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Using Our Schools to Curb School Shootings
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 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 | 117 117 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 | 96 96 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 | 105 105 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 | 172 172 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 | 61 61 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 | 77 77 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 | 258 258 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 | 425 425 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 | 494 494 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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Alfred Rankins, Friends of Flushing Library
Alfred Rankins first joined the Friends of Flushing Library group a decade ago. He took a computer course at the branch sponsored by the Friends group, and when he learned more about the organizati...
Apr 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 270 270 recommendations | email to a friend
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Juan Restrepo, Transportation Alternatives
Astoria native Juan Restrepo was riding his bike down to Tribeca one day when a random man on the sidewalk yelled at him. Restrepo stopped to hear what he was yelling about. “He was like, ‘Don’t ri...
Apr 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 297 297 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooke Singer, Founder/La Casita Verde
Brooke Singer founded La Casita Verde, a community garden in Williamsburg, back in 2013. Through a program under former mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Obesity Task Force, Singer successfully applied to ...
Mar 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 250 250 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marvin Jeffcoat, Past Commander VFW Post 2813
If it doesn’t help the health, safety and welfare of the citizenry, it shouldn’t be a law. That’s the philosophy of Marvin Jeffcoat, a US Army veteran-turned-concerned citizen with political ambiti...
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 234 234 recommendations | email to a friend
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Susan Karlic, Townsend Harris PTA Co-President
The last line of the Ephebic Oath reads, “I shall never leave my city any less but rather greater than I found it.” Every student at Townsend Harris High School takes that oath. Susan Karlic, co-pr...
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 419 419 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elbert Copeland, ACE Supervisor
If you see Elbert Copeland out wearing a red uniform, he’s probably inspecting the streets to make sure they’ve been cleaned. Copeland is a supervisor for ACE Programs for the Homeless, a nonprofit...
Mar 08, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 291 291 recommendations | email to a friend
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Millie Rigoli, Senior Center Volunteer
Millie Rigoli sits behind a desk at the entrance of the Selfhelp Clearview Senior Center. As other seniors approach her with $2, the price for lunch at the Bayside facility, Rigoli gives them a cor...
Feb 28, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 188 188 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ethan Felder, Queens Coalition for Solidarity
Ethan Felder wants people whom he says are targeted by the Trump administration to know that Queens has their back. The Forest Hills native and labor attorney founded Queens Coalition for Solidarit...
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 223 223 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stacey Eliuk, Queens County Young Democrats
Maspeth native Stacey Eliuk had her political awakening at Townsend Harris High School, right around the time the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan stirred fiery debates. She took her interests to Queen...
Feb 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 210 210 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dr. Debbie Almontaser, Muslim Community Network
When Dr. Debbie Almontaser heard about President Donald Trump’s executive action to suspend travel for seven predominantly Muslim countries, her first thought was how it was going to affect the loc...
Feb 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 217 217 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richard Melnick, Greater Astoria Historical Society
On March 11, historian Richard Melnick plans to conduct a walking tour over the Triboro Bridge in celebration of the centennial of Hell Gate Bridge. The Amtrak-owned bridge first opened in 1917. Me...
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
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Michael Reid, Astoria Ally Alliance
Since the election of President Donald Trump, many Americans have mobilized in an effort to resist his administration and its policies. Nationally, women and men from across the country gathered in...
Jan 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 238 238 recommendations | email to a friend
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Andre Stith, Organizing Director for Zone 126
Growing up in the Astoria Houses, Andre Stith knew everybody. He knew all of the kids who grew up in the public housing development, and even their parents. “If you live inside a NYCHA development ...
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 155 155 recommendations | email to a friend
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Peter Tu, Flushing Chinese Business Association
When Peter Tu began organizing the Flushing Lunar New Year Parade in 1996, only a mere 2,000 people stopped watched. This year, he expects more than 10,000 revelers to brave the cold for the annual...
Jan 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 307 307 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alex Chen, Student Union President
On a cold and blistery Thursday afternoon, Townsend Harris High School senior Alex Chen took the microphone to deliver a clear message: Rosemarie Jahoda isn’t fit to lead the school. The 17-year-ol...
Dec 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 292 292 recommendations | email to a friend
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