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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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EDC releases feasibility study on Sunnyside Yards project
Long-term proposal could cost up to $19 billion
Feb 15, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Woman of the Cheese Caves
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Feb 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Old-Fashioned Shave-and-Snip Barber
There are only four stations at Val’s Barber Shop. Val Suyunov, the owner, mans the one closest to the front plate-glass window, where the shop’s humble name is proclaimed in big, bold golden lette...
Feb 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor touts successes of gun violence prevention
The residents of Queensbridge Houses have gone a full year without any shootings, and the mayor wants the whole city to know it. Mayor Bill de Blasio joined elected officials, community leaders and...
Feb 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria residents rally in support of Muslim community
Hundreds of Astoria residents, young and old, came together on a cold Friday night to support the local Muslim community. Local elected officials hosted the rally on Steinway Street, home to a larg...
Feb 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parents, students demand stop sign at LIC intersection
Pol helps install symbolic “People’s Stop Sign”
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Angry constituents confront pol about joining breakaway Dem group
Protesters clash with supporters outside town hall meeting
Feb 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria pol unveils proposal to reinvest in Steinway Street
State of the District address touts first-term accomplishments
Feb 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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New performance to merge science and creative arts
A local arts organization is bringing quantum physics to the artistic level. MADArt Creative, a performing arts collective based in New York, is hosting the second show of its three-part series, “I...
Feb 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Massage Master at The Giving Tree
The subway screeches, the city screams and Anthony Wood stands serene. He finds his piece of peace at the massage-therapy table, which is tucked into a corner of The Giving Tree Yoga Studio. In thi...
Feb 03, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols rally against Trump at Astoria art installation
Has become gathering spot for hate groups, actor arrested
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents offer feedback on initial Astoria Park redesign
Longtime locals push back on proposed changes
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Following accident, traffic safety again an issue in nabe
Following the death of Henry Boimel, who was hit by an Uber driver last week near 76th Street and 37th Avenue, Jackson Heights elected officials hosted a town hall to discuss concerns over pedestri...
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Western Queens residents meet new precinct commander
Captain Forgione addresses community concerns in 108th
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Queensbridge celebrates one year without gun violence
Residents in Queensbridge and city officials celebrated a year without a shooting in the Long Island City housing development. The record was reached to collaborative efforts from the community bac...
Jan 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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