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What about Wellness Programs as Part of Health Coverage?
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Today many companies offering health insurance also provide wellness programs, which are a preventative medicine approach to health. Today, 94 percent of employers with more than 400 employees and ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update  Queens home sales are down for the third month in a row from August – October. Home sales are also remaining significantly below last year’s levels, according to t...
Forest Hills Food Crawl
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
The Chamber and All The Tastes of New York would love to invite you to our first Forest Hills Food Crawl, a culinary journey through Forest Hills happening this Wednesday, November 12th ! A Food Cr...
What Is the Professional Exception to Employment At-Will Termination?
Nov 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 151 151 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans As described in our earlier blog article, there are exceptions to at-will employment terminations, making them unlawful, and termination based on discrimination is one of th...
Downhome Country Breakfast
Nov 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 296 296 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kiwanis Club of Maspeth presents their DOWNHOME COUNTRY BREAKFAST on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 from 8AM - 12PM.  Location: Martin Luther HS, 60-02 Maspeth Avenue Juice, Buttermilk Pancakes, Sa...
Can You Be the Executor of an Estate in New York if You Don’t Live in the State?
Oct 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 203 203 recommendations | email to a friend
Posted on October 23, 2014 by BonnieLawston If your loved one has died in New York, with a valid will, trust or estate plan there, but you live in another state, you may be uncertain if you can, or...
What Real Estate Lawyers Do
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 260 260 recommendations | email to a friend
In several real estate transactions, especially in it comes to the sale of a house, you can find a lawyer taking an important role. Though they aren’t necessarily needed in real estate transactions...
Legal Eligibility For Workers Compensation & Disability
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
Except in special cases, worker’s compensation covers most employees because most companies are required to purchase some form of insurance to cover their employees. However, the scope of benefits ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: OCT 2014
Oct 22, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 258 258 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of Queens home sales reached its second-highest rate of 2014 in September, but was slightly slower than the previous month and remains below 2013 levels. P...
A 50th Anniversary Celebration of The Beatles Arrival to America
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 265 265 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens West Kiwanis Foundation proudly presents A 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE BEATLES ARRIVAL TO AMERICA with "Yesterday and Today" - A Tribute to The Music of The Beatles, on Saturday, Oct...

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Prospect Cemetery gets some TLC from its Brooklyn neighbors
Members, volunteers and interns of Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery helped some neighbors in need when they offered a hand in preserving Prospect Cemetery in Jamaica last week. The preservation volun...
Aug 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habitat for Humanity NYC completes first post-Sandy Coney Island home rebuild
After completing 36 Sandy-related home repairs in Staten Island, Habitat NYC sets its sites on Brooklyn
Aug 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maggie Russo’s first pitch against cancer
At six years old, Maggie Russo has already had to face one tough battle: The fight against cancer. And she kicked its butt. To celebrate that feat, the Brooklyn Cyclones invited Maggie to throw out...
Aug 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Through apprenticeship, students learn the meaning of heritage
While many high schoolers in the city are enjoying their summer vacations unfettered, several studious youngsters are honing their résumés and gaining a broader understanding of culture in the Muse...
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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City has already seen six drownings this summer
Pol calls for citywide grade school swim education
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Red Hook residents angered over proposed sale of library
BPL hopes to turn chunk of branch into a dance studio
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eric Garner laid to rest at Bethel Baptist Church
Untimely death a rallying call for effective NYPD reform
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor announces new investments in DoBro
Borough’s hub will see street, park, retail and cultural improvements
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cumbo gifts 25 percent of capital budget to museum she created
Residents say the allocation does not pass “political smell test”
Jul 22, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYU School of Engineering launches summer #STEMNOW
Farina says women have to be convinced STEM is sexy
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor signs legislation for municipal ID program
Nearly a half-million immigrants will see benefits
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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City prepares for looming June 20 LIRR strike
Ferries, buses and park-and-rides will be utilized
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Brooklyn to cut down on marijuana-related prosecutions
Low-level cases will be excused, according to new policy
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Shaggy takes the stage for free Brooklyn summer concert series
Hands clapped, hips swayed and sweat dripped down foreheads as hundreds of people sang along with early 2000s reggae sensation Shaggy at Brooklyn Borough Hall last Wednesday. “This is the hottest b...
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joey Chestnut bites off another win at hot dog eating contest
Under a steady rain brought on by Tropical Storm Arthur, competitors in the annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest chewed on in front of a stalwart crowd of umbrella-toting (and sharing) fans at th...
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FILE - In this June 24, 2014, file photo, community organizers Lucia Lin, left, and Carlos Amador join about 100 people during a California Department of Motor Vehicles hearing in downtown Los Angeles held to take public comments on proposed rules by which immigrants in the country illegally may obtain driver's licenses. In January, California joins nine other states in allowing immigrants who can’t prove they’re in the U.S legally to get a driver’s license. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)PHOENIX (AP) — If Christian Avila lived a few hundred miles to the west, he would have a driver's license and qualify for in-state college tuition and a host of other opportunities available to young people granted legal status by President Barack Obama two years ago.


2014-11-28 11:33:46 -0500
By Jim Forsyth and Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Police in Austin shot and killed a man who opened fire on a U.S. federal courthouse, Mexican consulate and police headquarters in the Texas capital on Friday in an attack that appears to be politically motivated. The suspect, who has not been identified, was an Austin man in his 50s who had a criminal history. The targets indicated the attack may have been over U.S. immigration policies, Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo said. "When you look at the national debate right now about immigration, that ... comes to mind. ...
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Specialist Michael Gagliano, left, who handles energy stocks, works with traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. U.S. stocks indexes were mixed in early trading, as tumbling oil prices weighed on shares of Exxon Mobil, Chevron and other oil and gas giants. Airlines, however, made gains. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged higher in afternoon trading, as tumbling oil prices lifted companies likely to benefit from falling energy costs, such as shippers.


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