new truce under negotiation, as talks to halt the violence shifted to Berlin on Wednesday. Russia has said a new ceasefire to halt fighting in Aleppo could be imminent, with Syria's divided northern city hit by a wave of violence that has killed more than 270 people since April 22. With the UN Security Council to meet on the crisis later Wednesday, diplomatic efforts to stem the violence shifted to Berlin, where German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was to hold talks with UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura, Syria's main opposition leader Riad Hijab and France's top diplomat Jean-Marc Ayrault.


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