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SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
As the weather warms up, people take to the road and want to spend more time outdoors. In particular, an increasing number of bicyclists and pedestrians join the thoroughfares, and motorists need t...
Employee Salary Histories
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
Can Employers Ask Employees About their Salary History? On May 4, 2017, the New York City Council passed a bill that limited what an employer can ask job candidates about their salary history, comp...
What Employers Should Know About the New York Women’s Equality Act
Apr 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Clarifications for Employers for Women in the Workplace In June of 2014, the Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York signed amendments to the New York State Human Rights Law, which bolstered civil rights...
Wish You Had a Case Against Harvey Weinstein? Maybe Not
Apr 05, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
The parent company of Weinstein Co.filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware on March 20, 2018. Before that, Eric Schneiderman, the New York Attorney General, had filed a lawsuit again...
How Does the New York Compassionate Care Act Affect Employers?
Apr 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 383 383 recommendations | email to a friend
The New York Compassionate Care Act (NYCCA) protects patients who are certified to use medical marijuana from being subject to criminal or civil marijuana charges. We live in an age where some stat...
MORE ABOUT EMPLOYEE WAGE DEDUCTIONS
Mar 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans As an employer, have you ever wondered if a wage deduction you made was legal? New York Labor Law establishes what is legal and what is not for wage deductions. If you have que...
RESTAURANT INDUSTRY: FAQS ABOUT TIPS
Mar 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 284 284 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans Owners in the restaurant industry often have questions about tips. As a restaurant owner, it’s important to know your rights and responsibilities regarding tips so you can avoi...
A Renaissance Woman In New York City. Interview With LindaAnn LoSchiavo
Mar 18, 2018 | 2 2 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
  An interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena She is the optimal example of a  Renaissance woman  and a  New Yorker  combined: humble but determined, soft spoken but direct, with a genial attitude not u...
Can Your Family Have Access to Your E-Mail after Your Death?
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 947 947 recommendations | email to a friend
In today's electronic world, the idea of property has changed dramatically. In the past, when you were putting together an estate plan, the only intangible property that might be a part of it was c...
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Settles $1.3 Million for Construction Worker Injury Prior to Trial
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP successfully negotiated a $1.3 million settlement for a 41 year-old Asian male construction worker, who was injured while performing asbestos removal work at an upsta...

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A Summer Splash
Hot weather brings locals to the pool
Jul 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hoops tourney helps local non-profits
Local non-profit groups took their fundraising efforts to the hardwood on Saturday to raise money for organizations that serve low to moderate income families of North Brooklyn. Churches United For...
Jul 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crest Fest 2012
Jul 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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In McCarren Park, the water is just fine
Pool reopens after 28 years of sitting empty
Jul 05, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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125th Giglio Feast returns to Williamsburg
It's that time of year again in Brooklyn. Our Lady of Mount Carmel and San Paolino Dinola is gearing up for its annual Giglio Feast from July 5 through July 16, with a special feature in store to c...
Jun 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Traffic light goes up at Withers intersection
The intersection of Woodpoint Road and Withers Street in Williamsburg is going to get a little bit of color – red, yellow, and green to be exact. “We have been waiting a long time for this light,” ...
Jun 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Waterfront greenway through Brooklyn has a plan
City unveils full proposal at benefit gala
Jun 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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City fails to deliver on parks promised in 2005
Residents rally, pols grill city officials at hearing
Jun 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tenants rally against rent hikes at Bedford Gardens
Elected officials joined tenants of Bedford Gardens, an affordable housing complex located at 114 Taylor Street in Williamsburg, to protest a proposal to increase rents by 19 percent. The increase ...
Jun 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nassau Avenue to change direction
The Department of Transportation (DOT) anticipates that a reverse of the traffic flow on Nassau Avenue from one-way westbound to one-way eastbound will begin in or around the week of June 25. Since...
Jun 20, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Nicks celebrates 30 years of senior services in Greenpoint
St. Nicks Alliance, a non-profit group dedicated to economic and housing development in North Brooklyn, celebrated the 30th anniversary of its affordable senior residence building Jennings Hall on ...
Jun 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Making 888 connections in Taiwan
Brenda Zlamany, a Williamsburg-based artist, spent half of 2011 forming close bonds with Taiwanese natives through sketching and watercolor portraiture. With the help of her Mandarin-speaking daugh...
Jun 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fight club: new gym devoted to MMA opens in Brooklyn
Gracie Academy offers comprehensive approach to training
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MTA increases L train service
The L train got a boost this week, as the MTA added seven round trip trains to its Sunday service, 11 on Saturdays and 16 during peak and off-peak hours on weekdays. State Senator Daniel Squadron c...
Jun 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rats infesting Nassau Avenue during reconstruction project
Rats are beginning to take over Nassau Avenue and nearby streets since the city’s reconstruction project began in April, residents and business owners said. Assemblyman Joe Lentol wrote a letter ur...
Jun 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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