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Can Your Family Have Access to Your E-Mail after Your Death?
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
In today's electronic world, the idea of property has changed dramatically. In the past, when you were putting together an estate plan, the only intangible property that might be a part of it was c...
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Settles $1.3 Million for Construction Worker Injury Prior to Trial
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP successfully negotiated a $1.3 million settlement for a 41 year-old Asian male construction worker, who was injured while performing asbestos removal work at an upsta...
POSTERS REQUIRED FOR BUSINESSES UNDER NY EMPLOYMENT LAWS
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
What Posters Must Employers Display based on NY Employment Laws? A number of laws have been passed that require employers to display posters. It is often hard to keep up with all the requirements a...
Using Our Schools to Curb School Shootings
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 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
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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 | 31 31 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 | 58 58 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 | 59 59 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 | 256 256 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 | 291 291 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...

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Insult to injury
Dear Editor, Now Hillary Clinton should feel even worse. As a new book on the Trump White House suggests, she lost the election to a childish man. Sincerely, Victor Maltsev Rego Park
Jan 17, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Check out or get out
Dear Editor: Recently, I have noticed a number of male loiterers on the streets of Kew Gardens and Briarwood, a well as in the Briarwood branch of the Queens Public Library, where they sit througho...
Jan 11, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bed of issues
Dear Editor, Although the intentions of the Parks Department are sound, they truly ran afoul of the need of aging residents to advance their well-being by visiting their podiatrist and other medica...
Jan 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drowning in debt
Dear Editor, Once again, Washington has kicked the can down the road by passing yet another resolution to keep the federal government open into January 2018. First it was the Democrats who doubled ...
Jan 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cold shoulder
Dear Editor, It is an absolute outrage that there are thousands of NYCHA residents throughout the city that have been without heat or hot water. How can this be permitted to happen? Why weren't all...
Jan 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some resolutions
Dear Editor, New Year's Day has come and gone and many resolutions have been made, but by and large few will be kept. Our world governments and leaders, including President Donald Trump, need to ma...
Jan 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two fares? Too bad!
Dear Editor, The proposal by Brooklyn State Senator Martin Golden and Bronx Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz to offer two free transfers for those who have to ride two buses before boarding a subway is...
Jan 03, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Job well done
Dear Editor, After four very long and difficult years as chancellor of the city's public school system, Carmen Farina has decided to step down from her position. During her tenure, she worked hard ...
Jan 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Islander homecoming
Dear Editor, The New York Islanders are moving back to Long Island where they belong. They will have a new 18,000-seat arena near Belmont Park in Elmont, right on the Queens-Nassau border. This is ...
Jan 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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In other words
Dear Editor, Yet another back-to-the-future direction by the ever-backward President Donald Trump. This time it takes it's cue from George Orwell's 1949 anti-utopian novel, 1984. In Orwellian lingo...
Jan 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remove IDC traitors
Dear Editor, At an angry town hall meeting in Hillcrest on December 7, Empire State Indivisible activists excoriated the Independent Democratic Conference, and for good reason. IDC really stands fo...
Dec 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coming home
Dear Editor, Two days before Christmas in 1973, it was cold and beginning to snow when I set out from Great Lakes, Illinois, at 6 a.m. to get home to my two boys on Long Island. My sons, Tommy and ...
Dec 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Respect Trump!
Dear Editor, I am a Democrat and Kirsten Gillibrand is my senator, however the USA Today editorial regarding President Donald Trump's tweet about her is below the dignity of any self-respecting nat...
Dec 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Footing Bill's bill
Dear Editor, I attended Mayor Bill de Blasio's Briarwood Town Hall meeting on November 30 and was impressed by his grasp of details and delivery of good news. He announced an $800,000 allocation fo...
Dec 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christmas heroes
Dear Editor, Christmas is a time for caring, sharing and giving, but I feel it should also be a time to recognize members of our communities who do things for others and go the extra mile to help t...
Dec 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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