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Safety Tips to Avoid Motorcycle Accidents
Jul 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 118 118 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jul 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jul 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
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?
Jul 10, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 231 231 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jul 10, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 559 559 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jul 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jul 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1180 1180 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jul 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 707 707 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jul 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 703 703 recommendations | email to a friend
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?
Jul 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 668 668 recommendations | email to a friend
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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Every vote counts, or does it?
If you ever paused to think about whether your vote in an election counts, the race for Queens District Attorney should answer that question. After counting some 6,000 paper ballots last week, Boro...
Jul 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em
Or at the very least try and get them to join you. That’s the strategy that Queens County Republicans are reportedly planning to employ following Tiffany Caban’s surprising victory in the Democrati...
Jul 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gianaris will face challenger in 2020
Is the day of reckoning finally here for Democrats in Albany who have started moving further and further to the left? State Senator Michael Gianaris of Astoria will face a challenger in the 2020 De...
Jun 25, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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GOP-er will move to NYC to take on AOC
Republican are so obsessed with unseating Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that they are willing to move to her Queens-Bronx district just to challenge her. Rich Valdes, a New Jersey resident...
Jun 18, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voters says three is enough when it comes to Cuomo
It’s been fun, but it might be time for it end. According to a new Siena College poll out this week, a majority of New York voters don’t think Governor Andrew Cuomo should run for a fourth term. Th...
Jun 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 217 217 recommendations | email to a friend
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If that whole City Council thing doesn't work out...
It takes more than a pretty face to be a member of the City Council, but it doesn’t mean that you can’t also have a pretty face. City Council members filed their annual financial disclosure reports...
Jun 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 319 319 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cuomo to raise dough for Katz campaign
Borough President Melinda Katz has picked up a big supporter in her bid for Queens district attorney, or at least one that has the potential to tap into some donors with deep pockets. Governor Andr...
Jun 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 577 577 recommendations | email to a friend
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Isn’t all publicity good publicity?
While Mayor Bill de Blasio’s run for president is being met with anything from disbelief to amusement to derision by his New York City constituency, it’s at least popular among one group: Republica...
May 28, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 633 633 recommendations | email to a friend
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Run some city jails that don’t exist yet
Isn’t it a little premature to be hiring for a post that technically doesn’t even exist yet? If you think the de Blasio administration hasn’t already made up its mind on whether or not to close Rik...
May 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 508 508 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cox out as head of New York State GOP
After serving ten years as state Republic chairman, Ed Cox will step down from the post in July and take a job with the Trump campaign. Even in a state as blue as New York, Republican has suffered ...
May 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 640 640 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn voters get a rare May election
Nothing stokes the ambitions of political newbies quite like a special election. The nonpartisan events mean that first-time candidates and relative unknowns don’t need to work the backrooms of the...
May 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 885 885 recommendations | email to a friend
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And bingo was the violation-O!
How much money are our seniors spending on the buy-in for an admission pack at these bingo games? They’re on fixed incomes! State Senator Toby Stavisky and Assemblyman Dan Rosenthal of Queens are w...
May 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 205 205 recommendations | email to a friend
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Run AOC: fun run or ‘fund’ run?
ALL PHOTOS: WALTER KARLING Sometimes trouble follows you, and sometimes you bring it upon yourself. Both happened to Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Saturday in Astoria. First, the troubl...
Apr 30, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 331 331 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liu talks straight on Amazon
Who says that elected officials these days only tell you what you want to hear? Last week, State Senator John Liu was invited by the Queens Chamber of Commerce to be the guest speaker at a networki...
Apr 25, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 934 934 recommendations | email to a friend
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If they happen all the time, are they really ‘special’
Perhaps we should just start calling them ‘extra elections’
Apr 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 987 987 recommendations | email to a friend
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