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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 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 | 44 44 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 | 654 654 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 | 68 68 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 | 68 68 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 | 70 70 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 | 151 151 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 | 188 188 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 | 212 212 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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78th Precinct briefs CB6 on sex assaults
Deputy Inspector John Argenziano of the 78th Precinct briefed Community Board 6 Public Safety and Environmental Protection Committees at their monthly meeting on Monday, October 24, on the status o...
Oct 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pumpkin Fest unites Park Slope
The 7th Annual Pumpkin Fest took Park Slope by storm on Saturday, October 15, as a crowd of roughly 2,500 people gathered at the corner of Court Street and 4th Place for the yearly tradition. This ...
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sovereign Bank re-opens branch in Brooklyn
Sovereign Bank celebrated the grand re-opening of its branch at Pratt Institute’s North Hall at 200 Willoughby Avenue in Brooklyn last week. Representatives from Sovereign, a part of Banco Santande...
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Community fighting back against sexual assaults
In the ongoing war against the increase in sexual predators targeting Brooklyn women in recent months, police arrested a suspect on Tuesday, October 11, in connection to a groping that occurred in ...
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wall Street protesters sweep into Brooklyn
The first Occupy Brooklyn rally was held on October 15, under the Grand Army Plaza’s Arch, where Wall Street protesters held large signs demanding basic rights and chanted “We are the 99 percent!” ...
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB2 discusses calming traffic on Classon
Also raise concerns about sale of 210 Joralemon
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Marty says, take your man to the doc
On Thursday October 6, Brooklyn’s 10th annual “Take Your Man to the Doctor” event offered visitors free health screenings while emphasizing the importance of regular checkups, early detection, and ...
Oct 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Park Slope hosts arts festival
The Six Betweens Art Collective is hosting a month-long festival in Park Slope in October to celebrate multi-disciplinary arts they use to transcend the space between audience and artist. The festi...
Oct 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Bridge walk raises poverty awareness in NYC
Over 3,000 New Yorkers walked across the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday morning to raise awareness on New York City's recent dismal poverty findings by the United States Census Bureau. Community leade...
Oct 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cool antics at Atlantic Ave. street festival
Visitors had the opportunity to gobble up funnel cake, fried Oreos, and grilled corn on the cob this past Sunday during the 37th Annual Atlantic Antic Street Festival, held on Brooklyn’s Atlantic A...
Oct 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barclay's Center to host Jay-Z concerts
The September 2012 opening of the Barclay's Center will be marked by “maybe one, maybe two, maybe three” Jay-Z concerts, the rapper announced at a press conference across the street from the Brookl...
Sep 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liu visits city's oldest advocates
Prospect Park Residence hosts centennial community service celebration
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Arts festival invades DUMBO
Live performances and art galleries entertained visitors and residents on the streets of DUMBO last weekend as part of an art festival that took over the area. Thousands attended the three-day DUMB...
Sep 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Book Festival honors Brooklyn’s Jhumpa Lahiri
The sixth annual Brooklyn Book Festival honored the internationally acclaimed author and Fort Greene resident, Jhumpa Lahiri on Sunday, September 18. As a recipient of annual Brooklyn Book Festival...
Sep 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jane’s Carousel in DUMBO officially opens
Many Brooklynites went for a ride on Thursday. Around and around they spun – children and adults alike – on Jane’s Carousel at DUMBO’s Brooklyn Bridge Park. The carousel officially opened to the pu...
Sep 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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TOKYO (AP) — The mood among big Japanese corporations is unexpectedly upbeat despite recent data showing the recovery appears to be stalling.
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Cirque du Soleil artists perform during the press preview of their latest show "Amaluna" in Madrid on May 5, 2015Canada has approved the sale of the government-owned Cirque du Soleil to a US investment fund and its Chinese partners, according to officials. American private equity firm TPG and China's Fosun bought the Quebec circus juggernaut for an undisclosed sum in April as the carnival looks to expand in Asia. Canada's Industry Minister James Moore said the sale will benefit the country economically and said Canadians would remain in key positions within the company.


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Protesters wave Greek and EU flags during a pro-Euro rally in front of the parliament building, in AthensBy Renee Maltezou and Robert-Jan Bartunek ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's last-minute overtures to international creditors for financial aid on Tuesday were not enough to save the country from becoming the first developed economy to default on a loan with the International Monetary Fund. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said the plebiscite is the democratic way for Greeks to decide if they will accept more budget cuts and taxes in return for international aid.


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