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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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Parade charade
Dear Editor, After witnessing the Bastille Day parade in Paris, President Donald Trump stated that he wants a dramatic Veteran’s Day military parade of his own. “We’re going to try and top it,” Tru...
Mar 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parole bad
Dear Editor, The decision of a parole board to grant freedom to convicted cop killer Herman Bell is an outrage. When he and several others ambushed officers Waverly Jones and Joseph Piagentini in M...
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Hope for Pride
Dear Editor, Club Pride, a successful mental health program for Queens seniors, officially closes on June 30. But the actual end date for most members was March 13 when van service ended. They won'...
Mar 14, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
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Red Storm Rising
Dear Editor, Tom Clancy's novel “Red Storm Rising” centers on an oil shortage that causes Russian leadership to determine war as the only means to remain in power. America will shortly be the world...
Mar 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heavy wait
Dear Editor, Let me get this straight: every time there is a mass shooting, Republicans say "now is not the time to talk about background checks for gun purchases." Evidently, they think there shou...
Mar 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 123 123 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sub-par market
Dear Editor, I am writing to say “good riddance” to the Dan's Key Food at 138-37 Queens Boulevard in Briarwood. Over the last 25 years, I had complained about many issues, including empty shelves o...
Mar 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 156 156 recommendations | email to a friend
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Talking peace
Dear Editor, I would like to applaud President Donald Trump, who has agreed to meet with Korean leader Kim Jong-Un to discuss solutions to nuclear weapons in the region. In my opinion, there can be...
Mar 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 118 118 recommendations | email to a friend
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Assessing assessments
Dear Editor, Long ago, civic associations fought against 100 percent re-assessment in New York State, but it is still relevant as it affects people's lives. The question that bothers me and the oth...
Mar 06, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
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Killing profits
Dear Editor, It's no coincidence that the latest school shooting occurred in Florida, a firearm-friendly NRA fiefdom sometimes called the "Gun-Shine State." Where else could a troubled, gun-obsesse...
Mar 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
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Evil lives on
Dear Editor, "The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones” (Julius Caesar, Act 3, Scene 2). Mark these words well, Judge Neil Gorsuch, as you deliberate. For [M...
Mar 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remembering Buckley
Dear Editor, This past month marked the tenth anniversary of the passing of National Review magazine founder and host of Firing Linem, William F. Buckley. He interviewed many important public offic...
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Fonda thoughts
Dear Editor, There is absolutely no logical reason for Jane Fonda to be one of the Oscar presenters at Sunday's Academy Awards. Not after what she did in 1972 during the Vietnam War, going to Hanoi...
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Church vandalized
Dear Editor, I am appalled that American Martyrs church in Bayside was vandalized. Two religious statues were damaged by a suspect who was soon arrested. I have been to American Martyrs church a nu...
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More guns
Dear Editor, First let me point out that I understand the grief when you lose a loved one, especially at a young age. I was 17 when I lost my 20-year-old brother, and I know how it destroys a famil...
Feb 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
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Railroaded
Dear Editor, The original estimated cost for the proposed light rail project between Jamaica and Long Island City on the old Lower Montauk LIRR branch was $100 million. The just released feasibilit...
Feb 28, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
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