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Is the Job Applicant’s Age a Factor You Consider When Hiring?
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 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 | 37 37 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 | 3 3 comments | 52 52 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 | 68 68 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
Jul 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 102 102 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 | 210 210 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 | 215 215 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 | 832 832 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 | 76 76 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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SJU off to early lead, but lose in extra innings
St. John’s used a six-run third inning to grab an early six-run lead, but was held scoreless for the next eight innings as Ohio State rallied to win, 8-7, in 11 innings. Jeremy Baltz was 4-for-5 wi...
Feb 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC streetball legend passes
Troy “Escalade” Jackson, who was named one of the 50 greatest playground legends by Slam Magazine, passed away in his sleep Sunday morning. Brother to NBA Veteran Mark Jackson, Jackson, who stood a...
Feb 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU downs Pitt in nail-biter at Garden
Another big win has Red Storm thinking NCAA tourney
Feb 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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ANGLE OF THE WEEK: Shovel-Board?
While most throughout the area were commencing their Super Bowl celebrations late Sunday, at Middle Village's Juniper Valley Park these die-hard shuffle-boarders were availing themselves of the dec...
Feb 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hardy named Big East Player of the Week
St. John’s senior guard Dwight Hardy was named Big East Player of the Week for the second time this season, as announced by the conference on Monday. Hardy led St. John’s to wins over then-No. 10 C...
Feb 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU prevails in “Battle of Brooklyn”
Sophomore C.J. Garner went the length of the court in the final 7.3 seconds and hit a running jumper just before the final horn to lift the Long Island University men’s basketball team past St. Fra...
Feb 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John's continues to take down the big boys
Snag fourth win against a top 13 team with UConn victory
Feb 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU holds on to 1st place with victory
The Long Island University men’s basketball team had five players in double-figures and shot 51.7 percent after halftime to maintain its hold on first-place in the Northeast Conference and down pre...
Feb 09, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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UCLA gets the better of Red Storm
Dwight Hardy scored a career-high 32 points, but was the lone St. John’s player in double-figures as UCLA shot 48.6 percent from the field and benefitted from a 41-7 advantage in free throw attempt...
Feb 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Colgate Games wraps up record-breaking meet
The 37th annual Colgate Women’s Games saw three long-standing records fall and a fourth tied at Pratt Institute, in a season that also featured record-breaking participation. More than 11,500 girls...
Feb 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodside tennis group receives USTA grant
USTA Serves, the National Charitable Foundation of the United States Tennis Association, recently awarded 33 year-end grants totaling $420,650. Among the organizations recognized with a grant in th...
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St. John’s stuns #3 Duke, 93-78, at The Garden
Hardy leads the Red Storm with 26 points
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LIU sending three to post-season track meet
The Long Island University men's and women's track and field teams were in action at the Armory on Friday night at the NYU Gotham Cup, where three individuals qualified for the post-season ECAC/IC4...
Jan 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Freshman comes up big in Iona win
Steps up during lackluster night for team leaders
Jan 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John's men get revenge on Fighting Irish
Red Storm used strong defense to best Notre Dame
Jan 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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In this Friday, June 12, 2015 photo, butcher Jorge Gonzalez, back, waits on a shopper at a local grocery store in the Little Havana area of Miami. The Commerce Department releases its June report on consumer spending, which accounts for 70 percent of economic activity, on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer spending in June rose by the smallest amount in four months as shoppers cut back on purchases of cars and other big-ticket items.


2015-08-03 08:53:40 -0400
By Angeliki Koutantou ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's bruising fight with its international creditors sent economic sentiment to its lowest level in nearly three years in July and knocked manufacturing activity down to record lows. The data was released as Greece opened its stock market on Monday after a five-week shutdown prompted by the imposition of capital controls. Significantly, Markit's purchasing managers' index (PMI) showed new orders plummeting.
2015-08-03 08:51:05 -0400
FRANKFURT/ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece is unlikely to ask for an increase in emergency funding from the European Central Bank for weeks, because its liquidity buffer has risen thanks to cash inflows and central bank help, two sources familiar with the situation told Reuters. The bank liquidity buffer has grown to about 5 billion euros from 1 billion to 2 billion euros at the height of Greece's debt crisis, thanks to two Emergency Liquidity Assistance (ELA) increases from the ECB, tax and tourism inflows, and pension payments, said one of the sources, who asked not to be named. Greek banks, closed for much of July, rely on emergency liquidity from the ECB and limit cash withdrawals to 420 euros per week to prevent a run on banks.
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