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Is the Job Applicant’s Age a Factor You Consider When Hiring?
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 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 | 31 31 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 | 46 46 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 | 62 62 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 | 68 68 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 | 97 97 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 | 204 204 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 | 209 209 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 | 824 824 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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Car ban on Prospect Park’s West Drive officially in effect
The permanent ban on traffic in Prospect Park took effect yesterday, with West Drive officially cordoned off from the city’s motorists. Cars can now no longer travel on the park’s West Drive, which...
Jul 07, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Audit finds hundreds of NYCHA apartments vacant
While more than 270,000 New Yorkers languish on months-long waiting lists for public housing, hundreds of NYCHA apartments sit vacant, oftentimes for years, according to an audit released by the Ci...
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Scores turn out to protest group's flag burning
Protestors made good on their vow to burn an American flag on Wednesday in protest of racial violence, albeit not precisely as planned. After a Facebook event for the burning garnered widespread me...
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South Brooklyn Terminal reactivated as working port
Part of effort to develop South BK as maritime commerce hub
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Outdoor swimming pools open across city
Open from 11 am. until 7 p.m. through Labor Day
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Pols, community leaders call for gun safety initiatives
Coney Island residents say city has ignored community violence
Jun 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mental health on the table at Brooklyn forum
City officials hosted a public forum at Brooklyn Borough Hall last week on the Roadmap to Mental Health, a new initiative set to roll out this fall. Borough President Eric Adams opened the event by...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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City announces Prospect Park will be car-free
Change will make park safer, healthier
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tensions high at BK Heights library hearing
Testimony extends well into the night
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Tenant harassment task force nabs first arrest
Landlord allegedly tried to force rent-regulated tenants out
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Red Hook youth spread internet access to neighbors
Digital Stewards program teaches young adults tech skills
Jun 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn advocates speak out on gun violence
State names June 'Gun Violence Awareness Month'
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Adams honors his heroes of the month
Borough President Eric Adams honored his Heroes of the Month for May - Officers Randy Chow and James Li - and June, Carvel Ice Cream shop owners Richard and Rosa Stakofsky, at a Borough Hall ceremo...
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Meet the Grand Marshals
For George Constantinou and Farid Ali Lancheros, the Park Slope restaurateurs who have been a couple for fourteen years, married for three, and together co-own Park Slope’s Bogota Latin Bistro (“Da...
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Brooklyn celebrates LGBTQ community at 19th annual pride parade
Decked out in rainbow flags and the occasional rhinestone-encrusted ball gown, thousands of revelers took to the streets of Park Slope on Saturday for the 19th Annual Brooklyn Pride Parade. A slew ...
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German Chancellor Merkel and Finance Minister Schaeuble attend the session of Germany's parliament, the Bundestag, in BerlinBy Paul Taylor BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The battle for Europe will be won or lost in Germany. If the European Union falls apart, it will likely be due to a return of nationalism and a refusal by the French, British and Dutch to share more sovereignty, rather than to German insistence on fiscal discipline and respect for the rules. "If the euro fails, then Europe fails," Chancellor Angela Merkel has repeatedly warned parliament.


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This undated photo released by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Sean Bolton, 33, who was fatally shot during a traffic stop Saturday night, Aug. 1, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn. A manhunt is underway for the suspect, Tennessee police officials said. (Memphis Police Department via AP)MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A police officer was fatally shot Saturday night during a traffic stop in Memphis and a manhunt is underway for the suspect, Tennessee police officials said.


2015-08-02 04:01:41 -0400

Not so long ago, skeleton staff overwintering at the Ny-Alesund research centre could walk on the Arctic town's frozen bay and race their snow mobiles across its surfaceNy-Alesund (Norway) (AFP) - Not so long ago, skeleton staff overwintering at the Ny-Alesund research centre could walk on the Arctic town's frozen bay and race their snow mobiles across its surface. Now there is liquid water even in the coldest months, the glaciers are retreating at a rate of hundreds of metres per year, and alien species from warmer climes are making the bay their home, say longtime residents of the sparsely-populated town on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen. "In the 1990s, we could cross the bay in snow mobiles," recalled Juergen Graeser, a technician at the Franco-German Awipev research station which collects weather, atmospheric and chemical data.


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