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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?
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 235 235 recommendations | email to a friend
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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Shea What?! Citi Field Feels Like Home for the First Time
It amazes me how the narrative can change so suddenly in sports. Frank Sinatra said it best in his song “That’s Life.” “Riding high in April, Shot Down in May.” For the New York Mets, it was the op...
Aug 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Men are the Empire GU 7s champions
Women finish fourth overall in 2015 season
Aug 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Quest to crown the best of the city gets underway
Roundup of first week of action in the Borough Cup
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In Borough Cup, city’s best go head-to-head
The NYC All-Star Sports Group kicked off the 2015 Borough Cup with a grand opening ceremony at Padavan-Preller Fields in Queens last week. The Borough Cup was founded in 2014 by WFAN radio host Cra...
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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After New Additions, Memo to Mets Sent…Time to Win
I guess it’s fair to say the Mets do a better job of following my advice than the Yankees. It’s just too bad it took four-and-a-half months to fix one of the worst offenses in the league. The Mets ...
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St. John’s alum helps US win fifth medal
Plus, soccer alums help Red Bulls and Thompson heads to Germany
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COLUMN: It’s The Lineup, Stupid!
Hopefully for the sake of all of the Met fans out there, the team will actually take my advice as opposed to the New York Yankees, who already sent down my guy Rob Refsynder, who had me waxing poet...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Successful weekend for Brookyn
The men and women of Brooklyn Rugby Club completed another successful weekend at the New Jersey 7s tournament in Monmouth Junction on Saturday. The women earned hardware for the second consecutive ...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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COLUMN: The Kid Is All Right!
Weekend before the All-Star Break, Yankees-Red Sox. Fenway Park. You can’t ask for a better setting and a better place to make your major league debut. I was so excited to hear on Friday night that...
Jul 15, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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1st & 2nd place finish in Hell Gate for Brooklyn Rugby
The third leg of the Empire Rugby Sevens Series, the Hell Gate Sevens Tournament, was contested this weekend at Randall’s Island, and both the men and women of Brooklyn Rugby Club faired very well....
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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U.S. Women aren’t the only soccer champs in NYC
The St. Anastasia Girls’ Pee Wee soccer team finished first place in their division with a 5-1-2 record, and then the team from Douglaston went on to win the Spring Brooklyn-Queens Diocesan Champio...
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U.S. Soccer first women’s team honored with parade
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MLB loses with A-Rod snub
I’ll admit it, I’m still a sucker for the All-Star Game. Since I was a little kid, it’s one of those events right in the middle of summer featuring the best of what the game of baseball has to offe...
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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McClancy baseball finishes third in CHSAA playoffs
The McClancy Crusaders baseball team finished 2nd in the regular season and were rated as high as 6th in the CHSAA AA league before opening the playoffs with division rival St. Francis Prep. The be...
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Heroes Youth Basketball League Crowns 2015 Champs
The 28th Championship games for the Heroes Youth Basketball League were played Wednesday evening, July 1, at Msgr. McClancy Memorial High School Gym in East Elmhurst, and the atmosphere was electri...
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 DoceSao Paulo (AFP) - Brazilian 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.


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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