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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 | 155 155 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?
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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
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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
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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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Brooklyn tree lighting starts holiday season
Residents gather at MetroTech for 26th annual celebration
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Coalition releases annual report on hunger in the city
Calls for min wage increase, funding for SNAP
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Shoppers flock to Atlantic Avenue on Small Biz Saturday
Local businesses see benefit of promotion
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Borough presidents releases Brooklyn debt report
Introduces strategies to reduce debt by educating students
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Borough president addresses safety at Brooklyn venues
Says no venue is too small to be prepared
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BP honors exemplary Brooklyn detectives, praises work
Borough President Eric Adams honored 40 of Brooklyn’s top police detectives for exemplary service in a special ceremony last week. “Detective work is more than ‘Law and Order’-like glamour, it is a...
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First-ever holiday market held in Kew Gardens
The residents of Kew Gardens were treated to the area’s first-ever holiday market last Sunday. For one day only, local artists sold unique jewelry, pottery, artwork and accessories on the patio of ...
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Work moving quickly in Bushwick playground renovation
Both phases at Hecksher Playground ahead of schedule
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Brooklyn & Chicago locked in a coding competition
Challenge to sign up schools for an 'Hour of Code'
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City convenes summit on synthetic marijuana
Educates city employees, social workers on dangers of K2
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Crown Heights officials express concerns over concert
Electronic music event planned for old armory
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Former assemblyman Vito Lopez, 74, passes away
Vito Lopez, the man who parlayed a Brooklyn-Queens nonprofit into a position as one of the most powerful men in Albany, died Monday night after a years-long bout with leukemia. He was 74. Lopez rep...
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Massive commercial and office space coming to DoBro
Aim to provide space for growing tech industry
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Resource fair aims to help recent vets transition home
Borough President Eric Adams held a special ceremony and resource fair for veterans at Borough Hall on Monday. The event honored some of the borough's veterans and gave them the opportunity to lear...
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$3.7 million in funding allocated for Prospect Park
Oriental Pavilion, park’s east side focus of funding
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File photograph of an Amazon logo on a worker's jacket at an Amazon Fulfilment CenterAmazon.com Inc on Thursday reported profit and revenue that blew past analysts' expectations, sending its shares soaring in after-hours trading and demonstrating the growing market power of its core retail business and new cloud services division. The results are a sharp contrast to the disappointing fourth quarter Amazon reported in January, which renewed worries among some shareholders about the company's comparatively thin profit margins. Amazon's performance also assuaged concerns about a broader slowdown among tech and internet companies after Apple, Microsoft and Intel all reported disappointing earnings.


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Defense Secretary Ash Carter testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 28, 2016, before the Senate Armed Services Committee. Carter says he’s investigating whether his department misled Congress in order to derail a bill changing how the military handles sexual misconduct allegations. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday he's investigating whether his department misled Congress in an effort to derail a contentious bill that would change the way the military handles allegations of sexual misconduct.


2016-04-28 17:38:31 -0400

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the U.S. Marshals Service shows Catherine Greig, the longtime girlfriend of Whitey Bulger, who was captured with Bulger, June 22, 2011, in Santa Monica, Calif. Prosecutors will ask a federal judge to sentence the longtime girlfriend of Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger to three more years in prison for refusing to testify about whether anyone else helped Bulger after he fled the city. Greig is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday, April 28, 2016, after pleading guilty to a criminal contempt charge for refusing to testify before a grand jury. (AP Photo/U.S. Marshals Service, File)BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the sentence of the Catherine Greig, the longtime girlfriend of gangster James "Whitey" Bulger (all times local):


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