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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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The Kick-Ass Personal Trainer
It’s early in the morning when Nick Robyn sprints up the stairs of his three-floor walkup. He’s headed to the roof. He can tell you what he does for fun and for a living, but it’s easier if he show...
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legislators want local power plants to reduce emissions
Locals say asthma rates are too high in the community
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Astoria playground renovation underway
The long-awaited, $5.8 million renovation of Astoria Heights Playground is finally underway. I With an anticipated completion for next winter, the project will include an expanded track and sports ...
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials protest Christian nonprofit evicting residents
Organization plans to turn facility into homeless shelter
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The Seamstress Who Brings Daddies and Daughters Together
In a corner of the bedroom, on a tiny table, Evgeniya Bavaeva sets up her portable Brother sewing machine. It’s always at night, usually at 10, after her three-year-old daughter, Celine, is in bed ...
Dec 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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City warns about fraudulent immigration services
Officials from the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) distributed handbooks full of consumer protection tips for immigrants on Corona Plaza last week. The event was part of an initiative to infor...
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East Elmhurst library begins $8.9 million expansion
Elected and city officials marked the start of an $8.9 million project to renovate and expand the East Elmhurst Library on Monday morning. The project, which received funding from Borough President...
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Roofs replaced at Queensbridge Houses ahead of schedule
Part of NYCHA investment to fix 263 buildings citywide
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New bill requires travel agencies to register with state
Intended to prevent fraud, scams
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The Hip-Sip Guy at the Juice Bar and Grill
It’s early in the morning, and the first order of the day at Juuz.me is super simple. Zsolt “George” Csonka cuts a green apple, a peach and pineapple into chunks and pops them into the blender with...
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Fear in Muslim community “very high” after Trump election
Principal discusses issues his students now face
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Astoria officials condemn anti-Muslim hate speech
Online video shows driver harassed on Crescent Street
Nov 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens residents speak out after Trump’s victory
Vow to protect vulnerable groups during forum
Nov 22, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens residents march across Queensboro Bridge in Trump protest
Demonstrators say president-elect doesn’t represent borough’s values
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The Self-Taught Artist Who’s a Work in Progress
The small studio is hidden, behind a hollow-core wooden door, in a corner of the basement apartment. Its scant space is squandered by a plastic shower curtain that separates it from the mechanical ...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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