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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 | 166 166 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?
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 207 207 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Mar 08, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 262 262 recommendations | email to a friend
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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Polar Bear Plunge evolves through the eyes of local bar
Ruby’s managing partner takes the dip himself
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 ...
Dec 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Dec 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Dec 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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Yungman Lee to challenge Velazquez for Congress
Fellow Democrat hopes to unseat 12-term Congresswoman
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File photo of aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis transiting the Strait of HormuzBy David Brunnstrom and Greg Torode WASHINGTON/HONGKONG (Reuters) - China has denied a request for a U.S. carrier strike group led by the USS John C. Stennis to visit to Hong Kong, the U.S. Defense Department said on Friday, amid heightened tensions over China's territorial claims in the South China Sea. A Pentagon spokesman, Commander Bill Urban, said a U.S. warship, the USS Blue Ridge, was currently in Hong Kong on a port visit and the United States expected that to continue.


2016-04-30 02:51:39 -0400

FILE - In this May 17, 1958, file photo, Tommy Kono, of the United States, competes in a weightlifting match between the U.S. team and a visiting Russian team in New York. Kono, who took up weightlifting in an internment camp for the Japanese and went on to win two Olympic gold medals for the United States, has died. The U.S. Olympic Committee announced that Kono died Sunday, April 24, in Honolulu. His daughter, JoAnn Sumida, told The New York Times the cause was complications from liver disease. He was 85. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler, File)HONOLULU (AP) — Tommy Kono, who took up weightlifting in an internment camp for Japanese-Americans and went on to win two Olympic gold medals for the United States, has died. He was 85.


2016-04-30 02:48:06 -0400

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the California Republican Party 2016 Convention in Burlingame, Calif., Friday, April 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — Donald Trump took his outsider campaign to the inner sanctum of California's Republican party, making his case directly to the GOP's state party convention even as angry demonstrators shadowed him outside in a possible harbinger of the controversy he will bring as the nominating process shifts toward the nation's most populous and diverse state.


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