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THE WEED TRUTH: Recreational Use of Marijuana, even if legalized in New York, Can Still Get You FIRED!
Mar 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
Let’s face it, the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in New York State appears a foregone conclusion.  Both the state Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo are negotiating whether to in...
You’ve Just Been Terminated. Do You Think it Was it Because of Your Age?
Mar 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
here May be a Good Change in the Law on the Horizon Author:   Cafaro Verdicts Older people (and “older” is subjective term), who cannot afford the luxury of retirement, are at a much higher risk of...
Luke Perry Dies at 52 of Massive Stroke
Mar 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Webperseverance.com Luke Perry dying of a massive stroke shocked many people. He was a beloved actor known for his roles in   90210   and more recently in the series   Riverdale . It is hard...
Will NYC Pass a Paid Vacation Bill?
Mar 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
Two Weeks of Employee Paid Vacation A paid vacation bill is under consideration and Mayor De Blasio has made a pledge to support the bill. It appears the NYC Earned Safe and Sick Time Act will serv...
The Italian Cookie Comes With A Smile. An Interview Of The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition’s Winner Tina Zaccardi.
Mar 07, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 208 208 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena  For all the friends who had the fortune to taste Tina Zaccardi’s cookies, cakes, and pies, it was not such a big surprise that she had won “The Great American B...
Marijuana Legalization in New York
Mar 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 217 217 recommendations | email to a friend
Governor Cuomo Is Supporting the Legalization of Marijuana If the legislature passes the Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act, Governor Cuomo believes it could generate $300 million in revenue a ye...
All Parks in Queens NY
Mar 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 251 251 recommendations | email to a friend
A great resource of almost  all (372) parks in Queens NY . Parks can be filtered by Neighborhood, Facilities, and Size.   Each park has an address and a link to Google Maps. To get a holistic view ...
Are Dehydration and Malnutrition a Form of Nursing Home Neglect?
Mar 01, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
Dehydration and Malnutrition in New York Nursing Homes Dehydration and malnutrition are one of the most common types of nursing home abuse. What Is Dehydration? Dehydration is rapid loss of body fl...
Website Accessibility: ADA Lawsuits Against Websites Go Mainstream
Feb 25, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 254 254 recommendations | email to a friend
More Lawsuits Are Emerging to Pursue ADA Violations Website accessibility based on the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) became an issue for the Beyonce website. Media outlets featured articles ...
What You Should Know about Nursing Home Abuse in New York
Feb 25, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 258 258 recommendations | email to a friend
New York State Laws on Nursing Home Abuse Nursing home abuse often occurs due to understaffing or occurs with nursing homes that hire individuals who are unqualified or inadequately trained. Underl...

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Rachel Nager, Brooklyn Legal Services Corp. A
With the rapid change and development going on in Brooklyn, tenants have often faced mounting pressures and even illegal harassment from landlords. That’s when Rachel Nager, a staff attorney with B...
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 614 614 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jason Ferreira, Foodtown Supermarket
Foodtown Supermarket, located at 76-10 37th Avenue, is a community staple in Jackson Heights. Originally a Shop Wise market, it was taken over by the family of Jason Ferreira in 1997. They started ...
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 620 620 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tony D., Williamsburg Native
On the opening day of the McCarren Park Pool, Tony D. was lining up among the swarming teenagers who were ready to take a break from the heat. But unlike the rest of the hundreds of locals on line,...
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 644 644 recommendations | email to a friend
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Johnny Perez, Urban Justice Center
If going to prison is bad, serving time in solitary confinement is even worse, especially the effects it has on a person’s mental health. Johnny Perez, 37, spent 13 years in jail, including three i...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 614 614 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carlo Scissura, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
Like many New Yorkers, Carlo Scissura was born to immigrant parents. His parents came from Italy and settled in Bensonhurst, where they opened up a restaurant. Scissura said he remembers working at...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 611 611 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lara Beaty, LaGuardia Community College
The ongoing battle between the Professional Staff Congress (PSC), the union representing CUNY faculty and staff, and elected officials in Albany has affected many people. Perhaps none are hurt more...
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 569 569 recommendations | email to a friend
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Father Kavungal Davy, St. Anthony-St. Alphonsus Church
At 6 a.m., Father Kavungal Davy, pastor for St. Anthony-St. Alphonsus Church in Greenpoint, wakes up to go for a morning run. Having grown up in a village in India, Davy is used to a lot of fresh a...
Jun 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 576 576 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jimmy Heath, Jazz Musician
Few people in the world can say they’ve played music with jazz legends Louis Armstrong and Dizzy Gillespie, but that rings true for longtime Corona resident Jimmy Heath. Heath, an NEA Jazz Master h...
Jun 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 567 567 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cynthia MacDonald, St. Mary’s Hospital for Children
Cynthia MacDonald had only two hours of sleep. The registered nurse at St. Mary’s Hospital for Children worked the night before from 7 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. By the time she left the hospital to go home...
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 567 567 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shane Vereen, Giants Running Back
Shane Vereen is a leading presence on the football field. The New York Giants running back has already won a Super Bowl with his previous team, the New England Patriots, and is now entering his sec...
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 527 527 recommendations | email to a friend
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Willis Elkins, Co-Chair/Newtown Creek CAG
Wednesday night’s meeting of the Newtown Creek Community Advisory Group (CAG) in Greenpoint got a bit heated. After a state Department of Health (DOH) official presented a study that concluded ther...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 536 536 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rob Hennessey, “King of Forest Hills”
When Verizon workers were on strike in Forest Hills, most demonstrators were wearing red, the main color of the company. One man stood out from the pack. That man was Rob Hennessey, who was sportin...
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 535 535 recommendations | email to a friend
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Skip LaPlante, Ridgewood Artist
They may be common items for everyday people, but for Ridgewood artist Skip LaPlante they’re musical instruments. LaPlante, a composer originally from the suburbs of Boston, takes items like forks,...
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 519 519 recommendations | email to a friend
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Susan Browning, Executive Director/Northwell Health
Since September, Susan Browning has been implementing new changes to the hospital to keep up with the needs of the community. Browning, born and raised in Woodside, entered healthcare administratio...
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 517 517 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ralph Barberio - Distribution Manager, CMMB
Growing up in the Queensbridge Houses in Long Island City, Ralph Barberio used to walk over to the Variety Boys & Girls Club back when it was just the Boys Club. “I lived in the Boys Club,” Barberi...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 512 512 recommendations | email to a friend
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