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Minor Repairs and Improvements that Make all the Difference in Queens
Feb 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty .   Whenever we meet with Homeowners who are thinking of selling, we usually give them some homework befo...
Biz Partners Cut Teeth Together in Restoration Industry Before Finding Success of their Own, Building Legacy
Feb 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
   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?
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Should you Sell a Property with or without Tenants?
Jan 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
   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 | 170 170 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
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 237 237 recommendations | email to a friend
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”
Dec 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 354 354 recommendations | email to a friend
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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Supportive housing development opens in Flatbush
Units available to mentally-ill who recently became homeless
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$1M going towards environmental advocacy, education programs
Pols say “Greener NYC” part of effort to combat climate change on local level
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OUR ANNUAL TOP HIGH SCHOOLS ISSUE
The Best High Schools in NYC for Your 8th Grader
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Atlantic Antic 2015
Hundreds of thousands descended on Atlantic Ave. for the 41st annual Atlantic Ave. festival, the largest street festival in New York City. Scroll through the photos for a look at the action.
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Trip from Brooklyn to Governors Island to get a lot easier
2016 will see the beginning of half-hourly service
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Officials call for action once again after triple homicide
Elected officials gathered outside Fort Greene’s Ingersoll Houses on Monday, just steps from where three men lost their lives in what appears to be a gang-related shooting over the weekend. Four ot...
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East New Yorkers rally against city’s rezoning plan
Say affordable housing not affordable enough
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Airbnb launches pilot program in Brooklyn
Airbnb announced a first-of-its kind partnership with the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce this week, which aims to promote tourism throughout the borough by connecting the website’s hosts with local b...
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Hundreds march day after Cuomo aide taken off life support
Voices lead to chorus calling for reform amidst rash of violence
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Adams allocates funds to redesign dangerous intersections
Makes announcement from site of fatal crash last month
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Borough president issues “conditional disapproval” on library sale
Decision comes after CB2 votes to recommend controversial project
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Hundreds rally outside Brooklyn Verizon
Say worker being fired because of role in ongoing contract negotiations
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New education center opens at Brooklyn Bridge Park
Conservancy’s first indoor center for education programming
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On first day of new year, Fariña visits school that launched her career
Reminisces in Cobble Hill as students return to the classroom
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BP calls for J’Ouvert task force to address violence plaguing event
Says violence symptomatic of larger issue
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Republican U.S. presidential candidate Marco Rubio speaks to supporters at a rally in NashuaBy James Oliphant MANCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) - A week ago, it looked like the stars were aligning for Marco Rubio. Now, as New Hampshire holds its pivotal primary on Tuesday, the Republican presidential contender has to hope the sky does not come crashing down on him. After a surprisingly strong third-place showing in last week’s Iowa caucuses, Rubio came into New Hampshire hoping for a top-tier finish in the state to buttress his argument he is the candidate around whom the party establishment should rally.


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Boys run near a hole in the ground after airstrikes by pro-Syrian government forces in the rebel held al-Sakhour neighborhood of AleppoBy Tom Miles and Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of civilians could be cut off from food supplies if Syrian government forces succeed in their offensive to encircle rebel-held parts of Aleppo, the United Nations said on Tuesday, warning of a massive new flight of refugees. Syrian government forces, backed by Russian air strikes and Iranian and Lebanese Hezbollah fighters, have launched a major offensive in the countryside around Aleppo, which has been divided between government and rebel control for years. The assault to surround Aleppo, once Syria's biggest city with 2 million people, amounts to one of the most important shifts of momentum in the five year civil war that has killed 250,000 people and already driven 11 million from their homes.


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The United Nations called on Turkey on Tuesday to open its borders to thousands of desperate Syrian refugees fleeing Aleppo, in line with its international obligations to protect people fleeing conflict or persecution. William Spindler, spokesman of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), said the agency understood the concern of Turkish authorities about "possible large influxes" into the country, already hosting more than 2.5 million Syrian refugees. "Turkey has also allowed a number of vulnerable and wounded people in Turkey.
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