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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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Officials condemn remarks by longtime board member
Bike lane debate leads to charges of racism
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials promote inclusiveness at St. Pat's For All
Hundreds of community members came out in freezing temperatures to watch the 18th annual St. Pat's For All parade in Sunnyside and Woodside. Despite the chilling weather, elected officials and marc...
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Jackson Heights organization opens new computer lab
Jackson Heights residents who don’t have a computer at home can now access the Internet by stopping at Chhaya Community Development Corporation, a local nonprofit organization. Chhaya CDC officiall...
Mar 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Delta grounds noisy fleet of aircraft
MD-88 planes will no longer fly in and out of LGA
Mar 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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New banners on Sunnyside light poles
If you’re walking down Queens Boulevard or Greenpoint Avenue in Sunnyside, chances are you’ll see some new signs. The Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District (BID) announced last Friday that...
Feb 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Woman Who Immortalizes the Dearly Departed
Effie Sfikas is gazing out the front window. The sun is shining, the stores are open and people are walking up and down Ditmars Boulevard. The world is bursting with life. She turns her big, brown ...
Feb 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Participatory budgeting ballot finalized for District 22
Later this month, local residents will have their say on how to spend $1 million on local projects. Last week, Councilman Costa Constantinides released the final list of projects included in this y...
Feb 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community shows support for Steinway plan
A group of local elected officials and community organizations has endorsed a plan to change Steinway Street in Astoria to make it safer and more conducive to commerce. Councilman Costa Constantini...
Feb 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Woman Who Came Back to Rediscover Her Past
ASTORIA CHARACTERS
Feb 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents keep pressure on pol for joining IDC
Officials want Peralta to rejoin mainline conference
Feb 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials announce lawsuit to prevent Astoria tenants from eviction
Claim apartments are protected by rent-stabilization laws
Feb 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queensbridge residents celebrate community center upgrades
Kids playing at the Jacob Riis Settlement House this summer will be able to do so with the comfort of air conditioning. Last Thursday, Queensbridge residents celebrated the completion of several up...
Feb 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local organizations continue efforts to resist Trump
Hundreds of residents attended what Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer called the “Resistance Town Hall” last Wednesday at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City. Building off a community speakout in Sunnyside, a m...
Feb 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scammers pose as immigration agents in Woodside
Threaten to deport Latino man, takes his money
Feb 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria art installation closes due to safety threats
An Astoria art installation that became a center of protest against President Donald Trump’s administration has closed. On Friday, the “He Will Not Divide Us” exhibit outside of the Museum of the M...
Feb 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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