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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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The Creator of the Christmas Village
The lights and stars are twinkling in tandem. The women are shopping in the outdoor farmers’ market, and the men are sawing logs and stomping on grapes to make wine. A crowned king on a camel appro...
Dec 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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New $32.4 million Elmhurst library opens
One-hundred years after it was first built, the new and improved Elmhurst Library opened on Tuesday with a ribbon cutting and flag-raising ceremony. Hundreds of community members packed the atrium ...
Dec 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bill would require photo evidence when issuing summonses
Two Queens lawmakers are introducing a bill that will force some city agencies to provide a photograph as evidence when issuing penalties for civil violations. State Senator Jose Peralta and assemb...
Dec 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Kick-Ass Personal Trainer
It’s early in the morning when Nick Robyn sprints up the stairs of his three-floor walkup. He’s headed to the roof. He can tell you what he does for fun and for a living, but it’s easier if he show...
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legislators want local power plants to reduce emissions
Locals say asthma rates are too high in the community
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria playground renovation underway
The long-awaited, $5.8 million renovation of Astoria Heights Playground is finally underway. I With an anticipated completion for next winter, the project will include an expanded track and sports ...
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials protest Christian nonprofit evicting residents
Organization plans to turn facility into homeless shelter
Dec 13, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Seamstress Who Brings Daddies and Daughters Together
In a corner of the bedroom, on a tiny table, Evgeniya Bavaeva sets up her portable Brother sewing machine. It’s always at night, usually at 10, after her three-year-old daughter, Celine, is in bed ...
Dec 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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City warns about fraudulent immigration services
Officials from the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) distributed handbooks full of consumer protection tips for immigrants on Corona Plaza last week. The event was part of an initiative to infor...
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Elmhurst library begins $8.9 million expansion
Elected and city officials marked the start of an $8.9 million project to renovate and expand the East Elmhurst Library on Monday morning. The project, which received funding from Borough President...
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roofs replaced at Queensbridge Houses ahead of schedule
Part of NYCHA investment to fix 263 buildings citywide
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New bill requires travel agencies to register with state
Intended to prevent fraud, scams
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Hip-Sip Guy at the Juice Bar and Grill
It’s early in the morning, and the first order of the day at Juuz.me is super simple. Zsolt “George” Csonka cuts a green apple, a peach and pineapple into chunks and pops them into the blender with...
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fear in Muslim community “very high” after Trump election
Principal discusses issues his students now face
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria officials condemn anti-Muslim hate speech
Online video shows driver harassed on Crescent Street
Nov 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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