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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 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 | 72 72 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 | 683 683 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 | 61 61 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 | 1 1 comments | 97 97 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 | 96 96 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 | 99 99 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 | 180 180 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 | 215 215 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 | 239 239 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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Liu visits city's oldest advocates
Prospect Park Residence hosts centennial community service celebration
Sep 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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Turner declared winner in NY09
Bob Turner pulled off Tuesday night what would have been unthinkable less than two years ago: getting the voters of New York's 9th Congressional District to send a Republican to Washington, D.C. Tu...
Sep 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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WTC opens under continued threat
New York City Police (NYPD) Commissioner Raymond Kelly held a press conference on Wednesday, September 7, to brief the city on its recovery from the World Trade Center (WTC) attacks 10 years ago an...
Sep 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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The sweet taste of “American Candy” in Brooklyn
Who says black girls – or all girls for that matter – aren’t funny? Hollie Harper says they all are, it’s just a matter of zoning in on that comedy. Harper is the producer of the sketch comedy show...
Sep 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liu visits Brooklyn kids on first day of school
Comptroller frets over future of schools after more budget cuts
Sep 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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All Politics is Local – We Endorse David Weprin For Congress
When the 9th Congressional District seat was vacated in Anthony Weiner’s resignation, constituents of the district, which encompasses parts of Queens and Brooklyn, were left without someone to figh...
Sep 06, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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West Indian Day Parade brings fun, guns and alleged racial profiling
The West Indian American Day Parade braved the threatening weather on Monday, September 5, as revelers in costumes filled with colors and feathers marched down Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn. The para...
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Stop-and-frisks cause advocate outrage
The New York Civil Liberties Union announced last week that the New York Police Department (NYPD) has stopped a record number of innocent people, most of whom are black and Hispanic, so far this ye...
Sep 06, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn to receive federal relief
FEMA adds Kings County to disaster funds list
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Brooklyn Book Festival starting to take shape
This year's event expected to be biggest ever
Aug 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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City weathers wrath of Irene
Hurricane Irene had many in trepidation as her presence loomed ominously over New York. But on Sunday, New Yorkers awoke to find themselves spared – for the most part. The storm, which whirled its ...
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Pier 5 to get winter sports space
Developer sought through request for proposals
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FILE- In May 23, 2014, file photo, Burt Shavitz pauses during an interview to watch a litter of fox kits play near his camp in Parkman, Maine. Shavitz, a former beekeeper, is the Burt behind Burt's Bees. A spokeswoman for Burt’s Bees said Shavtiz died Sunday, July 5, 2015, at his home in rural Maine. He was 80. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Burt Shavitz, the Burt behind Burt's Bees who co-founded the natural cosmetics company, died Sunday. He was 80.


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A woman walks past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, July 6, 2015. Greece's foray into the unknown with its rejection of terms set by its international creditors is jolting markets as investors react to looming uncertainties. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)TOKYO (AP) — Asian markets mostly fell Monday as investors reacted to Greece's sound rejection of terms set by its international creditors, deepening uncertainties over its status as a member of the 19-nation eurozone. But Chinese shares rebounded after heavy losses last week.


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Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis arrives for a press conference in Athens on July 5, 2015Athens (AFP) - 02:27 GMT - Black hole - Anne Laure Delatte, an economist at the French Institute for Scientific Research, says pouring more money into the black hole of Greece’s finances will not be popular with voters in other eurozone countries, particularly in the more hardline Baltics, Finland and the Netherlands.


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