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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
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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
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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 | 223 223 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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Governor signs executive order to turn cameras on
Advocates continue to make the case for life-saving measures
Aug 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 204 204 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols applaud deportation of Nazi guard
Palij has lived in Jackson Heights since 2001
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Funding allocated for Noonan Playground’s third phase
Adult seating area to be transformed into expanded play space
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The Guy Who Likes To Color Outside the Lines
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Aug 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens man reunited with family after ICE detention
Arrested after Greyhound bus briefly enters Canada
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Pol allocates funds for expanded cleaning services
Thanks to funding from a local elected official, Astoria’s major streets will continue to receive much-needed cleaning services. Last Friday, Councilman Costa Constantinides announced an allocation...
Aug 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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Solar energy advocates push for new goal
A coalition of industrial, environmental and energy advocates are calling on state leaders to support the goal of powering 1 million New York households with solar energy by 2023. Last Tuesday, Que...
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The BFF of Socrates Sculpture Park
A comet’s tail of hair streaking in the air behind her, Audrey Dimola power-pedals to the front gate of Socrates Sculpture Park on Cherry Bomb, her single-speed Schwinn. She jumps off her burgundy ...
Aug 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOT to end Clear Curbs on Roosevelt early
A city initiative that banned curbside loading and parking on Roosevelt Avenue during rush hours is ending this week. The Department of Transportation’s Clear Curbs pilot program, which was meant t...
Aug 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
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Assembly candidate talks with community over coffee
Assembly candidate Catalina Cruz held a community coffee talk at Asadero La Fogata last Saturday to discuss issues in Corona. A dozen residents attended the talk and voiced a variety of concerns in...
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New bill calls for surprise inspections at water tanks
A bombshell report by the publication City & State earlier this year revealed that water tanks in New York City are not often tested and have little oversight. According to the report, less than ha...
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Library appoints new head of Langston Hughes
A local library and African-American cultural center in Corona has a new leader. Last Wednesday, Queens Library appointed Shakira Smalls as the new executive director of the Langston Hughes Communi...
Aug 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Storm cuts National Night Out short in Astoria
Astoria residents got a chance to meet officers from the 114th Precinct last Tuesday at the annual National Night Out event before it was cut short by a looming thunderstorm. Hundreds attended the ...
Aug 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Golden-Haired Catwalk Triplets
It is Athena Levesque who opens the door. She is wearing a white long-sleeved sweater. The importance of her subtle sartorial statement will become immediately clear once you see her sisters. Andre...
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Steinway library branch begins renovations
Project will improve accessibility, revamp second floor
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