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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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King Manor revels in past, looks to future
King Manor Museum continues to grow and shed light on the history of one of the neighborhood’s most prominent figures. The historic house museum has been preserved for centuries, and interprets the...
Mar 12, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Decrying guns even as we glorify them
THE WOODHAVEN BEAT
Mar 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cultural institution looks to rebuild after fire
Afrikan Poetry Theatre in the community for 42 years
Mar 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens pols push for cashless tolling amnesty program
Call on MTA to fix “broken system” on bridges
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City remembers Edward Byrne 30 years later
Police officer was fatally ambushed in Jamaica
Feb 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tenants protest MCI rent hikes, demand legislative change
Esmeraldo Calderon has lived in the Cosmopolitan Houses, a rent-stabilized Sunnyside complex, for 26 years. Like many longtime tenants, he cherishes the affordability of his apartment, which has al...
Feb 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Historical Society planning event to let you literally touch Woodhaven's past
The Woodhaven Cultural and Historical Society resumes its busy schedule next week with a unique meeting that will allow you to reach out and touch some of Woodhaven’s history. The meeting takes pla...
Feb 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Assembly seeks to create task force on cryptocurrencies
With the rise and fall of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies constantly occupying national headlines, members in the state Assembly want to further study the issue. Assemblyman Clyde Vanel, chairma...
Feb 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy-related rebuilding to be completed by 2021: NYCHA
Housing authority releases end-of-year resiliency report
Feb 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Home is where the heart - and all you stuff - is
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Feb 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Strack & Perez now linked by tragedy, valor
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Feb 13, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOT eases parking restrictions along Cross Bay Boulevard
But local business owners says changes are not enough
Feb 13, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ridgewood Reservoir added to National Register of Historic Places
NYC H2O discusses programs, tours at natural site
Feb 13, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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700 Receive Free Eyecare, Glasses as Part of Queens Family’s Medical Missions to South America
Subraj Foundation, begun by Guyanese immigrant family, completes 26th mission to bring vital medical care to impoverished nation
Feb 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOT study finds QNS Rail is feasible, but challenges ahead
Estimated 6 million riders annually, with $2.2 billion capital cost
Feb 07, 2018 | 4 4 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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