Steinberg Ilene – Exhibit 5 BARRY R. STEINBERG 160 Oser Avenue Hauppauge, New York 11788 (March 25th, 1997)
As you know, I plan to gift to you 25,000 shares of the Company's Common Stock, $.01 par value (the "Shares"). I am party to an agreement dated November 18, 1996, a copy of which is enclosed with this letter (the "Lock-Up Agreement"). Pursuant to the Lock-Up Agreement, I may not gift the Shares to you unless you agree, prior thereto, to be bound by all of the provisions of the Lock-Up Agreement. I would appreciate your indicating such agreement by signing the enclosed duplicate copy of this letter where set forth below, and returning the same to me.