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THE WEED TRUTH: Recreational Use of Marijuana, even if legalized in New York, Can Still Get You FIRED!
Mar 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
Let’s face it, the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in New York State appears a foregone conclusion.  Both the state Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo are negotiating whether to in...
You’ve Just Been Terminated. Do You Think it Was it Because of Your Age?
Mar 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
here May be a Good Change in the Law on the Horizon Author:   Cafaro Verdicts Older people (and “older” is subjective term), who cannot afford the luxury of retirement, are at a much higher risk of...
Luke Perry Dies at 52 of Massive Stroke
Mar 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Webperseverance.com Luke Perry dying of a massive stroke shocked many people. He was a beloved actor known for his roles in   90210   and more recently in the series   Riverdale . It is hard...
Will NYC Pass a Paid Vacation Bill?
Mar 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
Two Weeks of Employee Paid Vacation A paid vacation bill is under consideration and Mayor De Blasio has made a pledge to support the bill. It appears the NYC Earned Safe and Sick Time Act will serv...
The Italian Cookie Comes With A Smile. An Interview Of The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition’s Winner Tina Zaccardi.
Mar 07, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 210 210 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena  For all the friends who had the fortune to taste Tina Zaccardi’s cookies, cakes, and pies, it was not such a big surprise that she had won “The Great American B...
Marijuana Legalization in New York
Mar 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 219 219 recommendations | email to a friend
Governor Cuomo Is Supporting the Legalization of Marijuana If the legislature passes the Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act, Governor Cuomo believes it could generate $300 million in revenue a ye...
All Parks in Queens NY
Mar 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 253 253 recommendations | email to a friend
A great resource of almost  all (372) parks in Queens NY . Parks can be filtered by Neighborhood, Facilities, and Size.   Each park has an address and a link to Google Maps. To get a holistic view ...
Are Dehydration and Malnutrition a Form of Nursing Home Neglect?
Mar 01, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
Dehydration and Malnutrition in New York Nursing Homes Dehydration and malnutrition are one of the most common types of nursing home abuse. What Is Dehydration? Dehydration is rapid loss of body fl...
Website Accessibility: ADA Lawsuits Against Websites Go Mainstream
Feb 25, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 248 248 recommendations | email to a friend
More Lawsuits Are Emerging to Pursue ADA Violations Website accessibility based on the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) became an issue for the Beyonce website. Media outlets featured articles ...
What You Should Know about Nursing Home Abuse in New York
Feb 25, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 259 259 recommendations | email to a friend
New York State Laws on Nursing Home Abuse Nursing home abuse often occurs due to understaffing or occurs with nursing homes that hire individuals who are unqualified or inadequately trained. Underl...

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Making progress?
Dear Editor, I read the letter that Ed Konecnik (“Guns & Ignorance” - March 22) wrote, and I just shook my head. But I submit that the reactions of schools to students walking out of class for 17 m...
Mar 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 332 332 recommendations | email to a friend
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Misguided blame
Dear Editor, In his letter last week about school violence, Ed Konecnik blamed everyone but the most responsible party: the NRA. He pointed out that "students are taught that all lifestyles are equ...
Mar 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 282 282 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Quinn' pro quo
Dear Editor: Former City Council speaker and 2013 losing mayoral candidate Christine Quinn's apology and subsequent retraction of her insult to Cuomo challenger Cynthia Nixon that she is "an unqual...
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Lane mistake
Dear Editor, The last time I checked, I live in New York City and I want to tell Mayor Bill de Blasio that he works for me and all the other taxpayers in the city, not the other way around. I have ...
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Trump's hypocrisy
Dear Editor, It is laughable when President Donald Trump gets up on his high horse and alleges that Joe Biden has threatened him with physical assault. What about the time he said that he would hit...
Mar 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 223 223 recommendations | email to a friend
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Right call
Dear Editor, Mayor Bill de Blasio's decision to close public schools last week was the right decision given the predicted intensity of the approaching nor'easter. It would have been disastrous if p...
Mar 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 250 250 recommendations | email to a friend
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School challenges
Dear Editor, New schools chancellor Richard Caranza faces many daunting hurdles, but his biggest challenge is justifying Mayor Bill de Blasio's secretive process for picking him to run our city's p...
Mar 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 263 263 recommendations | email to a friend
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Failed test
Dear Editor, President Donald Trump constantly calls Senator Elizabeth Warren "Pocahontas" for her claims to be of Native-American ancestry. An editorial this month in Massachusetts's Berkshire Eag...
Mar 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 257 257 recommendations | email to a friend
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AirTrain dreams
Dear Editor, There are several fatal flaws to the proposed LaGuardia Air Train project supported by Governor Andrew Cuomo, Borough President Melinda Katz and other elected officials that no one see...
Mar 20, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 280 280 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parade charade
Dear Editor, After witnessing the Bastille Day parade in Paris, President Donald Trump stated that he wants a dramatic Veteran’s Day military parade of his own. “We’re going to try and top it,” Tru...
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Guns & ignorance
Dear Editor, The tragic school shootings and growing number of mindless acts of mayhem have stirred emotions and provoked debates about the root causes of these events. The most contentious aspects...
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Parole bad
Dear Editor, The decision of a parole board to grant freedom to convicted cop killer Herman Bell is an outrage. When he and several others ambushed officers Waverly Jones and Joseph Piagentini in M...
Mar 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 244 244 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hope for Pride
Dear Editor, Club Pride, a successful mental health program for Queens seniors, officially closes on June 30. But the actual end date for most members was March 13 when van service ended. They won'...
Mar 14, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 263 263 recommendations | email to a friend
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Red Storm Rising
Dear Editor, Tom Clancy's novel “Red Storm Rising” centers on an oil shortage that causes Russian leadership to determine war as the only means to remain in power. America will shortly be the world...
Mar 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 254 254 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sub-par market
Dear Editor, I am writing to say “good riddance” to the Dan's Key Food at 138-37 Queens Boulevard in Briarwood. Over the last 25 years, I had complained about many issues, including empty shelves o...
Mar 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 269 269 recommendations | email to a friend
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