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Astoria Characters: The Kid Entrepreneurs
Mar 21, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 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 | 7 7 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?
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 30 30 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
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 4 4 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 | 34 34 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...
Spare Yourselves The Agony By Avoiding “Divorce the Hard Way”
Mar 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
While no divorce is ever easy, some divorces are the epitome of divorce gone wrong. Rational thinking is absent and emotions become explosive. As the crazy side of yourself and your partner emerges...
Texting While Driving in New York
Mar 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 255 255 recommendations | email to a friend
by Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Have You Been Texting and Driving? Texting while driving in New York is against the law. In fact, 46 states ban texting while driving and two more states have a pa...

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Bill to attract at-risk youth to libraries
City agencies that interact extensively with at-risk young people could soon be required to make library card information and applications readily available under a new bill introduced by Councilma...
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woman raped in LIC
Police are requesting the public's assistance in locating three suspects wanted for restraining and raping a girl in Long Island City on Sunday, December 4. At about 3:45 a.m., a 20-year-old woman ...
Dec 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tree lights up in Sunnyside
Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer greets children from Sunnyside and its surrounding neighborhoods at the Skillman Avenue Tree lighting on Thursday, December 1st.
Dec 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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City converts schoolyards to playgrounds
On Wednesday, November 30, Mayor Michael Bloomberg unveiled the 200th schoolyard the city has converted to a public playground at P.S. 69 in Jackson Heights. The “Schoolyard to Playground” conversi...
Dec 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vallone calls for greater input into DOT projects
Councilman Peter Vallone, Jr. co-sponsored two pieces of legislation calling for greater accountability and inter-agency communication when the Department of Transportation intends to implement maj...
Dec 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Child hunger grows as nutrition programs close
At least 500,000 city children, or one in four, live with families that cannot provide an adequate supply of food, according to a report released by the New York City Coalition Against Hunger (NYCC...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Food Bank launches virtual food drive
As the holidays roll around, the Food Bank for New York City has partnered with Peapod by Stop & Shop to launch a new interactive virtual food drive fundraising tool that will allow donors to easil...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Turkeys given to Western Queens residents
To gear up for Thanksgiving, Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer, along with other elected officials and invested community members, gave out roughly 800 turkeys last week in the four housing developments ...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria Boys and Girls Club gets fashion forward
The Astoria Variety Boys and Girls club hosted its first fashion show on Sunday, November 20, to give the club’s fashionistas a taste of the industry. The show featured clothes from Limited Edition...
Nov 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astorians vow to take back their streets
Leaders organize neighborhood watch program in response to recent crime hike
Nov 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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DiNapoli assesses Northwestern Queens economy
According to a report from state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, northwestern Queens, which has the largest concentration of immigrants in the city, experienced economic growth during the years leadin...
Nov 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hit-and-run in Jackson Heights
On Tuesday November 15, a woman was struck by a vehicle while crossing 73rd Street and Northern Boulevard in Jackson Heights, leaving her with a head injury. Officers from the 115 Precinct responde...
Nov 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Home for formerly incarcerated mothers comes to LIC
Amid all of the business offices and facilities in Long Island City, a different type of facility with a different kind of mission will soon stand among the high-rises. A $9.4 million deal to build...
Nov 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trees planted in Western Queens
Astorians got their hands dirty on Monday, November 14, planting trees along 27th Street and 20th Avenue to block their view of the Con Edison power plant across the street with some fresh greenery...
Nov 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 171 171 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crowley visits Woodside food pantry
ays cuts to nutritional programs could be devastating
Nov 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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