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SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 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 | 14 14 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 | 367 367 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 | 422 422 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 | 407 407 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 | 173 173 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 | 891 891 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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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 | 10 10 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 | 22 22 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 | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor announces plan to protect loft tenants
Advocates prepare for push in Albany
Oct 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Levin defends record in office at City Council debate
Challenger Cambranes goes after incumbent on privatization
Oct 31, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parents meet local educators at annual SchoolFest
In 2008, Susan Anderson was looking into pre-kindergarten programs in north Brooklyn for her son. She remembered feeling “absolutely overwhelmed” by the number of choices available. “The New York p...
Oct 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials break ground on new Greenpoint Library, education center
In 18 months, the residents of Greenpoint will finally get their new and improved library and environmental education center. On Monday afternoon, elected officials joined library leaders, communit...
Oct 24, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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#metoo is Just the Beginning
Many of us have been overwhelmed by the recent “#metoo” campaign, where women across social media shared their experiences with sexual harassment and beyond. This was eye-opening for many, who thou...
Oct 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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McGolrick Park dog run users voice their approval
Now that the renovated McGolrick Park dog run is open, dog owners have given their stamp of approval. Last year, funded by the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund (GCEF), the Horticultural Soci...
Oct 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maker Park disrespects North Brooklyn past, present & future
Last week, a fellow community member brought to light an Instagram account operated by the artist advocating for Maker Park. The account was filled with photos of the advocate and his two friends w...
Oct 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nonprofit group distributes professional attire for men
As young men walked by a rack of dress shirts and a table full of ties and socks on Myrtle Avenue in Fort Greene, Kevin Livingston stopped them to ask if they knew how to tie a tie or wanted a shir...
Oct 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Playing with fire
This morning I am reading coverage of the forest fires in California and in Oregon, and I am thinking about how easily and quickly these things occur. I know, because this weekend I was camping jus...
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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McGolrick Park dog run is complete
GCEF showcase set for Saturday
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Annual Greenpoint 5K cancelled
An annual 5K race to raise money for athletics programs at St. Stan’s in Greenpoint was cancelled this year. Frank Carbone, representing the organizing committee for the “Get to the ‘Point!” 5K run...
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Brooklyn’s Troop 26 celebrates newest Eagle Scouts
Honorees discuss impact of organization on their lives
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