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Astoria Characters: The Couple Walked by the Wheaten Terrier
Jan 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Constantine was born in Astoria. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When the front door opens, Henry springs into action like a Pogo stick on speed, jumping up and down, ...
Leo Vadalà’s “Some Grief, Some Joy” Will Move The Reader...
Jan 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
Review by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Historical fiction  is a literary genre in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past. The term is commonly used as a synonym for the  historical n...
Astoria Characters: The Salsa Master
Jan 18, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Nancy A. Ruhling Jean Franco’s the owner of Salsa In Queens. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Salsa In Queens is going to open soon, so Jean Franco Vergaray grabs a broom and starts sweeping the...
How Important Is ADA Compliance for Your Website?
Jan 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
ADA Non-Compliance and The Beyonce Website Lawsuit According to the   Hollywood Reporter , the lawsuit alleges that visually impaired users do not have equal access to the website’s products and se...
The Ever Changing World of Web Design & Websites
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A Brief Look Back and Look Forward at Websites It's a fact that the world of web design and websites is ever changing. New improvements in design and technology emerge all the time. Can you imagine...
Assault Injuries and Premises Liability — Negligent Security, Muggings, Sexual Assault Long Island
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Is a Property Owner Liable for Your Assault Injuries? Negligent security is a category of law that falls under premises liability. It refers to the property owner’s negligence in maintaining secure...
Age Discrimination: ADEA Becomes More Far Reaching
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The Supreme Court Rules that ADEA Applies to All Government Levels In October 2018, the Supreme Court reached a decision that made the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) cover a broad scop...
A Look Back on Sexual Harassment Charges in 2018
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EEOC Sexual Harassment Charges Statistics Surged The increase in sexual harassment lawsuits brought by the EEOC was 50 percent higher in 2018 than they were in 2017. The EEOC filed 66 harassment la...
Astoria Characters: The Daughter Who Took Over the Family Business
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Gerri is the owner of AirLogix. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When Gerri Domenikos was growing up, she always figured that she would go into the family’s commercial ...
Astoria Characters: The Yiddish Actor
Jan 01, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling You can see Adam in Fiddler on the Roof . Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When Adam B. Shapiro introduces himself, he makes a big point of emphasizing his middle initi...

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Next Top Makers hosts Queens pop-up event in LIC
Local manufacturers showcase their talent and products
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hunters Point streets now a little safer for peds
DOT installs traffic-calming measures on 5th St.
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New Mexican restaurant to open on 36th St.
Cantina-style Tacuba brings Mexican flare to Astoria
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Quiet Skies to host rally protesting plane noise
Event will take place on Sunday in Cunningham Park
Sep 11, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol introduces legislation to soundproof schools
Congressman Joe Crowley added his voice to the organized voices of parents at PS85Q in Astoria on Monday when he announced legislation to require soundproofing of schools impacted by urban noise. “...
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Comptroller visits P.S. 234 after first day of school
New York City bustled with eager children and excited parents last week as Sept. 4 rolled around and marked yet another first day of school. For students at P.S. 234 in Astoria, feelings were mixed...
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Disliked BID director resigns in face of opposition
Corona continues to fight Roosevelt Ave. BID proposal
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ENDORSEMENT: We back Markey for the Assembly
Democrat Dmytro Fedkowskyj got a taste of what it takes to be a public servant, and he likes how it feels. That’s why the former Queens representative on the Panel for Education Policy wants to uns...
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols to MTA: “Don’t let the bed bugs bite”
Bill will require reports of bug findings on public transit
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Doe Fund hits the streets of Dutch Kills
Cleaner sidewalks are on the way for the businesses and homes along 36th Avenue in Dutch Kills. Eric Darby, 53, has been an active member of the Doe Fund street-cleaning team for the last month, an...
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Sunnyside bix district gets bike friendly
The Sunnyside business district has become the first in Queens to be declared bike friendly. On August 23, local elected officials and Transportation Alternatives (TA) joined local business owners ...
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Mount Sinai Queens closer to completing $125 million expansion
Kaufman Studios recognized for $700,000 contribution
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Fired Queens Library trustee tells his side of the story
Stamatiades defends the board’s decisions after his dismissal
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Judge rules in favor of developers in Willets Point lawsuit
Plaintiffs dispute decision and plan to file appeal
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Bishop Taylor apologizes for brawl at LIC hotel
Hotel management says Taylor is using extortion to get what he wants
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