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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 | 393 393 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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An inconvenience, but not a tragedy
We were lucky, we were very blessed. Tons of bricks poured down on to the sidewalk, crushing a vehicle nearly flat. Tons of bricks fell onto, and then through, the roof of the Woodhaven-Richmond Hi...
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Congressman addresses lingering effects of Sandy
Citizens concerned over new FEMA flood maps
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 374 374 recommendations | email to a friend
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NoWay QueensWay protest on Jamaica Avenue
Residents call for train and denounce parkland proposal
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Little Mermaid comes to St. Mary Gate of Heaven
This May, Queens will be treated to performances of The Little Mermaid at St. Mary Gate of Heaven school in Ozone Park. Frank Gulluscio, a former Language Arts teacher at St. Mary Gate of Heaven an...
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baseball season kick off in Forest Park
Baseball is back, and the WORKS Little League kicked off the 2013 season with their 55th annual march down Jamaica Avenue. Dozens of the 38 baseball and softball teams from Richmond Hill and Woodha...
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven building collapses
Senior center compromised in the accident
Apr 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven on the airwaves
Radio Free Woodhaven is our community’s weekly radio show (hosted by yours truly) that airs over the Internet every Friday night at 10 p.m. People can listen to it live each Friday, but it is archi...
Apr 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jamiaca Bay to get more visitor friendly
The city is looking to attract more visitors to Jamaica Bay. The city Parks Department and the National Park Service (NPS) announced three Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to build and operate kayak a...
Apr 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRBA forms new clubs & committees
At the March town hall meeting of the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association, we announced the formation of a few new committees and clubs. We are looking for members to fill out the rosters of the...
Apr 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dome brings culture back into the Rockaways
As the Rockaways continues to recover from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy, a new effort by MoMA PS 1 is attempting to bring cultural and educational events to the neighorhood. VW Dome 2...
Apr 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phagwah Parade 2013 in Richmond Hill
Powder-covered crowd celebrates Hindu festival of Holi
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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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