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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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Travers Park to double in size
City officials announced last week the purchase of the Garden School's athletic field, to be renovated to double the size of Travers Park for the Jackson Heights community, which has one of the wor...
Mar 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mount Sinai Hospital seeks expansion funds
Astoria residents call for facility overhaul
Mar 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council passes bill to control contract spending
On the same day that the parties involved in the CityTime scandal were ordered in Manhattan Federal District Court to pay more than $500 million to New York City, the Council passed a bill to requi...
Mar 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council extends Rent Stabilization Law
The New York City Council passed a bill last week to extend the Rent Stabilization Law from April 1 of this year until April 1, 2015. The bill was passed along with a Resolution declaring that New ...
Mar 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bryant HS on closure chopping block
William Cullen Bryant High School in Long Island City was recently added to a sweep of school closures the Department of Education (DOE) is pushing through the city. According to the proposal, Brya...
Mar 15, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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New web site helping New Yorkers “Choose a Family”
“I believe family is based on love, loyalty, trust and support,” said Kim Parshley, Astoria resident and founder of Chooseafamily.com. “Blood and genes have nothing to do with it,” she added. “Even...
Mar 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astorians gearing up for block watch
The creation of a block watch program for the 114th Precinct in Astoria is underway, as Councilman Peter Vallone Jr., with the help of the Police Department, took names and ideas at an Astoria Civi...
Mar 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tourism Council back in Queens
A diverse coalition of hotels, entertainment venues, restaurants and cultural institutions from across the borough are joining together to relaunch the Queens Tourism Council (QTC). With a mission ...
Mar 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gang unit gives updates on activity in Queens
Although gangs are not the most prevalent crime issue in Queens, they do exist in the borough, and they come in all colors and ethnic backgrounds. Ray Ramos and Gerry Pizzano, members of the Queens...
Mar 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big Six parents slam DOE
Say denial of hazard variance puts their kids in danger
Mar 07, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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114th Precinct tackles local crime spike
Crime is up 20 percent in the 114th Precinct, according to Deputy Inspector Stephen Cirabisi, but arrests are also on the rise. “In the last 28 days we've seen it decreasing, so we are heading in t...
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Dromm, Mulgrew blast DOE, Mayor at education town hall
Say education is not a business
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St. Pat's for All returns to Sunnyside
The 13th Annual St. Pat's for All parade was took place this past Sunday, March 4, in Sunnyside. The festivities began at 1 p.m. at the intersection of 47th Street and Skillman Avenue, with the par...
Mar 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Health Care Choices opens satellite in LIC
Brooklyn-based Health Care Choices (HCC) opened its first satellite office in Long Island City on Tuesday, February 28. And the company, known for helping homeless and at-risk populations, is hopin...
Feb 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Airport workers demand higher wages
Workers from airports around the city are calling on the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to require employment agencies it contracts with to pay higher wages. A coalition of Southeastern ...
Feb 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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