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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 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 | 40 40 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 | 650 650 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 | 57 57 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 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 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 | 62 62 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 | 66 66 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 | 146 146 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 | 185 185 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 | 208 208 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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WTC opens under continued threat
New York City Police (NYPD) Commissioner Raymond Kelly held a press conference on Wednesday, September 7, to brief the city on its recovery from the World Trade Center (WTC) attacks 10 years ago an...
Sep 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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The sweet taste of “American Candy” in Brooklyn
Who says black girls – or all girls for that matter – aren’t funny? Hollie Harper says they all are, it’s just a matter of zoning in on that comedy. Harper is the producer of the sketch comedy show...
Sep 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liu visits Brooklyn kids on first day of school
Comptroller frets over future of schools after more budget cuts
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All Politics is Local – We Endorse David Weprin For Congress
When the 9th Congressional District seat was vacated in Anthony Weiner’s resignation, constituents of the district, which encompasses parts of Queens and Brooklyn, were left without someone to figh...
Sep 06, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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West Indian Day Parade brings fun, guns and alleged racial profiling
The West Indian American Day Parade braved the threatening weather on Monday, September 5, as revelers in costumes filled with colors and feathers marched down Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn. The para...
Sep 06, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stop-and-frisks cause advocate outrage
The New York Civil Liberties Union announced last week that the New York Police Department (NYPD) has stopped a record number of innocent people, most of whom are black and Hispanic, so far this ye...
Sep 06, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn to receive federal relief
FEMA adds Kings County to disaster funds list
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Brooklyn Book Festival starting to take shape
This year's event expected to be biggest ever
Aug 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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City weathers wrath of Irene
Hurricane Irene had many in trepidation as her presence loomed ominously over New York. But on Sunday, New Yorkers awoke to find themselves spared – for the most part. The storm, which whirled its ...
Aug 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pier 5 to get winter sports space
Developer sought through request for proposals
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State passes new ethics reforms
Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a new ethics law on Monday, August 15, which among its provisions will provide increased transparency in the state government and stronger financial disclosure requirem...
Aug 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Businesses offer safety to Brooklynites
New initiative launched to help residents in times of need
Aug 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Developer selected for city-owned Joralemon space
On Monday, August 15, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the developer selected to develop 49,000 feet of retail space in the Brooklyn Municipal Building at 210 Joralemon Street. In a press conferen...
Aug 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roulette rolls into Downtown Brooklyn
No, it’s not a gamble. In fact, Jim Staley was very sure of the space located at 509 Atlantic Avenue at the corner of 3rd Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn. He was so sure about it, he is almost done mov...
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A photo exhibit that reveals character and ability
A group of 35 developmentally disabled adults will have their photographs on view in DUMBO this upcoming Sunday. But what’s also going to be on display is their ability to capture still images in t...
Aug 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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A woman strolls through Kensington Gardens as smog surrounds Kensington Palace in central LondonBy Nina Chestney LONDON (Reuters) - The British government needs to extend policies and funding to reduce carbon emissions into the next decade to avoid increasing the cost and impact of global warming, Britain's climate change adviser said on Tuesday. The government has a legally binding target to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80 percent from 1990 levels by 2050 to limit the effects of climate change and the committee's role is to advise it on the best way of doing so. Britain's emissions are currently 36 percent below 1990 levels.


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By Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, has told Greeks that saying 'No' to a bailout deal would be a vote to ditch the euro. The conflict is driving the European Union into legal limbo and no one has a clear answer as to what could happen next. The government in Greece, where a majority of people say they want to retain the euro currency and their 35-year-old membership of the European Union, correctly points out that neither the treaty creating the now 19-member euro zone nor the agreement binding the 28 member states of the EU, contains provisions for expelling any country.
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Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras takes a look at his notes as a technician prepares him before a TV interview at the State Television (ERT) in Athens, Monday, June 29, 2015. Anxious pensioners swarmed closed bank branches Monday and long lines snaked at ATMs as Greeks endured the first day of serious controls on their daily economic lives ahead of a July 5 referendum that could determine whether the country has to ditch the euro currency and return to the drachma. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Anxious pensioners swarmed closed bank branches Monday and long lines snaked outside ATMs as Greeks endured the first day of serious controls on their daily economic lives ahead of a referendum that could determine whether the country has to ditch the euro currency and return to the drachma.


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