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How to Clean a Diamond Ring the Right Way
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
If you have been struggling to sell diamonds for top price, the chances are that you’ve been cleaning your ring incorrectly. Remember nothing can sell diamonds quite like that shiny sparkle and lus...
Astoria Characters: The Honey Harvesters
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Ashley and Nick are the owners of Astor Apiaries. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Nick Hoefly isn’t wearing gloves. His wife, Ashley , points this out as she pulls on ...
Texting and Driving FAQs
Jun 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Texting and Driving Is the Most Alarming Form of Distracted Driving Texting and driving includes reading text messages, emails or online material or writing or composing messages on a mobile device...
Misclassifying Workers as Independent Contractors
Jun 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
How Would Your Small Business Fare with the IRS for Worker Status? Did you know that misclassifying workers is one of the top problems that small business owners face? Many small businesses hire in...
Astoria Characters: The Successful Actor You've Never Heard Of
Jun 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Neal is an actor and a lawyer. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling You’ve probably never heard of Neal Arluck . And it’s highly unlikely that you’d recognize his face. The...
Astoria Characters: The Illustrator
Jun 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Keiko is from Jakara, Indonesia. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “I like to collect things,” says Keiko Nabila . She mentions this as she walks past the floor-to-ceili...
Bringing Back the draft for young men 18 years of age
May 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Why they should bring back the draft-specifically for men only at 18 years age. Too many young men still living at home with no job, no inspiration, no motivation, and just flat out existing. In my...
Astoria Characters: The Drummer Whose Heartbeat Is Science
May 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Greg is a pharmacist who plays the conga. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling For Greg Stein , everything started to come together about a decade ago. What happened was no...
Astoria Characters: Cadillac Man
May 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Cadillac Man wrote Land of the Lost Souls: My Life on the Streets . Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Tom Wagner , cap and coat in hand, is itching to get outside. He wa...
Do Your Work Policies Discriminate Between Men and Women?
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 595 595 recommendations | email to a friend
One Set of Rules for Men and a Different Set of Rules for Women Having company policies that discriminate between men and women can be lethal for an employer in today’s work environment. If you hav...

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IS 227 community breaks ground on new playground
Asphalt lot will be transformed into multi-use space
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crowley duels Ocasio-Cortez in televised debate
As the congressional primary on June 26 nears, voters in the 14th Congressional District got a chance to hear from their two main candidates. Last Friday on NY1, incumbent Congressman Joseph Crowle...
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodside Library to undergo $6.5 million renovation
The Woodside Library will be rebuilt for the next generation, thanks to funding allocated in the city budget. Elected officials announced on Monday that the Woodside branch will undergo a $6.5 mill...
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Workers rally against contractor hiring non-union in LIC
The Durst Organization may be constructing the tallest building in Queens, but they are using a non-union contractor to do it. Last week, union construction workers from Iron Workers Local 46 prote...
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Successful Actor You’ve Never Heard Of
You’ve probably never heard of Neal Arluck. And it’s highly unlikely that you’d recognize his face. There’s good reason for this. Although Neal’s acting career has spanned more than four decades, i...
Jun 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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LGBTQ groups denounce attack on Queens man
Brandon Soriano was beaten after Pride parade
Jun 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marra suspends State Senate bid
Throws support behind Ramos
Jun 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB2 votes down safety plan for Skillman, 43rd avenues
Street safety advocates call foul on board chair
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The Illustrator from Indonesia
“I like to collect things,” says Keiko Nabila. She mentions this as she walks past the floor-to-ceiling shelves of shoes in the entry hall of her studio apartment/art studio. The featured footwear ...
Jun 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Pride Parade inspires sense of community
On Sunday, June 3, thousands of people lined the streets of Jackson Heights for the 26th annual Queens Pride Parade and Festival. The event was organized by the Queens Lesbian and Gay Pride Committ...
Jun 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mile markers coming to Queens parks
Astoria, Flushing Meadows, Cunningham will get new distance signs
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Queens College celebrates 94th commencement
Thousands of students and their families celebrated several years of hard work and determination at Queens College’s 94th commencement last Thursday. More than 4,300 students received their degrees...
Jun 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Enter the Dream Cookie Contest for the chance to have your cookie baked and sold by Chip NYC
Enter the Dream Cookie Contest, hosted by CHIP NYC & The Variety Boys & Girls Club in Astoria, for the chance to have your cookie created, baked, and sold by Chip NYC!
Jun 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Drummer Whose Heartbeat Is Science
For Greg Stein, everything started to come together about a decade ago. What happened was not so much extraordinary as unexpected. Instead of an epiphany, his transformation was an evolution. Until...
Jun 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sunnyside up: foodies sample nabe's best offerings
Approximately 600 foodies gathered under a white tent in the parking lot of PC Richard on Queens Boulevard for the 8th annual Taste of Sunnyside's event. Last week's sold-out event featured 35 loca...
May 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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