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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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East Elmhurst infant killed by reversing van
An eight-month-old toddler was struck and killed by a van backing out of a driveway on Friday morning. Navraj Raju, whose family lives in East Elmhurst, was in his stroller next to his 35-year-old ...
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Crowley deserves our support in 14th CD
The 14th Congressional District includes College Point, Jackson Heights, East Elmhurst, Northern Astoria, Woodside, and parts of the Bronx, and Democrat Joseph Crowley has been the representative f...
Nov 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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We endorse Barnwell in the 30th AD
Best candidate for district that includes Maspeth, Middle Village & Woodside
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The Makeup Artist Who Paints Faces (and Bellies)
Six-year-old Abby wants to be a catterfly, a creature of her imagination that is at once cat and butterfly, and her less articulate three-year-old brother Andy can’t wait to turn himself into a sna...
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City launches new mental health support hotline
NYC Well to connect counselors to those seeking help
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111th Street in Corona to get safety upgrades
The Department of Transportation (DOT) announced last Wednesday that a busy thoroughfare in Corona will be the focus of a street safety project that will transform the road. The project at 111th St...
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Tempers flare at meeting with homeless commissioner
Grilled about increasing use of hotels to house homeless
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New vision for reinvigorated performing arts program
Educator hopes to inspire students to new artistic heights
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The Cool Dude Who Works at the Uke Hut
It’s really easy to play the ukulele. To show you, Masafumi Sakai starts strumming the small four-stringer. A high-strung, high-strutting cartoon tune emerges. “I can teach anyone the basics in an ...
Oct 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Elmhurst hotel may become shelter
Elected officials warned on Monday that yet another hotel in Queens may become a homeless shelter. Congressman Joseph Crowley, State Senator Jose Peralta and Assemblyman Francisco Moya released a j...
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Citing crowded schools, pols call for downzoning
Argue South Corona can't handle influx of people
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The Performer Who Made It on Broadway
ASTORIA CHARACTERS
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Queens officials bring shelter opposition to City Hall
Takes mayor to task for not involving communities in process
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Coalition releases report on Long Island Sound
Water quality receives failing grade, but trending upward
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TOP HIGH SCHOOLS 2016
Our annual list of the best high schools in New York City.
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