Wed Jul 8, 2020 | | Charter School Insights, Covid-19, General

Re-Opening Schools in New York City– Board of NYC Department of Health Votes to Re-Open Day Care Centers; Mayor De Blasio and Chancellor Carranza Unveil plans to re-open New York City Department of Education Schools in September


After originally issuing an order on April 3, 2020 closing New York City-based pre-school and daycare programs in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and related federal, New York State and New York City emergency declarations, and then shortly after the first order issuing a modified order on April 5, 2020, in response to Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 202.4 and 202.11 requiring provisions for care for the children of first responders and health care workers as well as the desire to provide care for children of essential workers which closed all but 125 of the more than 3,000 child care programs and pre-schools in New York City, yesterday, the Board of the NYC Department of Health voted in favor of re-opening all NYC child care programs and pre-schools beginning July 13, 2020.   

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Fri May 1, 2020 | | Business, General, Organizations

Happy Law Day


Law Day originated in 1957 when American Bar Association President Charles Rhyne envisioned a special day for celebrating the US legal system.  On February 3, 1958, President Dwight Eisenhower issued a proclamation officially establishing Law Day.  Since then, every president has issued an annual proclamation.  This day is focused on helping people appreciate their liberties and affirm United States principles of equality and justice.  It also aims to cultivate respect for the law, which is a vital component of the democratic way of life.

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Tue Sep 10, 2019 | | General

September 11th Remembrance Day


As the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks approach, yesterday, Governor Cuomo signed legislation to create the September 11th Remembrance Day which shall enable the observance of a brief moment of silence on each September 11th in public school classrooms.

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Thu Jan 3, 2019 | | General, Real Estate, Startups

Justin’s Ski Shop, Part 1 (New Year, New Businesses)


Happy New Year!  With the New Year and associated New Year’s resolutions, there’s typically an uptick in folks venturing into new businesses, adding products or services to their current business, undertaking new projects or otherwise making tweaks and changes (or resolving to explore tweaks and changes). 

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Mon Oct 31, 2016 | | General

Halloween Laws: Trick Or Treat


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As some of us prepare to take our kids trick-or-treating this evening or throw on costumes ourselves, others seek to avoid the crowds of “over-aged” trick-or-treaters that attend the West Village Parade and otherwise fill the streets of New York City or simply look forward to enjoying an obligatory candy bar, we are here to help you enjoy a few legal treats, too:

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