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Astoria Characters: The Couple Walked by the Wheaten Terrier
Jan 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Constantine was born in Astoria. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When the front door opens, Henry springs into action like a Pogo stick on speed, jumping up and down, ...
Leo Vadalà’s “Some Grief, Some Joy” Will Move The Reader...
Jan 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
Review by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Historical fiction  is a literary genre in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past. The term is commonly used as a synonym for the  historical n...
Astoria Characters: The Salsa Master
Jan 18, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Nancy A. Ruhling Jean Franco’s the owner of Salsa In Queens. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Salsa In Queens is going to open soon, so Jean Franco Vergaray grabs a broom and starts sweeping the...
How Important Is ADA Compliance for Your Website?
Jan 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 255 255 recommendations | email to a friend
ADA Non-Compliance and The Beyonce Website Lawsuit According to the   Hollywood Reporter , the lawsuit alleges that visually impaired users do not have equal access to the website’s products and se...
The Ever Changing World of Web Design & Websites
Jan 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 173 173 recommendations | email to a friend
A Brief Look Back and Look Forward at Websites It's a fact that the world of web design and websites is ever changing. New improvements in design and technology emerge all the time. Can you imagine...
Assault Injuries and Premises Liability — Negligent Security, Muggings, Sexual Assault Long Island
Jan 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 223 223 recommendations | email to a friend
Is a Property Owner Liable for Your Assault Injuries? Negligent security is a category of law that falls under premises liability. It refers to the property owner’s negligence in maintaining secure...
Age Discrimination: ADEA Becomes More Far Reaching
Jan 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
The Supreme Court Rules that ADEA Applies to All Government Levels In October 2018, the Supreme Court reached a decision that made the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) cover a broad scop...
A Look Back on Sexual Harassment Charges in 2018
Jan 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 231 231 recommendations | email to a friend
EEOC Sexual Harassment Charges Statistics Surged The increase in sexual harassment lawsuits brought by the EEOC was 50 percent higher in 2018 than they were in 2017. The EEOC filed 66 harassment la...
Astoria Characters: The Daughter Who Took Over the Family Business
Jan 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Gerri is the owner of AirLogix. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When Gerri Domenikos was growing up, she always figured that she would go into the family’s commercial ...
Astoria Characters: The Yiddish Actor
Jan 01, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling You can see Adam in Fiddler on the Roof . Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When Adam B. Shapiro introduces himself, he makes a big point of emphasizing his middle initi...

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Fake news?
Dear Editor, March 20, 2019, at precisely 5:58 p.m. Eastern Standard Time is the vernal equinox (first day of spring). It is at this moment when the plane of the Earth's equator passes through the ...
Dec 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
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No mourning
Dear Editor, As the nation prepares to say its final farewells to former President George H. W. Bush this week, why weren't any of the schools across the nation closed on December 5 in honor of the...
Dec 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
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Missed Opportunity
Dear Editor, Why didn't the MTA, during the six years prior to the L Line shut down scheduled to start in April 2019, take a serious look at other possible improvements west of 8th Avenue? You coul...
Dec 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 123 123 recommendations | email to a friend
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Just punishment
Dear Editor, Cell phone video shows five goons beating Bronx street vendor Souleymane Porgo into unconsciousness. Mr. Porgo suffered multiple facial fractures and swelling and bleeding in his brain...
Dec 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sad passing
Dear Editor, It was sad to read that one of our beloved presidents, George H.W. Bush, passed away. Here was a WW II Navy war hero and a man dedicated to God, family and country, who believed in giv...
Dec 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bezos bilks NY Dear Editor,
The world’s richest man got an early Christmas present from us, thanks to the duplicity of our state and city leaders. Jeff Bezos is a predator who violates anti-trust laws. Amazon’s 25,000 jobs do...
Nov 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
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SAVE rooms
Dear Editor, Retired teacher Howard Chustek is right that there are far better alternatives available to educators in dealing with unruly students than corporal punishment (“Spanking in schools a b...
Nov 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
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Riding nostalgia
Dear Editor, It is refreshing to hear that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has begun running a series of nostalgia trains and buses to help celebrate the holidays in December. The “Shoppe...
Nov 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
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Open season
Dear Editor, When I was a young boy, everything was closed on Thanksgiving so that everyone could celebrate with family and friends. The almighty dollar has changed that completely. Many businesses...
Nov 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
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Typical Trump
Dear Editor, Trump just named Andrew Wheeler to head the Environmental Protection Agency. So the man running the agency charged with protecting the environment is a climate change sceptic, an ex-lo...
Nov 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cure Alzheimer’s
Dear Editor, It has been reported that retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor suffers from dementia and probably has Alzheimer’s disease. This is an insidious disease that effects 5.5 mi...
Nov 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
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Damn Dem lanes
Dear Editor, The numerous problems predicted by the bike lanes on 43 Avenue and Skillman Avenue have materialized. Traffic congestion, decrease in customers for local businesses, parking and lane e...
Nov 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 167 167 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ben's warning
Dear Editor, There has never been an instance of migrants and caravans fleeing a capitalist country seeking refuge and asylum in a socialist country. Most migrants who crossed our border left corru...
Nov 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 160 160 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reform BOE
Dear Editor, I've frequently complained to this newspaper about the closure of my nearby polling site at P.S. 164 in Kew Gardens Hills. But now I'm glad that I voted by absentee ballot and avoided ...
Nov 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
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Help the needy
Dear Editor, Thanksgiving is a time for good food with family, friends and those we hold most dear. But it is also a time to think of those most in need. Please give to local food pantries, soup ki...
Nov 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 135 135 recommendations | email to a friend
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