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Using Our Schools to Curb School Shootings
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 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 | 25 25 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 | 17 17 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 | 41 41 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 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 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 | 202 202 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...
HELPING RESTAURANT OWNERS NAVIGATE THE NEW YORK LABOR LAWS
Feb 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 236 236 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans   | Feb 7, 2018 |   Employment Defense Attorney FAQ for Restaurant Owners For restaurant owners, who are busy running their day-to-day business, New York Labor laws can seem li...
When Should You Hire a Personal Injury Law Firm to Handle Your Accident Case?
Feb 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
If you have been in an accident and suffered serious injury, there is a good likelihood that you have considerable expenses involved with your recovery — hospital bills, doctor bills, rehabilitatio...
SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE: GUIDANCE FOR EMPLOYERS
Jan 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 420 420 recommendations | email to a friend
Anti-Harassment Policies and Complaint Procedures Your employment attorney can assist you with the wording for an anti-harassment policy, especially if you are currently dealing with harassment iss...
What Are Weather Related Accidents?
Jan 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 491 491 recommendations | email to a friend
Weather related accidents are something to be concerned about, and statistics back up this fact. According to the   U.S. Department of Transportation , weather related crashes are accidents that ta...

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Because $100,000 is a whole lot more than nothing
Last week, we touched on the somewhat peculiar race for City Council between Councilman Peter Koo and challenger Alison Tan. Tan is the wife of Assemblyman Ron Kim, who is (was?) a member in good s...
Jul 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 302 302 recommendations | email to a friend
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'The better half' challenging Peter Koo
There's a number of City Council members this year who are not only facing Republican challengers, but also challengers from within their own party. To name a few, there is Jen Berkley, who is runn...
Jul 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 301 301 recommendations | email to a friend
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Massey’s decision all about the Benjamins
It appears that big money has claimed another mayoral candidate. Republican candidate Paul Massey stunned political insiders when he announced last week that he, too, would be dropping out of the m...
Jul 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 276 276 recommendations | email to a friend
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Who is Crazy Eddie?
We were digging around our archives again this week and came up with this beauty. We have no idea who “Crazy Eddie” is or what he did to make these nice ladies so angry that they felt the need to p...
Jun 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 260 260 recommendations | email to a friend
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Massey's support comes with no strings
We guess there's no hard feelings about that whole “endorsing my opponent” thing! Last week, we wrote about the choice of some rank-and-file members of the Queens County Republican Party to buck th...
Jun 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 288 288 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens GOP members buck leadership
The Queens County Republican Party can't seem to get on the same page...again. The county party, led by former congressman Bob Turner, officially announced its support for mayoral candidate Paul Ma...
Jun 20, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 282 282 recommendations | email to a friend
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Now That's What I Call Music! Volum 4
State Senator Daniel Squadron of Brooklyn had his annual performance on the floor of the State Legislature last week. Since 2014, Squadron has been trying to reform the state's ticket resale laws, ...
Jun 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 267 267 recommendations | email to a friend
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Source: Vallone challenger on Reform line
It looks like a challenger for a City Council seat in northeast Queens will be on the ballot in November whether or not he wins the Democratic Primary. Paul Graziano is running against Councilman P...
Jun 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 216 216 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrating a new bus line
We were digging through our archives again this past week, and came across this undated ribbon-cutting for a new bus,or perhaps a new bus line, we’re not sure. Maybe it was transportation to and fr...
Jun 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 238 238 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor gets a Bronx cheer in Queens
The Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade has become one of the most popular in the borough, if not the entire city. Because of that, it's becoming a must-visit for elected officials, especial...
May 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 252 252 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why are we supporting Deputy Chief Joseph Borelli?
We came across this mystery photo in our archives this week, and thought we would throw it out to our readers to see if they can help provide some context. Let start with, who is Deputy Chief Josep...
May 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 227 227 recommendations | email to a friend
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Race for mayor becomes a little clearer
It looks like it won't only be Mayor Bill de Blasio who has a Republican challenger this election season. Michael Faulkner has withdrawn his name from the ballot in the Republican Primary, and will...
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 200 200 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two men down, one to go
We ran this undated photo last week that we found in our archives asking outr readers to help us identify the three men in the photo with former Queens borough president Claire Shulman. We received...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 213 213 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three men and a lady
We headed back into the archives and pulled out this photo of what looks like a land use discussion at Borough Hall. That is of course former Queens borough president Claire Shulman with three gent...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 173 173 recommendations | email to a friend
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De Blasio versus ‘the party of Trump’
Last week, Councilman Eric Ulrich threw his support behind controversial mayoral candidate Bo Dietl, whose brash and outspoken style has drawn comparisons to President Donald Trump, a comparison Di...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 200 200 recommendations | email to a friend
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