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Astoria Characters: The Couple Walked by the Wheaten Terrier
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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 | 67 67 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 | 26 26 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...
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...
The Ever Changing World of Web Design & Websites
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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...
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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Residents discuss issues at Astoria town hall
Speaker, councilman weigh in on housing, transit,
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Astoria Rocks fundraiser set for October 21
What started out as a high school reunion for a longtime group of friends has now become an opportunity to give back. The “Astoria Rocks for St. Jude” event was started by a group of Long Island Ci...
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TOP HIGH SCHOOLS 2018
INSIDE: A Top High School is an Investment in Your Child and Family: The personalized and quality education that a Top High School offers shouldn't be looked at as an added expense, but an investme...
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Ms. Colombia found dead off Jacob Riis Park
Hundreds gather to remember colorful local figure
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The Bearded Dude, the Dog and the Harley
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Prominent LGBT activist Friedman passes away
A longtime LGBT activist and former president of the Lesbian and Gay Democratic Club of Queens has died at the age of 70. Bruce Friedman, a Bronx native who became a major player in Queens politics...
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PS 150 receives funding for new auditorium
The next generation of students at PS 150 in Sunnyside will have a new auditorium, thanks to funding from a local official. Last Thursday, Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer joined students, parents and s...
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The Smiler Behind Sorriso Italian Pork Store
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Advocates concerned about Blissville oil spill
Say toxic situation is flying under the radar
Sep 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria Characters columnist hosts annual 'family reunion'
Brings together a year's worth of subjects
Sep 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIC residents call on city to activate space
Long Island City elected officials and civic leaders are calling on the city to renovate and activate a piece of public land underneath Queensboro Bridge ramps. In a letter to the Department of Hou...
Sep 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Constantinides, Johnson to host town hall on Oct. 4
Two elected officials are planning to host a town hall at PS 171 in Astoria on Thursday, October 4, at 6:30 p.m. Councilman Costa Constantinides and Council Speaker Corey Johnson will speak about r...
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Miss Edie of Broadway Dance Studio
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Viva La Comida showcases diverse food scene
Thousands of residents and visitors walked through Jackson Heights, taking in the sights, smells and tastes of the neighborhood. Last Saturday, the 82nd Street Partnership hosted the seventh annual...
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Challengers defeat former IDC senators in primary
Insurgents score big victories in Queens, Brooklyn
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