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What if My Boss Was a Strong Trump Supporter, but I voted for Hillary (or the Other Way Around)?
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro What Rights Do I Have if This Causes Me a Problem at Work ? Employees of Private Businesses: What about the First Amendment? Can’t I say whatever I want? Yes, you can say anything ...
Workers Compensation in Queens New York | Part One
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Workers Comp. by   Pyrros & Serres LLP You’ve been hurt on the job and can’t work. You’ve heard about “workers’ compensation,” but you really don’t know what it is or how it works. You’ll...
The Right to Discovery in Probate Litigation
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bonnie Lawston When someone dies with a will in New York State, that person’s estate must generally be “settled” through filings and proceedings overseen by the probate court. Referred to as p...
Employers, Protect Yourselves | 2017 Harassment Claims
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has spent considerable researching and analyzing harassment claims related to federal anti-discrimination laws. Such laws ...
Congratulations to Jim Turano
Jan 17, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
What a versatile person. First Jim Turano was approached by famous artist, Mandy Kelso who wanted to paint Jim's portrait in 2013. He agreed and now in a newly published Art Book, his portrait was ...
Can You Be Denied Workers’ Compensation because Your Employer Pays You Off the Books?
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP Queens Workers’ Compensation Attorneys You have been working a job, but getting paid under the table, so to speak. You get injured on that job—now you can’t work at all! If y...
Videotaping the Execution of a Will
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Bonnie Lawston It's not uncommon, in New York and other jurisdictions, for dispossessed or unhappy heirs to allege that a will was executed under duress or undue influence. What if you vide...
Very Important News for you, If you work more than 40 hours per week for the same weekly salary
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
I work way more than 40 hours a week for the same weekly salary. My boss says that he doesn’t have to pay me anything for my overtime hours. Is this true? It depends. Under the old rule, Anyone who...
How Do Workers Feel About Overtime Pay?
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans The federal overtime rule has been put on hold, and employers are waiting to see whether the DOL will effectively appeal the injunction imposed by the U.S. District Court in...
Varför Utnyttja Raspberry Ketoner kosttillskott viktminskning?
Jan 06, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
Data summeras av den amerikanska viktkontroll Info Network bestämma större än två tredjedelar av vuxna i USA som feta (68,8 procent). Det här laget, är över 35 procent tänkt på feta. Många människo...

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Resolve to discover Woodhaven in 2016
The Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society has over 40 meetings and events scheduled for 2016, and January is shaping up to be an interesting month. The first meeting of 2016 takes place next Tues...
Dec 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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A look back at the stories that shaped Queens in 2015
Mourning the loss of heroes in blue The city lost two officer in 2015 in Brian Moore, killed in the line of duty in Queens Village, and Randolph Holder, a Rockaway native killed in the line of duty...
Dec 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rockaway youth gets new information guide
Helps young community members get involved
Dec 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remember the good deeds this Christmas
What words leap to mind when you hear the name Ebenezer Scrooge? Mean. Cheap. Greedy. And, of course, Humbug. But if you recall, the entire point of Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” is that Mr. Scrooge...
Dec 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens expos provide invaluable info to seniors
State Senator James Sanders hosted three senior resource expos across southeastern Queens last Wednesday. The programs featured valuable information for seniors from healthcare professionals, local...
Dec 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yes, Christmas magic is real
Last week, the following message was sent to me via the Leader-Observer’s ‘Contact Us’ page: “All my friends are telling me that Santa is not real and I don't know what to believe. I saw the Virgin...
Dec 15, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Developer gives tour of TWA terminal before ULURP starts
Project would open hotel, as well as preserve landmark
Dec 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Still time to spread holiday cheer
Parades bring out the best in people. We had the good fortune of seeing that firsthand last Saturday as the Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society marched down Jamaica Avenue with our members and ...
Dec 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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A busy week in Woodhaven
This was a very busy week for our Woodhaven Business Improvement District staff. On Monday, November 30, the WBID sponsored a meeting at the American Legion Hall with representatives from Woodhaven...
Dec 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Employment center opens in Rockaway
Hopes to provide jobs to Sandy-impacted residents
Dec 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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We won't back down on SBS
Recently, in the opinion section of another publication, an article was submitted regarding the Select Bus Service (SBS) proposed by the MTA for Woodhaven and Crossbay boulevards. It also mentioned...
Dec 01, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hate crime in Woodhaven
It was very early on Thanksgiving, about 1:20 in the morning. While most of Woodhaven was asleep, the home security camera quietly kept an eye on the street in front of the homes on 80th Street nea...
Dec 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Airport workers fast for better wages, working conditions
With the holiday season underway, airport workers are hoping to bring home more than just small paychecks and empty stomachs. On the day before Thanksgiving, about 40 workers and their supporters r...
Dec 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven resident celebrates 100th birthday
In 1915, Babe Ruth hit his first career home run, a German U-boat torpedoed the Lusitania, and the very first long distance call by Alexander Graham Bell in New York to Thomas Watson in San Francis...
Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nation's largest passive residence comes to Rockaways
But some residents opposed to building even more housing
Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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United States' Lindsey Vonn gets to the finish area after completing an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G, in Garmisch-Panterkirchen, Germany, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Marco Tacca)Defending overall World Cup champion Lara Gut extended her perfect run in super-G this season with a comfortable win Sunday while Lindsey Vonn struggled to a ninth-place finish.


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ATLANTA (AP) — State emergency management officials say 11 people are dead and 23 are injured after severe weather struck central Georgia.
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Tough at top: Murray, Kerber out in 4th round in MelbourneThere was some symmetry about the fourth-round exits of top-ranked Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber at the Australian Open. Both had the top seeding for the first time at a Grand Slam tournament. Both ...


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