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Queens Home Team Awarded Top Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II for Most Units Sold in 2014!
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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 | 10 10 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 | 10 10 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 | 51 51 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 | 62 62 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 | 69 69 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 | 80 80 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 | 130 130 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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Brooklyn to receive federal relief
FEMA adds Kings County to disaster funds list
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Brooklyn Book Festival starting to take shape
This year's event expected to be biggest ever
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City weathers wrath of Irene
Hurricane Irene had many in trepidation as her presence loomed ominously over New York. But on Sunday, New Yorkers awoke to find themselves spared – for the most part. The storm, which whirled its ...
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Pier 5 to get winter sports space
Developer sought through request for proposals
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State passes new ethics reforms
Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a new ethics law on Monday, August 15, which among its provisions will provide increased transparency in the state government and stronger financial disclosure requirem...
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Businesses offer safety to Brooklynites
New initiative launched to help residents in times of need
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Developer selected for city-owned Joralemon space
On Monday, August 15, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the developer selected to develop 49,000 feet of retail space in the Brooklyn Municipal Building at 210 Joralemon Street. In a press conferen...
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Roulette rolls into Downtown Brooklyn
No, it’s not a gamble. In fact, Jim Staley was very sure of the space located at 509 Atlantic Avenue at the corner of 3rd Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn. He was so sure about it, he is almost done mov...
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A photo exhibit that reveals character and ability
A group of 35 developmentally disabled adults will have their photographs on view in DUMBO this upcoming Sunday. But what’s also going to be on display is their ability to capture still images in t...
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Task force tackles Fourth Avenue
A new task force has been formed to supervise the planning of projects that are part of the major rezoning along Fourth Avenue in Brooklyn, including planting trees and decorating subway stations w...
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Verizon and the unions get a bad connection
Union workers on strike
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Weprin gets femme endorsements
Nearly a dozen female elected officials announced their official endorsement of Democratic Assemblyman David Weprin on the steps of Queens Borough Hall in Kew Gardens on Thursday, August 4. The new...
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Advocates say more bike lanes needed
Due to three recent bicyclist deaths from clashes with motor vehicles on streets without bike lanes, bicycle advocacy group Transportation Alternatives (TransAlt) is calling for stricter enforcemen...
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Legendary vampire to make appearance in Brooklyn
Dark Shadows star to attend annual festival
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Brooklynites rally for jobs from local developers
Protesters took to the streets across downtown Brooklyn on Wednesday, July 27, to rally for jobs from developers who promised to provide them. However, participants said developers like Forest City...
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Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford (15), of Dominican Republic, dunks against the Brooklyn Nets during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday Jan. 28, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)NEW YORK (AP) — Al Horford, Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague were picked Thursday as reserves for the Eastern Conference All-Star team, giving the sizzling Atlanta Hawks three selections.


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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2014 file photo, rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight appears in court on a traffic warrant, in Las Vegas following his arrest as a fugitive in a California robbery case. A lawyer for Knight says the Death Row Records founder was at the wheel of a car that struck two men, killing one, in a Los Angeles suburb. The accident in Compton occurred shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — A lawyer for Marion "Suge" Knight says the Death Row Records founder was driving a vehicle that struck two men, killing one, in Compton, California.


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People wait in a shelter for shelling to end in Enakieve, 25 kilometers from the eastern Ukrainian city of Debaltseve on January 29, 2015Negotiators from Ukraine, Russia and Europe are set to hold fresh peace talks Friday in a bid to end a surge in fighting between Kiev and Kremlin-backed rebels, with tensions running high after the EU hit Moscow with more sanctions. The talks in Belarus's capital Minsk will bring together the contact group of representatives of Ukraine, Russia and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), the Belarus foreign ministry said.


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