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You’ve Just Been Terminated. Do You Think it Was it Because of Your Age?
Mar 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
here May be a Good Change in the Law on the Horizon Author:   Cafaro Verdicts Older people (and “older” is subjective term), who cannot afford the luxury of retirement, are at a much higher risk of...
It doesn't matter what Trump has done to date, he is adored by many
Mar 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
March 12, 2019-Update Lying is an art and when you are that good many believe what you say. Trump supporters care less if Trump is crooked, committed crimes, lied about his affairs, pay offs/bribes...
THE WEED TRUTH: Recreational Use of Marijuana, even if legalized in New York, Can Still Get You FIRED!
Mar 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
Let’s face it, the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in New York State appears a foregone conclusion.  Both the state Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo are negotiating whether to in...
Luke Perry Dies at 52 of Massive Stroke
Mar 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Webperseverance.com Luke Perry dying of a massive stroke shocked many people. He was a beloved actor known for his roles in   90210   and more recently in the series   Riverdale . It is hard...
Will NYC Pass a Paid Vacation Bill?
Mar 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
Two Weeks of Employee Paid Vacation A paid vacation bill is under consideration and Mayor De Blasio has made a pledge to support the bill. It appears the NYC Earned Safe and Sick Time Act will serv...
The Italian Cookie Comes With A Smile. An Interview Of The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition’s Winner Tina Zaccardi.
Mar 07, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 211 211 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena  For all the friends who had the fortune to taste Tina Zaccardi’s cookies, cakes, and pies, it was not such a big surprise that she had won “The Great American B...
Marijuana Legalization in New York
Mar 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 220 220 recommendations | email to a friend
Governor Cuomo Is Supporting the Legalization of Marijuana If the legislature passes the Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act, Governor Cuomo believes it could generate $300 million in revenue a ye...
All Parks in Queens NY
Mar 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 254 254 recommendations | email to a friend
A great resource of almost  all (372) parks in Queens NY . Parks can be filtered by Neighborhood, Facilities, and Size.   Each park has an address and a link to Google Maps. To get a holistic view ...
Are Dehydration and Malnutrition a Form of Nursing Home Neglect?
Mar 01, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 228 228 recommendations | email to a friend
Dehydration and Malnutrition in New York Nursing Homes Dehydration and malnutrition are one of the most common types of nursing home abuse. What Is Dehydration? Dehydration is rapid loss of body fl...
Website Accessibility: ADA Lawsuits Against Websites Go Mainstream
Feb 25, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
More Lawsuits Are Emerging to Pursue ADA Violations Website accessibility based on the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) became an issue for the Beyonce website. Media outlets featured articles ...

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Christopher Sperrazza, CB5 Member
Middle Village resident Christopher Sperrazza joined Community Board 5 two years ago after he sat in on a meeting and realized there weren’t too many people there like him. “I was by far the younge...
Mar 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brandy Flores, Williamsburg Resident
At 13 years old, Williamsburg resident Brandy Flores has already shown signs of being a future neighborhood activist. Earlier this week, Flores and his neighbors led a protest in front of their bui...
Mar 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paul Samulski, North Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
For the last three years, Paul Samulski has served as president of the North Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce. The organization represents Bushwick, Greenpoint and Williamsburg businesses, and aids mem...
Mar 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anshu Khadka, Desis Rising Up and Moving
For nearly two decades, the community organization Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM) has been organizing working-class South Asian and Indo-Caribbean communities in New York City. Founded in 2000, ...
Feb 27, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mohammad Khan, MPower Change
Queens native Mohammad Khan stood alongside friends and colleagues in celebration after Amazon announced that it would not build a new campus in Long Island City. “I’m happy Amazon isn’t coming,” h...
Feb 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Winsome Pendergrass, Upstate-Downstate Housing Alliance
When Winsome Pendergrass moved into her Ditmas Avenue apartment in 2010, her rent was $1,200 a month. Nearly a decade later, it has risen to $2,100. Like thousands of tenants who live in rent-stabi...
Feb 13, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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John Kelly, Eastern Queens Greenway
For years, local advocates have been pushing for a safe, protected path from Flushing Meadows-Corona Park to the Long Island border. They call it the Eastern Queens Greenway, according to John Kell...
Feb 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emely Rodriguez, Churches United for Fair Housing
Emely Rodriguez was born and raised in Williamsburg, a neighborhood that she has seen change drastically over the last decade. “I’ve seen a ton of new buildings that weren’t there before. There are...
Jan 29, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
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Frank Wu, Court Square Civic Association
The Court Square Civic Association was founded in 2015 to advocate for its residents, artists and businesses. As the newly elected president, Frank Wu hopes to improve the Long Island City neighbor...
Jan 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sereida Rodriguez, PS 84 Principal
Williamsburg native Sereida Rodriguez was the first in her family to graduate from college. But the road to get there was not easy. She recalled that she didn’t even think about college until she w...
Jan 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 173 173 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wesner Pierre, CAMBA
As a nonprofit organization based in Brownsville, CAMBA provides comprehensive services to more than 45,000 families annually. As part of their work, the organization operates a Cure Violence, anti...
Jan 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 169 169 recommendations | email to a friend
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Julius Michel, NYPD Explorer
When Clinton Hill native Julius Michel joined the NYPD’s Law Enforcement Explorer program two years ago, he was initially reluctant. “I didn’t want to sign up at first,” he said. “I was kind of res...
Jan 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 206 206 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jake Lamonda, Uniformed Fire Officers Association
As president of the Uniformed Fire Officers Association, Jake Lamonda and his union represent lieutenants, captains, battalion chiefs, supervising fire marshals and more. But in Lamonda’s eyes, the...
Dec 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 229 229 recommendations | email to a friend
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James Mituzas, Landscape Architect
For James Mituzas, working in Queens means he gets to reminisce about the borough where he was born and raised. As the director of Landscape Architecture for the Parks Department in Queens, Mituzas...
Dec 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 237 237 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ayyad Algabyali, Yemeni-American Merchants Association
Though he is still a student at City College of New York, Ayyad Algabyali has already become a community leader in his own right. As director of advocacy for the Yemeni-American Merchants Associati...
Dec 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 282 282 recommendations | email to a friend
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