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THE WEED TRUTH: Recreational Use of Marijuana, even if legalized in New York, Can Still Get You FIRED!
Mar 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
Let’s face it, the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in New York State appears a foregone conclusion.  Both the state Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo are negotiating whether to in...
You’ve Just Been Terminated. Do You Think it Was it Because of Your Age?
Mar 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
here May be a Good Change in the Law on the Horizon Author:   Cafaro Verdicts Older people (and “older” is subjective term), who cannot afford the luxury of retirement, are at a much higher risk of...
It doesn't matter what Trump has done to date, he is adored by many
Mar 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
March 12, 2019-Update Lying is an art and when you are that good many believe what you say. Trump supporters care less if Trump is crooked, committed crimes, lied about his affairs, pay offs/bribes...
Luke Perry Dies at 52 of Massive Stroke
Mar 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Webperseverance.com Luke Perry dying of a massive stroke shocked many people. He was a beloved actor known for his roles in   90210   and more recently in the series   Riverdale . It is hard...
Will NYC Pass a Paid Vacation Bill?
Mar 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
Two Weeks of Employee Paid Vacation A paid vacation bill is under consideration and Mayor De Blasio has made a pledge to support the bill. It appears the NYC Earned Safe and Sick Time Act will serv...
The Italian Cookie Comes With A Smile. An Interview Of The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition’s Winner Tina Zaccardi.
Mar 07, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 211 211 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena  For all the friends who had the fortune to taste Tina Zaccardi’s cookies, cakes, and pies, it was not such a big surprise that she had won “The Great American B...
Marijuana Legalization in New York
Mar 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 219 219 recommendations | email to a friend
Governor Cuomo Is Supporting the Legalization of Marijuana If the legislature passes the Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act, Governor Cuomo believes it could generate $300 million in revenue a ye...
All Parks in Queens NY
Mar 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 253 253 recommendations | email to a friend
A great resource of almost  all (372) parks in Queens NY . Parks can be filtered by Neighborhood, Facilities, and Size.   Each park has an address and a link to Google Maps. To get a holistic view ...
Are Dehydration and Malnutrition a Form of Nursing Home Neglect?
Mar 01, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 226 226 recommendations | email to a friend
Dehydration and Malnutrition in New York Nursing Homes Dehydration and malnutrition are one of the most common types of nursing home abuse. What Is Dehydration? Dehydration is rapid loss of body fl...
Website Accessibility: ADA Lawsuits Against Websites Go Mainstream
Feb 25, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 248 248 recommendations | email to a friend
More Lawsuits Are Emerging to Pursue ADA Violations Website accessibility based on the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) became an issue for the Beyonce website. Media outlets featured articles ...

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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 | 200 200 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 | 195 195 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 | 198 198 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 | 179 179 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 | 205 205 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 | 208 208 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 | 196 196 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 | 218 218 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 | 205 205 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 | 227 227 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 | 222 222 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 | 245 245 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 | 239 239 recommendations | email to a friend
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Typical Trump
Dear Editor, Trump just named Andrew Wheeler to head the Environmental Protection Agency. So the man running the agency charged with protecting the environment is a climate change sceptic, an ex-lo...
Nov 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 199 199 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cure Alzheimer’s
Dear Editor, It has been reported that retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor suffers from dementia and probably has Alzheimer’s disease. This is an insidious disease that effects 5.5 mi...
Nov 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 200 200 recommendations | email to a friend
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