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"Sunny Days and Sleepless Nights": A Brooklyn author born in Italy tells his story through his poems...
Mar 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Tiziano Thomas Dossena’s collection of award-winning selected poetry is titled “Sunny Days and Sleepless Night.” The author, born in Milan, Italy, spent his high school (John Jay H.S.) and college ...
NYC Poster Printing: The What, Why & How
Mar 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
 Posters are a simple an effective method of advertising your product or service. It can be useful for small business and large corporations alike. They are less expensive than other forms of adver...
The Use of Social Media in Personal Injury Litigation in New York
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
by Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Attorneys Using Social Media as Evidence in Personal Injury Claims For many, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are as much a part of their lives as a phone, computer...
What Does Your Lawyer Need to Prepare for Your Workers’ Compensation Hearing?
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 210 210 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP   New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers What Does Your Lawyer Need to Prepare for Your Workers’ Compensation Hearing? If you’ve been injured...
Best Business Practices When Screening Applicants with Criminal Records
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans & Associates When an applicant with a criminal record applies for a job at your company, the screening can become complicated. You cannot make your decision based on any typ...
Bifurcated Trial System In Suffolk County & Nassau County Can Favor Defendants
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Palermo Tuohy Bruno, P.L.L.C. The Bifurcated Trial System Recently, we discussed how a century old rule barring mention of liability insurance may actually create bias in a jury, favoring a...
What Kinds of Employment Records Does Your Business Have to Keep?
Mar 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans There is a lot of administration involved with running a business, and sometimes you wonder what records to keep and how long you have to keep them. The EEOC ( Equal Employment O...
Spare Yourselves The Agony By Avoiding “Divorce the Hard Way”
Mar 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 291 291 recommendations | email to a friend
While no divorce is ever easy, some divorces are the epitome of divorce gone wrong. Rational thinking is absent and emotions become explosive. As the crazy side of yourself and your partner emerges...
Texting While Driving in New York
Mar 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 297 297 recommendations | email to a friend
by Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Have You Been Texting and Driving? Texting while driving in New York is against the law. In fact, 46 states ban texting while driving and two more states have a pa...
Shortcuts To A Green Card & Permanent Residence Laws
Mar 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 271 271 recommendations | email to a friend
Green Card: A green card allows the holder to legally reside, work and study in the United States. They have more permanency to them than visa, but don't allow full voting rights like a US citizen....

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Bishop Loughlin marks 165 years in Brooklyn
Alumni, faculty and students recently celebrated the 165th anniversary of Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School at a ceremony held on the Clinton Hill campus. “We understand this is a living institu...
Oct 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Value of reporting crime
As I mentioned last week, there have been a series of attacks on people in our neighborhood over the last month. I began to organize around it after reading many posts on social media, different pe...
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Concerned Greenpoint neighbors discuss recent attacks, safety solutions
A string of recent assaults on women in northern Brooklyn has left local residents on edge and concerned for their safety. After rumors about a rape spread on social media, more than 70 neighbors a...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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New green roof debuts with fall festival
Thanks to the effort of local environmental groups, wildlife in Greenpoint now has a new space to thrive. On Saturday afternoon, more than 150 residents and community organizations gathered to cele...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Protestors shut down meeting on Pfizer site redevelopment
Protestors shut down a public hearing over the proposed redevelopment of the former Pfizer site at 249 and 344 Wallabout Street in South Williamsburg last week. Over 100 individuals occupied the au...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Look out for each other
This week has left me feeling rattled and unsafe, especially as I learned about the assaults on two women just a few blocks away from my house. I have always felt mostly safe in this neighborhood, ...
Sep 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Upstart loses district leader race to longtime incumbent
Greenpoint activist weighs running for office again
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MTA prepares commuters for L, M train shutdowns
For many Ridgewood and Bushwick residents, the daily commute is already difficult. It likely requires more than one train, even a bus or two depending on where you live. But thanks to dire infrastr...
Sep 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Protecting freelancers
Today I was chatting with a teacher who swears by the affordable housing lottery. She was telling me that she applies to all of them and has actually gotten into two. She also hires teaching artist...
Sep 13, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Poll shows strong approval for streetcar proposal
So far, so good, for the proponents of the Brooklyn-Queens Connector (BQX) streetcar. A new poll conducted by Global Strategy Group found that nearly three-quarters of voters living along the propo...
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students, teachers protest LIU Brooklyn lockout
Labor dispute disrupts first week of fall semester
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Activist challenges longtime incumbent in district leader race
A Democratic primary in Brooklyn is pitting an activist and political newcomer against an entrenched 32-year incumbent. Emily Gallagher, a community leader who has advocated for several key issues ...
Sep 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don't ignore gas
I heard a story this weekend from a friend about a very scary incident in her building. She had been noticing a sour smell in her apartment on and off for months, but she was unsure what it was. Sh...
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Activist challenges longtime incumbent in district leader race
A Democratic primary in Brooklyn is pitting an activist and political newcomer against an entrenched 32-year incumbent. Emily Gallagher, a community leader who has advocated for several key issues ...
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NAG tests neighborhood soil for lead contamination
North Brooklyn’s industrial past means current residents may have toxic soil right in their backyards. Last Saturday at the McCarren Park Farmers Market, neighbors had a chance to see just how cont...
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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