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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 | 7 7 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 | 95 95 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 | 37 37 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 | 40 40 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 | 7 7 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 | 146 146 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 | 39 39 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 | 136 136 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 | 52 52 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 | 97 97 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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Pols urge Army Corps to release Rockaway study
Rockaway residents are urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to release details regarding the long-awaited Rockaway Reformulation Study and Project. “The Army Corps should release the draft plan ...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ride history, support a worthy Woodhaven cause
For over a century, the carousel in Forest Park has been part of the tradition of growing up in Woodhaven. In many families, several generations have fond memories of riding on the carousel as chil...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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In Rockaway, year of anti-violence initiatives pays dividends
Last year, Councilman Donovan Richards announced an aggressive three-point plan to reduce violence on the Rockaway peninsula. On Friday, he celebrated the initiative's progress and pointed to all t...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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22 arrested on drug charges in Far Rockaway
Authorities arrested 22 residents of Far Rockaway's Redfern Houses last week as part of a seven-month undercover narcotic investigation. The arrests come as local leaders are celebrating the commun...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor visits SE Queens for town hall
Councilman Donovan Richards hosted Mayor Bill de Blasio in Springfield Gardens last week for a special town hall meeting that gave residents of southeast Queens a chance to get some face time with ...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some thoughts on Father's Day
I hope that you had a very wonderful Father’s Day with your father and family. This is a very special day for this very special person. I remember when I was young how on “his” day we went to churc...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Did we party? Yes we did!
On Friday night, the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation held its annual dinner dance. The evening was spring-like and clear, and many walked to the catering hall from their homes. The ladies...
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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SE Queens leaders declare opposition to Move NY plan
Pol calls for commuter rail fare equity as alternative
Jun 14, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Knicks player honored with street renaming
Hundreds of family and friends of former NBA player Anthony Mason gathered at the corner of Rockaway Boulevard and 147th Street last Saturday as the athlete was honored with a street co-naming. “An...
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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A walk through Woodhaven history
This past weekend, I had the pleasure of leading a walking tour of Woodhaven, sponsored by the Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society. It was a nice day for a walk and we had a great time as we ma...
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Longtime Rosedale civic leader honored
Portion of 242nd Street renamed for James English
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Just who exactly was John Lott?
In our Woodhaven Founders Cemetery there is a gravestone marking the final resting place of John Lott, the son of Hendrick and Sarah Lott. John Lott died on September 13, 1793, and his is one of th...
Jun 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Restoration of Mary Whelan Playground complete
With summer rapidly approaching, kids in Woodhaven will have a new place to play. Elected and city officials cut the ribbon on a newly renovated Mary Whelan playground that will both honor the lega...
Jun 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Last call for the social event of the year
This is the last call for the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation “Spring Into Woodhaven” Dinner Dance on Friday June 10, at Woodhaven Manor, 96-01 Jamaica Avenue, at 7:30 p.m. In line with t...
Jun 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flood panel tech wins city's resiliency competition
FW Brown to install panels to area small businesses
Jun 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - This March 25, 2016 file photo shows storm clouds rolling in over Champion Stadium in the seventh inning of a spring training baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and the Houston Astros in Kissimmee, Fla. Spring training will be shortened by two days starting in 2018, when new restrictions in Major League Baseball's collective bargaining agreement take effect on game times for regular-season getaway days. (AP Photo/John Raoux, file)NEW YORK (AP) — For everyone who thinks spring training is too long, help is on the way — a little, anyway.


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WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorneys general from 17 states are seeking to defend the U.S. consumer watchdog agency in court amid speculation that President Donald Trump may fire its director.
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2013, file photo, a sign marks the entrance to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta. The CDC has canceled a Feb. 2017 conference on climate change and health but is not saying why publicly. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)NEW YORK (AP) — The government's top public health agency has canceled a conference next month on climate change and health but isn't saying why publicly.


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