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DOL Sets Overtime Rules Affecting the Restaurant Industry
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D.Hans & Associates DOL Sets Overtime Rules Affecting the Restaurant Industry Whether you own a fast food restaurant or a fine dining establishment, you must now pay your salaried w...
Exclusive interview to Michael Bacarella, author of “Lincoln’s Foreign Legion: The 39th New York Infantry, the Garibaldi Guard”
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
      Your book “Lincoln’s Foreign Legion: The 39th New York Infantry, the Garibaldi Guard” is now available on Kindle. What brought you to investigate this type of topic? From my earliest memories...
Estate Planning Checklist For Wills
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Estate planning is an intimidating task that some people prefer to avoid. Except Everybody needs to prepare for estate planning sooner rather than later. To help get the ball rolling, here is a che...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: July 2016
Jul 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . July 2016 Queens Real Estate Market Update  Queens home sales in June decelerated for the fourth consecuti...
New York City, Queens, Employment Defense Lawyers
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Salient Points about the Carlson-Ailes Sexual Discrimination Lawsuit The media is full of reports about the lawsuit Gretchen Carlson, former Fox anchor woman and television host brought against Fox...
Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 631 631 recommendations | email to a friend
A good roof is perhaps one of the most important investments a homeowner can make. Any good investment requires good maintenance. One of the most crucial factors in upholding a roofing system is th...
How to Throw a Block Party in Queens
Jun 16, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
By George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . A Block Party is defined as a community sponsored, public event where there are no sales of goods or servi...
Camping Safety Guidelines
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 263 263 recommendations | email to a friend
Schools are letting out and summer vacations begin. Many children will be heading off to summer camps as part of their vacation recreation and many families plan their own camping trips, some for f...
Is My Job Protected While I Pursue a Workers’ Compensation Claim?
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 262 262 recommendations | email to a friend
Workers Compensation Attorneys Queens & New York If you have been injured on the job and need to seek compensation under New York’s workers’ compensation laws, you may have some concerns about whet...
Dominoes Pizza Sued for Wage and Hour Violations
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit against Domino’s Pizza for underpaying staff. According to Legal Reader , last year the Attorney General’s Office settled for $1...

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Mayor tours Brooklyn pre-K ahead of application deadline
Mayor Bill de Blasio stopped in Brooklyn on Monday to remind New York City residents that there’s one week left to sign up for next year’s universal pre-kindergarten program. “The message is simple...
Feb 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor offers more details on Brooklyn-Queens Connector
Admits transfer with MTA-operated transit might not be possible
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Immigrant students get borough's first FabLab
Uses hands-on skills to teach STEM subjects
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53-unit supportive housing opens in Brooklyn
Officials opened a 53-unit supportive housing complex for low-income individuals and formerly homeless adults recovering from mental illness in Bedford Stuyvesant last week. “The Herkimer Street Re...
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Pols ask landlords to open homes to Sandy victims
Provide temporary housing while rebuilding continues
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Pols call for vigilance in wake of Crown Heights stabbing
Also draw attention to mental health awareness
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Group collecting baby carriers for Syrian refugees
Several drop-off locations throughout Brooklyn
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Brooklyn tourism center revamped
Brooklyn Borough Hall has a revamped gift shop and tourism center for visitors and Brooklyn residents alike to enjoy. The original concept of former Borough President Marty Markowitz, it is being e...
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Brooklyn welcomes culinary incubator
Will provide space for growing restaurant businesses
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Community rallies after rabbi is attacked
Call for increased police presence in Brooklyn Heights
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Police bust violent Brooklyn street gang
18 individuals arrested on murder charges
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Community Board 6 gets update on health services
NYU Langone reps talk emergency services
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Advocates and pols demand real affordable housing, union jobs
In Mayor Bill de Blasio’s quest to build or preserve 200,000 units of affordable housing over the next decade, one coalition of advocates say the mayor’s plan isn’t affordable enough for the lowest...
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Chancellor delivers keynote at chamber event
The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce hosted a newsmaker discussion event with Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña last week. "Brooklyn is my home and I greatly enjoyed the opportunity to speak to a group ...
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Senator wants historic designation for B&B Carousell
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is fighting to protect a Coney Island landmark. In a letter last week, she urged National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis to place the historic B&B Carousell on the...
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YEADON, Pa. (AP) — More than two dozen people have been injured in a crash involving a bus, a Jeep and a tractor-trailer.
2016-07-24 22:11:30 -0400

More lasting legacy of Michael Phelps (pictured) is found in the swimmers he inspired - some of whom, like Chad le Clos, he will race in Rio and some of whom have yet to reach the international stageMichael Phelps is giving himself one last chance to get his Olympic farewell right having fallen in love with swimming again. It seems an odd aim for the owner of a record 22 Olympic medals, 18 of them gold. Four gold medals and two silver in London in 2012 seemed a fitting enough finale to a career that peaked with Phelps's stunning eight-gold performance in Beijing.


2016-07-24 22:03:36 -0400

Athletes, including Brazilians, are staying in hotels rather than the Olympic and Paralympic Village in Rio de Janeiro, because of problems such as blocked toilets and leaky pipesBritain's delegation said it, too, had encountered some "maintenance difficulties," but added it was staying in the Village as planned. Rio's Olympic organizers said such teething problems plagued all Olympic Games. The Olympic Games -- the first to be held in South America -- are to open on August 5, less than two weeks away.


2016-07-24 22:03:26 -0400