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Queens Home Team Awarded Top Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II for Most Units Sold in 2014!
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
The Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty, led by George & Abigail Herrera, were recently honored at the Keller Williams Realty Landmark II awards ceremony in Astoria, NY. Out of 160 Agents, Q...
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as ObamaCare)
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Author; Donna Stefans Re:Obamacare The Health insurance reporting requirements on the 2014 tax return are a bit complicated. If you and your family were covered by an employer health care plan for ...
A Different Slant on Class-Based Hiring Discrimination
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Most employers are familiar with the pitfalls of discriminating against applicants in protected classes under Civil Rights laws. For the most part, African Americans, Hispan...
← How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants? Are Employers Free from Liability When Using Staffing Agencies to Terminate Employees?
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Companies often find that staffing agencies are valuable resources for helping them fill temporary or permanent positions and for handling human resources issues. However, recently, an outside staf...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants?
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JANUARY 2015
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
January 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of existing home sales increased in December, but remained below that in the same month of the previous year. Home prices declined as we moved in to t...
Negligence of Oregon Hospital Led to Wrongful Death of Patient
Jan 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:  Mark H. Sackstein, Esq. All it takes is one small mistake for a disaster to occur. No matter how much research is done when choosing a hospital, it is impossible to predict a situation suc...
Matching Workouts With the Results You Want
Jan 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard friends complain about not getting the results they want, despite how much energy they’re putting into their workout.  People who want bigger muscles go t...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants?
Jan 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the way...
Immersed in ancient times; the performance of Aida at the Metropolitan Opera. A review.
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   Imagine being immersed in an ancient world, with colossal stone columns, palaces and images of deities, a marvelous music surrounding you and, thank God, no ce...

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Annual Veterans Day Parade marches down Metro
The Queens Veterans Day Parade took place on Sunday, beginning at 80th Street and Metropolitan Avenue and marching to Christ the King High School, where a commemorative service was held. This year’...
Nov 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coalition almost halfway to its fundraising goal
Nearly four months after the formation of the Glendale-Middle Village Coalition to fight a proposed homeless shelter, the group is about to hit the halfway point on its fundraising goal of $130,000...
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Katz not behind Decatur Street development
Says lot should remain manufacturing
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Pan Am and Westway emergency shelters may become permanent
Six-month grace periods soon to expire for emergency sites
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Republicans take control of State Senate
Queens voters stick with their Democratic incumbents
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Howl-O-Ween with Bobbi & the Strays
Bobbi & the Strays held its annual Halloween Masquerade Ball and costume contest on Thursday, October 30, at Russo’s on the Bay in Howard Beach. Proceeds from the event benefit the stray animals he...
Nov 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/27/14-11/2/14)
Monday, Oct. 27 Katisha Cabrerra was arrested at 60-39 Maspeth Avenue for criminal mischief by Officer Jonas. Jennifer Graziano was arrested at 60-19 71st Avenue for disorderly conduct by Officer F...
Nov 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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ENDORSEMENT: We choose Addabbo for District 15
In the State Senate race in the 15th District, incumbent Joe Addabbo faces a challenge from Republican Michael Conigliaro. Conigliaro is a law office manager, and he impressed us with his passion f...
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rudy's Bakery celebrates 80 years of sweets
Ridgewood staple hosts block party to mark milestone
Oct 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glendale Middle Village Coalition continues fundraising push
Halfway to goal to cover legal fees to fight homeless shelter
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104th Precinct Police blotter (10/20/14-10/25/14)
Monday, Oct. 20 Samuel Pena was arrested at the intersection of Weirfield Street and Cypress Avenue for aggravated unlicensed operator by Officer Vincent. Jake O'Hehir was arrested at 62-05 84th St...
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GOP challenger to take on Addabbo in November
Conigliaro says it’s time for new leadership in 15th SD
Oct 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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DHS commissioner has goal of greater transparency
Says he hopes to work with community during visit
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Fall comes to Victory Field in Forest Park
Queens residents were out in force this weekend to celebrate the annual Fall Harvest Festival, an event sponsored by the Parks Department and Councilman Eric Ulrich, at Victory Field in Forest Park...
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/13/14-10/19/14)
Monday, Oct. 13 Christopher Jones was arrested at the intersection of Flushing Avenue and 56th Street for criminal trespassing by Officer Dick. Gordon Wiehl was arrested at the intersection of 59th...
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New Orleans Pelicans guard Eric Gordon (10) drives to the basket in front of Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Eric Gordon scored 28 points and the New Orleans Pelicans snapped the Los Angeles Clippers' six-game winning streak, 108-103 on Friday night.


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Austrian riot police block protesters opposing the annual right-wing Freedom Party's Academic Ball near the Hoffburg palace in Vienna, on January 30, 2015Police in Vienna arrested more than 30 people as thousands protested against a ball organised by far-right groups and politicians. Several thousand people flooded into central Vienna to denounce the "Akademikerball" ("Academics' Ball") at the former imperial winter palace, the Hofburg. Most of the protesters marched calmly amid heavy police presence. The ball -- part of Vienna's traditional ball season which is currently in full swing -- is organised by the far-right, eurosceptic and anti-immigration Freedom Party (FPOe), the third-largest in parliament.


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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives to the basket against Sacramento Kings’ Carl Landry (24) and Rudy Gay (8) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving combined for 44 points, and LeBron James scored 19 in his return from a one-game absence, as the Cleveland Cavaliers stayed hot, beating the Sacramento Kings 101-90 on Friday night for their ninth straight win.


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