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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 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 | 47 47 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 | 657 657 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 | 58 58 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 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 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 | 71 71 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 | 73 73 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 | 154 154 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 | 191 191 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 | 216 216 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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4th Annual Tour de Queens the biggest ever
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg A record number of people biked through Queens on Sunday as part of the Fourth Annual Tour de Queens. Around 2,000 bicyclists were joined by mascot Mr. Met, State Senato...
Jul 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Doubles Anyone?
Federer lookalike turns heads
Jul 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIC baseball players reunite for six innings
In 1959, Marty Rivkin started the baseball program at Long Island City High School. Years later, the boys who once played in the baseball departments’ inaugural seasons decided to reunite for anoth...
Jul 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Basketball League Wrap-up
ESPN Zone – 37 Al Haag Plumbing - 23 In the 17 & Under Boys Division, ESPN Zone beat Al Haag Plumbing by a final score of 37-23. The high scorers for ESPN Zone were Ethan Dewey with 15 points and C...
Jun 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fans Don’t Know Best in All-Star Voting
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Jun 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclones avoid three-game losing streak
Photos by Kenneth B. Goldberg The Brooklyn Cyclones (6-3) averted a three-game sweep by defeating the Hudson Valley Renegades (4-4) 7-2 on Saturday night at MCU Park. After amassing just two runs i...
Jun 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fire on Ice
Angle of the Week
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Heroes Basketball League Scores & Notes
Santino's Crew – 46 Street Gang - 46 An intense 17 & Under game on Wednesday ended in a 46-46 tie between Santino's Crew and Street Gang. The game could not go into overtime when regulation ended b...
Jun 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn’s I.S. 318 crowned MSBL city champs
They joined the league to represent their school, I.S. 318, and they beat all comers, playoff round after playoff round, to represent the borough of Brooklyn. But in the end, with the city champion...
Jun 16, 2011 | 3 3 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Scores & Notes
American Classic Cakes – 19 Dragons - 8 In the 10 & Under Boys Division, American Classic Cakes beat the Dragons 19-8. The high scorers for American Classic Cakes were Altan Guventurk with ten and ...
Jun 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kew-Forest takes tennis title
On Tuesday, May 31, The Kew-Forest School tennis team defeated Portledge School 3-2 to win the 2011 Independent Private and Parochial Schools Athletic League (IPPSAL) championship on Portledge's ha...
Jun 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Scores and Notes
Al Haag Plumbing - 35 Hornets - 20 In the 14 & Under Boys Division, Al Haag Plumbing beat the Hornets by a final score of 35-20. The high scorers for Al Haag Plumbing were Jay Camus with 16 points ...
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Who will be the next 'Big Three'?
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Jun 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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VIDEO SLIDESHOW: Maloof Money Cup 2011
Professional Skateboarding Returns to Flushing Meadows
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Heroes league Scores & Notes (5/19/11-5/25/11)
May 19 Variety - 24 Raiders - 20 Variety played the Raiders and won by 4 points in the 14 & Under Division. The final score was 24-20. Adam Lesley was the high scorer on Variety with nine points. K...
Jun 02, 2011 | 4 4 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's cabinet said in a statement on Wednesday that an anti-terrorism law that it had approved would provide "quick and just deterrence" against terrorism. The draft requires approval by the president. (Reporting by Mahmoud Mourad; Writing by Yara Bayoumy; Editing by Larry King)
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People applying for U.S. visas wait for their name to be called out by an employee of the U.S. Interests Section in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that the U.S. and Cuba will reopen their embassies in Havana and Washington, heralding a "new chapter" in relations after a half-century of hostility. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Cuba will open embassies in their capital cities after more than 50 years of hostilities between the two countries. The latest developments (all times local):


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A senior State Department official said on Wednesday agreement had been reached with Cuba on embassy staffing levels and travel of U.S. diplomats outside Havana. The official, speaking after U.S. President Barack Obama announced that the United States and Cuba would open embassies in each other's countries, said the American embassy would operate like others in restrictive environments. "We are satisfied with the conditions agreed to, including access to diplomatic facilities, travel of diplomats and the level of staffing," the official told reporters, speaking on condition of anonymity.
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