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Astoria Characters: The Voice Teacher
Mar 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Oliver is the founder and director of the Long Island City Academy of Music. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Ah, where to begin? Oliver Söhngen has much to say so he s...
"Sunny Days and Sleepless Nights": A Brooklyn author born in Italy tells his story through his poems...
Mar 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Tiziano Thomas Dossena’s collection of award-winning selected poetry is titled “Sunny Days and Sleepless Night.” The author, born in Milan, Italy, spent his high school (John Jay H.S.) and college ...
Astoria Characters: The Kid Entrepreneurs
Mar 21, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Izzy collects Magic, The Gathering cards. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Izzy Weitzman is sitting at the kitchen table putting Magic, The Gathering cards into packets...
NYC Poster Printing: The What, Why & How
Mar 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
 Posters are a simple an effective method of advertising your product or service. It can be useful for small business and large corporations alike. They are less expensive than other forms of adver...
The Use of Social Media in Personal Injury Litigation in New York
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
by Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Attorneys Using Social Media as Evidence in Personal Injury Claims For many, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are as much a part of their lives as a phone, computer...
What Does Your Lawyer Need to Prepare for Your Workers’ Compensation Hearing?
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by Pyrros & Serres LLP   New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers What Does Your Lawyer Need to Prepare for Your Workers’ Compensation Hearing? If you’ve been injured...
Best Business Practices When Screening Applicants with Criminal Records
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 230 230 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans & Associates When an applicant with a criminal record applies for a job at your company, the screening can become complicated. You cannot make your decision based on any typ...
Bifurcated Trial System In Suffolk County & Nassau County Can Favor Defendants
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Author: Palermo Tuohy Bruno, P.L.L.C. The Bifurcated Trial System Recently, we discussed how a century old rule barring mention of liability insurance may actually create bias in a jury, favoring a...
Astoria Characters: The Daddy Blogger
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Nancy A. Ruhling Jason’s a blogging dad. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling A coffee cup and pacifier in hand, Jason Greene , who has a quartet of kids, plops himself down on the living room floor...
What Kinds of Employment Records Does Your Business Have to Keep?
Mar 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 304 304 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans There is a lot of administration involved with running a business, and sometimes you wonder what records to keep and how long you have to keep them. The EEOC ( Equal Employment O...

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Community board tables vote on 111th Street safety project
Advocates debate with opponents at tense meeting
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Western Queens pols want clarity on G&T admissions policy
Elected officials representing western Queens are still confused about the admissions policy for middle school Gifted and Talented (G&T) programs in District 30. In a March 20th letter, Superintend...
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Mayor pushes mansion tax in Queens visit
Funds would help seniors with affordable housing
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Traffic signal installed at busy Jackson Heights intersection
If you’re driving down Elmhurst Avenue and approaching Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights, you’ll now have to make a right turn. The Department of Transportation (DOT) unveiled a new traffic signa...
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The Small-Business Brothers, 13 and 11
Izzy Weitzman is sitting at the kitchen table putting Magic, The Gathering cards into packets for pricing. Each one, he explains, entitles the bearer in the role-playing game to acquire mystical cr...
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Corona school getting a five-story addition
Students will not longer need to use trailers
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Community leaders call for LIC nightclub to shutter
Judge temporarily reinstated liquor license
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Real estate panel offers insight into changing LIC landscape
Retail expected to be on the rise as nabe transforms
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Major World dealerships accused of deceptive practices
The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) announced last Thursday that the agency is filing a charges against the Queens-based Major World car dealership. DCA Commissioner Lorelei Salas accused the ...
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials condemn Astoria hate graffiti
Astoria’s local elected officials went to work on Monday morning, only to find an offensive message scrawled on their district offices. State Senator Michael Gianaris, Assemblywoman Aravella Simota...
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Astoria celebrates Greek Independence Day
Elected officials and community members celebrated the 196th year of Greek Independence on Friday at the Stathakion Center in Astoria. The celebration highlighted the contributions of Greek America...
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Woodside school to remove classroom trailers
Special ed students to relocate to LIC building
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The Stay-at-Home Dad Who Blogs About Parenthood
A coffee cup and pacifier in hand, Jason Greene, who has a quartet of kids, plops himself down on the living room floor, where his 18-month-old daughter, Arwen, is playing with giant LEGO tiles. Ja...
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Jackson Heights school receives STEM grant
The Renaissance Charter School in Jackson Heights will get a huge boost to its science education programs, thanks to a donation from a national pharmaceutical organization. Representatives from the...
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The Ex-Teacher Who Became the Enchanted Goddess
Surrounded by magic wands, angel statues and spiritual tomes, Joan Becht Willette, aka The Enchanted Goddess, is reclining in her writing chair, notebook in hand, waiting for the right words to lea...
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