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Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Tired of the same news 24/7-Investigations, allegations, sexual harassment charges, what hat Melania is wearing, Trump always always denying everything. It really is sickening all over the news nig...
MEMORIAL DAY MAY 28, 2018- A TIME TO REFLECT
Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
MEMORIAL DAY-A TIME TO REFLECT Brought up in Middle Village, in 1966 Jim Turano was drafted into the United States Army. In 1968 he was sent to Vietnam. The fact that all this time has gone by is a...
The Stormy Daniels Case Made Easy: Contract Law for Porn Stars
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro In Stormy Daniels v. Donald J. Trump, Michael Cohen, and the LLC that paid her the $130,000 in hush money, in   federal court in Los Angeles , she is asking the court to let her ou...
The Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
A New Law to Further the Prevention of Sexual Harassment in NYC Workplaces The New York City Council recently passed legislation called the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act. If Mayor Bill de Blasi...
SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 211 211 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 | 230 230 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 | 18 18 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 | 60 60 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 | 479 479 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...

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Dudley Stewart, Jackson Heights Green Alliance
Jackson Heights resident Dudley Stewart had only lived in the neighborhood for two years before helping form a new community-based organization. In 2007, Stewart, along with other local parents, st...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richard Mazur, North Brooklyn Development Corporation
Richard Mazur has seen all of the changes to Greenpoint since 1950. He is the executive director of the North Brooklyn Development Corporation, a neighborhood preservation group that seeks to impro...
Apr 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maurice Clayton, Visual/Vocal Artist
Jackson Heights resident Maurice Clayton has only lived in Jackson Heights for six years, but he’s already embedded in its civic life. Last week, Clayton helped honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther ...
Apr 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mark Christie, Friends of Gantry Plaza State Park
Mark Christie helped create the Friends of Gantry Plaza State Park group nearly two decades ago because he wanted to take care of the green space by the East River waterfront. “We were the eyes and...
Apr 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marc Lyons, Astoria Film Festival
Growing up, Marc Lyons didn’t play sports like many other kids. Instead, he expressed his creativity with a camera in his hands. Now a local filmmaker, Lyons is shaping young artists at the Variety...
Mar 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Michal Naumowicz, Polish American Voter Registration Drive
Maspeth resident Michal Naumowicz often feels like he’s one of the few Polish-Americans on his block to vote and be civically engaged. Now he wants to change that. Naumowicz is coordinating a proje...
Mar 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Winston Mitchell, Brownsville Recreation Center
Though he just started playing pickleball five months ago, Brownsville Recreation Center member Winston Mitchell is a fan of the game. “It’s good for the mind, the body and everything,” he said. He...
Mar 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jared Jeffries, Former NY Knick
Former NBA veteran Jared Jeffries is quite fond of his time in New York. The ex-pro spent six of his 13 seasons, broken into two separate stints, with the New York Knicks. He was a defensive stalwa...
Mar 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Malcolm Xavier Combs, Christ the King Senior
Malcolm Xavier Combs has had quite a month. The senior at Christ the King High School gained national attention when school officials wouldn’t allow him to print “Malcolm X” on his senior sweatshir...
Feb 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paul Schottenhamel, American Legion
After serving for decades in the U.S. military, Paul Schottenhamel continues to serve his country and local community through advocacy for veterans. After enlisting in the U.S. Army in April 1968 a...
Feb 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Susan Gerner, Family Court Attorney
Family court attorney Susan Gerner is an expert in her field. Her Jamaica-based business specializes in cases on custody, visitation, child support, guardianship and all matters related to family c...
Feb 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richard Khuzami, Old Astoria Neighborhood Association
Longtime Astoria resident Richard Khuzami wears many hats: community leader, artist and diversity advocate. He combines all of his interests to better his community. “I’ve always felt that politics...
Feb 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Len Maniace, Jackson Heights Beautification Group
Since 1988, the Jackson Heights Beautification Group has worked to preserve, revitalize and care for the neighborhood. Len Maniace, who was president of the organization for the last four years, su...
Jan 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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James Cella, Douglaston Resident
When James Cella first walked into the tudor house at the corner of Depew Avenue in Douglaston 27 years ago, he knew he was going to live there. Tucked away in a remote corner of Queens, the proper...
Jan 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Troy Walcott, Striking Spectrum Tech
Ten months ago, Bedford-Stuyvesant resident Troy Walcott worked as a survey technician. His job was to locate areas without cable service and find ways to provide service. But since members of the ...
Jan 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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