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It’s Only Forty Years! Homecoming 2016 At Queens College
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
  Article by TIZIANO THOMAS DOSSENA It’s funny how time is relative to people and moments in their life (I know that’s not what Einstein meant, but this is possibly a variant of his theory of relat...
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers' Compensation Lawyers
Oct 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Pyrros & Serres LLP Your Rights During a Workers' Compensation Insurance Company Medical Exam When you've been hurt on the job and you file a claim for workers' compensation, one of the fir...
Beware of Insurance Company Investigators!
Oct 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Pyrros & Serres When you file for workers' compensation, it's not unusual for the workers' compensation insurance company to send out a private investigator to videotape you without your kn...
Mistakes That Could Harm A Car Accident Case
Oct 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Steve Palermo Car accident cases involving personal injury can be stressful, tedious, and confusing. They are not to be handled alone. If you’ve been injured in a car accident at no fault o...
Oct Should I Go Through My Insurance For Collision Coverage Or The Other Drivers?
Oct 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Steve Palermo If you’ve recently been in a car accident and your car has been damaged, you might be wondering how to go about covering the costs of repair. If you have collision coverage, g...
Food Waste Law Tax Incentive for Restaurant Owners
Oct 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D Hans & Associates Food waste is a problem that restaurants and other businesses in the food industry have grappled with for years. An article entitled   “It’s Time to Rethink Rest...
How Prevalent Is Sexual Harassment in the Workplace?
Oct 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
As an employer, being knowledgeable about sexual harassment and the types of challenges you can potentially face is to your advantage. With proper insight, you can take preventative measures agains...
Online Printing Vs. Local Print Shops Comparison
Oct 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
The decision between searching for an online printing service and going downtown to your local print shop can heavily depend on your priorities. It will include considering your resources, time, bu...
Where to find Mansions in Queens NY
Oct 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Owner and Listing Specialist of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . Queens is huge, both in population and land mass. As one of the absolute largest boroughs in NYC...
Allen School of Health Sciences Celebrates 55th Anniversary
Oct 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 141 141 recommendations | email to a friend
The Allen School of Health Sciences, one of the nation’s most dedicated institutions in training graduates to become successful healthcare professionals, is commemorating its 55th year. “My family ...

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Shame on you Christine Quinn!
It appears that for the Speaker of the great City Council of New York City, no mechanic currently working within the five boroughs has the skill or expertise to repair her Mercedes or Porsche or La...
Feb 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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In the end, it was all (LAT)FOR not
Well it was a nice try, at least. The Legislative Task Force on Demographic Research and Reapportionment – or LATFOR for short – released its suggestions for new State Senate districts last week, a...
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Democrats pull off a political Koo
Councilman Peter Koo this week decided to make things interesting in the world of city politics. The flushing elected official – we won't say shocked, but certainly surprised – many when he won the...
Jan 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
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We know when we're not wanted!
Don't worry goslings, we promise next week to get back to highlighting the foibles and escapades of our elected officials, but these darn old photos from our archives have been so stinkin' popular ...
Jan 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mystery man makes second appearance
About two months ago, we ran this ribbon-cutting photo that we discovered in our archives. The photo didn't have any information attached to it, so we asked our readers if they could help us figure...
Jan 06, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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Who do you "like" for borough president?
Let the race for Queens Borough President get officially underway! Sure, nobody has announced their candidacy yet, but if there's activity on Facebook, well that's good enough for us. Last week, a ...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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Turner already moving on to bigger things?
Say it ain't so, Bobby-O! According to a press release from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Bob Turner, who was just elected to Congress a few months ago as Anthony Weiner's replac...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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A good old-fashioned sing-a-long
Man, we never get invited to the good parties! Thanks to our morning email update from City & State First Read, we just found out that Pol Position missed out on a Congressman Joseph Crowley annual...
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Romney, Gingrich court Queens Republicans
Could the rift in the Queens County Republican Party be having ramifications at the national level? Probably not, but there were a couple of interesting news tidbits involving Queens County Republi...
Dec 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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One night, many, many years ago, a well-known New York City political reporter agreed to sit down with Pol Position and discuss local politics over a few bottles of Night Train Express Wine Coolers...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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Surprise! Marty shows up in Queens
For us here at Pol Position, Marty Markowitz is the only Brooklyn borough president we've ever known, so we don't really know how previous presidents of Kings County compare to Marty Mark's tireles...
Nov 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another who's-who from the photo archives
We decided this week to dive back into our vault of old photos and see if some of our readers can't help us make sense of them. Here's one we came across of a ribbon-cutting ceremony, and at front ...
Nov 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jeffries testing the congressional waters
Could a political neophyte – relatively speaking, of course, in the world of New York City politics – be getting ready to upset the proverbial apple cart in central Brooklyn? While he won't come ou...
Oct 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
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Should Queens GOP go in a different direction?
Why does it have to be either or, why can't it just be someone entirely new? Like we noted last week, the Queens County Republican Party is once again fighting amongst itself for control of the par...
Oct 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
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For Queens GOP, it's North vs. South
Two is always better than one, right? Well, if you're a member of the Queens County Republican Party, let's hope that's the case. Yes, the dysfunctional Queen County Republican Party, which despite...
Oct 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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A man walks with ships near Qayyara, south of MosulBy Saif Hameed BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iranian-backed Iraqi Shi'ite paramilitary groups are about to launch an offensive on Islamic State positions west of Mosul, assisting in the military campaign to take back the city, a spokesman said on Friday. The operation will target an area close to Turkey and where a sizeable ethnic Turkmen population lives, likely causing alarm in Ankara. The militias, collectively known as Hashid Shaabi or Popular Mobilization Forces, have completed preparations to move in the direction of Tal Afar, a stronghold of Islamic State west of Mosul, from their positions in Qayyara, south of the city.

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FILE - A Tuesday, July 31, 2012, photo from files of Maiya Maneza of Kazakhstan competing during the women's 63-kg, group A, weightlifting competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, in London. Three female weightlifters from Kazakhstan, Maiya Maneza, Zulfiya Chinshanlo and Svetlana Podobedova have been stripped of gold medals from the 2012 London Olympics, Thursday Oct. 27, 2016, after failing retests of their doping samples. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)MONTREAL (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency has detailed serious failings of doping control management at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, saying the system was only saved from collapsing by the "enormous resourcefulness and goodwill" of some key staff.

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Syrian rebel groups say they have launched a large-scale offensive to break the government's siege of eastern Aleppo, a contested city in the north of the country and the current focal point of the six-year ...
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