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How to Clean a Diamond Ring the Right Way
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 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 | 60 60 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 | 106 106 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 | 606 606 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 | 684 684 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 | 675 675 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 | 1027 1027 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 | 996 996 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 | 941 941 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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Working through the plateaus
For me, the most exciting time of spring is when you first begin to notice the new buds on the branches. Tiny bumps slowly untwist into flowers that shock and delight us, or leaves that last all su...
Apr 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Cuomo challenger endorses Jumaane Williams
Brooklyn councilman running for lieutenant governor
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Brooklyn rallies after death of Saheed Vassell
Police kill Crown Heights man carrying metal pipe
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How to tell if your landlord is illegally harassing you
I am heartened by the efforts being made by our community to fight for the preservation of our rent-stabilized buildings. However it's important to know that much of the work that predatory real es...
Apr 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials warn about “Punish A Muslim Day” threats
Pols, organizations visit local mosques, biz to ensure safety
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Williamsburg NYCHA buildings to receive repairs
Two public housing developments in Brooklyn will receive long-awaited and much-needed repairs after years of neglect. The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) announced last week that Independen...
Apr 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Threat to history
I don't want to bury the lede this week, so I'll just write up front that drastic changes are afoot with respect to two historic properties in the heart of Greenpoint, and I'm very concerned. Paper...
Mar 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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BP report calls for more funding for parks
Study calls for more amenities, care from users
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Restraining order issued on Broadway Triangle development
Brooklyn housing groups claim temporary victory
Mar 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Groups unveil vision plans for Newtown Creek, Flushing waterways
Recommends 135 projects to improve accessibility, resilience
Mar 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents want gates around Greenpoint Playground
Young families with children are pushing for the Parks Department to install gates for the two entrances at Greenpoint Playground. Dupont Street resident John Whiteman said he has requested gates s...
Mar 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Masters of Brooklyn
As you may recall, last week I did a short profile of Irene Klementowicz, a major environmental activist in Greenpoint, in honor of Women's History Month. Unfortunately, not all of our neighborhood...
Mar 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Living History in Greenpoint
When thinking about Women's History Month, I can't help but think of Greenpoint. So many of the most vital and important fights in Greenpoint's history, especially it's environmental history, have ...
Mar 14, 2018 | 2 2 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parks opens registration for NYC Senior Games
Third annual competition to run from May 7-11
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Call for action after two children killed in crash
Push for tougher penalties, 9th Street redesign
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