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Electronic death registry eludes NY

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John Ferrari takes a typewriter with him when he’s on the road for work. Yes, a typewriter. That’s because Ferrari, licensed funeral director at Ferrari Funeral Home in Schenectady, must fill out in triplicate — using old-fashioned carbon paper — the form required to certify a death. If he doesn’t have the typewriter with him, he loses valuable time in the 72-hour window between a death and the deadline under state law for filing the ...

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June 6, 2013
6:16 p.m.

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This is a disgrace and why our local members of the Senate and the Assembly should be ashamed