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Safety Tips to Avoid Motorcycle Accidents
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New York Motorcycle Accidents Attorney Motorcycle accidents frequently become high profile in summer newscasts. With more cars and motorcycles on the road, accidents tend to rise. For this reason, ...
New York City’s Ban on Discrimination for Sexual and Reproductive Health Decisions
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What Does This New Protected Class Mean for NYC Employers? New York City passed legislation that bans discrimination for sexual and reproductive health decisions. While New York City has some of th...
Why Working Off the Clock Can Be a Liability
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Working off the clock can be problematic for an employer. One reason is that time clocks or time sheets exist to document an employee’s work hours. When workers do not punch in, the book keeping of...
What Types of Swimming Pool Injuries and Accidents Can Occur?
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Avoiding Accidents at Swimming Pools Swimming pool injuries most frequently occur when the weather is hot. During the summertime in particular, going for a swim has been a favorite pastime. Althoug...
Bikini Baristas – Constitutional Law and Female Anatomy Over Coffee
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The City of Everett, Washington, got very upset with the so called “Bikini Baristas”, and passed local laws which criminalized the clothing they wear as “lewd conduct”, and enacted a dress code for...
Astoria Characters: The Red-Headed Woman With the Little Black Dog
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Susan’s originally from California. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling It’s time for a walk. In addition to a leash, Susan Joy Rippberger grabs a canvas travel case. She ...
Dr. Heating And AC Repair Chandler
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Chandler AC Repair  are a local family owned AC repair company with the reputation for fast, friendly, and personal service located in Chandler area. Looking for air conditioning technicians in Cha...
What You Should Know About Pedestrian Accidents
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Traffic Codes that Protect Pedestrians’ Rights Pedestrian accidents often occur because someone violates the right of way. New York State has traffic laws that establish pedestrians’ rights when wa...
Hazards Involved with Ladder and Scaffold Accidents
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Preventing Exposure to Ladder and Scaffold Accidents Ladder and scaffold accidents are some of the most common accidents in the construction industry. According to the Occupational Safety and Healt...
What Is Fissuring in the Workplace?
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How Fissuring Is Changing the Work Environment Fissuring in the workplace is a relatively new term. You may have heard about fissuring, a term coined by David Weil. He and Tanya Goldman in the arti...

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Alpha Donuts serves everything with a side of nostalgia
When Patty Zorbas arrived on the scene on Queens Boulevard at 3 a.m., it was hard for her to watch. A five-alarm fire completely engulfed the six stores adjacent to her own, Alpha Donuts. “When I s...
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The Artist Who Gives Animals a Human Face
Four-year-old Violet won’t eat her waffle. She’s sitting at the kitchen table staring at it like it’s going to bite her first. She escapes to the living room, searching for the remote, which as it ...
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Community groups discuss future of Flushing Bay, Creek
Experts, pols talk environmental issues, potential solutions
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Lowery Plaza to host outdoor pop-up market
For several weekends this summer, shoppers can purchase goods from local entrepreneurs and businesses at Lowery Plaza in Sunnyside. Earlier this month, the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement Dis...
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Sunnyside center receives funding for senior programs
A Sunnyside community center has received extra funding for its women’s health programming. Last week, State Senator Michael Gianaris visited Sunnyside Community Services to announce that the state...
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9/11 hero Luis Alvarez remembered at funeral
The streets of Astoria were filled with mourners last Wednesday as the NYPD, family members and friends honored the life of former detective and 9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez. Alvarez, 53, died...
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The Woman Who’s Keeping Her Son’s Memory Alive
AJ can’t be with us today, so his mother, Christine Perrelli, is going to speak for him. She promised him she would. He was her first-born. He was imaginative and intelligent. He was a dancer and a...
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Community gardens to offer refugees “new roots”
City, IRC team up to convert eyesore into asset
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Advocates celebrate “Year of the Parks”
Agency receives $43 million bump in expense funds
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Summer STEM program links kids with engineers
This summer, 50 middle school students will take part in a new six-week science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program at Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center in Corona. ...
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East Elmhurst library opens after renovation project
After more than two years of construction, East Elmhurst residents can finally visit their new and improved library branch. Last Friday, Queens Public Library and the Department of Design and Const...
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Astoria Park fireworks celebrate 35 years
Thousands of people turned out on a beautiful summer night to enjoy the fireworks show at Astoria Park last Thursday. As the sun set over the East River, attendees listened to the tunes of the Quee...
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Immigrants to Trump: you will not intimidate us
Activists stood together in Diversity Plaza in Jackson Heights in a show of unity to President Donald Trump’s threats of a mass deportation of undocumented immigrants. The president backed off an e...
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The Pilates Instructor Who Hated the Gym
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CB1 approves Northern Boulevard development
BJs, Burlington Coat Factory proposed for Plaza 48
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