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Do Your Work Policies Discriminate Between Men and Women?
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
One Set of Rules for Men and a Different Set of Rules for Women Having company policies that discriminate between men and women can be lethal for an employer in today’s work environment. If you hav...
Social Media: Should You Use Social Media in an Internal Investigation?
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
Investigating Employees Through Their Social Media Accounts Social media can provide a lot of information about people’s lives. Why would an employer want to know what an employee is doing through ...
Adolph Caso, a voice for Italian Americans, decries the attacks on Columbus
May 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena I met Adolph Caso the first time at the International Book Show in New York City and he struck me as a person who loves books more than anything in the world. On...
Defensive Driving Can Prevent Accidents and Injuries and Also Save Lives
May 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
Do you know how to drive defensively? Everyone has heard about defensive driving, but what does it mean to drive defensively? It certainly behooves drivers to find out because knowing and following...
Real Personal Injury Law Cases in NY: $73k Payout
Apr 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 373 373 recommendations | email to a friend
A story told by car accident victim in the NY Area: When I was 11 years old, I was in a car with my father, having some bonding moments while driving to fill up gas in the New York area. We were ha...

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City drops Willets Point condemnation
Move comes just days before city due back in court
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Botanical Garden celebrates Arbor Day
Under clear skies, the Queens Botanical Garden held its Second Annual Arbor Day Festival this past Sunday in Flushing. With the price of admission, visitors were treated to a variety of activities,...
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOE criticized for PCB removal in schools
The Education Department (DOE) is under fire from a lawyer public interest group and the City Council for its failure to remove polychlorinated biphenyl (PCBs) from lights in public schools. Congre...
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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PEP votes 'yes' to school closures, “turnaround” model
Seven high schools in Queens, four in Brooklyn affected
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stavisky announces State Senate re-election bid
Will run in district that is over 50 percent Asian
Apr 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pennisi tapped to head Queens Boy Scouts
At a meeting last week of the Board of the Queens Council of the Boy Scouts of America, Albert Pennisi was voted in as the council's new president. Pennisi will be responsible for giving support to...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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City in line to use hydropower
The City Council passed a bill last week to require the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to assess the city's water resources to see if it is economically feasible to use them to genera...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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QEDC gears up for Queens Taste 2012
The Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC) and lead sponsors Citi and Fairway Market are proud to announce that the borough’s premiere food-and-networking event, Queens Taste 2012, will tak...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arbor Fest coming to Queens Botanical
The Queens Botanical Garden in Flushing announced plans for its upcoming Arbor Festival, which will be held on Sunday, April 29, from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The event is free with garden admission an...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Botanical camp ready for summer
The HSBC Children's Garden summer camp in the Queens Botanical Garden is gearing up for another year of planting, composting and animal watching. The camp is for kids between five and 12 years old....
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Audits highlight faulty property values
A series of audits conducted by Comptroller John Liu’s office recently found that the Department of Finance, in some cases, arbitrarily assigns property assessments, sending co-op and condo owners ...
Apr 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local family fights hunger medical disorder
Many people suffer from food allergies, but few are allergic to everything. KeVaughn “K.E.” Plunkett, now in fourth grade at P.S. 229, suffers from a rare medical condition called eosinophilic gast...
Apr 19, 2012 | 6 6 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Battle over fluoride returns
The dispute over fluoride will continue for another year, with Councilman Peter Vallone, Jr. hosting a day of activities at City Hall on May 15 to announce the introduction of legislation to ban ad...
Apr 11, 2012 | 5 5 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liu recovers $1.2 mil for cheated workers
On the historic anniversary of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination on April 4, 1968, Comptroller John Liu announced a victory for immigrant workers in New York City. After what he calle...
Apr 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prostitution activity at Kew Gardens motels forces shut downs
Two Kew Gardens motels allegedly served as prostitution havens for pimps and prostitutes, and five employees at the Kew Motor Inn and the Par Central Motor Inn have been arrested on prostitution-re...
Apr 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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