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What if My Boss Was a Strong Trump Supporter, but I voted for Hillary (or the Other Way Around)?
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro What Rights Do I Have if This Causes Me a Problem at Work ? Employees of Private Businesses: What about the First Amendment? Can’t I say whatever I want? Yes, you can say anything ...
Workers Compensation in Queens New York | Part One
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Workers Comp. by   Pyrros & Serres LLP You’ve been hurt on the job and can’t work. You’ve heard about “workers’ compensation,” but you really don’t know what it is or how it works. You’ll...
The Right to Discovery in Probate Litigation
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bonnie Lawston When someone dies with a will in New York State, that person’s estate must generally be “settled” through filings and proceedings overseen by the probate court. Referred to as p...
Employers, Protect Yourselves | 2017 Harassment Claims
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Author: Stephen D. Hans The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has spent considerable researching and analyzing harassment claims related to federal anti-discrimination laws. Such laws ...
Can You Be Denied Workers’ Compensation because Your Employer Pays You Off the Books?
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 150 150 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP Queens Workers’ Compensation Attorneys You have been working a job, but getting paid under the table, so to speak. You get injured on that job—now you can’t work at all! If y...
Videotaping the Execution of a Will
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Bonnie Lawston It's not uncommon, in New York and other jurisdictions, for dispossessed or unhappy heirs to allege that a will was executed under duress or undue influence. What if you vide...
Very Important News for you, If you work more than 40 hours per week for the same weekly salary
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
I work way more than 40 hours a week for the same weekly salary. My boss says that he doesn’t have to pay me anything for my overtime hours. Is this true? It depends. Under the old rule, Anyone who...
How Do Workers Feel About Overtime Pay?
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans The federal overtime rule has been put on hold, and employers are waiting to see whether the DOL will effectively appeal the injunction imposed by the U.S. District Court in...
Varför Utnyttja Raspberry Ketoner kosttillskott viktminskning?
Jan 06, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
Data summeras av den amerikanska viktkontroll Info Network bestämma större än två tredjedelar av vuxna i USA som feta (68,8 procent). Det här laget, är över 35 procent tänkt på feta. Många människo...
Sammeln und halten auch Heidelbeeren und auch Einfrieren Heidelbeeren
Jan 06, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
Blaubeeren sind eine gesunde und leckere Belohnung, die Sie sofort nach der Auswahl oder Verwendung in Pfannkuchen, Muffins oder Marmeladen essen können. Es ist immer viel mehr erfreulich, wenn Sie...

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Welfare World
Dear Editor, The City Council is weighing legislation that would pay lawyers to represent indigent men, women and children threatened with eviction in housing court. It's about time. Even those onl...
Nov 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shelter solution?
Dear Editor, When Mayor Bill de Blasio held a town hall meeting in Bayside last month with Councilman Paul Vallone, I raised my hand and was called upon by the mayor. My issue was the homeless. I r...
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Briarwood blackout
Dear Editor, The attack on Patrick Gorman outside his apartment building at the corner of Queens Boulevard and Main Street in Briarwood on June 26, which led to his death on the same day, has just ...
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Trump speech
Dear Editor, Donald Trump’s charges of a rigged election and his aversion to being labeled a loser in anything he undertakes means he will very likely not concede if he loses the presidential race....
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Kudos to John Adams
Dear Editor, Congratulations to Global Kids and the administration and staff of John Adams High School in Ozone Park for adding a meditation room for students to get in touch with their spiritual l...
Nov 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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Honor our vets
Dear Editor, November 11 is a day to think about our honored veterans. For 240 years, they have fought to defend those freedoms we hold most dear. These veterans who have served our nation did so w...
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Clinton's free ride
Dear Editor, In the October 27th issue, Ed Horn's wrote a letter about Donald Trump not paying taxes and his supposed indifference to Americans. Mr. Trump did not pay, that is true. What he did may...
Nov 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vote your mind
Dear Editor, Fellow Residents of Maspeth, Bill de Blasio gave us the homeless, despite our protests. Hillary Clinton will give us refugees. Don't protest, vote! Sincerely, Ronald P. Wortman Maspeth
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Foreseeable demise
Dear Editor: Following the re-election of President Barack Obama, the Republican Party concluded that it had to widen its appeal or forfeit winning a national election. Though there was much discus...
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Right to vote?
Dear Editor, It has always been my understanding that the purpose of an absentee ballot was to serve disabled people, shut-ins and deployed military people far from the convenience of a polling pla...
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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General critique
Dear Editor, While much of the press and public continue to focus on the sex scandals surrounding Donald Trump, other important topics, such as Trump's constant praising of two controversial WW II ...
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phone solution
Dear Editor, It was found that Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones can catch fire, and therefore they were banned from aircrafts in the United States. I think that this problem can be solved. What ab...
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harsh realities
Dear Editor, Charges that some of Hillary Clinton's State Department staff took the Fifth Amendment and received immunity fails to convey the truth. Attorneys fearing for their clients will require...
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oh no, Mangano!
Dear Editor, Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano, wife Linda and Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto were arrested last week on corruption charges. If convicted, this will be a sad day for resid...
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back on track
Dear Editor, Remember back in 2005 when George W. Bush was in charge? There were constant stories about mismanagement and ineptitude regarding FEMA. Now? You don't hear about such problems. Why? Be...
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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Venus Williams of the US celebrates her Australian Open quarter-final win over Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, in Melbourne, on January 24, 2017Age-defying Venus Williams says she is living the dream after making yet another Grand Slam semi-final Tuesday, setting up an all-American clash against a rampant Coco Vandeweghe. The 36-year-old powered past Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-4, 7-6 (7/3) and into her third Australian Open semi, while Vandeweghe stunned French Open champion Garbine Muguruza 6-4, 6-0 in a blitz of big hitting. Just trying to live the dream," Williams said of her longevity, after becoming the oldest woman since a 37-year-old Martina Navratilova at Wimbledon 1994 to make a Slam semi.


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The mother of a missing 18-year-old woman places her hand to her head after viewing the scene where her daughter's car careened off the road Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, on Niles Canyon Road near Fremont, Calif. The unidentified woman's car plunged into rushing waters after colliding with another vehicle on Saturday and is suspected as being in the submerged vehicle. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sunshine and rainbows alternated with thunderclaps, downpours, snow and hail on Monday as the last in a trio of storms broke up over California after flooding roads and homes and trapping people in swamped vehicles.


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People walk in the rain as they get off the ferry after traveling from Manhattan to Brooklyn in New York, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. Millions of people from the mid-Atlantic through New England were being advised to hunker down as a nor'easter moves up the coast. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)NEW YORK (AP) — From California to the Deep South to the Northeast, millions of Americans were contending with death and destruction from damaging January weather. Flooding, high winds and suspected tornadoes have rousted people from their homes. A deadly storm system tore across the Deep South, a nor'easter lashed the East Coast and rainfall records fell in California.


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