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Sackstein Sacktein & Lee, LLP Sponsors the SUMAQ Peruvian Food Festival
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
August 25–26, 2018: the SUMAQ Peruvian Food Festival in Nassau County on Long Island This year, Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP takes pride in being the lead sponsor of the SUMAQ Peruvian Food Festi...
Why You Have Legal Rights in Construction Accidents Involving Falling Objects
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
Can Injured workers and families who have lost their loved ones pursue lawsuits? By December of 2017, a construction site at 61 Ninth Avenue in Chelsea had been repeatedly cited for construction co...
Company Security and Surveillance: Where Should Employers Draw the Line?
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Are Your Security and Surveillance Policies Violating Privacy Laws? Companies have the right to protect against internal theft or property destruction. They also have a responsibility to evaluate p...
Changes in New York State and NYC Sexual Harassment Laws
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Sexual Harassment: Mandatory Arbitration and Nondisclosure Agreements The NY legislature passed changes in sexual harassment law that Governor Cuomo signed into law on April 17, 2018. These laws we...
Your Rights Regarding Medical Treatment after a Work Injury
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It’s common knowledge in New York that, in the event of a work-related injury, you have a right to seek medical attention and have the costs covered by the workers’ compensation insurance provider....
Astoria Characters: The BFF of Socrates Sculpture Park
Aug 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Audrey’s the director of public programs for Socrates Park. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling A comet’s tail of hair streaking in the air behind her, Audrey Dimola power...
Honesty—The Best Policy in a Workers' Compensation Claim
Aug 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 220 220 recommendations | email to a friend
The Dangers of Overstating or Understating the Nature of Your Injury When you've been injured on the job in the state of New York, you have a right to seek workers' compensation benefits to cover y...
How to Survive as a Small Business Owner Among a Myriad of Laws & Regulations
Aug 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 247 247 recommendations | email to a friend
Laws Small Business Owners Should Know About Business laws have multiplied over the years and as a small business owner, you might feel overwhelmed because there are so many. Which laws take priori...
Astoria Characters: The Golden-Haired Triplets
Aug 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Athena Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling It is Athena Levesque who opens the door. She is wearing a white long-sleeved sweater. The importance of her subtle sartorial st...
Astoria Characters: The Classic-Car Dealer
Jul 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Peter is the owner of Gullwing Motor Cars. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling There are 170 classic cars in Peter Kumar ’s warehouse, but the one that means the most to h...

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The BFF of Socrates Sculpture Park
A comet’s tail of hair streaking in the air behind her, Audrey Dimola power-pedals to the front gate of Socrates Sculpture Park on Cherry Bomb, her single-speed Schwinn. She jumps off her burgundy ...
Aug 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOT to end Clear Curbs on Roosevelt early
A city initiative that banned curbside loading and parking on Roosevelt Avenue during rush hours is ending this week. The Department of Transportation’s Clear Curbs pilot program, which was meant t...
Aug 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Assembly candidate talks with community over coffee
Assembly candidate Catalina Cruz held a community coffee talk at Asadero La Fogata last Saturday to discuss issues in Corona. A dozen residents attended the talk and voiced a variety of concerns in...
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New bill calls for surprise inspections at water tanks
A bombshell report by the publication City & State earlier this year revealed that water tanks in New York City are not often tested and have little oversight. According to the report, less than ha...
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Library appoints new head of Langston Hughes
A local library and African-American cultural center in Corona has a new leader. Last Wednesday, Queens Library appointed Shakira Smalls as the new executive director of the Langston Hughes Communi...
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Storm cuts National Night Out short in Astoria
Astoria residents got a chance to meet officers from the 114th Precinct last Tuesday at the annual National Night Out event before it was cut short by a looming thunderstorm. Hundreds attended the ...
Aug 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Golden-Haired Catwalk Triplets
It is Athena Levesque who opens the door. She is wearing a white long-sleeved sweater. The importance of her subtle sartorial statement will become immediately clear once you see her sisters. Andre...
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Steinway library branch begins renovations
Project will improve accessibility, revamp second floor
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Hundreds attend 10th annual Kids Fun Day
Debbie Hampson still remembers the first Kids Fun Day a decade ago. The director of community program services for Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens recalled that they received a donation o...
Aug 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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O’Leary announces bid for City Council
LIC civic leader to run in 2021
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Advocates, parents celebrate World Breastfeeding Week
Urge lawmakers to pass family accommodation legislation
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East Elmhurst residents blast LGA AirTrain
Block association talks quality of life concerns
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The Owner of the Classic-Car Dealership
There are 170 classic cars in Peter Kumar’s warehouse, but the one that means the most to him is the toy parked prominently on his desk. It’s a silver Mercedes Gullwing; he bought it when he was st...
Aug 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens pols endorse Sklarz in Assembly race
Assembly candidate Melissa Sklarz received the support of councilmen Jimmy Van Bramer and Daniel Dromm last Friday in Woodside. Both City Council members announced their endorsement of Sklarz, who ...
Jul 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclist fatally struck by van in Astoria
Advocates question NYPD account that biker ran red light
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