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Is the Job Applicant’s Age a Factor You Consider When Hiring?
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Posted on July 29, 2015 As a business owner, have you heard your manager claim that someone is too old to hire for a particular job? Or, have there been discussions that a youn...
Free One Hour Reserved Queens Parking
Jul 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
If you need a private parking space...come to 262nd Street and 79th Avenue in Floral Park. We have one reserved just for you.....directly in front of a fire hydrant. Not many people park there beca...
Just Listed for Sale: 255-21 75 Ave #Upper, Glen Oaks, NY 11104 3 Bedrooms, 1 Full Bath
Jul 24, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Shameer Fazal Real Estate Team proudly presents this lovely Co-op apartment located in Glen Oaks, NY. This property is conveniently located and has great amenities just waiting for the right buyer....
NYC Employment Defense Discrimination Attorney
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans What If an Employee Can’t Work the Schedule the Employer Wants? In many situations, a schedule conflict is a reason not to hire a prospective employee. However, when the emp...
Cutchogue Long Island Limo Crash- Southold Businessman charged with DWI
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A Fatal Car Accident Tragically Ends the Lives of Four Young Women in Suffolk County Cutchogue Long Island Limo Crash- Southold Businessman charged with DWI by Steven Palermo When returning from lo...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2015
Jul 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update The pace of home sales rose in June, but were still below the pace of sales last June. The combination of buyers looking to take advantage of low interest...
What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 190 190 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 | 197 197 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 | 810 810 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 | 74 74 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...

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Green-Wood grant to aid future preservation efforts
With over 6,300 pieces of history in its possession, the Green-Wood Historic Fund takes on a pretty big task when it says it wants to catalog its entire collection. But thanks to a $42,000 grant fr...
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Congresswoman calls out SBA for slow Sandy response
Businesses waited over six weeks for loan approvals
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City fails to support women and minority-owned businesses
Comptroller gives city overall a “D” for M/WBE spending
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Bed-Stuy Restoration honors Rosie Perez at annual gala
America’s oldest community development corporation, the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, honored Bushwick-native and co-host of The View, Rosie Perez, at its annual fundraiser gala on Mo...
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Phone drive benefits domestic violence survivors
The speed with which new technology is produced, making the latest gadget obsolete almost immediately after it is released, means that almost everyone has an out-of-use cell phone lying in a drawer...
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Bishop Kearney senior selected as scholarship finalist
For Shannon Guerrero, a senior at Bishop Kearney High School, becoming a finalist for the prestigious Peter M. Flanigan scholarship brought her one step closer to her goal of obtaining a college ed...
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EXCLUSIVE: Comptroller discusses audit of City's charter schools
Parents outraged over approval of 17 new charter schools
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Children’s center cuts ribbon on “Imagination Playground”
Play space utilizes large Legos instead of slides and swings
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Cuomo initiative seeks to lower Brooklyn unemployment
NYU Polytech hosts career fair with 3,000 job offerings
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Raining cats and dogs at Borough Hall pet adoption event
Brooklyn beep honors National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
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Italian-American center opening in Bensonhurst
Jack Spatola has been pushing for an Italian-American cultural center in Brooklyn for the past 25 years, and now his dream is finally coming true. At a kickoff party for the second annual Brooklyn ...
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Sunset Park employees rally for living wage, insurance
Brooklyn food company faces loss of city contract
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Pols host panel to address rising suicide rates in teen Latinas
Life is Precious program serves as example of a necessary resource
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FArina announces new public school evaluation system
New framework ditches letter grade, looks at whole picture
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Beep: Brooklyn needs to build people, not buildings
Says his administration will focus on health awareness
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FILE - In this May 26, 2015, file photo, Bono of U2 performs at the Innocence + Experience Tour at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. The special guests at U2’s concert Thursday night, July 30, 2015 in New York, included Paul Simon, Lou Reed’s widow and the woman who called 911 when Bono fell off his bike in New York City last year. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) — The special guests at U2's concert Thursday night included Paul Simon, Lou Reed's widow and the woman who called 911 when Bono fell off his bike in New York City last year.


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Florida plant detectives are on the trail of a slippery foe, an invasive African land snail that is wily, potentially infectious, and can grow as big as a tennis shoeFlorida plant detectives are on the trail of a slippery foe, an invasive African land snail that is wily, potentially infectious, and can grow as big as a tennis shoe. In the four years since Giant African Snails were discovered in Miami, they have slowly but surely spread to new territory, alarming residents in the southern suburbs and the neighboring county of Broward. Since 2011, Florida has spent $10.8 million on the Giant African Snail eradication program, according to state agriculture department spokesman Mark Fagan.


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Sun rises to the east of the U.S. Federal Reserve building in WashingtonBy Howard Schneider WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve will not need to see balanced risks to the economy to proceed with an interest rate hike in September, according to former Fed officials and a review of central bank statements through recent turns in policy. In its latest statement, released Wednesday, the Fed said it continued to judge the risks to the U.S. economy as "nearly balanced," meaning it still sees a greater threat of a new downturn than it does of accelerating inflation and excessive growth. Prior to its decision to begin raising rates at that meeting, the Fed had for several months judged the risks to the economy as "roughly equal." It kept that characterization at the June meeting, and for nearly a year after that.


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