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Minor Repairs and Improvements that Make all the Difference in Queens
Feb 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty .   Whenever we meet with Homeowners who are thinking of selling, we usually give them some homework befo...
Senior citizens finding it hard to locate an apartment
Feb 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The real deal. It has been this way for years. Since there are more Senior today than 10 years ago, here are true circumstances that exist today. First off, whether you are financially comfortable,...
Queens Real Estate Market: 2015 Year in Review
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty   Queens Real Estate Market 2015 Year in Review Welcome to our first edition of the “Queens Real Estate M...
Can You Ask Employees to Undergo Medical Screening and Ask About Medical History?
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
New York Employment Defense Attorney talks about Non Discrimination Act Knowing what you can ask and must not ask employees or job applicants is vital for businesses. With all the information avail...
Should you Sell a Property with or without Tenants?
Jan 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home team at Keller Williams Realty So you own a rental or investment property in Queens and you’ve determined that now is the right time to ...
What Does the 2016 Minimum Wage Hike Mean for You as an Employer?
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 167 167 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans A minimum wage increase of $8.75 to $9.00 went into effect in New York on December 31, 2015. For employers, it obviously means you must pay higher wages to all employees who...
Business Law: Corporations VS. Partnerships VS. Sole Proprietorship
Jan 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 219 219 recommendations | email to a friend
There are various types of business organizations: corporations, general partnerships and sole proprietorships. These business organizations have their own legal requirements so they can also be co...
Press Agents—Foot Soldiers in Celebrity Divorce Wars
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 235 235 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo | Dec 31, 2015 | Chris Palermo Blog , divorce , PTB Blog How Celebrities Win and Lose at Divorce For regular folks, divorce is mostly won or lost in the courtroom, or in legal proc...
Long Island Man Driving Lamborghini Dies in Single Car Run-Off-Road Crash
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 239 239 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Dec 29, 2015 | Car Accident Attorney's , PTB Blog Port Jefferson, Long Island Car Crash CBS New York reported that Glen Nelson, age 48, who lived in Belle Terre died in a crash ...
Selling a home in 2016-A must read
Jan 04, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Homeowners-Yes 2015 selling prices have reached record highs, no doubt. And with mortgage rates still at levels of an average of 4% for 30 years, this is a benefit for you when selling. Every home ...

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Advocates and pols demand real affordable housing, union jobs
In Mayor Bill de Blasio’s quest to build or preserve 200,000 units of affordable housing over the next decade, one coalition of advocates say the mayor’s plan isn’t affordable enough for the lowest...
Feb 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Miss New York visits Glendale school
Speaks to students about bullying, following dreams
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (1/25/16-1/31/16)
Monday, Jan. 25 Jocelyn Apolinar was arrested at 458 Onderdonk Avenue for third-degree assault by Office Archange. Stefanie Thompson was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for burglary by Officer Glo...
Feb 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (1/18/16-1/24/16)
Monday, Jan. 18 Derek Rawlings was arrested at Metropolitan Avenue and Cooper Avenue for possession of a forged instrument by Officer Giodani. Emad A. Alarega was arrested at 89-29 Metropolitan Ave...
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Borough Board reviews budget requests for FY2017
After Mayor Bill de Blasio released his preliminary budget for Fiscal Year 2017 last week, members of the Queens Borough Board held a hearing Monday in Kew Gardens to take budget requests from comm...
Jan 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth, Ridgewood manufacturers discuss issues with city
Industrial business leaders in Maspeth and Ridgewood gathered for their annual luncheon to network and discuss some of the top issues facing their respective industries. The luncheon, sponsored by ...
Jan 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekend blizzard produces record snowfall
Queens residents, pols upset about unplowed streets
Jan 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police battle illegal massage parlors on Myrtle Avenue
Local assemblyman looks to fight them in legislature
Jan 19, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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GRYC contributes Myrtle history to Queens Memory Project
Students collecting personal memories about the avenue's past
Jan 19, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (1/11/16-1/17/16
Monday, Jan. 11 Jean M. Accardi was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for petit larceny by Detective Caruso. Danny Estrada was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for criminal contempt by Office Coppel...
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rego Park nightclub to lose liquor license
Rumba Nightclub, a troublesome late-night destination at 67-63 Woodhaven Boulevard, is in the process of losing its liquor license, according to the office of Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz. On Janua...
Jan 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ridgewood high school students create apps for Forest Park
Students from Ridgewood's Grover Cleveland High School last week presented apps they created in school for Queens residents who visit Forest Park. The event took place at the historic Oak Ridge hou...
Jan 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (1/4/16-1/10/16)
Monday, Jan. 4 Leon Jahan was arrested at Hancock Street and Wyckoff Avenue for possession of a forged instrument by Officer Cumar. Jason Cardez was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for third-degre...
Jan 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glendale Yeshiva issued violations for illegal dorms
DOB says they're now in compliance
Jan 05, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols look to remove hoverboards from legal gray area
In efforts to legalize the use of hoverboards and electric unicycles in New York City, elected officials announced legislation that would exempt the devices from being defined as “motor vehicles” u...
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rescue personnel work at the site where a 17 story apartment building collapsed from an earthquake in TainanProsecutors in the southern Taiwan city of Tainan have issued an arrest warrant for the developer of a building which collapsed during an earthquake on Saturday killing at least 39 people, a government official said on Tuesday. The quake struck at about 4 a.m. on Saturday (3.00 p.m. ET on Friday) at the beginning of the Lunar New Year holiday, with almost all the dead found in Tainan's toppled Wei-guan Golden Dragon Building. Liu Shih-chung, Tainan city government deputy secretary general, said an arrest warrant had been issued for Lin Ming-hui, the Wei-guan Golden Dragon Building's developer, and two others.


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American security officers scan airport from rooftop below Senegalese and American flags before departure of U.S. President Obama in DakarBy Emma Farge THIES, Senegal (Reuters) - African forces began a U.S.-led counter-terrorism training programme in Senegal on Monday amid what a U.S. commander said were rising signs of collaboration between Islamist militant groups across north Africa and the Sahel. The annual "Flintlock" exercises started only weeks after an attack in Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou left 30 people dead. The assault on a hotel used by foreigners raised concerns that militants were expanding from a stronghold in north Mali towards stable, Western allies like Senegal.


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Spain's King Felipe VI gives a speech during Epiphany Day celebrations at the Royal Palace in MadridBy Sarah White MADRID (Reuters) - Sympathy for the Spanish monarchy is in short supply among the spectators heading into a theater in Madrid's edgy Lavapies district, where an irreverent look at the former King Juan Carlos' fall from grace is playing to sell-out audiences. The play, called "El Rey" (the King), is billed as a fresh look at the monarchy's place over the past 40 years and questions whether Juan Carlos really had a useful role in shaping modern Spain. Felipe, 48, took over the throne in June 2014 after his father abdicated following a series of embarrassing episodes.


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