blog roll
our featured bloggers
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...

more blogs

pol position
Voters Go Crazy About a Sharp-Dressed Pol, Part II
Last week we started to bring you the dapper elected officials who made Brad “Gersty” Gerstman's 5th Annual Best-Dressed Politicians List Gerstman is a founding partner of Gotham Government Relatio...
Jan 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 397 397 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Voters go crazy about a sharp-dressed man
It's that time of the year when critics, pundits, Youtube stars, and average Twitter users with too much time on their hands start compiling their year-end “best of” lists, ranking everything from ...
Dec 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 413 413 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Speaker race in Crowley's corner
There's a big political race going on in New York City right now, but the voters don't have any say in it. In January, the 51 members of the City Council will vote for a new speaker, as Melissa Mar...
Dec 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 395 395 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
A big reveal from the photo archives
We went back into our archives and found this photo of what appears to be a street renaming. The interesting thing about it is that they are revealing two street signs, instead of just one as is ge...
Dec 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 373 373 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
What's in an email address anyway?
Have you ever desperately wanted to be something you're not? Perhaps you've always dreamed of being the lead singer in a rock band that regularly sells out sports arenas? Or maybe you've always wan...
Nov 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 408 408 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
From the chair to a sitting judge
We ran this undated photo from our archives over a month ago asking our readers for help identifying some of the people in it and possibly even the cause of celebration. We got several responses ab...
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 375 375 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Why isn't anybody covering me?
Community journalism has been front and center lately with news of the collapse of the website DNAinfo and Gothamist, shuttered by a fickle publisher with an eye on the bottom line. Picking up the ...
Nov 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 366 366 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Anybody can reach voters already in the U.S.
A couple of times over the past few months we’ve written about James Dillon, whose campaign posters we started noticing along Queens Boulevard. Dillon is running against Congressman Joseph Crowley ...
Nov 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 414 414 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Sunnyside pol gets poke from GOP upstart
That little loophole in the term limit provision allows Jimmy Van Bramer to seek a third term for the City Council seat in the 26th District, which include Woodside, Sunnyside, Long Island City and...
Oct 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 391 391 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
The four men on the right
We ran this undated photo from our archives last week, asking readers to help us identify some of the folks in the photo. Longtime readers Jeff Gottlieb and Larry Penner responded, as did Victoria ...
Oct 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 385 385 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Prof takes former student to task
A couple of weeks ago, there was a major shake up in the Queens County Republican Party. Former congressman Bob Turner, who has served as party chairman since 2005, was voted out at the party’s re-...
Oct 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 370 370 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Jimmy from College Point is voting for...
In September, Paul Graziano nearly pulled off an upset by defeating incumbent Paul Vallone in the 19th Council District, which includes most of northeast Queens, from College Point to the Nassau Co...
Oct 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 421 421 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
DA Brown 'excused' from golf outing
The health of Queens District Attorney Richard Brown has been a topic of conversation as of late, and the rumors only intensified this week after he was a no-show honoree at a golf event hosted by ...
Oct 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 445 445 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Turner out as GOP chair
Bob Turner's tenure as head of the Queens County Republican Party came to an end last week. Party members voted overwhelmingly to elect Joann Ariola to replace the former congressman. Ariola is pre...
Oct 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 479 479 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Final chapter for Weiner? Doubtful
Another chapter in the long, tragic fall of Anthony Weiner comes to a close and another begins. That new chapter is a 21-month sentence in prison for exchanging lewd messages with a 15-year-old gir...
Sep 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 486 486 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news