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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 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 | 75 75 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 | 687 687 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 | 61 61 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
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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
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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
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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 | 182 182 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 | 220 220 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
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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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Summer concert series starts with a bang
Drummer, guitarists serenade lunchers in Brooklyn
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Officials rally for funding of safety officers
Bill would fund safety officers for private schools
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Amtrak tragedy hits home for Queens, Brooklyn residents
Victims include Rockaway Navy man and Brooklyn college dean
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Uber to offer $2.75 rides for commuters affected by L shutdown
Local pol lends support to mobile cab app’s promotion
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Senator Avella presents $100,000 check to Bayside Historical Society
Funds will go towards operating costs
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City announces summer STEM programs
DOE partners with Microsoft, NYU for $2 million program
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Hospital gets new weapon in battle against cancer
Brooklyn Hospital Center’s Division of Radiation Oncology last week unveiled its brand-new TrueBEAM Linear Accelerator
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New industrial building opens in Brooklyn
1102 Atlantic Ave. to house diverse roster of businesses
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Brooklyn, Queens officials divided on Move NY plan
Borough elected officials remain on opposite sides when it comes to transit reform plan.
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Empty East New York lot given 'ReNew-ed' life
Local artists and vendors fill vacant shipping containers
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City breaks ground on Dome Playground
Dome Playground, which sits on the border of Kensington and Borough Park, is getting a massive $2.75 million upgrade. Councilman Brad Lander and Parks Department officials gathered on April 23 to c...
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Parents, students rally against after-school cuts
Say city sound find $5.9M to save 17 programs
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Pols propose legislation to engage pre-K parents
Would allow them to serve on Community Education Councils
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Adams unveils lactation room at Borough Hall
Part of family friend initiative
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Participatory budgeting gives residents a voice
Community gets a say in spending $1 million
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Faithful wait for the arrival of Pope Francis to celebrate a Mass at the Samanes Park in Guayaquil, Ecuador, Monday, July 6, 2015. Francis travels to the Ecuadorean port of Guayaquil on Monday for a Mass expected to draw more than 1 million people, as Latin America's first pontiff tours his home continent bringing a message of compassion for the weak and respect for an ailing planet. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America:


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Outgoing Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis leaves on his motorcycle with his wife after his resignation in AthensAthens (AFP) - 15:42 GMT - New minister - Economist Euclid Tsakalotos, Greece's top negotiator in the stalled EU-IMF talks, has been named as the country's new finance minister, the president's office says. 15:41 GMT - Lifeline - The European Central Bank will hold a telephone conference call starting at 1600 GMT to discuss whether to keep an emergency liquidity lifeline open to Greek banks, several eurozone central bank sources say. According to three different sources, the ECB's decision-making governing council will discuss whether to continue to provide financing to Greek banks via the Emergency Liquidity Assistance facility.


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An artist's impression, obtained courtesy of NASA/John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute (JHUAPL/SwRI), shows the New Horizons spacecraft as it approaches PlutoNASA briefly lost touch this weekend with an unmanned spacecraft on its way to a historic encounter with Pluto, but the US space agency said Monday the glitch has been fixed. The communications blackout on Saturday lasted nearly an hour and half, and perplexed scientists as they tried to figure out what had gone wrong aboard the New Horizons spacecraft nearly three billion miles (4.9 billion kilometers) from Earth. The mission is being closely watched by millions of space enthusiasts because the spacecraft's flyby of Pluto on July 14 will offer the world's first close look at the distant dwarf planet.


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