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NYC Bans Polystyrene Takeout Containers and Coffee Cups
Feb 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 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 | 7 7 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 | 70 70 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
Feb 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 160 160 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 168 168 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)
Feb 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 20 20 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 | 354 354 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 | 59 59 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 | 84 84 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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Emelia Daniele
Emelia Daniele passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the age of 72. Beloved Mother of John Alex Morales (Michele), April Flores and the late Nicholas Flores. Cherished Grandmother of Nikki a...
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Viggo A. Lammer
Viggo A. Lammer passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at the age of 64. Cherished Son of the late Haakon and Helena Lammer. Loving Cousin on Anna Marie Mirski-Rebecchi, Regina Mirski-Smith, Steve...
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Margaret Laterza
Margaret Laterza passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late Eugene Laterza. Loving Sister of the late Josephine Svetics, Louise Kelly and Lorraine Gentile....
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Charles N. Venezia
Charles N. Venezia passed away on Tuesday, January 01, 2019 at the age of 67. Beloved Brother of Marjorie Croce and the late Marie Venezia and Brother-in-Law of Dominick. Cherished Uncle of Anthony...
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Dolores A. Yaegel
Dolores A. Yaegel passed away on Thursday, January 03, 2019 at the age of 70. Beloved Wife of the late Frank C. Yaegel. Loving Sister of Philip Young and the late Patricia Sim. Cherished Aunt of Ma...
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Frank J. Kacher
Frank J. Kacher passed away on Sunday, January 06, 2019 at the age of 94. Beloved Husband of the late Irene Kacher. Loving Father of Joan Rozolis (Arthur) and Brian Kacher (Kristin). Cherished Gran...
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Murial A. Buccino
Murial A. Buccino of Glendale passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at the age of 94. She was the beloved Wife of the late Joseph. Devoted Mother of Gloria M. Buccino and Janice Votta Buccino. ...
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Mariannina Stellio
Mariannina Stellio passed away on Wednesday, December 05, 2018 at the age of 78. Beloved Wife of Virgilio Lino Stellio. Loving Mother of the late Vincenzo Stellio and Mother-in-Law of Deborah. Cher...
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Gustavo M. Loli
Gustavo M. Loli passed away on Friday, December 07, 2018 at the age of 81. Beloved Husband of Aurora Loli. Loving Father of Gustavo Loli, Luis Loli and Omar Loli. Cherished Grandfather of George, L...
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Giuseppe Rappa
Giuseppe Rappa passed away on Friday, December 07, 2018 at the age of 85. Beloved Husband of Giuseppa Rappa. Loving Father of Madolena Arcabascio and Angelo Rappa and Father-in-Law of Joseph and Ma...
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Irma N. Zengay
Irma N. Zengay passed away on Thursday, December 06, 2018 at the age of 83. Beloved Wife of the late Alberto Zengay. Loving Mother of Alberto Zengay and the late William Zengay. Cremation Service h...
Dec 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dolores Szatkowski
Dolores Szatkowski passed away in Fort Mill, SC on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at the age of 85. Beloved Wife of the late Albert Szatkowski. Loving Mother of Robert Szatkowski, Eugene Szatkowski a...
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Michael King
Michael King passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at the age of 89. Beloved Husband of the late Mary King. Loving Father of Brian (Mary) King and the late Noreen King. Cherished Grandfather of ...
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Stella Russo
Stella Russo passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at the age of 91. Beloved Sister of Gloria Russo and the late Ida Russo and Marie Testaccio. Loving Aunt of Vincent Testaccio, Richard Testa...
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Ethel Smith
Ethel Smith passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at the age of 93. Beloved Wife of the late Richard Frising and Allen Smith. Loving Mother of Richard (Carolyn) Frising and Carol Fulton. Cheri...
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