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Can a City Court Judge Sue the Chief Judge of the State Court System for Disability Discrimination?
Jul 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
In a word – Yes. White Plains City Court Judge Elizabeth Schollenberger A City Court Judge in White Plains   filed a lawsuit 1   against the Chief Judge and the Administrative Judge of the New York...
Different Causes and Types of Bicycle Accidents in New York
Jul 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Some of the Most Common Causes of Bicycle Accidents Many different types of bicycle accidents occur in Queens, Manhattan and Nassau County. These are heavily populated areas, and there are numerous...
What Employers Should Know About Time Off to Vote
Jul 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
The NY State Legislature Passed an Election Law Time off to vote for employees was part of the legislation that the NY State Legislature passed in April of 2019. The name of the law is the   New Yo...
Regions of Italy seen through portraits, costumes and biographies at the Garibaldi Meucci Museum!
Jul 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
By Tiziano Thomas Dossena Great innovative exhibit at the Garibaldi Meucci Museum thanks to artist William John Castello, writer Marianna Biazzo Randazzo, and OSDIA Trustee Maryanne Prince. This ex...
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Safety Tips to Avoid Motorcycle Accidents
Jul 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 986 986 recommendations | email to a friend
New York Motorcycle Accidents Attorney Motorcycle accidents frequently become high profile in summer newscasts. With more cars and motorcycles on the road, accidents tend to rise. For this reason, ...
New York City’s Ban on Discrimination for Sexual and Reproductive Health Decisions
Jul 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1030 1030 recommendations | email to a friend
What Does This New Protected Class Mean for NYC Employers? New York City passed legislation that bans discrimination for sexual and reproductive health decisions. While New York City has some of th...
Why Working Off the Clock Can Be a Liability
Jul 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 454 454 recommendations | email to a friend
Working off the clock can be problematic for an employer. One reason is that time clocks or time sheets exist to document an employee’s work hours. When workers do not punch in, the book keeping of...
What Types of Swimming Pool Injuries and Accidents Can Occur?
Jul 10, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 576 576 recommendations | email to a friend
Avoiding Accidents at Swimming Pools Swimming pool injuries most frequently occur when the weather is hot. During the summertime in particular, going for a swim has been a favorite pastime. Althoug...
Bikini Baristas – Constitutional Law and Female Anatomy Over Coffee
Jul 10, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1124 1124 recommendations | email to a friend
The City of Everett, Washington, got very upset with the so called “Bikini Baristas”, and passed local laws which criminalized the clothing they wear as “lewd conduct”, and enacted a dress code for...

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Geoffrey Elkind, Civic Association President
Geoffrey Elkind has lived in Ridgewood for the last 15 years. For the past five years, he has been on the board of the Ridgewood Property Owners and Civic Association. This year, he’s taken his inv...
Jul 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Janice Melnick, Park Administrator
For the last seven years, Janice Melnick has served as the administrator for Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. A 35-year employee of the Parks Department, Melnick’s responsibilities include keeping the...
Jul 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Korin Tangtrakul, SWIM Coalition
As an environmentalist, Korin Tangtrakul wears many different hats. She’s a stormwater technician for the New York City Soil and Water Conservation District. Tangtrakul is also a steering committee...
Jul 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Katie Denny Horowitz, North Brooklyn Parks Alliance
Although Katie Denny Horowitz is new to the role of executive director at the North Brooklyn Parks Alliance, she’s not new to north Brooklyn or open space advocacy. Denny Horowitz, who started the ...
Jul 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yocasta Polanco, PS 112
In every participatory budgeting cycle since 2015, PS 112 in Dutch Kills has won at least one project. In Cycle 5, the school won a $500,000 playground upgrade. The following year, it won $450,000 ...
Jun 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bill Manolios, Bryant High School
Bill Manolios started off his career as a teacher at William Cullen Bryant High School in Long Island City 24 years ago. His teaching journey took him to other schools in different boroughs, but wh...
Jun 18, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 255 255 recommendations | email to a friend
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Victoria Adler, Clean Energy Queens
A new group in Queens is hoping to make the borough a model for clean energy. Clean Energy Queens, which was co-founded just two months ago by Victoria Adler, is an offshoot of the Sierra Club. Adl...
Jun 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 413 413 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jack Esterson, Think! Architecture & Design
Syracuse native Jack Esterson was raised to always give back and help others. “My parents instilled that in me,” he said. “My politics are very much aligned with that.” He graduated from Pratt Inst...
Jun 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 672 672 recommendations | email to a friend
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Antoine Lewis, KIPP AMP
Growing up in Baltimore, Antoine Lewis always had access to playgrounds. Some were beautiful and complete, while others were just a swing set or a broken-down basketball hoop. “We would put up a cr...
May 28, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 288 288 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martin Maher, Brooklyn Parks Commissioner
When Martin Maher was named the new Brooklyn Parks Commissioner in February 2017, he had already registered 18 years as the chief of staff for the Brooklyn office. A longtime veteran of the Parks D...
May 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 886 886 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dr. Do Lee, Biking Public Project
Dr. Do Lee, a visiting lecturer of urban studies at Queens College, has been thinking a lot lately about his father, who passed away this year. He recalls hearing stories about his parents when the...
May 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 898 898 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joseph Robles, St. Nicks Alliance
When the School Settlement Association, the oldest settlement house in Brooklyn, ran into some difficulties, the North Brooklyn community group St. Nicks Alliance took it under its umbrella. Accord...
May 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 700 700 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lonnie Glover, Spring-Gar Civic Association
Last year, Springfield Gardens resident Lonnie Glover retired from the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) after a 28-year career. But if you ask him how his retirem...
Apr 30, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 269 269 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marcus Longmuir, Jackson Heights Immigrant Solidarity Network
The Jackson Heights Immigrant Solidarity Network formed more than two years ago when an undocumented member of the community was facing separation from their family. “It was one of those situations...
Apr 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 946 946 recommendations | email to a friend
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Terrenze Rienton, Youth Coordinator
The Jackson Heights-based organization Ugnayan Youth for Justice and Social Change organizes young Filipinos ages 14 to 21. “We connect them to different social justice movements, and give them the...
Apr 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 306 306 recommendations | email to a friend
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