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NYC Bans Polystyrene Takeout Containers and Coffee Cups
Feb 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Judge Upholds the 2013 Law Banning Polystyrene for Takeout Containers and Coffee Cups In 2019 restaurants must begin phasing polystyrene cups and containers out of use. This change is a result of a...
Has Your Loved One Been the Victim of Nursing Home Neglect?
Feb 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
How Does Neglect Differ from Abuse? Finding out whether your parent, relative or friend has been the victim of nursing home neglect is vital for their wellbeing. Sadly, many elderly people are in s...
Matter of Van Patten—Undue Influence
Feb 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
Probate Administration | Wrongful Actions There are certain basic legal requirements when a person transfers property, conveys a power of attorney or establishes a plan for the distribution of an e...
Legal Concerns for New York Restaurant Owners
Feb 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re opening a new restaurant in New York City or the surrounding area, there are certain legal requirements you must put in place. You will need to choose a business entity and get your licen...
Certain questions are taboo for employers to ask in a job interview. The most obvious ones are questions that could be regarded as discrimination. If you ask these types of questions, you could be held liable if a discrimination lawsuit is brought against you. Do not ask questions that intimate at anything to do with age, race, color, national origin or birthplace, religion, disability, genetic information, gender/sex or marital/family status/pregnancy. (EEOC)
Feb 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
2019 Is Here with New Salary Thresholds The New York State overtime salary threshold draws the line between exempt salaried workers, who must be paid for overtime, and those non-exempt workers, who...
MASPETH,NY-BUYING A BRICK 2F. VS A FRAME 2F.
Feb 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 346 346 recommendations | email to a friend
COLLECTION OF OPINIONS BY BROKERS IN THE AREA. BUYER BEWARE! BIG DIFFERENCE WHEN BUYING AN OLD FRAME 2F. HOME, MAYBE 100 YEARS OLD BY NOW, AND OR BUYING A YOUNG BRICK 2 FAMILY HOUSE, ESPECIALLY IF ...
Trump supporters still in denial-Why?
Jan 25, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 641 641 recommendations | email to a friend
How many Americans   are Pro Trump today, January 25, 2019?   It is hard to imagine, whether those who are still supportive of Trump knowing all the evidence put out so far, like how many staffers ...
Who's to blame the Parent or the two year old?
Jan 21, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 118 118 recommendations | email to a friend
Your opinion is needed to try and wake up the common sense in some people please! A child who seems to always get sick but walks around the house barefooted in below freezing weather Do parents hav...
Leo Vadalà’s “Some Grief, Some Joy” Will Move The Reader...
Jan 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 588 588 recommendations | email to a friend
Review by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Historical fiction  is a literary genre in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past. The term is commonly used as a synonym for the  historical n...
The Ever Changing World of Web Design & Websites
Jan 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 661 661 recommendations | email to a friend
A Brief Look Back and Look Forward at Websites It's a fact that the world of web design and websites is ever changing. New improvements in design and technology emerge all the time. Can you imagine...

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Remembering Jose Peralta
We here at Pol Position would be remiss if we didn't mention the passing of State Senator Jose Peralta, who served Queens in the state legislature for 16 years. When the paper first started this co...
Nov 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 264 264 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor declares 'haters gonna hate'
If you want to talk trash about New York's deal with Amazon, you're going to have to go through Governor Andrew Cuomo! Cuomo released a scathing op-ed to the press this week, trashing both “extreme...
Nov 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 310 310 recommendations | email to a friend
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They're called 'third' parties for a reason
The dust has finally settled on the 2018 elections, and we can begin to take stock of the results. Well, kind of. Despite trailing as of press time, State Senator Marty Golden refuses to concede de...
Nov 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 308 308 recommendations | email to a friend
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Councilman backs challenger for 16 hours
We guess a late endorsement is better than no endorsement at all. In case you missed it, there is an Assembly race in the 30th District of Queens, which includes the neighborhoods of Middle Village...
Nov 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 323 323 recommendations | email to a friend
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Luxury co-op snubs Avella
We guess just because you've said you're not giving up your campaign, that doesn't mean everyone has to accept it. State Senator Tony Avella was defeated in the Democratic Primary in September by J...
Oct 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 295 295 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ocasio-Cortez steps on a councilman's toes
Councilman Daniel Dromm felt the need to do a little fact-checking on Twitter recently. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the political newcomer who it's fair to say shocked the nation when she upset Congr...
Oct 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 329 329 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cuomo, Blaz criticized as no-shows
It was a week of ducking political foes for two of New York's most powerful politicians, or as one opponent of Governor Andrew Cuomo put it, chickening out. The Green Party candidate for governor i...
Oct 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 297 297 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avella will make a run in general election
State Senator Tony Avella is not going to give up without a fight. We wrote here last week that there was a growing groundswell of support for Avella, who lost the Democratic Primary last month to ...
Oct 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 347 347 recommendations | email to a friend
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AVella supporters could help Paladino
Supporters of State Senator Tony Avella could throw a monkey wrench in the upcoming general election. Avella lost in the Democratic Primary to former councilman and comptroller John Liu, who will n...
Oct 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 342 342 recommendations | email to a friend
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Interesting conflicts at CB7
While community boards are not necessarily political entities - their members are technically unpaid volunteers - there is a fair amount of politics at play among the 59 community board across the ...
Oct 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 340 340 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monserrate gets his foot back in the political door
And with one primary election, former councilman and state senator Hiram Monserrate has inched his way back into political relevancy. On September 13, Monserrate defeated George Dixon for a distric...
Sep 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 352 352 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Paladino by any other name
Vickie Paladino didn't get the endorsement – or any support - from the Queens County Republican Party in the primary last week against Simon Minching. In fact, the leaders of the Queens GOP didn't ...
Sep 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 377 377 recommendations | email to a friend
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GOP club meeting ends with call to the cops
In most election cycles, the Queens County Republican Party is lucky if they can field one candidate to challenge incumbent Democrats, but this year there are not one, but two – count 'em, two! - G...
Sep 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 363 363 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bronx councilman still supporting Crowley
Pundits and insiders were shocked in June when political newcomer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeated Joseph Crowley, the longtime congressman representing Queens and the Bronx and the head of the Qu...
Sep 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 349 349 recommendations | email to a friend
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We're gonna partisan politics like it's 1999
Who can forget the Rent Is Too Damn High Party that was founded by Jimmy McMillan, who ran on the party line for mayor in the 2005 and 2009 elections, and then for governor and senator in 2010? Oh,...
Aug 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 359 359 recommendations | email to a friend
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