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Astoria Characters: The Couple Walked by the Wheaten Terrier
Jan 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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?
Jan 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jan 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jan 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 216 216 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jan 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 219 219 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jan 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jan 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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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The Man Who Wraps the City in a Neon Glow
When he reaches the end of the dark, tunnel-like hallway, Kenny Greenberg switches on the signs. Luncheonette. State Garage. Pepsi-Cola. Airstream Since 1931. Beacons in the blackness, they blink t...
Sep 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shuttles to replace G train for five weekends
G train riders will have to deal with shuttle buses for five weekends this fall. MTA officials informed Community Board 2 that due to track maintenance and station improvement work, the G train wil...
Sep 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Advocates challenge zoning of development project
Queens Neighborhoods United has already stopped the 82nd Street rezoning, but they’re not done taking on developers just yet. Last week, the anti-gentrification group announced that they have succe...
Sep 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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Traffic signal activated outside PS 343
A traffic light was installed outside a Sunnyside school just in time for the new year. Last Thursday, students, parents and faculty at PS 343 celebrated the traffic light at 42nd Street and 47th A...
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Residents rally to end MCI program
Robin Budnetz has lived in an apartment building in Jamaica for nearly 50 years. When Zara Realty bought her building back in 2014, they made, according to her, some “necessary and unnecessary” imp...
Sep 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Council candidate slams new development
O’Leary says Sunnyside building isn’t affordable
Sep 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Puppeteer and the Movie Producer
It happened at a summer camp in the Catskills. It’s where Mike and Allison Hayhurst met; it’s why they share the same surname. Mike, who is from Leighton Buzzard, England, was teaching theatre ther...
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Save small businesses by passing legislation
CRYSTAL CLEAR
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Mayor gives BQX streetcar the green light
Sunset Park removed in revised route for streetcar
Sep 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
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We endorse Catalina Cruz for the 39th AD
PRIMARY ELECTION 2018
Sep 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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State lawmakers introduce bill to end MCIs
Legislation would eliminate program for tax credits
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We endorse Barnwell for Assembly
PRIMARY ELECTION 2018
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The Woman Who Puts the ‘I’ in Happie House
ASTORIA CHARACTERS
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ARRIVE! has arrived
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Queens pays tribute to Mary Audrey Gallagher
Jackson Heights mother was champion of LGBT rights
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