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Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 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...
Attention Homeowner's! Free Giveaways
Apr 07, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Besides being a Broker for the past 37 years, I have also been active in the Community Organizations and events. Our great Senator Addabbo is doing us all a favor by saving us $100 dollars to buy a...
Free $100 dollar Visa Gift card for Landlords
Mar 31, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Landlords-Homeowner's ///////Be a part of the Celebration in April 2016. ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// Landlords and Owners-April 2016 is a Celebration Month. To Ce...
Real Estate Investing-Better then collecting 1% from a savings bank.
Mar 21, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Imagine .75% -1% interest you get on a savings account. Thats okay if you have less than $10,000 dollars  in the bank. On the other hand, if you are selling a building, you can do a 1031 exchange a...
What it was Like to Buy a Home, after Selling Over 150...
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 167 167 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...
Real Estate-It;s now or never! A must Read.
Mar 17, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
03/17/16 Mortgage rates dropped................. info from lending tree 2016 Mortgage Rates Take Huge Dip - 3.11% APR Rates now at 3.11% APR - $250K mortgage for $972/mo.                      (3.11...
How Does a Prior Injury Affect Your Eligibility for Workers' Compensation Benefits?
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 208 208 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 | 208 208 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 | 206 206 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 ...

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Welcome Chick-fil-A
Dear Editor: How refreshing to hear that the owners of Chick-fil-A plan on opening up to 200 stores in New York City. Now watch how Mayor Bill de Blasio, Comptroller Scott Stringer, Public Advocate...
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
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Making 'Dream' a reality
Dear Editor: Funding for the Dream Act, which would pay for the cost of college of children born in America to parents who are not legal citizens is simple: ask the Department of State to deduct th...
Apr 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
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Old Cold War is heating back up
Dear Editor: I bet most of you believe that The Cold War ended in Reagan’s administration. Surprise, surprise. The Russian Ministry is calling the Obama administration’s sanctions hasty and reckles...
Apr 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
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COTA is saving lives
Dear Editor: The Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA) was founded in 1986 when residents of Bloomington, Indiana, rallied around a toddler who needed a life-saving liver transplant. In le...
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Don’t waste rail line
Dear Editor: Whatever happened to doing fair studies of finding the best solution to a problem? It appears that the city has already made up its mind that we will have Select Bus Service (SBS) alon...
Apr 09, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sigmund has his facts wrong
Dear Editor: When the Global Gateway Alliance formed, it enlisted the membership of the Regional Plan Association, New York University and other NYC institutions. With access to such a wellspring o...
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kudos to QQS
Dear Editor: It is with great pleasure that I read of the accomplishments of Queens Quiet Skies and other entities in convincing Governor Andrew Cuomo to advocate for mitigation of the noise and po...
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bad debt
Dear Editor: Concerning ongoing negotiations with various municipal unions, including the very powerful United Federation of Teachers (UFT), behind closed doors, Mayor Bill de Blasio reminds me of ...
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bag the bag fee
Dear Editor: The City Council is ready to vote on a 10-cent fee for consumers who don't use their own bags at checkout. The ideal is to get the consumers to bring in their own reusable bags. Mayor ...
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free for who?
Dear Editor: So now Public Advocate Letitia James is lobbying the myopic Carmen Farina of the Education Department for a policy of free lunch for all students without any financial considerations o...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
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Build the terminal
Dear Editor: Construction of a Flushing Intermodal Bus Terminal might be a better alternative to "New bus routes near church" (Shane Miller - March 13). In the early 1960's, Flushing Municipal Park...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
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Make a difference
Dear Editor: I think that most of us are aware of our elected officials and the job that they do on behalf of our communities, but we should also recognize the contribution that our community board...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
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What security?
Dear Editor: I found it quite disturbing to read that a 16-year-old youth climbed all the way to the top of the World Trade Center and was not stopped. Now my question was where was security, or la...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
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No to ID cards
Dear Editor: Mayor Bill de Blasio in his State of the City Address offered a plan to the city’s almost half-million undocumented to issue municipal identification cards regardless of immigration st...
Mar 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
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A true patriot
Dear Editor: Edward Rieck’s response (2/27 issue) to Mirza Ghulam Haseeb’s letter was disheartening and downright offensive. The horror of September 11th and other terrorist attacks is in no way a ...
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national news

Followers of Iraq's Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr storm in IraqIraqi anti-government protesters tore down walls and poured into the capital's heavily-fortified Green Zone on Saturday, where they stormed parliament in a major escalation of a monthslong political crisis. ...


2016-04-30 12:46:51 -0400

Warren Buffett participates in the newspaper tossing challenge during the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha NebraskaBy Jonathan Stempel and Trevor Hunnicutt OMAHA, Neb. (Reuters) - Warren Buffett on Saturday defended several of Berkshire Hathaway Inc's larger or struggling investments, including Coca-Cola and the BNSF railroad. Speaking at Berkshire's annual shareholder meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, Buffett also said overall first-quarter operating profit probably fell 12 percent to $3.73 billion from $4.24 billion a year earlier. Buffett said the BNSF railroad was hurt by declining oil prices and coal shipments while insurance underwriting was hurt by loss claims related to hailstorms.


2016-04-30 12:42:08 -0400

(L-R) Bayern Munich's Kingsley Coman, Joshua Kimmich, Serdar Tasci and Thomas Mueller celebrate after the first goal during the Bundesliga match against Borussia Moenchengladbach in Munich on April 30, 2016Pep Guardiola's Bayern Munich must wait to have their historic fourth consecutive Bundesliga title confirmed after being held to a 1-1 draw at home to Borussia Moenchengladbach on Saturday. The champagne had to be put back on ice at the Allianz Arena after Thomas Mueller's first-half header for Bayern was cancelled out by Andre Hahn's superb second-half strike for Gladbach. Second-placed Borussia Dortmund romped to a 5-1 win at home against Wolfsburg to trim Bayern's lead at the top to five points with two games left.


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