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Astoria Characters: The Accent Adjustor
Jul 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Liz is a speech-language pathologist. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Liz Schwartz   is sitting on her living room sofa talking about effective communication. She spea...
NEW YORK FIFA — THE FREELANCE ISN’T FREE ACT
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans   | Jul 6, 2017 |   Employment Defense Attorney ,   The Freelance Isn’t Free Act What does FIFA mean for business owners? Small business owners in New York City already are und...
NYC Carwash Law Ruled Illegal Due to Promoting Unionization
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently a NY federal judge ruled that the NYC Carwash law was illegal because it promoted unionization of carwashes.   In 2015, the NYC Council passed a law to regulate car wash businesses. The Co...
What Is a Consequential Injury in a Workers’ Compensation Case?
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Pyrros & Serres LLP   |   Jun 29, 2017 Understanding Consequential Injuries in Workers’ Compensation Cases New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers In the afterm...
Deadly Truck Accident in Long Island City, Queens
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP   |   Jul 7, 2017 On Saturday, June 24 around 6:00 a.m., a car crashed into a tractor-trailer in Long Island City, Queens. According to   CBS New York   , the dr...
Milo Yiannopoulos Sues Simon & Schuster – Bet They Wish They Had a Morals Clause, but What’s a Morals Clause?
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by   Bill Cafaro   |   Jul 11, 2017   | According to the   lawsuit   he filed on Friday, July 7, 2017, Simon & Schuster refused to publish his most recent book,   Dangerous , because of allegations...
Astoria Characters: The Woman Who's Mastered the Business of Art
Jul 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Marci is the owner of The Paint Place at 31-21 31st St. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling The room is filled with folding tables whose tops are clad in sheets of black p...
Astoria Characters: The Mom in Charge of Kids and Cakes
Jul 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Renée devotes her life and career to children. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When   Renée Edwards   opens the bright blue IKEA shopping bag, a big smile breaks acros...
Astoria Characters: The Guy Who's At Your Service
Jun 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a driver’s license that determined   Jaime Jinete’ s future. Jaime, the owner of   Nicole’s Cleaners , didn’t know much English when he came to America, but he was fluent when it came to the...
Astoria Characters: The Guy Who Wants To Help You Succeed
Jun 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Andre’s the organizing director of Zone 126. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Please, whatever you do, don’t say “project.” Andre T. Stith (that’s Smith with a T instea...

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Arthur G. Gerdts
Arthur G. Gerdts of Middle Village NY passed away on April 5, 2017 at the age of 84. He was the beloved husband of Barbara. Devoted father of Arthur, Brian, and Glen. Dear brother of Diane, George ...
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Rose Fransko
Rose Fransko passed away on Friday, March 31, 2017 at the age of 89. Beloved Wife of the late William Fransko. Loving Mother of Robert Fransko and Thomas Fransko. Cherished Grandmother of Dawn, Ter...
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Edward Pirotta
Edward Pirotta passed away on Sunday, April 02, 2017 at the age of 96. Beloved Husband of Una Pirotta. Loving Father of Marlene Pirotta, Kathleen Pirotta and Raymond Pirotta and Father-in-Law of Je...
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Diana Skepas
Diana Skepas passed away on Tuesday, April 04, 2017 at the age of 96. Beloved Wife of the late Steven Skepas. Cherished Aunt of Nancy Ganzos and Veronica Ganzos. Divine Liturgy offered at St. Nicho...
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Waltraud MacDonald
Waltraud MacDonald passed away on Thursday, April 06, 2017 at the age of 89. Beloved Wife of Donald R. MacDonald. Cherished Aunt. Funeral Services held on Monday April 10, 2017 at 1 PM at Fresh Pon...
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Mario Bastidas
Mario Bastidas passed away on Saturday, April 1st, 2017 at the age of 55. Beloved Husband of Penelope J. Bastidas. Proud Owner of his “furry children” Stone and Seamus. Loving Brother of Sara Neima...
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Robert Sumsky
Robert Sumsky passed away on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at the age of 82. Beloved Husband of Margaret E. Sumsky. Loving Father of Robert Sumsky Jr., William Sumsky, Kenneth Sumsky, Raymond Sumsky and ...
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Elsie Gussmann
Elsie Gussmann passed away on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at the age of 94. Beloved Wife of the late Robert H. Gussmann. Loving Mother of Diane Rodgers and Robert Gussmann Jr., and Mother-in-Law of Jef...
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Roger McEnery
Roger McEnery passed away March 29th, 2017 at the age of Fifty Seven Years. Beloved Husband of Lea. Dear Brother of Roseann, Melissa, Charlie, Stephen and Kevin McEnery. Also survivd by many nieces...
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Minnie Gwiazdzinski
Minnie Gwiazdzinski passed away April 2nd. 2017 at the age of Ninety Eight years. Beloved Wife of the late Theodore. Devoted Mother of Joan DiSanzo, Theresa Basquez and Thomas Gwiazdzinski. Grandmo...
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Anne Sabrina Papapietro
Anne Sabrina Papapietro passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at the age of 96. Beloved Wife of the late Nicholas. Loving Mother of Joseph Papapietro, Carole A. Papapietro, Andrea Papapietro, Bev...
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Sophia Solecki
Sophia Solecki passed away on Friday, March 24, 2017 at the age of 96. Beloved Wife of the late Adolph Solecki. Loving Mother of Joan Mullaney, Jean Kaiser and the late Thomas Solecki. Cherished Gr...
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Clara H. Sanders
Clara H. Sanders passed away on Friday, March 24, 2017 at the age of 97. Beloved Wife of the late Edward C. Sanders. Loving Aunt of Annette Bismarck, Patricia Manser and Eileen Halfmann. Cherished ...
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Louis C. Anolfo
Louis C. Anolfo passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the age of 76. Beloved Husband of Nancy Ann Anolfo. Loving Father of Sabrina Canalini, Nancy Ann Cicillini, Michele Paul and Louis Anolfo....
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Richard Rudakiewich
Richard Rudakiewich 69, passed away on March 12, 2017. Devoted Father of Theresa and Michael (Stefani) and five Grandsons. Dear Brother of Natalie Tecza. Cherished Uncle of Suzanne, Karen and Stanl...
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