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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 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 | 68 68 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 | 678 678 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 | 60 60 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 | 91 91 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 | 92 92 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 | 94 94 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 | 176 176 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 | 211 211 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 | 235 235 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...

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Gillespie remembered as “generous”
Family talks of how hard it's been since her death
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Fort Greene's NY Writers Coalition receives NEA grant
Group one of just 162 grantees nationwide
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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
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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
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Last year around 4.6 million Chinese nationals visited Thailand, with the average tourist spending 5,500 baht ($160) per day -- more than the average European visitorAccused of urinating in public, spitting on the street, or kicking a sacred temple bell -- free-spending Chinese tourists are receiving a mixed welcome as their soaring numbers help the kingdom's creaking economy. Last month it was a photo of a young girl peeing in the grounds of Bangkok's Grand Palace that triggered the latest round of enraged, and sometimes racist, comments as Thai social media users claimed she was Chinese. In March a Thai model's video of tourists from China jumping the queue at an airport was viewed more than two million times and saw a similarly angry rant against Thailand's largest group of foreign holidaymakers.


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In this May 14, 2015 photo, Malaysians pass by a billboard for the Tun Razak Exchange, a development by state investment fund 1 Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Malaysia's state investment fund 1MDB says it has never provided any funds to Prime Minister Najib Razak, denying reports that entities linked to the fund had funneled $700 million ($2.6 billion) into Najib's personal accounts. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul)KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak is facing the risk of a criminal charge over allegations that millions of dollars were funneled from an indebted state fund to his personal bank accounts, the first time the country's leader has faced criminal allegations.


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Fireworks explode over the East River in front of the Manhattan skyline as seen from the Brooklyn borough of New York during the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show Saturday, July 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)Americans celebrated 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday with extravagant fireworks displays, rock and classical concerts and parades both big and small. Here were some highlights of Independence Day festivities around the nation:


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