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Queens Home Team Awarded Top Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II for Most Units Sold in 2014!
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
The Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty, led by George & Abigail Herrera, were recently honored at the Keller Williams Realty Landmark II awards ceremony in Astoria, NY. Out of 160 Agents, Q...
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as ObamaCare)
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Author; Donna Stefans Re:Obamacare The Health insurance reporting requirements on the 2014 tax return are a bit complicated. If you and your family were covered by an employer health care plan for ...
A Different Slant on Class-Based Hiring Discrimination
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Most employers are familiar with the pitfalls of discriminating against applicants in protected classes under Civil Rights laws. For the most part, African Americans, Hispan...
← How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants? Are Employers Free from Liability When Using Staffing Agencies to Terminate Employees?
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Companies often find that staffing agencies are valuable resources for helping them fill temporary or permanent positions and for handling human resources issues. However, recently, an outside staf...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants?
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JANUARY 2015
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January 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of existing home sales increased in December, but remained below that in the same month of the previous year. Home prices declined as we moved in to t...
Negligence of Oregon Hospital Led to Wrongful Death of Patient
Jan 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:  Mark H. Sackstein, Esq. All it takes is one small mistake for a disaster to occur. No matter how much research is done when choosing a hospital, it is impossible to predict a situation suc...
Matching Workouts With the Results You Want
Jan 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard friends complain about not getting the results they want, despite how much energy they’re putting into their workout.  People who want bigger muscles go t...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants?
Jan 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the way...
Immersed in ancient times; the performance of Aida at the Metropolitan Opera. A review.
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   Imagine being immersed in an ancient world, with colossal stone columns, palaces and images of deities, a marvelous music surrounding you and, thank God, no ce...

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‘Green’ Eggs and Ham
Biz breakfast will focus on going green
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Vanderbilt Ave block association formed
Ft. Greene/Clinton Hill group to address traffic, parking
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Bike share eyed for Downtown Brooklyn
DoBro being considered for 2012 program
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Prime 6 foes demand second chance
Urge state to reconsider liquor licenses
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Brooklyn cop killed in scuffle
Boerum Hill bust turns tragic
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Pier 11 space to open for work boats
City announces comprehensive waterfront plan
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Bike lane foes face uphill climb
PPW bike lane opponents outnumbered, heckled at hearing
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Opponents sue to remove PPW bike lane
The Prospect Park West bike lane brouhaha is headed to court. Opponents of the controversial bike lane filed a lawsuit claiming the city manipulated safety statistics and worked behind the scene wi...
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Crown Heights cabbie returns $100K
Repaid with $1,000 reward
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Turning up the heat on icy landlords
HEAT Act imposes stricter fines for violations
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Dine In Brooklyn 2011
Special includes a three-course prix fixe meal: $20.11 for lunch, $25 for dinner (plus taxes, tips and drinks). Bay Ridge * Areo Restaurant -- Bay Ridge -- Italian * Tanoreen -- Bay Ridge -- Middle...
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Brooklyn artists find an affordable home
For Brooklyn artist Monika Zerzeczna, finding time to develop her art - and the funds to pay for it - were not easy tasks. “I found myself working so many side jobs, just to afford a studio place,”...
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Nine alternatives to housing at Brooklyn Bridge Park
Report find funding options
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Duke Snider dies at 84
Duke Snider, the homerun-slugging centerfielder who led the Brooklyn Dodgers to their only World Series title in 1955, two years before the team was shipped off to Los Angeles, died February 27 in ...
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New traffic laws stoke fight over PPW bike lane
Opponents push for major changes, possible lawsuit
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon National Guard helicopter has airlifted two climbers off Mount Hood after the two were injured in a fall, rescue officials said.
2015-02-01 01:58:30 -0500

Chief EU negotiator Ignacio Garcia-Bercero (R) and chief US negotiator Dan Mullaney shake hands after holding a press conference in Washington,DC on May 23, 2014 following a new round of talks on creating a transatlantic free trade zoneUS negotiators travel to EU headquarters in Brussels Monday to jumpstart talks on the world's biggest-ever free trade deal, which after nearly two years remain bogged down by public opposition. The future of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Pact, or TTIP, is in doubt in the face of bitter opposition by activists and mixed signals from key governments, including Europe's biggest economy Germany. "This is the dirtiest trade deal in Europe's history," a new video posted by the anti-TTIP group Corporate Europe said. The historic drive to create a market of 850 million people, linking the 28-nation European Union and the United States, began 20 months ago and on the eve of the eighth round of talks many believe the process is at a make-or-break stage.


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FILE - In this July 14, 2011 file photo, author George R.R. Martin attends a book signing for "A Dance with Dragons" at Barnes & Noble in New York. Martin is now a famous author who has the clout to go to the Super Bowl. Martin attended the Rolling Stone party Saturday Jan. 31, 2015 on the eve of the Super Bowl and plans to attend the game Sunday, his first ever trip to the big game. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The creator of "Game of Thrones" says he once wrote a TV pilot with a plot focused on an alien landing at the Super Bowl.


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