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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 | 27 27 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)
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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 | 28 28 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 | 62 62 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 | 73 73 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
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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 | 93 93 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 | 146 146 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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The rent reform race is on
Campaign launched to renew expiring rent laws
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Fed ruling on Tobacco Warehouse won't end dispute
Opponents vow to push on with lawsuit
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Pols demand changes to 29 Flatbush Ave
Push for community benefits at 42-story tower
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Traffic task force wants safer streets
Boerum Hill group makes wish list for DOT
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Art group's Ft. Greene future uncertain
Grant in hand, 651 Arts starts hunt for new home
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Old-school Brooklyn love fest
Longtime couples renew vows on Valentine’s Day
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LICH back from the brink
State promises grants to save hospital
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With MTA BusTime, no more waiting in the dark
A pilot program will alert passengers of the location of their bus
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Markowitz touts business in State of Borough
If it wasn't a stately entrance, exactly, it certainly made the point. Borough President Marty Markowitz rode a bicycle into a packed auditorium at Sunset Park High School to open his annual State ...
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Feds intervene in Tobacco Warehouse lawsuits
Critics vying to block city from redeveloping historic site
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EPA: Gowanus Canal one of dirtiest waterways in nation
Official investigation finds widespread contamination
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Stronger together, through good legislation
Jeffries sees hope, touts record, in State of the District address
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Lander report appraises first year in office
Lawmaker gives himself 'B+' grade for 2010
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Prospect Heights parents rally to stop phase-outs
Chants of “Whose schools? Our schools. Whose children? Our children,” reverberated through the small basement of the Duryea Presbyterian Church at 362 Stering Avenue in Prospect Heights last Saturd...
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Black History Month kicks off with BAM film festival
A celebration of Black History Month is underway in Fort Greene, where the New Voices in Black Cinema festival at BAM Rose Cinemas showcases a selection of independent films as varied as the Africa...
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Singer and songwriter Katy Perry speaks during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLIV Halftime Show Press Conference at the Phoenix Convention Center on January 29, 2015 in Phoenix, ArizonaThe Super Bowl kicks off Sunday as American football seeks to put a scandal-plagued season behind it, with this year's spectacle featuring a Katy Perry concert, ultra-expensive commercials and a compelling clash between Seattle and New England. The extravaganza is expected to draw a whopping 115 million viewers -- or about one in three Americans -- and amounts to an unofficial holiday in the United States, where even those with no interest in the sport gather at countless Super Bowl parties. This year's championship comes with the National Football League battling back from a season of turmoil, accused of complacency and even conspiracy in its handling of issues ranging from domestic violence to concussion dangers. The latest controversy -- accusations that the New England Patriots intentionally deflated footballs -- has dominated news coverage in the days leading up to the game.


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Serbia's Novak Djokovic plays a shot during the Australian Open men's singles final against Britain's Andy Murray in MelbourneMelbourne (AFP) - 11:29 GMT - *Djokovic 7-6 (7-5), 6-7 (7-4), 1-2 Murray - Djokovic holds serve to get his name on the board in this third set.


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Demonstrators march for democracy in Hong Kong on February 1, 2015Thousands of pro-democracy protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday for the first time since mass demonstrations shut down parts of the city for more than two months. A sea of yellow umbrellas -- the symbol of the campaign -- moved slowly through central Hong Kong with crowds shouting for "true universal suffrage". It was smaller than we expected, but it's wrong to say Hong Kongers have given in to fake democracy," said organiser Daisy Chan. Police warned ahead of the rally that demonstrators were likely to once again try to occupy some of Hong Kong's main roads, which were cleared of tented camps in December.


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