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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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Google hosts tech skills workshop for Goodwill learners
Google led a digital skills training session for over 40 learners at the Goodwill Industries of Greater New York headquarters in Astoria last week. The kickoff event was part of “Grow with Google,”...
Feb 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crowley, CA rep pay visit to tech nonprofit C4Q
By Meghan Sackman msackman@queensledger.com Chairman Joe Crowley brought a colleague from Silicon Valley to western Queens last week to highlight the area's growing tech industry. Crowley and Congr...
Feb 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Mellow Voice Behind Chinamerica Radio
The first time Steve Warren stepped in front of a radio-station microphone, he was wearing a bow tie. “I was in third grade and sang 'White Christmas,'” says Steve, a tall man with an easy-going, e...
Feb 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two candidates emerge to to fill vacant Assembly seat
Former aides for Moya, Ferreras-Copeland square off
Feb 06, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIC schools asks DOT to provide Play Street for students
Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer joined parents outside PS/IS 78 in Long Island City last week to call on the Department of Transportation (DOT) to reverse its decision on a Play Street for students. Th...
Feb 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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First Queens LGBT center opens in LIC
Group launches initiatives to combat hate crimes, isolation
Feb 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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Constantinides details second-term agenda in State of the District
Hopes to pass more environmental legislation, renovate Astoria pool
Feb 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodside community calls on MTA to end street and parking closures
Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer, local business owners, and residents gathered outside of Donovan’s Pub in Woodside last Friday to call on the MTA to stop shutting down streets and occupying parking sp...
Jan 30, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ramos launches state senate campaign with supporters
On same day, Peralta highlights year of IDC activity
Jan 30, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Artist Who Uses the Street as His Canvas
ASTORIA CHARACTERS
Jan 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Councilman works with Hour Children to stock food pantry
Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer worked with the Hour Children Foundation this year for his 8th annual holiday food drive, collecting hundreds of items of food from Queens residents. Hour Children is a ...
Jan 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Guy Who Wants You to Laugh at Him
ASTORIA CHARACTERS
Jan 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former de Blasio aide kicks off campaign for state senate
Discusses fundraising, issues and experience in government
Jan 23, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mount Sinai Queens receives $1 million for new units
Mount Sinai Queens is getting even more support from a local elected official to improve health care in the area. Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas announced last Thursday that she allocated $1 millio...
Jan 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria native takes the reins at American Express
Reflects on values, experiences at Monsignor McClancy HS
Jan 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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