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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 | 152 152 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 | 685 685 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 | 508 508 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 | 1059 1059 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 | 998 998 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 | 938 938 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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On the loss of Kasia's
On the Friday before Christmas, before I drove to my parents house in Rochester, I set my alarm early to go to Kasia's. It was the restaurant's last day. Kasia's has been in the neighborhood for 31...
Dec 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhull unveils new LGBT health center
The LGBT community in Brooklyn now has a new, safe place to access health care services. Hospital executives at NYC Health+Hospital/Woodhull joined First Lady Chirlane McCray and Assemblywoman Mari...
Dec 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Homeowners to get $183 rebate on water bill: mayor
Homeowners throughout the five boroughs received an early holiday present from the city. Last Wednesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the New York Court of Appeals has upheld the Water Board...
Dec 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reyna to leave deputy borough president post
Former councilwoman reflects on her legacy in Brooklyn
Dec 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Upon further inspection...
Last year at Thanksgiving, my parents gave me their sedan. They told me that to them it was worth it, because they had to get so many updates to the car to get it to pass inspection that they wante...
Dec 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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MTA, DOT unveil L train shutdown mitigation plans
Pols call for adding electric buses, not diesel
Dec 19, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cooper Park Houses residents rally against housing proposal
Tenants say plan would take away parking, natural light
Dec 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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A group with a great cause
With the holidays coming up, I wanted to take the time to highlight a local organization I'm really thankful for. Last year, when I started organizing around the discontent my neighbors were feelin...
Dec 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Los Sures honors city’s Puerto Rican leaders
Community organization Los Sures honored some of the city’s top elected officials and staffers of Puerto Rican descent at a heritage celebration in Williamsburg last Thursday. Congresswoman Nydia V...
Dec 12, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public defenders rally against ICE presence in courts
Attorneys walked out after immigration agents “snatched” client
Dec 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Nets help unveil new basketball courts
Park named in honor of teen killed by police in 1994
Dec 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Co-existing with the film shoots
On Tuesday, the Community Board 1 Transportation Committee met with stakeholders of the film and television industry to talk about the impacts that the neighborhood experiences from shoots in the c...
Dec 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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PS 31 hosts Fall Festival to raise funds for PTA
The PS 31 community in Greenpoint recently hosted its Fall Festival fundraiser to collect money for the school’s enrichment programs, such as arts and chess. Despite wintry weather, the event had a...
Nov 28, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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The three types of NYers
This year I decided to forgo the visit to my out-of-town family's house for Thanksgiving and spend it here in Greenpoint. I love my family very much, but holiday travel is overwhelming and my commu...
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Oldest Brooklyn Orthodox congregation celebrates 148 years
The oldest Orthodox congregation in Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island celebrated another major milestone on November 17 at its Williamsburg synagogue. Congregation Beth Jacob Ohev Sholom welcomed it...
Nov 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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