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How to Clean a Diamond Ring the Right Way
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
If you have been struggling to sell diamonds for top price, the chances are that you’ve been cleaning your ring incorrectly. Remember nothing can sell diamonds quite like that shiny sparkle and lus...
Texting and Driving FAQs
Jun 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
Texting and Driving Is the Most Alarming Form of Distracted Driving Texting and driving includes reading text messages, emails or online material or writing or composing messages on a mobile device...
Misclassifying Workers as Independent Contractors
Jun 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
How Would Your Small Business Fare with the IRS for Worker Status? Did you know that misclassifying workers is one of the top problems that small business owners face? Many small businesses hire in...
Do Your Work Policies Discriminate Between Men and Women?
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 607 607 recommendations | email to a friend
One Set of Rules for Men and a Different Set of Rules for Women Having company policies that discriminate between men and women can be lethal for an employer in today’s work environment. If you hav...
Social Media: Should You Use Social Media in an Internal Investigation?
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 685 685 recommendations | email to a friend
Investigating Employees Through Their Social Media Accounts Social media can provide a lot of information about people’s lives. Why would an employer want to know what an employee is doing through ...
Adolph Caso, a voice for Italian Americans, decries the attacks on Columbus
May 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 508 508 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena I met Adolph Caso the first time at the International Book Show in New York City and he struck me as a person who loves books more than anything in the world. On...
Defensive Driving Can Prevent Accidents and Injuries and Also Save Lives
May 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 677 677 recommendations | email to a friend
Do you know how to drive defensively? Everyone has heard about defensive driving, but what does it mean to drive defensively? It certainly behooves drivers to find out because knowing and following...
Real Personal Injury Law Cases in NY: $73k Payout
Apr 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1059 1059 recommendations | email to a friend
A story told by car accident victim in the NY Area: When I was 11 years old, I was in a car with my father, having some bonding moments while driving to fill up gas in the New York area. We were ha...
Dr. Mary Rorro, The “Violin Doc,” An Exclusive Interview
Apr 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 998 998 recommendations | email to a friend
An interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena She was nicknamed “The Violin Doc” in a book by Lisa Wong entitled “Scales to Scalpels, Doctors Who Practice the Healing Arts of Music and Medicine;”  a talen...
How about positive news for a change
Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 938 938 recommendations | email to a friend
Tired of the same news 24/7-Investigations, allegations, sexual harassment charges, what hat Melania is wearing, Trump always always denying everything. It really is sickening all over the news nig...

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To mothers
Dear Editor, Mother's Day is fast approaching and is a time to remember mothers both near and far. Some of our mothers have passed on, but are still near and dear to our hearts. My own mother passe...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 314 314 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pope & Trump
Dear Editor, CNN reported President Donald Trump's first foreign trip will include visits to Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican. The Catholic newspaper The Tablet, quoting the Holy See, confirmed...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 277 277 recommendations | email to a friend
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No justice
Dear Editor, A jury on Long Island recently found Cesar Gonzales-Mugaburu not guilty of sexually abusing his foster sons over a period of 19 years. This was the first time he had been prosecuted de...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 338 338 recommendations | email to a friend
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We need BQX
Dear Editor, I live in Queens but work in Brooklyn as a lead concierge. Every weekend I have to take multiple trains going through Manhattan because it’s the only way to get to Brooklyn from Queens...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 286 286 recommendations | email to a friend
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Abolish Co-ops
Dear Editor, The primary loss of the affordable housing stock in 153,000 rent-stabilized apartments from 1994-2012 in Ne York City has been due to co-op conversions, whereby the petty bourgeoisie b...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 278 278 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Loosie' proposition
Dear Editor, Mayor Bill de Blasio's proposal to raise the cost of a pack of cigarettes from $10.50 to $13, just like past increases, will not discourage consumption. The growth of illegal street co...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 285 285 recommendations | email to a friend
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Delusional GOP
Dear Editor, Is Edward Riecks really that concerned with Hollywood (“Moving Out” - 4/27)? Does he really think President Donald Trump and his "elite swamp dwellers" can better relate to the middle ...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 269 269 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gone too soon
Dear Editor, Another Bravest at the FDNY has died in the line of duty. Firefighter William Tolley sought only to save lives and to protect property. Tolley was dedicated to the FDNY and to the City...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 284 284 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spectrum stinks
Dear Editor, I'm glad my councilman, Rory Lancman, joined IBEW Local 3 workers on the picket line when their union went on strike against Spectrum on March 28. They're protesting Spectrum's elimina...
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 337 337 recommendations | email to a friend
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Using influence
Dear Editor, Should Mayor Bill de Blasio want to implement acceptance of the MTA Metrocard for a free transfer between bus, subway and ferry, all he has to do is use his influence. For starters, he...
Apr 25, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 365 365 recommendations | email to a friend
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Help the homeless
Dear Editor, Poverty seems to be increasing in our neighborhoods, but what can we do? I was recently in the Glen Oaks Village shopping area and saw men and women, young and old, begging. Some I spo...
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 337 337 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mass hysteria
Dear Editor, First it was Amtrak that was unable to restore service to Penn Station. Then last week the entire subway system was crippled during Friday's morning commute by an electrical problem. W...
Apr 25, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 379 379 recommendations | email to a friend
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Moving out?
Dear Editor, Can someone advise me if any of the Hollywood celebrities who promised to leave the country in the event Donald Trump was elected president have actually done so? To the best of my kno...
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 365 365 recommendations | email to a friend
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McCarren Pool
Dear Editor, As I regular participant in the community swimming scene and a resident of Williamsburg, I spent time this summer collecting signatures for a petition urging the Parks Department to ut...
Apr 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 422 422 recommendations | email to a friend
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Caving to Big Tobacco
Dear Editor, As a volunteer for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), I was shocked to learn the New York State Senate, Assembly and Governor Andrew Cuomo catered to Big Toba...
Apr 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 408 408 recommendations | email to a friend
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