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Importance of Educating Your Managers about Religious Discrimination Laws
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 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 | 81 81 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 | 155 155 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 | 160 160 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 | 724 724 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 | 211 211 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 | 208 208 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 | 242 242 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 | 231 231 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 | 290 290 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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Lukas Burton: Athlete of the Week
This week’s Athlete of the week is the catalyst behind Vassallo Trading’s Little League World Series Championship team, Pitcher Lukas Burton. Burton’s three-no hitters were an integral part of his ...
Jul 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feat of the Week: Vassallo Trading wins Greenpoint Little League World Series!
Vassallo Trading started their play-off run with the same Non-stop tenacity they exhibited all season long.
Jul 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Francis Names Samardzija New Water Polo Coach
Igor Samardzija comes from Columbia University, where he volunteered as a club coach to help them capture three state titles.
Jul 23, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boy's 14 & Under Championship: Variety 64, Globo Gym 45
It was the play of Nhoel Deveoson that was outstanding, providing great for Variety, as they pulled away and never looked back for the win.
Jul 17, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feat of the Week: gym members put on show at The Rock
Ridgewood’s newest gym had it’s coming out party last Friday, as The Rock Fitness Center in Ridgewood held it’s first public exhibition. The gym, which opened last October and is run in the basemen...
Jul 16, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Give Rugby A Try: New York Knights show Footy to be fun
Once you get past the differences, you will get to your feet the first time an attacker breaks through the defense for a big run, and you will cringe the when the player finally gets dragged down a...
Jul 16, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Angle of the Week: All Smiles at McClancy baseball camp
Future MLB All-Stars pose for a picture at the McClancy summer baseball camp. The two week camp wraps up tomorrow, but a basketball camp will start in August.
Jul 16, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclones Watch: Bullish Brooklyn
The Cylones continue to roll through the Pacific Coast League. Last week, the Tri-City Valley Cats were the latest victims.
Jul 08, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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One to Watch: The Queens Cage Classic
In all, a total of 780 kids will participate in games this summer. Games started in the middle of June and will run until August 15th.
Jul 08, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Little League Groundskeeper of 32 Years Just Loves the Game
Sitting at a white-wooden picnic table overlooking three baseball diamonds, Al Erdmann dressed in a faded blue tank top and jean shorts turned and proclaimed, “I’m the only man in Queens with a 6-a...
Jul 01, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Handball Junior Nationals Land in Woodside
The tournament, which was sponsored by the Queens Borough Elk Lodge, ran from Thursday June 25th to Sunday June 28th, and brought over 150 participants; all competing to become national champions.
Jul 01, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclone Watch: 'Clones Streaking
The Latest: The streaking Cyclones are sitting in first place in the New York-Penn McNamara Division with an 8-2 record.
Jul 01, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Scores for 6/22-6/25
They pulled away and never looked back for the win
Jun 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclones right home in rain
Fans, players excited for opening weekend at Keyspan
Jun 24, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feat of the Week: St. John’s Prep Varsity Baseball Team Wins Second Consecutive CHSAA “B” Title
Senior right-hander Teo Ramirez pitched a complete-game, two-hitter, striking out 10 and batting 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and four RBIs to lead the Red Storm to a 13-3 win against Rice in the...
Jun 24, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Germany's Rocket Internet AG, which specializes in launching e-commerce startups, has made a bumpy market debut — with its shares falling on their first day of trading in Frankfurt. Rocket was the second ...
2014-10-02 04:43:45 -0400

An aerial view shows a thinned crowd of pro-democracy student protesters continuing to occupy the streets around the government complex in Hong Kong, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. Raising the stakes in their standoff with the authorities, Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters threatened to occupy key government buildings unless the territory's top official resigns by the end of the day Thursday. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police have warned of serious consequences if pro-democracy protesters try to charge or surround government buildings.


2014-10-02 04:43:06 -0400

The Bank of England is seen in the City of LondonBy David Milliken and Huw Jones LONDON, Oct 2 (Reuters) - The Bank of England gave a clean bill of health to Britain's controversial flagship mortgage guarantee scheme on Thursday, sparing the government from potential embarrassment in the run-up to a national election. The central bank also formally asked to expand its arsenal of powers to curb mortgage lending for homes and buy-to-let properties, and said it was bringing forward the date when it would put a figure on the maximum leverage banks can have. ...


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