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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 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 | 61 61 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 | 672 672 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 | 60 60 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 | 1 1 comments | 84 84 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 | 86 86 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 | 88 88 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 | 170 170 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 | 205 205 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 | 229 229 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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District 13 parents call for middle school at Pacific Park
Community District 13 parents called for a new school slated as part of the behemoth Pacific Park development in Prospect Heights to be a dedicated middle school during an initial public hearing on...
Jun 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bushwick students unveil lunch bench artwork
PS 53 one of 10 schools taking part in public art program
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Advocates call for State Senate vote on farmworkers bill
Says farm laborers experience daily abuses
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Scotland gets firsthand look at a Brooklyn education
First Minister visits Vinegar Hill classrooms
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BP calls on Cuomo to restore $100 million to NYCHA
Says roof repairs are critical in public housing
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Adams inducts new community board members
Teenagers to serve for first time
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Brooklyn businesses launch nightlife coalition
Group will help foster dialogue between businesses, community
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Beaches across city officially opened for holiday weekend
Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver signaled the end of this year’s perilous winter on Thursday, announcing that beaches around the city are now officially open. Braving blustery conditions and the ...
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King's County Memorial Day Parade pictures
As they have since 1867, Brooklynites turned out in full force on Monday for the King’s County Parade, one of the oldest Memorial Day parades in the country. Vintage cars, veterans from every branc...
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New Hilton becomes 25th hotel in LIC
Community members gathered in Long Island City on Wednesday to celebrate the opening of the neighborhood’s first full-service hotel: the Hilton Garden Inn. Over champagne and canapés, speakers at t...
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Students unveil Marco Polo painting at local restaurant
Take their own journey of discovery through work
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Beaches across city officially opened for holiday weekend
Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver signaled the end of this year’s perilous winter on Thursday, announcing that beaches around the city are now officially open. Braving blustery conditions and the ...
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PACC cuts ribbon on new renovations at 365 Jay St.
Resident details years of poor living conditions
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Hundreds of New Yorkers rally in East New York
Protest city’s new rezoning strategy to create housing
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New program to reduce financial barriers to solar energy
Brooklyn neighborhoods part of bulk purchasing program
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FILE - In this July 6, 2011 file photo, U.S. tycoon Donald Trump attends the inauguration ceremony of the Trump Ocean Club International Hotel and Tower in Panama City. The Miss Panama Organization and the Telemetro television channel say they won’t participate in or broadcast the Miss Universe contest partly owned by Trump, joining several other Latin American nations in dropping out of the pageant in protest over his comments about Mexican immigrants. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco, File)PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panama is joining several other Latin American nations in dropping out of the Miss Universe pageant in protest over Donald Trump's comments about immigrants.


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A Tunisian special force officer and a policeman patrol the beach as tourists take part in a ceremony on July 3, 2015, in memory of those killed the previous week by a jihadist gunman in the popular resort of Port el KantaouiTunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi on Saturday declared a state of emergency following last week's beach massacre claimed by the Islamic State group in which 38 foreign tourists were killed. The North African state, which has seen an exodus of tourists, has admitted that its security services were unprepared for the seaside attack in Port El Kantaoui and that police were too slow to respond. "The president has declared a state of emergency in Tunisia" and was to address the nation, Essebsi's office said, adding that it would be implemented for a renewable 30-day period.


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Dimitra Danikoglou, 48, gestures as she talks next to her son Nikolas, 23, at their apartment in Athens, Saturday, July 4, 2015. Meet the Danikoglous, a typically intense, articulate Greek family divided over how best to cope with Greece’s careening financial crisis, which may lead to a break with the eurozone and the European Union if voters Sunday say “no” to a proposed bailout plan that would impose still more years of austerity on an already crushed Greek economy. They are united in their belief that only as a strong family can they weather the coming storm. And they share a sense that Greece, so rich with history and culture, has fallen tragically short of its potential. (AP Photo/Spyros Tsakiris)ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Dimitris is voting "yes" because he fears Greece would be in danger if it leaves the European Union. His daughter Alexandra is voting "no" because she is tired of richer European nations bossing Greece around.


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