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NYC Bans Polystyrene Takeout Containers and Coffee Cups
Feb 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Judge Upholds the 2013 Law Banning Polystyrene for Takeout Containers and Coffee Cups In 2019 restaurants must begin phasing polystyrene cups and containers out of use. This change is a result of a...
Astoria Characters: The Special Teacher
Feb 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Nicholas’ last name used to be Alexander. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Growing up, Nicholas Alexandrakos was always interested in his family’s history. With grandpa...
Has Your Loved One Been the Victim of Nursing Home Neglect?
Feb 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 123 123 recommendations | email to a friend
How Does Neglect Differ from Abuse? Finding out whether your parent, relative or friend has been the victim of nursing home neglect is vital for their wellbeing. Sadly, many elderly people are in s...
Matter of Van Patten—Undue Influence
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Probate Administration | Wrongful Actions There are certain basic legal requirements when a person transfers property, conveys a power of attorney or establishes a plan for the distribution of an e...
Legal Concerns for New York Restaurant Owners
Feb 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re opening a new restaurant in New York City or the surrounding area, there are certain legal requirements you must put in place. You will need to choose a business entity and get your licen...
Certain questions are taboo for employers to ask in a job interview. The most obvious ones are questions that could be regarded as discrimination. If you ask these types of questions, you could be held liable if a discrimination lawsuit is brought against you. Do not ask questions that intimate at anything to do with age, race, color, national origin or birthplace, religion, disability, genetic information, gender/sex or marital/family status/pregnancy. (EEOC)
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2019 Is Here with New Salary Thresholds The New York State overtime salary threshold draws the line between exempt salaried workers, who must be paid for overtime, and those non-exempt workers, who...
Astoria Characters: The Artist in Training
Feb 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Jose is from the Dominican Republic. In the spare bedroom of his apartment, Jose Mota is standing at a monumental work table, using an oil-paint marker to create the black...
MASPETH,NY-BUYING A BRICK 2F. VS A FRAME 2F.
Feb 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 328 328 recommendations | email to a friend
COLLECTION OF OPINIONS BY BROKERS IN THE AREA. BUYER BEWARE! BIG DIFFERENCE WHEN BUYING AN OLD FRAME 2F. HOME, MAYBE 100 YEARS OLD BY NOW, AND OR BUYING A YOUNG BRICK 2 FAMILY HOUSE, ESPECIALLY IF ...
Astoria Characters: The Guitar Guide Guru
Feb 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Meet Mike, aka the Guitar Guide Guru. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling How hard – or easy – is it to play the guitar if you’ve never done it before? Instead of answerin...
Astoria Characters: The Comic With the Punch-Line Life
Jan 29, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Michelle shows off her mommy mug. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling If you didn’t know that Michelle Adrienne Slonim is a new mother, you need look no further than the r...

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Santos Vargas
Santos Vargas passed away on Monday, January 28, 2019 at the age of 77. Beloved Father of Santos A. Vargas and Crystal Vargas. Loving Grandfather. Private Cremation was held on Friday, February 1st...
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Andrea Bellone
Andrea Bellone passed away on Friday, February 01, 2019 at the age of 77. Beloved Husband of Giovanna Bellone. Loving Father of Joseph Bellone, Vincent Bellone and Elizabeth Valenza, father-in-law ...
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Christine Sobocienska
Christine Sobocienska passed away on January 24th at the age of 82 years. Beloved Sister of Edwina Falco and Rosemarie Karabedian. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Christine retired...
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Witold Kulczynski
Witold Kulczynski passed away on January 14th, 2019 at the age of 87 Years. Beloved Husband of Krystyna. Devoted Father of Eva Grgas, Wieslawa Sinisi & Husband Dominic & Krzysztof and wife Jennifer...
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Eugenia Mejia-Gross Tropiano
Eugenia Mejia-Gross Tropiano passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at the age of 92. Beloved Wife of the late Michael Tropiano. Loving Mother of Daniel Tropiano, Fabian Basabe, Marie Stevenson an...
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Aida C. Schumacher
Aida C. Schumacher passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at the age of 78. Beloved Wife of the late James L. Schumacher. Loving Mother of James Schumacher and Robert Schumacher. Cherished Grandmo...
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Trudy M. Holstein
Trudy M. Holstein passed away on Friday, January 25, 2019 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late Ernst Holstein. Dear Friend. Graveside Services held on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 10:30 AM ...
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Linda Mendola
Linda Mendola passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at the age of 52. Beloved Daughter of the late Anthony and Rosaria Mendola. Loving Sister of Angela and Sister-in-Law of Jonathan Santangelo....
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Erwin Dietz
Erwin Dietz passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at the age of 84. Beloved Husband of the late Elfriede Dietz Loving Father of Edward Dietz and Father-in-Law of Mary Dietz. Cherished Grandfath...
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Frances Savino
Frances Savino passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at the age of 84. Beloved Wife of Salvatore Savino. Loving Mother of Maria and the late Frank. Cherished Grandmother of Anthony, Salvatore a...
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Salvatore Cucchiara
Salvatore Cucchiara passed away on Friday, January 18, 2019 at the age of 62. Beloved Father of Vita, Giuseppe, Anthony and Annamaria Cucchiara. Loving Brother of Pietro Cucchiara (Nina), Benedetto...
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Antonio Scala
Antonio Scala passed away on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at the age of 95. Beloved Husband of Anna and the late Rose Scala. Loving Father of Phillip Scala and Nancy Lalena and Father-in-Law of Lorra...
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Theresa Caraccio
Theresa Caraccio passed away on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at the age of 44. Beloved Daughter of Victor and the late Mariegraace Caraccio. Loving Sister of Frank Caraccio. Funeral Services were hel...
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Joseph Fernandez
Joseph Fernandez of Glendale passed away on Wednesday, January 02, 2019 at the age of 31. Loving son of Sandy and Michael. Dear brother of Tiffany, Brittany, Dylan. Grandson of Kathleen Callado. Se...
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Florence Galas
Florence Galas passed away on Friday, January 11, 2019 at the age of 105. Beloved Mother of Penelope Van Maldeghem, Michael Galas, Christopher Galas, and the late Claire Hamba. Cherished Grandmothe...
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