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Can Your Family Have Access to Your E-Mail after Your Death?
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 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 | 18 18 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 | 11 11 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...
Astoria Characters: The Monster Maker
Feb 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
  Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Sky Deviler on the loose. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Somewhere sinister, in a secret lab, Dr. Cube, a mad scientist intent on ruling the universe, is making a m...
Using Our Schools to Curb School Shootings
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 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 | 40 40 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 | 134 134 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 | 151 151 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...
Astoria Characters: The Art-Foundry Owner
Feb 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
  Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Michael’s family owns Sculpture House Casting. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling What’s your title? It’s not meant to be a funny question, but it makes Michael Perrott...
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...

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PS 2 in Astoria restored as polling site
Will be ready for upcoming primary
Aug 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Confusion surrounds Lefrak City polling site
Just weeks until Moya-Monserrate Democratic Primary
Aug 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Harpist Who Plays it all From Rock to Bach
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School event brings community, police together
Hundreds of families gathered outside Queens Center Mall last week for a back-to-school bash hosted by JCPenney, the Community Affairs Bureau of NYPD Patrol Borough Queens North, and FDNY. The even...
Aug 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Congressman proposes tax credit bill for renters
Legislation would also benefit public housing residents
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The Steinway Street and Stilettoes Drag Queen
“I’m not used to posing as a boy,” says Travis Barr. Burly and black-haired, he’s standing along the waterfront at Astoria Park looking uncomfortable in his sweats and sneakers while staring into t...
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State lawmakers push “ParentPatrol” app
Seek to protect kids in local parks
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Queens senator, advocates push for bail reform
Effort spurred by the long saga of the Pedro Hernandez case
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Catholic Charities unveils new mobile van at Kids Fun Day
Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens (CCBQ) hosted its 9th annual Kids Fun Day in Astoria last Friday, providing free bookbags, activities and health screenings to local families. Hundreds of ...
Aug 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Family Who Owns the Bel Aire Diner
ASTORIA CHARACTERS
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Astoria celebrates low crime rates at National Night Out
Local residents turned out in full force on Tuesday night for the annual National Night Out Against Crime at Astoria Park. The nationwide event brings together local police precincts and community ...
Aug 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor, women advocates endorse Moya in Council race
Contest narrows down to two candidates after challenges
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Willets Point shops: “We’re open for business”
Merchants ask city to fix crumbling infrastructure
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The Actor Who Sees Life as His Greatest Stage
“Would you mind if I make breakfast?” Alec Shaw, who is walking around the kitchen in his bare feet, cracks a couple of free-range brown eggs into the skillet. As they are cooking in coconut oil, h...
Aug 03, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Construction underway to renovate Big Bush Park
Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver joined Borough President Melinda Katz and Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer at Woodside’s Big Bush Park last Tuesday to break ground on a $1.8 million reconstruction pr...
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