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Astoria Characters: The WWII Veteran With the Purple Heart by Nruhling
Nov 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 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 | 69 69 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 ...
Astoria Characters: The Woman Who Paints Faces (and Bellies) by Nruhling
Oct 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Lenore drew from her childhood to create her career. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Six-year-old Abby wants to be a catterfly, a creature of her imagination that is at once cat and butterfly, and her less articulate 3-year-old brother, Andy, can’t wait to turn himse...
It’s Only Forty Years! Homecoming 2016 At Queens College by Milano52
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 526 526 recommendations | email to a friend
  Article by TIZIANO THOMAS DOSSENA It’s funny how time is relative to people and moments in their life (I know that’s not what Einstein meant, but this is possibly a variant of his theory of relativity, or maybe not). When one is young, time is apparently slow and summers never seem to end, but ...
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers' Compensation Lawyers by cjleclaire
Oct 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 545 545 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Pyrros & Serres LLP Your Rights During a Workers' Compensation Insurance Company Medical Exam When you've been hurt on the job and you file a claim for workers' compensation, one of the first steps you'll have to take is to submit to a medical examination by a company-selected doctor. Bas...
Beware of Insurance Company Investigators! by cjleclaire
Oct 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 563 563 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Pyrros & Serres When you file for workers' compensation, it's not unusual for the workers' compensation insurance company to send out a private investigator to videotape you without your knowledge. They'll try to show you doing things that you shouldn't be able to do with the injury you a...
Mistakes That Could Harm A Car Accident Case by cjleclaire
Oct 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 462 462 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Steve Palermo Car accident cases involving personal injury can be stressful, tedious, and confusing. They are not to be handled alone. If you’ve been injured in a car accident at no fault of your own, it’s in your best interest to find an experienced personal injury lawyer to oversee your...
Oct Should I Go Through My Insurance For Collision Coverage Or The Other Drivers? by cjleclaire
Oct 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 529 529 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Steve Palermo If you’ve recently been in a car accident and your car has been damaged, you might be wondering how to go about covering the costs of repair. If you have collision coverage, great! We believe everyone should have collision coverage. Collision coverage can be seriously helpfu...
Food Waste Law Tax Incentive for Restaurant Owners by cjleclaire
Oct 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 526 526 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D Hans & Associates Food waste is a problem that restaurants and other businesses in the food industry have grappled with for years. An article entitled   “It’s Time to Rethink Restaurant Food Waste”   points out that 84 percent of the food waste restaurants generate ends up in la...
Astoria Characters: The Guy at the Uke Hut by Nruhling
Oct 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
  Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Masafumi plays guitar, ukulele and drums.   Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling It’s really easy to play the ukulele. To show you, Masafumi Sakai starts strumming the small four-stringer. A high-strung, high-strutting cartoon tune emerges. “I can teach anyone the basic...