blog roll
our featured bloggers
Is the Job Applicant’s Age a Factor You Consider When Hiring?
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 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 | 20 20 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 | 35 35 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 | 51 51 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 | 56 56 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 | 86 86 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 | 192 192 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 | 198 198 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 | 812 812 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...

more blogs

news
Brooklyn Bridge Park to get pool this summer
The Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation approved the design and installation of a pool at Brooklyn Bridge Park last Wednesday, February 29, making way for a summer full of splashes at the popular DUMB...
Mar 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Straphangers fight to save G Train
As Brooklyn celebrated the reopening of the Fourth Avenue-Ninth Street East Side Station in Park Slope after 40 years, other straphangers were concerned the G train extension would be cut. While th...
Mar 07, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Prospect Park roadway design makes more room for walkers, cyclists
A proposed new roadway design in Prospect Park is gaining support from cyclists, alternative transportation advocates, and pedestrians as it seeks to make their experience of the park more pleasant...
Mar 07, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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
full story
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
full story
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...
Feb 29, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
City to install monitors at CSO outfall sites
Gowanus, Dutch Kills & Navy Yard to be part of pilot
Feb 22, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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
full story
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
full story
Liu delivers first State of the City
Highlights plans for economic recovery
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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...
Feb 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Clinton Hill framing celebrates 20 years
Owner L.B. Brown talks about how she managed to stay afloat
Feb 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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...
Feb 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Enough with the garbage
Bill would increase penalties for attacks on sanitation workers
Feb 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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...
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

Migrants sit on a road barrier near a fence with coils of razor-wire in Coquelles, near CalaisBy Andrew Osborn LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron convened a meeting of his government's emergency response committee to discuss what more it could do to tackle a spike in attempts by migrant to enter Britain illegally via the Channel Tunnel from France. Cameron is under growing pressure to deter the migrants, many of whom have travelled from Africa and the Middle East, after repeated disruption to cross-Channel passenger and freight traffic, which has become front page news. ...


2015-07-31 05:11:55 -0400

Chinese delegation, from left, Yao Ming, Li Nina, Yang Lan, Liu Peng, Yang Yang, Vice President of the China Olympics Council Yu Zaiqing, China Vice Premier Liu Yandong, Wang Anshun, Zhang Haidi, Li Lingwei, Hou Liang and Zhang Li attend the Beijing's bid presentation for the host city for the 2022 Winter Games, at the 128th International Olympic Committee session in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, July, 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul)KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The IOC selected a host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics on Friday, with the winner to be announced later at an official ceremony.


2015-07-31 05:07:47 -0400
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Four Indian nationals have been detained in the Libyan coastal city of Sirte, an Indian government spokesman said on Friday, an area which is under the control of Islamic State militants. The Indian men, who have been in Libya for more than a year and were working at Sirte University, were detained at a checkpoint about 50 km (30 miles) outside Sirte late on Wednesday while on their way back to India, Ministry of External Affairs spokesman Vikas Swarup said in a statement. The government said the men had been taken back to Sirte. ...
2015-07-31 05:07:34 -0400