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How Can We Help Syrian Refugees
Jul 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
The timeline of the Syrian civil war is full of violence, fear, and devastation for the local people. The society built on the cradle of civilization is suffering the world biggest refugee crisis. ...
MIDDLE VILLAGE YOUNG PEOPLE NOT WORKING
Jul 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
MIDDLE VILLAGE-has more young people not working between 22 years of age to 40 years of age. They mostly live with their parents or parent. Imagine no guidance, no retirement plans, just existing d...
Over-packing Your Car Can Make Driving More Dangerous
Jul 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Packing Your Car Wisely for Vacations With warmer weather here and children out of school, many people are taking to the road for vacation trips. While you want to be sure you pack what you need to...
What Employers Should Know About Retaliation Claims
Jul 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans Retaliation Claims May Include Emotional Distress Damages A precedent has been set in relation to retaliation claims brought against employers. Two courts of appeals, the Sixth a...
Workers’ Compensation in New York—What You Need to Know—Part One
Jul 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Pyrros & Serres LLP You’ve been hurt on the job in the state of New York. You’ve heard from others that you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. But what does that mean? How does th...
What You Should Know About Construction Job Vehicle Accidents in New York
Jul 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 140 140 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Unsafe Conditions Can Lead to Serious Construction Job Vehicle Accidents Construction job motor vehicle accidents often occur due to OSHA violations.  Many diffe...
Astoria Characters: The Cabaret Singer
Jul 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Becca beat cancer — twice. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Cancer and cabaret. Those are the two Cs that have defined Becca C. Kidwell ’s life in the last year. To all...
Astoria Characters: The 92-Year-Old Vet Who's Fighting for His Wife
Jul 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
  Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Eddie is a WWII and Korean War veteran. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling These days, Eddie Indellicati is playing a lot of solitaire. He sits at his computer in the l...
Astoria Characters: The Colorist
Jun 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Shawna works for ARROJO Studio in SoHo. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling What’s for breakfast? It’s Saturday, one of Shawna Morlock ’s days off, so the answer is chocol...
How to Clean a Diamond Ring the Right Way
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
If you have been struggling to sell diamonds for top price, the chances are that you’ve been cleaning your ring incorrectly. Remember nothing can sell diamonds quite like that shiny sparkle and lus...

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The Woman Who Teaches ESL at P.S. 70
When you have three children under the age of four, it’s not always easy to get out the door on time. But Yamina Islam-Haque’s got this. She’s an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher at P.S. ...
May 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Civic takes shelter fight to Gracie Mansion
Residents: Blissville can't handle more homeless
May 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Record voting in District 26’s participatory budgeting
School tech upgrades, Woodside Library among winners
May 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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One dead following two Queens fires in one morning
Firefighters who responded to both share life-saving tales
May 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Ballet Teacher
There aren’t any ballet dancers in Kilgore, Texas. You should be aware of that before you hear the story of Eric Ragan. Eric, the founder and director of the Long Island City School of Ballet and i...
May 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDC to begin master plan for Sunnyside Yard
Appoints new director, forms steering committee
May 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Calls for safety changes after death of boy
Family, supporters of Giovanni Ampuero host vigil
May 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local BID, hospital launch “Get Fit Menu” program
Connects restaurants, nutritionists to promote healthy options
May 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lawmaker calls for passage of construction worker bill
Advocates last week called on the State Senate to pass Carlos’ Law. State Senator Jose Peralta and New Immigrant Community Empowerment (NICE) are pushing for the proposed bill, which aims to protec...
May 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens artists to showcase work at LaGuardia Airport
QCA ArtPort program invites travelers to interact with art
May 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens commuters rally for MTA accountability
Gathered underneath the 7 train station at 40th Street, straphangers chanted, “What do we want? Fix the 7 train!” Dozens of 7 train commuters made their voices heard at a Sunnyside rally last week....
May 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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SBS commish tours Sunnyside businesses
Gregg Bishop, commissioner of the Department of Small Business Services (SBS), visited six local businesses in the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District (BID) last Tuesday. The visit was t...
May 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council passes bill to encourage wind energy
Just weeks after Earth Day, the New York City Council passed legislation to encourage the adoption of wind energy and decrease emissions and pollution. The first bill would require the Mayor’s Offi...
May 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Father and Son Who Say it with Flowers
John Patrikis is standing in the back of Ditmars Flowers & Gifts putting the finishing touches on a towering arrangement. He adds a couple of roses in strategic spots and stands back to assess his ...
May 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Road resurfacing tops D22 participatory budgeting
Another year is in the books for participatory budgeting in Astoria. In the process’s fourth cycle in District 22, nearly 3,300 residents voted either in person or online. This year, voting was ext...
May 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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