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Astoria Characters: The Kid Entrepreneurs
Mar 21, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Izzy collects Magic, The Gathering cards. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Izzy Weitzman is sitting at the kitchen table putting Magic, The Gathering cards into packets...
NYC Poster Printing: The What, Why & How
Mar 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
 Posters are a simple an effective method of advertising your product or service. It can be useful for small business and large corporations alike. They are less expensive than other forms of adver...
The Use of Social Media in Personal Injury Litigation in New York
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
by Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Attorneys Using Social Media as Evidence in Personal Injury Claims For many, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are as much a part of their lives as a phone, computer...
What Does Your Lawyer Need to Prepare for Your Workers’ Compensation Hearing?
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP   New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers What Does Your Lawyer Need to Prepare for Your Workers’ Compensation Hearing? If you’ve been injured...
Best Business Practices When Screening Applicants with Criminal Records
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans & Associates When an applicant with a criminal record applies for a job at your company, the screening can become complicated. You cannot make your decision based on any typ...
Bifurcated Trial System In Suffolk County & Nassau County Can Favor Defendants
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Palermo Tuohy Bruno, P.L.L.C. The Bifurcated Trial System Recently, we discussed how a century old rule barring mention of liability insurance may actually create bias in a jury, favoring a...
Astoria Characters: The Daddy Blogger
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Nancy A. Ruhling Jason’s a blogging dad. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling A coffee cup and pacifier in hand, Jason Greene , who has a quartet of kids, plops himself down on the living room floor...
What Kinds of Employment Records Does Your Business Have to Keep?
Mar 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans There is a lot of administration involved with running a business, and sometimes you wonder what records to keep and how long you have to keep them. The EEOC ( Equal Employment O...
Spare Yourselves The Agony By Avoiding “Divorce the Hard Way”
Mar 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
While no divorce is ever easy, some divorces are the epitome of divorce gone wrong. Rational thinking is absent and emotions become explosive. As the crazy side of yourself and your partner emerges...
Texting While Driving in New York
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by Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Have You Been Texting and Driving? Texting while driving in New York is against the law. In fact, 46 states ban texting while driving and two more states have a pa...

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Gianaris fights to expand “Good Samaritan” laws
Legislation aims at protecting businesses and nonprofits
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Neighbors have complaints about Astoria Key Food
Permit renewals dominated discussions at the last Community Board 1 meeting of the year on Tuesday, December 20. The meeting, held at the Astoria World Manor at 25-22 Astoria Boulevard, was moderat...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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The 'stache stops here
Local civic leader grooms for charity
Dec 23, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Betrayed by his own disguise
Jackson Heights gunman caught
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monserrate assault conviction upheld
Expert says domestic violence is a societal issue
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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East River Ferry exceeds expectations in first six months
Commuters using the East River Ferry last week got a surprise “good morning” greeting. City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, and Economic Development Corporation (EDC) President Seth Pinsky were jo...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Occupiers meet up in Astoria
With the cold weather settling in and after the eviction from Zuccotti Park uprooted the Occupy Wall Street centralized meeting place, the movement is being localized to boroughs and neighborhoods ...
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria Park to get first performance space
The city plans to convert Astoria's Park neglected and deteriorating dive pool into Astoria's first outdoor performance space, according to an announcement made recently by Councilman Peter Vallone...
Dec 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astorians give Toys for Tots
In the spirit of spreading holiday cheer to children in need, Astorians held a Marines Corps Toys for Tots drive at St. Michael's Cemetery on Saturday, December 10. Local residents, organizations a...
Dec 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria shops share and care
To kick off the holiday season, four Astoria businesses organized a shopping fundraiser along 23rd Avenue on Saturday, December 3, from which 10 percent of proceeds raised from purchases will be do...
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bill to attract at-risk youth to libraries
City agencies that interact extensively with at-risk young people could soon be required to make library card information and applications readily available under a new bill introduced by Councilma...
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woman raped in LIC
Police are requesting the public's assistance in locating three suspects wanted for restraining and raping a girl in Long Island City on Sunday, December 4. At about 3:45 a.m., a 20-year-old woman ...
Dec 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tree lights up in Sunnyside
Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer greets children from Sunnyside and its surrounding neighborhoods at the Skillman Avenue Tree lighting on Thursday, December 1st.
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City converts schoolyards to playgrounds
On Wednesday, November 30, Mayor Michael Bloomberg unveiled the 200th schoolyard the city has converted to a public playground at P.S. 69 in Jackson Heights. The “Schoolyard to Playground” conversi...
Dec 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vallone calls for greater input into DOT projects
Councilman Peter Vallone, Jr. co-sponsored two pieces of legislation calling for greater accountability and inter-agency communication when the Department of Transportation intends to implement maj...
Dec 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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