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Importance of Educating Your Managers about Religious Discrimination Laws
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans & Associates Restaurant owners must ensure their managers understand employment laws and put policies in place that protect their business against discrimination lawsuits. P...
"Before" & "After" Man
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
Hurricane Sandy has nothing on people! Here's a before and after video of the tree, bush and flower slaughter in one Queens yard. Do you realize that one tree has the cooling power of 10 air condit...
Your Time: Unleashed and Demystified
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Your Time: Unleashed and Demystified Facilitators:  Sara Jones and Andrea Wenglowskyj of Kind Aesthetic Wednesday, October 29, 6:00-8:00pm Join us Wednesday, October 29 for a  Build Your Own Busine...
Financial Management & Retirement Planning for Artists
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Financial Management & Retirement Planning for Artists Facilitators:  Maria Odysseos and Ahmed Khan (of Investors Bank) Wednesday, October 8, 6:00-8:00pm Join us Wednesday, October 8, for a  Build ...
Financial Planning and Tax Preparation for Artists
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Financial Planning and Tax Preparation for Artists Facilitator:  Susan Lee Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 6:00-8:00pm Tax season is around the corner!  Join us for this  Build Your Own Business (BYOB)...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
Sept 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In August, the pace of home sales continued to improve amid decreasing inventory levels and interest rates below last year’s. This summer’s housing market has pre...
How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 157 157 recommendations | email to a friend
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can bring litigation against employers on behalf of workers who file discrimination or harassment claims with the EEOC. Because the EEOC is select...
Timing Is Everything
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 721 721 recommendations | email to a friend
     While I was living in Nashville, I was continually learning about different plants and flowers that were native to the region. As I walked through a field one day, I spotted a cluster of daint...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 208 208 recommendations | email to a friend
Real estate is plagued with all sorts of issues. This is a short list of 7 the most common problems plaguing real estate. In almost all instances, a lawyer will be necessary to find a solution for ...
Where You Can Watch The World's Biggest Clock
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 205 205 recommendations | email to a friend
Did you know that the world’s largest clock is located in Saudi Arabia? More specifically, in Mecca? The Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, are a building of sup...

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Pol: city should be responsible for buried hydrants
Currently, homeowners on hook for clearing snow
May 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flavor of Queens on display at annual Taste event
To celebrate the growing food scene in New York City’s most diverse borough, the Queens Economic Development Corporation hosted its annual Taste of Queens festival in the ballroom at the Sheraton L...
May 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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QBG celebrates Arbor Day in grand fashion
The Queens Botanical Garden held its Fourth Annual Arbor Day Festival at the Flushing garden this past Sunday. Hundreds attended the event, which featured a host of vendors, several food trucks, an...
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A Bayside hero is remembered on 204th Street
Pols and family gather for street renaming in his honor
Apr 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flushing's chapter in the gay rights movement
Street renamed for founders of PFLAG
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New tax relief program benefits small homeowners
Condo and co-op communities will see small relief
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taste of Queens returns with World’s Fair theme
Capitalizing on the diversity that has become characteristic of the borough, this year’s Taste of Queens event promises to satiate even the pickiest eaters with an even wider array of epicurean off...
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols call for additional minimum wage increase
Rally on City Hall steps for $15 an hour
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens hosts Vision Zero town hall meeting
Citizens invited to provide input on street safety
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Check it out! Or check it in, you can do both
In a ceremony originally delayed by a winter blizzard, the Queens Library finally got a chance to celebrate the new self check-in and check-out kiosks at its Flushing branch. Visitors to the branch...
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vietnam vets organize blood drive for Toro
Former group president suffering from war-related cancer
Apr 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
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Study will examine bus service in NE Queens
A grant approved as part of the new state budget will fund a study looking into the effects that bus service cuts had on the residents of northeast Queens. Last week, State Senator Tony Avella anno...
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Mayor names new commissioner of Cultural Affairs
Queens Museum wishes good luck to former president
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Airport workers march for higher wages
Underpaid staff anxiously await above-poverty pay and benefits
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Queens World’s Fair anniversary preparations
In anticipation of two World’s Fair anniversaries, Borough President Melinda Katz and Assemblywoman Margaret Markey hosted a press conference at the Queens Museum last Friday to announce the full, ...
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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EL PASO, Texas (AP) — An El Paso hospital worker who exposed more than 850 infants to tuberculosis was allowed to return to work despite showing symptoms of the disease and coughing up blood at a hospital health screening, a federal report shows.
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FILE - A Nov. 27, 2010, file photo provided by the Multnomah County, Ore., Sheriff's Office, shows Mohamed Mohamud. Nearly four years after 19-year-old Mohamud showed up at a Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland, Ore., and triggered what turned out to be a fake bomb provided by the FBI, he is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, File)PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A young Somali American was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison for plotting to detonate a bomb in Portland's downtown square while 10,000 revelers gathered to watch the mayor light a towering Christmas tree.


2014-10-01 20:08:35 -0400

FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, file photo, Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah runs with the ball during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Illinois in Lincoln, Neb. Abdullah is the undisputed leader of an unbeaten Nebraska team that's starting to be mentioned as a contender for the first College Football Playoff. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)In the most interesting and important Saturday of the college football season so far, no team faces a more crucial test than Nebraska.


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