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Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 188 188 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?
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 229 229 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
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?
Mar 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 228 228 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Mar 08, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 275 275 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
House Listings for Sale
Mar 04, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
A professional who has lived in the Community since 1965 Has an advantage. A Real Estate Broker with 37 years of experience has the advantage. A Real Estate Broker who has served the Community as P...
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
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 325 325 recommendations | email to a friend
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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L train riders, business owners demand answers from MTA
But receive very few in meetings with agency rep
Feb 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Learning to listen
I can't tell you exactly who the first hero I had was because I don't remember. I know that early on, I really liked Cinderella and the Little Mermaid, two fictional women primarily motivated by ma...
Feb 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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One year after fire, advocates still push for waterfront park
A full year after the Williamsburg and Greenpoint waterfront was blanketed in a cloud of smoke from a seven-alarm warehouse fire, green space advocates are asking the same question they have been f...
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Caught up in the blizzard
As we were waiting to grapple with impending blizzard on Friday, a friend shared an insight with me. “Why do you think people get so whipped up about these weather events? Buying all the food and f...
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SBA reintroduces loans for Sandy recovery
Speedier process awards loans in 11 days for businesses
Jan 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reynoso visits Williamsburg library
Gets up close look at necessary upgrades
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Citizens Committee to give out grant money for volunteer groups
Over $1.6 million available for community projects
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Volunteers brighten Bushwick community center for MLK Day
Dozens of Habitat for Humanity volunteers joined the 17th annual Building on a Dream day of service to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King over the weekend. Throughout the weekend, volunteer...
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Mayor says no residential at CitiStorage site
Activists still pushing City to build park
Jan 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cuomo outlines the future of subways in Brooklyn
Unveils major upgrades to 30 stations, WiFi and mobile ticketing
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Remembering precedent in battle for Bushwick Inlet Park
Bushwick Inlet Park is about more than our community having open space. It's about the City's process and their responsibility to the promises they've made, as well as the power of local community ...
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Steps to social awareness
Awareness is a funny and fickle thing. When I first started becoming aware of all the social and environmental justice issues in our neighborhood, as well as in our nation, it felt very heavy indee...
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols launch info campaign on commuter program
City officials descended into the busy subway stop at Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center on Monday morning to remind the city straphangers the new Commuter Benefits Law in now in effect as of January ...
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Polar Bear Plunge evolves through the eyes of local bar
Ruby’s managing partner takes the dip himself
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Baby born in Brooklyn at stroke of 2016
Hospital in Queens contests they delivered first baby
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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan hospital official says a child estimated to be seven months old has been rescued from the rubble of a building that collapsed three and half days ago.
2016-05-03 06:31:54 -0400

A homeless pair prepare to sleep outside the Termini train station in RomeItaly's highest court has acquitted a homeless man of stealing cheese and sausages, ruling that the theft of small amounts of food by the hungry poor is not a crime. Ukrainian Roman Ostriakov was caught in 2011 pocketing 4.07 euros ($4.72) worth of food in a supermarket in Genoa, after a customer spotted him and reported him to a member of staff, Italian media reported on Tuesday.


2016-05-03 06:28:34 -0400

Syrian refugee Asheqa holds her unregistered baby daughter Nour inside a tent at a refugee camp in LebanonÕs Bekaa valleySwaddled in a faded pink blanket against the cold, Nour is the first of her Syrian parents' three children to be born as a refugee. Crammed two to a seat in a bus, her parents and two older siblings traveled 70 miles (112 km) into Lebanon, where Nour was born. A birth certificate is the crucial first step to securing Syrian citizenship.


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