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NYC Bans Polystyrene Takeout Containers and Coffee Cups
Feb 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 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 | 184 184 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 | 176 176 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 | 184 184 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 | 193 193 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 | 371 371 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 | 337 337 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 | 123 123 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 | 599 599 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 | 511 511 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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With friends like these, who needs enemies?
It looks like one Republican candidate for the state senate in northeast Queens doesn't have to worry that much about a challenge from the Democratic Party. Rather, it's forces inside her own party...
May 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 369 369 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hey union heads, better lose my number
Hell hath no fury like a governor scorned! Leaders from community organizations across the city held a rally in Manhattan last week after reports surfaced that Governor Andrew Cuomo told union head...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 448 448 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reunited, and it feels so good
After nearly seven years of disrupting the balance of power in the State Senate, the eight members of the breakaway Independent Democratic Conference (IDC) that enjoyed a power-sharing agreement wi...
Apr 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 471 471 recommendations | email to a friend
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The divisions between Cuomo & Blaz run deep
The living conditions in New York City's public housing has become quite the political hot potato. Days after gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon, who played Miranda on the hit HBO series “Sex an...
Apr 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 439 439 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adams plans 2021 mayoral run. Maybe. Not Really. He is.
This just might be one of the worst-kept secrets in New York City politics. A new website has been set up by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams with the simple message, “Imagine what he will emb...
Mar 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 420 420 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jeffries puts hip-hop in the House
People recognize a number of women who have made significant contributions to society throughout the history of the United States during Women's History Month, but one elected official from Brookly...
Mar 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 475 475 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roster of seven set to take on IDC
There's seven challengers to members of the State Senate who joined the Independent Democratic Conference (IDC), and on Sunday at Medger Evers College in Brooklyn they all shared a stage with each ...
Mar 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 412 412 recommendations | email to a friend
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The story behind the light
We ran this undated photo from our archives at the beginning of last month and received a number of responses from our readers, but have just been too busy covering the comings, goings, triumphs an...
Feb 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 424 424 recommendations | email to a friend
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Espinal gets Dem nod, headed to Albany
Barring some dark-horse candidate emerging from the Republican Party, it looks like Ari Espinal will replace Councilman Francisco Moya in the Assembly for the time being. The Democratic Party annou...
Feb 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 449 449 recommendations | email to a friend
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Old Dem rivalry plays out in special election
The longstanding political rivalry between Francisco Moya and Julissa Ferreras-Copeland is still taking place through proxy battles, even though the latter has left Queens. The two duked it out in ...
Feb 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 430 430 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paladino eyeing challenge to Avella
A Whitestone woman who single-handedly chased the mayor out of her neighborhood last summer has her sights set on ousting another elected official. A source with the Queens Republican Party confirm...
Feb 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 429 429 recommendations | email to a friend
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De Blasio skip Grammy's, but Singh sings
We guess sometimes public service has it drawbacks. Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife were spotted prancing and schmoozing on the red carpet before this year's Grammy awards show at Madison Square ...
Jan 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 562 562 recommendations | email to a friend
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Member of the GOP, but not Vets Committee
In a heavily Democratic City Council, there hasn't really been much political backlash for Councilman Eric Ulrich, currently the sole Republican in the legislative body from Queens. Ulrich represen...
Jan 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 426 426 recommendations | email to a friend
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Where there's Wills, there's a way
When God closes one door, he opens another...sometimes for somebody else. The corruption conviction of former councilman Ruben Wills opened up a spot on the City Council for a new face, and jumping...
Jan 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 405 405 recommendations | email to a friend
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A look at this year's Tony Award recipients
Another year has come to end, and it's that time that we take stock of the best (and in some cases, the worst) that the previous year had to offer. In the world of entertainment that means self-con...
Jan 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 388 388 recommendations | email to a friend
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