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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 | 254 254 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 | 172 172 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 | 163 163 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 | 229 229 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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I like men
Dear Editor, There was a classic “Our Gang” comedy short where Spanky and Alfalfa form a club of boys who hate women and pledge to avoid them. More and more Democrats are becoming like the reverse....
Oct 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 155 155 recommendations | email to a friend
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Uneasy truce
Dear Editor, President Donald Trump's announcement that the U.S. will be pulling out of the 1987 Missile Treaty signed by President Ronald Reagan and President Mikhail Gorbachev of Russia is not a ...
Oct 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 151 151 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lancman must leave
Dear Editor Councilman Rory Lancman's recent announcement that he will run for Queens district attorney is like Bill Cosby campaigning to lead the #MeToo movement. Lancman is an enemy of law enforc...
Oct 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 173 173 recommendations | email to a friend
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Missing study
Dear Editor, What ever happened to the promised MTA feasibility study for restoration of Long Island Road service on the old Rockaway Beach line? The original completion date was June 2017. It was ...
Oct 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 174 174 recommendations | email to a friend
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RIP Padavan
Dear Editor, It was with great sadness when I read of the passing of former State Senator Frank Padavan. Senator Padavan fought hard for residents with mental health issues, and he served the peopl...
Oct 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 187 187 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ride is no better
Dear Editor, Regarding your opinion piece ("One year later, has your ride improved?" - 9/20), the answer is hell no! Our subway is a mess, thanks to the MTA's multi-tasking, multi-millionaire chair...
Oct 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legalize it
Dear Editor: Legalization of Marijuana in New York is long overdue. Consumption of marijuana for both medical and recreational use is part of mainstream America, transcending generations. Creative ...
Oct 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 235 235 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lies, lies & lies
Dear Editor, Now, let me see if I got this right. In the Brett Kavanugh confirmation hearings, Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal accused Judge Kavanaugh of lying. This from a senator who lied a...
Oct 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 228 228 recommendations | email to a friend
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Inspect city trees
Dear Editor, Over the last three months, our region has had nearly 20 inches of rainfall. The soil is completely saturated, and that could spell trouble for many trees, especially those that are al...
Oct 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 212 212 recommendations | email to a friend
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Them Dems
Dear Editor: During Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign, Michelle Obama stated, “we’re going to have to change our traditions, our history; we’re going to have to move into a different place ...
Oct 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 197 197 recommendations | email to a friend
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Poor planning
Dear Editor, Queens Boulevard used to be called the "Boulevard of Death,” but thanks to the implementation of the Select Bus Service (SBS) and all the changes to traffic patterns since November 201...
Oct 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 216 216 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trains still delayed
Dear Editor, In the papers recently are headlines about transit delays. Guess what? As I read through the September 20th edition of this paper and happened upon page 14's "Back in the Day," I read ...
Oct 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 227 227 recommendations | email to a friend
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GOP's low standards
Dear Editor, Some people who watched Brett Kavanaugh’s unhinged testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday think that Kavanaugh does not have the judicial temperament to be on the Supr...
Oct 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 238 238 recommendations | email to a friend
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No evidence
Dear Editor, As reported in the The New Yorker on Sunday, a second woman Deborah Ramirez, a Yale student while Brett Kavanaugh was also there, came forward to claim sexual misconduct against him in...
Oct 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 204 204 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wright's Field
Dear Editor, Mets hero David Wright made his farewell to Citi Field on Saturday night. His fans, like myself, gave him a tribute last night that I don't think he will soon forget. Wright was a base...
Oct 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 210 210 recommendations | email to a friend
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