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Just Sold Beautiful Co-op in Glen Oaks, New York
Nov 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
Shameer Fazal and his team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II are pleased to announce the sale of a beautiful Co-op located at 255-21 75 th Ave in Glen Oaks, NY 11004. This lovely Co-op featured...
Payroll Services: Smaller Companies & The Advantages Of Outsourcing
Nov 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
While the payroll job may seem like a delicate matter to be delegated to people outside of the company, there are actually many advantages and benefits to outsourcing the payroll services. Smaller ...
Bookkeeping Services: Small NYC Companies Can Outsource
Nov 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Outsourcing is one of the most strategic decisions that a company can make. There are various advantages to outsourcing. However, each advantage is paired with a disadvantage. In terms of outsourci...
Are Your Wages Equal for Men and Women?
Nov 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans Employment Defense Attorney , Employment Discrimination , Wage and Hour Queens & New York City Employment Defense Attorneys Situations arise where an employee leaves and you must...
17 Fun Facts about East Elmhurst NY
Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Owner of Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. East Elmhurst NY is a wonderful and unique neighborhood in Queens county NYC. We sell a lot of homes here so we ge...
Clouds for Breakfast: Mom's Choice Awards Gold Medal Recipient
Nov 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
 With a delightful language, directed at the younger children, Laura Eisen presents a simple but endearing story, which will certainly be appreciated both by children and their parents.   The initi...
18 Fun Facts about Astoria Ditmars
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . Live in the area? Join our local Facebook group to stay in touch with what’s happening in the neighborhood...
What You Should Know About Weighing Age and Ability When Hiring
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
Author Stephen D. Hans    age discrimination , Employment Defense Attorney   As an employer or company owner, do you ask questions like this when interviewing a job candidate? Are you planning on r...
Queens Real Estate Market Report: OCTOBER 2015
Oct 27, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens Real Estate Market Report: October 2015 The pace of existing home sales rose in September, but remains slightly below the pace from the same month last year. Demand for existing homes appear...
New Non-Tipping Policy – Legal Considerations
Oct 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans   Danny Meyer, the owner of Union Square Hospitality Group in New York City, has 12 restaurants across Manhattan and a total of 1,800 employees. According to ABC News, he will so...

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Council members throw support behind teachers
Rally continues criticism of mayor, DOE on “failed policies”
Mar 14, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Bridge Park to get pool this summer
The Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation approved the design and installation of a pool at Brooklyn Bridge Park last Wednesday, February 29, making way for a summer full of splashes at the popular DUMB...
Mar 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Straphangers fight to save G Train
As Brooklyn celebrated the reopening of the Fourth Avenue-Ninth Street East Side Station in Park Slope after 40 years, other straphangers were concerned the G train extension would be cut. While th...
Mar 07, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prospect Park roadway design makes more room for walkers, cyclists
A proposed new roadway design in Prospect Park is gaining support from cyclists, alternative transportation advocates, and pedestrians as it seeks to make their experience of the park more pleasant...
Mar 07, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tenants take NYCHA to court
Say Housing Authority needs to fix repairs fast
Mar 07, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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A “leak in logic” forming in Williamsburg
From his Williamsburg-based studio, artist Greg Allen-Muller is playing with the struggle between man's desire to create straight lines in the world, and nature's power to destroy them. His art, wh...
Feb 29, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reps open east side of Fourth Avenue station
For the first time in more than 40 years, the Fourth Avenue East Side Station House between 9th and 10th streets in Park Slope is open to commuters. The renovation was funded largely by Borough Pre...
Feb 29, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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City to install monitors at CSO outfall sites
Gowanus, Dutch Kills & Navy Yard to be part of pilot
Feb 22, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Borough battles it out for annual “Best Wings in Brooklyn” competition
This Saturday, chicken wing lovers will find out which Brooklyn establishment has the honor of saying they have the best wings in Brooklyn. The third annual Best Wings in Brooklyn Competition will ...
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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S. Williamsburg fights charter school proposal
South Williamsburg parents last week protested a Department of Education proposal to co-locate a Success Academy Charter School into the same building as M.S. 50, a move they said ignores the needs...
Feb 22, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liu delivers first State of the City
Highlights plans for economic recovery
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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P.S. 8 to get middle school
For parents of popular P.S. 8 who have long been been fighting for a middle school in their neighborhood, their wish has come true. A Department of Education (DOE) panel voted unanimously last Thur...
Feb 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clinton Hill framing celebrates 20 years
Owner L.B. Brown talks about how she managed to stay afloat
Feb 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Grange expands to its namesake
Brooklyn Grange, one of the city's only rooftop farms, is set to grace Brooklyn with its vegetative presence in May. The organization is expanding to a roof in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, with a planne...
Feb 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Enough with the garbage
Bill would increase penalties for attacks on sanitation workers
Feb 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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A charred ward of the damaged MSF hospital in Afghanistan's northern KunduzA deadly air strike on a Doctors Without Borders (MSF) hospital was "caused primarily by human error", the US commander in Afghanistan said Wednesday, prompting a strong rebuke from the charity who slammed American forces for "gross negligence". The "tragic but avoidable accident (was) caused primarily by human error," General John Campbell told reporters at NATO headquarters in Kabul, adding that those most closely associated with the incident had been suspended from their duties. Responding to the release of the investigation, MSF general director Christopher Stokes strongly condemned the actions of the US forces.

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Volkswagen, the world's biggest carmaker by sales, has admitted that up to 11 million diesel cars worldwide are fitted with devices that can switch on pollution controls when they detect the car is undergoing testingThe South Korean government said on Thursday it had ordered Volkswagen to recall 125,500 diesel vehicles, after tests confirmed the German automaker had faked emissions results from the cars' engines. Announcing the results of the tests, the Environment Ministry also said it was fining the company 14.1 billion won ($12.3 million). Volkswagen should submit its detailed recall plans including how to improve emissions of the cars in question to the ministry by January 6, it said in a statement.

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In this Oct. 20, 2014 frame from dash-cam video provided by the Chicago Police Department, Laquan McDonald, right, walks down the street moments before being shot by officer Jason Van Dyke in Chicago. Van Dyke, who shot McDonald 16 times, was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. (Chicago Police Department via AP)Small groups of demonstrators gathered again Wednesday to protest the death of a black teen shot by a white police officer, and they urged supporters to join them in trying to shut down Chicago's famous ...

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