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Social Media: Should You Use Social Media in an Internal Investigation? by cjleclaire
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 746 746 recommendations | email to a friend
Investigating Employees Through Their Social Media Accounts Social media can provide a lot of information about people’s lives. Why would an employer want to know what an employee is doing through social media? An employer may suspect that an employee is doing other things during work that do not...
Astoria Characters: The ESL Schoolteacher by Nruhling
May 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Yamina teaches English as a second language to second graders at P.S. 70. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When you have three children under the age of 4, it’s not always easy to get out the door on time. But Yamina Islam-Haque’ s got this. She’s an English as a seco...
Adolph Caso, a voice for Italian Americans, decries the attacks on Columbus by Milano52
May 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 681 681 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena I met Adolph Caso the first time at the International Book Show in New York City and he struck me as a person who loves books more than anything in the world. Only later on I discovered his interests were not only in publishing but also in writing, translating,...
Defensive Driving Can Prevent Accidents and Injuries and Also Save Lives by cjleclaire
May 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 703 703 recommendations | email to a friend
Do you know how to drive defensively? Everyone has heard about defensive driving, but what does it mean to drive defensively? It certainly behooves drivers to find out because knowing and following defensive driving guidelines can be a lifesaver when on the road. With warmer weather and summer ap...
Astoria Characters: The Ballet Teacher by Nruhling
May 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Eric is the founder of the Long Island City School of Ballet and the Long Island City Ballet. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling There aren’t any ballet dancers in Kilgore, Texas. You should be aware of that before you hear the story of Eric Ragan . Eric, the founder an...
Astoria Characters: The Father and Son Florists by Nruhling
May 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 118 118 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling John’s the owner of Ditmars Flowers & Gifts. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling John Patrikis is standing in the back of Ditmars Flowers & Gifts putting the finishing touches on a towering arrangement. He adds a couple of roses in strategic spots and stands back to asse...
7IX8_LawyerPhoto.jpg Real Personal Injury Law Cases in NY: $73k Payout by queensledgerNYC
Apr 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1094 1094 recommendations | email to a friend
A story told by car accident victim in the NY Area: When I was 11 years old, I was in a car with my father, having some bonding moments while driving to fill up gas in the New York area. We were having a great time, and my father turned the car right, to turn onto a street. Then I saw it. My surr...
Dr. Mary Rorro, The “Violin Doc,” An Exclusive Interview by Milano52
Apr 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1108 1108 recommendations | email to a friend
An interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena She was nicknamed “The Violin Doc” in a book by Lisa Wong entitled “Scales to Scalpels, Doctors Who Practice the Healing Arts of Music and Medicine;”  a talented professional viola player and a respected psychiatrist who uses her music to heal veterans, Dr. ...
RIGHT THE WRONG PLEASE! How about positive news for a change by godfather
Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 979 979 recommendations | email to a friend
Tired of the same news 24/7-Investigations, allegations, sexual harassment charges, what hat Melania is wearing, Trump always always denying everything. It really is sickening all over the news nightly since the election. When will this nightmare ever end? Pathetic nonsense. Unpatriotic, and a Co...
EXPERIENCE DOES MAKE A DIFFERENCE 40TH BUSINESS ANNIVERSARY COMING UP FOR JIM TURANO by godfather
Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
Part 1 of 4 series of this upcoming 40 year Business Anniversary for ReaL Estate Broker Jim Turano of Middle Village,NY 11379. He began in September 1979 as an agent working for then All Queens Tudor Real Estate on Eliot Avenue. By the late 1980's Jim Turano became the manager of All Queens Tudor...