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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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Little Orchestra Society brings after-school music to Astoria
Partnership with Queens Library combines music and literacy
Oct 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Planning approves Astoria Cove development
Controversial plan needs more affordable housing, say beep and CB1
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Jackson Heights welcomes neighborhood slow zone
New 20 mph speed limit will help save lives, pols say
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Elmezzi Foundation gifts Zone 126 with $3 million pledge
Grant will support full scope of educational programming for local non-profit
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Festival highlights the cuisine of Jackson Heights
Jackson Heights native Eliza Lopez, 25, was just one of hundreds that gathered to try some of the street food on display at the third annual Viva la Comida Festival. Lopez and her friends waited on...
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reality House celebrates vets putting their lives together
As new shelters for homeless individuals around the city are causing uproar among their communities, Reality House in Astoria is strengthening its community ties. Along with Urban Upbound, which wa...
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keep Astoria Clean an ongoing focus in the community
Cleanliness has always been a leading concern for business owners and residents in the outer boroughs. And since City Council budgets were established earlier this summer, programs like the Doe Fun...
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Lemonda sworn in as next FDNY UFOA president
FDNY commissioner Daniel Nigro joined the Uniformed Fire Officers Association (UFOA) last week at Ricardo’s Restaurant in Astoria, to officially swear in the new board, as well as Battalion Chief J...
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New LIC restaurant excels at classic Italian cuisine
Il Falco owners bring 50 years of experience to the kitchen
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Woodside remembers the attacks on September 11
It has been 13 years since the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. This past Thursday, the Doughboy Park Patriots and Woodside on the Move hosted a candlelight vigil for those ...
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Next Top Makers hosts Queens pop-up event in LIC
Local manufacturers showcase their talent and products
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Hunters Point streets now a little safer for peds
DOT installs traffic-calming measures on 5th St.
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New Mexican restaurant to open on 36th St.
Cantina-style Tacuba brings Mexican flare to Astoria
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Quiet Skies to host rally protesting plane noise
Event will take place on Sunday in Cunningham Park
Sep 11, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol introduces legislation to soundproof schools
Congressman Joe Crowley added his voice to the organized voices of parents at PS85Q in Astoria on Monday when he announced legislation to require soundproofing of schools impacted by urban noise. “...
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