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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 | 212 212 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?
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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
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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 | 345 345 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
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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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Theodore Junowicz
Theodore Junowicz passed away on Friday, March 04, 2016 at the age of 77. Dear Brother of the late Mary Zajac. Dear Uncle of Karen Ruth and Jerry Zajac. Private Cremation was held on Tuesday, March...
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Jozefa Zacharewicz
Jozefa Zacharewicz passed away on Monday, March 07, 2016 at the age of 88. Beloved Wife of the late Zygmund Zacharewicz. Loving Mother of Halina Matson, Yvonne Gendig, Ursula Pucci and Eva Bubaris ...
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Ralph Taliercio
Ralph Taliercio passed away on Friday, March 11, 2016 at the age of 85. Beloved Husband of the late Anette Taliercio. Loving Father of Joseph Taliercio, Patrick Taleircio and Lisa Dettling and Fath...
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George Brehm
George Brehm of Maspeth Queens passed away on March 4th 2016 at the age of 85. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. to Mary and John Brehm. He served his Country in the United States Air Force from 1951-1...
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Evelyn Matteo
Evelyn Matteo passed away on Saturday, March 05, 2016 at the age of 86. Beloved Wife of Rosario R. Matteo. Loving Mother of Daniel Matteo and the late Lorraine Matteo. Also survived by numerous lov...
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Mary Cullen
Mary Cullen passed away on Thursday, March 03, 2016 at the age of 87. Beloved Wife of the late Lawrence Cullen. Dear Sister-in-Law of Edward Cullen. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Ascensio...
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Salvatore Cucchiara
Salvatore Cucchiara passed away on Thursday, March 03, 2016 at the age of 64. Beloved Husband of Catherine Cucchiara. Loving Brother of Luisa Costa, Vincenzo Cucchiara, Mary Badala, Joseph Cucchiar...
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Catherine Chatterton
Catherine Chatterton passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at the age of 73. Beloved Wife of James J. Chatterton. Loving Mother of James Chatterton, David Chatterton and Steven Chatterton. Dea...
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John M. Paprociki
John M. Paprociki passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at the age of 64 years. Beloved Husband of Krystyna and her children Kathy and Richard Matuszewski and grandchildren Veronica, Maximill...
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Raymond R. Augustin
Raymond R. Augustin passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at the age of 61. Beloved Husband of Francesca Augustin. Funeral Services were held at Papavero Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 17...
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Margaret Mary Penn
Margaret Mary Penn passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2016 at the age of 66. Beloved Wife of Victor A. Penn. Loving Mother of Michael & Juliette Penn. Cherished Nanna of Gabriella and Grace. Dear ...
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Lillian P. Wasukevich
Lillian P. Wasukevich passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2016 at the age of 92. Beloved Wife of Nicholas Wasukevich. Loving Mother of Donna Kennedy. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and f...
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Joseph P. Succoso
Joseph P. Succoso passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at the age of 96. Beloved Husband of the late Florence Succoso. Loving Father of Janet Wright(Brian), Marian Succoso and the late Grace S...
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Antoinette Sima
Antoinette Sima passed away on Friday, February 19, 2016 at the age of 93. Beloved Wife of the late Vincent Sima. Loving Mother of Al Sima and John Sima. Cherished Grandmother of Vincent and the la...
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Domenico DiColandrea
Domenico DiColandrea passed away on Thursday, February 04, 2016 at the age of 94. Beloved Husband of the late Margherita DiColandrea. Loving Father of Maria Krasevic, Domenick DiColandrea and Antho...
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A Mountie surveys the damage on a street in Fort McMurray AlbertaBy Rod Nickel and Liz Hampton CONKLIN/LAC LA BICHE (Reuters) - A convoy of stranded residents drove back through the Canadian oil town of Fort McMurray, escaping the fire-ravaged region under police escort on Friday, taking the only route out as the massive wildfire spread. Fire enveloped Fort McMurray, burning some 210,000 acres (85,000 hectares) in the area, forcing 88,000 people to flee on Tuesday and Wednesday, and threatening two oil sands sites south of the city. With helicopters overhead and police roadblocks at every turnoff through on the road, the convoy did not stop until vehicles passed the mandatory evacuation zone, south of Fort McMurray, a Royal Canadian Mounted Police spokesman said.


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Visitors pose for pictures against Table Mountain at a viewing site in Cape TownBy Stella Mapenzauswa JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A weak rand and a government U-turn on restrictive visa rules are helping South Africa's tourism sector to stage a strong recovery after a shaky 2015. Foreign visitors dropped nearly 7 percent last year, partly due to new visa regulations requiring children to travel with full birth certificates and visitors from some countries, including China, to appear in person at a South African embassy, often requiring lengthy journeys. The government relaxed those rules in October, and Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom said on Tuesday that the industry, which was also hit by health fears sparked by an Ebola outbreak in West Africa last spring, was on the mend.


2016-05-06 11:29:03 -0400

South African counterpart Zuma gestures as he departs at the airport after an Africa Union-sponsored dialogue in an attempt to end months of violence in Burundi's capital BujumburaSouth Africa's government will never sell the national airline, South African Airways,President Jacob Zuma said on Friday. SAA has received a number of government bailouts worth billions of rand and is in the middle of a turnaround strategy. "Government is very clear, we will never sell this company, no matter what other people say," Zuma said at SAA's offices in Kempton Park, near Johannesburg.


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