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Is the Job Applicant’s Age a Factor You Consider When Hiring?
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Posted on July 29, 2015 As a business owner, have you heard your manager claim that someone is too old to hire for a particular job? Or, have there been discussions that a youn...
Free One Hour Reserved Queens Parking
Jul 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
If you need a private parking space...come to 262nd Street and 79th Avenue in Floral Park. We have one reserved just for you.....directly in front of a fire hydrant. Not many people park there beca...
Just Listed for Sale: 255-21 75 Ave #Upper, Glen Oaks, NY 11104 3 Bedrooms, 1 Full Bath
Jul 24, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Shameer Fazal Real Estate Team proudly presents this lovely Co-op apartment located in Glen Oaks, NY. This property is conveniently located and has great amenities just waiting for the right buyer....
NYC Employment Defense Discrimination Attorney
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans What If an Employee Can’t Work the Schedule the Employer Wants? In many situations, a schedule conflict is a reason not to hire a prospective employee. However, when the emp...
Cutchogue Long Island Limo Crash- Southold Businessman charged with DWI
Jul 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
A Fatal Car Accident Tragically Ends the Lives of Four Young Women in Suffolk County Cutchogue Long Island Limo Crash- Southold Businessman charged with DWI by Steven Palermo When returning from lo...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2015
Jul 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update The pace of home sales rose in June, but were still below the pace of sales last June. The combination of buyers looking to take advantage of low interest...
What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 193 193 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 | 199 199 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 | 813 813 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 | 2 2 comments | 221 221 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...

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Woodhaven Street Festival on its way
The weather has really been cool lately. It was downright chilly for some days, then rainy, and now we are back to shades of summer warmth. I just hope that a certain day in October (the 14th to be...
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrating a productive year for WRBA
A sellout crowd gathered at Joe Abbracciamento Restaurant last Friday for the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association’s annual dinner dance and fundraiser.  We were joined by State Senator Joe Addab...
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sorting through changes in health care laws
EPIC, Obamacare both presents new benefits, challenges
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commentary: Stolen wallet restores faith in Woodhaven community
It all started because I have no idea how to handle a tent. We were at the Richmond Hill Park Fair and since rain had been in the forecast, we borrowed a canopy tent from a friend. I was actually q...
Sep 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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9/11 ceremony remembers community members
A 9/11 memorial was held on Sunday, Sept. 9, at Dry Harbor Playground to remember 42 community members from Glendale, Middle Village, Ridgewood and Woodhaven who perished during the Sept. 11 attack...
Sep 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents prepare for street festival
Yes, it is that time of the year again! Our Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation Board Staff and I are working very hard burning the late night oil on the October 14 Wonderful Woodhaven Street...
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Good guys get a break
Sometimes, the good guys get a win. Such was the case last week when it was announced that a crook was apprehended. The brazen thief struck around 6 p.m. on Monday, July 23, near 94th Street and 86...
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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9/11 ceremony remembers community members
A 9/11 memorial was held on Sunday, Sept. 9, at Dry Harbor Playground to remember 42 community members from Glendale, Middle Village, Ridgewood and Woodhaven who perished during the Sept. 11 attack...
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back to school, elections, and sadly, September 11, 2001
Now the important election countdown dates begin. On Thursday, September 13, the Democratic and Republican primaries will be held. If you are a registered Democrat you can vote for incumbent Assemb...
Sep 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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What has changed in 18 months?
On March 12, 2011, Anthony Collao was chased down 90th Street by a gang of teenagers. They caught up with him near 89th Avenue and viciously beat him with a metal pipe. It was described by one poli...
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Back to school sales
The weather was on the warm side, bright and sunny, when on Saturday, August 25, our annual “Back to School Sales Days” began. Our award-winning Woodhaven Business Improvement District on Woodhaven...
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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39th Annual Park Fair
The Richmond Hill Block Association will be hosting its 39th Annual Park Fair on Saturday, September 8, at the Buddy Memorial in Forest Park, located at the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and Park L...
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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New city programs aimed at tech-curious small biz
Will help owners utilize new technology to grow
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Back to school sale
Well, here they are now heading back to school! Our annual “Back to School Sales Days” on Woodhaven’s Jamaica Avenue have begun. Yes, bargains, bargains, bargains on your award-winning Woodhaven Bu...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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What makes a community
We recently spotted a blog post written by a former resident bemoaning the lack of a "sense of community" in their former home. It's amazing - if you ever want to know what's wrong with Woodhaven, ...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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A U.S. soldier attends a change of command ceremony at Oqab baseBy Warren Strobel WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of U.S. troops deployed in battle zones is at its lowest level since before the 2003 invasion of Iraq. The contradiction is the legacy of an emergency war fund, started in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, that has become a favorite Washington way to sidestep the impact of fiscal constraints on military spending. The Overseas Contingency Operations account, or OCO, has been tapped to fund tens of billions of dollars in programs with questionable links, or none, to wars, according to current and former U.S. officials, analysts and budget documents.


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Eighteen-month-old Palestinian toddler Ali Saad Dawabsh died while four family members were wounded in a fire at their homes in the West BankA Palestinian toddler was burned to death and four family members wounded in an arson attack by suspected Jewish settlers on two homes in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Friday. Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the firebombing in Duma village near the northern city of Nablus "an act of terrorism in every respect" and ordered security forces to hunt down the assailants. The attack further stoked tensions between Israelis and Palestinians, two days after Netanyahu controversially approved 300 new settler homes in the West Bank.


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FILE - In this March 30, 2011 file photo, Tokyo Electric Power Co. Chairman Tsunehisa Katsumata, right, speaks during a news conference at the company's head office in Tokyo. A Japanese judicial committee has decided that three former utility executives should face criminal charges and stand trial for their alleged negligence in the Fukushima nuclear disaster. A document released Friday, July 31, 2015 showed the committee voted in favor of indicting Katsumata, who was chairman of TEPCO. at the time of the crisis, along with two other former executives. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye, File)TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese judicial committee has decided that three former utility executives should face criminal charges and stand trial for their alleged negligence in the Fukushima nuclear disaster.


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