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Biz Partners Cut Teeth Together in Restoration Industry Before Finding Success of their Own, Building Legacy
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Paul Daley and Joe Rizzo took a good, long test drive together before becoming entrepreneurs and now the two business partners are laying the groundwork for their children to follow in the footstep...
Queens Real Estate Market: 2015 Year in Review
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   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty   Queens Real Estate Market 2015 Year in Review Welcome to our first edition of the “Queens Real Estate M...
Can You Ask Employees to Undergo Medical Screening and Ask About Medical History?
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New York Employment Defense Attorney talks about Non Discrimination Act Knowing what you can ask and must not ask employees or job applicants is vital for businesses. With all the information avail...
Business Spotlight: OK Cafe Astoria Ditmars
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Business Spotlight: OK Cafe Astoria Ditmars OK Cafe, Best Coffee Shops in Astoria Ditmars Where : 22-04 33rd St, Astoria Ditmars, NY 11105 Hours : Mon-Thu 7:00 am – 7:00 pm Fri 7:00 am – 8:00 pm Sa...
Should you Sell a Property with or without Tenants?
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   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home team at Keller Williams Realty So you own a rental or investment property in Queens and you’ve determined that now is the right time to ...
What Does the 2016 Minimum Wage Hike Mean for You as an Employer?
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans A minimum wage increase of $8.75 to $9.00 went into effect in New York on December 31, 2015. For employers, it obviously means you must pay higher wages to all employees who...
Business Law: Corporations VS. Partnerships VS. Sole Proprietorship
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There are various types of business organizations: corporations, general partnerships and sole proprietorships. These business organizations have their own legal requirements so they can also be co...
Press Agents—Foot Soldiers in Celebrity Divorce Wars
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by Chris Palermo | Dec 31, 2015 | Chris Palermo Blog , divorce , PTB Blog How Celebrities Win and Lose at Divorce For regular folks, divorce is mostly won or lost in the courtroom, or in legal proc...
Long Island Man Driving Lamborghini Dies in Single Car Run-Off-Road Crash
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by Steven Palermo | Dec 29, 2015 | Car Accident Attorney's , PTB Blog Port Jefferson, Long Island Car Crash CBS New York reported that Glen Nelson, age 48, who lived in Belle Terre died in a crash ...
Marco Malvaldi’s “Game For Five”
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Review by Tiziano Thomas Dossena To read a book that was originally written in Italian and that uses idiomatic expressions with validity and proper impact in the English translation is a special tr...

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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 ...
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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...
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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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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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FILE - In a Thursday, June 9, 2005 file photo, BMX rider Dave Mirra pauses during practice for the Panasonic Open event, in Louisville, Ky. Police say veteran X Games biker Dave Mirra has died in North Carolina. Greenville police said Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, that Mirra's body was found earlier in the day with an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound.He was 41. (AP Photo/Ed Reinke)Dave Mirra did things few people could on a BMX bike, using a combination of natural ability, fearlessness and innovation to take the sport to places many never thought possible.


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This undated NASA image obtained February 5, 2016 shows Astronaut Edgar D. Mitchell, Apollo 14 lunar module pilot standing by the deployed U.S. flag on the lunar surface during the early moments of the mission's first spacewalkNASA paid glowing tribute to Mitchell, who died in Florida after a brief illness late Thursday, the eve of the 45th anniversary of his lunar landing. The late astronaut was a member of the 1971 Apollo 14 mission along with Alan Shepard Jr. and Stuart Roosa. Mitchell was the last Apollo 14 survivor: Roosa died in 1994 and Shepard in 1998.


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Adnan Syed enters Courthouse East in Baltimore prior to a hearing on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016 in Baltimore. The hearing, scheduled to last three days before Baltimore Circuit Judge Martin Welch, is meant to determine whether Syed's conviction will be overturned and case retried. (Barbara Haddock Taylor/The Baltimore Sun via AP) WASHINGTON EXAMINER OUT; MANDATORY CREDITBALTIMORE (AP) — An attorney told a Baltimore judge Friday that a witness who could have provided an alibi for the convicted killer at the center of the popular "Serial" podcast would have been "critical" in the man's first trial, had she been contacted by his original defense team.


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