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How Dangerous Is Texting While Driving Compared with Drunk Driving?
Oct 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
Why Texting While Driving May Be More Dangerous than DWI It may come as a surprise that texting while driving is more worrisome to the majority of drivers than drunk driving. This is true despite t...
What the New Anti-Sexual Harassment Law Means for NY Employers
Oct 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 212 212 recommendations | email to a friend
Is There Liability You Could Face that You Did Not Face in the Past? The NYS new anti-harassment law has a number of sweeping changes. For one, it applies to all protected classes under New York Hu...
OPENING A FRANCHISE BUSINESS DOESN'T GUARANTEE SUCCESS
Oct 04, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 301 301 recommendations | email to a friend
INTERVIEW WITH RIDGEWOOD REAL ESTATE BROKER Anthony Carbi Look at Taco Bell they have Beefy Fritos Burrito for $1.00 dollar. We are talking about maybe half of the $3.49 cents as a profit. Or $1.74...
Oct 04, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 262 262 recommendations | email to a friend
Example you rent a store for $6,000 dollars. You still have to pay electric, heat, water and at least two salary’s for someone to open and close the place besides serving customers weekly. So now y...
HOW CAN A BUSINESS/FRANCHISE OWNER MAKE MONEY TODAY?
Oct 04, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 304 304 recommendations | email to a friend
Example you rent a store for $6,000 dollars. You still have to pay electric, heat, water and at least two salary’s for someone to open and close the place besides serving customers weekly. So now y...
Register Now for Fall Dance in Forest Hills!
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1151 1151 recommendations | email to a friend
The fall session of children's dance classes at the Commonpoint Queens Central Queens School of Dance begins this Sunday, September 15. Space is still available in our Sunday Ballet/Tap class for 5...
Elevator Accident: New York Premises Liability Law
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1106 1106 recommendations | email to a friend
Tragic Elevator Accident from a Legal Perspective A fatal elevator accident occurred at a 23-story Manhattan apartment building near the end of August. The elevator malfunction killed a 30-year old...
Falls from Ladders Can Result in Serious Injury or Death
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1107 1107 recommendations | email to a friend
Safety Tips from OSHA to Avoid Falling from a Ladder Falls from ladders are the leading cause of death in the construction industry. In fact, according to   OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Adm...
The Van De Water Law Firm, P.C. Opens New Office
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1098 1098 recommendations | email to a friend
The Long Island firm has relocated its office to Woodbury, New York Press Release - updated: Sep 11, 2019 20:28 EDT WOODBURY, N.Y., September 11, 2019 (Newswire.com) - The Van De Water Law Firm, P....
Details of the NY Anti-Sexual Harassment Law for 2019
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1001 1001 recommendations | email to a friend
The New NY Anti-Sexual Harassment Law: What Employers Should Know Additional New York State anti-sexual harassment law protections came into existence in August 2019. Under the new law, sexual hara...

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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 | 1119 1119 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols wrangle concessions in congestion
Now that’s how you do politics! Congestion pricing was included as part of this year’s budget, which means that within a couple of years, drivers will be paying a fee to enter Manhattan with their ...
Apr 10, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 436 436 recommendations | email to a friend
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Councilman in harass tangle
So it ain’t so, Barry! Councilman Barry Grodenchik is being accused of making a female staffer feel uncomfortable. According to her, he greeted her with a hug and kiss, which he apparently didn’t d...
Apr 10, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 474 474 recommendations | email to a friend
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For one day, congestion pricing created congestion
It sure was crowded on the other side the Queensborough Bridge in Manhattan on Sunday, and we’re not sure congestion pricing would have helped. In fact, it was the cause. Several elected officials ...
Mar 26, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1132 1132 recommendations | email to a friend
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Who’s your public addy?
Here’s a question you won’t hear in any other city: Who is your public advocate? But in New York City, we are lucky that we have just such a post, so who is our public advocate? Well, that’s curren...
Mar 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 865 865 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Hero' is just another word for 'sandwich'
The political winds are fickle in New York City, goslings! A new Siena College poll out this week reveals that two-thirds of New York State voters now would gladly hand over $3 billion to Amazon if...
Mar 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 351 351 recommendations | email to a friend
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Where there’s smoke, there’s fire
Or rather, where there’s a smokehouse, there’s a business owner who is really upset with his local councilman. Amazon’s decision to suddenly abandon HQ2 sent shockwaves through the city’s business ...
Mar 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 370 370 recommendations | email to a friend
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Williams bests 16 in special election
Just 9 percent of the city’s voters turned out for last week special election for public advocate, were you one of them? In other words, in a city of over 8 million people, the person next in line ...
Mar 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 696 696 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parsing the numbers in the special election
We hope that you all made it out for the dry run of the election for public advocate, prepping for the real thing to start all over again in a couple of months. And the whole endeavor only cost tax...
Feb 27, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 411 411 recommendations | email to a friend
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With Amazon, the sign was always there
It’s going to be a long time before the outrage and/or celebration - depending on which side of the issue you sit - dissipates over Amazon’s decision to drop its plans to open a new campus in Long ...
Feb 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 473 473 recommendations | email to a friend
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PLanning for February 26
Last week, we shared a sample version of the bingo card...um, ballot...for the crowded special election for public advocate last this month. Well, this week we have the real thing so you can plan o...
Feb 13, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 448 448 recommendations | email to a friend
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Half of New Yorkers down on Cuomo
Blame failing mass transit, blame upstate financial scandals, blame his own smug attitude...but whatever it is, voters are increasingly dissatisfied with Governor Andrew Cuomo. A new poll from Sien...
Feb 13, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 449 449 recommendations | email to a friend
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Katz Gets Dems, Caban Gets Dem Socialists
Borough President Melinda Katz is poised to get the Democratic Party’s endorsement in her bid to replace Richard Brown as Queens district attorney, getting the nod over Assemblyman Rory Lancman and...
Feb 13, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 457 457 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candidate alleges “snakey” behavior by BOE
The ballot for the February 26th special election to fill the public advocate post vacated by new state attorney general Letitia James has been set, and it's a crowded field. In all, the list has b...
Feb 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 500 500 recommendations | email to a friend
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You could say it's been a 'long' run
After 30 years as head of the New York State Conservative Party, Michael Long announced that he would be stepping down. The party will hold elections next month to replace him. Long was born in Bro...
Jan 29, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 492 492 recommendations | email to a friend
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