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Astoria Characters: Cadillac Man
May 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 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 | 221 221 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...
Social Media: Should You Use Social Media in an Internal Investigation?
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
Investigating Employees Through Their Social Media Accounts Social media can provide a lot of information about people’s lives. Why would an employer want to know what an employee is doing through ...
Astoria Characters: The ESL Schoolteacher
May 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Yamina teaches English as a second language to second graders at P.S. 70. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When you have three children under the age of 4, it’s not alw...
Adolph Caso, a voice for Italian Americans, decries the attacks on Columbus
May 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena I met Adolph Caso the first time at the International Book Show in New York City and he struck me as a person who loves books more than anything in the world. On...
Defensive Driving Can Prevent Accidents and Injuries and Also Save Lives
May 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
Do you know how to drive defensively? Everyone has heard about defensive driving, but what does it mean to drive defensively? It certainly behooves drivers to find out because knowing and following...
Astoria Characters: The Ballet Teacher
May 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Eric is the founder of the Long Island City School of Ballet and the Long Island City Ballet. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling There aren’t any ballet dancers in Kilgor...
Astoria Characters: The Father and Son Florists
May 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling John’s the owner of Ditmars Flowers & Gifts. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling John Patrikis is standing in the back of Ditmars Flowers & Gifts putting the finishing tou...
Real Personal Injury Law Cases in NY: $73k Payout
Apr 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 385 385 recommendations | email to a friend
A story told by car accident victim in the NY Area: When I was 11 years old, I was in a car with my father, having some bonding moments while driving to fill up gas in the New York area. We were ha...
Dr. Mary Rorro, The “Violin Doc,” An Exclusive Interview
Apr 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 179 179 recommendations | email to a friend
An interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena She was nicknamed “The Violin Doc” in a book by Lisa Wong entitled “Scales to Scalpels, Doctors Who Practice the Healing Arts of Music and Medicine;”  a talen...

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Paul McCartney surprises and rocks Astoria
High School students receive lessons from legend
Oct 10, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Literary Town Hall to be held in Astoria
Event celebrates the growth of the lit community
Oct 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Proposed Roosevelt BID reduces size and cost
Officials work to increase dialogue with small biz owners
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Group raises funds to purchase Steinway Mansion
The Friends of Steinway Mansion, a non-profit organization, have begun a fundraising campaign with the goal of purchasing the Astoria home located at 18-22 41st Street. This collation of businesses...
Oct 09, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elizabeth Lusskin named LIC Partnership president
The Long Island City Partnership has announced that Elizabeth Lusskin will be its new president. Lusskin has served as deputy commissioner for Programs and Development for the Department of Small B...
Oct 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Top High Schools 2013
How we chose our 2013 Top High Schools , what they have to offer, and how to use the information we've gathered for each academic institution. Private school can be a costly, but worthy, investment...
Oct 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trash in Astoria sparks proposed legislation
New bill would incentivize businesses to empty bins
Oct 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria residents refuse to let developer on property
Homeowners want settlement stipulating repairs
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Seniors take to the court
Seniors across Queens are lacing up their sneakers and breaking out their rackets to take part in the City Parks Foundation’s six-week Seniors Fitness program. Free tennis instruction will be avail...
Sep 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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LGCC library to get makeover
The library at LaGuardia Community College is getting a $2 million makeover. Renovations, which should be complete by fall of 2016, will include a new entrance, expanded circulation area, and a new...
Sep 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIC Partnership hosts networking event
The Long Island City Partnership hosted a networking event with the Manhattan skyline as a backdrop on top of Z Hotel last week. Attendees mingled over food and drinks, discussing the changing land...
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Plan to move Aluminaire House may be foiled
Community Board 2 votes against the proposal
Sep 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Engine Company 289 celebrates 100 years in Corona
When Engine Company 289 opened on 43rd Avenue in Corona, it was one of the first firehouses in the city designed without a horse-and-carriage in mind. Last Friday, the firehouse celebrated its 100t...
Sep 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local officials call for end to 'gay panic' defense
In wake of murder of man for allegedly 'blowing kisses'
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After-school hours are extended at ElmCor
Program in Elmhurst focuses on education and positive morals
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