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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 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 | 55 55 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 | 666 666 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 | 80 80 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 | 79 79 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 | 82 82 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 | 165 165 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 | 200 200 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 | 224 224 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 | 290 290 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...

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Irish Jasper scores upset in Belle Harbor at Big A
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Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joe’s picks up its third straight two-game sweep
St. Joseph’s College (15-11) continued to roll with a doubleheader sweep over Lehman College (8-13) on Sunday afternoon, cruising 10-2 and 14-1 to extend their winning streak to seven games and imp...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joe’s splits with USCAA foe Briarcliffe
Powered by three hits each from Thomas McKenna (Bellerose/St. Francis Prep) and Francis Rapp (Oceanside/Oceanside) in game two, St. Joseph’s College earned a doubleheader split with United States C...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shamrocks Over-30s making run for tops in division
Reserves facing big match Saturday in McCarren Park
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn tops Rockaway
The Brooklyn Rugby men faced off against Rockaway Rugby Club last Saturday in a conference matchup at Fort Tilden. Brooklyn came away with the victory, 19-5, against their cross-town rivals on a wi...
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La Verdad, Vision Perfect winners in weekend stakes
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Mixed results for Shamrocks
The Shamrocks Reserves scored three second half goals at St. Michaels on Sunday afternoon in a come-from-behind victory that earned Stevie Doyle’s men a Saunders Cup semi-final place. A vastly impr...
Apr 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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House Rules earns gritty score in Top Flight
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Mets take home opener before packed Citi Field
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Shamrocks kick off 2015 campaign
A blustery day greeted the start of spring soccer as the Woodside's Shamrocks men enjoyed two wins in cup competition, with the women's team benefiting from a forfeited game. The first team secured...
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Noble and a Beauty turns heads with win in Cicada
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Cardozo coach honored for reaching 700th win
Assemblyman Edward Braunstein and State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky recently presented a State Resolution to Ron Naclerio, coach of the Benjamin N. Cardozo High School boys’ basketball team for the p...
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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McClancy JV squad goes 23-0
Monsignor McClancy girls junior varsity basketball team completed their undefeated 23-0 season with a 57-33 win over St. Edmonds to capture the city championship. The champions are Kristina Krislov...
Mar 11, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harrison, Pointer named to All-Big East squad
St. John’s seniors D’Angelo Harrison and Sir’Dominic Pointer each received All-Big East honors as announced Sunday by the league. Harrison was named to the First Team for the second straight year a...
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Salutos Amigos dazzles in the Tom Fool at Aqueduct
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SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - China's vast network of "gray market" lenders have reaped big profits from lending money to individuals and companies to buy stocks, but as markets slump their customers face heavy losses after borrowing up to 10 times their starting capital. Global investors are increasingly worried about the scale of leverage in China's stock market, fearing the impact of a crash on the ordinary retail investors who dominate it could destabilize the world's second biggest economy just as growth is slowing. The risks have been magnified by the gray or shadow market - a network of state-owned commercial banks, trust companies, fund managers, and loosely regulated grassroots finance firms.
2015-07-03 07:57:33 -0400

FILE - In this May 26, 2015,, file photo, trader Peter Tuchman, left, works the post that handles Time Warner Cable on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, after Charter Communications announced it is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion. Companies around the world announced mergers and acquisitions worth $2.3 trillion, according to figures from data provider Dealogic, the second-best half-year total on record and the highest amount since 2007, when $2.6 trillion of deals were announced. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Deal makers from New York to London had a busy first half of the year, and mega-mergers drove the frenzy.


2015-07-03 07:56:28 -0400

A Hemba mask from the Congo is among the items belonging to New Yorker Eric Edwards, who says his full collection is worth $10 millionOpen the door of a seemingly normal New York apartment and the unwary visitor is transported to another world. Eric Edwards, a retired phone company executive born and bred in Brooklyn, has spent 44 years amassing an astonishing African art collection. "Most people thought I was totally out of my mind for spending so much money on these things," he says from a tiny sofa, hemmed in by art from all 54 countries in Africa crammed floor to ceiling in his duplex.


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