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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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Delta grounds noisy fleet of aircraft
MD-88 planes will no longer fly in and out of LGA
Mar 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 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 | 46 46 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 | 47 47 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 | 44 44 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 | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Woman Who Came Back to Rediscover Her Past
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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 | 53 53 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 | 51 51 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 | 52 52 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 | 52 52 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 | 85 85 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 | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDC releases feasibility study on Sunnyside Yards project
Long-term proposal could cost up to $19 billion
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The Woman of the Cheese Caves
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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 | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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