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NYC Bans Polystyrene Takeout Containers and Coffee Cups
Feb 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Judge Upholds the 2013 Law Banning Polystyrene for Takeout Containers and Coffee Cups In 2019 restaurants must begin phasing polystyrene cups and containers out of use. This change is a result of a...
Has Your Loved One Been the Victim of Nursing Home Neglect?
Feb 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 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 | 160 160 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 | 168 168 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 | 57 57 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 | 354 354 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 ...
Trump supporters still in denial-Why?
Jan 25, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 325 325 recommendations | email to a friend
How many Americans   are Pro Trump today, January 25, 2019?   It is hard to imagine, whether those who are still supportive of Trump knowing all the evidence put out so far, like how many staffers ...
Leo Vadalà’s “Some Grief, Some Joy” Will Move The Reader...
Jan 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 590 590 recommendations | email to a friend
Review by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Historical fiction  is a literary genre in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past. The term is commonly used as a synonym for the  historical n...
The Ever Changing World of Web Design & Websites
Jan 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 666 666 recommendations | email to a friend
A Brief Look Back and Look Forward at Websites It's a fact that the world of web design and websites is ever changing. New improvements in design and technology emerge all the time. Can you imagine...
How Important Is ADA Compliance for Your Website?
Jan 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 764 764 recommendations | email to a friend
ADA Non-Compliance and The Beyonce Website Lawsuit According to the   Hollywood Reporter , the lawsuit alleges that visually impaired users do not have equal access to the website’s products and se...

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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 | 154 154 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 | 171 171 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 | 161 161 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 | 160 160 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 | 160 160 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 | 151 151 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 | 172 172 recommendations | email to a friend
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No mourning
Dear Editor, As the nation prepares to say its final farewells to former President George H. W. Bush this week, why weren't any of the schools across the nation closed on December 5 in honor of the...
Dec 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
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Missed Opportunity
Dear Editor, Why didn't the MTA, during the six years prior to the L Line shut down scheduled to start in April 2019, take a serious look at other possible improvements west of 8th Avenue? You coul...
Dec 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 174 174 recommendations | email to a friend
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Just punishment
Dear Editor, Cell phone video shows five goons beating Bronx street vendor Souleymane Porgo into unconsciousness. Mr. Porgo suffered multiple facial fractures and swelling and bleeding in his brain...
Dec 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 182 182 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sad passing
Dear Editor, It was sad to read that one of our beloved presidents, George H.W. Bush, passed away. Here was a WW II Navy war hero and a man dedicated to God, family and country, who believed in giv...
Dec 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 166 166 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bezos bilks NY Dear Editor,
The world’s richest man got an early Christmas present from us, thanks to the duplicity of our state and city leaders. Jeff Bezos is a predator who violates anti-trust laws. Amazon’s 25,000 jobs do...
Nov 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 191 191 recommendations | email to a friend
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SAVE rooms
Dear Editor, Retired teacher Howard Chustek is right that there are far better alternatives available to educators in dealing with unruly students than corporal punishment (“Spanking in schools a b...
Nov 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 188 188 recommendations | email to a friend
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Riding nostalgia
Dear Editor, It is refreshing to hear that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has begun running a series of nostalgia trains and buses to help celebrate the holidays in December. The “Shoppe...
Nov 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 213 213 recommendations | email to a friend
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Open season
Dear Editor, When I was a young boy, everything was closed on Thanksgiving so that everyone could celebrate with family and friends. The almighty dollar has changed that completely. Many businesses...
Nov 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 207 207 recommendations | email to a friend
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