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SO WHAT’S THE DEAL WITH OVERTIME AND WHY AREN’T I GETTING IT?
May 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 313 313 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: The Van De Water Law Firm, P.C. Overtime Pay in New York Many employees in New York are eligible for overtime pay if they work more than 40 hours per week. Unless an employee has a job that...
Should You Hire Interns?
May 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 337 337 recommendations | email to a friend
New York Laws that Govern Paid and Unpaid Interns Some businesses hire interns or take on unpaid interns. This may seem like a good idea, and the costs of paying an intern are usually less than a r...
Statistics Tell the Story of Why Texting While Driving Causes Accidents
May 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 427 427 recommendations | email to a friend
by John Fazzini   Statistics Tell the Story of Why Texting While Driving Causes Accidents Forty-eight states (all except Missouri and Montana) have banned texting while driving for all drivers. Mis...
What Does Your Geographic Location Have to Do with SEO?
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 575 575 recommendations | email to a friend
Location Based Marketing When you do a search, what do you type into the search box? Well, it depends on what you’re searching. If you’re going to purchase something from an online store, you proba...
Tips to Prevent Bicycle Accidents in the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Long Island
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 534 534 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Safety Prevention for Bike Riding New York City has numerous bicycles on the road, and as time goes along, the number continues to increase. The   DOH (Departmen...
Preventing Swimming Pool Injuries
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 538 538 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP   What Are the Risks for Swimming Pool Injuries? As warmer weather arrives, swimming pools become a favorite form of recreation for people across the country. Ho...
Biometrics and Employee Identification
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 497 497 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans New York City Has Proposed a Biometrics Privacy Law Biometrics is a new technology identification system being used by a variety of industries for various purposes. The primary...
What is the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA)?
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 504 504 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans New York Passed GENDA in January, 2019 With the passage of GENDA, LGBTQ youth and transgender individuals have protection against discrimination and harassment based on New Yor...
#MeTOO? A Guide to What Exactly Constitutes Sexual Harassment in New York
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 495 495 recommendations | email to a friend
As brought to light during the course of the #MeToo movement, it is illegal to harass an employee or even a job applicant in New York State due to that person’s sex or gender.  However, some of the...
A Vietnam Veterans wish for this Memorial Day 2019
May 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 560 560 recommendations | email to a friend
Photos Of The Vietnam War: The Real Story   David Ralph Retuya The Vietnam War is one of the most bloody and controversial wars in U.S history. To stop the rapid spread of the Soviet political infl...

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Dillon on Dillon
Last month, we ran a photo of a poster we found on the side of a newspaper box advertising a congressional candidate named James J. Dillon, with little other information. After some Internet sleuth...
Sep 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 723 723 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Origins of St. Nicks, Part II
Last week, we shared part of an email we received from Michael Rochford, executive director of St. Nicks Alliance in north Brooklyn, who helped us fill in a lot of the details surrounding this unda...
Sep 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 709 709 recommendations | email to a friend
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The origins of St. Nicks Alliance
A couple of weeks ago we shared this undated photo from the archives with our readers, requesting any information they may be able to provide. A number of people identified the man in the middle as...
Aug 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 760 760 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Council hopeful is breaking the chains
When Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras-Copeland announced that she would be stepping down from her Queens City Council seat, she really laid the groundwork for this year's most contentious primary race...
Aug 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 749 749 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mystery challenger to Crowley?
It looks like someone is going to be facing a challenger for their congressional seat this year! Of course, we don't have any idea who that incumbent might be. We spotted this poster last week on a...
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 734 734 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reverend Vetro & Cousin Brucie
We ran this photo from our archives last week, asking for help identifying the people in the photo with former assemblyman Vito Lopez (far right). Two readers, Pauline Ruggiero and Bobby Scheer, re...
Aug 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 785 785 recommendations | email to a friend
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Assemblyman Vito Lopez and...
We were rooting through our photo archives again, and found this undated photo among them. We recognize at least one person at this check presentation, and that is the man on the far right. He is, ...
Aug 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 785 785 recommendations | email to a friend
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Getting to the bottom of Crazy Eddie
A couple of week ago we ran this undated photo we found in our archives and asked our readers for ideas on what might be going on. Well, a number of you emailed with information on Crazy Eddie, wit...
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 827 827 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Hall moves operations to Queens
Mayor Bill de Blasio has been taking his administration on the road, decamping city offices to one of the city's outer boroughs for a week, focusing on issues important to that borough and holding ...
Jul 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 842 842 recommendations | email to a friend
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Because $100,000 is a whole lot more than nothing
Last week, we touched on the somewhat peculiar race for City Council between Councilman Peter Koo and challenger Alison Tan. Tan is the wife of Assemblyman Ron Kim, who is (was?) a member in good s...
Jul 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 809 809 recommendations | email to a friend
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'The better half' challenging Peter Koo
There's a number of City Council members this year who are not only facing Republican challengers, but also challengers from within their own party. To name a few, there is Jen Berkley, who is runn...
Jul 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 840 840 recommendations | email to a friend
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Massey’s decision all about the Benjamins
It appears that big money has claimed another mayoral candidate. Republican candidate Paul Massey stunned political insiders when he announced last week that he, too, would be dropping out of the m...
Jul 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 803 803 recommendations | email to a friend
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Who is Crazy Eddie?
We were digging around our archives again this week and came up with this beauty. We have no idea who “Crazy Eddie” is or what he did to make these nice ladies so angry that they felt the need to p...
Jun 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 772 772 recommendations | email to a friend
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Massey's support comes with no strings
We guess there's no hard feelings about that whole “endorsing my opponent” thing! Last week, we wrote about the choice of some rank-and-file members of the Queens County Republican Party to buck th...
Jun 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 821 821 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens GOP members buck leadership
The Queens County Republican Party can't seem to get on the same page...again. The county party, led by former congressman Bob Turner, officially announced its support for mayoral candidate Paul Ma...
Jun 20, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 793 793 recommendations | email to a friend
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