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Astoria Characters: The Moon Priestess
Oct 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Sylvia is from Cyprus.   Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Sylvia-Anais Mouzourou   brings out a box of dates and places them on her office desk. Would you like a cup of...
Overtime Myths in the Restaurant Industry
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 196 196 recommendations | email to a friend
Overtime myths can circulate in any line of work, and the restaurant industry is no exception. Some of the most prevalent myths deal with wages and overtime. As an employer, it is vital that you do...
Do You Need a Witness to a Workplace Accident?
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by   Pyrros & Serres LLP   |   Oct 10, 2017   |   Workers Compensation Attorneys   |   0 comments In New Jersey, if you’ve been injured on the job, you have a right to seek benefits to cover your d...
Don’t Accept Business as Usual—Let Us Help You Get the Compensation You Deserve
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by   Pyrros & Serres LLP   |   Oct 6, 2017   |   blog ,   Queens Workers Comp Attorneys ,   Workers Compensation Attorneys When you’ve been injured on the job, you are entitled to seek disability b...
Astoria Characters: The Champion of Whitey Ford Field
Oct 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
  PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Neil is the co-chair of the Friends of Whitey Ford Field. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “I’m standing in the center field.” Neil Herdan   wants to make sure I can ...
Astoria Characters: The Perennial Shopkeeper
Oct 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Donhauser Florist is at 71-01 Astoria Blvd.   Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Gladys Gray   is thumbing through an album of old photos, and when she sees the black-and...
The Diverse Culture in Queens Extends to Its Restaurants, Too!!
Sep 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 577 577 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s no secret that the borough of Queens is one of the most ethnically diverse communities anywhere on the planet. For anyone who loves great food and wants to try something different, it’s a virt...
Something You May Not Have Known about Queens
Sep 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
  A:   The borough derived its name from the Portuguese princess Catherine of Braganza, who was the queen of England when Queens as founded in 1683. Explorers and colonists had been in the area, th...
Astoria Characters: The High-Style Hairdresser
Sep 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Tomohiro is a hair stylist at Frédéric Fekkai in Henri Bendel on Fifth Avenue.   Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Tomohiro Arakawa   has his hands full. He’s juggling a...
How Does Your Lawyer Get Paid in a Workers’ Compensation Case?
Sep 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 628 628 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Pyrros & Serres LLP   |   Sep 20, 2017   |   Workers Compensation Attorneys ,   Workers Compensation Claims Attorney New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Whe...

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On Pressman
Dear Editor, Gabe Pressman was certainly a formidable figure in the world of journalism and television reporting. For nearly seven decades, he reported on everything from the Suez Canal War in 1956...
Jun 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 180 180 recommendations | email to a friend
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Not public schools
Dear Editor, The irony of Success Academy winning the Broad Prize for "Public Charter Schools" is indeed rich, but not in the way the Post editorial board sees it. Public charter school is the ulti...
Jun 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 175 175 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Lhota' faith
Dear Editor, Governor Andrew Cuomo has appointed former MTA chairman Joe Lhota to his old post. It is going to be a big job to solve the problems at the MTA, but here is a former MTA chairman who k...
Jun 26, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 209 209 recommendations | email to a friend
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Signal fix
Dear Editor, Problems with both the subway and LIRR signals at Penn Station require decisive action today, not tomorrow. The MTA must reprogram $695 million for Metro North East Bronx Penn Station ...
Jun 26, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 230 230 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gun nuts
Dear Editor, A congressman and four other people were shot and seriously injured on a baseball field by a deranged maniac. Last week, a disgruntled former employee shot his former boss and two othe...
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Ice 'Scream'
Dear Editor, Is spring cleaning taking place at my local supermarket? The aisles are often clogged with workers moving products and crowding the aisles with shopping carts, milk crates, and shelvin...
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More than smoke
Dear Editor, The Trump-Russia scandal is the focus of several investigations that may or may not uncover new disclosures. But no matter the results of these inquiries one thing is perfectly clear: ...
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Time for unity
Dear Editor, As the Russia investigation continues with special counsel Robert Mueller, it seems as if things are only going to worsen as more evidence is found. Mr. Mueller must be permitted to do...
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Fix Vleigh Place
Dear Editor, If you're seeking another Eyesore of the Week, take a photo of Vleigh Place between 77th Road and 78th Avenue in Kew Gardens Hills. A five-alarm fire destroyed 14 stores and injured th...
Jun 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 201 201 recommendations | email to a friend
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McCarren Pool
Dear Editor, Our community has been desperately trying to communicate to the Parks Department that the status quo at McCarren Park Pool is not serving our neighborhood's needs and will require a ch...
Jun 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 215 215 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dead end
Dear Editor, I am writing in regard to the deceptive wheelchair-accessible icon on the facade of the newly installed elevator at the Briarwood station. This elevator is only mezzanine-bound, so the...
Jun 13, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 242 242 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crucial support
Dear Editor, The Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans (CIANA), a community-based organization serving immigrants located in Astoria, recently received funds under the New Yor...
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What a friend
Dear Editor, Some of his supporters are saying that Donald Trump is a "friend to the gays.” Really? Would a "friend to the gays" have chosen a vice president who supported a constitutional amendmen...
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Russia calling
Dear Editor, Now that James Comey has testified in an open hearing before Congressional members, the real problems are only beginning. President Donald Trump will definitely have to deal with Congr...
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Flag Week
Dear Editor, The American flag was officially adopted by a resolution by the Continental Congress on June 14, 1777. Flag Day wasn't officially recognized until signed into law by President Harry Tr...
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