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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?
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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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Catholic Charities breaks ground on new children's center
Original facility force to close due to damage from Sandy
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Pols host arts meet-and-greet in Fort Greene
Discuss how to increase visibility for small organizations
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Borough president hosts annual Interfaith Breakfast
Introduces new campaign to get Metrocards in hands of needy
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Activists support hunger strike by ICE detainees
Rally outside Clinton's Brooklyn campaign HQ
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Yungman Lee to challenge Velazquez for Congress
Fellow Democrat hopes to unseat 12-term Congresswoman
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Brooklyn tree lighting starts holiday season
Residents gather at MetroTech for 26th annual celebration
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Coalition releases annual report on hunger in the city
Calls for min wage increase, funding for SNAP
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Shoppers flock to Atlantic Avenue on Small Biz Saturday
Local businesses see benefit of promotion
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Borough presidents releases Brooklyn debt report
Introduces strategies to reduce debt by educating students
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Borough president addresses safety at Brooklyn venues
Says no venue is too small to be prepared
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BP honors exemplary Brooklyn detectives, praises work
Borough President Eric Adams honored 40 of Brooklyn’s top police detectives for exemplary service in a special ceremony last week. “Detective work is more than ‘Law and Order’-like glamour, it is a...
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First-ever holiday market held in Kew Gardens
The residents of Kew Gardens were treated to the area’s first-ever holiday market last Sunday. For one day only, local artists sold unique jewelry, pottery, artwork and accessories on the patio of ...
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Work moving quickly in Bushwick playground renovation
Both phases at Hecksher Playground ahead of schedule
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Brooklyn & Chicago locked in a coding competition
Challenge to sign up schools for an 'Hour of Code'
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City convenes summit on synthetic marijuana
Educates city employees, social workers on dangers of K2
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A truck drives toward a wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alberta, on Friday, May 6, 2016. More than 80,000 people have left Fort McMurray in the heart of Canada oil sands, where the fire has torched over 1,000 homes and other buildings. (Jason Franson /The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDITFORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — A massive convoy was under way Friday to move evacuees stranded at oil field camps north of Fort McMurray, Alberta amid a massive wildfire that officials fear could double in size by the end of Saturday.


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Trees alight along the highway near Fort McMurray, Alberta, on May 6, 2016Canadian police led convoys of cars through the burning ghost town of Fort McMurray Friday in a risky operation to get thousands of people to safety on the other side. In the latest harrowing chapter of the drama triggered by monster forest fires in Alberta's oil sands region, the convoys of 50 cars at a time made their way through the city at about 50-60 kilometers per hour (30-40 miles per hour), TV footage showed.


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BOSTON (AP) — Students who join Harvard's male-only social clubs won't be able to serve as sports captains or leaders of other campus groups starting in fall 2017.
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