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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 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 | 69 69 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 | 678 678 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 | 91 91 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 | 92 92 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 | 94 94 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 | 176 176 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 | 211 211 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 | 235 235 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 | 299 299 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 Cultural & Historical Society gets back to work
Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society picked up their rakes and got back to work on the Wyckoff-Snedicker Family Cemetery behind All Saints Church
Jun 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Non-profit helps young adults find work
Paid internships in Jamaica and Bushwick leads to jobs
Jun 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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More to check out at your local library
New funding allows branches to stay open six days
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Charleston victims remembered at “#IamAME Rally”
Members of Greater Allen AME Cathedral of New York in Jamaica gathered alongside community leaders to honor the memory of the victims of the Charleston shootings.
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some thoughts on a “Starry Night”
I wasn’t a very bright kid. I didn’t always pay attention and sometimes I got the details wrong. This is the story of one of those times. I was about 10 years old. School was over, but I had an ass...
Jun 24, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens woman works to rebuild late husband’s company
With her warm smile and easy laugh, Richmond Hill resident Joy Mernone isn’t exactly the archetypical portrait of the multi-million dollar company CEO. However currently Mernone serves at the helm ...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students find productive ways to spend summer in Woodhaven
Columnist Ed Wendell looks at two student groups working hard to achieve their dreams
Jun 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rockaway Skate Park getting a new mini-bowl
Community continues to rebuild park leveled by Sandy
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Forest Park homicide has community on alert
Woodhaven residents discuss safety at monthly meeting
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Annual dinner dance a huge success
What a party! On June 12 at Woodhaven Manor on Jamaica Avenue the social event of the year took place: the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation’s 36th Anniversary Dinner Dance. The ladies in t...
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Last chance to dinner dance
Dance is this Friday, June 12, at Woodhaven Manor, 96-01 Jamaica Avenue, at 7:30 p.m.
Jun 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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There's always time to thank a veteran
Everyone is invited to thank a veteran at the American Legion Post 118's block party on Saturday, June 20.
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Residents look to stop juvenile prison at former school
Protestors say that the juvenile offender facility stands feet away from residential homes
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Forest Park Carousel will host the School Sisters of Notre Dame for a charity event
Over the past few years, I have had the privilege of working with and alongside many of Woodhaven’s great groups and organizations. And I am very pleased that two groups of people I am very fond of...
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Security cameras watch over problem area
Installed at former “drug supermarket of the Rockaways”
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A commuter exits from a bus, as a banner with the word ''Yes'' at a bus stop, sprayed over "No" by supporters of the No vote referring to the upcoming in Athens, Friday, July 3, 2015. The brief but intense campaign in Greece's critical bailout referendum ends Friday, with simultaneous rallies in Athens supporting "yes" and "no" answers to a murky question in what an opinion poll suggests could be a very close vote. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)LONDON (AP) — The Greek people are voting on a future in which they face two painful prospects: the slow grind of years more of austerity cuts or the country's potentially catastrophic exit from the 19-nation eurozone.


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People check voting information outside a polling station during the Greek referendum in Thessaloniki, on July 5, 2015Polling stations were open across the country of 11 million people -- on far-flung Aegean islands, in the shadow of the 2,400-year-old Parthenon in Athens, to the northern border shared with fellow EU state Bulgaria. The European Union and international investors were intently watching the poll, which was the biggest challenge to the European single currency since it came into being in 1999 and was adopted by Greece two years later. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras insists a 'No' victory would strengthen his hand in negotiations with the country's international creditors.


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An elderly woman waits at bus stop as the banners reading ''YES to Greece, yes to Euro'' during the referendum day voting in Athens, Sunday, July 5, 2015. Greeks began voting early Sunday in a closely-watched, closely-contested referendum, which the government pits as a choice over whether to defy the country's creditors and push for better repayment terms or essentially accept their terms, but which the opposition and many of the creditors paint as a choice between staying in the euro or leaving it. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest from the referendum in Greece (all times local):


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