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Is the Job Applicant’s Age a Factor You Consider When Hiring?
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 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 | 33 33 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 | 48 48 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 | 64 64 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 | 70 70 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 | 99 99 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 | 206 206 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 | 211 211 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 | 828 828 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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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 ...
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Feb 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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City now owner of Admiral's Row
The transition of Admiral's Row from the federal government to the city has been finalized, announced Senator Charles Schumer last week. The move clears the way for the area's first major supermark...
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOT to make Brooklyn Bridge Park safer
As part of its ongoing effort to make the roadways around Brooklyn Bridge Park safer, the city announced recently it will reconstruct the onramp to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway so pedestrians wil...
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Experts say hunger is at crisis level in NYC
With the economic recession continuing, Food Bank released its most recent set of alarming numbers regarding the level of poverty in New York City. The numbers were obtained through a partnership w...
Jan 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Customs inspection could cease at Red Hook terminal
Pol: move would put thousands of trucks on Gowanus
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City says no to hydrofracking
More than 40,000 New York City residents submitted testimony saying “frack no” in the state public comment period on hydraulic fracturing, a method of drilling for oil, into the Marcellus Shale ups...
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Police still search Brooklyn anti-Semitic vandal
One taken into questioning
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Brooklyn Public Library hosts 8th annual PowerUP!
Brooklyn Public Library’s Eighth Annual PowerUP! Small Business Plan Competition held its annual award ceremony at Brooklyn Public Library’s Dweck Center on Tuesday, January 10. And the top prize o...
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New program helps restaurants open quicker
Just call it fast food. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Speaker Christine Quinn announced last week that a total of 546 restaurants have opened using the services of the New Business Acceleration Team....
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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City unveils new stormwater runoff rule
Makes green infrastructure mandatory in new construction projects
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This time, it's 911 that's getting the help
Ten years after 9/11, a huge overhaul in the city's 911 emergency response system has been completed. For the first time in city history, 911 emergency call takers and dispatchers from the NYPD, FD...
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A setback for Pier 5 “Bubble”
After an RFP issued by the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation resulted in no submission of proposals to build a year-round recreational facility at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 5, elected officials re...
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Traffic deaths at an all-time low
Transit group says more law enforcement still needed
Jan 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2011, file photo, Brenda Vaccaro arrives at the premiere of "The Lady" during AFI FEST 2011 in Los Angeles. Vaccaro will replace Valerie Harper in a play in Maine after the TV actress became ill before a performance and was hospitalized briefly. The Ogunquit Playhouse said in a release Saturday night, Aug. 1, 2015, that the Academy Award-nominated Vaccaro will step into the role of Millicent Winter in the production of “Nice Work If You Can Get It,” which playing through Aug. 15. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)OGUNQUIT, Maine (AP) — Performer Brenda Vaccaro will replace Valerie Harper in a play in Maine as Harper recovers from an illness and brief hospitalization.


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LOS ANGELES (AP) — After more than a week of weightlifting, horseback riding, swimming, soccer matches and dozens of other competitions, 6,500 athletes from 165 countries braced themselves Sunday for perhaps the most emotional Special Olympics World Games event on their schedule — saying goodbye to a city that has embraced them.
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2015 file photo, a plume of steam billows from the coal-fired Merrimack Station in Bow, N.H. President Barack Obama on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, will unveil the final version of his unprecedented regulations clamping down on carbon dioxide emissions from existing U.S. power plants. The Obama administration first proposed the rule last year. Opponents plan to sue immediately to stop the rule's implementation. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Aiming to jolt the rest of the world to action, President Barack Obama moved ahead Sunday with even tougher greenhouse gas cuts on American power plants, setting up a certain confrontation in the courts with energy producers and Republican-led states.


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