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Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 204 204 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 | 245 245 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 | 248 248 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 | 243 243 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 | 296 296 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
Mar 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 320 320 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 339 339 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 | 373 373 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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It’s Simple Phil: Go Get Thibs!
I woke up on Monday morning to the news that Derek Fisher had been fired as coach of the New York Knicks. Considering it was the Monday after the Super Bowl, it certainly took me by surprise. Howev...
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kew-Forest headed to playoffs
The Kew-Forest School’s junior varsity team won the PSAA Eastern Division Championship for the 2015-16 season, going 10-1 in the conference with an overall record of 15-3. Playoffs for the team sta...
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Bears have eyes on playoff spot
A couple of Christ the Kings alums helped St. Joseph’s top Yeshiva over the weekend. Senior Erica Eddy and sophomore Destiny Marino each dropped 18 points and the St. Joseph’s team made 27 free-thr...
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Standout senior forward reflects on career at St. Joe’s
Megafu on cusp of ending college career with over 1,500 points
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cam Newton: Don’t Hate, Just Appreciate
I hate the bye week between the AFC/NFC Championship games and the Super Bowl for two main reasons. First, it’s the first Sunday since Labor Day weekend when I don’t have football to watch. (Yes, I...
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joe’s explodes for 95
Lady Bears fall despite big game from Marino, Porcasi
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St. John’s still looking for first win the Big East
St. John’s trailed by just one at the break, but sixth-ranked Villanova opened the second half on a 22-7 run and defeated the Red Storm, 68-53, Sunday afternoon at Madison Square Garden. Durand Joh...
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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It’s a Cespedes Miracle!
It may be about a month late, but Mets fans received one of the best belated Christmas presents you’ll ever get. After much posturing, the Mets surprised the baseball world on Friday and agreed to ...
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Play 4Kay at St. Joe’s this Saturday
The St. Joseph’s College men’s and women’s basketball teams will play host to the first ever Play 4Kay game on Saturday, January 30, when Purchase College visits The Hill Center for a Skyline Confe...
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Francis gets better of LIU in Battle of Brooklyn
St. Francis Brooklyn forward Amdy Fall had 11 points, 13 rebounds and added four blocked shots to spearhead a defense that held the LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball team to just 21.7 percent shooting,...
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn College holds on against St. Joe’s women
The St. Joseph’s College women assembled an 11-0 third-quarter run to erase an 11-point deficit, but couldn’t corral borough rivals Brooklyn College, falling 55-45 on Saturday afternoon in their fi...
Jan 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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One last time in Brady-Manning rivalry
Throughout the course of this NFL season, and especially over the final two months of this year, I wondered if somehow, someway we could get the dream matchup in the AFC Championship game coming up...
Jan 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joe’s men top Medgar Evers in MLK Day matchup
Megafu pulls down 1,000th rebound of his career
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Kearney track record falls
Belle Harbor residents Therese, Jacqueline and Colleen Gallagher ran extremely well in both the New York City and New York State Cross Country Championship events. In the city championship, Tessy w...
Jan 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don’t Call It a Comeback
Why I'm Rooting for Peyton Manning
Jan 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Downtown Detroit is seen from a vacant lot, looking south along Woodward AvenueThe legislation, which still needs approvals from the state Senate and Governor Rick Snyder, was passed early Thursday morning after hundreds of Detroit teachers called in sick over paycheck concerns, a move that closed nearly all of the district's 97 schools on Monday and Tuesday. Detroit school teachers returned to their classrooms on Wednesday following the "sick-out" after receiving assurances from officials that they will be paid for their work. The Detroit public school system, or DPS, with nearly 46,000 students, has been under state control since 2009 because of a financial emergency.


2016-05-05 06:40:45 -0400
(Reuters) - The wildfire that raged unchecked on Wednesday in the city of Fort McMurray in the heart of the Canadian oil sands region has disrupted oil company operations nearby. While oil sands facilities are not in the fire's path, multiple companies have curbed activities to allow workers and others to get to safety. - Suncor Energy Inc, whose oil sands operations are closest to the city, said its main plant 25 km (16 miles) to the north was safe.
2016-05-05 06:38:56 -0400

A helicopter flies into thick smoke while battling a major forest fire outside of Fort McMurrayBy Rod Nickel ANZAC, Alberta (Reuters) - A massive wildfire that has forced all 88,000 people to flee the western Canadian oil city of Fort McMurray and burned down 1,600 structures is now threatening its airport and communities well south of the town, authorities said on Wednesday. With a few neighborhoods already in ruins, worsening fire conditions Wednesday pushed walls of flames toward thousands of more homes in the northeastern Alberta town, in the heart of Canada's oil sands region. Officials confirmed that a hotel north of main terminal had caught fire.


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