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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 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 | 80 80 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 | 692 692 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 | 106 106 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 | 105 105 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 | 107 107 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 | 187 187 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 | 226 226 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 | 247 247 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 | 312 312 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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Council gives citations of coffee and gifts to sanitation
On January 30, councilmen Ruben Wills, Leroy Comrie, and Eric Ulrich, along with Uniform Sanitationmen's Association President Harry Nespoli and Sanitation Borough Chief Queens East Steven Sokolows...
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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DEC grants push green projects in at-risk nabes
On Wednesday, January 25, the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) awarded $1 million to 24 Environmental Justice Community Impact Grants to organizations statewide serving at-risk commun...
Feb 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richmond Hill man faces life for stabbing ex-wife
A South Richmond Hill resident was arraigned on homicide charges last Wednesday, January 25, for the stabbing and killing of his estranged wife, 32-year-old Diane Sharma, in front of her three chil...
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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84th street proposed changes still has residents riled up
As the change of 84th Street from a one-way northbound to a one-way southbound from Liberty Avenue to Atlantic Avenue remains in limbo, Woodhaven residents are not giving up on having their collect...
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven mourns loss of two civic-minded neighbors
Sometimes we get so caught up in the little controversies in our daily lives that we miss the big picture. Woodhaven lost two of its' treasures over the past week and we should all take a moment to...
Jan 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn DA recalls 'Incident at Howard Beach'
Reissues book recounting the case
Jan 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven-Richmond Hill Rezoning hearings continue
City Planning visits WRBA
Jan 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richmond Hill man and family sentenced for fraud
Will collectively spend hundreds of years in jail
Jan 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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102 Precinct cop of the month
Two specialized-unit, undercover police officers were honored at the 102nd Precinct's Community Affairs meeting last Tuesday, January 19 – the first of the year. Officers Kevin Warmhold and Kenneth...
Jan 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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The man who built Woodhaven
It was John Pitkin who bought the land that was eventually christened Woodhaven and for that he is generally regarded as its' founder. But it was a man who came here from Switzerland (via France) w...
Jan 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carbon Monoxide causes Ozone Park deaths
Investigators have ruled carbon monoxide poisoning as the cause of death of a father and son in their Ozone Park home on Saturday, January 14. The victims, 29-year-old Aaron Chen and 66-year-old Ku...
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents speak out against street conversions
Some Woodhaven residents vehemently voiced concern at last week's Community Board 9 meeting over the conversion of two streets in the neighborhood – 84th Street and 91st Avenue. CB9 was scheduled t...
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Plan for Queens high line faces opposition
Transit advocates push for new train line to the Rockaways
Jan 13, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two arguments for the rezoning proposal
The Richmond Hill-Woodhaven rezoning plans are drawing supporters and opponents as public hearings on the plans continue to be held. While some, like Ed Wendell, president of the Woodhaven Resident...
Jan 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Ozone Park man sentenced for brutal killing of girlfriend
A South Ozone Park man has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for the 2008 stabbing death of his girlfriend, who was nine months pregnant with his child. In November 2011, Derrick Redd, a...
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kenyan police officers and Kenya Red Cross workers carry the body of a man killed during an overnight attack on a residential complex in Mandera town at the Kenya-Somalia borderBy Joseph Akwiri MOMBASA, Kenya (Reuters) - Al Shabaab gunmen killed 14 people, mostly quarry workers, officials said, in an overnight attack on a residential complex in northeast Kenya that the Islamic militant group said had targeted Christians. Many died in their sleep, the Kenya Red Cross said. The raid, in the town of Mandera, mirrored one in the same county in December in which 36 quarry workers died.


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NEW YORK (AP) — The number of U.S. heroin users has grown by nearly 300,000 over a decade, with the bulk of the increase among whites, according to a new government report.
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Authorities stand on a Louisville Metro Police Department boat, Sunday, July 5, 2015, on the Ohio River in Louisville, Ky. Authorities say at least three people were killed and multiple people are missing after a boat they were riding in hit the Clark Memorial Bridge and capsized in to the Ohio River on Saturday night. (Marty Pearl/The Courier-Journal via AP)LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A woman's body has been pulled from the Ohio River, and authorities are waiting for the coroner to determine whether it is one of three who went missing when their boat capsized nine miles upstream.


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