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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?
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 254 254 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?
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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
Mar 08, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 302 302 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 | 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
Feb 22, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 378 378 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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2 no-no’s for Queen of Peace hurlers
On Sunday, May 22, about three hours apart and on opposite sides of Queens, two pitchers from Queen of Peace in Flushing tossed no-hitters for their CYO teams. For the 3rd Grade Sub-Novice team, Mi...
Jun 02, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Greece and Ecuador to square off at Citi Field
Match will be first-ever soccer game held at stadium
Jun 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deportivo Junior off and running
Red Hook soccer league underway
May 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Basketball League Results 5/19-5/23
Thursday, May 19 Woodside – 64 ESPN Zone - 44 In the 17-and-under Boys Division of the Heroes League, Woodside beat ESPN Zone by a final score of 64 to 44. The high scorers for Woodside were Kevin ...
May 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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McClancy enjoys perfect week
It was a busy week for the Msgr. McClancy Crusaders baseball team. The schedule called for 4 games in four days and the Crusaders were a perfect 4-0. On Monday, May 9, it was the Crusaders defeated...
May 26, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Half a Marathon, All of the Fun
Runners compete in Brooklyn Half-Marathon
May 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paul Karmas, SJU Baseball
Athlete of the Week
May 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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LA bests NYC in first People's Games
Los Angeles beat a squad from New York in a basketball game in Union Square last week, taking the title in the inaugural People's Games. Game 1 of the best-of-three series took place in Venice Beac...
May 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commentary: How Agents Are Ruining Baseball
Professional sports has become agent-ized. What I mean by that is that agents have had a negative effect on baseball, and it came to a head last week with the Yankees and longtime catcher Jorge Pos...
May 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Auburndale Soccer Club is Italy bound
A group of teenage soccer players from Queens will be representing the nation at a tournament in Europe this month. An all-star group of players from the Auburndale Soccer Club will be traveling to...
May 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Leave Derek Jeter alone
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May 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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For Hope Reichbach
Editor's Note: Hope Reichbach was an aide to North Brooklyn Councilman Stephen Levin who died suddenly on 28. She was also an avid boxer at Brooklyn's Gleason's Gym, and the following was written b...
May 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bayside Little League Roundup
American Office Interiors vs. M&G Pizza American Office Interiors vs. JC Security American Office Interiors remains undefeated, winning two games last week. On Tuesday, Michael Wegimont led off wit...
May 03, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Opening Day for Greenpoint Little League
The Greenpoint Little League kicked off its 60th season this past Saturday with a parade down Vandervoort Avenue before the league’s opening day games. Founded in 1951, the league has 20 teams for ...
May 03, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYJTL kicks off 40th season
Former Mayor David Dinkins and NYJTL President and CEO Deborah MacFarlane Antoine presented awards at The New York Junior Tennis League’s (NYJTL) Spring Kickoff Celebration on Wednesday, April 27, ...
May 03, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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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.


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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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