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How Can We Help Syrian Refugees
Jul 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
The timeline of the Syrian civil war is full of violence, fear, and devastation for the local people. The society built on the cradle of civilization is suffering the world biggest refugee crisis. ...
MIDDLE VILLAGE YOUNG PEOPLE NOT WORKING
Jul 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
MIDDLE VILLAGE-has more young people not working between 22 years of age to 40 years of age. They mostly live with their parents or parent. Imagine no guidance, no retirement plans, just existing d...
Over-packing Your Car Can Make Driving More Dangerous
Jul 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Packing Your Car Wisely for Vacations With warmer weather here and children out of school, many people are taking to the road for vacation trips. While you want to be sure you pack what you need to...
What Employers Should Know About Retaliation Claims
Jul 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans Retaliation Claims May Include Emotional Distress Damages A precedent has been set in relation to retaliation claims brought against employers. Two courts of appeals, the Sixth a...
Workers’ Compensation in New York—What You Need to Know—Part One
Jul 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Pyrros & Serres LLP You’ve been hurt on the job in the state of New York. You’ve heard from others that you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. But what does that mean? How does th...
What You Should Know About Construction Job Vehicle Accidents in New York
Jul 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 140 140 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Unsafe Conditions Can Lead to Serious Construction Job Vehicle Accidents Construction job motor vehicle accidents often occur due to OSHA violations.  Many diffe...
Astoria Characters: The Cabaret Singer
Jul 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Becca beat cancer — twice. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Cancer and cabaret. Those are the two Cs that have defined Becca C. Kidwell ’s life in the last year. To all...
Astoria Characters: The 92-Year-Old Vet Who's Fighting for His Wife
Jul 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
  Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Eddie is a WWII and Korean War veteran. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling These days, Eddie Indellicati is playing a lot of solitaire. He sits at his computer in the l...
Astoria Characters: The Colorist
Jun 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Shawna works for ARROJO Studio in SoHo. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling What’s for breakfast? It’s Saturday, one of Shawna Morlock ’s days off, so the answer is chocol...
How to Clean a Diamond Ring the Right Way
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
If you have been struggling to sell diamonds for top price, the chances are that you’ve been cleaning your ring incorrectly. Remember nothing can sell diamonds quite like that shiny sparkle and lus...

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Hundreds turn out of 19th annual St. Pats for All Parade
Hundreds of residents and community groups turned out for the 19th annual St. Pats for All Parade in Sunnyside and Woodside last Sunday to celebrate inclusion and Irish culture. The parade featured...
Mar 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Woman Who Has Started a Brand-New Life
Wow! There have been a lot of changes – boom, boom, boom! — in Tiffany Gentry’s life lately. So caught up has Tiffany been in the whirlwind of everything new that she hasn’t really had time to proc...
Mar 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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ACE graduates reflect on adversity as they look ahead
Last Thursday night marked a turning point in the lives of 57 individuals enrolled in the Association of Community Employment Programs for the Homeless (ACE). ACE held a graduation ceremony at its ...
Feb 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol wants MTA to remove billboard on Astoria Boulevard
An Astoria lawmaker is calling on the MTA to remove a distracting billboard hovering over drivers passing through a dangerous intersection. Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas fired off a letter to the ...
Feb 28, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kaufman, 89, brought film production to Astoria
Real estate developer George Kaufman, who led the groundbreaking Kaufman Astoria Studios, passed away on February 20. He was 89 years old. Kaufman purchased the former Paramount Studios site in the...
Feb 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mid-block crossings coming to Steinway
New traffic measures on Steinway Street in Astoria are meant to increase street safety for thousands of shoppers and visitors, while also improving street aesthetics this spring. Councilman Costa C...
Feb 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tenants protest MCI rent hikes, demand legislative change
Esmeraldo Calderon has lived in the Cosmopolitan Houses, a rent-stabilized Sunnyside complex, for 26 years. Like many longtime tenants, he cherishes the affordability of his apartment, which has al...
Feb 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Mastermind Who Makes the Kaiju Monsters
Somewhere sinister, in a secret lab, Dr. Cube, a mad scientist intent on ruling the universe, is making a malevolent monster mob that can crush cities with a single stomp. When the bad doctor, who ...
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy-related rebuilding to be completed by 2021: NYCHA
Housing authority releases end-of-year resiliency report
Feb 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ty Sullivan's crusade to improve Sunnyside
Ty Sullivan came to Sunnyside 28 years ago, drawn by the low rent for a large, pre-war apartment. He had no real intentions of staying. “But there was something about Sunnyside that was different f...
Feb 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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Access Queens focusing on needs of subway riders
Uses social media to provide real-time updates
Feb 21, 2018 | 2 2 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
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City announces settlement with Sunnyside condo board
Commission investigated building for harassment, discrimination
Feb 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Owner of the Century-Old Art Foundry
ASTORIA CHARACTERS
Feb 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria pols slam MTA for “cosmetic” Ditmars station project
MTA reps argue overhaul needed for structural repairs
Feb 13, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Van Bramer raising funds for 2021 run
Widely believed to be eyeing borough president post
Feb 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
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