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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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CB1 approves hotel construction permit
Gets scolded for “bickering” by residents at meeting
Feb 29, 2012 | 3 3 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodside to get new elementary school
With fears of school closures plaguing the city, Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer along with several other elected officials, announced rare good news for the school community last week. Officials said ...
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Arts Council moves to Astoria
Astoria will welcome an artistic new neighbor this spring. The Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) is moving from its Woodhaven home to an annex building at the Kaufman Astoria Studios sometime betwee...
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria fights homeless shelter proposal
Residents of northwest Queens are fighting a proposal to turn the Westway Motor Inn in East Elmhurst into a full-time homeless shelter. The Inn, located at 17-11 Astoria Boulevard, is currently use...
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dromm fights to legalize medical marijuana
How do marijuana possession arrests affect taxpayers? Why do arrests seem to target minorities, blacks and Latinos? Do laws making the substance illegal really discourage people from using it? Thos...
Feb 15, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Grange expands to its namesake
Brooklyn Grange, one of the city's only rooftop farms, is set to grace Brooklyn with its vegetative presence in May. The organization is expanding to a roof in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, with a planne...
Feb 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria resident to battle for her borough
When Astoria resident Tatiana Kochkareva finally got around to submitting a song in October to WNYC's annual Battle of the Borough's competition, she didn't expect to be selected. “When I found out...
Feb 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Enough with the garbage
Bill would increase penalties for attacks on sanitation workers
Feb 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two-hour meters helping LIC biz
Commuters will find it harder to park their cars for 12 hours at meters near the traffic triangle at the intersection of Vernon Boulevard and Jackson Avenue in Long Island City while they head to t...
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drunk driver kills Astoria man
A drunk driver struck and killed an 89-year-old man on the corner of 21st Street and 31st Street in Astoria Tuesday night at about 6 p.m. Police determined that the victim, Lizardo Aladana, of 29-1...
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Steeper fines sought for illegal trash dumping
Illegal dumping has long been an issue in many neighborhoods across the city, from Fort Greene to Astoria. Now, City Council members are banding together in support of higher fines for those caught...
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cooper steps down as Flushing Meadows head
Few would argue that when Estelle Cooper, the longtime administrator for Flushing Meadows Corona Park, resigned in early January, the park lost a true champion of cause and attention. The park had ...
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reps call for reopening of Elmhurst LIRR station
MTA says move would be costly and unnecessary
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIC-filmed Gossip Girl celebrates 100th Episode
Mayor says 2011 is busiest year for TV production in NY
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crowley visits Burma, meets with opposition leader
NYC Burmese cautiously optimistic about recent developments
Jan 26, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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