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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 | 255 255 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 | 173 173 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 | 223 223 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 | 231 231 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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Come in peace?
Dear Editor, The Trump Administration wants a Space Force, with Vice President Michael Pence warning that Russia and China have already militarized the final frontier. We need to protect the homela...
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Tickled green
Meghan Sackman's recent article on a new bill to promote spread of green rooftops brought a smile to my face. I recalled the look on the faces of the Queens Borough Board over a decade ago when I p...
Aug 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 256 256 recommendations | email to a friend
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Begging for help
Dear Editor, There has been an upswing of panhandling in Glen Oaks recently, seemingly without any results from elected officials. On August 1 at 2:30 p.m., a teenager was approached by a mentally-...
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Begging for help II
Dear Editor, While in Glen Oaks Village shopping the other day, an aggressive panhandler asked me for money and wouldn't take no for an answer. Luckily, a security guard was walking by and the man ...
Aug 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 270 270 recommendations | email to a friend
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It takes balls
Dear Editor, Kudos to the Brooklyn Nets. As part of a summer outreach program, the organizations will be going to community courts in the borough giving away basketballs to the kids. Called "The Bo...
Aug 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 260 260 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Storm’ und drang
Dear Editor, The line of thunderstorms that rolled through our area on Tuesday evening packed quite a powerful punch. Three people were struck by lightning, two in Flushing Meadows Park and one in ...
Aug 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 243 243 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Gerry’-rigged
Dear Editor, Dispatcher Edward Riecks recently pointed out that the Democratic Party has suffered over 1,100 losses nationwide, but his statement that the reason is "the party has moved too far to ...
Aug 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
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Begging for help
Dear Editor, While in Glen Oaks Village shopping the other day, an aggressive panhandler asked me for money and wouldn't take no for an answer. Luckily, a security guard was walking by and the man ...
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Progressive? Regressive!
Dear Editor, What else is Mayor Bill de Blasio going to do with his progressive agenda? First, he put in bike lanes on Queens Boulevard, which no one wanted except the bicyclists, taking up valuabl...
Aug 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 244 244 recommendations | email to a friend
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Debt talk
Dear Editor, I can’t see any possible way that the nation's $21 trillion in debt will not destroy our country in the near future. The federal government takes in about $4 trillion dollars a year in...
Aug 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 262 262 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taylor reform needed
Dear Editor, Progressives, both self-styled and genuine, can't have their cake and eat it too when it comes to protecting labor against the depredations of union-busting judges and their billionair...
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Library praise
Dear Editor, I was reading comments in the church bulletin by Reverend Kevin McBrien of Our Lady of the Snows in Floral Park, who praised the Glen Oaks Public Library. I agree. I live in Glen Oaks ...
Aug 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 254 254 recommendations | email to a friend
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Costly upgrades
Dear Editor, What other future transit capital projects and programs might have to be cut to speed up findings the billions that would be required for "MTA needs to prioritize accessibility" (In Ou...
Jul 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 229 229 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beware Cortez
Dear Editor, Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez is reveling in her victory, one that may be short-lived. An admitted socialist, her comments about an alleged massacre of Palestinians in Israel and her desire ...
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Simple mistake
Dear Editor, On July 15, the FBI arrested the Russian citizen Maria Butina, claiming that she had failed to register as a foreign agent with the Department of Justice. It seems to me that her activ...
Jul 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 246 246 recommendations | email to a friend
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