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How to Clean a Diamond Ring the Right Way
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 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 | 60 60 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 | 106 106 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 | 606 606 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 | 684 684 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 | 498 498 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 | 675 675 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 | 1027 1027 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 | 996 996 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 | 941 941 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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Brooklyn residents give their ideas for Bartlett Playground
Parks hosts visioning session for upcoming renovation
Nov 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rose promotion fails smell test
It was with great shock that I learned Captain Pete Rose has been promoted to Deputy Inspector by the NYPD. This is less than a year after his statement that only "true stranger rapes" were legitim...
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn school now home to a “Sing For Hope” piano
Organization aims to inspire New Yorkers through the arts
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joseph’s College prepares Thanksgiving baskets
Partners with local nonprofit to help 50 families
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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As holidays approach, Williamsburg shelter residents enjoy meal
Restaurant owner shares story of overcoming homelessness
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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PS 31 unveils new Green STEAM wing
Classrooms equipped with new technology for projects
Nov 14, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shedding some light on the holiday lights
Last night, I sat down at a bar with an old friend of mine who is a small business owner in the neighborhood. I brought up the holiday lights, how happy I was to see them, and what a nice moment it...
Nov 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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BQX advocates unveil prototype of proposed streetcar
Supporters say they need new modes of transportation
Nov 14, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
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All News is Local, Until It Isn't Anymore
Last week, my two favorite Internet news websites fell prey to a billionaire. DNAinfo and Gothamist focused on the hyper-local, the weird and the underreported topics of our local community. I am p...
Nov 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Controversial Pfizer site rezoning passes City Council
Opponents slam project as extending segregation
Nov 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bushwick landlords fined for “buying out” tenants
The landlords of three Bushwick buildings were fined $132,000 for engaging in the illegal practice of “buying out” rent-stabilized tenants, according to a legal advocacy group. Brooklyn Legal Servi...
Nov 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor allocates funds to develop Bushwick Inlet Park
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that his administration would allocate $17.5 million for the development and remediation of two parcels of parkland at Bushwick Inlet Park. One of the sites at 50 Ken...
Nov 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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PS 34 STEM program receives $2,000 grant
A Greenpoint school got a boost to its math and science program. Last week, Assemblyman Joseph Lentol and the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) announced a $2,000 educati...
Nov 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Secret History of Brooklyn's Sugar
It being Halloween week, I've been thinking deeply about spooky and scary elements of Greenpoint. Of course, we never need to look far! I've written in this space about how lucky our community is t...
Nov 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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City invests $40 million at seven health centers
Bushwick site to offer more services to local patients
Oct 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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