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Astoria Characters: The Monster Maker
Feb 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
  Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Sky Deviler on the loose. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Somewhere sinister, in a secret lab, Dr. Cube, a mad scientist intent on ruling the universe, is making a m...
Using Our Schools to Curb School Shootings
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Cindy Silver-LeClaire Access to Counseling and Instilling Values are Key to Addressing Culture of Violence Once again, we are collectively stunned, watching reports of a number of high scho...
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Recovers $700,000 in a Settlement Prior to Trial
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP recovered $700,000 for a 43-year-old Asian male sign installer in a settlement prior to trial. The sign installer fell from a 16-foot extension ladder at a renovation...
Surrogate Court Gives Lifetime Promise Priority Over Will
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps the most common way to transfer property upon death in the State of New York is through a valid will or trust.   What happens, though, if you’ve entered into a binding contract to transfer ...
Job Termination: What Should You Know?
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
Frequently Asked Questions About Job Termination Deciding to fire or layoff an employee is often a tough decision. Sometimes employees have adverse reactions and retaliate if they believe the termi...
Astoria Characters: The Art-Foundry Owner
Feb 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
  Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Michael’s family owns Sculpture House Casting. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling What’s your title? It’s not meant to be a funny question, but it makes Michael Perrott...
Jamie Lynn Macchia, From Miss New York To The Campaign For #MoreThan4: A Young Woman On The Path Of Success.
Feb 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
  Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Jamie Lynn Macchia is a 26-year-old Magna Cum Laude graduate of Wagner College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Arts Administration and Marketing. While in...
Court Limits Scope of Release Involving Estate and Trust Accounting
Feb 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 202 202 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bonnie Lawston   |   Feb 7, 2018   |   Estate Administration It’s pretty common procedure for a fiduciary to a trust to obtain a release, with the objective of waiving the fiduciary’s obligati...
HELPING RESTAURANT OWNERS NAVIGATE THE NEW YORK LABOR LAWS
Feb 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 233 233 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans   | Feb 7, 2018 |   Employment Defense Attorney FAQ for Restaurant Owners For restaurant owners, who are busy running their day-to-day business, New York Labor laws can seem li...
When Should You Hire a Personal Injury Law Firm to Handle Your Accident Case?
Feb 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 248 248 recommendations | email to a friend
If you have been in an accident and suffered serious injury, there is a good likelihood that you have considerable expenses involved with your recovery — hospital bills, doctor bills, rehabilitatio...

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The Perennial Shopkeeper
ASTORIA CHARACTERS
Oct 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Terrace on the Park unveils $9 million facelift
Upgrades include new Promenade Level suites
Oct 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodside school opens long-awaited annex
Friday was a monumental and long-awaited day for the students, parents, teachers and administrators of PS 11 in Woodside. Elected officials joined school leaders to officially unveil the much-neede...
Oct 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria Characters Day celebrates local residents
Journalist Nancy Ruhling has written approximately 416 profiles of Astoria’s residents and small businesses over eight years. Her column, “Astoria Characters,” appears in this newspaper, and is als...
Sep 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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The High-Style Hairdresser
Tomohiro Arakawa has his hands full. He’s juggling a bulky backpack and a spindly scooter as he orders his breakfast at Lot’s O Bagels on Broadway. The Saturday subways are screwed up. He’s on his ...
Sep 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols introduce bill to honor fallen 9/11 responders
New York City’s congressional representatives are pushing legislation in Congress to honor the fallen heroes of September 11. Led by Congressman Joseph Crowley, the officials introduced the “9/11 H...
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Variety Boys & Girls Club Honors Club Alumnus
Last Tuesday, the Variety Boys & Girls Club honored prominent Club Alum Milko Campusano at a cocktail style reception benefitting the children of the Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens.
Sep 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Groundbreaking Photojournalist
ASTORIA CHARACTERS
Sep 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria Park group hosts annual Shore Fest
On a warm and sunny Saturday afternoon, dozens of residents and families came out to enjoy the festivities at Astoria Park Alliance’s annual Shore Fest. Featuring live music, kid’s games and other ...
Sep 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Education officials unveil new kitchen at PS 111
Part of Long Island City school’s turnaround
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The Man Who Roars on Broadway in The Lion King
ASTORIA CHARACTERS
Sep 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens immigrants march to defend DACA
Undocumented youth discusses impact of Trump’s actions
Sep 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodside hosts 9/11 remembrance event
Dozens of Woodside residents, veterans and officials gathered at Doughboy Park on the night of September 11 to commemorate 16 years since the national tragedy. The annual event, at times somber and...
Sep 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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LeFrak residents fail to regain polling site
Denied attempt one week before primary election
Sep 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria celebrates 100 years of Hell Gate
Local residents gathered at Astoria Park on Saturday morning for a three-part celebration in honor of 9/11, veterans and the 100th anniversary of the Hell Gate Bridge. The 16th annual “A Day of Ser...
Sep 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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