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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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Bag Day
Dear Editor, Plastic bags have clogged up waterways, harmed animals, and created some unnecessary litter around our city. We are using up many resources just to make them. There are other cities an...
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lying or crazy?
Dear Editor, President Donald Trump repeats the claim that but for fraudulent voting by illegal immigrants and by those “long dead” he would have won the popular vote. Clearly, the reality that Hil...
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Not backing down
Dear Editor, Today, some of our worst fears are fast becoming reality. In his first days in office, President Donald Trump has signed orders attacking women’s rights and environmental protections, ...
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump talk
Dear Editor, Kudos to Queens native Donald Trump for a great inaugural address and solid start in office. Trump is right, globalism is "globa-loney." We can't be the world's ATM machine and 911 eme...
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 123 123 recommendations | email to a friend
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No dealer
Dear Editor, I again voice my opposition over an application before the Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA) to change the use of a business at 207-22 Northern Boulevard in Bayside so that a Volvo ...
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 226 226 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cap the Van Wyck
Dear Editor, Claims that the $400 million Kew Gardens Interchange Transformation is easing vehicular traffic and creating Briarwood subway station amenities is fallacious grandstanding. First, I wo...
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 185 185 recommendations | email to a friend
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No surprise
Dear Editor, Is anyone surprised that Donald Trump chose Rick Perry to head the Department of Energy? The same Rick Perry who couldn't remember during a 2011 presidential debate that the Energy Dep...
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 298 298 recommendations | email to a friend
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Resolve to help
Dear Editor, In 2017, most of us will make New Year's resolutions that we will find hard to keep. But maybe there are resolutions out there we should make every effort to keep. There are those in n...
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PO'ed at the PO
Dear Editor: Regarding the Briarwood Post Office 11435, there have been delays with postal box delivery, drop-off return postage paid parcels to manufacturers have not been received and credited fo...
Jan 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 182 182 recommendations | email to a friend
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Get involved
Dear Editor, January is the month that you may apply to serve on your local community board. Community boards make advisory decisions on many aspects of neighborhood life, including on land use, ca...
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For Avella
Dear Editor, State Senator Tony Avella has launched his bid for the Democratic nomination for mayor of New York City, a challenge to Mayor Bill de Blasio. I have known Senator Avella for a number o...
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Move on
Dear Editor, People who are anti-Trump should get over it. Whether you like it or not, he will be our president for at least the next four years. For the good of the country and the world, let's ho...
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Big abstention
Dear Editor, The latest U.N. Security Council vote regarding the validity of Israeli settlements on occupied land has caused quite a stir between Israel and the U.S. The U.S. abstained from voting ...
Jan 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 177 177 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hotels to homes
Dear Editor, Samaritan Village and the landlords of the Pan Am hotel have commenced installing a kitchen in each unit to comply with city law. In conjunction with this upgrade, there should be cons...
Dec 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 308 308 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pull exemption
Dear Editor, I am writing regarding the recent article on Astoria tenants facing holiday evictions (“Officials protest nonprofit evicting residents” - 12/15/16). On its website, the New York School...
Dec 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 291 291 recommendations | email to a friend
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