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What if My Boss Was a Strong Trump Supporter, but I voted for Hillary (or the Other Way Around)?
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro What Rights Do I Have if This Causes Me a Problem at Work ? Employees of Private Businesses: What about the First Amendment? Can’t I say whatever I want? Yes, you can say anything ...
Workers Compensation in Queens New York | Part One
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Workers Comp. by   Pyrros & Serres LLP You’ve been hurt on the job and can’t work. You’ve heard about “workers’ compensation,” but you really don’t know what it is or how it works. You’ll...
The Right to Discovery in Probate Litigation
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bonnie Lawston When someone dies with a will in New York State, that person’s estate must generally be “settled” through filings and proceedings overseen by the probate court. Referred to as p...
Employers, Protect Yourselves | 2017 Harassment Claims
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has spent considerable researching and analyzing harassment claims related to federal anti-discrimination laws. Such laws ...
Can You Be Denied Workers’ Compensation because Your Employer Pays You Off the Books?
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 160 160 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP Queens Workers’ Compensation Attorneys You have been working a job, but getting paid under the table, so to speak. You get injured on that job—now you can’t work at all! If y...
Videotaping the Execution of a Will
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Bonnie Lawston It's not uncommon, in New York and other jurisdictions, for dispossessed or unhappy heirs to allege that a will was executed under duress or undue influence. What if you vide...
Very Important News for you, If you work more than 40 hours per week for the same weekly salary
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
I work way more than 40 hours a week for the same weekly salary. My boss says that he doesn’t have to pay me anything for my overtime hours. Is this true? It depends. Under the old rule, Anyone who...
How Do Workers Feel About Overtime Pay?
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans The federal overtime rule has been put on hold, and employers are waiting to see whether the DOL will effectively appeal the injunction imposed by the U.S. District Court in...
Varför Utnyttja Raspberry Ketoner kosttillskott viktminskning?
Jan 06, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 160 160 recommendations | email to a friend
Data summeras av den amerikanska viktkontroll Info Network bestämma större än två tredjedelar av vuxna i USA som feta (68,8 procent). Det här laget, är över 35 procent tänkt på feta. Många människo...
Sammeln und halten auch Heidelbeeren und auch Einfrieren Heidelbeeren
Jan 06, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
Blaubeeren sind eine gesunde und leckere Belohnung, die Sie sofort nach der Auswahl oder Verwendung in Pfannkuchen, Muffins oder Marmeladen essen können. Es ist immer viel mehr erfreulich, wenn Sie...

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GOP leader takes aim at #angryjimmy
Quick Pol Position game: can you find and circle all of the differences between the two photos above? We would give you the answers, but we're guessing it wasn't too difficult! A member of the GOP ...
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stadning on top of NYC
We headed back to our photo archives during the holiday week, we found his photo of a group of folks standing right on top of the Panorama at the Queens Museum. If you've never had a chance to see ...
Jan 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Share your post-election thoughts
Do you live out in northeast Queens and find it inconvenient to schlep all the way into Manhattan to leave your own thoughts on post-election America in the tunnel connecting the 14th Street statio...
Dec 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Myrtle Avenue history lesson
A couple of weeks ago, we ran this photo from our archive hoping someone out there might be able to fill in some details, and last week we got help from a longtime reader identifying some of the el...
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three down, still many to go
We sifted through our archives and found this mystery photo that we ran last week asking for help identifying some of the people or even the event. Obviously, it's a groundbreaking and at the heart...
Dec 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
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Digging for info on a groundbreaking
We spent our holiday weekend recovering from our turkey hangover digging through the paper's archives and came across this photo we thought we would share with you. Obviously, it's a groundbreaking...
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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How many beeps does it take...
Oh to be a fly on the wall during this meeting of the city's five borough cheerlead..., um, we mean borough presidents. The city's five borough presidents met for lunch last week at Wave Hill, the ...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cue the circling vultures
Some City Council members may have unwittingly voted themselves out of a job when they approved that controversial, but very hefty, 32 percent pay raise for themselves earlier this year. And its no...
Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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We think we found a traffic pattern
It appears that Mayor Bill de Blasio and his administration wasn't the first to realize that pedestrians and motorists travel a dangerous road in New York City. We came across this photo while root...
Nov 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
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An ‘unidentified' fills in the blanks
We recently received a lot more information on a photo we found in our archives and ran a couple of weeks ago. Jeff Gottlieb of the Central Queens Historical Society was able to identify the politi...
Nov 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
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It's a circus in Sunnyside!
Well, not quite. It's really just a man in a lion costume standing outside Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer's office last week, but that's pretty weird, isn't it? The lone lion was part of a “protest” o...
Oct 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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A quick history lesson on NYC politics
We ran this old photo from our archives last week asking for some help identifying the suits pictured, and we got an email from old friend Jeff Gottlieb, president of the Central Queens Historical ...
Oct 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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Can you identify all ten?
It's been a few weeks since we've been to the photos archives (read: bunch of boxes with old unmarked pictures in them), and we came across this one. It looks like a collection of former Queens ele...
Oct 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jump the gun, just don't jump the shark!
Why worry about a little detail like actually getting elected before you start jumping into the political fray? We understand that candidates for political office have to outline their positions an...
Oct 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
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Group picks slick pol for Oil Slick Award
From what we know about State Senator Simcha Felder, he doesn't care much about labels. The former city councilman from Brooklyn was elected in November 2012 to the State Senate, defeating incumben...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Dome, a 180,000-square foot indoor sports facility in Anchorage, Alaska, is seen on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, three days after the thin, flexible plastic roof collapsed in the midst of a snowstorm. The facility is among others, including an old lumber mill in Oregon, the main grocery store in a small Idaho town, and a conference center in Colorado that have collapsed under the accumulated weight of snow this winter. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)BOISE, Idaho (AP) — For buildings in parts of the snow-covered U.S. West, it has become a winter where the weak do not survive.


2017-01-24 16:51:29 -0500

Citizens vote on a basketball court at a recreation center serving as polling place during the U.S. general election in Greenville, North CarolinaBy Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump stands by his belief that millions of people voted illegally in the U.S. election, the White House said on Tuesday, despite widespread evidence to the contrary. "The president does believe that," White House spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters. State officials in charge of the Nov. 8 election have said they found no evidence of widespread voter fraud and there is no history of it in U.S. elections.


2017-01-24 16:49:23 -0500

Of eight oil-dependent states tracked by S&P, only two, Montana and Texas, did not rank among the 10 weakest state economiesCrashing oil prices in recent years have helped send crude-producing US states into recession, and they are unlikely to recover significantly even if prices recover, Standard & Poor's said Tuesday. The report came as President Donald Trump moved to reverse decisions by the previous administration to block the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines. Trump also has pledged to open more areas up to exploration and production, which will cheer investors but would not necessarily help states' economic growth.


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