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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 | 210 210 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?
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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...
GLENISE GOMEZ CEO EXPANDS ORGANIC SKIN CARE LINE AND ASSISTS TO INSPIRE & EMPOWER WOMEN IN THE 5 BOROUGHS
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Glenise Gomez is the Founder and CEO of Skin Ethiks, a company that specializes in all natural skin care, announced the company’s plans for re-branding and marketing expansion, including additional...
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
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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
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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...

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City touts jump in high school graduation rates
70 percent of 2011 freshman left with diploma after four years
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In Brooklyn, mayor touts success of affordable housing plan
Financed 40,000 units in first two years
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City discusses East NY rezone ahead of February vote
Plan aimed at preserving neighborhood's affordability
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Mobile market brings free fruits, vegetables to seniors
As the cold weather intensifies, seniors living in the Ebbets Field Houses in Crown Heights have one less thing to worry about. Along with partnering organizations like City Harvest, which donates ...
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols launch info campaign on commuter program
City officials descended into the busy subway stop at Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center on Monday morning to remind the city straphangers the new Commuter Benefits Law in now in effect as of January ...
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Polar Bear Plunge evolves through the eyes of local bar
Ruby’s managing partner takes the dip himself
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De Blasio teams up with former mayoral rival on homelessness
Back in 2013, they were political foes in the race to replace Mayor Michael Bloomberg. But on Wednesday, they appeared together to fight a problem plaguing New York City: homelessness. Former City ...
Dec 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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A look back at the stories that shaped Brooklyn in 2015
CitiStorage fire coats Williamsburg and Greenpoint in ash On a quiet Saturday morning along with Williamsburg waterfront, a seven-alarm fire began that would burn and smolder as firefighters spent ...
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Volunteers collect 1,200 toys for donation to 50 groups
Just in time for Christmas, Borough President Eric Adams sans grey beard and red cap played Santa Claus to about 1,000 Brooklyn youths. Gathered around the Borough Hall Christmas tree, Adams thanke...
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Housing, athletic complex coming to Bedford Union Armory
Officials tout community involvement in project
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Pols welcome new addition to SUNY Biotech Incubator
Elected officials and leaders in the field of health care gathered to celebrate the final stage of the State University of New York (SUNY) Biotech Incubator last week. The last portion of the proje...
Dec 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor delivers keynote at immigration conference
Announces new legal aid program for immigrants
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Borough Park street renamed for WWII hero
Councilman David Greenfield honored heroic World War II resistance fighter Rabbi Michoel Ber Weissmandl with a street co-naming in Borough Park over the weekend. Rabbi Weissmandl was a leader of th...
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Students march their college applications to Post Office
Marches held across NYC
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Officials tour green tech incubator in Brooklyn
Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul joined Assemblywoman Jo Anne Simon, NYU Polytechnic vice dean Kurt Becker and State Senator Velmanette Montgomery at the Urban Future Lab incubator in Metrotech Cen...
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Brazilian soldier stands guard near A-29 Super Tucano during opening ceremony of Santiago's Aviation Fair at Chile international airportBy Phil Stewart and Warren Strobel WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. administration is seeking to approve a sale of as many as 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft to Nigeria to aid its battle against the extremist group Boko Haram, U.S. officials say, in a vote of confidence in President Muhammadu Buhari's drive to reform the country's corruption-tainted military. Washington also is dedicating more intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance assets to the campaign against the Islamist militants in the region and plans to provide additional training to Nigerian infantry forces, the officials told Reuters, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss the administration's plans. The possible sale -- which the officials said was favored within the U.S. administration but is subject to review by Congress -- underscores the deepening U.S. involvement in helping governments in north and west Africa fight extremist groups.


2016-05-06 03:13:14 -0400

Nashville Predators forward Mike Fisher (12) leaves the ice with defenseman Anthony Bitetto (2) and center Ryan Johansen, left, after Fisher scored the winning goal against the San Jose Sharks during the third overtime period in Game 4 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference semifinal playoff series Friday, May 6, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators won 4-3 in triple overtime to even the series 2-2. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Fisher ended his own personal playoff drought with his first overtime goal in 12 years, giving the exhausted Nashville Predators plenty to celebrate.


2016-05-06 03:12:50 -0400

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari looks on during a joint news conference with Cameroon's President Paul Biya in AbujaNigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday urged other countries and the United Nations to speed up the process of repatriating stolen money held abroad, which he said was becoming "tedious". Since taking office last May, after winning an election largely on his vow to crackdown on corruption, Buhari has sought help from several nations including the United States and Switzerland to recover money he said was stolen by public officials. "We are looking for more cooperation from the EU, United States, other countries and international institutions to recover the nation's stolen assets, particularly proceeds from the stolen crude oil," said Buhari.  "It is taking very long and Nigerians are becoming impatient," said the president, adding that the process had "become tedious".


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