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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 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 | 65 65 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 | 675 675 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 | 87 87 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 | 87 87 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 | 89 89 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 | 173 173 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 | 208 208 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 | 232 232 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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Audit finds hundreds of NYCHA apartments vacant
While more than 270,000 New Yorkers languish on months-long waiting lists for public housing, hundreds of NYCHA apartments sit vacant, oftentimes for years, according to an audit released by the Ci...
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Scores turn out to protest group's flag burning
Protestors made good on their vow to burn an American flag on Wednesday in protest of racial violence, albeit not precisely as planned. After a Facebook event for the burning garnered widespread me...
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South Brooklyn Terminal reactivated as working port
Part of effort to develop South BK as maritime commerce hub
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Outdoor swimming pools open across city
Open from 11 am. until 7 p.m. through Labor Day
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Pols, community leaders call for gun safety initiatives
Coney Island residents say city has ignored community violence
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Mental health on the table at Brooklyn forum
City officials hosted a public forum at Brooklyn Borough Hall last week on the Roadmap to Mental Health, a new initiative set to roll out this fall. Borough President Eric Adams opened the event by...
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City announces Prospect Park will be car-free
Change will make park safer, healthier
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Tensions high at BK Heights library hearing
Testimony extends well into the night
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Tenant harassment task force nabs first arrest
Landlord allegedly tried to force rent-regulated tenants out
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Red Hook youth spread internet access to neighbors
Digital Stewards program teaches young adults tech skills
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Brooklyn advocates speak out on gun violence
State names June 'Gun Violence Awareness Month'
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Adams honors his heroes of the month
Borough President Eric Adams honored his Heroes of the Month for May - Officers Randy Chow and James Li - and June, Carvel Ice Cream shop owners Richard and Rosa Stakofsky, at a Borough Hall ceremo...
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Meet the Grand Marshals
For George Constantinou and Farid Ali Lancheros, the Park Slope restaurateurs who have been a couple for fourteen years, married for three, and together co-own Park Slope’s Bogota Latin Bistro (“Da...
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Brooklyn celebrates LGBTQ community at 19th annual pride parade
Decked out in rainbow flags and the occasional rhinestone-encrusted ball gown, thousands of revelers took to the streets of Park Slope on Saturday for the 19th Annual Brooklyn Pride Parade. A slew ...
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Developer lends helping hand in Red Hook
Employees of Forest City Ratner Companies took to the streets of Red Hook last week, partnering with neighborhood organizations Rebuilding Together New York City (RT NYC), Red Hook Initiative (RHI)...
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This undated photo released by the San Francisco Police Department shows Francisco Sanchez. A young woman was shot to death, apparently at random, while walking with her father and a friend along a popular pedestrian pier on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at Pier 14 in San Francisco and died at a hospital. Police arrested Sanchez about an hour after the shooting. (San Francisco Police Department via AP)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The parents of a woman killed at a San Francisco pier say they are focused on healing and not on the fact that the man accused of shooting her has been deported five times.


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A BBC logo is seen at the company's main offices, in west London, on the day the organisation announ..Chancellor George Osborne plans to launch a 650 million pound raid on the BBC to help cover the country's benefits bill, forcing the corporation to meet the cost of free television licences for the over-75s, the Sunday Times said. It quoted senior government sources as saying a deal is close that will force the BBC to take on the cost of the 4.5 million licences — worth 145.50 pounds each — from the Department for Work and Pensions. In return, the paper said, the BBC will be allowed to make up some of the lost revenue by charging for use of its iPlayer and other online catch-up services to try to stem the loss of licence fee revenue caused by people turning to the Internet and abandoning their televisions.


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England's Fara Williams celebrates after scoring on a penalty in extra time of her bronze medal match against Germany at the FIFA Women's World Cup in Edmonton, Canada on July 4, 2015A 108th-minute penalty converted by Fara Williams gave England third place with a 1-0 win over Germany in the Women's World Cup on Saturday. It was a first ever win by sixth-ranked England over world number one team Germany.


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