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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 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 | 62 62 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 | 673 673 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 | 85 85 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 | 87 87 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 | 89 89 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 | 171 171 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 | 206 206 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 | 230 230 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 | 295 295 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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106 Precinct gets 14 new officers
The 106 Precinct added 14 officers to their team last week, a move which has the surrounding community happy. The precinct, which covers Howard Beach, South Ozone Park, Richmond Hill, didn't receiv...
May 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Murder-suicide at JFK hotel leaves two dead
Shots were fired around lunchtime in a normally quiet Hilton Garden Inn near Kennedy Airport on Thursday, May 10. Gary Zalevsky, 47, of Sunny Island Beach, Florida, was dining with five associates ...
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Neir's Tavern hosts fundraiser for autism
Neir's Tavern in Woodhaven is hosting their second annual golf benefit on Thursday, May 17 at Forest Park, and this time around the local watering hole is raising money for individuals and families...
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Concessionaire selected for Forest Park Carousel
Set to reopen Memorial Day weekend
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Emanuel Church celebrates 135th Anniversary
Special anniversary mass to be held this Sunday
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Largest Greenhouse in city reopens in Forest Park
The largest production greenhouse in the city – located in Forest Park – reopened its doors on Monday, April 30, unveiling to the community its reconstruction and new features, all aimed at helping...
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Water Board proposes 7 percent rate hike
Reps at hearing say any increase is too much
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Goldfeder renews push for working train at abandoned line
In an effort to restore train service on Rockaway Beach Rail Line from its namesake neighborhood to Rego Park along 100th Street, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder and residents of the Rockaways and South...
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Enterprise touches down in Queens
747 carrying Space Shuttle lands at JFK
Apr 27, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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John Adams fights to save school
Calling themselves “The Adams Family,” teachers and current and former students of John Adams High School banded together in an effort to save their school. Last Thursday, students and faculty trie...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Donate old prom dresses and tuxedos
Assemblyman Mike Miller and Girl Scouts Cadettes Troop 4361 are partnering in a prom donation drive, offering prom dresses, tuxedos, shoes and many more to families of eighthgraders. The drive was ...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven educational center boosts women's confidence
After Barbara Ramjeet emigrated to the United States from Trinidad and Tobago in 1997, she faced the challenge of not being able to help her son in school. When he brought home homework, she wasn't...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richmond Hill Lions roar to save school
The school mascot is the Lion, and on Wednesday many students from Richmond Hill High School – whether on a sports team or not – adopted the animal’s roar as they vocalized their opinions on why th...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big parade for Little League
The annual WORKS Little League parade had a good turnout last Saturday and although some of the parade was rerouted due to construction, Woodhavenites still managed to get a glimpse of the celebrat...
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New Ozone Park school moving along to completion
Construction set to begin soon
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he and GOP legislative leaders have agreed to completely remove a part of the proposed state budget that would severely roll back the state's open records laws.
2015-07-04 16:37:26 -0400

Former United States Secretary of State and Democratic candidate for president Hillary Clinton greets supporters during a campaign event in GlenDemocratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton accused China on Saturday of stealing commercial secrets and "huge amounts of government information," and of trying to "hack into everything that doesn't move in America." Speaking at a campaign event in New Hampshire, Clinton said she wanted to see the peaceful rise of China. "But we also have to be fully vigilant, China's military is growing very quickly, they're establishing military installations that again threaten countries we have treaties with, like the Philippines because they are building on contested property," said Clinton, who was secretary of state from 2009 to 2013. Stealing commercial secrets ... from defense contractors, stealing huge amounts of government information, all looking for an advantage," she said.


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Jelena Jankovic of Serbia celebrates defeating Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic during their singles match against at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Saturday July 4, 2015. Jankovic won the match 3-6, 7-5, 6-4. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)LONDON (AP) — About an hour after flopping on her back and kicking her feet overhead to celebrate a stunning comeback from a set and a break down against defending Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, Jelena Jankovic still was giddy.


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