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How Paper And Color Can Make You Dream. Exclusive Interview With Artist Adele Rahte.
Sep 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
  Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena I met Adele Rahte at the beautiful Harlem house of a common friend, the soprano Lauren Flanigan. The conversation soon turned from music (we had just the fortu...
Construction Accidents Involving Falls from Heights
Aug 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 296 296 recommendations | email to a friend
Why Are Falls from Heights So Significant in New York City? New York takes construction accidents involving falls from heights very seriously. In fact, the NY State Legislature passed the Scaffold ...
Sackstein Sacktein & Lee, LLP Sponsors the SUMAQ Peruvian Food Festival
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 603 603 recommendations | email to a friend
August 25–26, 2018: the SUMAQ Peruvian Food Festival in Nassau County on Long Island This year, Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP takes pride in being the lead sponsor of the SUMAQ Peruvian Food Festi...
Why You Have Legal Rights in Construction Accidents Involving Falling Objects
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 330 330 recommendations | email to a friend
Can Injured workers and families who have lost their loved ones pursue lawsuits? By December of 2017, a construction site at 61 Ninth Avenue in Chelsea had been repeatedly cited for construction co...
Company Security and Surveillance: Where Should Employers Draw the Line?
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 392 392 recommendations | email to a friend
Are Your Security and Surveillance Policies Violating Privacy Laws? Companies have the right to protect against internal theft or property destruction. They also have a responsibility to evaluate p...
Changes in New York State and NYC Sexual Harassment Laws
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 251 251 recommendations | email to a friend
Sexual Harassment: Mandatory Arbitration and Nondisclosure Agreements The NY legislature passed changes in sexual harassment law that Governor Cuomo signed into law on April 17, 2018. These laws we...
Your Rights Regarding Medical Treatment after a Work Injury
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 272 272 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s common knowledge in New York that, in the event of a work-related injury, you have a right to seek medical attention and have the costs covered by the workers’ compensation insurance provider....
Honesty—The Best Policy in a Workers' Compensation Claim
Aug 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 383 383 recommendations | email to a friend
The Dangers of Overstating or Understating the Nature of Your Injury When you've been injured on the job in the state of New York, you have a right to seek workers' compensation benefits to cover y...
How to Survive as a Small Business Owner Among a Myriad of Laws & Regulations
Aug 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 366 366 recommendations | email to a friend
Laws Small Business Owners Should Know About Business laws have multiplied over the years and as a small business owner, you might feel overwhelmed because there are so many. Which laws take priori...
Jul 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 248 248 recommendations | email to a friend

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The real problem
Dear Editor, Here we go again with another bill of so-called "criminal justice reform" by Councilman Rory Lancman. Lancman bemoans that the 90 percent of arrestees for fare evasion in 2017 were bla...
Aug 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 212 212 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dumpster fire
Dear Editor, There are better solutions and more important issues to deal with than banning eating food on the subway to avoid track fires. In the 1960s, it was common to find both penny gum and so...
Aug 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 194 194 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cuomo's con job
Dear Editor Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced the MTA's salvation by naming Joe Lhota as chairman and designated savior. Lhota got the MTA back on track after Hurricane Sandy in 2012, when r...
Jul 26, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 206 206 recommendations | email to a friend
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Red states
Dear Editor, It appears that during the 2016 presidential election, Comrade Trump’s son took a meeting with a proxy of Comrade Putin to try to discredit Hillary Clinton and win the White House for ...
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 204 204 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vote Nicole
Dear Editor, Republican Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis is running to unseat Mayor Bill de Blasio as Mayor. The daughter of Greek and Cuban parents, at 36 years old she is a rising star. She has a...
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 199 199 recommendations | email to a friend
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NY must act
Dear Editor, I strongly urge the governor to invest in renewable energy and wean the state off our fossil fuel addiction. New York must step up as the federal government turns a blind eye to climat...
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 202 202 recommendations | email to a friend
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Time for courage
Dear Editor, Regardless of the ideological differences or political loyalties, Americans historically have placed national interests first. Rivals have compromised to serve the general good. If riv...
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 192 192 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rego (no) Park(ing)
Dear Editor, Community Board 6 and the city are congratulating themselves for doing away with 198 parking spaces on Queens Boulevard in Rego Park and Forest Hills. Obviously none of them has a memb...
Jul 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 212 212 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cruel cuts
Dear Editor, Regarding Jen Khedaroo's July 6th article, "Spectrum outage affects 60,000," as a Spectrum customer and ally of organized labor, I support IBEW Local 3's strike against Charter Communi...
Jul 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 203 203 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trumpcare is no care
Dear Editor, Please help prevent the deaths and misery that would be the result of the Republican health plan. Under it, basic health care would be denied to those who need it most while cutting ta...
Jul 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
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Overdue repairs
Dear Editor, With the necessary repairs already beginning in Penn Station, our overtaxed transit system is likely to become even more overburdened, despite additional train cars and extra bus servi...
Jul 17, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 186 186 recommendations | email to a friend
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Help the homeless
Dear Editor Mayor Bill de Blasio claims some panhandlers are doing it for fun, yet in my opinion many are doing so because they are homeless and have no income. Many are addicts and mentally ill, o...
Jul 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 190 190 recommendations | email to a friend
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Acosta's ire
Dear Editor, CNN's Jim Acosta is incensed, as evidenced by his recent bullying of Sarah Huckabee Sanders, that the White House is going to limit the number of press briefings and restrict them to j...
Jul 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 193 193 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charter cheats workers
Dear Editor, As a Spectrum customer, I support the IBEW Local 3 strike against Charter Communications and its protest last week in Fresh Meadows against using out-of-state contractors. But the labo...
Jul 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 182 182 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reality TV
Dear Editor, This year marks the centenary of the birth of John F. Kennedy, a president who came to power at the start of the Age of Television in politics. This has ushered in politics as entertai...
Jul 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 200 200 recommendations | email to a friend
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