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DOL Sets Overtime Rules Affecting the Restaurant Industry
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D.Hans & Associates DOL Sets Overtime Rules Affecting the Restaurant Industry Whether you own a fast food restaurant or a fine dining establishment, you must now pay your salaried w...
Exclusive interview to Michael Bacarella, author of “Lincoln’s Foreign Legion: The 39th New York Infantry, the Garibaldi Guard”
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
      Your book “Lincoln’s Foreign Legion: The 39th New York Infantry, the Garibaldi Guard” is now available on Kindle. What brought you to investigate this type of topic? From my earliest memories...
Estate Planning Checklist For Wills
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Estate planning is an intimidating task that some people prefer to avoid. Except Everybody needs to prepare for estate planning sooner rather than later. To help get the ball rolling, here is a che...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: July 2016
Jul 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . July 2016 Queens Real Estate Market Update  Queens home sales in June decelerated for the fourth consecuti...
New York City, Queens, Employment Defense Lawyers
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Salient Points about the Carlson-Ailes Sexual Discrimination Lawsuit The media is full of reports about the lawsuit Gretchen Carlson, former Fox anchor woman and television host brought against Fox...
Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 631 631 recommendations | email to a friend
A good roof is perhaps one of the most important investments a homeowner can make. Any good investment requires good maintenance. One of the most crucial factors in upholding a roofing system is th...
How to Throw a Block Party in Queens
Jun 16, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
By George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . A Block Party is defined as a community sponsored, public event where there are no sales of goods or servi...
Camping Safety Guidelines
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 263 263 recommendations | email to a friend
Schools are letting out and summer vacations begin. Many children will be heading off to summer camps as part of their vacation recreation and many families plan their own camping trips, some for f...
Is My Job Protected While I Pursue a Workers’ Compensation Claim?
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 262 262 recommendations | email to a friend
Workers Compensation Attorneys Queens & New York If you have been injured on the job and need to seek compensation under New York’s workers’ compensation laws, you may have some concerns about whet...
Dominoes Pizza Sued for Wage and Hour Violations
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit against Domino’s Pizza for underpaying staff. According to Legal Reader , last year the Attorney General’s Office settled for $1...

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New Investors Bank opens its doors in Greenpoint
Looks to work with local community groups
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Transit advocates begin campaign to turn around declining bus ridership
Coalition releases report highlighting possible solutions
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Mayor announces plan for East New York business zone
City to invest $16 million to create jobs, industrial space
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Council supports landmark status for Coney Island Boardwalk
Official landmark status for the Coney Island Boardwalk got a big vote of support last week when the City Council unanimously adopted a resolution to support the designation. The move puts further ...
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn tenants slam landlord for harassment, conditions
Call for courts to appoint administrator to intercede
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Select Bus Service makes its way to Brooklyn
The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) have begun operating the B46 Select Bus Service line in Brooklyn, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced la...
Jul 14, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn community honors life of longtime resident and supercentenarian
World’s oldest living person was last American born in 19th century
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Coastal Brooklyn housing development to get Sandy repairs
HPD provides $2.4M for resiliency measures
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After national shootings, calls for unity at interfaith candlelight vigil
In a week that saw two fatal shootings by law enforcement in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Falcon Heights, Minnesota, and the killing of five Dallas police officers, elected officials and faith leade...
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DA indicts three more in shooting death of Cuomo aide
Three alleged gang members were indicted on murder charges this week for their involvement in the 2015 shooting death of Carey Gabay, a 43-year-old legal aide to Governor Andrew Cuomo. Micah Alleyn...
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chestnut reclaims Nathan's hot dog-eating title
On the 100th anniversary of Nathan’s Famous, prolific eater Joey Chestnut easily beat defending champion Matt Stonie to reclaim his crown as the champion of the annual hot dog-eating contest. Chest...
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Owner of Brooklyn pizzeria killed in backyard
The co-owner of L&B Spumoni Gardens pizzeria in Gravesend was found dead in the backyard of his Dyker Heights home last Thursday night. According to multiple reports, 61-year-old Louis Barbati was ...
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After 40 years, Tri-Boro Shelving to leave Williamsburg
Will relocate to Ridgewood for more space
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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800-foot ribbon wraps Boro Hall, honors Orlando victims
Borough President Eric Adams wrapped Borough Hall in an 800-foot ribbon ahead of last Sunday’s Pride Parade to honor the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting. The powerful reminder of the 49 k...
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Community honors Williamsburg native killed in Orlando shooting
Dozens of community members gathered at the playground at Borinquen Plaza to pay tribute to Enrique Rios, a 25-year-old man who was among the 49 people killed in the Orlando nightclub shooting two ...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice, left, and Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi, right, shake hands as they pose for a photo at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, Monday, July 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, Pool)BEIJING (AP) — U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice is in Beijing for talks with Chinese officials in the highest-level visit by a White House official since an international tribunal issued a ruling that invalidated China's expansive claims to the South China Sea, a move that was set to fuel tensions.


2016-07-25 00:10:27 -0400

Video still of emergency workers following an explosion in AnsbachBy Thomas Krumenacker, Andrea Shalal and Andreas Burger BERLIN/ANSBACH, Germany (Reuters) - A 27-year-old Syrian man denied asylum in Germany a year ago died on Sunday when he set off a bomb outside a crowded music festival in Bavaria, the fourth violent attack in Germany in less than a week, a senior Bavarian state official said. Police said 12 people were wounded, including three seriously, in the attack in Ansbach, a small town of 40,000 people southwest of Nuremberg that is also home to a U.S. Army base. The incident will add to growing public unease surrounding Chancellor Angela Merkel's open-door refugee policy, under which more than a million migrants have entered Germany over the past year, many fleeing wars in Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq.


2016-07-25 00:07:03 -0400

The sanctions on North Korea carry clear exemptions for aid work in a country where an estimated 18 million people need some sort of humanitarian assistanceRamped-up international sanctions on North Korea have inadvertently disrupted the already challenging work of aid agencies there, those in the field say, with risk-averse banks refusing to transfer funds needed to keep operations running. Aid shipments have also been held up or blocked indefinitely at Chinese customs in confusion over what is covered by the significantly upgraded UN sanctions imposed in March following Pyongyang's fourth nuclear test earlier in the year. "Importing goods -– medicines, humanitarian supplies, materials for water and sanitation infrastructure –- has become very difficult," said an official from an international humanitarian group with an office in Pyongyang.


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