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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 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 | 59 59 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 | 669 669 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 | 1 1 comments | 82 82 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 | 83 83 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 | 86 86 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...
TRADE SHOW TIPS FROM OLD SCHOOL PROS!
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Yes, it is the day of texting, LinkedIn, reaching out and touching someone, but only electronically. According to some of the greatest sales pros in the franchise community, there is still no repla...
Immigrants In Limbo As Obama Implements New Programs: By A Lawyer
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 167 167 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 | 203 203 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 | 227 227 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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Cheaper to contract out-of-state, city says
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Street getting repaved? ‘Curb’ your enthusiasm
Residents say job eliminated curbs on their block
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Cuomo delivers grand plans for NYS in speech
Comes home to Queens to address borough leaders
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After months of speculation, Koo joins Democratic Party
Leaves only four Republicans in the 51-member City Council
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Experts say hunger is at crisis level in NYC
With the economic recession continuing, Food Bank released its most recent set of alarming numbers regarding the level of poverty in New York City. The numbers were obtained through a partnership w...
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City says no to hydrofracking
More than 40,000 New York City residents submitted testimony saying “frack no” in the state public comment period on hydraulic fracturing, a method of drilling for oil, into the Marcellus Shale ups...
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Renovation set to start on 7-train
Imagine if the 7-train stopped running from Times Square to Queensboro Plaza for 11 consecutive weekends? How inconvenient would that be, especially for locals who have no other train options? That...
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Botanical Garden hosts Lunar New Year
The Queens Botanical Garden and the Asian-American Activity Center Inc. will celebrate the Lunar New York by hosting the 7th Annual Pre-Lunar New Year Gala & Flower Market 2012 on Saturday and Sund...
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New program helps restaurants open quicker
Just call it fast food. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Speaker Christine Quinn announced last week that a total of 546 restaurants have opened using the services of the New Business Acceleration Team....
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City unveils new stormwater runoff rule
Makes green infrastructure mandatory in new construction projects
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Board 7 rejects variance request for church
Says project too large for low-scale neighborhood
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Ben Wolff talks virtual style, TV show
Ben Wolff, the wardrobe stylist who brought “Re-dress” to business professionals is now bringing something else for the fashion inclined, and the fashion challenged alike. Wolff is in the process o...
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Traffic deaths at an all-time low
Transit group says more law enforcement still needed
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Fire bombs plague Jamaica
Neighbors questioned motive behind attacks
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Man posing as cop assaults woman in Flushing
Police are asking for the public's help in tracking down a man who impersonated one of their rank-and-file to sexually assault a woman in Flushing. On Sunday, November 20, a woman was posting flier...
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Farmers inspect cocoa trees in the fields outside the village of EbikwawkromBy Kwasi Kpodo and Matthew Mpoke Bigg ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana's cocoa regulator Cocobod has purchased 652,986 tonnes of cocoa in the 2014/15 season as of June 26, Deputy Finance Minister Cassiel Ato Forson told parliament, according to records seen by Reuters on Friday. The amount is significantly down on last season but is sufficient to service the $1.7 billion cocoa loan Cocobod took out last year because the regulator forward sold just 624,500 tonnes as collateral, Forson said on Thursday. Ghana's output this season falls short of its initial forecast of more than 1 million tonnes, a fact that has rattled the global cocoa market given that the West African country is the world's second-largest producer, behind Ivory Coast.


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A man takes a photo of the monument to Leo, a dachshund that defended a child from an attack by another dog, at a public park in Pancevo, 12 kilometers east of Belgrade, Serbia, Friday, July 3, 2015. When a raging bull-mastiff cross-breed last year attacked a ten-year-old girl, Leo fearlessly jumped to her rescue, barking and biting at the dog way above his size and strength. Leo paid his courage with his life, but the citizens of a northern Serbian town have made sure he is not forgotten. The engraving on the monument reads: "Leo, to all the small heroes with big hearts" in Serbian. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)PANCEVO, Serbia (AP) — Normally, Leo would run away at the sight of a bigger dog. The small dachshund liked most to cuddle with his owners or ride in the back seat of the family car. But, one day Leo showed that true bravery knows no limits.


2015-07-04 07:37:47 -0400

'Mekong Five' leaders are welcomed by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (3rd R) prior to the 7th Mekong-Japan Summit in Tokyo on July 4, 2015Japan on Saturday pledged $6.1 billion in financial aid to the "Mekong Five" countries as it pushes infrastructure exports and courts influence in a region where rival China has an increasing presence. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe unveiled the pledge at a summit with his counterparts from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam -- fast-growing economies through which the lower section of the Mekong river flows. "Japan will implement support worth around 750 billion yen ($6.1 billion) in official development assistance for the next three years," Abe told a news conference following the seventh annual Japan-Mekong summit.


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