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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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Michela Taliercio
Michela Taliercio passed away on Monday, October 29, 2018 at the age of 99. Loving Aunt and Cherished Great-Aunt. Adored Sister of the late Vincent, Mary Grace, Ferdinand and Ralph Taliercio. Mass ...
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Marie L. Spinnelli
Marie L. Spinnelli passed away on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at the age of 79. Beloved Wife of the late George Spinnelli. Loving Mother of Ronald and Russel. Cherished Grandmother. Funeral Service...
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Jacinto Quijano
Jacinto Quijano passed away on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at the age of 98. Beloved Husband of the late Petronila Quijano. Loving Father of Nery Acosta (Domingo), Manuel Quijano (Clara), Lucy Mont...
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Valerie Ann Velez
Valerie Ann Velez passed away on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at the age of 46. Beloved Wife of Oswald Velez. Loving Mother of Emily Velez. Cherished Sister of Jonathan Calak, Dawn Albego, Keith Calak...
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Michela Taliercio
Michela Taliercio passed away on Monday, October 29, 2018 at the age of 99. Beloved Aunt of Joseph Taliercio (Patricia), Patrick Taliercio (Carolyn) and Lisa Dettling (Richard). Cherished Great-Aun...
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Joseph Laviero
Joseph Laviero of Maspeth passed away on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at the age of 93. Beloved Husband of Nancy. Devoted Father of Anthony, Nicholas & Francine Lussardi also survived by 5 grandchil...
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Catherine Ann McKeonn
Catherine Ann McKeonn died on Monday, October 1st, 2018. Born in the Bronx NY on June 09, 1934. She was the beloved Wife of the late Edward and Dear Daughter of the late John & Margaret Nappi. Lovi...
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Jose Luis Diaz
Jose Luis Diaz passed away on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at the age of 70. Beloved Father of Angelica Diaz, Jose Luis Diaz Jr. (Marta), Cludia Diaz and Edwardo Diaz. Cherished Grandfather of Barbar...
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Genevieve Foris
Genevieve Foris passed away on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at the age of 84. Beloved Wife of the late George Foris. Loving Mother of George, Mark, Mary Ann and Matthew and Mother-in-Law of Dorothy a...
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Betty E. Tomasello
Betty E. Tomasello (nee Nubel) passed away on Monday, September 03, 2018 at the age of 83. Loving Mother of Tara J. Tomasello and Dawn McNamara (James). Cherished Grandmother of Eamon McNamara. Dea...
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Clara Sansone
Clara Sansone passed away on Saturday, October 06, 2018 at the age of 84. Beloved Wife of the late Vincent A. Sansone. Loving Mother of Theresa Pantoliano and Lillian Pusatere. Cherished Grandmothe...
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Helga G. Tavernite
Helga G. Tavernite passed away on Friday, October 05, 2018 at the age of 80. Beloved Wife of Vincent Tavernite. Loving Mother of Neil Tavernite, Karen Tavernite and Vincent Tavernite and Dear Mothe...
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Theresa Ann Reilly
Theresa Ann Reilly passed away in Dalton, GA on Monday, September 17, 2018 at the age of 70. Beloved Mother of Robert Reilly, Dennis Reilly and Jennifer Reilly. Loving Grandmother of Tristan, Olivi...
Oct 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 304 304 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fred J. DeLuca
Fred J. DeLuca passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at the age of 66. Beloved Husband of Joan DeLuca. Loving Father of Peter DeLuca. Dear Brother of Theresa Mugnai and the late Phyllis Traf...
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Jean A. Temkey
Jean A. Temkey passed away on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the age of 78. Beloved Wife of the late Walter Temkey. Dear Sister of Charles White. Loving Mother of Dave Temkey, Patty Mendes, Janet ...
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