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What about Wellness Programs as Part of Health Coverage?
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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...
Newtown Creek Alliance Public Meeting
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Please join the Newtown Creek Alliance for a public meeting to hear the latest on a number of recent, on-going  and upcoming projects to restore habitat, improve water quality and increase awarenes...
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...
Children's Greenpoint Halloween Parade, Party & Zombie Nerf War
Oct 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
CHANGE OF DATE FOR EVENT Please note that the Children's Halloween Parade scheduled for Sat. Oct. 25th 3-5PM has been re-scheduled. Town Square's 11th Annual Halloween event is now Sat. Nov. 1st fr...
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 ...

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Are commuters too busy for subway art?
The artist behind Jay Street-MetroTech's mosaic hopes otherwise
Dec 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Domino developer, city sued over project
Opponents claim environmental review violated law
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In pursuit of Brooklyn’s first Haitian cultural center
Non-profit raising hope, funds for arts dream
Dec 07, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents vote on Newtown Creek projects
Get say on how to spend $7 million in funding
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Greenpoint Y begins search for new home
The Greenpoint YMCA's search for a new home is underway. The organization has quietly begun searching for a new location that could accommodate its growing North Brooklyn membership, which has ball...
Nov 30, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Staying fit while going green
Eco-friendly Bushwick gym gains traction
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City looking to create a bike sharing program
Would mirror similar efforts in cities across Europe
Nov 30, 2010 | 6 6 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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City ponies up $400K to improve buildings
Will provide energy upgrades to small residences
Nov 22, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Green dreams for neighborhoods along Newtown Creek
City has funds from state, but too many choices
Nov 22, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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ExxonMobil settles with state over Greenpoint oil spill
Oil giant must finish cleanup, pay $25M in penalties
Nov 18, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Automated postal center to reduce lines, wait times
Williamsburg branch unveils ATM-style machine
Nov 16, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anatomy of the 5 p.m. job hunt
Sharpen your job-hunting skills, and even in tight employment times you’re still ahead of the game. “It’s still a historically challenging market, but I see a lot more people getting jobs today tha...
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Father Giorgio post honors namesake on Veterans Day
Though he was assigned to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church for just eight years, the legacy of Catholic priest and Army chaplain Edward J. Giorgio (1909 – 1946) has lasted over six decades in the Wi...
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Hundreds attend Greenpoint Beer Festival
Thousands of runners may have been drinking Gatorade on Sunday, but on Saturday New Yorkers were drinking beer. The day before the New York City Marathon, hundreds of people descended upon Red Star...
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Remembering a priest, chaplain, veteran
Plaque to commemorate Williamsburg priest killed in WWII
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Two Guinean men stand on a pedestrian overpass near the People's Palace where a giant billboard featuring French President Francois Hollande and his Guinean counterpart Alpha Conde is displayed in Conakry, Guinea, Wednesday Nov. 26, 2014. Hollande on Friday will become the first non-African head of state to visit Guinea since the Ebola crisis began. Hollande will take stock of the response, cheer on heavily-burdened aid providers and help demystify fears about a highly stigmatizing virus. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — French President Francois Hollande is about to arrive in Guinea, becoming the first Western leader to visit a country hit hard by Ebola.


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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - More than 100 people were arrested worldwide this week after an investigation spanning 45 countries into the use of stolen credit cards to buy plane tickets, European police agency Europol said on Friday. The probe, run from Europol's headquarters in The Hague as well as from Singapore and Bogota, Colombia, was aimed at curbing a type of crime that costs the airline industry $1 billion a year. In some cases, evidence was found linking the credit card fraud to other serious crimes including drug and human trafficking, Europol said. ...
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Some of the ultrastructural morphology displayed by an Ebola virus virion is revealed in this undated handout colorized transmission electron micrographLONDON (Reuters) - A new test designed to rapidly diagnose Ebola virus infection is to be tried out at a treatment centre for the disease in Guinea, international health charity The Wellcome Trust said on Friday. Researchers developing the 15-minute Ebola test say it is six times faster than similar ones currently in use and, if it proves successful, could help medical staff identify and isolate confirmed Ebola patients faster and start treating them sooner. ...


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