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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...
Mobile Locksmith
Apr 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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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...
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 8 8 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 | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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RIP Helen Marshall
Dear Editor, Former Queens borough president Helen Marshall was a true fighter for the people of her borough. She never stopped pushing for the things that she felt our borough needed. She improved...
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend
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Car sick
Dear Editor, At Northern Boulevard and the Clearview Expressway there are five auto dealerships, a body shop, and transmission business. Nowhere else in northeast Queens do you have such a saturati...
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JFK's legacy
Dear Editor, This is the centenary year of the birth of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States. Thirty-eight days into his presidency, Kennedy signed an executive order cr...
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Homeless solution
Dear Editor, Once again, communities are protesting the city's plan to dump the homeless into hotels in their neighborhoods. Many empty state mental health hospitals are languishing throughout the ...
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Required reading
Dear Editor, Many people are reading the dystopian novel 1984 these days to see if they can find clues about where our country is headed under President Trump. But the book they should be looking a...
Feb 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 194 194 recommendations | email to a friend
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President Pence
Dear Editor, Rationale thought of the Trump presidency would indicate that this is really the beginning of the Pence presidency. Bookies must have odds on Trump either being impeached or resigning ...
Feb 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
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Write stuff
Dear Editor, The recent statement by Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina that cursive is going to be reintroduced into public school classrooms is indeed very positive, but why were these necessary an...
Feb 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 182 182 recommendations | email to a friend
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Terminal wait
Dear Editor, The Port Authority's $32 billion ten-year capital plan is disappointing. Only $3.5 billion is provided toward construction of the new $10 billion 42nd Street bus terminal, how many mor...
Feb 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spreading fear
Dear Editor, We hear that the ICE raids on illegal aliens throughout our nation and New York City have brought needless panic to the immigrant communities in Queens. But 38 out of the 41 deportatio...
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Safer Austin
Dear Editor, Your article on how to improve the intersection of Yellowstone Boulevard and Austin Street in Forest Hills was very interesting, but I have two ideas that will accomplish the same as m...
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clear choice
Dear Editor, Veronique "Ronnie" Hakim is an excellent choice as interim executive director of the MTA. She is an even better one to serve as the next permanent MTA President. As current New York Ci...
Feb 21, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 178 178 recommendations | email to a friend
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