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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 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 | 81 81 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 | 693 693 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 | 61 61 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 | 2 2 comments | 107 107 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 | 106 106 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 | 108 108 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 | 188 188 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 | 227 227 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 | 248 248 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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Fort Greene's NY Writers Coalition receives NEA grant
Group one of just 162 grantees nationwide
Dec 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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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...
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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
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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
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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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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Miss USA pageant has new hosts, one step in its swift reassembly after fallout from Donald Trump's criticism of Mexican immigrants.
2015-07-07 22:12:17 -0400

A stock investor reacts in front of a screen showing stock market movements in a brokerage house in ShanghaiChina's benchmark Shanghai stock index was down nearly seven percent on Wednesday morning as additional government moves failed to shore up the tumbling market, dealers said. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, dropped 4.15 percent, or 80.18 points, to 1,852.65. The Hang Seng Index dived 1,184.79 points to 23,790.52 in the first few minutes of trade.


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FILE - In this April 17, 2015, file photo, former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore speaks at a Republican Leadership Summit in Nashua, N.H. Gilmore told the Associated Press in a phone interview he will announce a run for the White House in the first week of August. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore will announce a run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination next month.


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