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How Dangerous Is Texting While Driving Compared with Drunk Driving?
Oct 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Why Texting While Driving May Be More Dangerous than DWI It may come as a surprise that texting while driving is more worrisome to the majority of drivers than drunk driving. This is true despite t...
What the New Anti-Sexual Harassment Law Means for NY Employers
Oct 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
Is There Liability You Could Face that You Did Not Face in the Past? The NYS new anti-harassment law has a number of sweeping changes. For one, it applies to all protected classes under New York Hu...
OPENING A FRANCHISE BUSINESS DOESN'T GUARANTEE SUCCESS
Oct 04, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 204 204 recommendations | email to a friend
INTERVIEW WITH RIDGEWOOD REAL ESTATE BROKER Anthony Carbi Look at Taco Bell they have Beefy Fritos Burrito for $1.00 dollar. We are talking about maybe half of the $3.49 cents as a profit. Or $1.74...
Oct 04, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 213 213 recommendations | email to a friend
Example you rent a store for $6,000 dollars. You still have to pay electric, heat, water and at least two salary’s for someone to open and close the place besides serving customers weekly. So now y...
HOW CAN A BUSINESS/FRANCHISE OWNER MAKE MONEY TODAY?
Oct 04, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 261 261 recommendations | email to a friend
Example you rent a store for $6,000 dollars. You still have to pay electric, heat, water and at least two salary’s for someone to open and close the place besides serving customers weekly. So now y...
Register Now for Fall Dance in Forest Hills!
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 281 281 recommendations | email to a friend
The fall session of children's dance classes at the Commonpoint Queens Central Queens School of Dance begins this Sunday, September 15. Space is still available in our Sunday Ballet/Tap class for 5...
Elevator Accident: New York Premises Liability Law
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1078 1078 recommendations | email to a friend
Tragic Elevator Accident from a Legal Perspective A fatal elevator accident occurred at a 23-story Manhattan apartment building near the end of August. The elevator malfunction killed a 30-year old...
Falls from Ladders Can Result in Serious Injury or Death
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 248 248 recommendations | email to a friend
Safety Tips from OSHA to Avoid Falling from a Ladder Falls from ladders are the leading cause of death in the construction industry. In fact, according to   OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Adm...
The Van De Water Law Firm, P.C. Opens New Office
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1064 1064 recommendations | email to a friend
The Long Island firm has relocated its office to Woodbury, New York Press Release - updated: Sep 11, 2019 20:28 EDT WOODBURY, N.Y., September 11, 2019 (Newswire.com) - The Van De Water Law Firm, P....
Details of the NY Anti-Sexual Harassment Law for 2019
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 976 976 recommendations | email to a friend
The New NY Anti-Sexual Harassment Law: What Employers Should Know Additional New York State anti-sexual harassment law protections came into existence in August 2019. Under the new law, sexual hara...

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Need for light
Dear Editor, This fall's school semester marks the 70th anniversary of P.S. 164 in Kew Gardens Hills. I was part of the inaugural class in 1949 and the first graduating class in 1951. But when 2019...
Sep 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vaping control
Dear Editor, President Donald Trump's Environmental Protection Agency has decided to attack the environment, basically allowing more pollutants to be released into rivers and streams, and Trump's E...
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Pay as you go
Dear Editor, Democrats doubled our national debt from $10 trillion to $20 trillion over eight years under President Barack Obama. Republicans under President Donald Trump added $2 trillion more ove...
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Tougher codes
Dear Editor, Even though our region does not get struck by hurricanes very often, we have had our share. Hurricane Sandy alone damaged and destroyed nearly 100,000 homes on Long Island. After Hurri...
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Fragmented left
Dear Editor, The solution to the plethora of Leftist parties and movements is to be found in Vladimir Lenin's 1902 work, What Is to Be Done? Only a vanguard party with a centralized leadership and ...
Sep 18, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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End admission tests
Dear Editor, Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza announced that he's eliminating the first round of a complex admission process for secondary schools, but this is a halfway measure that won't work....
Sep 18, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Close loophole
Dear Editor, The great failing in our current efforts to protect ourselves against violent criminals is the unreliability of the system of background checks for gun purchases. Time and again it has...
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Pushing English
Dear Editor, To dispatcher Richard Reif, who wrote that President Donald Trump should make English the official language of this country, it would help if the so-called commander had an actual comm...
Sep 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carranza failing
Dear Editor, The 2019 results of the state's English and math exams show that more than half of all New York City students in grades 3 through 8 can't read, write or perform basic math functions at...
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Once-mighty Queens GOP
Dear Editor, There was a time decades ago when the Queens County Republican Party was alive and well. The late Richmond Hill Republican Club leader Wilfred Dalton was a major force in politics. Any...
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Get tested
Dear Editor, September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month, and is a time for men ages 40 and over to get tested. Prostate cancer is 99 percent curable when caught early. The American Cancer Society...
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Second Coming
Dear Editor, A radio host recently praised President Donald Trump as the “Second Coming.” Trump and others repeated the statement by declaring that he was “King of the Jews” and was in fact the “Se...
Sep 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
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English only
Dear Editor, Regarding your August 22nd opinion piece, "Public charge rule hurts NYC immigrants," President Donald Trump's proposed expansion of the "public charge" rule will force legal immigrants...
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One missed station
Dear Editor, Comptroller Scott Strinter's call for the MTA to bring all Queens LIRR stations up to speed, including reopening the old Elmhurst Station and building the Sunnyside Yard Station, misse...
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Worthy walk
Dear Editor, Navy veteran Tommy Zurhellen walked across America raising awareness about the plight of our veterans, especially suicide and homelessness. He raised over $45,000, and after his trek e...
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