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Astoria Characters: The Guy Who Likes Pi and Pizza Pie
Oct 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Walid is the owner of Macoletta. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling "Not all pizza is created equal,” says Walid Idriss as he sprinkles flour on the countertop and places...
Being Italian American Is In The DNA Of My Being And Of My Work… An Interview With Playwright And Director Charles Messina
Oct 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
  Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena (Courtesy L'Idea Magazine NY) Charles Messina Charles Messina  is an American playwright, screenwriter, and director. Born in Greenwich Village, of Italian-Ame...
New Medical Fee Schedule for New York Workers’ Compensation Claims
Oct 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 159 159 recommendations | email to a friend
Worker’s Compensation Board Proposes New Medical Fee Schedule Board Seeks Comments before Finalizing Fee Schedule Changes Queens |NYC| Brooklyn |Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers If you’ve been i...
Bedsores Due to Nursing Home Neglect – Frequently Asked Questions
Oct 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 138 138 recommendations | email to a friend
What Systems Should Hospital Staff Follow to Monitor Medical Conditions? Monitoring a medical condition in a patient requires following set medical standards and guidelines that have been establish...
EMPLOYMENT LAW ALERT: EMPLOYER COMPLIANCE WITH NEW SEXUAL HARASSMENT LAWS COMMENCES ON OCTOBER 9, 2018
Oct 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
A BRIEF BY COMPREHENSIVE OVERVIEW OF WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO COMPLY WITH THE NEWLY ENACTED NEW YORK STATE AND NEW YORK CITY SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING LAWS Author:   CHRISTOPHER L. VAN DE WATER, E...
Paycheck Deductions: What Is Legal in New York?
Oct 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
Understanding NY Laws about Paycheck Deductions Laws vary from state to state regarding deducting for loans or legitimate business losses from an employee’s paycheck. New York has very strict labor...
Astoria Characters: The Bakers Who Are Sweet on Each Other
Oct 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Gian Piero is at 44-17 30th Ave. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling It is pouring down rain, but Michael Dellapolla , the owner of Gian Piero Bakery , doesn’t notice the ...
1031 Exchange Property of the Year!
Oct 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview with experienced Broker Jim Turano who just completed his 40 year in the business. Investing with Real Estate Properties that give you a minimum of a 7% Cap rate of return and in addition...
Astoria Characters: Vinny and Suzy and the Harley
Oct 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Vinny and Suzy get ready to ride. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “Wanna go for a ride?” Suzy runs circles around the living room coffee table, yes, yes, YES! Satisfie...
How Would You Know Whether Your Newborn Suffered from Hypoxia and Asphyxia?
Sep 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 272 272 recommendations | email to a friend
Symptoms of Birth Hypoxia or Asphyxia that Parents Should Be Aware of Birth hypoxia and asphyxia both refer to lack of oxygen to the brain in a fetus. This can occur right before, during or immedia...

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The Bakers Who Are Sweet on Each Other
It is pouring down rain, but Michael Dellapolla, the owner of Gian Piero Bakery, doesn’t notice the deluge. What he sees are the customers pouring in. Sure, he wishes the sun were out, but in the 2...
Oct 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gregory Lasak enters district attorney race
Gregory Lasak ended a 14-year tenure as a Supreme Court Justice just last month, but he is already looking for the next challenge. Lasak announced on Tuesday that he will run for Queens District At...
Oct 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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RIOULT Dance Center opens in Astoria
Company will offer programs for local youth
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Residents discuss issues at Astoria town hall
Speaker, councilman weigh in on housing, transit,
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Astoria Rocks fundraiser set for October 21
What started out as a high school reunion for a longtime group of friends has now become an opportunity to give back. The “Astoria Rocks for St. Jude” event was started by a group of Long Island Ci...
Oct 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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TOP HIGH SCHOOLS 2018
INSIDE: A Top High School is an Investment in Your Child and Family: The personalized and quality education that a Top High School offers shouldn't be looked at as an added expense, but an investme...
Oct 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ms. Colombia found dead off Jacob Riis Park
Hundreds gather to remember colorful local figure
Oct 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Bearded Dude, the Dog and the Harley
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Oct 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prominent LGBT activist Friedman passes away
A longtime LGBT activist and former president of the Lesbian and Gay Democratic Club of Queens has died at the age of 70. Bruce Friedman, a Bronx native who became a major player in Queens politics...
Oct 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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PS 150 receives funding for new auditorium
The next generation of students at PS 150 in Sunnyside will have a new auditorium, thanks to funding from a local official. Last Thursday, Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer joined students, parents and s...
Oct 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Smiler Behind Sorriso Italian Pork Store
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Sep 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Advocates concerned about Blissville oil spill
Say toxic situation is flying under the radar
Sep 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria Characters columnist hosts annual 'family reunion'
Brings together a year's worth of subjects
Sep 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Constantinides, Johnson to host town hall on Oct. 4
Two elected officials are planning to host a town hall at PS 171 in Astoria on Thursday, October 4, at 6:30 p.m. Councilman Costa Constantinides and Council Speaker Corey Johnson will speak about r...
Sep 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIC residents call on city to activate space
Long Island City elected officials and civic leaders are calling on the city to renovate and activate a piece of public land underneath Queensboro Bridge ramps. In a letter to the Department of Hou...
Sep 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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