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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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Extend the Q102 bus to 20th Avenue: pol
Since the MTA closed the 30th Avenue and 36th Avenue stations for repairs on the N/W lines in Astoria, many straphangers have opted to take the Q102 bus running along 31st Street. But the line turn...
May 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family of Jose Saeteros rally against ICE ‘invasion’
At 6 a.m. on January 23, Maria Inga got a knock on her door from a few men claiming to be with the NYPD, searching for a child molestor. She allowed them into her home under these pretenses, but th...
May 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Steinway fair, international culture fest draws hundreds
Hundreds of residents and visitors strolled through Steinway Street last Sunday as part of Central Astoria Local Development Coalition’s International Cultural Fest. The event featured dozens of ve...
May 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mount Sinai Queens reveals new 140,000 sq. ft. Pavilion
Building provides an enlarged surgical suite
May 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Full-Schedule Retiree
Don’t let the rocking chair fool you. Yes, Leonard Vogt is sitting in it, sipping coffee from a dainty China teacup rimmed in gold. Yes, he’s a bespectacled, 74-year-old retired college professor. ...
Apr 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Congressional leadership pushed IDC-Dem unity: Peralta
State senator talks defection, reunification and reelection
Apr 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Travers Park officially under construction
Adds 78th Street Plaza, Staunton Field into continuous open space
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cleaning services funded for Roosevelt, Ditmars
Additional street cleaning services are coming to Roosevelt Avenue and Ditmars Boulevard in western Queens. Last Thursday, State Senator Jose Peralta announced that $75,000 in state funds would be ...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hundreds celebrate Earth Day at Astoria Park
A torrential downpour may have interrupted last year’s Earth Day celebration at Astoria Park, but this year made up for it. On Sunday, hundreds of parents and young children enjoyed the annual comm...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents speak in favor of O’Neills expansion
Maspeth residents were not shy about expressing their support for the expansion of a longtime community staple. O’Neills Restaurant is seeking to add a partial second-floor to add a banquet hall th...
Apr 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Two Sons of the One and Only Sandwich King
Standing at a silver slicing machine, John Gordon looks out at the crowd of customers at the counter and smiles. The stretching sun hasn’t even taken a bite out of the morning, but already hungry p...
Apr 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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New parkway signs celebrates Jackie Robinson
City partners with Mets for Vision Zero initiative
Apr 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 222 222 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Powerhouse Gym opens in Long Island City
The fitness center at 30-30 Northern Blvd., the company’s first in the neighborhood, is latest sign of strong retail, commercial and residential growth.
Apr 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Troop 6000 empowering girls in shelters
There are approximately 28,000 Girl Scouts in the city, and that includes the first Girl Scout troop for homeless children formed in a shelter in Queens one year ago. "There are 8,000 girls in the ...
Apr 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Artist Who Invites You To See and Think
“My work,” says Alex Markwith, “is meant to inspire a conversation.” Alex, who is dressed in all black, brings a black-and-white painting into his black, white and gray living room. He places it on...
Apr 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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