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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 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 | 48 48 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 | 658 658 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...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2015
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 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 | 72 72 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 | 74 74 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 | 155 155 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 | 193 193 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 | 217 217 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...
Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 285 285 recommendations | email to a friend
At the end of November, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began requiring restaurants and vending machine companies to label foods for nutritional value. At first glance, this requiremen...

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Brooklyn son ascends to Number One Capo position
Will preside over next week’s Mount Carmel Giglio festival
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Greenpoint Y members, donors celebrated
Greenpointers young and old gathered at the YMCA on Wednesday to laud the accomplishments of the center’s youth, faculty and donors. Children and young adults from the center’s extensive programmin...
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Affordable housing coming to Greenpoint in two years
300 new units part of Greeenpoint Landing development
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You can help save Greenoint's small business community
Last week, I wrote about how Greenpoint is sometimes a victim of its own success. As the neighborhood grows in popularity, small businesses that helped spark that change can no longer afford to sta...
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In wake of massacre, religious leaders talk safety
Borough President’s office hosts interfaith symposium
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Tenants give testimony during RGB public forum
Call for a rent decrease ahead of board’s vote
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DA hosts event to vacate warrants for low-level offenses
670 warrants vacated over the weekend
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Finding a home in Greenpoint
Columnist Emily Gallagher looks at some of the changes happening on Franklin Street
Jun 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Botanic arts business owner bring a little green to NYC
Former book editor transforms into garden creator
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Brooklyn celebrates LGBTQ community at 19th annual pride parade
Decked out in rainbow flags and the occasional rhinestone-encrusted ball gown, thousands of revelers took to the streets of Park Slope on Saturday for the 19th Annual Brooklyn Pride Parade. A slew ...
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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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Daycare and senior center could be saved from eviction
Legislature allows city to use eminent domain
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Facing displacement, a community gets organized
Non-profit forms “tenant army” in Williamsburg
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Monitor Museum receives NOAA marker
Couple continues years-long crusade to build museum
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Local pols continue calls for increased library funding
Ask for additional $65 million in next year’s city budget
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The chief of the U.S. Interests Section in Cuba Jeffrey DeLaurentis, left, and Cuba's Interim Foreign Minister Marcelino Medina sit at a meeting prior to handing over of a letter from U.S. President Barack Obama for Cuba's President Raul Castro in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. The respective diplomatic missions called interests sections will be converted into embassies as soon as July 20, although the U.S. State Department says it does not yet have a date for a formal ceremony. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)HAVANA (AP) — From his office high above Havana, Jeffrey DeLaurentis has a sweeping view of the cerulean Florida Straits and the blood-red letters declaring Cuba's defiance of the United States.


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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials are reviewing the city's contracts with Donald Trump after statements the GOP presidential hopeful made about Mexican immigrants.
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Billy Joel in concert for a record 65th time at Madison Square Garden (MSG) on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, in New York (Photo by Robert Altman/Invision/AP)NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Joel set a record for most performances by a single artist at Madison Square Garden with his 65th show Wednesday night, besting Elton John.


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