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Just Listed for Sale: 255-21 75 Ave #Upper, Glen Oaks, NY 11104 3 Bedrooms, 1 Full Bath
Jul 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 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 | 43 43 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
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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 | 75 75 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 | 178 178 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 | 182 182 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 | 797 797 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
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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 | 208 208 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 | 219 219 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...

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Tackling Chronic Absenteeism in Schools
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Aug 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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In the NYPD, common decency is troublingly uncommon
Even before Eric Garner’s tragic death made national news and brought increased scrutiny on the true-life practices of the NYPD, Denise Stewart was given a glimpse of the department’s lack of human...
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Library trustee removals on sound footing
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Schumer Gets It Right On Primaries
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Why Incumbents Keep Getting Reelected
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City's homeless system is broken
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The High Personal Cost of High Rents
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NYS grapples with legalized marijuana
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Re-Evaluating the Evaluation Process
A lawsuit by a parents’ organization challenging how New York State protects public school teachers may not change the entire dynamic of public education in the state. It will, however, expose a cr...
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$23M is a good start, but it’s not enough
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Pat Toro, Vietnam Veteran and Advocate
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Why are black males failing at higher ed?
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Is it already time to trash composting pilot?
Is the city composting program obsolete before it even gets off the ground? After only a short time in the pilot phase, a new composting initiative by the Department of Sanitation is finding itself...
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Farewell Phil Ragusa
Phil Ragusa, chairman of the Queens County Republican Party, passed away last week. Leading a political party, especially one with fewer and fewer resources is not easy. Ragusa’s tenure got off to ...
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Politics, like sports, loves a good comeback story
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. research institute says construction to upgrade North Korea's main rocket launch site now appears complete amid expectations in rival South Korea that a launch could take place in October.
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Armoured vehicles of the Turkish army patrol along the Turkish-Syrian border, in Suruc on October 8, 2014NATO strongly backed Turkey's fight against Islamic State militants in Syria at emergency talks Tuesday but some countries expressed concerns that strikes on Kurdish fighters could torpedo peace talks with the rebels. The rare meeting held at Turkey's request came as an uncompromising President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he could not continue negotiations with the Kurds amid attacks on Turkish targets. Turkish jets later hit Kurdish militants in southeastern Turkey after the group fired on security forces, the army said, stepping up a campaign that Ankara has launched in parallel with its strikes on IS, despite the Kurds' bitter opposition to the jihadists.


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FILE - In this May 4, 2014, file photo, the Pfizer logo is displayed on the exterior of a former Pfizer factory in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The pharmaceutical giant reports quarterly financial results on Tuesday, July 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)Pfizer Inc. beat Wall Street's second-quarter expectations and raised its 2015 forecast, as soaring sales for a few key products helped inoculate the world's second-largest drugmaker against a $1 billion revenue hit from foreign exchange rates and its last wave of cheap generic competition hurting former big sellers.


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