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Importance of Educating Your Managers about Religious Discrimination Laws
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans & Associates Restaurant owners must ensure their managers understand employment laws and put policies in place that protect their business against discrimination lawsuits. P...
Ragamuffin Kids on Parade
Sep 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
48 Years of Smiles.... This very colorful kiddy march, now in its 48th year, was the first parade solely devoted to children in the metropolitan region and remains one of the largest Pre-Halloween ...
"Before" & "After" Man
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
Hurricane Sandy has nothing on people! Here's a before and after video of the tree, bush and flower slaughter in one Queens yard. Do you realize that one tree has the cooling power of 10 air condit...
2nd Annual "American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn"
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Timed for Holiday shopping, the American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn, November 22-23, 2014 at Brooklyn Museum will be filled with handmade ceramics, decorative and wearable fiber, furniture, glass, je...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
Sept 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In August, the pace of home sales continued to improve amid decreasing inventory levels and interest rates below last year’s. This summer’s housing market has pre...
How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 157 157 recommendations | email to a friend
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can bring litigation against employers on behalf of workers who file discrimination or harassment claims with the EEOC. Because the EEOC is select...
Timing Is Everything
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 721 721 recommendations | email to a friend
     While I was living in Nashville, I was continually learning about different plants and flowers that were native to the region. As I walked through a field one day, I spotted a cluster of daint...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 208 208 recommendations | email to a friend
Real estate is plagued with all sorts of issues. This is a short list of 7 the most common problems plaguing real estate. In almost all instances, a lawyer will be necessary to find a solution for ...
Where You Can Watch The World's Biggest Clock
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 204 204 recommendations | email to a friend
Did you know that the world’s largest clock is located in Saudi Arabia? More specifically, in Mecca? The Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, are a building of sup...
This article is intended to provide a brief overview and summary on the issue of custody of a child or children.
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 239 239 recommendations | email to a friend
New York State recognizes two forms of custody.  The first is Joint Custody where the child resides physically with one of the parents; the second being sole and legal custody of the child to one o...

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East River Ferry ramp plunges into Greenpoint waters
Service is suspended during investigation
Feb 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Web-based outlet for Brooklyn parents navigating schools system
Parents new to the borough and new to the city school system now have one more outlet in a new community forum called Willy Point Kids. Jessica Morrow-Glorieux first began working on the new web-ba...
Feb 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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SUNY releases proposals for LICH
The State University of New York (SUNY) released a summary of the five proposals it received in response to a reopened request for proposals as SUNY continues its attempts to sell the financially t...
Feb 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor delivers a progressive agenda in State of the City
Mayor Bill de Blasio laid out a complex agenda during his first State of the City address on Monday, promising to carry out his focus on delivering a plan for universal prekindergarten, paid sick l...
Feb 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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SUNY renews process to sell LICH
By Jason Cohen
Feb 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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City settles in stop and frisk case
Court-appointed monitor to oversee NYPD
Feb 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Park Slope welcomes Buttermilk Bakeshop
Food Network award-winning baker warms up her oven
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Dancing with the North Brooklyn Stars
Ready Sett Dance! fundraiser for the School Settlement Association
Feb 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candlelight vigil for those lost to traffic accidents
Community organizations and pols push for Vision Zero
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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BP Eric Adams recognizes heroic Verizon workers
Saved boy who fell down Brooklyn manhole
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DUMBO BID declares 2013 a success
The DUMBO BID held its annual meeting at Galapagos Art Space last week, where Executive Director Alexandria Sica declared 2013 a success and is looking forward to 2014. More than 100 people attende...
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29th Annual Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King
Group recognizes the late Major Owens as part of the event
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Borough President Eric Adams takes the oath of office
If there was one theme Sunday night at the Brooklyn Museum, it was pride. Brooklyn pride. The main floor of the museum was taken up by televisions live streaming the inauguration of Brooklyn Boroug...
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor de Blasio takes steps on Vision Zero plan
Citywide effort aimed at reducing pedestrian fatalities
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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“Mama Joy” Chatel passes away
Joy Chatel, a community activist perhaps best known for her fight to preserve the Abolitionist legacy of Downtown Brooklyn, passed away at Methodist Hospital on January 8 after a battle with respir...
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This photo released by Fox shows, Lea Michele, left, and Chris Colfer, in a scene from "Glee." The media advocacy group GLAAD on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, released its annual report on diversity on TV, including depictions of gay characters. (AP Photo/Fox, Eddy Chen)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Television has increased its depiction of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters, with the edge going to cable and the Internet over broadcast networks, according to a study released Wednesday by the advocacy group GLAAD.


2014-10-01 12:33:44 -0400
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal appeals court panel is ordering parts of North Carolina's strict new voting law set aside for next month's elections because it is likely to disenfranchise black voters.
2014-10-01 14:03:34 -0400
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say three people died who were infected with a virus causing severe respiratory illness across the country. But what role the virus played in the deaths is unclear.
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