blog roll
our featured bloggers
What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 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 | 74 74 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 | 686 686 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 | 98 98 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 | 98 98 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 | 100 100 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 | 181 181 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 | 217 217 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 | 240 240 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...

more blogs

news
Gillespie remembered as “generous”
Family talks of how hard it's been since her death
Jan 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Brooklyn reps push for science center at 370 Jay Street
Downtown Brooklyn representatives showed their support last week for 370 Jay Street, a mostly vacant building leased from the city by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, to be used for the N...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Shake Shack officially opens in Downtown Brooklyn
New Yorkers now have another location where they can join the long Shake Shack line to indulge in a Shack Burger or a creamsicle shake – Downtown Brooklyn. The rapidly growing chain officially open...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Brooklyn Public Library opens new computer center
To keep up with the demands of the digital age, the Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) has opened a new computer center at the Central Library location. Called the Central Library Computer Center, the n...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Historic Park Slope church ceiling falling
The historic Old First Reformed Church of Brooklyn, a landmark building with a congregation dating back to 1654, has had to close its sanctuary indefinitely because of falling plaster. The Carroll ...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
A comfort project for animals in need
Animals in Staten Island, Brooklyn, and Manhattan can look forward to getting new toys and beds for the holiday season. The Rational Animal Mother's Comfort Project held its 10th annual sewing even...
Dec 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
East River Ferry exceeds expectations in first 6 months
Commuters using the East River Ferry last week got a surprise “good morning” greeting. City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, and Economic Development Corporation (EDC) President Seth Pinsky were jo...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
DOE approves Success Academy charter schools
A controversial debate came to an end Wednesday night when the Education Department's Panel for Educational Policy approved proposals to allow Success Academies Charter Schools to co-locate at the ...
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
St. Saviour Cultural Harmony Day
Two weeks ago Saint Saviour High School held its annual Cultural Harmony Day. This year's celebration was the school's 32nd. The event has been going on since 1979 and to celebrate it, some of the ...
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Curbside haikus encourage travel safety
The Department of Transportation recently launched “Curbside Haiku,” placing 216 signs featuring artwork and haikus by artist John Morse at dozens of high-crash sites to remind New Yorkers to trave...
Dec 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Battle over Cobble Hill charter school continues
In the continued fight against Success Academy Charter Schools, of which former councilwoman Eva Moskowitz is CEO, advocates held a rally in front of the corporation's headquarters at 310 Lenox Ave...
Dec 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Work on L train mostly finished
Williamsburg galleries say it may be too late to save the season
Dec 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Fort Greene's NY Writers Coalition receives NEA grant
Group one of just 162 grantees nationwide
Dec 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Audit finds Brooklyn hotels owe $1.8 mil
According to a Department of Finance audit conducted by Comptroller John Liu's office, 15 Brooklyn hotels owe a total of $1,693,893.03 in unpaid Hotel Room Occupancy Taxes since the year 2000. In t...
Dec 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Report seeks to improve B61 bus
Frustrated B61 bus riders gathered with local elected officials and transit advocates at the Fourth Avenue and Ninth Street bus stop in Park Slope last week to unveil suggestions to make the route ...
Dec 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

Members of the anti-gay caucus chant slogans against LGBT community as they march along the streets in Kenya's capital NairobiBy Humphrey Malalo NAIROBI (Reuters) - Dozens of Kenyans rallied in Nairobi on Monday against homosexuality and a lawmaker said U.S. President Barack Obama should not push a pro-gay agenda when he visits the country later this month. Obama has hailed last month's U.S. Supreme Court decision to allow same-sex marriage but few share his views in Kenya or other African countries, where more socially and religiously conservative views generally prevail. "We are telling Mr Obama when he comes to Kenya this month and he tries to bring the abortion agenda, the gay agenda, we shall tell him to shut up and go home," lawmaker Irungu Kangata told the demonstrators outside parliament.


2015-07-06 09:24:38 -0400

Members of various Christian groups march during a protest against gay and same sex unions in Nairobi, Kenya, Monday, July 6, 2015. A demonstration against homosexuality in Kenya has fizzled after attracting only a handful of protesters. The demonstration by about 35 people Monday was called by the Evangelical Alliance of Kenya and timed to coincide with the visit later this month of U.S. President Barack Obama. The group is calling on Obama not to advocate for gay rights during his visit to Africa July 24-28. (AP Photo/ Khalil Senosi)NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A demonstration against homosexuality in Kenya fizzled Monday after attracting only a handful of protesters.


2015-07-06 09:22:59 -0400

People queue at a bank ATM in AthensAthens (AFP) - 13:20 GMT - Story so far - Greece said "No" to more austerity in a historic referendum on Sunday, dismaying its European creditors and making the country's exit from the euro more likely. * Eurozone finance ministers are to meet at 1100 GMT on Tuesday, hours before leaders from eurozone nations meet in an extraordinary summit. * Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have agreed that Greece will present fresh economic proposals on Tuesday.


2015-07-06 09:22:32 -0400