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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 | 127 127 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 | 344 344 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 | 570 570 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 | 226 226 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 | 1181 1181 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 | 1132 1132 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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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 | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Katie Denny Horowitz, North Brooklyn Parks Alliance
Although Katie Denny Horowitz is new to the role of executive director at the North Brooklyn Parks Alliance, she’s not new to north Brooklyn or open space advocacy. Denny Horowitz, who started the ...
Jul 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yocasta Polanco, PS 112
In every participatory budgeting cycle since 2015, PS 112 in Dutch Kills has won at least one project. In Cycle 5, the school won a $500,000 playground upgrade. The following year, it won $450,000 ...
Jun 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bill Manolios, Bryant High School
Bill Manolios started off his career as a teacher at William Cullen Bryant High School in Long Island City 24 years ago. His teaching journey took him to other schools in different boroughs, but wh...
Jun 18, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 235 235 recommendations | email to a friend
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Victoria Adler, Clean Energy Queens
A new group in Queens is hoping to make the borough a model for clean energy. Clean Energy Queens, which was co-founded just two months ago by Victoria Adler, is an offshoot of the Sierra Club. Adl...
Jun 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 396 396 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jack Esterson, Think! Architecture & Design
Syracuse native Jack Esterson was raised to always give back and help others. “My parents instilled that in me,” he said. “My politics are very much aligned with that.” He graduated from Pratt Inst...
Jun 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 651 651 recommendations | email to a friend
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Antoine Lewis, KIPP AMP
Growing up in Baltimore, Antoine Lewis always had access to playgrounds. Some were beautiful and complete, while others were just a swing set or a broken-down basketball hoop. “We would put up a cr...
May 28, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martin Maher, Brooklyn Parks Commissioner
When Martin Maher was named the new Brooklyn Parks Commissioner in February 2017, he had already registered 18 years as the chief of staff for the Brooklyn office. A longtime veteran of the Parks D...
May 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 867 867 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dr. Do Lee, Biking Public Project
Dr. Do Lee, a visiting lecturer of urban studies at Queens College, has been thinking a lot lately about his father, who passed away this year. He recalls hearing stories about his parents when the...
May 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 877 877 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joseph Robles, St. Nicks Alliance
When the School Settlement Association, the oldest settlement house in Brooklyn, ran into some difficulties, the North Brooklyn community group St. Nicks Alliance took it under its umbrella. Accord...
May 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 680 680 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lonnie Glover, Spring-Gar Civic Association
Last year, Springfield Gardens resident Lonnie Glover retired from the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) after a 28-year career. But if you ask him how his retirem...
Apr 30, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marcus Longmuir, Jackson Heights Immigrant Solidarity Network
The Jackson Heights Immigrant Solidarity Network formed more than two years ago when an undocumented member of the community was facing separation from their family. “It was one of those situations...
Apr 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 922 922 recommendations | email to a friend
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Terrenze Rienton, Youth Coordinator
The Jackson Heights-based organization Ugnayan Youth for Justice and Social Change organizes young Filipinos ages 14 to 21. “We connect them to different social justice movements, and give them the...
Apr 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 288 288 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jessica Arrocho, Advisory Board Member
As a longtime member of the Woodhull Hospital Community Advisory Board, Bushwick resident Jessica Arrocho sees her role as the voice of the neighborhood. The board represents the views of the commu...
Apr 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 327 327 recommendations | email to a friend
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LaToya Meaders, Brownsville Community Culinary Center
The Brownsville Community Culinary Center achieves two goals with one innovative program. As a 40-week nonprofit culinary training program, BCCC prepares participants between the ages of 18 and 34 ...
Apr 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 983 983 recommendations | email to a friend
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