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What About Your Rights as an Employer to Monitor an Employee’s Social Media Accounts?
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
While in some states employers are able to establish company policies that limit what employees can post about employers, New York’s laws protect the employee’s privacy rights. First of all, New Yo...
Is It Legal to Monitor Your Employees’ Phone Calls?
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
As an employer, you may wonder where to draw the lines as far as monitoring employees’ phone calls at work. Certainly for quality control purposes, it makes sense to monitor calls with customers or...
What to Do When You Have Been Hurt at Work
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Under the laws of New York, if you have been hurt on the job, you have a right to seek benefits under the state’s workers’ compensation system. The program is what has been commonly referred to as ...
Minor Repairs and Improvements that Make all the Difference in Queens
Feb 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty .   Whenever we meet with Homeowners who are thinking of selling, we usually give them some homework befo...
Queens Real Estate Market: 2015 Year in Review
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty   Queens Real Estate Market 2015 Year in Review Welcome to our first edition of the “Queens Real Estate M...
Can You Ask Employees to Undergo Medical Screening and Ask About Medical History?
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
New York Employment Defense Attorney talks about Non Discrimination Act Knowing what you can ask and must not ask employees or job applicants is vital for businesses. With all the information avail...
Should you Sell a Property with or without Tenants?
Jan 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home team at Keller Williams Realty So you own a rental or investment property in Queens and you’ve determined that now is the right time to ...
What Does the 2016 Minimum Wage Hike Mean for You as an Employer?
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 185 185 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans A minimum wage increase of $8.75 to $9.00 went into effect in New York on December 31, 2015. For employers, it obviously means you must pay higher wages to all employees who...
Business Law: Corporations VS. Partnerships VS. Sole Proprietorship
Jan 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 233 233 recommendations | email to a friend
There are various types of business organizations: corporations, general partnerships and sole proprietorships. These business organizations have their own legal requirements so they can also be co...
Press Agents—Foot Soldiers in Celebrity Divorce Wars
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo | Dec 31, 2015 | Chris Palermo Blog , divorce , PTB Blog How Celebrities Win and Lose at Divorce For regular folks, divorce is mostly won or lost in the courtroom, or in legal proc...

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An inconvenience, but not a tragedy
We were lucky, we were very blessed. Tons of bricks poured down on to the sidewalk, crushing a vehicle nearly flat. Tons of bricks fell onto, and then through, the roof of the Woodhaven-Richmond Hi...
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Congressman addresses lingering effects of Sandy
Citizens concerned over new FEMA flood maps
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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NoWay QueensWay protest on Jamaica Avenue
Residents call for train and denounce parkland proposal
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Little Mermaid comes to St. Mary Gate of Heaven
This May, Queens will be treated to performances of The Little Mermaid at St. Mary Gate of Heaven school in Ozone Park. Frank Gulluscio, a former Language Arts teacher at St. Mary Gate of Heaven an...
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baseball season kick off in Forest Park
Baseball is back, and the WORKS Little League kicked off the 2013 season with their 55th annual march down Jamaica Avenue. Dozens of the 38 baseball and softball teams from Richmond Hill and Woodha...
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven building collapses
Senior center compromised in the accident
Apr 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven on the airwaves
Radio Free Woodhaven is our community’s weekly radio show (hosted by yours truly) that airs over the Internet every Friday night at 10 p.m. People can listen to it live each Friday, but it is archi...
Apr 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jamiaca Bay to get more visitor friendly
The city is looking to attract more visitors to Jamaica Bay. The city Parks Department and the National Park Service (NPS) announced three Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to build and operate kayak a...
Apr 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRBA forms new clubs & committees
At the March town hall meeting of the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association, we announced the formation of a few new committees and clubs. We are looking for members to fill out the rosters of the...
Apr 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dome brings culture back into the Rockaways
As the Rockaways continues to recover from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy, a new effort by MoMA PS 1 is attempting to bring cultural and educational events to the neighorhood. VW Dome 2...
Apr 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phagwah Parade 2013 in Richmond Hill
Powder-covered crowd celebrates Hindu festival of Holi
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Easter Bunny visits Woodhaven
Although it was chilly and more like the continuation of winter on Saturday, March 23, for our Woodhaven Business Improvement District-sponsored Spring Promotion, our WBID Team persevered and many ...
Mar 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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When good people are forced to do bad things
Of late, we are not seeing eye-to-eye with the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) and the Environmental Control Board (ECB). To be clear, our beef is not with the men and women that collect trash – it...
Mar 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven is ready for Spring
I hope that you had a wonderful Happy St. Patrick’s Day in spite of the cold and drizzle, it is always a perfect day for a parade. There is nothing to compare with St. Patrick’s Day in New York Cit...
Mar 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOT study proves that residents should look both ways
If you’ve ever sat in your car, waiting at the turn signal at Woodhaven Boulevard and Jamaica Avenue, you’ve likely experienced this: a car passes you by so fast that your vehicle is buffeted by th...
Mar 20, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - In this June 13, 2015 file photo, Florida starting pitcher Logan Shore throws during an NCAA College World Series baseball game against Miami in Omaha, Neb. Shore and fellow pitchers A.J. Puk and Alex Faedo are an imposing weekend rotation that combined for a 26-11 record last season. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, file)OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Florida has done everything except win a national championship in eight seasons under Kevin O'Sullivan, and here the Gators are again with a roster overflowing with talent and the consensus No. 1 ranking in the preseason polls.


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MUNICH (AP) — Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says the use of ground troops in the Syrian conflict could result in world war.
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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2015, file photo, Nyquist, front right, with Mario Gutierrez up, finishes ahead of Swipe, left, with Victor Espinoza up, to win the Breeders' Cup Juvenile horse race at Keeneland race track in Lexington, Ky. Nyquist is gearing up for his 3-year-old debut in the seven-furlong San Vicente at Santa Anita on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)Ready, set, here comes Nyquist.


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