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How to Clean a Diamond Ring the Right Way
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
If you have been struggling to sell diamonds for top price, the chances are that you’ve been cleaning your ring incorrectly. Remember nothing can sell diamonds quite like that shiny sparkle and lus...
Texting and Driving FAQs
Jun 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
Texting and Driving Is the Most Alarming Form of Distracted Driving Texting and driving includes reading text messages, emails or online material or writing or composing messages on a mobile device...
Misclassifying Workers as Independent Contractors
Jun 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend
How Would Your Small Business Fare with the IRS for Worker Status? Did you know that misclassifying workers is one of the top problems that small business owners face? Many small businesses hire in...
Do Your Work Policies Discriminate Between Men and Women?
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 607 607 recommendations | email to a friend
One Set of Rules for Men and a Different Set of Rules for Women Having company policies that discriminate between men and women can be lethal for an employer in today’s work environment. If you hav...
Social Media: Should You Use Social Media in an Internal Investigation?
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 701 701 recommendations | email to a friend
Investigating Employees Through Their Social Media Accounts Social media can provide a lot of information about people’s lives. Why would an employer want to know what an employee is doing through ...
Adolph Caso, a voice for Italian Americans, decries the attacks on Columbus
May 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 498 498 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena I met Adolph Caso the first time at the International Book Show in New York City and he struck me as a person who loves books more than anything in the world. On...
Defensive Driving Can Prevent Accidents and Injuries and Also Save Lives
May 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 677 677 recommendations | email to a friend
Do you know how to drive defensively? Everyone has heard about defensive driving, but what does it mean to drive defensively? It certainly behooves drivers to find out because knowing and following...
Real Personal Injury Law Cases in NY: $73k Payout
Apr 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1099 1099 recommendations | email to a friend
A story told by car accident victim in the NY Area: When I was 11 years old, I was in a car with my father, having some bonding moments while driving to fill up gas in the New York area. We were ha...
Dr. Mary Rorro, The “Violin Doc,” An Exclusive Interview
Apr 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 391 391 recommendations | email to a friend
An interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena She was nicknamed “The Violin Doc” in a book by Lisa Wong entitled “Scales to Scalpels, Doctors Who Practice the Healing Arts of Music and Medicine;”  a talen...
How about positive news for a change
Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 960 960 recommendations | email to a friend
Tired of the same news 24/7-Investigations, allegations, sexual harassment charges, what hat Melania is wearing, Trump always always denying everything. It really is sickening all over the news nig...

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Being present and alive
New York is such a busy city that often when I am in the thick of my life I fail to notice it's endless magic. It's truly a treasure trove of wonderful places and people that you can't find anywher...
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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New manufacturing building to open at Navy Yard
Site expected to create 700 to 1,000 jobs
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Monitor Museum updates on design for shoreline restoration
The Greenpoint Monitor Museum is moving full steam ahead on its project to restore the ecological shoreline at its proposed site after years of deterioration. Last Wednesday evening, the museum org...
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Losing an unconventional love
I have written in this space about my personal life before, and I do so because I think we can all relate to each other in more ways than we realize. Also because I believe it is very important to ...
Jun 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Advocacy groups want “fair” L train mitigation plan
With the L train shutdown less than a year away, community and advocacy groups are urging the city and MTA to release a final mitigation plan. Nearly a dozen organizations, ranging from environment...
Jun 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trailblazing NYPD detective hangs up her badge
Michele Randall-Williams led security for notable officials
Jun 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Go Green! festival brings sustainability and community together
Dozens gathered at McCarren Park last Saturday for the 11th annual Go Green! Brooklyn Festival. The event was first launched in 2008 by Town Square as the first Earth Day festival in north Brooklyn...
Jun 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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A place of one's own
This Memorial Day, I was invited by some friends to help clean up a garden space they are building, revitalizing a space in a parking lot with their landlord's permission. When I arrived, I could n...
May 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Library finds new way to be “instrumental” in Brooklyn
Patrons can now borrow music instruments for eight weeks
May 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Breaking the Code
When I went to my first North Brooklyn neighborhood meeting in 2006, I remember sitting there in deep embarrassment, wondering if I belonged there. I thought momentarily about leaving, but I didn't...
May 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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After two shootings, Bushwick Houses looks to heal
Community talks gun violence, safety at meeting
May 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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L train riders brace for impending shutdown
MTA, DOT host town hall on mitigation efforts
May 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grand Street BID hosts tour of retail spaces
Connects property owners to potential new businesses
May 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Limiting hotels in M-1 zones a good idea
This past week at the Community Board 1 meeting, we had a presentation from the city on a new opportunity to improve the approval system for hotel developers who want to build in industrial zones. ...
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bushwick residents, leaders rally for senior housing
Back plan to build 15,000 new affordable units
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