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SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 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 | 66 66 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...
What Employers Should Know About the New York Women’s Equality Act
Apr 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 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 | 58 58 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 | 335 335 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...
MORE ABOUT EMPLOYEE WAGE DEDUCTIONS
Mar 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 392 392 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans As an employer, have you ever wondered if a wage deduction you made was legal? New York Labor Law establishes what is legal and what is not for wage deductions. If you have que...
RESTAURANT INDUSTRY: FAQS ABOUT TIPS
Mar 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 284 284 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans Owners in the restaurant industry often have questions about tips. As a restaurant owner, it’s important to know your rights and responsibilities regarding tips so you can avoi...
A Renaissance Woman In New York City. Interview With LindaAnn LoSchiavo
Mar 18, 2018 | 2 2 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
  An interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena She is the optimal example of a  Renaissance woman  and a  New Yorker  combined: humble but determined, soft spoken but direct, with a genial attitude not u...
Can Your Family Have Access to Your E-Mail after Your Death?
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 909 909 recommendations | email to a friend
In today's electronic world, the idea of property has changed dramatically. In the past, when you were putting together an estate plan, the only intangible property that might be a part of it was c...
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Settles $1.3 Million for Construction Worker Injury Prior to Trial
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 876 876 recommendations | email to a friend
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP successfully negotiated a $1.3 million settlement for a 41 year-old Asian male construction worker, who was injured while performing asbestos removal work at an upsta...

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Crime on the rise in South Queens
Forum held to address public safety issues
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents grill DEP about flooding issues
But department has few answers to give
Oct 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Midway Theatre 70th Anniversary Benefits Alzheimer's
Forest Hills’ legendary Midway Theatre celebrated its 70th anniversary on the evening of September 24, and neighborhood residents and theater aficionados had something additional to take pride in. ...
Oct 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judaic Cornerstones of Forest Hills & Rego Park
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are High Holy Days, where Jewish people all over the world embraced repentance, prayer, and righteousness. The same is true at historic synagogues Forest Hills Jewish C...
Sep 26, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Financial expert address biz leaders, college students
Jill Schlesinger visits Queens College for business forum
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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First Presbyterian Church of Newtown to commemorate 360th
Standing prominently on Queens Boulevard is a rare historic delight. Across from Georgia Diner at 54th Avenue is the First Presbyterian Church of Newtown, which is about to celebrate its 360th anni...
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Austin Ale celebrates its 20th anniversary
Folks in Kew Gardens packed Austin's Steak & Ale House on Friday, Sept. 21, to help the neighborhood institution celebrate its 20th anniversary. Formerly known as Old Baileys Bar, David Magic said ...
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Let’s Put An End To Bullying
A new school season is upon us, but the curriculum should not include the act of bullying. In order to curb bullying, a proactive implementation in curriculums and the continuity of communication, ...
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Boulevard of Death Needs New Life
Manhattan is known for its neon lights on Broadway and the stately residential Park Avenue, Paris is home to the fashionable tree-lined Beaux Arts Champs-Elysees, and the Bronx offers the Art Deco ...
Sep 05, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol discuss proposed beverage ban with local businesses
Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz joined the New Yorkers for Beverage Choices Coalition for a Neighborhood Impact Tour on Wednesday, Aug. 29, in Rego Park. Koslowitz met with several business owners in ...
Sep 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trip highlights canoeing on park’s lake
The Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Conservancy co-hosted a canoe trip on Sunday, Aug. 19, at Willow Lake with urban park rangers from the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation. Sixty to 80 f...
Sep 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tennis event encourages youth
Watching her daughter hit the ball across the tennis court, Natahalie Pierre Lain proudly admits that all of her children are involved in the sport of tennis. “Now I have a tennis club in my house,...
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Arthur Ashe Kids' Day 2012
Photos: Michael O'Kane The unofficial start to the U.S. Open – Arthur Ashe Kid’s Day – was held at the Billie Jean King Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park this past Saturday. Kids got a ...
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Artist Jim Cowen Unveils The Kings From Queens, NY
“I’ve taken the kings out of their throne rooms and pitted them against nature with a contemporary view.” One may wonder about its interpretation, but all art is subject to interpretation beyond fi...
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two Community Visionaries, One Green Cause: Part II
Without a doubt, residents of Forest Hills and New York City are increasingly becoming conscious about “going green,” and some are embarking upon great journeys to achieve their dream. Aiding in th...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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