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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 | 74 74 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 | 69 69 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 | 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 | 120 120 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 | 43 43 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 | 107 107 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 | 145 145 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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Painter shares her view of Woodhaven
Queens artist Madeline Lovallo was the guest speaker at the last regular meeting of the Woodhaven Cultural and Historical Society in 2013. The WCHS will meet one more time this year for a special C...
Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols look for more info on crime in parks
The NYPD currently only discloses crime statistics for the city’s 31 largest parks, and elected officials are searching for a new way to bring more oversight. The City Council’s Public Safety Commi...
Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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In fight over QueensWay, homeowners take on national group
Can a small group of homeowners derail an ambitious plan to turn an abandoned train line in the middle of the borough into a public bike path? The battle over QueensWay - the name given the propose...
Nov 21, 2013 | 4 4 comments | 238 238 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shop locally this holiday season
I hope that you are enjoying this sunny, temperate weather. This last week has been cold and some days windy but clear and bright, this with only 12 days until the end of November. Maybe we will ha...
Nov 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 138 138 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vehicular crimes need harsher punishment
Winter doesn’t officially begin for another month, but the cold winds have already started to blow hard through Woodhaven. This year has flown by, hasn’t it? It wasn’t that long ago that we wrote a...
Nov 20, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Friends of Queensway holds first workshop
Opponents of the project cry foul
Nov 20, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor orders Port Authority to conduct airport noise study
Vetoes bill in effort to prevent delay
Nov 14, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
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Congrats to our Election Day winners
Last week was Election Day, which was unlike last year when the lines in order to vote were down the block (in the cold weather) then into the school around the length of the gymnasium and into the...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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It is time to do a better job
I’ve always taken great pride in my eyesight. When I played baseball for Rich-Haven, I could see the catcher’s signs from the outfield. Once I began driving, I could read a street sign from blocks ...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents call for demolition of building
Say Woodhaven site is creating a dangerous situation
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Two busy weeks in Woodhaven
What a busy two weeks it has been! Two weeks ago was the GWDC’s Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival 2013. It was a Sunday when we were blessed with warm sunny weather, with happy families and frien...
Nov 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Too early for Christmas, but not giving
I saw something truly disturbing this Halloween: a Christmas tree on display in one of our stores. In fact, I spotted many Christmas displays as I walked down Jamaica Avenue surrounded by children ...
Nov 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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On Sandy anniversary, group focuses on climate change
On the first anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Organizing for Action (OFA) held over 80 events across the country in an attempt to bring light to climate change issues. In Queens, the group hosted an...
Nov 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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A 'Wonderful' Woodhaven festival
All week long prior to our Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival, sponsored and run by the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation, on Sunday, October 20, I was checking the weather forecasts. This...
Oct 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forest Park Carousel will link generations
Ninety years from now, the residents of Woodhaven will gather in Forest Park to celebrate the 200th birthday of the beautiful carousel that master woodcarver Daniel Carl Muller completed in 1903. T...
Oct 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jeff Bullard sits in what used to be the foyer of his home as his daughter, Jenny Bullard, looks through debris at their home that was damaged by a tornado, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in Adel, Ga. Gov. Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency in several counties, including Cook, that have suffered deaths, injuries and severe damage from weekend storms. (AP Photo/Branden Camp)ADEL, Ga. (AP) — First there was the roar of the wind, then mere seconds to scoop up her grandson and run: Bridgit Simmons and her family knew the weekend storms that claimed more than a dozen lives around the South were threatening.


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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte greets Miss Universe contestant Catalina Caceres of Chile as Siera Bearchell of Canada, left, and Violina Ancheva of Bulgaria walk back to their seats after posing with the president during their courtesy call at Malacanang Palace Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 in Manila, Philippines. Eighty-six candidates are vying for the title in the grand coronation Jan.30 to succeed Pia Wurtzbach of the Philippines. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has delivered a speech without sex jokes and expletives — telling the gathering of Miss Universe contestants that he was told to watch his language.


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Turkish military officers in suits, center, escorted by Greek police officers, arrive at the Supreme Court in Athens, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. Greece's highest court will decide later in the day about the extradition of the eight Turkish servicemen, who fled to Greece after a failed July military coup in their country. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A group of Turkish servicemen who fled to Greece in a military helicopter after last year's failed coup have appeared at Greece's Supreme Court in a closely watched extradition hearing.


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