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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 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 | 47 47 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 | 657 657 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 | 58 58 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 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 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 | 71 71 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 | 73 73 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 | 154 154 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 | 192 192 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 | 216 216 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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Tenants take NYCHA to court
Say Housing Authority needs to fix repairs fast
Mar 07, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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A “leak in logic” forming in Williamsburg
From his Williamsburg-based studio, artist Greg Allen-Muller is playing with the struggle between man's desire to create straight lines in the world, and nature's power to destroy them. His art, wh...
Feb 29, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reps open east side of Fourth Avenue station
For the first time in more than 40 years, the Fourth Avenue East Side Station House between 9th and 10th streets in Park Slope is open to commuters. The renovation was funded largely by Borough Pre...
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City to install monitors at CSO outfall sites
Gowanus, Dutch Kills & Navy Yard to be part of pilot
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Borough battles it out for annual “Best Wings in Brooklyn” competition
This Saturday, chicken wing lovers will find out which Brooklyn establishment has the honor of saying they have the best wings in Brooklyn. The third annual Best Wings in Brooklyn Competition will ...
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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S. Williamsburg fights charter school proposal
South Williamsburg parents last week protested a Department of Education proposal to co-locate a Success Academy Charter School into the same building as M.S. 50, a move they said ignores the needs...
Feb 22, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liu delivers first State of the City
Highlights plans for economic recovery
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P.S. 8 to get middle school
For parents of popular P.S. 8 who have long been been fighting for a middle school in their neighborhood, their wish has come true. A Department of Education (DOE) panel voted unanimously last Thur...
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Clinton Hill framing celebrates 20 years
Owner L.B. Brown talks about how she managed to stay afloat
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Brooklyn Grange expands to its namesake
Brooklyn Grange, one of the city's only rooftop farms, is set to grace Brooklyn with its vegetative presence in May. The organization is expanding to a roof in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, with a planne...
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Enough with the garbage
Bill would increase penalties for attacks on sanitation workers
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Downtown Brooklyn skyscraper district landmark gets approved
The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) last Wednesday approved a historic district in Downtown Brooklyn, protecting 21 buildings – including Brooklyn Borough Hall – that together form the area...
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Fallen Brooklyn police officer honored in resolution
State Senators Daniel Squadron and Martin Golden and Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal honored fallen New York Police Department Officer Alain Schaberger with a resolution on the Senate floor during a ...
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Reopened jail faces community concerns
DOC says it intends to be a good neighbor
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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...
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FILE - This combination of file photos released by the New York State Police shows David Sweat, left, and Richard Matt. Matt, who staged a brazen escape from an upstate maximum-security prison with Sweat and had been hunted for three weeks was shot and killed Friday, June 26, 2015. Sweat was shot and captured on Sunday, June 28. (New York State Police via AP, File)ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A range of new security measures are being put in place at a maximum-security New York prison to close gaps exploited by two inmates who escaped last month.


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Egyptian soldiers regularly come under attack in the Sinai Peninsuala, where jihadists linked to the Islamic State group are waging a bloody insurgencyDozens of people were killed Wednesday in a wave of unprecedented attacks by the Islamic State group on Egyptian soldiers in the Sinai Peninsula, in a major challenge to President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. F-16 warplanes bombarded the militants as they fought security forces on the streets of the North Sinai town of Sheikh Zuweid after striking military checkpoints in a surprise attack after dawn. Medical and security officials said at least 70 people, mostly soldiers, were killed in the attacks and hours of clashes, along with dozens of jihadists.


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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2013 file photo, Travelers pass through a corridor at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia. The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion between major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press. The civil antitrust investigation by the Justice Department appears to focus on whether airlines illegally signaled to each other how quickly they would add new flights, routes and extra seats.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press.


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