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Astoria Characters: The Voice Teacher
Mar 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Oliver is the founder and director of the Long Island City Academy of Music. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Ah, where to begin? Oliver Söhngen has much to say so he s...
"Sunny Days and Sleepless Nights": A Brooklyn author born in Italy tells his story through his poems...
Mar 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Tiziano Thomas Dossena’s collection of award-winning selected poetry is titled “Sunny Days and Sleepless Night.” The author, born in Milan, Italy, spent his high school (John Jay H.S.) and college ...
Astoria Characters: The Kid Entrepreneurs
Mar 21, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Izzy collects Magic, The Gathering cards. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Izzy Weitzman is sitting at the kitchen table putting Magic, The Gathering cards into packets...
NYC Poster Printing: The What, Why & How
Mar 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
 Posters are a simple an effective method of advertising your product or service. It can be useful for small business and large corporations alike. They are less expensive than other forms of adver...
The Use of Social Media in Personal Injury Litigation in New York
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
by Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Attorneys Using Social Media as Evidence in Personal Injury Claims For many, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are as much a part of their lives as a phone, computer...
What Does Your Lawyer Need to Prepare for Your Workers’ Compensation Hearing?
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by Pyrros & Serres LLP   New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers What Does Your Lawyer Need to Prepare for Your Workers’ Compensation Hearing? If you’ve been injured...
Best Business Practices When Screening Applicants with Criminal Records
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 230 230 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans & Associates When an applicant with a criminal record applies for a job at your company, the screening can become complicated. You cannot make your decision based on any typ...
Bifurcated Trial System In Suffolk County & Nassau County Can Favor Defendants
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Palermo Tuohy Bruno, P.L.L.C. The Bifurcated Trial System Recently, we discussed how a century old rule barring mention of liability insurance may actually create bias in a jury, favoring a...
Astoria Characters: The Daddy Blogger
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Nancy A. Ruhling Jason’s a blogging dad. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling A coffee cup and pacifier in hand, Jason Greene , who has a quartet of kids, plops himself down on the living room floor...
What Kinds of Employment Records Does Your Business Have to Keep?
Mar 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 304 304 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans There is a lot of administration involved with running a business, and sometimes you wonder what records to keep and how long you have to keep them. The EEOC ( Equal Employment O...

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Save the VFW
Dear Editor, Kudos to your paper for making known the financial situation regarding the VFW Post in Flushing. In my opinion, our country can never fully repay our veterans for their service. Unfort...
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Dumbed down
Dear Editor, Just when I thought political correctness couldn't get any crazier, the Board of Regents proved me wrong by dropping the Academic Literacy Skills Test for prospective new teachers. Why...
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Obama v. Trump
Dear Editor, When Donald Trump states an obvious untruth, is he lying? If so he is a liar. If he truly believes in what he is saying, he is delusional. By repeating a lie, many people will believe ...
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On the brink
Dear Editor, With the Syrian civil war still raging and Iran and North Korea testing ballistic missiles, the international situation continues to deteriorate. The world is at a very precarious poin...
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Hat trick
Dear Editor, The Queens Chamber of Commerce firmly believes and supports the effort for a true hat-trick: bring the Islanders to Queens, move quickly on the LaGuardia Airport to Willets Point AirTr...
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dangerous lanes
Dear Editor, I am not in favor of bike lanes on busy thoroughfares in New York City and the outer boroughs. I believe that bicyclists can get to where they are going riding on side streets, which a...
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CPI-E vs. CPI-W
Dear Editor: California Representative John Garamendi's introduction of the CPI-E Act of 2017 makes sense. This bill would require the use of the Consumer Price Index for the Elderly (CPI-E) instea...
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'Bharara'-rouhaha
Dear Editor, I find quite disturbing that U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara was fired as part of the Trump's administration house-cleaning efforts, which I think was a bad decision. Bharara is a prosecut...
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Unchecked hatred
Dear Editor, Prejudice is rampant fueled by the open hatred that defines the major political parties. There has always been discrimination in America. The outrage of foreign migrants to America inc...
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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CO2 denier
Dear Editor, Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, said he didn’t think carbon dioxide was a major contributor to global warming and that we need to do more review and anal...
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Just another study
Dear Editor, The MTA allocated $5 million at the request of Mayor Bill de Blasio to initiate a feasibility study for the Utica Avenue subway extension. Two years later, the MTA has yet to issue a r...
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On the brink
Dear Editor, With the Syrian civil war still raging and Iran and North Korea testing ballistic missiles, the international situation continues to deteriorate. The world is at a very precarious poin...
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Trump speech
Dear Editor, Republicans call it a "home run" when Donald Trump addresses both houses of Congress, doesn't soil his pants, doesn't criticize the "fake news," successfully reads off a teleprompter, ...
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Praise for women
Dear Editor, I would like to applaud all the women who marched on March 8 for equal rights. International Women's Day highlighted the economic power and significance that women have in the U.S. and...
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Defecting Dems
Dear Editor, IDC really stands for "Integrity Doesn't Count," and the eight traitors who bolted their party are Democrats in name only. They put personal gain ahead of party loyalty and point their...
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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