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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?
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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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Skanska Invests $1.8 Million to Repair and Improve Elmjack Little League Fields
Skanska USA and Skanska-Walsh, part of the LaGuardia Gateway Partners team constructing LaGuardia Airport Central Terminal B, and New York City Council Member Costa Constantinides joined hundreds o...
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The Woman Who Makes Words Work for Her
In a corner of her living room, in the shelter of a makeshift cubicle, Tracy Sayre sits typing on her five-year-old black Toshiba laptop. The desk is small; the sign she faces – Writers Work – is l...
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Local group hosts panel on Willets Point redevelopment
Urges residents to pack courthouse for April 25th hearing
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City to move ahead with 111th Street safety plan
Mayor takes questions at Corona town hall
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Variety honors longtime Astoria Houses leader
Part of club’s new “Community Heroes” initiative
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BP speaks at Hunters Point civic meeting
Borough President Melinda Katz stopped by the Hunters Point Civic Association on Monday night to speak about local issues with residents. Katz noted that the greater Long Island City area has 19,00...
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The Opera Singer Who Found His Voice in the Classroom
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Lawmakers start petition calling for cleaner power plants
Astoria Councilman Costa Constantinides and Bronx Councilman Ritchie Torres created an online petition last week to call for cleaner power plants. In the petition, the lawmakers said many New York ...
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Community board tables vote on 111th Street safety project
Advocates debate with opponents at tense meeting
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Western Queens pols want clarity on G&T admissions policy
Elected officials representing western Queens are still confused about the admissions policy for middle school Gifted and Talented (G&T) programs in District 30. In a March 20th letter, Superintend...
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Mayor pushes mansion tax in Queens visit
Funds would help seniors with affordable housing
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Traffic signal installed at busy Jackson Heights intersection
If you’re driving down Elmhurst Avenue and approaching Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights, you’ll now have to make a right turn. The Department of Transportation (DOT) unveiled a new traffic signa...
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The Small-Business Brothers, 13 and 11
Izzy Weitzman is sitting at the kitchen table putting Magic, The Gathering cards into packets for pricing. Each one, he explains, entitles the bearer in the role-playing game to acquire mystical cr...
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Corona school getting a five-story addition
Students will not longer need to use trailers
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Community leaders call for LIC nightclub to shutter
Judge temporarily reinstated liquor license
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