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Using Our Schools to Curb School Shootings
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Cindy Silver-LeClaire Access to Counseling and Instilling Values are Key to Addressing Culture of Violence Once again, we are collectively stunned, watching reports of a number of high scho...
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Recovers $700,000 in a Settlement Prior to Trial
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP recovered $700,000 for a 43-year-old Asian male sign installer in a settlement prior to trial. The sign installer fell from a 16-foot extension ladder at a renovation...
Surrogate Court Gives Lifetime Promise Priority Over Will
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps the most common way to transfer property upon death in the State of New York is through a valid will or trust.   What happens, though, if you’ve entered into a binding contract to transfer ...
Job Termination: What Should You Know?
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
Frequently Asked Questions About Job Termination Deciding to fire or layoff an employee is often a tough decision. Sometimes employees have adverse reactions and retaliate if they believe the termi...
Jamie Lynn Macchia, From Miss New York To The Campaign For #MoreThan4: A Young Woman On The Path Of Success.
Feb 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
  Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Jamie Lynn Macchia is a 26-year-old Magna Cum Laude graduate of Wagner College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Arts Administration and Marketing. While in...
Court Limits Scope of Release Involving Estate and Trust Accounting
Feb 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 190 190 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bonnie Lawston   |   Feb 7, 2018   |   Estate Administration It’s pretty common procedure for a fiduciary to a trust to obtain a release, with the objective of waiving the fiduciary’s obligati...
HELPING RESTAURANT OWNERS NAVIGATE THE NEW YORK LABOR LAWS
Feb 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 219 219 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans   | Feb 7, 2018 |   Employment Defense Attorney FAQ for Restaurant Owners For restaurant owners, who are busy running their day-to-day business, New York Labor laws can seem li...
When Should You Hire a Personal Injury Law Firm to Handle Your Accident Case?
Feb 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
If you have been in an accident and suffered serious injury, there is a good likelihood that you have considerable expenses involved with your recovery — hospital bills, doctor bills, rehabilitatio...
SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE: GUIDANCE FOR EMPLOYERS
Jan 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 412 412 recommendations | email to a friend
Anti-Harassment Policies and Complaint Procedures Your employment attorney can assist you with the wording for an anti-harassment policy, especially if you are currently dealing with harassment iss...
What Are Weather Related Accidents?
Jan 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 485 485 recommendations | email to a friend
Weather related accidents are something to be concerned about, and statistics back up this fact. According to the   U.S. Department of Transportation , weather related crashes are accidents that ta...

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CPI-E vs. CPI-W
Dear Editor: California Representative John Garamendi's introduction of the CPI-E Act of 2017 makes sense. This bill would require the use of the Consumer Price Index for the Elderly (CPI-E) instea...
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 376 376 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Bharara'-rouhaha
Dear Editor, I find quite disturbing that U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara was fired as part of the Trump's administration house-cleaning efforts, which I think was a bad decision. Bharara is a prosecut...
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 377 377 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unchecked hatred
Dear Editor, Prejudice is rampant fueled by the open hatred that defines the major political parties. There has always been discrimination in America. The outrage of foreign migrants to America inc...
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 270 270 recommendations | email to a friend
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CO2 denier
Dear Editor, Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, said he didn’t think carbon dioxide was a major contributor to global warming and that we need to do more review and anal...
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 290 290 recommendations | email to a friend
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Just another study
Dear Editor, The MTA allocated $5 million at the request of Mayor Bill de Blasio to initiate a feasibility study for the Utica Avenue subway extension. Two years later, the MTA has yet to issue a r...
Mar 14, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 291 291 recommendations | email to a friend
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On the brink
Dear Editor, With the Syrian civil war still raging and Iran and North Korea testing ballistic missiles, the international situation continues to deteriorate. The world is at a very precarious poin...
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 324 324 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump speech
Dear Editor, Republicans call it a "home run" when Donald Trump addresses both houses of Congress, doesn't soil his pants, doesn't criticize the "fake news," successfully reads off a teleprompter, ...
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Praise for women
Dear Editor, I would like to applaud all the women who marched on March 8 for equal rights. International Women's Day highlighted the economic power and significance that women have in the U.S. and...
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Defecting Dems
Dear Editor, IDC really stands for "Integrity Doesn't Count," and the eight traitors who bolted their party are Democrats in name only. They put personal gain ahead of party loyalty and point their...
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 283 283 recommendations | email to a friend
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RIP Helen Marshall
Dear Editor, Former Queens borough president Helen Marshall was a true fighter for the people of her borough. She never stopped pushing for the things that she felt our borough needed. She improved...
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 288 288 recommendations | email to a friend
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Car sick
Dear Editor, At Northern Boulevard and the Clearview Expressway there are five auto dealerships, a body shop, and transmission business. Nowhere else in northeast Queens do you have such a saturati...
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JFK's legacy
Dear Editor, This is the centenary year of the birth of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States. Thirty-eight days into his presidency, Kennedy signed an executive order cr...
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Homeless solution
Dear Editor, Once again, communities are protesting the city's plan to dump the homeless into hotels in their neighborhoods. Many empty state mental health hospitals are languishing throughout the ...
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 275 275 recommendations | email to a friend
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Required reading
Dear Editor, Many people are reading the dystopian novel 1984 these days to see if they can find clues about where our country is headed under President Trump. But the book they should be looking a...
Feb 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 462 462 recommendations | email to a friend
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President Pence
Dear Editor, Rationale thought of the Trump presidency would indicate that this is really the beginning of the Pence presidency. Bookies must have odds on Trump either being impeached or resigning ...
Feb 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 402 402 recommendations | email to a friend
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