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SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
As the weather warms up, people take to the road and want to spend more time outdoors. In particular, an increasing number of bicyclists and pedestrians join the thoroughfares, and motorists need t...
Employee Salary Histories
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
Can Employers Ask Employees About their Salary History? On May 4, 2017, the New York City Council passed a bill that limited what an employer can ask job candidates about their salary history, comp...
REAL ESTATE UPDATE-FOLLOW UP-OWNERS
Apr 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
I HIGHLY RECOMMEND USING THE SERVICES OF AN EXPERIENCED REAL ESTATE BROKER-JIM TURANO by property owner Mike Saab. Interview with Jim Turano, Broker of Diverse Real Estate in Middle Village, and Mi...
What Employers Should Know About the New York Women’s Equality Act
Apr 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Clarifications for Employers for Women in the Workplace In June of 2014, the Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York signed amendments to the New York State Human Rights Law, which bolstered civil rights...
Wish You Had a Case Against Harvey Weinstein? Maybe Not
Apr 05, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
The parent company of Weinstein Co.filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware on March 20, 2018. Before that, Eric Schneiderman, the New York Attorney General, had filed a lawsuit again...
How Does the New York Compassionate Care Act Affect Employers?
Apr 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 335 335 recommendations | email to a friend
The New York Compassionate Care Act (NYCCA) protects patients who are certified to use medical marijuana from being subject to criminal or civil marijuana charges. We live in an age where some stat...
OWNERS HIRING THE RIGHT BROKERS TO SELL THEIR PROPERTIES
Apr 03, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
AS AN OWNER WHAT IS MORE IMPORTANT, PAYING THE 2% COMMISSION YOU WANT OR PAYING THE RIGHT COMMISSION TO GET THE BEST BROKER TO GET THE JOB DONE. Having an experienced Broker is an advantage for any...
MORE ABOUT EMPLOYEE WAGE DEDUCTIONS
Mar 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 392 392 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans As an employer, have you ever wondered if a wage deduction you made was legal? New York Labor Law establishes what is legal and what is not for wage deductions. If you have que...
RESTAURANT INDUSTRY: FAQS ABOUT TIPS
Mar 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 284 284 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans Owners in the restaurant industry often have questions about tips. As a restaurant owner, it’s important to know your rights and responsibilities regarding tips so you can avoi...
A Renaissance Woman In New York City. Interview With LindaAnn LoSchiavo
Mar 18, 2018 | 2 2 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
  An interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena She is the optimal example of a  Renaissance woman  and a  New Yorker  combined: humble but determined, soft spoken but direct, with a genial attitude not u...

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Phagwah Parade 2013 in Richmond Hill
Powder-covered crowd celebrates Hindu festival of Holi
Apr 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Easter Bunny visits Woodhaven
Although it was chilly and more like the continuation of winter on Saturday, March 23, for our Woodhaven Business Improvement District-sponsored Spring Promotion, our WBID Team persevered and many ...
Mar 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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When good people are forced to do bad things
Of late, we are not seeing eye-to-eye with the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) and the Environmental Control Board (ECB). To be clear, our beef is not with the men and women that collect trash – it...
Mar 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven is ready for Spring
I hope that you had a wonderful Happy St. Patrick’s Day in spite of the cold and drizzle, it is always a perfect day for a parade. There is nothing to compare with St. Patrick’s Day in New York Cit...
Mar 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOT study proves that residents should look both ways
If you’ve ever sat in your car, waiting at the turn signal at Woodhaven Boulevard and Jamaica Avenue, you’ve likely experienced this: a car passes you by so fast that your vehicle is buffeted by th...
Mar 20, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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QueensWay proposal bashed in a local survey
While members of Community Board 9 were focusing on the U.S. Tennis Association’s proposed expansion in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, one resident shifted the focus to the proposed QueensWay projec...
Mar 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beep hopefuls meet for the first time
Though it was their first “debate,” Democratic candidates competing for Helen Marshall’s seat as the next borough president of Queens rallied each other on rather than divulge in the harsh games of...
Mar 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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USTA expansion shot down by CB9
Community Board 9 members made their voices heard Tuesday night in the highly debated USTA expansion in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. The $500 million expansion plan has received criticism from loc...
Mar 14, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven days are getting longer
Here we are, in Daylight Savings Time, and isn’t it great? Our days are “lighter later.” It was so good to see our hardworking residents walking home from our Z and J (newly painted elevated) line ...
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Final solution leaves more questions than answers
You may have read or heard about the disgusting situation on 85th Street and 88th Avenue. There was a problem with a sewage pipe from a house at this location and human feces and urine was spilling...
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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TWC announces plans to open learning lab in Rockaways
As the community of the Rockaways continues to clean up the aftermath left by Hurricane Sandy, Time Warner Cable has provided the Rockaway Development & Revitalization (RDRC) Corporation with a $50...
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Third time’s a charm for fracking ban?
Assembly passes moratorium on controversial practice…again
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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It could have been any one of us
You turn off your television set. You tell your family that you’re going out for a bit. You scratch the head of your pet as you leave. Outside, you stop to adjust the holiday decoration you put up ...
Mar 05, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Borough Bias’ is hurting the wallets of small businesses
Public Advocate calls out city fines in outer boroughs
Feb 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven Library to get overdue facelift
Last renovations followed a fire in 1978
Feb 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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