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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...
TRADE SHOW TIPS FROM OLD SCHOOL PROS!
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 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 | 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...

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Bus riders: there’s an app for you
Initiatives make it easier to travel the city
Aug 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York, a hungry city
New York ranks fourth in the nation for hungriest city, according to data provided by the Food Research Action Center (FRAC), with 23.1 percent of households with and without children unable to aff...
Aug 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weprin gets femme endorsements
Nearly a dozen female elected officials announced their official endorsement of Democratic Assemblyman David Weprin on the steps of Queens Borough Hall in Kew Gardens on Thursday, August 4. The new...
Aug 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Advocates say more bike lanes needed
Due to three recent bicyclist deaths from clashes with motor vehicles on streets without bike lanes, bicycle advocacy group Transportation Alternatives (TransAlt) is calling for stricter enforcemen...
Aug 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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All eyes on Pomonok
In response to a horrific shooting at the Pomonok houses in South Flushing, Councilman Jim Gennaro pledged to designate $750,000 to install security cameras around the development. On Saturday, Jul...
Aug 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Couples celebrate first day of marriage equality with vows
Hundreds of gay and lesbian couples made their way into Brooklyn and Queens Borough Hall on Sunday, July 24, as each opened their doors to recognize the first official day that same sex marriage be...
Jul 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sky Foods is open for business
A new Asian grocery store opened in Sky View Center this past weekend, adding to the ever-expanding roster of retail stores at the Flushing shopping center. The 36,000-square-foot Sky Foods opened ...
Jul 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cross Island Y chair lives up to his name
Mel Walker, chair of the Cross Island YMCA, walked 50,000 steps from Battery Park in Manhattan to the Cross Island YMCA Branch in Bellerose to raise money for the Y. Walker arrived at the Cross Isl...
Jul 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bi-borough organization in need of volunteer teachers
A Williamsburg-based organization which recently branched off into Queens is currently in need of volunteers in the Jamaica area. Teachers of Light, a nonprofit Catholic organization whose aim is t...
Jul 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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800 Children gather for a fun-filled day at Flushing Meadows Park
Eight-hundred children from summer day camps across the five boroughs gathered together last Friday to celebrate the Police Athletic League’s third annual Summer Day Camp Carnival. Held at Flushing...
Jul 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dougalston Village revitalization in the works
Consulting team hired to study retail nabe
Jul 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Social media platform invites New Yorkers to make a change
All New Yorkers can now try their hands at crowd-sourcing. On Thursday, July 7, Deputy Mayor for Operations Stephen Goldsmith announced the official launch of Change By Us NYC, a social media platf...
Jul 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Get the frack out!
State to recommend ban on hydrofracking in NYC watershed
Jul 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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State Legislature passes Mayor’s 5-Boro Taxi Plan
Can’t find a taxi in Queens or Brooklyn? That won’t be a problem any longer. Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposal to create a new class of livery cabs - or “borough taxis” - that would be allowed to ...
Jul 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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CUNY Law School makes move to LIC
Come Summer 2012, prospective and current students at the CUNY School of Law will be studying and carrying out mock trials within the glass-enclosed structure at 2 Court Square in Long Island City ...
Jul 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Republican presidential candidate New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall style meeting Wednesday, July 1, 2015, in Ashland,N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)ASHLAND, N.H. (AP) — Six years ago, New Jersey's Chris Christie was a longshot candidate for governor, taking on a wealthy incumbent in an overwhelmingly Democratic state.


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FILE - In this May 1, 2005, file photo, Bishop Gene Robinson addresses the congregation at Christ Church in Philadelphia, Sunday, May 1, 2005. Robinson, now retired, said he is breathless about how quickly the gay rights movement has progressed since he was getting daily death threats and forced to wear a bulletproof vest to his consecration 12 years ago. Episcopalians are set to vote Wednesday, July 1, 2015, on allowing religious weddings for same-sex couples, just days after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage nationwide. (AP Photo/Coke Whitworth, File)SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Episcopalians overwhelmingly voted Wednesday to allow religious weddings for same-sex couples, solidifying the church's embrace of gay rights that began more than a decade ago with the pioneering election of the first openly gay bishop.


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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2015, file photo, marchers carry photos of police shooting victim Antonio Zambrano-Montes during a rally in Pasco, Wash. A witness said Zambrano-Montes appeared to be trying to put down a rock when three police officers shot him to death in February, according to investigative documents released Wednesday, July 1, 2015. (Joshua Trujillo/seattlepi.com via AP, File)SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Two witnesses said an unarmed Mexican immigrant fatally shot by police in Washington state fought with an officer, threw rocks and told officers to shoot him before they opened fire, documents released Wednesday show.


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