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A Renaissance Woman In New York City. Interview With LindaAnn LoSchiavo
Mar 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
  An interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena She is the optimal example of a  Renaissance woman  and a  New Yorker  combined: humble but determined, soft spoken but direct, with a genial attitude not u...
Can Your Family Have Access to Your E-Mail after Your Death?
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 383 383 recommendations | email to a friend
In today's electronic world, the idea of property has changed dramatically. In the past, when you were putting together an estate plan, the only intangible property that might be a part of it was c...
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Settles $1.3 Million for Construction Worker Injury Prior to Trial
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 380 380 recommendations | email to a friend
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP successfully negotiated a $1.3 million settlement for a 41 year-old Asian male construction worker, who was injured while performing asbestos removal work at an upsta...
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 231 231 recommendations | email to a friend
What Posters Must Employers Display based on NY Employment Laws? A number of laws have been passed that require employers to display posters. It is often hard to keep up with all the requirements a...
Using Our Schools to Curb School Shootings
Feb 16, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 540 540 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 | 205 205 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 | 370 370 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 | 497 497 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 | 1 1 comments | 243 243 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 | 493 493 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...

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Church vandalized
Dear Editor, I am appalled that American Martyrs church in Bayside was vandalized. Two religious statues were damaged by a suspect who was soon arrested. I have been to American Martyrs church a nu...
Mar 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fonda thoughts
Dear Editor, There is absolutely no logical reason for Jane Fonda to be one of the Oscar presenters at Sunday's Academy Awards. Not after what she did in 1972 during the Vietnam War, going to Hanoi...
Mar 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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More guns
Dear Editor, First let me point out that I understand the grief when you lose a loved one, especially at a young age. I was 17 when I lost my 20-year-old brother, and I know how it destroys a famil...
Feb 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dear Editor, The original estimated cost for the proposed light rail project between Jamaica and Long Island City on the old Lower Montauk LIRR branch was $100 million. The just released feasibilit...
Feb 28, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Last of the kind
Dear Editor, A couple of weeks ago, a survey of 170 presidential historians put Donald Trump in last place behind even James Buchanan, whom many historians blame for failing to stop the Civil War. ...
Feb 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dear Editor, A Florida student suggested that we start calling AK-15s "Rubios" because they are so easy to buy. She is right. Let's do that from now on to honor her and the other wonderful survivor...
Feb 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forcing change
Dear Editor, As a father of an adopted son who died from a gun, the loss of any child tears at the heart. The sudden onslaught of anguish at random moments makes the concept of closure ridiculous. ...
Feb 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Losing Pride
Dear Editor, Just when Club Pride's members thought the news about our future couldn't get any worse, it suddenly did. We learned on February 13 that the real closing date for many of us is March 9...
Feb 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Government waste
Dear Editor, Drip, drip, drip, watch your tax dollars go down the drain. Have you seen all the "Don't Let Tax, Water, Or Repair Charges Come Between You and Your Property" full-page ads in many dai...
Feb 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Waking up
Dear Editor, In February 15th issue, dispatcher Robert LaRosa claims supporters of Donald Trump need to "wake up.” They did, and so did a lot of Democrats on Election Day 2016. Donald Trump won bec...
Feb 20, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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March on!
Dear Editor, The planned march next month on Washington by thousands of young people and their parents is the absolute correct thing to do given what has just recently happened in Florida with the ...
Feb 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Youth movement
Dear Editor, At a rally on Saturday in Florida, thousands called for change in the wake of the massacre of 17 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The youth of our nation are standing up agains...
Feb 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Changing lanes
Dear Editor, I am against all the bike lanes on Queens Boulevard, but With that being said, I am wondering why the Department of Transportation (DOT) held a meeting about the redesigning of Queens ...
Feb 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unlicensed to kill
Dear Editor, I found it sad to read that an unlicensed driver in a company truck killed 13-year-old Kevin Flores, who was riding his bicycle. How can any employer hire someone with a suspended lice...
Feb 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fool's parade
Dear Editor, Trump supporters say that even if you hate President Donald Trump, you should at least respect the office. "To announce that there must be no criticism of the president, or that we are...
Feb 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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