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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 | 207 207 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 | 249 249 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
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 252 252 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 246 246 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 | 299 299 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 | 342 342 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 | 376 376 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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Machado is a Rocket
Queens native signs with Houston
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martinez/Chavez weigh-in gets chippy
ANGLE OF THE WEEK
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Soccer returning to Citi Field
The New York Mets announced last week that the Ecuadorian national soccer team will return to Citi Field to play its South American rival Chile on Wednesday, August 15, at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $...
Jul 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jammers sweep Cyclones
The Brooklyn Cyclones lost again on Monday, July 9, as the Jamestown Jammers completed a sweep at MCU Park. In the 5-2 loss, it was the Cyclone bullpen that proved to be shaky. Hansel Robels, the C...
Jul 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes League Championship Results
The Heroes Basketball League held their annual championship games at Monsignor McClancy High School last Tuesday, July 3. Here are the results: League Presented by POWERADE Sponsored by Arby's & We...
Jul 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grand Slam lifts Cyclones
Grand Slam Win For The Cyclones The Cyclones started putting in work early on Saturday night, scoring two runs in the first inning. After a sharp line out by Juan Gamboa to lead off the inning, Dim...
Jul 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Basketball League Scores & Notes
Arby's 20 Mt. Carmel 14 In the 21 & Under Boy’s Division, Arby’s beat Mt. Carmel by a final score of 20 to 14 rain-shortened game. The high scorers for Arby’s were Eric Rios with 5 points and Brand...
Jul 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tranquility nips Dragons in Heroes title game
A technical foul and a steal in the last 30 seconds of regulation allowed Tranquility to force overtime in a Heroes League championship game Thursday night. Tranquility, who trailed by as many as 1...
Jul 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Basketball 21 & Under Schedule: August 9 - 17
Games played through August Thursday & Friday nights at Crowley Park
Jun 10, 2012 | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Inaugural McCarren 5K benefits a good cause
Close to 200 people participated in the first-ever McCarren Park 5K Fun Run/Walk this past Saturday morning. Hosted by St. Nick's Alliance, School Settlement Association, and NYC Runs. The event be...
Jun 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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2012 Heroes Basketball League Scores
5/28/2012-6/1/2012
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Brooklyn's Ali gets knockout in the eighth to take WBA title
Sadam Ali remained perfect as he thrilled a packed house at Brooklyn’s Aviator Sports Complex when he took out Franklin Gonzalez in the eighth round of the Welterweight contest. Ali thrilled fans w...
Jun 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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MLS takes PSAA Division II championship
Behind Kevin Schick's complete game performance, in which he struck out 11 batters and carried a no-hitter through 6 2/3 innings, Martin Luther won the PSAA championship at MCU Park in Brooklyn las...
May 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Triple threat
I'll Have Another will go for Triple Crown at Belmont
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Heroes League Scores & Notes
Week 5/21-5/25
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A Canadian Joint Operations Command aerial photo shows wildfires in Fort McMurray Alberta CanadaBy Rod Nickel and Liz Hampton CONKLIN/LAC LA BICHE, Alberta (Reuters) - A catastrophic wildfire that has forced all 88,000 residents to flee Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada exploded tenfold in size on Thursday, cutting off evacuees in camps north of the city and putting communities to the south in extreme danger. The out-of-control blaze has burned down whole neighborhoods of Fort McMurray in Canada's energy heartland and forced a precautionary shutdown of some oil production, driving up global oil prices. Three days after the residents were ordered to leave Fort McMurray, firefighters were still battling to protect homes, businesses and other structures from the flames.


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(Reuters) - The wildfire that raged on Thursday in Fort McMurray in the heart of the Canadian oil sands region knocked out as much as a third of Canada's daily crude capacity and closed some pipelines. While oil sands facilities are not in the fire's path, eight production companies and two pipeline operators have curbed activities to take precautions to move workers and others to other areas. Following is a list of what oil producers and pipeline companies have said about nearby operations: - Statoil ASA said production at its Leismer oil sands project has been cut by 50 percent to 10,000 bpd to preserve supplies of diluent, which is added to viscous oil sands bitumen so it can flow through pipelines.
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Cincinnati Reds' Brandon Phillips (4) celebrates with Joey Votto, center, after hitting a two-run home run off Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Chase Anderson in the second inning of a baseball game, Thursday, May 5, 2016, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)CINCINNATI (AP) — Jay Bruce hit a three-run homer during his latest big game against Milwaukee, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Brewers 9-5 on Thursday night even though their bullpen extended its historically bad streak of allowing runs.


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