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Importance of Educating Your Managers about Religious Discrimination Laws
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans & Associates Restaurant owners must ensure their managers understand employment laws and put policies in place that protect their business against discrimination lawsuits. P...
Ragamuffin Kids on Parade
Sep 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
48 Years of Smiles.... This very colorful kiddy march, now in its 48th year, was the first parade solely devoted to children in the metropolitan region and remains one of the largest Pre-Halloween ...
"Before" & "After" Man
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
Hurricane Sandy has nothing on people! Here's a before and after video of the tree, bush and flower slaughter in one Queens yard. Do you realize that one tree has the cooling power of 10 air condit...
2nd Annual "American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn"
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Timed for Holiday shopping, the American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn, November 22-23, 2014 at Brooklyn Museum will be filled with handmade ceramics, decorative and wearable fiber, furniture, glass, je...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
Sept 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In August, the pace of home sales continued to improve amid decreasing inventory levels and interest rates below last year’s. This summer’s housing market has pre...
How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 157 157 recommendations | email to a friend
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can bring litigation against employers on behalf of workers who file discrimination or harassment claims with the EEOC. Because the EEOC is select...
Timing Is Everything
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 721 721 recommendations | email to a friend
     While I was living in Nashville, I was continually learning about different plants and flowers that were native to the region. As I walked through a field one day, I spotted a cluster of daint...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 208 208 recommendations | email to a friend
Real estate is plagued with all sorts of issues. This is a short list of 7 the most common problems plaguing real estate. In almost all instances, a lawyer will be necessary to find a solution for ...
Where You Can Watch The World's Biggest Clock
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 204 204 recommendations | email to a friend
Did you know that the world’s largest clock is located in Saudi Arabia? More specifically, in Mecca? The Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, are a building of sup...
This article is intended to provide a brief overview and summary on the issue of custody of a child or children.
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 239 239 recommendations | email to a friend
New York State recognizes two forms of custody.  The first is Joint Custody where the child resides physically with one of the parents; the second being sole and legal custody of the child to one o...

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Mourning community awaits cameras from NYCHA
Mayor questions mental health issues and justice system
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fire Department gets new commissioner
Daniel Nigro rode in on on a Ladder 21 fire truck – his first assignment with the FDNY – to be officially sworn in as the 33rd FDNY commissioner. Before the 32-year veteran took the stage at FDNY H...
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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BP Adams announces Caribbean-American Heritage Month
Plans to open museum honoring borough’s Caribbean history
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New joint proposal to purchase Long Island College Hospital
SUNY Downstate has repeatedly denied bids to take over Brooklyn’s Long Island College Hospital (LICH), the Peebles Corporation being the most recent to be turned down, but the latest reports sugges...
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Atlantic Ave. celebrates summer with street festival
Includes live music, bar crawl and World Cup party
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History marked in Brooklyn Bridge Park
New signs, website provide a look into the waterfront’s past
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EMS workers reunited with survivors they saved
Second Chance Brunch honors dedication of EMS
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bay Ridge hosts 147th annual Memorial Day Parade
Tradition continues with oldest continuous parade in the nation
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Children win awards for written and illustrated books
Ezra Jack Keats Foundation honors students’ creativity
May 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn firehouse celebrates 100-year anniversary
Hundreds of uniformed firefighters filled the quarters of Engine 282 and Ladder 148 last Thursday to celebrate 100 years of service to the community. Firefighters past and present of EC 282 and Lad...
May 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fire ravages Park Slope handmade jewelry store
Local favorite Cog & Pearl may be gone for good
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Advocates seek preservation of baseball legend’s home
City rejected application to landmark Jackie Robinson’s house
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor announces cheaper, greener road repairs
New technology increases asphalt production
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Park Slope plays host to the Fabulous Fifth Avenue Fair
Thousands filled Fifth Avenue in Park Slope from Sterling Place to 12th Street for the annual Fabulous Fifth Avenue Fair. Delicious smells from food vendors of all kinds filled the air as people wa...
May 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn chamber launches new tourism website
The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce recently launched ExploreBK.com , the borough’s first official tourism website. The website, designed by Brooklyn-based technology team BlankSlate, will include inf...
May 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, accompanied by Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work, briefs reporters at the Pentagon, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, on the military health care system. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday directed military medical officials to show within 45 days how they will improve care, patient safety and access to treatment at underachieving military health care facilities.


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U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts speaks to reporters during a fundraising luncheon with former Florida Governor Jeb Bush as featured speaker in Wichita, Kan., Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 in a tight Senate race that has drawn national attention. (AP Photo/The Wichita Eagle, Mike Hutmacher)TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Democrats are not required to field a candidate this fall against Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, a state court decided Wednesday in a boost for independent Greg Orman and a blow to the GOP's hopes of capturing a majority.


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FILE - In this March 3, 2014 file photo, President Barack Obama meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Despite deeply strained relations, the president and prime minister stand united on the US-led campaign to defeat Islamic State extremists. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says that if Israel were to move forward with a controversial housing development in east Jerusalem, it would distance Israel from, quote, "even its closest allies."


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