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Astoria Characters: The Couple Walked by the Wheaten Terrier
Jan 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 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 | 77 77 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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Northwell security
Dear Editor, Northwell Health hospitals are arming officers to protect staff, patients, and families. Northwell is only doing what has to be done in the wake of all the recent violence. I have seen...
Jul 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 237 237 recommendations | email to a friend
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Latrine duty
Dear Editor, Last week a teenager was arrested and charged with destroying a stone plaque memorial honoring Navy SEAL and Medal of Honor recipient Lieutenant Michael P. Murphy in Lake Ronkonkoma. I...
Jul 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 230 230 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flood of memories?
Dear Editor, The “Back in the Day” page in the July 5th issue was very interesting. The flooding article was both informative and very sad at the same time. Isn’t it a shame that an article from 19...
Jul 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 210 210 recommendations | email to a friend
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BQX for NYC
Dear Editor, What makes New York unique among all world cities is the entire palette of cultural and global experiences that make us all New Yorkers by a little fraction – or a big one. Among these...
Jul 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 232 232 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keep studying
Dear Editor, What ever happened to the promised MTA feasibility study for restoration of Long Island Railroad service on the old Rockaway Beach line? The original completion date was June 2017. It ...
Jul 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 229 229 recommendations | email to a friend
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Great no longer?
Dear Editor, Americans have been accepted throughout the world as saviors and as villains. Our past includes episodes of greatness and questionable actions. History is the means to look backwards p...
Jul 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 229 229 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hyndman wrong
Dear Editor, Assemblywoman Alicia Hyndman's op-ed "The Tale of Two School Districts" is wrongheaded and misleading. She writes that deciding which students attend the city's specialized high school...
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 238 238 recommendations | email to a friend
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Space savers
Dear Editor, Just a question for all those business owners complaining that the loss of parking spaces in Forest Hills and Rego Park is affecting their business negatively: how many of you are park...
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 220 220 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liberty climber
Dear Editor, So Therese Okoumou, the moron Statue of Liberty climber, responded outside the court by raising her fist and blowing kisses to her supporters. Well, for putting EMS personnel in danger...
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 229 229 recommendations | email to a friend
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And Simon says?
Dear Editor, Borough President Melinda Katz isn't the only one who's not "feeling groovy" about Paul Simon's decision to charge admission for his "farewell" concert in Flushing Meadows Corona Park....
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 254 254 recommendations | email to a friend
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Airtrain hot air
Dear Editor, There are other obstacles to the LaGuardia Air Train besides Governor Andrew Cuomo's recently authorization to use eminent domain for the project. The LIRR will be unable to run trains...
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 254 254 recommendations | email to a friend
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Timber talk
Dear Editor, In Fresh Meadows there are many problems with our street trees, and while the Queens Forestry Division is working very hard to take care of this mammoth task, there are major problems....
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It's the lanes
Dear Editor, It amazes me how people can think they have the credibility to give reasons on how and why a business suffers. I have read and heard comments for the last year about how the loss of pa...
Jul 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 243 243 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kibosh on Pot
Dear Editor, I wish to commend Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio for his episcopal letter, “Marijuana Is Very Dangerous,” published in The Tablet earlier this month. As both a bishop and social worker, DiMa...
Jul 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 234 234 recommendations | email to a friend
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Database dolts
Dear Editor, City Council members and community activists condemned the NYPD's Criminal Group Database at a June 13th hearing. These critics endanger our safety. Cops need this data to track and ta...
Jul 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 261 261 recommendations | email to a friend
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