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Is the Job Applicant’s Age a Factor You Consider When Hiring?
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 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 | 37 37 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 | 3 3 comments | 52 52 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 | 68 68 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
Jul 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 102 102 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 | 210 210 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 | 215 215 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 | 832 832 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 | 76 76 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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New program to reduce financial barriers to solar energy
Brooklyn neighborhoods part of bulk purchasing program
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Summer concert series starts with a bang
Drummer, guitarists serenade lunchers in Brooklyn
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Officials rally for funding of safety officers
Bill would fund safety officers for private schools
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Amtrak tragedy hits home for Queens, Brooklyn residents
Victims include Rockaway Navy man and Brooklyn college dean
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Uber to offer $2.75 rides for commuters affected by L shutdown
Local pol lends support to mobile cab app’s promotion
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Senator Avella presents $100,000 check to Bayside Historical Society
Funds will go towards operating costs
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City announces summer STEM programs
DOE partners with Microsoft, NYU for $2 million program
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Hospital gets new weapon in battle against cancer
Brooklyn Hospital Center’s Division of Radiation Oncology last week unveiled its brand-new TrueBEAM Linear Accelerator
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New industrial building opens in Brooklyn
1102 Atlantic Ave. to house diverse roster of businesses
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Brooklyn, Queens officials divided on Move NY plan
Borough elected officials remain on opposite sides when it comes to transit reform plan.
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Empty East New York lot given 'ReNew-ed' life
Local artists and vendors fill vacant shipping containers
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City breaks ground on Dome Playground
Dome Playground, which sits on the border of Kensington and Borough Park, is getting a massive $2.75 million upgrade. Councilman Brad Lander and Parks Department officials gathered on April 23 to c...
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Parents, students rally against after-school cuts
Say city sound find $5.9M to save 17 programs
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Pols propose legislation to engage pre-K parents
Would allow them to serve on Community Education Councils
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Adams unveils lactation room at Borough Hall
Part of family friend initiative
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In this Friday, June 12, 2015 photo, butcher Jorge Gonzalez, back, waits on a shopper at a local grocery store in the Little Havana area of Miami. The Commerce Department releases its June report on consumer spending, which accounts for 70 percent of economic activity, on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer spending in June rose by the smallest amount in four months as shoppers cut back on purchases of cars and other big-ticket items.


2015-08-03 08:53:40 -0400
By Angeliki Koutantou ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's bruising fight with its international creditors sent economic sentiment to its lowest level in nearly three years in July and knocked manufacturing activity down to record lows. The data was released as Greece opened its stock market on Monday after a five-week shutdown prompted by the imposition of capital controls. Significantly, Markit's purchasing managers' index (PMI) showed new orders plummeting.
2015-08-03 08:51:05 -0400
FRANKFURT/ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece is unlikely to ask for an increase in emergency funding from the European Central Bank for weeks, because its liquidity buffer has risen thanks to cash inflows and central bank help, two sources familiar with the situation told Reuters. The bank liquidity buffer has grown to about 5 billion euros from 1 billion to 2 billion euros at the height of Greece's debt crisis, thanks to two Emergency Liquidity Assistance (ELA) increases from the ECB, tax and tourism inflows, and pension payments, said one of the sources, who asked not to be named. Greek banks, closed for much of July, rely on emergency liquidity from the ECB and limit cash withdrawals to 420 euros per week to prevent a run on banks.
2015-08-03 08:49:34 -0400