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How Paper And Color Can Make You Dream. Exclusive Interview With Artist Adele Rahte.
Sep 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 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 | 299 299 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 | 356 356 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 | 645 645 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 | 294 294 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 | 220 220 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 | 378 378 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 | 316 316 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 | 369 369 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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Stop an overdose
Dear Editor, In April, Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams issued an advisory recommending widespread distribution of life-saving naloxone to combat opioid overdose deaths. At Alliance for Positive Ch...
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 135 135 recommendations | email to a friend
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Silver's lining
Dear Editor, Now that former Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver has been convicted on all counts of fraud against him, his new residence – a small cell with a toilet and sink - will be far less comfor...
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nobel for Trump?
Dear Editor, North Korea must disabuse itself of any further testing of nuclear weapons and renounce the status of a rogue nation. The two nations must find accommodation for a permanent agreement ...
May 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrong on e-bikes
Dear Editor, While e-bikes have not been proven to be a menace on the road, they are a menace on the sidewalk. Your editorial last week emphasizes road safety as well as delivery workers' safety, b...
May 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
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RIP Chuck McCann
Dear Editor, I wish to send my heartfelt sympathies to the family of the children's television pioneer and comic actor Chuck McCann. I recall his shows “Let's Have Fun” on WPIX-11 New York, “The Ch...
May 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 141 141 recommendations | email to a friend
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Changing Scouts
Dear Editor, The Boys Scouts of America is changing its name and will be known as "Scouts BSA” to make the organization more inclusive and allow girls to join. I guess the times are changing. I was...
May 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump's raid
Dear Editor, President Donald Trump sent his goons to his own personal doctor's office to terrorize the secretary and a patient to scoop up his files because his doctor revealed that he was taking ...
May 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
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McCain's legacy
Dear Editor, As Senator John McCain continues to battle brain cancer, the prayers of the entire country are with him and his family. He has led a very distinguished life of public service, includin...
May 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 140 140 recommendations | email to a friend
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Defining America
Dear Editor, America is not just a place but an idea, an ideal and a way of life. It is a place where immigrants did not renounce their heritage but celebrated and shared their diverse cultures, pr...
May 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 151 151 recommendations | email to a friend
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Donate Blood
Dear Editor, I would like to impress upon the masses the importance of donating blood. As Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of the Brooklyn and Queens Diocese said at an Awards ceremony at the Immaculate Co...
May 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 189 189 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fear of Falling
Dear Editor, As the summer season approaches and more and more people fill the sidewalks and parks of our city, are the thousands of trees in the city safe to walk under?
May 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 161 161 recommendations | email to a friend
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Honoring Jackie
Dear Editor, There is even more to “New parkway signs celebrate Jackie Robinson” (Jen Khedaroo - April 19).
May 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cruel cuts
Dear Editor, Over 120 angry students rallied at Queens Borough Hall on April 10 to protest our a $12 million budget cut for adult literacy classes. This action spotlights Mayor Bill de Blasio's hyp...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 231 231 recommendations | email to a friend
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A dose of doo-wop
Dear Editor, While strolling through Central Park near Bethesda Fountain recently, I was drawn to the strains of songs of the 50s being performed by a group of gentlemen who call themselves Cover S...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 169 169 recommendations | email to a friend
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True tax talk
Dear Editor, A few words about the new tax reform. Many people say that the rich (and very rich) will benefit from it, but a simple calculation shows that this statement is not quite correct. Every...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 201 201 recommendations | email to a friend
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