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Has Your Loved One Been the Victim of Nursing Home Neglect?
Feb 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
How Does Neglect Differ from Abuse? Finding out whether your parent, relative or friend has been the victim of nursing home neglect is vital for their wellbeing. Sadly, many elderly people are in s...
Matter of Van Patten—Undue Influence
Feb 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
Probate Administration | Wrongful Actions There are certain basic legal requirements when a person transfers property, conveys a power of attorney or establishes a plan for the distribution of an e...
Legal Concerns for New York Restaurant Owners
Feb 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re opening a new restaurant in New York City or the surrounding area, there are certain legal requirements you must put in place. You will need to choose a business entity and get your licen...
Certain questions are taboo for employers to ask in a job interview. The most obvious ones are questions that could be regarded as discrimination. If you ask these types of questions, you could be held liable if a discrimination lawsuit is brought against you. Do not ask questions that intimate at anything to do with age, race, color, national origin or birthplace, religion, disability, genetic information, gender/sex or marital/family status/pregnancy. (EEOC)
Feb 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
2019 Is Here with New Salary Thresholds The New York State overtime salary threshold draws the line between exempt salaried workers, who must be paid for overtime, and those non-exempt workers, who...
MASPETH,NY-BUYING A BRICK 2F. VS A FRAME 2F.
Feb 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
COLLECTION OF OPINIONS BY BROKERS IN THE AREA. BUYER BEWARE! BIG DIFFERENCE WHEN BUYING AN OLD FRAME 2F. HOME, MAYBE 100 YEARS OLD BY NOW, AND OR BUYING A YOUNG BRICK 2 FAMILY HOUSE, ESPECIALLY IF ...

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The Bezos bribe
Dear Editor, Regarding Seth Bornstein's op-ed (“Why I'm supporting Amazon's move to LIC”) in the December 20th issue, does Mr. Bornstein still back Amazon's move after Google announced plans to bui...
Jan 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
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Defending Howard
Dear Editor, I had a good laugh reading the letter from Marie Gangemi in the December 20th issue in response to a dispatcher from Howard Beach and his comments about how the new Amazon headquarters...
Jan 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seniors working
Dear Editor, A recent survey revealed that one out of five senior citizens over the age of 65 are still working. Some are working because of financial issues, but there are those who feel there is ...
Jan 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
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Negative news
Dear Editor, Recent news that the Long Island Rail Road failed to meet the December 2018 deadline for installation of Positive Train Control comes as no surprise to those of us who worked in the tr...
Jan 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amazon misplaced
Dear Editor, While running for Queens borough president in 2017, I advocated that Amazon new headquarters was better suited in Southeast Queens at the old Elmhurst Diary Plant. It affords 15 acres ...
Dec 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
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Choose Ronnie
Dear Editor, Ms. Ronnie Hakim would make an excellent choice to replace Joe Lhota as the next MTA president. In her current position as MTA managing director, she plays a major role in solving ongo...
Dec 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 118 118 recommendations | email to a friend
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Six years
Dear Editor, It is now six years since that terrible day when 26 innocent children and teachers were murdered in cold blood by a deranged young man with assault weapons in Newtown Elementary School...
Dec 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holiday service
Dear Editor, Over the holidays, let's think of our servicemen and women who are serving our country all over the world. It will truly be hard on them this holiday season, especially the children wh...
Dec 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amazon not welcome
Dear Editor, The Long Island City Mr. Ed Riecks of Howard Beach described in his December 13th letter bears no resemblance to the Long Island City where I have lived my long life or to the stories ...
Dec 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
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Failing leaves
Dear Editor, I question the efficiency, financial and otherwise, of the city's leaf collection program. Requiring that leaves be put out in paper bags, at a cost of $1 a bag, is a financial burden ...
Dec 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
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We're lost
Dear Editor, In a letter last week, a dispatcher asked "Why are the Russians blocking a channel connected to the Baltic Sea?" This is a big geographical mistake. The incident the writer is referrin...
Dec 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 155 155 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump card
Dear Editor, It should be no surprise to anyone that Governor Andrew Cuomo came away with a bounced check after meeting with President Donald Trump to make his case for the proposed Gateway Tunnel ...
Dec 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
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Welcoming Amazon
Dear Editor, In recent weeks, the decision by Amazon to choose Long Island City as its HQ2 has received much publicity. Many local newspapers, including this one, have had editorials and stories ab...
Dec 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
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Russian aggression
Dear Editor, Why are the Russians blocking a channel connected to the Baltic Sea? Another reason to provoke more problems with Ukraine and to destabilize that region, which has been a hot spot sinc...
Dec 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fake news?
Dear Editor, March 20, 2019, at precisely 5:58 p.m. Eastern Standard Time is the vernal equinox (first day of spring). It is at this moment when the plane of the Earth's equator passes through the ...
Dec 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 167 167 recommendations | email to a friend
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