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Has Your Loved One Been the Victim of Nursing Home Neglect?
Feb 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
How Does Neglect Differ from Abuse? Finding out whether your parent, relative or friend has been the victim of nursing home neglect is vital for their wellbeing. Sadly, many elderly people are in s...
Matter of Van Patten—Undue Influence
Feb 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Probate Administration | Wrongful Actions There are certain basic legal requirements when a person transfers property, conveys a power of attorney or establishes a plan for the distribution of an e...
Legal Concerns for New York Restaurant Owners
Feb 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re opening a new restaurant in New York City or the surrounding area, there are certain legal requirements you must put in place. You will need to choose a business entity and get your licen...
Certain questions are taboo for employers to ask in a job interview. The most obvious ones are questions that could be regarded as discrimination. If you ask these types of questions, you could be held liable if a discrimination lawsuit is brought against you. Do not ask questions that intimate at anything to do with age, race, color, national origin or birthplace, religion, disability, genetic information, gender/sex or marital/family status/pregnancy. (EEOC)
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2019 Is Here with New Salary Thresholds The New York State overtime salary threshold draws the line between exempt salaried workers, who must be paid for overtime, and those non-exempt workers, who...
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Trump supporters still in denial-Why?
Jan 25, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 295 295 recommendations | email to a friend
How many Americans   are Pro Trump today, January 25, 2019?   It is hard to imagine, whether those who are still supportive of Trump knowing all the evidence put out so far, like how many staffers ...
Leo Vadalà’s “Some Grief, Some Joy” Will Move The Reader...
Jan 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 372 372 recommendations | email to a friend
Review by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Historical fiction  is a literary genre in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past. The term is commonly used as a synonym for the  historical n...
The Ever Changing World of Web Design & Websites
Jan 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 484 484 recommendations | email to a friend
A Brief Look Back and Look Forward at Websites It's a fact that the world of web design and websites is ever changing. New improvements in design and technology emerge all the time. Can you imagine...
How Important Is ADA Compliance for Your Website?
Jan 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 727 727 recommendations | email to a friend
ADA Non-Compliance and The Beyonce Website Lawsuit According to the   Hollywood Reporter , the lawsuit alleges that visually impaired users do not have equal access to the website’s products and se...
Assault Injuries and Premises Liability — Negligent Security, Muggings, Sexual Assault Long Island
Jan 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 406 406 recommendations | email to a friend
Is a Property Owner Liable for Your Assault Injuries? Negligent security is a category of law that falls under premises liability. It refers to the property owner’s negligence in maintaining secure...

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Mayor gives BQX streetcar the green light
Sunset Park removed in revised route for streetcar
Sep 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Nets player provides haircuts for kids
Partners with Clinton Hill barbershop for event
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State lawmakers introduce bill to end MCIs
Legislation would eliminate program for tax credits
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DUMBO’s historic district marker unveiled
One of New York City’s most historic neighborhoods now has the signs to commemorate its legacy. DUMBO, an important industrial waterfront district in the city’s development, was designated a histor...
Aug 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 138 138 recommendations | email to a friend
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Resisting the institutions
Recently, I was visited by a close friend of mine who moved out of the neighborhood about four years ago. He and I were neighbors for about ten years before that, and were truly two peas in a pod. ...
Aug 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dilan goes on offensive in debate with Salazar
At the beginning of their 20-minute debate on NY1 last week, State Senator Martin Malave Dilan, the incumbent, accused challenger of Julia Salazar of going negative in her campaign. “When you’ve ju...
Aug 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor on L train shutdown: We got you
De Blasio to take 'war room' approach to transit problems
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Playing at politics
After the 2016 election, my political club's membership jumped from about 40 people to over 200. It was an exciting and shocking time. I started to get friend requests from folks I had never met, o...
Aug 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn community celebrates waste equity bill
Eases trash burden on three New York City regions
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Brooklyn pol: living while black isn’t a crime
Introduces bill to increase penalties for racially based 911 calls
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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 | 45 45 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...
Aug 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 54 54 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 | 48 48 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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