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What about Wellness Programs as Part of Health Coverage?
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Today many companies offering health insurance also provide wellness programs, which are a preventative medicine approach to health. Today, 94 percent of employers with more than 400 employees and ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update  Queens home sales are down for the third month in a row from August – October. Home sales are also remaining significantly below last year’s levels, according to t...
Forest Hills Food Crawl
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
The Chamber and All The Tastes of New York would love to invite you to our first Forest Hills Food Crawl, a culinary journey through Forest Hills happening this Wednesday, November 12th ! A Food Cr...
What Is the Professional Exception to Employment At-Will Termination?
Nov 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 151 151 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans As described in our earlier blog article, there are exceptions to at-will employment terminations, making them unlawful, and termination based on discrimination is one of th...
Downhome Country Breakfast
Nov 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 296 296 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kiwanis Club of Maspeth presents their DOWNHOME COUNTRY BREAKFAST on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 from 8AM - 12PM.  Location: Martin Luther HS, 60-02 Maspeth Avenue Juice, Buttermilk Pancakes, Sa...
Can You Be the Executor of an Estate in New York if You Don’t Live in the State?
Oct 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 203 203 recommendations | email to a friend
Posted on October 23, 2014 by BonnieLawston If your loved one has died in New York, with a valid will, trust or estate plan there, but you live in another state, you may be uncertain if you can, or...
What Real Estate Lawyers Do
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 260 260 recommendations | email to a friend
In several real estate transactions, especially in it comes to the sale of a house, you can find a lawyer taking an important role. Though they aren’t necessarily needed in real estate transactions...
Legal Eligibility For Workers Compensation & Disability
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
Except in special cases, worker’s compensation covers most employees because most companies are required to purchase some form of insurance to cover their employees. However, the scope of benefits ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: OCT 2014
Oct 22, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 258 258 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of Queens home sales reached its second-highest rate of 2014 in September, but was slightly slower than the previous month and remains below 2013 levels. P...
A 50th Anniversary Celebration of The Beatles Arrival to America
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 265 265 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens West Kiwanis Foundation proudly presents A 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE BEATLES ARRIVAL TO AMERICA with "Yesterday and Today" - A Tribute to The Music of The Beatles, on Saturday, Oct...

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Boerum Hill rezone on fast track
It's smooth sailing for the Boerum Hill rezone. A proposal to protect the swanky residential enclave from overdevelopment was met with a favorable response from Borough President Marty Markowitz, t...
May 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pain from fire cuts would be felt across borough
Brooklyn slated to lose eight fire companies
May 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols call for tourist helicopter ban
Tourist fly-bys over Brooklyn could get grounded if officials have their way. A group led by State Senator Daniel Squadron rallied at Brooklyn Bridge Park for a complete ban on tourist helicopter f...
May 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fight over MetroTech BID could wind up in court
Biz opposed to takeover say vote was flawed
May 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cleaner air, cheaper heating costs
City launches eco-friendly initiative
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A bike-in theater in Brooklyn
Outdoor drive-in theaters are a thing of the past. Now, outdoor spaces where audiences sit on the grass or on a rooftop, indulging in old black-and-white films are the norm – no car needed. But the...
May 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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$5M bridge will connect Heights to park
Squibb Park span approved by city
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Spritzenhaus beer hall opens in Greenpoint
Nassau Ave bar features 100 taps, fireplace
May 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roommates Wanted wants you!
Roommate-finder service connects the dots in Brooklyn and Queens
May 03, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Car-free parks bill won't target Prospect Park
A proposed car-free parks bill won't include Prospect Park after all. The legislation- introduced in March by Councilwoman Gail Brewer- aimed to ban cars from using the loop drives in Central Park ...
Apr 29, 2011 | 7 7 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hope Reichbach, City Council aide, dies at 22
Tragic death mourned by hundreds in Brooklyn Heights
Apr 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scream Zone opens on Coney Island
Features first new roller coasters in 84 years
Apr 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don’t be “Related” to Walmart: Protesters
Pol, community leaders rally to keep Walmart out of Brooklyn
Apr 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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370 Jay Street ignored in MTA real estate plans: Markowitz
BP renews calls for action on DoBro building
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Good Friday in Carroll Gardens
Annual procession puts spotlight on changing neighborhood
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Pope Francis lays wreaths at the mausoleum of modern Turkey's founder Ataturk in AnkaraBy Philip Pullella and Tulay Karadeniz ANKARA (Reuters) - Pope Francis called for an end to all forms of fundamentalism on Friday and said fighting hunger and poverty, rather than military intervention alone, were key to stopping Islamist militants carrying out "grave persecutions" in Syria and Iraq. ...


2014-11-28 09:26:19 -0500

Shoppers head into Target just after thei doors opened at midnight on Black Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in South Portland, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)NEW YORK (AP) — Stores are welcoming a second wave of shoppers in what has become a two-day kickoff to the holiday shopping season.


2014-11-28 09:22:47 -0500
KANO, Nigeria (Reuters) - A bomb exploded outside the central mosque of north Nigeria's biggest city, Kano, just as residents were packing into the area for Friday prayers, witnesses said. "These people have bombed the mosque. I am face to face with people screaming," said Chijjani Usman, a local reporter who resides inside the old city where the blast took place, and who had gathered there for prayers himself. (Reporting by Nnekule Ikemfuna; Writing by Tim Cocks; Editing by Kevin Liffey)
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