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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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Real estate panel offers insight into changing LIC landscape
Retail expected to be on the rise as nabe transforms
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Major World dealerships accused of deceptive practices
The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) announced last Thursday that the agency is filing a charges against the Queens-based Major World car dealership. DCA Commissioner Lorelei Salas accused the ...
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials condemn Astoria hate graffiti
Astoria’s local elected officials went to work on Monday morning, only to find an offensive message scrawled on their district offices. State Senator Michael Gianaris, Assemblywoman Aravella Simota...
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria celebrates Greek Independence Day
Elected officials and community members celebrated the 196th year of Greek Independence on Friday at the Stathakion Center in Astoria. The celebration highlighted the contributions of Greek America...
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodside school to remove classroom trailers
Special ed students to relocate to LIC building
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The Stay-at-Home Dad Who Blogs About Parenthood
A coffee cup and pacifier in hand, Jason Greene, who has a quartet of kids, plops himself down on the living room floor, where his 18-month-old daughter, Arwen, is playing with giant LEGO tiles. Ja...
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Jackson Heights school receives STEM grant
The Renaissance Charter School in Jackson Heights will get a huge boost to its science education programs, thanks to a donation from a national pharmaceutical organization. Representatives from the...
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The Ex-Teacher Who Became the Enchanted Goddess
Surrounded by magic wands, angel statues and spiritual tomes, Joan Becht Willette, aka The Enchanted Goddess, is reclining in her writing chair, notebook in hand, waiting for the right words to lea...
Mar 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials unveil improvements at busy intersection
Part of Vision Zero project along Northern Boulevard
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Cleaning services expand in western Queens
The uniforms are switching from blue to red. On Friday afternoon, Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer announced that his office is now working with the Association of Community Employment (ACE) Programs fo...
Mar 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parents push back against changes to G&T admissions
Parents from across School District 30 packed the auditorium at PS 234 in Astoria last Wednesday night to voice their concerns about a change to the Gifted & Talented (G&T) admissions policy. The c...
Mar 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sunnyside Gardens residents fight to preserve historic building
Structure to be converted into middle school
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials condemn remarks by longtime board member
Bike lane debate leads to charges of racism
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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...
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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