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Is the Job Applicant’s Age a Factor You Consider When Hiring?
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 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 | 20 20 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 | 35 35 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 | 51 51 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 | 56 56 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 | 86 86 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 | 192 192 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 | 198 198 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 | 812 812 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 | 220 220 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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Forest Park Carousel could spin by summer
The Forest Park Carousel could be spinning by the summer – and this time, there won’t be any merry-go-round of false hopes for residents who have long dreamed of having it back up and running. Acco...
Feb 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public review begins for Woodhaven-Richmond Hill rezoning
On Monday, Department of City Planning Commissioner Amanda Burden announced the beginning of a public review for the 229-block rezoning of the Woodhaven and Richmond Hill neighborhoods. The public ...
Feb 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens DA: Aqueduct Racino employees charged with theft
The Queens District Attorney announced last Wednesday that two employees at Resorts World Casino in South Ozone Park have been charged with theft of fraudulent casino playing cards. The employees w...
Feb 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Airport workers demand higher wages
Workers from airports around the city are calling on the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to require employment agencies it contracts with to pay higher wages. A coalition of Southeastern ...
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Woodhaven community supports transportation at old LIRR track
Woodhaven residents are on board with a plan to have the old LIRR track, which runs along 100th Street, turned into something that could get residents to and from Manhattan in less than 30 minutes....
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Arts Council moves to Astoria
Astoria will welcome an artistic new neighbor this spring. The Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) is moving from its Woodhaven home to an annex building at the Kaufman Astoria Studios sometime betwee...
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liu delivers first State of the City
Highlights plans for economic recovery
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Queens up in arms over proposed district lines
In Woodhaven, Ozone Park, South Ozone Park and Richmond Hill, ire over the redrawing of State Senate and Assembly lines has grown in the past few weeks. After the Legislative Task Force on Demograp...
Feb 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Assemblymen, transit advocates want fast train at old LIRR tracks
Two local South Queens assemblyman want to see the old Rockaway Beach LIRR rail line reactivated into a new railway. Assemblymen Mike Miller and Philip Goldfeder said they don’t oppose the other pl...
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South Queens Boys & Girls Club receives grant from Taco Bell Foundation
The South Queens Boys & Girls Club recently received a $5,000 dollar grant from the Taco Bell Foundation to fund the Future Readiness: college and career preparation program at the club. The SQBGC ...
Feb 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven voices frustration over street conversions at forum
Forum held by DOT brings in more than 100 concerned neighbors
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
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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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BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's securities regulator said on Friday it had not directly contacted top executives of mainland-based financial institutions in Hong Kong, although it was normal to reach out to "relevant parties" during an investigation. The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) appeared to be referring to a Reuters report earlier on Friday.
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2015, file photo, people hold up placards in Boston, against the Olympic Games coming to the city, during the first public forum regarding the city's 2024 Olympic bid. Boston’s bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics flamed out in spectacular fashion earlier this week, with local organizers and the U.S. Olympic Committee deciding to part ways after the Boston mayor and the Massachusetts governor refused to be rushed into a decision putting taxpayers on the hook if the games went over budget. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)BOSTON (AP) — Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics flamed out in spectacular fashion earlier this week, with local organizers and the U.S. Olympic Committee deciding to part ways after the Boston mayor and the Massachusetts governor refused to be rushed into a decision putting taxpayers on the hook if the games went over budget.


2015-07-31 02:38:49 -0400

Walter Palmer's dental practice in Minnesota has been the scene of angry protests after he admitted to killing 'Cecil the lion' during a hunting expedition to ZimbabweZimbabwe on Friday called for the extradition of Walter Palmer, the trophy hunter from Minnesota who has gone into hiding amid a global outpouring of anger after he shot Cecil the lion. Palmer allegedly paid $50,000 for the hunt earlier this month in which he shot the lion with a powerful bow and arrow at night, close to Hwange national park in the west of Zimbabwe. Cecil, who had a distinctive black mane, was a popular tourist attraction at the park and was also wearing a tracking collar as part of a University of Oxford research project.


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