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Is the Job Applicant’s Age a Factor You Consider When Hiring?
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Posted on July 29, 2015 As a business owner, have you heard your manager claim that someone is too old to hire for a particular job? Or, have there been discussions that a youn...
Free One Hour Reserved Queens Parking
Jul 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
If you need a private parking space...come to 262nd Street and 79th Avenue in Floral Park. We have one reserved just for you.....directly in front of a fire hydrant. Not many people park there beca...
Just Listed for Sale: 255-21 75 Ave #Upper, Glen Oaks, NY 11104 3 Bedrooms, 1 Full Bath
Jul 24, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Shameer Fazal Real Estate Team proudly presents this lovely Co-op apartment located in Glen Oaks, NY. This property is conveniently located and has great amenities just waiting for the right buyer....
NYC Employment Defense Discrimination Attorney
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans What If an Employee Can’t Work the Schedule the Employer Wants? In many situations, a schedule conflict is a reason not to hire a prospective employee. However, when the emp...
Cutchogue Long Island Limo Crash- Southold Businessman charged with DWI
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A Fatal Car Accident Tragically Ends the Lives of Four Young Women in Suffolk County Cutchogue Long Island Limo Crash- Southold Businessman charged with DWI by Steven Palermo When returning from lo...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2015
Jul 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update The pace of home sales rose in June, but were still below the pace of sales last June. The combination of buyers looking to take advantage of low interest...
What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 196 196 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 | 201 201 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 | 816 816 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 | 74 74 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...

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Polar Bear Club plunges into the New Year
This has to be the “coolest” New Year's Day tradition in all of New York City. The Coney Island Polar Bear club held their traditional January 1 “plunge” on Sunday. Hundreds gathered on the boardwa...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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The World Health Organization began human trials of the VSV-ZEBOV vaccine across Guinea in March 2015An Ebola test vaccine provided blanket protection in a field trial in Guinea, researchers said, possibly heralding "the beginning of the end" for the devastating West African outbreak that has killed thousands. The serum was 100 percent effective after a week in more than 7,600 people inoculated, according to results published in The Lancet medical journal and hailed as "extremely promising" by World Health Organization (WHO) chief Margaret Chan. The world was "on the verge of an effective Ebola vaccine," the UN's health agency said in a statement.


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People pass an advertisement protesting the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in Washington, DC on July 23, 2015Delegates negotiating a vast Pacific free-trade agreement failed to reach a final deal after several days of intense talks in Hawaii, in a setback to US President Barack Obama. "After more than a week of productive meetings we've made significant progress and will continue on resolving a limited number of remaining issues, paving the way for the conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations," Froman told a press conference. The negotiators were "more confident than ever that the TPP is within reach," he said, adding that the Pacific Rim countries involved would continue to have bilateral discussions to try and iron out their remaining differences.


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A member of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) walks past graves at a cemetary on July 29, 2015 deep in the Qandil mountain, the PKK headquarters in northern IraqAround 260 members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) have been killed and hundreds more wounded in Ankara's week-long campaign of air strikes against targets of the group inside Turkey and in northern Iraq, the official Anatolia news agency said Saturday. Without citing its sources, Anatolia said that among those wounded was Nurettin Demirtas, the brother of the leader of pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtas. Ankara has launched a two-pronged "anti-terror" offensive against Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Syria and Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants after a wave of attacks inside the country.


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