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Astoria Characters: The Seamstress Who Brings Daddies and Daughters Together by Nruhling
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Evgeniya is from Russia. Text and Photos by Nancy Ruhling In a corner of the bedroom, on a tiny table, Evgeniya Bavaeva sets up her portable Brother sewing machine. It’s always at night, usually at 10, after her 3-year-old daughter, Celine, is in bed and while her husban...
Astoria Characters: The Hip-Sip Guy by Nruhling
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Juuz.me Bar & Grill is at 19-23 Ditmars Blvd. It’s early in the morning, and the first order of the day at Juuz.me is super simple. Zsolt “George” Csonka cuts a green apple, a peach and pineapple into chunks and pops them into the blender with some coconut water. He take...
The Workers’ Compensation Board Ruled Against You—Now What? by cjleclaire
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP | W orkers Compensation Attorneys New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers The Workers’ Compensation Board Ruled Against You—Now What? You got hurt on the job and it seemed like an open and shut case—then the workers’ compensation board ruled ...
Employers Walk the Line on Employees’ Social Media Comments by cjleclaire
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 325 325 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans As employers, if you feel that an employee’s comment on social media, such as Facebook or Twitter is damaging to your business’s reputation, it is wise to seek legal counsel before firing the employee. Employers can end up in a wrongful termination lawsuit if they do not c...
Astoria Characters: The Artist Who's a Work in Progress by Nruhling
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
The small studio is hidden, behind a hollow-core wooden door, in a corner of the basement apartment. Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Portrait of an emerging artist. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling The small studio is hidden, behind a hollow-core wooden door, in a corner of the basement apartment. I...
The French Connection: Oldies But Goodies Movie In Yonkers With Real Stars by Milano52
Nov 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 285 285 recommendations | email to a friend
  Article by Tiziano Thomas Dossena On November 14, Alamo Theaters in Yonkers presented, on the 45 th  anniversary of its release, the Oscar winning film  The French Connection , which played to a large audience of enthusiasts, a rather unusual occurrence for a Monday night. The reason for the la...
The Million Women March on Washington: Another Moment in History by cjleclaire
Nov 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 223 223 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:US Coachways   Bus Rental   The Million Women March on Washington: Another Moment in History Million Women March Gets the Nation’s Attention Is the Million Women March on Washington going to be another historical moment in U.S. History? It appears that it will be. In 1963, African American...
Astoria Characters: The Baker Who's Found Her Sweet Spot by Nruhling
Nov 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Anastasia’s an entrepreneur. Text and Photos by  Nancy A. Ruhling There are eight fresh-baked cupcakes on the metal stand. Anastasia Cunningham is crowning each with a snowflake star smothered in shiny sugar sprinkles. Like a jeweler setting a diamond, she centers each s...
Astoria Characters: The WWII Veteran With the Purple Heart by Nruhling
Nov 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Herb’s a WWII veteran. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When the Battle of the Bulge bomb went off, Herb Greenberg flew up in the air. He landed on his back. Separated from this event by the passage of seven decades, Herb, sitting in his big easy chair, inserts a meta...
Astoria Characters: The Tree Tender by Nruhling
Nov 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Nancy is her block’s tree keeper. Text and Photos by Nancy Ruhling Along the stretch of 27th Street that slouches toward Con Ed, there are 22 new honey locust trees. Nancy Perez knows this because it is she who spearheaded the effort to get them planted through Greening ...