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Astoria Characters: The Guy Who Saved the Bocce Court
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Danny grew up in Astoria Houses. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling White canvas ball bag in hand, Danny Berrios heads toward the bocce court in Astoria Park. It’s along ...
Astoria Characters: The Music Maker
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Guillermo is a flutist. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling The flute was not Guillermo Laporta ’s first choice. Guillermo, the co-founder of the multidisciplinary music e...
How Can Lawyers Get in Trouble Over Sex?
Apr 20, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro , Affair At Work The most shameful case in recent history was Thomas Lowe, an Egan, MN attorney representing a divorce client, who had an affair with her that lasted seven months. ...
What’s the “Freelance Isn’t Free” Law About?
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 161 161 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro , Freelance Isn't Free If this is the Company’s Attitude about paying you… …What Should your Attitude be like? It’s about protection for Freelancers being paid for their work in NY...
Lockheed Martin Age Discrimination Lawsuit | $51.5 Million in Damages
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
In January 2017, a federal jury in Camden, NJ awarded a verdict of $51.5 million against Lockheed Martin for alleged age discrimination. Law.com   reported that the lawsuit claimed Lockheed Martin ...
WHAT IS THE NEW YORK WOMEN’S EQUALITY AGENDA?
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans In October 2015, New York passed eight bills that were known as the Women’s Equality Agenda. Seven of the provisions of this law went into effect on January 19, 2016. As an emp...
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Astoria Characters: The Tiffany Curator
Apr 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Lindsy’s the director/curator of The Neustadt. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling From the more than 250,000 pieces of Tiffany art glass at The Neustadt , Lindsy Parrott ...
Astoria Characters: The Words Worker
Apr 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
In a corner of her living room, in the shelter of a makeshift cubicle, Tracy Sayre sits typing on her 5-year-old black Toshiba laptop. Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Tracy is the founder of Writers Work...
Cheesy Bacon Cheeseburger Subs Recipe
Mar 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
When I'm not working on my many businesses, I'm in the kitchen, cookin' up somethin' good! My husband is like a big ol' kid, he is very picky when it comes to food. So, I like to throw together my ...

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Steeper fines sought for illegal trash dumping
Illegal dumping has long been an issue in many neighborhoods across the city, from Fort Greene to Astoria. Now, City Council members are banding together in support of higher fines for those caught...
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cooper steps down as Flushing Meadows head
Few would argue that when Estelle Cooper, the longtime administrator for Flushing Meadows Corona Park, resigned in early January, the park lost a true champion of cause and attention. The park had ...
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reps call for reopening of Elmhurst LIRR station
MTA says move would be costly and unnecessary
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LIC-filmed Gossip Girl celebrates 100th Episode
Mayor says 2011 is busiest year for TV production in NY
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crowley visits Burma, meets with opposition leader
NYC Burmese cautiously optimistic about recent developments
Jan 26, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria residents continue to fight crime
Although police said crime rates are down across the city, Astoria residents vow to continue to fight it in their area. On Wednesday, January 18, at the Immaculate Conception Church at 21-47 29th S...
Jan 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIC home to new immigration center
Offers services to those new to Queens & Brooklyn
Jan 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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High School Acceptance Letters Arrive – McClancy Co-ed Move Gets Promising Reaction
As Msgr. McClancy prepares for a reception and open house event on Thursday, January 19, for students who were accepted into their 2012 freshmen class, the addition of girls to the school for the f...
Jan 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Renovation set to start on 7-train
Imagine if the 7-train stopped running from Times Square to Queensboro Plaza for 11 consecutive weekends? How inconvenient would that be, especially for locals who have no other train options? That...
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liquor license for LIC strip club denied
Residents of Long Island City and surrounding areas once again successfully fought against an unwanted local gentleman's club that was trying to obtain a liquor license. The State Liquor Authority ...
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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New program helps restaurants open quicker
Just call it fast food. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Speaker Christine Quinn announced last week that a total of 546 restaurants have opened using the services of the New Business Acceleration Team....
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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City unveils new stormwater runoff rule
Makes green infrastructure mandatory in new construction projects
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Short stories on 30th Ave
British immigrant and Astoria resident Annabel Short spent the last year interviewing 52 shop owners and other frequenters of 30th Avenue in a project she dubbed, “A Year in the Life of a Street.” ...
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ben Wolff talks virtual style, TV show
Ben Wolff, the wardrobe stylist who brought “Re-dress” to business professionals is now bringing something else for the fashion inclined, and the fashion challenged alike. Wolff is in the process o...
Jan 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 234 234 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Man stabbed on 28th Ave Tuesday night
Police reported that a young man was stabbed on the Northwest corner of 35th Avenue and 28th Avenue Tuesday night at roughly 9:45 p.m. The victim told police that an unknown number of assailants st...
Jan 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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