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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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Thoughts, prayers
Dear Editor While I understand that people are devastated by the news of another mass shooting, this time in California, they need to understand that Republicans are immediately addressing the situ...
Nov 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
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Building mayhem
Dear Editor, What is going on in Queens? Everywhere you look another big building is going up. I live in Rego Park and drive down Queens Boulevard often, and all I see are stores gone and another b...
Nov 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 173 173 recommendations | email to a friend
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No big win for Cuomo
Dear Editor, Governor Andrew Cuomo shouldn't be proud of his General Election win. He had the benefits and perks of eight years in office, including daily free media coverage. And don't forget peri...
Nov 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 185 185 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spanking in schools a bad idea
Dear Editor, I have read numerous Letters to the Editor” written by John Amato which were informative and insightful. However, I must respond to his latest offering “Good Spanking,” which advocated...
Nov 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 172 172 recommendations | email to a friend
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Conservative approach
Dear Editor, Now that the elections are over, the question is what policies the Federal government should follow for the next two years. The most important goal must be that the accomplishments of ...
Nov 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 161 161 recommendations | email to a friend
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Save the USPS
Dear Editor, The United States Post Office's proposal to raise the price of a first-class stamp by five cents to 55 cents effective January 27, 2019, is no surprise. I agree with Richard Reif's obs...
Nov 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 166 166 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dems bomb
Dear Editor, Democrats should be ashamed of themselves for claiming with no evidence that the person responsible for mailing pipe bombs to numerous Democrats must be a maniacal Trump supporter. And...
Nov 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 172 172 recommendations | email to a friend
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Honor a vet
Dear Editor, Veterans Day is a day to honor all who have served this great country of ours, and Americans should take pause to honor our brave men and women. As a member of the American Legion, I w...
Nov 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gun control
Dear Editor, With the latest mass shooting at a synagogue in Pennsylvania, it is becoming apparent that more stringent gun control measures have to be enacted by Congress. There needs to be a total...
Nov 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 161 161 recommendations | email to a friend
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Time to end WEP
Dear Editor, The good news is that Social Security benefit payments will rise by 2.8 percent in 2019, the largest cost of living hike in seven years. The bad news is much of that increase will be d...
Oct 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 190 190 recommendations | email to a friend
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GOP bashing
Dear Editor, Now that Election Day is fast approaching, I have a question for Robert LaRosa, whose numerous letters criticizing President Donald Trump and every Republican have appeared in this pap...
Oct 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 190 190 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fellow Seniors, Get Out and Vote
Dear Editor, Election Day is Tuesday, November 6, and it is a time for all registered voters to do our civic duty and vote. There are many issues out there that demand our concern and attention, es...
Oct 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 208 208 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keep USPS public
Dear Editor, Your readers should join the protest against privatizing the U.S. Postal Service. This is a GOP move to turn a public service into a private profit center at our expense. In fact, the ...
Oct 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 214 214 recommendations | email to a friend
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Broken Boulevard
Dear Editor, Is it just me, or has anyone else noticed the increase in accidents on Woodhaven Boulevard since the Select Bus Service lanes and traffic pattern changes? In the last three weeks, I ha...
Oct 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 182 182 recommendations | email to a friend
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GOP depravity
Dear Editor, The reality for most people is morality is what we hold others to, but when it comes to ourselves we find rationalizations for exceptions. Guilt is felt for others while we bath in the...
Oct 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 157 157 recommendations | email to a friend
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