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Using Our Schools to Curb School Shootings
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Cindy Silver-LeClaire Access to Counseling and Instilling Values are Key to Addressing Culture of Violence Once again, we are collectively stunned, watching reports of a number of high scho...
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Recovers $700,000 in a Settlement Prior to Trial
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP recovered $700,000 for a 43-year-old Asian male sign installer in a settlement prior to trial. The sign installer fell from a 16-foot extension ladder at a renovation...
Surrogate Court Gives Lifetime Promise Priority Over Will
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps the most common way to transfer property upon death in the State of New York is through a valid will or trust.   What happens, though, if you’ve entered into a binding contract to transfer ...
Job Termination: What Should You Know?
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
Frequently Asked Questions About Job Termination Deciding to fire or layoff an employee is often a tough decision. Sometimes employees have adverse reactions and retaliate if they believe the termi...
Jamie Lynn Macchia, From Miss New York To The Campaign For #MoreThan4: A Young Woman On The Path Of Success.
Feb 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 166 166 recommendations | email to a friend
  Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Jamie Lynn Macchia is a 26-year-old Magna Cum Laude graduate of Wagner College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Arts Administration and Marketing. While in...
Court Limits Scope of Release Involving Estate and Trust Accounting
Feb 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 202 202 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bonnie Lawston   |   Feb 7, 2018   |   Estate Administration It’s pretty common procedure for a fiduciary to a trust to obtain a release, with the objective of waiving the fiduciary’s obligati...
HELPING RESTAURANT OWNERS NAVIGATE THE NEW YORK LABOR LAWS
Feb 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 235 235 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans   | Feb 7, 2018 |   Employment Defense Attorney FAQ for Restaurant Owners For restaurant owners, who are busy running their day-to-day business, New York Labor laws can seem li...
When Should You Hire a Personal Injury Law Firm to Handle Your Accident Case?
Feb 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
If you have been in an accident and suffered serious injury, there is a good likelihood that you have considerable expenses involved with your recovery — hospital bills, doctor bills, rehabilitatio...
SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE: GUIDANCE FOR EMPLOYERS
Jan 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
Anti-Harassment Policies and Complaint Procedures Your employment attorney can assist you with the wording for an anti-harassment policy, especially if you are currently dealing with harassment iss...
What Are Weather Related Accidents?
Jan 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
Weather related accidents are something to be concerned about, and statistics back up this fact. According to the   U.S. Department of Transportation , weather related crashes are accidents that ta...

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East River State Park friends group launched
On Saturday, May 5, a new nonprofit group, Friends of the East River State Park (FERSP), officially launched to serve the Williamsburg and Greenpoint neighborhoods. In conjunction with “I Love My P...
May 16, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York Food Book Fair
The first-ever New York Food Book Fair was held this past weekend in the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg. There were over 50 participants and 15 panels covering a diverse cross section of the literary ...
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community unites to improve Cooper Park
Councilwoman Diana Reyna, the Department of Parks and Recreation, Open Space Alliance of North Brooklyn, and over 100 volunteers including a Boy Scouts Troop from the Brooklyn Chapter of the Arrow ...
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council members tour Maspeth industrial businesses
City Council members from the Committees on Small Business and Economic Development toured businesses in the Maspeth Industrial Business Zone last Friday, May 4, in an effort to reach out to manage...
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tour of Williamsburg offers look back at yesterday
A view of the former St. Catherine's hospital site, former factories and a history of the Greenpoint hospital site are just some of the reference points visitors on the Discover Williamsburg (Green...
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Go Green! Greenpoint Festival goes on despite rain
Despite some clouds and a quick burst of rain, Town Square’s Go Green! Greenpoint Earth Day Festival was a bright event, filled with activities, vendors, and this year, art installations and even t...
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Gearing up for Greenpoint Earth Day Fest
The fifth annual Go Green! Greenpoint Earth Day festival will be held at McCarren Park this Saturday, and promises many of the same activities as the previous years, only – according to the festiva...
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Williamsburg to get new music venue
A century-old former sawdust factory will soon be converted into yet another music space for Williamsburg. Located at North Sixth Street and Wythe Avenue, the proposed facility will be built for pe...
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bushwick Community High gets last-minute reprieve
Taken off closure list just hours before final vote
Apr 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lentol honored for animal activism
Assemblyman Joseph Lentol received The Humane Legislator of the Year award in recognition for introducing bills last year aimed at increasing penalties for spectators whose admission fees and gambl...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Downtown Brooklyn economy to grow by billions
The Downtown Brooklyn Tech Center will grow to a $5.85 billion a year industry, an 87 percent increase from the current $3.13 billion, supporting more than 61,000 jobs by 2015, according to a recen...
Apr 25, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Museum explores Keith Haring's artistic journey
As part of its continued effort to expose urban art, an exhibit featuring the early work from New York City's beloved pop-artist Keith Haring is decorating walls from floor to ceiling in the Brookl...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Using arts to revolutionize child care
After launching a small business in a close-knit community in Brooklyn, Kristina Wilson is changing the way parents view child care. Her company, Sitters Studio, incorporates the arts into baby-sit...
Apr 19, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Expect a jam-packed Northside Festival
The annual Northside Festival, which brings together music, art, film and entrepreneurship with hundreds of bands and artists at various venues around Williamsburg and Greenpoint, returns this June...
Apr 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fatal fire in Bushwick
A 17-year veteran firefighter was killed by apparent heart failure while fighting a three-alarm fire on Flushing Avenue in Bushwick on Monday, April 16. Lieutenant Richard A. Nappi, 47, of Engine C...
Apr 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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