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Astoria Characters: The BFF of Socrates Sculpture Park by Nruhling
Aug 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Audrey’s the director of public programs for Socrates Park. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling A comet’s tail of hair streaking in the air behind her, Audrey Dimola power-pedals to the front gate of Socrates Sculpture Park on Cherry Bomb, her single-speed Schwinn. She j...
Honesty—The Best Policy in a Workers' Compensation Claim by cjleclaire
Aug 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 416 416 recommendations | email to a friend
The Dangers of Overstating or Understating the Nature of Your Injury When you've been injured on the job in the state of New York, you have a right to seek workers' compensation benefits to cover your disability, and to pay for any reasonable and necessary medical expenses. When you are unable to...
How to Survive as a Small Business Owner Among a Myriad of Laws & Regulations by cjleclaire
Aug 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 421 421 recommendations | email to a friend
Laws Small Business Owners Should Know About Business laws have multiplied over the years and as a small business owner, you might feel overwhelmed because there are so many. Which laws take priority for your small business? Large companies have HR departments to tackle legal requirements, but sm...
Astoria Characters: The Golden-Haired Triplets by Nruhling
Aug 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Athena Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling It is Athena Levesque who opens the door. She is wearing a white long-sleeved sweater. The importance of her subtle sartorial statement will become immediately clear once you see her sisters. Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Andrea And...
Astoria Characters: The Classic-Car Dealer by Nruhling
Jul 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Peter is the owner of Gullwing Motor Cars. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling There are 170 classic cars in Peter Kumar ’s warehouse, but the one that means the most to him is the toy parked prominently on his desk. It’s a silver Mercedes Gullwing; he bought it when he ...
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Jul 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 248 248 recommendations | email to a friend

Astoria Characters: The Astoria Warrior by Nruhling
Jul 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Anthony is the founder of the Astoria Warrior brand. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling From shaved head to bare toes, Anthony Antoine is in full warrior mode. There can be no doubt of this because his red hoodie, camouflage baseball cap and summer slippers all shout As...
Astoria Characters: The Actor at the Funeral Home by Nruhling
Jul 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling You can meet Sean at O’Shea-Hoey Funeral Home. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Seventeen. That’s how many pounds Sean Church gained to play Eddie, the lead in Sam Shepard’s play Fool for Love . “Eddie is supposed to be overbearing, but my female lead was only a half ...
DSK8_unnamed.jpg How Can We Help Syrian Refugees by alicetaylor
Jul 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
The timeline of the Syrian civil war is full of violence, fear, and devastation for the local people. The society built on the cradle of civilization is suffering the world biggest refugee crisis. We must help them in the time of need. How can I help Syrian refugees ? Let’s explore some of the wa...
1RMI_images_cartoon_jim.png MIDDLE VILLAGE YOUNG PEOPLE NOT WORKING by godfather
Jul 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 377 377 recommendations | email to a friend
MIDDLE VILLAGE-has more young people not working between 22 years of age to 40 years of age. They mostly live with their parents or parent. Imagine no guidance, no retirement plans, just existing day after day. Most do not even own cars, hard to believe. But then again Reality will bite them in t...