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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...
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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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Sad statistic
Dear Editor, Every day, 22 veterans take their own lives. That's a suicide every 65 minutes. As shocking as this number is, it may actually be higher. On Veterans Day and every day, thank veterans ...
Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 202 202 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fair distribution
Dear Editor, In Bellerose, we have three homeless shelters within a four-to-five block radius. Is that fair? How close is a homeless shelter to Gracie Mansion or the borough president's home in For...
Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 150 150 recommendations | email to a friend
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Penn problems
Dear Editor, There are a number of significant issues missing from Governor Andrew Cuomo's recent announcement of the $1.6 billion for improvements to Penn Station. What are the specific funding so...
Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 320 320 recommendations | email to a friend
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Welfare World
Dear Editor, The City Council is weighing legislation that would pay lawyers to represent indigent men, women and children threatened with eviction in housing court. It's about time. Even those onl...
Nov 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 203 203 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clobbering NYCHA
Dear Editor, No wonder Mayor Bill de Blasio's Sandy recovery program is over budget and behind schedule. The Daily News revealed that 71 consultants from Louisiana billed NYCHA $34 million in fees,...
Nov 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shelter solution?
Dear Editor, When Mayor Bill de Blasio held a town hall meeting in Bayside last month with Councilman Paul Vallone, I raised my hand and was called upon by the mayor. My issue was the homeless. I r...
Nov 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 322 322 recommendations | email to a friend
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Briarwood blackout
Dear Editor, The attack on Patrick Gorman outside his apartment building at the corner of Queens Boulevard and Main Street in Briarwood on June 26, which led to his death on the same day, has just ...
Nov 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 327 327 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kudos to John Adams
Dear Editor, Congratulations to Global Kids and the administration and staff of John Adams High School in Ozone Park for adding a meditation room for students to get in touch with their spiritual l...
Nov 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 315 315 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump speech
Dear Editor, Donald Trump’s charges of a rigged election and his aversion to being labeled a loser in anything he undertakes means he will very likely not concede if he loses the presidential race....
Nov 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 311 311 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clinton's free ride
Dear Editor, In the October 27th issue, Ed Horn's wrote a letter about Donald Trump not paying taxes and his supposed indifference to Americans. Mr. Trump did not pay, that is true. What he did may...
Nov 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 204 204 recommendations | email to a friend
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Honor our vets
Dear Editor, November 11 is a day to think about our honored veterans. For 240 years, they have fought to defend those freedoms we hold most dear. These veterans who have served our nation did so w...
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Vote your mind
Dear Editor, Fellow Residents of Maspeth, Bill de Blasio gave us the homeless, despite our protests. Hillary Clinton will give us refugees. Don't protest, vote! Sincerely, Ronald P. Wortman Maspeth
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Foreseeable demise
Dear Editor: Following the re-election of President Barack Obama, the Republican Party concluded that it had to widen its appeal or forfeit winning a national election. Though there was much discus...
Nov 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 296 296 recommendations | email to a friend
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Right to vote?
Dear Editor, It has always been my understanding that the purpose of an absentee ballot was to serve disabled people, shut-ins and deployed military people far from the convenience of a polling pla...
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 329 329 recommendations | email to a friend
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General critique
Dear Editor, While much of the press and public continue to focus on the sex scandals surrounding Donald Trump, other important topics, such as Trump's constant praising of two controversial WW II ...
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 203 203 recommendations | email to a friend
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