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DOL Sets Overtime Rules Affecting the Restaurant Industry
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D.Hans & Associates DOL Sets Overtime Rules Affecting the Restaurant Industry Whether you own a fast food restaurant or a fine dining establishment, you must now pay your salaried w...
Exclusive interview to Michael Bacarella, author of “Lincoln’s Foreign Legion: The 39th New York Infantry, the Garibaldi Guard”
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
      Your book “Lincoln’s Foreign Legion: The 39th New York Infantry, the Garibaldi Guard” is now available on Kindle. What brought you to investigate this type of topic? From my earliest memories...
Estate Planning Checklist For Wills
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Estate planning is an intimidating task that some people prefer to avoid. Except Everybody needs to prepare for estate planning sooner rather than later. To help get the ball rolling, here is a che...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: July 2016
Jul 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . July 2016 Queens Real Estate Market Update  Queens home sales in June decelerated for the fourth consecuti...
New York City, Queens, Employment Defense Lawyers
Jul 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
Salient Points about the Carlson-Ailes Sexual Discrimination Lawsuit The media is full of reports about the lawsuit Gretchen Carlson, former Fox anchor woman and television host brought against Fox...
Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 624 624 recommendations | email to a friend
A good roof is perhaps one of the most important investments a homeowner can make. Any good investment requires good maintenance. One of the most crucial factors in upholding a roofing system is th...
How to Throw a Block Party in Queens
Jun 16, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 258 258 recommendations | email to a friend
By George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . A Block Party is defined as a community sponsored, public event where there are no sales of goods or servi...
Camping Safety Guidelines
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 256 256 recommendations | email to a friend
Schools are letting out and summer vacations begin. Many children will be heading off to summer camps as part of their vacation recreation and many families plan their own camping trips, some for f...
Is My Job Protected While I Pursue a Workers’ Compensation Claim?
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 254 254 recommendations | email to a friend
Workers Compensation Attorneys Queens & New York If you have been injured on the job and need to seek compensation under New York’s workers’ compensation laws, you may have some concerns about whet...
Dominoes Pizza Sued for Wage and Hour Violations
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 262 262 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit against Domino’s Pizza for underpaying staff. According to Legal Reader , last year the Attorney General’s Office settled for $1...

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Keeping Hope alive
After Hope Reichbach died suddenly in April of 2011 at the age of 22, her family kept her spirit alive by creating a foundation that encapsulated her spirit and drive. On Sunday, November 18, the B...
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Team selected to steer Brooklyn Tech Triangle
The Brooklyn Tech Triangle Coalition has announced a team led by WXY Architecture + Urban Design will focus on growing the technology industry in and around Downtown Brooklyn The coalition is led b...
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlantic Ave BID lends hand to relief efforts
Businesses on Atlantic Avenue were spared the brunt of Hurricane Sandy's wrath, and now they are helping in the efforts to aid those parts of Brooklyn that were devastated by the storm. The Atlanti...
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Relief efforts continue in storm-damaged Red Hook
Red Hook resident Miguel Cruz wiped his hands clean as he prepared for the day’s end. A worker at Buscarello Construction, Cruz, 52, said his apartment building was still recovering from Hurricane ...
Nov 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elected officials tour devastated areas of Queens & Brooklyn
Tell residents that they won't be forgotten as city recovers
Nov 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Red Hook recovers from Hurricane Sandy
The Red-Hook Initiative (RHI), a community-based institution in Brooklyn, is helping serve hot meals and distribute supplies for residents without power in NYCHA Red Hook Houses. Sandy Brockwell, t...
Nov 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vols, donations high at John Jay in Park Slope
When Brooklyn residents were evacuated from their homes and forced to find a cot in a shelter to avoid Hurricane Sandy, they didn't think the facilities would be so nice or well staffed. One reside...
Nov 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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NHL’s Islanders to join Nets in calling Brooklyn home
Team will move into Barclays Center for 2015-16 season
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trade show showcases the best of Brooklyn biz
The new president of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce has his eye on technology when it comes to promoting business in the borough. “We are the first Chamber of Commerce in New York City and only t...
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Residents sound off on proposed homeless shelter
Facility for 170 men possible coming to Carroll Gardens
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Markowitz honors members of Latino community
Brooklyn Borough Hall President Marty Markowitz honored members of the Latino community this past Thursday at Brooklyn Borough Hall. Markowitz joined several organizations and community members who...
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Hurricane Sandy causes havoc in NYC and beyond
Waking up from the aftermath, New Yorker's are just beginning to pick up the pieces of Hurricane Sandy's rampage. Originally called a hurricane, weather experts are now referring to the storm as a ...
Oct 30, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marchers bring light to problem of domestic violence
For the 12th year in a row, community members stood up against domestic violence in an annual candlelight vigil, taking to the streets to spread their message. Walking down South 3rd Street toward ...
Oct 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Green-Wood honors the father of the 'speedball'
As the focus of baseball fans turns toward the World Series, historians took to Green-Wood Cemetery to pay tribute to a man who changed the game 150 years ago. Jim Creighton was a baseball player w...
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Partnership has a plan for Downtown Brooklyn
Updates CB2 on progress to date
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Afghans help an injured man at a hospital after an explosion struck a protest march, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, July 23, 2016. Witnesses in Kabul say that an explosion struck the protest march by members of Afghanistan’s largely Shiite Hazara ethnic minority group, demanding that a major regional electric power line be routed through their impoverished home province. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a peaceful protest in the Afghan capital on Saturday that killed at least 80 people and wounded more than 200, marking the first time the extremists have struck Kabul and raising fears of their growing strength and capability in Afghanistan.


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Smoke from a nearby wildfire looms over Los Angeles on Friday, July 22, 2016. Smoke drifted over the city's downtown, about 30 miles from the fire's location in Santa Clarita. It's one of several blazes burning in Southern California as the region swelters under triple-digit heat. (AP Photo/Amanda Myers)SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):


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England's Joe Root celebrates reaching 200 on the second day of the second Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford in Manchester, northwest England on July 23, 2016Joe Root's double century and three wickets from Chris Woakes put England on course for a series-levelling win in the second Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford on Saturday. Pakistan ended the second day having collapsed to 57 for four in reply to England's first innings 589 for eight declared, a huge deficit of 532 runs. Root's Test-best 254, just the sixth double hundred scored in 132 years of Test cricket at Old Trafford, saw him bat for more than 10 hours.


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