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DOL Sets Overtime Rules Affecting the Restaurant Industry
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 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 | 61 61 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 | 64 64 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 | 61 61 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 | 126 126 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 | 636 636 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 | 272 272 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 | 270 270 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 | 267 267 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 | 270 270 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...
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Oct 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Partnership has a plan for Downtown Brooklyn
Updates CB2 on progress to date
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Supporters of Senator Sanders chant his name as they protest on the floor during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in PhiladelphiaBy John Whitesides and Luciana Lopez PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - The Democratic Party's deep divisions were on full display on a raucous first day of its convention on Monday, with Bernie Sanders portraying Hillary Clinton as a fellow soldier in his fight for economic equality while his supporters booed the mere mention of her name. On a night designed to showcase party unity, Sanders supporters repeatedly disrupted convention proceedings, chanting for him and jeering Clinton supporters.


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The headquarters of the Democratic National Committee is seen in WashingtonBy Mark Hosenball and Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If the Russian government is behind the theft and release of embarrassing emails from the Democratic Party, as U.S. officials have suggested, it may reflect less a love of Donald Trump or enmity for Hillary Clinton than a desire to discredit the U.S. political system. A U.S. official who is taking part in the investigation said that intelligence collected on the hacking of Democratic National Committee (DNC) emails released by Wikileaks on Friday "indicates beyond a reasonable doubt that it originated in Russia." The timing on the eve of Clinton's formal nomination this week for the Nov. 8 presidential election has raised questions about whether Russia may have been trying to hurt her, to help Trump, her Republican rival, or to fan populist sentiment against establishment politicians as it has sought to do across Europe in recent years.


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A police officer is seen in a facility for the disabled, where a knife-wielding man attacked, in SagamiharaBy Issei Kato SAGAMIHARA, Japan (Reuters) - A knife-wielding man stabbed and killed 19 people as they slept at a facility for the disabled in a town near Tokyo early on Tuesday, a senior government official said, Japan's worst mass killing in decades. "This is a very heart-wrenching and shocking incident in which many innocent people became victims," Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a scheduled news conference in Tokyo. Police have arrested Satoshi Uematsu, 26, a former employee at the facility in Sagamihara town in Kanagawa Prefecture, about 25 miles (40 km) southwest of Tokyo, a Kanagawa official said.


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