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Importance of Educating Your Managers about Religious Discrimination Laws
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans & Associates Restaurant owners must ensure their managers understand employment laws and put policies in place that protect their business against discrimination lawsuits. P...
"Before" & "After" Man
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
Hurricane Sandy has nothing on people! Here's a before and after video of the tree, bush and flower slaughter in one Queens yard. Do you realize that one tree has the cooling power of 10 air condit...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
Sept 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In August, the pace of home sales continued to improve amid decreasing inventory levels and interest rates below last year’s. This summer’s housing market has pre...
How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 158 158 recommendations | email to a friend
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can bring litigation against employers on behalf of workers who file discrimination or harassment claims with the EEOC. Because the EEOC is select...
Timing Is Everything
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 722 722 recommendations | email to a friend
     While I was living in Nashville, I was continually learning about different plants and flowers that were native to the region. As I walked through a field one day, I spotted a cluster of daint...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 210 210 recommendations | email to a friend
Real estate is plagued with all sorts of issues. This is a short list of 7 the most common problems plaguing real estate. In almost all instances, a lawyer will be necessary to find a solution for ...
Where You Can Watch The World's Biggest Clock
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 206 206 recommendations | email to a friend
Did you know that the world’s largest clock is located in Saudi Arabia? More specifically, in Mecca? The Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, are a building of sup...
This article is intended to provide a brief overview and summary on the issue of custody of a child or children.
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 240 240 recommendations | email to a friend
New York State recognizes two forms of custody.  The first is Joint Custody where the child resides physically with one of the parents; the second being sole and legal custody of the child to one o...
An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 230 230 recommendations | email to a friend
Legal loopholes sometimes exist that preclude bringing a lawsuit because the letter of the law does not protect an individual's rights. In the past, this may have been the case with interns, who be...
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 289 289 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Employment Defense Attorney The Family Medical Leaves Act (FMLA) grants the right to mothers and fathers to take up to 12 weeks off for maternity or paternity leaves so they can spend tim...

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Maspeth still mourning church lost in fire
Community looking to rebuild
Jun 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rust Never Sleeps
Approximately 100 volunteers gathered in Maspeth this past Saturday to undertake a mammoth operation: cleaning gritty Rust Street, which runs right through the heart of industrial Maspeth and shows...
Jun 17, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Blotter
6/1/09 - 6/7/09
Jun 16, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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City water supply system at risk
CB5 leaders call for ban on proposed watershed drilling
Jun 16, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grand Avenue Festival: Inside Look
The Grand Avenue Festival this past Sunday in Maspeth drew thousands of people and dozens of vendors to Grand Avenue. The children's air rides were again the main attraction of the day, however the...
Jun 16, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Small biz needs public health plan
Jun 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Going green cheaper than ever
Queens forum held on affordable green measures for homeowners
Jun 11, 2009 | 3 3 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monday, May 25 Gilberto Rodriguez was arrested at 57-14 65th Street for assault by Officer Lewis. Kenneth Beak was arrested at 57-14 65th Street for assault by Officer Lewis. Bicio Bemaram was arre...
Jun 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fire destroys 100-year-old Maspeth church
Pastor believes lightning may have ignited blaze
Jun 09, 2009 | 2 2 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local food donations go a long way
Local food donations go a long way Not only the homeless, but also the day workers are benefiting from donations of food in the area. Generous donations from people at St. Stanislaus and Transfigur...
Jun 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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VIDEO: Mayor makes stop in Ridgewood
Talks schools, economy, and crime in the 104th Precinct
Jun 05, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Catalpa YMCA will open by September
Promises to be state-of-the-art
Jun 02, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queensboro Bridge turns 100
Centennial celebration highlights bridge’s history
Jun 02, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Neglected dog in need of loving home
Rescued pooch found with 60 cats in abandoned Maspeth apartment
Jun 02, 2009 | 7 7 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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25 years of remembering
Maspeth Memorial Day Parade still going strong
May 27, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Secretary of State John Kerry listens as Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi speaks to reporters before their meeting at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)WASHINGTON (AP) — A visit by China's top diplomat, intended to show growing U.S.-China cooperation, has instead highlighted political differences, as Washington is speaking out about democracy protests gripping Hong Kong.


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General view of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in DallasBy David Lewis and James Harding Giahyue DAKAR/MONROVIA (Reuters) - The man being treated for Ebola in Texas showed no signs of fever or symptoms of the virus when he left Liberia for the United States via Brussels on Sept. 19, Liberian and U.S. authorities said on Wednesday. The case is the first to be diagnosed outside West Africa during the current outbreak, raising the prospect that the worst epidemic of the deadly hemorrhagic fever on record could spread to nations beyond the region. ...


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Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC, August 21, 2014Dallas (AFP) - US health officials scoured the Dallas area Wednesday for people -- including schoolchildren -- who came in contact with a Liberian man diagnosed with Ebola, as it emerged a hospital mix-up saw him initially turned away.


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