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How Dangerous Is Texting While Driving Compared with Drunk Driving?
Oct 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Why Texting While Driving May Be More Dangerous than DWI It may come as a surprise that texting while driving is more worrisome to the majority of drivers than drunk driving. This is true despite t...
What the New Anti-Sexual Harassment Law Means for NY Employers
Oct 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
Is There Liability You Could Face that You Did Not Face in the Past? The NYS new anti-harassment law has a number of sweeping changes. For one, it applies to all protected classes under New York Hu...
OPENING A FRANCHISE BUSINESS DOESN'T GUARANTEE SUCCESS
Oct 04, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 206 206 recommendations | email to a friend
INTERVIEW WITH RIDGEWOOD REAL ESTATE BROKER Anthony Carbi Look at Taco Bell they have Beefy Fritos Burrito for $1.00 dollar. We are talking about maybe half of the $3.49 cents as a profit. Or $1.74...
Oct 04, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 199 199 recommendations | email to a friend
Example you rent a store for $6,000 dollars. You still have to pay electric, heat, water and at least two salary’s for someone to open and close the place besides serving customers weekly. So now y...
HOW CAN A BUSINESS/FRANCHISE OWNER MAKE MONEY TODAY?
Oct 04, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 175 175 recommendations | email to a friend
Example you rent a store for $6,000 dollars. You still have to pay electric, heat, water and at least two salary’s for someone to open and close the place besides serving customers weekly. So now y...
Register Now for Fall Dance in Forest Hills!
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1123 1123 recommendations | email to a friend
The fall session of children's dance classes at the Commonpoint Queens Central Queens School of Dance begins this Sunday, September 15. Space is still available in our Sunday Ballet/Tap class for 5...
Elevator Accident: New York Premises Liability Law
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1082 1082 recommendations | email to a friend
Tragic Elevator Accident from a Legal Perspective A fatal elevator accident occurred at a 23-story Manhattan apartment building near the end of August. The elevator malfunction killed a 30-year old...
Falls from Ladders Can Result in Serious Injury or Death
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1085 1085 recommendations | email to a friend
Safety Tips from OSHA to Avoid Falling from a Ladder Falls from ladders are the leading cause of death in the construction industry. In fact, according to   OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Adm...
The Van De Water Law Firm, P.C. Opens New Office
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1068 1068 recommendations | email to a friend
The Long Island firm has relocated its office to Woodbury, New York Press Release - updated: Sep 11, 2019 20:28 EDT WOODBURY, N.Y., September 11, 2019 (Newswire.com) - The Van De Water Law Firm, P....
Details of the NY Anti-Sexual Harassment Law for 2019
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 982 982 recommendations | email to a friend
The New NY Anti-Sexual Harassment Law: What Employers Should Know Additional New York State anti-sexual harassment law protections came into existence in August 2019. Under the new law, sexual hara...

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Benya Valencia, Centro Corona
As a member and leader of the community organization Centro Corona, Benya Valencia has been working to raise political awareness about the conditions people in their community live in. “We try to e...
Oct 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mike Moreno, Friends of Ditmars Park
Mike Moreno started Friends of Ditmars Park four years ago, right around the time his son was born. One day while at the park, he saw Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas walking around the Astoria playg...
Oct 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Euni Chang, Library Manager
A few weeks before the grand opening of the new Hunters Point Library, branch manager Euni Chang and her staff hosted a three-hour outdoor event for the community. The children’s librarian hosted s...
Oct 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Antonio Hart, Jazz Musician/Professor
On October 5, the Antonio Hart Quintet will perform original and standard compositions at Flushing Town Hall. A few days later, the band will hit the road and head to Taiwan to play in the Taichung...
Sep 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shannon Rudd, Cycling Advocate
As a college athlete, Shannon Rudd won multiple national championships as a goalie in field hockey and lacrosse. After she began working some stressful jobs in New York City, she needed a new athle...
Sep 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amy Tse, NYC Residents Alliance
More than one year ago, a group of Chinese-American parents concerned about the proposed elimination of the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT) came together to discuss the issue. They ...
Sep 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ingrid Gomez, QUIP
After Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s groundbreaking victory in 2018, progressive energy in Queens reached new heights. Out of that blue wave, a number of left-leaning community groups and...
Sep 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 319 319 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hillary “Scout” Exter, Empire Dragons NYC
Being part of a team is always a cherished experience for athletes. But for Hillary Exter, being a member of Empire Dragons NYC is even more special. Founded in 2009, Empire Dragons NYC is New York...
Aug 27, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 611 611 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dalvanie Powell, United Probation Officers Association
Dalvanie Powell attended CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in the 1980s with the intention of becoming an attorney. But upon graduation, the school sent her resume to several law enforcemen...
Aug 21, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 689 689 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charles Yoon, KAAGNY
Since its founding in 1960, the Korean American Association of Greater New York, an umbrella organization and grassroots group, has represented the interests of Korean-Americans in the tri-state ar...
Aug 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 347 347 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joel Berg, Hunger Free America
As CEO of Hunger Free America, a nationwide anti-hunger direct service and advocacy group, Joel Berg is one of the country’s foremost experts on the issue. The Manhattan-based nonprofit, formerly c...
Aug 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 755 755 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jimi Otulaja, Afropunk Volunteer
When the Afropunk Festival made its debut at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in 2005, it attracted young people across the borough and the city. One of them was Coney Island native Jimi Otulaja...
Jul 31, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 636 636 recommendations | email to a friend
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Geoffrey Elkind, Civic Association President
Geoffrey Elkind has lived in Ridgewood for the last 15 years. For the past five years, he has been on the board of the Ridgewood Property Owners and Civic Association. This year, he’s taken his inv...
Jul 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 806 806 recommendations | email to a friend
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Janice Melnick, Park Administrator
For the last seven years, Janice Melnick has served as the administrator for Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. A 35-year employee of the Parks Department, Melnick’s responsibilities include keeping the...
Jul 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 782 782 recommendations | email to a friend
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Korin Tangtrakul, SWIM Coalition
As an environmentalist, Korin Tangtrakul wears many different hats. She’s a stormwater technician for the New York City Soil and Water Conservation District. Tangtrakul is also a steering committee...
Jul 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 801 801 recommendations | email to a friend
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