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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 | 58 58 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...
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 | 202 202 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...
Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 293 293 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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Woodhaven hosts 33rd Anniversary Dinner Dance
The weather of Friday evening, the night of our Everlasting Spring (because of the very mild winter we experienced) 33rd Anniversary Dinner Dance was warm and clear, and our guests came early to th...
Jun 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Red Rover, Red Rover
WRBA to host June Block Party
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A tradition unique to Brooklyn and Queens
As Emanuel United Church of Christ in Woodhaven celebrates its 135th anniversary, our thoughts turn to another anniversary - Anniversary Day, to be exact. Celebrated on the first Thursday in June (...
Jun 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens carousels open for Memorial Day weekend
It was in danger of being closed for good, but the Forest Park Carousel reopened to the public just in time for the unofficial start of summer. On Saturday, May 25, the carousel, which has been clo...
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Cops hunt rapist in Richmond Hill
Normally quiet community now concerned over safety
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Civic announces honorees for fundraiser
The Woodhaven Residents' Block Association has announce the honorees for its 41st annual fundraiser, which will take place on Friday, September 21, at Joe Abbracciamento Restaurant. Man of the Year...
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Forest Park Carousel has triumphant return
Sometimes, you get the happy ending you were looking for. This past week, the Forest Park Carousel had a triumphant reopening, starting with a sneak preview last Thursday to a crowd of residents, e...
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Wishes fulfilled in Woodhaven
This past week was filled with important meetings and momentous activities. The first was our Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation May Meeting with “Candidates Night.” The evening was dedicate...
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Queens carousels open for Memorial Day weekend
It was in danger of being closed for good, but the Forest Park Carousel will reopen to the public just in time for the unofficial start of summer. On Saturday, May 25, the carousel, which has been ...
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Get your tickets now for 2012 Dinner Dance
The last few weekends we have experienced some beautiful warm days. This being perfect weather for walking our Woodhaven Business Improvement District on Woodhaven’s Jamaica Avenue from Dexter Cour...
May 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven fights graffiti
We are not winning the war against graffiti. However, thanks to the efforts of a number of volunteers we can happily report that Woodhaven is no longer losing the war, either. This past weekend ove...
May 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parents criticize DOE for PCB removal
Education advocates continue to criticize the Education Department for what they say is a failure to remove light fixtures containing polychlorinated biphenyl (PCBs) from public schools. Congress b...
May 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man found burned, dead in Forest Park fire
Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding a suspicious fire in Forest Park on Saturday, May 12, in which a man's body was found severely burned. Around 6 a.m. on Saturday, firefi...
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Emanuel Church to be recognized
Assemblyman Mike Miller pushed a resolution to have Woodhaven's Emanuel Church of Christ recognized and honored by the city. The assemblyman has wanted the church to become part of the state's dail...
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DeBlasio pushes for reform on stop and frisks
But mayor continues to defend it
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Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif, Head of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Salehi and Fereydoon, brother and close aide to President Hassan Rouhani meet with U.S. Secretary of State Kerry in ViennaThe U.N. nuclear watchdog can likely issue a report on its investigation into past Iranian research suspected of being linked to nuclear weapons development by the end of the year if Tehran cooperates, the agency's chief said on Saturday. "With cooperation from Iran, I think we can issue a report by the end of the year on the assessment of the clarification of the issues related to the possible military dimensions," International Atomic Energy Agency director-general Yukiya Amano told reporters. Answering the IAEA's so-far unresolved questions about the possible military dimensions (PMD) of past Iranian nuclear research will be a condition for easing some sanctions on Iran if Tehran and six powers succeed in agreeing on an historic nuclear accord in Vienna, diplomats close to the talks say.


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FILE - In this Thursday, July 2, 2015, file photo, people carry the coffin for 1st Lt. Mohammed Ashraf, killed in Wednesday's attack by Islamic militants in the Sinai, during the funeral procession in Ashmoun, north of Cairo, Egypt. When Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi led the army’s overthrow of Egypt’s Islamist president two years ago, he promised to usher in new stability for the country. Instead, now President el-Sissi is facing an even tougher challenge: An Islamic militant insurgency that unleashed its worst violence yet the past week. (AP Photo/Ashour Abosalm, File)CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has travelled to the troubled northern part of the Sinai Peninsula to inspect troops, after Islamic State-linked militants struck a deadly blow against the military this week in a coordinated assault.


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Police and rescuers comfort a crying passenger after he was brought ashore from a capsized passenger ferry Thursday, July 2, 2015, in Ormoc city, central Philippines. Coast Guard officials say the boat capsized minutes as it left a central Philippine port in choppy waters, leaving dozens dead and many missing.(AP Photo/John Pilapil)MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Police in a central Philippine city said Saturday that they have filed murder complaints against the owner and the crew of a ferry that capsized shortly after pulling out of port, leaving more than 50 people dead.


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