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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 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 | 72 72 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 | 683 683 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 | 97 97 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 | 96 96 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 | 99 99 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 | 180 180 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 | 215 215 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 | 239 239 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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Government helping vets start own businesses
Pace University was the site of the recent summit aimed at returning veterans with the theme "Is the job market tough? Make your own job!" “Veterans bring maturity, reliability, structure and pre-d...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parents fight charter school in Cobble Hill
Parents, local elected officials and other community members joined together on Monday, November 28, to fight the implementation of a charter school in Cobble Hill. The Success Charter Network, led...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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118 stores caught selling alcohol to minors
The New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) announced on Tuesday, November 22, that 75 liquor and grocery stores were caught selling alcohol to minors in Brooklyn and Queens during a three-day underc...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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DUMBO joins most expensive list
Ranks fourth-highest in median closing costs in city
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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At board meeting, Related no-show to talk Walmart
What was supposed to be a two-way conversation among community members of East New York and representatives of Related Companies, turned one-sided last Wednesday, November 16, after the company fai...
Nov 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Day after eviction, protesters occupy the city
Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protesters held rallies around the city on Wednesday, November 16, after police kicked them out of their encampment in Zuccotti Park in the middle of the night. Among the a...
Nov 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forest City sued in federal court
Forest City Ratner Companies LLC, along with several other Brooklyn developers, is being sued in federal court for failing to pay a group of Brooklyn residents wages for performing heavy constructi...
Nov 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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K9Watch formed to combat assaults
In response to the recent rash of muggings and attempted assaults in the Kensington/Windsor Terrace area of Brooklyn, a new neighborhood watch has been formed. After connecting through a neighborho...
Nov 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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City unveils plan to clean up harbor water
As part of a major effort to improve the quality of water in New York City Harbor, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Carter Strickland unveiled four new bioswales on Dean St...
Nov 16, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Williamsburg concerned with recent string of attacks
Recent violence against Jews has many shaken up
Nov 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Protesters “occupy” JP Morgan in Downtown Brooklyn
Demand that the bank makes good on past tax incentives
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RFP issued to clean up Gowanus Brownfields
Friends of Brooklyn CB 6 Inc. submitted a request for proposals (RFP) for a comprehensive plan to redevelop Brownfields in the Gowanus Canal area. Friends of CB6, a nonprofit that provides support ...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn gets PetSmart
Puppies, kittens and critters alike have two new places to go in Brooklyn to meet all their furry, fishy and chirping needs. Borough President Marty Markowitz joined local pet owners to celebrate t...
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City Council backs parking permit resolution
Downtown Brooklyn could become part of a residential parking permit (RPP) system. A home rule resolution in support of residential parking permits was approved by the full City Council last Thursda...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Red Hook celebrates homeowners
40 affordable apartments sold in new housing unit
Nov 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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People celebrate in Athens after early referendum results show a large 'No' majorityAthens (AFP) - 20:54 GMT - Tusk to decide on summit - Merkel and Hollande have sent their request for a Eurozone summit on Tuesday to the current president of the European Council, Poland's Donald Tusk, according to sources in the French presidency.

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BRUSSELS/BERLIN (Reuters) - France and Germany called for an emergency summit of euro zone leaders to discuss Greeks' stunning referendum vote on Sunday to reject bailout terms, as calls mounted in Berlin to cut Greece loose from Europe's common currency. German Chancellor Angela Merkel's deputy said Athens had wrecked any hope of compromise with its euro zone partners by overwhelmingly rejecting further austerity. Merkel and French President Francois Hollande conferred by telephone and called for a euro zone summit on Tuesday.
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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras hailed a 'No' vote in Sunday's referendum on a bailout offer and said his government was ready to return immediately to negotiations with creditors in a bid to get shuttered banks open again. Dismissing talk that the referendum was effectively a vote on whether Greece stays in the euro, Tsipras said the mandate that Greeks had given him was to reach a viable solution rather than clash with Europe. "With the difficult circumstances prevailing today you made a very brave choice," Tsipras said in a televised address to Greeks.
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