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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 Cake Baker Who Has Found Her Sweet Spot
There are eight fresh-baked cupcakes on the metal stand. Anastasia Cunningham is crowning each with a snowflake star smothered in shiny sugar sprinkles. Like a jeweler setting a diamond, she center...
Nov 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIC businesses connect at annual trade show
Comprehensive study of neighborhood released
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Hip Hop Artist Tru Life to Donate 100 Turkeys to the Variety Boys & Girls Club this weekend
Hip Hop Artist, Tru Life, will be at the Fall Brawl Middle School Basketball Tournament at the Variety Boys & Girls Club this weekend to donate turkeys to all participants.
Nov 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sunnyside Shines unveils new holiday passport
The Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District (BID) is starting a new initiative to encourage residents to shop locally this holiday season. The organization created a “Holiday Passport,” whic...
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Pulaski Bridge underpass gets a power scrubbing
A Long Island City councilman and a cleaning service teamed up last week to give the are underneath the Pulaski Bridge a scrubbing. Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer enlisted the help of Wildcat Service ...
Nov 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board approves proposed Sunnyside middle school
Community Board 2 members approved a plan to tear down a vacant building on the corner of 48th street and Barnett Avenue in Sunnyside and build a middle school. The proposal has been met with mixed...
Nov 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amtrak rescinds rent hikes for homeowners under Hell Gate Bridge
A group of Astoria residents facing exorbitant hikes in their lease agreements for outdoor spaces expressed joy and relief last Friday after they were told their rents would stay the same. Six home...
Nov 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
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The World War II Veteran with the Purple Heart
When the Battle of the Bulge bomb went off, Herb Greenberg flew up in the air. He landed on his back. Separated from this event by the passage of seven decades, Herb, sitting in his big easy chair,...
Nov 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barnwell tops Nunziato in 30th AD
Democratic candidate Brian Barnwell bested Republican Tony Nunziato in the race to represent Woodside, Maspeth and parts of Middle Village and Astoria in the state Assembly, earning 60 percent in a...
Nov 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
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Push to combat criminal activity on Roosevelt
Roosevelt Avenue has become the wild west, claim elected officials who represent the strip under the 7 train. State senators Michael Gianaris, Jose Peralta and Assemblyman Michael DenDekker are cal...
Nov 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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New LIC pre-K to add 180 seats next fall
Surrounded by the sights and sounds of construction, Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer and the parents of young children welcomed news that a new pre-kindergarten space is opening next fall. The pre-K wi...
Nov 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Tree Tender Who Plants the Seeds of Community
Along the stretch of 27th Street that slouches toward Con Ed, there are 22 new honey locust trees. Nancy Perez knows this because it is she who spearheaded the effort to get them planted through Gr...
Nov 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mount Sinai celebrates funding for upgrades
Officials tour new facility, equipment in Astoria
Nov 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amid shelter rumors, worry about affordable housing project
Related currently renovating buildings, adding units for veterans
Nov 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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PS 85 receives new air conditioners
It’s about to get a lot cooler – and quieter – at one Astoria school. PS 85 at 23-70 31st Street is adding 10 new air conditioners by the end of the year, thanks to funding from the state Assembly....
Nov 02, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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