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Astoria Characters: The Couple Walked by the Wheaten Terrier
Jan 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Constantine was born in Astoria. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When the front door opens, Henry springs into action like a Pogo stick on speed, jumping up and down, ...
Leo Vadalà’s “Some Grief, Some Joy” Will Move The Reader...
Jan 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
Review by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Historical fiction  is a literary genre in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past. The term is commonly used as a synonym for the  historical n...
Astoria Characters: The Salsa Master
Jan 18, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Nancy A. Ruhling Jean Franco’s the owner of Salsa In Queens. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Salsa In Queens is going to open soon, so Jean Franco Vergaray grabs a broom and starts sweeping the...
The Ever Changing World of Web Design & Websites
Jan 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
A Brief Look Back and Look Forward at Websites It's a fact that the world of web design and websites is ever changing. New improvements in design and technology emerge all the time. Can you imagine...
How Important Is ADA Compliance for Your Website?
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ADA Non-Compliance and The Beyonce Website Lawsuit According to the   Hollywood Reporter , the lawsuit alleges that visually impaired users do not have equal access to the website’s products and se...
Assault Injuries and Premises Liability — Negligent Security, Muggings, Sexual Assault Long Island
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Is a Property Owner Liable for Your Assault Injuries? Negligent security is a category of law that falls under premises liability. It refers to the property owner’s negligence in maintaining secure...
Age Discrimination: ADEA Becomes More Far Reaching
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The Supreme Court Rules that ADEA Applies to All Government Levels In October 2018, the Supreme Court reached a decision that made the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) cover a broad scop...
A Look Back on Sexual Harassment Charges in 2018
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EEOC Sexual Harassment Charges Statistics Surged The increase in sexual harassment lawsuits brought by the EEOC was 50 percent higher in 2018 than they were in 2017. The EEOC filed 66 harassment la...
Astoria Characters: The Daughter Who Took Over the Family Business
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Gerri is the owner of AirLogix. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When Gerri Domenikos was growing up, she always figured that she would go into the family’s commercial ...
Astoria Characters: The Yiddish Actor
Jan 01, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling You can see Adam in Fiddler on the Roof . Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When Adam B. Shapiro introduces himself, he makes a big point of emphasizing his middle initi...

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Zone 126 awarded federal education grant
More resources coming to local schools
Oct 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chancellor apologizes for school bus issues
Carranza talks integration, safety with parents
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QNU files legal challenge to block 82nd Street Target
Advocates continue fight against Elmhurst development
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Longtime Astoria pol honored with street renaming
Denis Butler served in the Assembly for over two decades
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Port Authority, Vaughn College team up for scholarships
The Port Authority of New Jersey and New York has partnered with Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology in Queens to create a new scholarship program. This is the first year that they will pr...
Oct 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoor holiday market coming to Sunnyside
Starting on November 24, Sunnyside will be home to an outdoor holiday market every weekend through December 16. Jaime-Faye Bean, executive director of the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement Dist...
Oct 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Guy Who’s in Love with Pi and Pizza Pie
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Oct 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meet the 22-year-old running for State Assembly
Butkiewicz challenging Barnwell on three party lines
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City celebrates opening of Queensbridge compost site
Tucked underneath the Queensboro Bridge in a corner of Long Island City is a composting site that diverts millions of pounds of organic waste from landfills each year. On Friday, officials from the...
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NYCFC, city open 10 new soccer pitches
As soccer continues to grow throughout the country, New York City is providing more space for kids to learn the sport. On Monday, city officials joined players from New York City Football Club (NYC...
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Girl Scouts register voters in Bliss Plaza
October 12 was deadline for general election
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City ups enforcement, mulls redesign on Northern Blvd
Three town hall events in October to collect input
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The Bakers Who Are Sweet on Each Other
It is pouring down rain, but Michael Dellapolla, the owner of Gian Piero Bakery, doesn’t notice the deluge. What he sees are the customers pouring in. Sure, he wishes the sun were out, but in the 2...
Oct 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gregory Lasak enters district attorney race
Gregory Lasak ended a 14-year tenure as a Supreme Court Justice just last month, but he is already looking for the next challenge. Lasak announced on Tuesday that he will run for Queens District At...
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RIOULT Dance Center opens in Astoria
Company will offer programs for local youth
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