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Sackstein Sacktein & Lee, LLP Sponsors the SUMAQ Peruvian Food Festival
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
August 25–26, 2018: the SUMAQ Peruvian Food Festival in Nassau County on Long Island This year, Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP takes pride in being the lead sponsor of the SUMAQ Peruvian Food Festi...
Why You Have Legal Rights in Construction Accidents Involving Falling Objects
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
Can Injured workers and families who have lost their loved ones pursue lawsuits? By December of 2017, a construction site at 61 Ninth Avenue in Chelsea had been repeatedly cited for construction co...
Company Security and Surveillance: Where Should Employers Draw the Line?
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Are Your Security and Surveillance Policies Violating Privacy Laws? Companies have the right to protect against internal theft or property destruction. They also have a responsibility to evaluate p...
Changes in New York State and NYC Sexual Harassment Laws
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Sexual Harassment: Mandatory Arbitration and Nondisclosure Agreements The NY legislature passed changes in sexual harassment law that Governor Cuomo signed into law on April 17, 2018. These laws we...
Your Rights Regarding Medical Treatment after a Work Injury
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s common knowledge in New York that, in the event of a work-related injury, you have a right to seek medical attention and have the costs covered by the workers’ compensation insurance provider....
Honesty—The Best Policy in a Workers' Compensation Claim
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The Dangers of Overstating or Understating the Nature of Your Injury When you've been injured on the job in the state of New York, you have a right to seek workers' compensation benefits to cover y...
How to Survive as a Small Business Owner Among a Myriad of Laws & Regulations
Aug 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 242 242 recommendations | email to a friend
Laws Small Business Owners Should Know About Business laws have multiplied over the years and as a small business owner, you might feel overwhelmed because there are so many. Which laws take priori...
Looking for an Apartment Part 2-The viewing
Aug 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
This is an example after one week of an apartment being shown in Greenpoint, thanks for the input from a well known Broker. 5 rooms, two bedroom modern apartment with wood floors on Manhattan Avenu...
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LOOKING FOR AN APARTMENT?
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Sunday, July 29, 2018 APARTMENTS FOR RENT, QUEENS/BROOKLYN   LOOKING FOR AN APARTMENT? WHETHER IN QUEENS OR BROOKLYN AREAS......... Before calling that agent within the apartment ad that you may se...

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A complicated compromise on open spaces
On Friday evening, I joined the Java Street Community Garden for an intimate screening of short documentaries and experimental films by Nathan Kesinger. Currently a journalist and photographer for ...
Aug 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Night Out event brings 94th Precinct together
More than 700 residents attended the 94th Precinct’s National Night Out Against Crime event in Greenpoint last Tuesday. The annual nationwide celebration, which marked its 35th anniversary this yea...
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Bushwick street honors soldier 15 years after death
Specialist Rasheed Sahib joined the military with the hope that his service would lead to a career with the FBI. After his first tour of duty ended, Sahib soon realized that his passion was to serv...
Aug 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Power of the (local) press
I am very proud to write for one of the last surviving local papers in Brooklyn, but I am also very distressed that we are in this position. When I moved to the neighborhood, there were many places...
Aug 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Salazar picks up endorsements from Teachout, WFP
Progressive candidates back each others’ bids for Albany
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We need to talk trash
After years of trying, the City Council passed a waste equity bill that will greatly help our community. Currently, North Brooklyn, South Bronx, and Southeast Queens are home to 26 of the city's 38...
Jul 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nixon unveils criminal justice platform in Brooklyn
Dilan supporters interrupt press conference with Salazar
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Brevoort Houses residents slam water outages
BP calls on NYCHA to reform complaints system
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Touring Newtown Creek
This weekend I was invited by my friend Willis Elkins, the program manager of the Newtown Creek Alliance, to join a bike tour of the creek. The tour met at the foot of Manhattan Avenue, and I would...
Jul 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Myrie picks up three more endorsements
Earlier this month, four Assembly members backed Zellnor Myrie’s bid for the State Senate. Last week, three more Brooklyn pols endorsed the challenger. Standing in front of the Brooklyn Museum on T...
Jul 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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New bills aim to promote spread of green rooftops
On top of the media company Vice’s headquarters in Williamsburg sits an unsuspecting garden oasis. This green rooftop contains a wide variety of plants and flowers, as well as a vegetable and herb ...
Jul 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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More than an old building, a gateway to Greenpoint
Last week it was revealed that the new owner of the building at 561 Manhattan Avenue at Driggs Avenue, which was home to Bar Matchless for the last 15 years, has filed to build a six-story condo wi...
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Four Brooklyn pols endorse Zellnor Myrie
Lawmakers spurn Albany colleague Jesse Hamilton
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hylan Houses welcomes new playground
Residents waited four years for project to be completed
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Greenpoint needs more basketball courts
Given the beautiful summer weather, as well as my own existential angst, I've been trying to spend more time outdoors and be active. When considering how to spend my time outdoors, my mind turned f...
Jul 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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