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Has Your Loved One Been the Victim of Nursing Home Neglect?
Feb 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 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 | 20 20 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 | 51 51 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 | 49 49 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...
Astoria Characters: The Artist in Training
Feb 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Jose is from the Dominican Republic. In the spare bedroom of his apartment, Jose Mota is standing at a monumental work table, using an oil-paint marker to create the black...
MASPETH,NY-BUYING A BRICK 2F. VS A FRAME 2F.
Feb 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 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 ...
Astoria Characters: The Guitar Guide Guru
Feb 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Meet Mike, aka the Guitar Guide Guru. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling How hard – or easy – is it to play the guitar if you’ve never done it before? Instead of answerin...
Astoria Characters: The Comic With the Punch-Line Life
Jan 29, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Michelle shows off her mommy mug. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling If you didn’t know that Michelle Adrienne Slonim is a new mother, you need look no further than the r...
Update-Donald Trump -Jan.26, 2019
Jan 26, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Donald Trump Jr. is slated as the first to be subpoenaed by House Democrats for Russia’s alleged involvement in the Trump 2016 presidential campaign, per the Washington Examiner.   Report reveals T...
Trump supporters still in denial-Why?
Jan 25, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 546 546 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 ...

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BQX dreams
Dear Editor, It is wishful thinking that the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) would pay for up to 50 percent of the $2.8 billion cost of the BQX. Mayor Bill de Blasio, Borough President Melinda...
Feb 13, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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#NonprofitsToo
Dear Editor, The organization I lead, a nonprofit consulting firm called Community Resource Exchange, serves upwards of 500 nonprofits annually. In the past year, we have seen an uptick in requests...
Feb 13, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lacking intelligence
Dear Editor, The intelligence leaders of our nation testified as to their joint opinion of the threats confronting the nation. Their testimony was in stark contrast to that stated by President Dona...
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Goldwater standard
Dear Editor, The modern-day conservative movement's founding father, late Arizona Senator and 1964 Republican Presidential candidate Barry Goldwater, would have been disappointed in the recent Supr...
Feb 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Is Cuomo high?
Dear Editor, Marijuana possessed and smoked in public for recreation is neither safe for driving nor for secondhand smoke exposure for non-users. Further, cannabis is not a safe drug for general pr...
Feb 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump’s shutdown
Dear Editor, Republicans continue to blame Democrats more for the Trump shutdown. Odd, seeing as Trump promised Mexico would pay for his wall, and when Republicans controlled the House and the Sena...
Feb 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boot the hacks!
Dear Editor, Governor Andrew Cuomo's minor improvements in election law are shameful. He just couldn't find the political courage to touch term limits and reduce the number of signatures needed to ...
Feb 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Awful attack
Dear Editor, Wilfredo Arce, a 62-year old elderly Navy Veteran down on his luck, was attacked in a NYCHA building in Brooklyn. This horrendous act upon an elderly man who served our country is appa...
Feb 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Conflicted Cuomo
Dear Editor, I have conflicted feelings about Governor Andrew Cuomo's budget speech. As a rent-regulated tenant, I applaud his push to end vacancy decontrol and unjustified rent hikes. But he suppo...
Jan 30, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Praise for Avella
Dear Editor, Tony Avella was a state senator for eight years in northeast Queens prior to his loss in the November election. Before that, he was a councilman for an additional eight years. As a civ...
Jan 30, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Long live plastic
Dear Editor, Governor Andrew Cuomo wants a plastic bag ban throughout New York because he believes it will help reduce greenhouse emissions. But paper bags use more resources and break before the s...
Jan 30, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voting Socialist
Dear Editor, The new Marxist arrivals elected to the House of Representatives in 2018 are interpreting the elections as an endorsement of their socialist policies. They have dropped all the pretens...
Jan 30, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Collusion insulation
Dear Editor, Rudy Giuliani has made it clear that President Donald Trump did not collude with Russians, although his campaign staff may have done so. In other words, he had a lot of buffers. Robert...
Jan 30, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Irresponsible ad
Dear Editor, Some time ago, I watched a car ad on television: on a deserted snowy road at high speed, a car circles a small fallen tree lying on the road and the driver does not stop to remove this...
Jan 30, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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See the light
Dear Editor, In the January 10th edition, there was an article about "daylighting," which is when parking spots are removed near a corner to make better visibility for drivers. This was recently do...
Jan 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
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