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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Based on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)   explains that it is illegal for employers to fire, demote, or otherwise “retali...
JUST LISTED: 1 Family Brick Home in Rego Park (89-18 63rd Ave) NY 11374
Jun 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1 Family Brick Home for Sale in Rego Park NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Rego Park 1 Family Brick Home for Sale. ...
More Trees, Please! Wealthy neighborhoods have the most trees!
Jun 18, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 665 665 recommendations | email to a friend
  "God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools." ~John Muir If you'd like to request a tree p...
Dirty Little Secrets Your Landscaper Won't Tell You
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
If you hire a landscaping company to maintain your lawn, there are a few things you REALLY ought to know.  1) Less mowing is BETTER for your lawn and saves you $$$. Multiple academic studies have p...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2015
Jun 18, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
JUNE 2015 QUEENS REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE The pace of existing home sales increased slightly from April to May according to the latest report released by the Long island Board of Realtors. This is...
Long Island Roads See Two Police Officers Die in Separate Vehicle Crashes
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
Sometimes fate takes unexpected turns that we find unexplainable. The odds are slim to none that two former police officers about the same age would die in single vehicle crashes over the same week...
Take Quick Actions When Signs of Discrimination Emerge in Your Business
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
All too often, business owners are not aware of their managers or supervisors engaging in discriminatory practices toward workers. When workers complain about racial or nationality slurs being made...
Immigrants In Limbo As Obama Implements New Programs: By A Lawyer
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
In December 2014 a lawsuit was filed against President Obama’s administration’s proposed immigration plans. The lawsuit alleged constitutional issues that involved the President disregarding Congre...
How To File For Ch. 7 Bankruptcy & Eliminate Debt: By A NYC Lawyer
Jun 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 199 199 recommendations | email to a friend
A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is a relatively simple process. There are only a few procedures that must take place before a debtor receives a discharge of all or most of his debt: 1. Pre-Bankruptcy Credit...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: MAY 2015
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 223 223 recommendations | email to a friend
May 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update   Right now the Queens’ real estate market is feeling pretty tight to say the least. If you or someone you know has been searching for a home, they can tel...

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Are drugged drivers on New York's roads going undetected?
According to Senator Charles Schumer drugged driving arrests in New York State have risen 35 percnt since 2001, at the same time that prescription drug abuse is becoming epidemic. Despite the growt...
Feb 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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City now owner of Admiral's Row
The transition of Admiral's Row from the federal government to the city has been finalized, announced Senator Charles Schumer last week. The move clears the way for the area's first major supermark...
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOT to make Brooklyn Bridge Park safer
As part of its ongoing effort to make the roadways around Brooklyn Bridge Park safer, the city announced recently it will reconstruct the onramp to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway so pedestrians wil...
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Experts say hunger is at crisis level in NYC
With the economic recession continuing, Food Bank released its most recent set of alarming numbers regarding the level of poverty in New York City. The numbers were obtained through a partnership w...
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Customs inspection could cease at Red Hook terminal
Pol: move would put thousands of trucks on Gowanus
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City says no to hydrofracking
More than 40,000 New York City residents submitted testimony saying “frack no” in the state public comment period on hydraulic fracturing, a method of drilling for oil, into the Marcellus Shale ups...
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Police still search Brooklyn anti-Semitic vandal
One taken into questioning
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Brooklyn Public Library hosts 8th annual PowerUP!
Brooklyn Public Library’s Eighth Annual PowerUP! Small Business Plan Competition held its annual award ceremony at Brooklyn Public Library’s Dweck Center on Tuesday, January 10. And the top prize o...
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New program helps restaurants open quicker
Just call it fast food. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Speaker Christine Quinn announced last week that a total of 546 restaurants have opened using the services of the New Business Acceleration Team....
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City unveils new stormwater runoff rule
Makes green infrastructure mandatory in new construction projects
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This time, it's 911 that's getting the help
Ten years after 9/11, a huge overhaul in the city's 911 emergency response system has been completed. For the first time in city history, 911 emergency call takers and dispatchers from the NYPD, FD...
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A setback for Pier 5 “Bubble”
After an RFP issued by the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation resulted in no submission of proposals to build a year-round recreational facility at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 5, elected officials re...
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Traffic deaths at an all-time low
Transit group says more law enforcement still needed
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Polar Bear Club plunges into the New Year
This has to be the “coolest” New Year's Day tradition in all of New York City. The Coney Island Polar Bear club held their traditional January 1 “plunge” on Sunday. Hundreds gathered on the boardwa...
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Gillespie remembered as “generous”
Family talks of how hard it's been since her death
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In this Tuesday, June 30, 2015, photo, Rebecca Ostrega, from Oswego, Ill., talks about her devotion to the Grateful Dead as she and her son Jake, visit an exhibit dedicated to the band at the Field Museum in Chicago. The Dead are scheduled to perform multiple shows over the July 4th weekend at Soldier Field. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)CHICAGO (AP) — The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum has captured the band's prankster heart by displaying its artifacts, skeletons-and-roses iconography included, in the shadow of a world-famous dinosaur.


2015-07-03 01:54:02 -0400

This photo taken April 13, 2015, shows exterior of the grand rotunda entry to the historic Black Hills VA in Hot Springs, S.D. The 108-year-old veteran’s hospital built of thick blocks of pink sandstone and topped with red, tiled roofs in a Spanish mission-style overlooks the tiny town of Hot Springs, a scenic escape that’s become a haven known for healing veterans over the last century. (AP Photo/Kristina Barker)HOT SPRINGS, S.D. (AP) — Perched atop a bluff in the remote Black Hills, a veterans hospital built of thick blocks of pink sandstone and topped with red-tiled roofs in a Spanish mission style overlooks the tiny town of Hot Springs, South Dakota, and has provided recovering soldiers a bucolic haven for more than a century.


2015-07-03 01:45:48 -0400

Solar Impulse 2, on the riskiest leg of a round-the-globe bid is closing in on Hawaii after a record-breaking flight that has tested its exhausted pilot to the limit in "difficult" conditionsA solar-powered plane on the riskiest leg of a round-the-globe bid is closing in on Hawaii after a record-breaking flight which has tested its exhausted pilot to the limit in "difficult" conditions. Veteran Swiss aviator Andre Borschberg, who has spent more than four days flying from Japan in the Solar Impulse 2, is expected to land on the Pacific US island state early Friday if all goes well. More importantly, it had crossed a last cold weather front before Hawaii, which organizers described as "jumping over the wall" before the final stretch towards the Pacific archipelago.


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