blog roll
our featured bloggers
What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 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 | 74 74 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 | 686 686 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 | 98 98 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 | 98 98 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 | 100 100 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 | 181 181 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 | 217 217 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 | 240 240 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 | 304 304 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...

more blogs

opinion
Start of summer highlights toll inequality
IN OUR OPINION
May 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
The Governor's 'Conservative' Approach to Edcuation
STRICTLY STASI
May 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
DEP attitude on Newtown site stinks
The six-mile long body of water that separates parts of Brooklyn and Queens - Newtown Creek – has as its national claim to fame the dubious distinction of being home to largest oil spill in the cou...
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Advertising and Mad Men - A New York Story
STRICTLY STASI
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
No easy fix for homeless problem
IN OUR OPINION
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
What the City Needs in the 2017 Election
STRICTLY STASI
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Demand transparency from private industry
IN OUR OPINION
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Taxi Panic Buttons and Common Sense in NYC
STRICTLY STASI
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Liek a Phoenix: time for city to make good on park promise
Op-Ed
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
New Lots program solves old problem
Transforming unused space into positive community institutions needs to become a priority for the city’s current administration. A new program in New Lots section of East New York, connecting artis...
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Special Elections Call for Special Campaigning
STRICTLY STASI
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
A life is worth more than $50
Op-Ed
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
City needs to protect tenants rights
IN OUR OPINION
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
What's the Rush? Lack of Clinton Endorse a Non-Issue
STRICTLY STASI
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Zoning Reform Will Boost Affordable Housing
Op-Ed
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news
The number of Chinese-listed companies seeking to halt trading in their shares has surged since the country's bourses began a precipitous plunge in the middle of last month, prompting concern some firms are trying to escape the turbulent markets. Over 700 firms listed in Shanghai and Shenzhen - equivalent to around a quarter of the firms on the two exchanges - have issued requests to suspend trading or extend trading halts since a June 12 peak, according to an analysis of company filings. The number of firms that have requested trading halts or extensions since then is around double the number for all of April, the analysis shows, underlining a concern traders have that firms can too easily suspend their shares to avoid the worst impacts of a downturn.
2015-07-06 07:01:13 -0400

People celebrate in Athens on July 5, 2015 after the exit-polls of the Greek referendum showed over 60% of Greeks rejected further austerity dictated by the country's EU-IMF creditors in a referendum* Greece's flamboyant Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has resigned, in a move seen as a concession to creditors irked by his sometimes erratic approach to negotiations. * Greece is fast running out of cash, with restrictions on bank withdrawals, the economy in deep freeze and its banking sector propped by a European Central Bank lifeline. * The ECB has pledged to keep Greek banks solvent for now, but it is unclear how long that will last.


2015-07-06 07:04:36 -0400

Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis leaves after making a statement in AthensATHENS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Greece's outspoken finance minister resigned on Monday, removing a major obstacle to any deal to keep Athens in the euro zone after Greeks voted resoundingly to back the government in rejecting the austerity terms of a bailout. Yanis Varoufakis, an avowed "erratic Marxist" economist who infuriated euro zone partners with his unconventional style and hectoring lectures, had campaigned for Sunday's sweeping 'No' vote, accusing Greece' creditors of "terrorism". Greece's chief negotiator in aid talks with international creditors, Euclid Tsakalotos, a soft-spoken academic economist, is the frontrunner to become finance minister, a senior government official said.


2015-07-06 06:51:23 -0400