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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 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 | 75 75 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 | 687 687 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 | 100 100 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 | 99 99 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 | 101 101 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 | 182 182 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 | 220 220 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 | 242 242 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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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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Private developer process at St. Albans VA Hospital canceled
Succumbing to the local veterans community and congressional pressure, the Veterans Administration (VA) cancelled the private developer process at the St. Albans Community Living Center last Thursd...
Jun 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Girl Attacked in Flushing
8-year-old sexually assaulted
Jun 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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AT&T prez: merger will be seamless
Alleviates fears about pending buyout of T-Mobile
Jun 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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City sued to the tune of $500M per year
The city paid out less in fiscal year 2010, but taxpayers still footed the bill for over half-billion dollars in lost lawsuit against the City of New York. A report completed by Comptroller John Li...
Jun 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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For cancer survivors, life a cause for celebration
Annual NYHQ event honors those who beat the disease
Jun 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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NE Queens pols want to ban smoking & driving with young kids
A New York City politician wants to keep you from smoking in your vehicle, at least while your driving with your kids. Legislation proposed by Assemblyman David Weprin and sponsored by State Senato...
Jun 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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PS 116 gets a new playground
The students of P.S. 116 in Jamaica helped transform their school's once vacant 1.3-acre lot into an oasis full of fun and activities. The lot, unusually large for a New York City public school, wa...
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Seth Pinsky talks business at Queens College
New York City Economic Development Corporation president Seth Pinsky met with local business leaders in Queens last Friday, June 10, to discuss the future of New York City’s economy and how the NYC...
Jun 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flushing store owners mixed on English signage bill
Would require multi-lingual store sign changes
Jun 07, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Autism agency creates thrift store to raise funds for programs
It is an idea that is beneficial for all involved. Tender Care Human Services (TCHS), an autism agency based in Jamaica, has created a thrift store in efforts to keep their music and art therapy pr...
Jun 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Honoring a 9/11 hero’s dream
Queens College graduating senior Anam Ahmed (left) greets the media with Talat Hamdani (center), mother of deceased 9/11 hero and Queens College alumnus Mohammed Salman (“Sal”) Hamdani, shortly aft...
May 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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College Point holds annual Memorial Day Parade
Scenes from the 2011 College Point Memorial Day Parade.
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Scenes from the Little Neck/Douglaston Memorial Day Parade
The Little Neck/Douglaston Memorial Day Parade was held on Monday, May 30.
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The International Monetary Fund told Greece on Monday it could not provide funds to countries that had missed payments due to the international lender, an IMF representative said. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde spoke to Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras about the Greek people's rejection in a referendum of the bailout terms of international lenders. "The managing director explained the fund's inability to disburse under its arrears policy," the representative said in a statement that appeared to refer to Greece's default on an IMF loan last month.
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Iraqi security forces search for survivors after a bombing in the eastern neighborhood of New Baghdad. Iraq, Monday, July 6, 2015. At least a dozen civilians were killed on Monday when a Russian-made fighter jet accidentally dropped a bomb over a Baghdad neighborhood, officials said. (AP Photo/ Hadi Mizban)BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi fighter jet accidentally dropped a bomb on a Baghdad neighborhood Monday, killing at least 12 people on the ground, Iraqi officials said.


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Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev filed a motion demanding a new trial, less than two weeks after he was sentenced to death for attacking the city's marathon in 2013Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev filed a motion Monday demanding a new trial, less than two weeks after he was sentenced to death for attacking the city's marathon in 2013. Tsarnaev, 21, apologized to his victims for the first time during a highly emotional court hearing in Boston on June 24 when he was sentenced to death on six counts for the April 15, 2013 bombings.


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