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Astoria Characters: The Actor at the Funeral Home
Jul 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling You can meet Sean at O’Shea-Hoey Funeral Home. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Seventeen. That’s how many pounds Sean Church gained to play Eddie, the lead in Sam Shep...
How Can We Help Syrian Refugees
Jul 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 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 | 218 218 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 | 247 247 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 | 28 28 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 | 47 47 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 | 49 49 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 | 16 16 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 | 13 13 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 | 27 27 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...

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DeVos devoid
Dear Editor, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos should resign immediately. She has committed a gross offense against the Republicans’ twelfth commandment: “Thou shall not criticize America abroad.”...
Jun 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Where's the flag?
Dear Editor, The sky was a little overcast, but the weather held up for the beginning of this year’s Maspeth Memorial Day Parade. Toward the end there were a few sprinkles, but that did not seem to...
Jun 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Where's our ramp?
Dear Editor, Councilman Rory Lancman promised Kew Gardens Hills voters that a wheelchair ramp will be installed at the entrance to P.S. 164's gym in time for the September primaries. This would res...
Jun 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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Plain obstruction
Dear Editor, It is obvious to many of us that a conspiracy to commit a widespread obstruction of justice to protect and keep a president from being indicted or impeached is being done in open sight...
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Quoting collusion
Dear Editor, One old quotation and an old English proverb come to my mind when I watch what is going on with the investigation of the so-called "Russian collusion.” The old quotation belongs to Con...
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Post v. 'Putz'
Dear Editor, Does the right hand know what the left hand is doing at the New York Post? Never one to miss an opportunity for red-baiting, the Post portrays Mayor Bill de Blasio’s disdain for a news...
Jun 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knapp wrong
Dear Editor, Thomas Knapp's column on May 17 regarding the United States pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal was the most asinine opinion piece I've ever read. Astoundingly, it is Knapp's opinion ...
May 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
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Assault on law
Dear Editor, This past Sunday, the president ordered an investigation into the FBI’s use of an informant to investigate his campaign. While seemingly innocuous this is a very dangerous assault on t...
May 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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Injecting some sanity
Dear Editor, Regarding Melissa Goldin's May 10th article "Mayor backs injection sites," de Blasio's safe injection sites program for drug addicts is insane and illegal. What mind-altering substance...
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Don't legalize it
Dear Editor, Marijuana possessed and smoked in public for recreation is neither safe for driving nor for second-hand smoke exposure for nonusers. Marijuana impairs a person's ability to drive an au...
May 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drugs allowed
Dear Editor, Now that the district attorneys of Manhattan and the Bronx, many of the politicians, and even the Daily News think that smoking marijuana is no big thing and realizing the money that t...
May 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knapp time
Dear Editor, I was recently introduced to the Queens Examiner and now look for it every week as I find it a pleasure to read. I think your articles are a little more in-depth and thoughtful than ar...
May 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
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History repeats?
Dear Editor, Former Secretary of State John Kerry's secret meetings with Iranian officials and the Democratic National Committee, and Hillary Clinton's connection to the creation of a phony dossier...
May 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fair error
Dear Editor Benjamin Fang's May 17th article "June event to promote Flushing" was 22 years off the mark in his lede. The World's Fair occurred in 1939, not 1917. It's theme was "The World of Tomorr...
May 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another shooting
Dear Editor, The shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas is an absolute tragedy. It has come to a point in our country that schools are no longer safe havens of learning for our children, teacher...
May 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
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