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NYC Bans Polystyrene Takeout Containers and Coffee Cups
Feb 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 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
Feb 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 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 | 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)
Feb 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 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 | 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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Jean Morena
Jean Morena passed away on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at the age of 88. Beloved Wife of John Morena. Loving Mother of Joe (Christine) Morena, John Morena and James (Stephanie) Morena. Cherished G...
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Marie Trinchillo
Marie Trinchillo passed away on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at the age of 81. Beloved Wife of the late Christopher Trinchillo. Loving Mother of Christopher Trinchillo and John (Lisa) Trinchillo. C...
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Tomas Garcia
Tomas Garcia passed away on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at the age of 70. Beloved Husband of Maria Paz Garcia. Loving Father of Ken (Honey) Garcia, Maye (Doi) DeFiesta and Earl (Belle) Garcia. Cher...
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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 Frising and Carol Fulton. Cherished Grand...
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Madzy Defreitas-Monsanto
Madzy Defreitas-Monsanto passed away on Tuesday, November 06, 2018 at the age of 90. Beloved Wife of the late Hans A. Monsanto. Loving Mother of Armando Defreitas, Judith Brandt, John Defreitas, Mo...
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Magda Vasquez
Magda Vasquez passed away on Monday, November 05, 2018 at the age of 79. Beloved Mother of Magda Anlas (Pedro) and Yury Medel-Marchan (Sergio). Loving Grandmother of Ursula, Santiago, Dayana, Annie...
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Raymond E. Kelly
Raymond E. Kelly passed away on Monday, November 05, 2018 at the age of 96. Beloved Husband of Julie Kelly and the late Elizabeth Kelly. Loving Father of James Kelly (Carole), Freddie Ebbrecht (Joa...
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Gaetana Lopez
Gaetana Lopez passed on Thursday, November 08, 2018 at the age of 93. Beloved Wife of the late Benedetto Lopez. Loving Mother of Giacomo Lopez & Grace Rubino and Mother-in-Law of Edna Calegaro & Fr...
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Margareta Bialowas
Margareta Bialowas passed away on Friday, November 09, 2018 at the age of 92. Beloved Wife of the late Martin Bialowas. Loving Mother of John Bialowas, Marylou Pace and the late Joseph Bialowas and...
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Edith Perez
Edith Perez passed away on Saturday, November 03, 2018 at the age of 62. Beloved Wife of the late Gilbert Perez. Loving Godmother of Leeanna DeSimone. Dear Sister of Sam Bruno. Cherished Stepmom of...
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Vito “Billy Marzzotta
Vito “Billy Marzzotta passed away on Friday, November 09, 2018 at the age of 73. Beloved Husband of Cathy Mazzotta. Loving Father of Michelle, Charlie, and the late Jennifer. Cherished Grandfather ...
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Janette A. Urban
Janette A. Urban passed away on October 27th, 2018 at the age of 92 years. Beloved Aunt of Teresa Witte, Denise O’Brien and Anthony Steven Pociunas. Janette was a teacher for the NYC Board of Educa...
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Maryann Grabowski
Maryann Grabowski passed away on October 18th, 2018 at the age of 70 years. Beloved Wife of Edward. Dear Sister of Giro Gaimaro. A committal service was held October 24th at 9:30 AM at Fresh Pond C...
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