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How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 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 | 563 563 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...
Recent Supreme Court Ruling on Homecare Union Dues Requirement
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Business Employment Attorney in Queens, NY Many employers are interested to know about cases that affect the power of unions. For decades, unions have challenged employers through disputes or ongoi...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 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 | 54 54 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 | 92 92 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 | 98 98 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 | 164 164 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...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 171 171 recommendations | email to a friend
  August 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. The increase in sales pace in June & July led to another substantial increa...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 276 276 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Aug 1, 2014 | insurance company rates , PTB Blog Most successful businesses know how to treat their faithful customers.  A good restaurant owner will treat regulars with a compl...

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A-Rod Alleged Steroid Link Should Be Fans’ Ultimate Eyeopener
There’s suddenly a whole new meaning to the “A-Fraud” label given to New York Yankees’ slugger Alex Rodriguez.
Feb 11, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feats of the Week
1) Bronx’s Willie Colon Earns A Super Bowl Ring: Hailing from the Bronx and playing locally at Hofstra University, Pittsburgh Steelers’ starting right tackle Willie Colon has been protecting quarte...
Feb 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joel Wright: One to Watch
Joel Wright picked up the game of basketball very quickly after coming to the United States at age 12 from Kingston, Jamaica.
Feb 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joseph’s Women’s Swimming Defeats Old Westbury for First Win Ever
In only their third intercollegiate competition, the St. Joseph’s College women’s swimming team captured their first win on Thursday night with a 117-104 victory over SUNY-Old Westbury at the Old W...
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Golden Gloves Week 2 a Hit in LIC
The 82nd Daily News Golden Gloves tournament continued on February 4 in Long Island City, as fans and family members packed the Variety Boy’s and Girl’s Club to see the best amateur boxers battle t...
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Basketball Buddies a Slam Dunk!
On Thursday, January 29, kids from across the borough of Queens in Little Neck for the final session of CAP Connects Basketball Buddies.
Feb 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fight Night
Golden Gloves Kicks off at BB Kings
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McClancy Crusaders Fall to Nazareth 61-56
Monsignor McClancy High School was packed on Friday, January 30. Everyone wanted to see the Crusaders and their coach, Don Kent, take on Nazareth. Coach Kent, wearing red sneakers to promote Coache...
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Athlete of the Week
Speedy Claxton
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Red Storm Hold off USF 65-48
St. John’s treated their fans to an early show on Super Bowl Sunday, surviving and second-half charge en route to an 65-48 victory over the South Florida Bulls.
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One To Watch
Knicks’ Forward David Lee
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Traitor Joe’s Book Confirms Yankees’ Mercenary Model Isn’t Working
Yankee fans and players alike are suddenly feeling very differently toward the once beloved Joe Torre since this week’s release of Tom Verducci’s tell-all book, “The Yankee Years,” co-authored by t...
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Throwing A Super Bowl Bash Of Your Own?
What’s that you say? You’re thinking of hosting your OWN Super Bowl bash? Well, we’ve got a couple of tips for you along those lines, too!
Jan 30, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feats of the Week
1) Charles Jenkins’ Game-Winner: The youngest player (at 19) on Hofstra’s men’s basketball team is only a sophomore, but he’s also the Pride’s captain, leading scorer, and unquestioned leader on th...
Jan 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week
Sherrod Wright (Mount Vernon Varsity Boys’ Basketball)
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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, appear before the Senate Armed Services Committee, the first in a series of high-profile Capitol Hill hearings that will measure the president's ability to rally congressional support for President Barack Obama's strategy to combat Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria, in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Obama last week outlined his military plan to destroy the extremists, authorizing U.S. airstrikes inside Syria, stepping up attacks in Iraq and deploying additional American troops, with more than 1,000 now advising and assisting Iraqi security forces to counter the terrorism threat. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)WASHINGTON (AP) — American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails, the nation's top military officer said Tuesday as Congress plunged into an election-year debate of Obama's plan to expand airstrikes and train Syrian rebels.


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Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach listens to arguments before the Kansas Supreme Court in a petition by Democrat Chad Taylor to remove his name from the ballot after he withdrew from the U.S. Senate race Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Topeka, Kan. Kobach, a Republican, ruled that Taylor's name must remain on the ballot because he didn't comply with state election law. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court is considering whether the state's chief elections officer must fulfill a request from Democrats' nominee for the U.S. Senate to remove his name from the Nov. 4 election ballot. The legal dispute has national implications for the GOP drive to take the majority in the Senate.


2014-09-16 23:49:55 -0400
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean border guards arrested an American man who they believe was attempting to swim across the border into rival North Korea, a South Korean defense official said Wednesday.
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