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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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Honoring Jackie
Dear Editor, There is even more to “New parkway signs celebrate Jackie Robinson” (Jen Khedaroo - April 19).
May 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cruel cuts
Dear Editor, Over 120 angry students rallied at Queens Borough Hall on April 10 to protest our a $12 million budget cut for adult literacy classes. This action spotlights Mayor Bill de Blasio's hyp...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 184 184 recommendations | email to a friend
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A dose of doo-wop
Dear Editor, While strolling through Central Park near Bethesda Fountain recently, I was drawn to the strains of songs of the 50s being performed by a group of gentlemen who call themselves Cover S...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
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True tax talk
Dear Editor, A few words about the new tax reform. Many people say that the rich (and very rich) will benefit from it, but a simple calculation shows that this statement is not quite correct. Every...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stormy times
Dear Editor, NBC has reported that Stormy Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, is cooperating with the feds probing President Donald Trump's attorney. It just goes to prove that no matte...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fix the VA
Dear Editor, I find it quite troubling what has been happening at the Veterans Administration over the years. Millions of veterans depend on the VA for their health care. Former VA Secretary David ...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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Restore the Q74
Dear Editor, One key victory in the state's annual budget battle is a $50 million annual fund to improve outer-borough transit, secured by Queens legislators. It will improve service in areas with ...
Apr 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
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Attacking the U.S.
Dear Editor, For those who oppose and hate Donald Trump, nothing will change their feelings. For those who believe Trump is doing a fantastic job and deserves their support and future votes, nothin...
Apr 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hate rising
Dear Editor, Philip Siess agreed with dispatcher Ed Konecnik (“In Konecnik's Camp” – 4/12), writing that "when Obama won his first term, those who did not vote for him were not offered grief counse...
Apr 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
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Go volunteer
Dear Editor, April 15-22 is National Volunteer week and a time to help those in need. I myself am grand knight of St. Anastasia Knights of Columbus Council #5911 in Douglaston, and my members and m...
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Dangerous diversity
Dear Editor, FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro recently announced that more than half of our city's firefighters will be minority members, and 15 percent will be females by 2029. He wants the Fire Dep...
Apr 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
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Facebook strikeout
Dear Editor, Now let me get this straight. Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has stated that at last count the personal information of 87 million users was improperly shared with a political consulting fi...
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AirTrain dreams
Dear Editor, There are several fatal flaws to the proposed LaGuardia Air Train project supported by Governor Andrew Cuomo, Borough President Melinda Katz and other elected officials that no one see...
Apr 11, 2018 | 2 2 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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This is justice?
Dear Editor, The man who was charged with murdering ten people, including eight children, in 1984 was set free not by the parole board, but by technicality. This is utterly insane. The parole board...
Apr 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fresh Air
Dear Editor, Every year, the Fresh Air Fund looks forward to celebrating National Volunteer Week, which is from April 15 to 21. Volunteers work in several capacities throughout the year along the E...
Apr 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
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