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Local 802 – Jazz in the Afternoon November 16
Entertainment, Features, New York

Local 802 – Jazz in the Afternoon November 16

New York, NY – The Jazz in the Afternoon series  featuring some of NYC’s best musicians, returns for another memorable event with Memo Acevedo and his daughter Jacquelene Acevedo, as they present their 10-piece band, Manhattan Bridges Orchestra. The program is scheduled on Thursday  November 16, 2017 at 5:00pm.The event is taking place at Local 802 “Club…

NYC’s Failing Board of Elections
Features, Finance, New York

NYC’s Failing Board of Elections

New York, NY — New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer has released an alarming audit showing significant breakdowns in the operations of elections by the City’s Board of Elections. After the BOE’s voter “purge” came to light in April 2016, the Comptroller’s Office deployed staff to more than 150 poll sites to observe three subsequent…

Nearing Retirement but Not Slowing Down
Features, Municipal Government, New York

Nearing Retirement but Not Slowing Down

New York, NY – After 23 years working for the city of New York, Paul Spicer isn’t sure he’s ready to retire. The 65-year-old sighs and chuckles: “Maybe I’ll hold on for another year or two.”If Spicer does stay on, his colleagues and the clients he serves as a job opportunity specialist at Rider Job…

Higher Profits on Wall St.
Features, Finance, Law and Politics, New York

Higher Profits on Wall St.

New York, NY – Securities industry profits totaled $12.3 billion in the first half of 2017. “After a very successful first six months, Wall Street profits are on track to exceed last year’s level, barring a major fourth quarter setback,” New York State Tom DiNapoli said in a statement this week. “When Wall St. does well,…

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