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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
Jan 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jan 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 216 216 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jan 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 220 220 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jan 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 223 223 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jan 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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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The Actor in the Yiddish Version of Fiddler
When Adam B. Shapiro introduces himself, he makes a big point of emphasizing his middle initial, B. You see, Adam’s an actor, and there’s another fellow on the New York stage who has the same name;...
Jan 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Comfort-Food Chef Who Started at 15
Ah, comfort food. Whether it’s mac-and-cheese or mashed potatoes, it’s what gets Nick Testa’s culinary juices flowing like fine wine. “It reminds me of my childhood,” says Nick, who is the executiv...
Dec 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens pols continue push against congestion pricing
But new state senators support idea to fund MTA
Dec 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols push bills to combat sexual harassment
State lawmakers are looking for ways to strengthen New York’s sexual harassment laws. In January, Queens Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas and Bronx State Senator Alessandra Biaggi will introduce a pa...
Dec 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dutch Kills renews calls to open Fire Engine 261
Officials note growing LIC community, Amazon’s arrival
Dec 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Woman Who Founded the Good Witch Brand
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Dec 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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PS 199 opens two new bathrooms
Project funded by participatory budgeting
Dec 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria Library to undergo interior renovation
Facility will also become ADA accessible
Dec 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amazon execs were ‘evasive’ with answers: speaker
City Council slams H2Q at raucous hearing
Dec 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Woman Whose Whole World Is in Limbo
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Dec 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Overnight blaze burns down Queens Blvd. stores
Close to $75K raised to support biz owners & employees
Dec 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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IS 126 welcomes new hydroponic lab
Another Astoria school has opened a hydroponic lab to enhance science education, thanks to funding from a local elected official. On Monday, Councilman Costa Constantinides joined students and scho...
Dec 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC voters approve of Amazon deal: poll
Opponents knock survey as meaningless
Dec 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amazon opponents host community forum
Emphasize importance of not negotiating
Dec 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Riders Alliance keeps up pressure on lawmakers
Continue push for congestion pricing, no fare hike
Dec 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
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