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DOL Sets Overtime Rules Affecting the Restaurant Industry
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 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 | 58 58 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 | 60 60 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 | 58 58 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
Jul 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 633 633 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 | 268 268 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 | 266 266 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 | 264 264 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 | 267 267 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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Another disaster recovery center opens in Brooklyn
To meet demand, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and FEMA have set up a new disaster recovery center in Sheepshead Bay. The center is located at the Sheepshead Bay Yacht Club, 3076 Emmons Av...
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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EPA releases details of Gowanus Canal cleanup
The Environmental Protection Agency announced a plan to clean up the Gowanus Canal, which has been declared a Superfund site. The public will have until March 28 to comment on the plan, and can lea...
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coalition puts pressure on Cablevision
Cablevision isn’t scoring well with customers and workers in Brooklyn. The Communication Workers of America made some noise and brought the issues to light a t a press conference on Thursday, Janua...
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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The top 10 Brooklyn stories of 2012
1) Hurricane Sandy While the entire New York City area was hit by the hurricane, parts of Brooklyn were left devastated. Red Hook and the neighborhoods of south Brooklyn felt the effects of the sto...
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unions say Acadia Realty Trust project is unfair to workers
Ear-piercing chants, whistles and hardhats filled the streets of downtown Brooklyn on Tuesday afternoon. The sounds were the voices of hundreds of newly organized, unionized construction workers ga...
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Macchiarola, former St. Francis president, passes at 71
Frank Macchiarola will be missed in Brooklyn. Friends and family members came to pay their respects to the former New York City schools chancellor, lining the hallways of St. Franics University, wh...
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Construction underway on B2
The tallest modular building in the world will soon grace the Downtown Brooklyn skyline, as officials broke ground on Tuesday, December 18, at the site of Building 2 (B2). The first residential bui...
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tri-State Transportation Campaign's vision for the BK Gateway
Not only have Brooklynites seen a direct impact on their daily commute from the completion of the Barclays Centers in September, the borough has also seen a 13 percent population increase since 198...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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BQE underpass to get a facelift
One thing that is not associated with the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) underpass connecting Brooklyn Bridge Park and Downtown Brooklyn is “beauty.” However, that may change as the Atlantic Aven...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Masala Mama named winner of PowerUp! competition
Nindhi Jalan was this year’s top winner in the Brooklyn Public Library’s 9th annual PowerUp! competition, which helps local entrepreneurs make their business ideas a reality. Jalan was awarded $15,...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cabaret in Brooklyn 'can can can'
A Red Hook establishment seeking a liquor license has Community Board 6 okayed a liquor license for a new Red Hook, establishment, despite some residents worried it will feature raunchy shows. Orig...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ebbets Field flagpole arrives at Flatbush & Atlantic
The Barclays Center is now home to the Brookyln Nets, however over a half-century ago, Brooklyn Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley hoped the intersection of Flatbush and Atlantic avenues would be home t...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Renovations at Bridge Park's Pier 5 complete
Things are getting active at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 5. The five-acres former shipping pier is now being used to play a variety of sports. This $26 million project was designed to be adaptable ...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols, faith-based activists call for police department reform
Clergy, as well as several activists and faith-based groups, joined City Council members at City Hall Monday to publicly support legislation that would combat police profiling and strengthen oversi...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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City to offer property tax extension to homes hit hard by Sandy
The City Council voted Monday to provide tax relief for homeowners citywide whose properties were destroyed in Hurricane Sandy’s storm. The relief comes in the form of an interest-free property tax...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Broken glass and debris are seen inside a resturant a day after a suicide attack in KabulBy Josh Smith KABUL (Reuters) - Civilians are being killed and wounded in record numbers in Afghanistan, the United Nations reported on Monday, just days after one of the deadliest attacks ever in Kabul. Overall at least 1,601 civilians were killed and 3,565 wounded in the war in the first six months of 2016, the United Nations reported, as insurgent groups like the Taliban try to topple the government installed in Kabul after the 2001 U.S.-led military intervention. Anti-government groups, the largest of which is the Taliban, accounted for at least 60 percent of non-combatants killed and wounded.


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FILE - In this May 22, 2014, file photo, former U.S. women's national soccer team member Brandi Chastain arrives to view the U.S. men's team practice in Stanford, Calif., for the World Cup soccer tournament. These days, she's coaching youth, high school and college soccer in California. Chastain is keeping an eye on the current women's national team–without retired star Abby Wambach–after helping the U.S. win two golds and a silver in the Olympics during her career. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Brandi Chastain likes U.S. soccer's prospects for defending gold in Rio, is advocating for fewer headers in youth games and tackling her son's diagnosis of Crohn's disease.


2016-07-25 02:02:49 -0400

New York Yankees third baseman Chase Headley, left, completes a double play by tagging out San Francisco Giants' Mac Williamson at third base during the eighth inning of the baseball game at Yankee Stadium, Sunday, July 24, 2016 in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)A look at what's happening all around the majors today:


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