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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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Miledys Marte
Miledys Marte passed away on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the age of 62. Beloved Wife of Rafael Marte. Loving Mother of Andy, Sandee, Jennifer, Mari and Ana and Mother-in-Law of Zeneida, Erik, J...
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Teresa Loiacono
Teresa Loiacono passed away on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the age of 75. Beloved Wife of Joseph Loiacono. Loving Mother of Donna, Anna, Luigi and Anthony and Mother-in-Law of Gary, Danny, Kell...
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Eugenia (Luca) Amirato
Eugenia (Luca) Amirato passed away on September 15th, 2018 in Buffalo, New York , Formerly of Brooklyn, New York. Wife of the late Joseph V. Amirato. Mother of Joseph (Lisa) Amirato of Cheektowaga,...
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Irene Dziemian
Irene Dziemian passed away on Friday, September 21, 2018 at the age of 65. Beloved Mother of Walter Dziemian. Cherished Grandmother of Michelle Mziemian. Loving Companion of Alfred Guggino. Dear Si...
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Louis M. Troiano
Louis M. Troiano passed away on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at the age of 86. Beloved Husband of Rosemarie Patricia Troiano. Loving Father of Anne Marie Troiano. Dear Brother of Marie Romano and the...
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Katherine Newshan
Katherine Newshan of Ridgewood passed away on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at the age of 84. Beloved Wife of the late George. Devoted Mother of George & Bryan. Dear Grandmother of Evan & Jennifer, ...
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John A. Schaefer
John A. Schaefer passed away on Thursday, September 06, 2018 at the age of 65. Beloved Father of John A. Schaefer Jr. and Christine Schaefer. Dear Brother of Madeline Christine (Sissy). Private Cre...
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Teresa Rozza
Teresa Rozza passed away on Monday, September 10, 2018 at the age of 87. Beloved Mother of Vincenzo Rozza, Giuseppe Rozza, Giuliano Rozza, Felicia Curcio and Rosa Foresta. Loving Grandmother of 16 ...
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Donald G. McSaveny
Donald G. McSaveny passed away on Monday, September 17, 2018 at the age of 90. Beloved Husband of Theresa McSaveny. Loving Father of Donald McSaveny and Patricia Franceschina and Father-in-Law of F...
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Gloria Valverde
Gloria Valverde passed away on Sunday, September 02, 2018 at the age of 81. Beloved Sister of Jaime Valverde and Gladys Valverde. Loving Aunt of many loving nieces and nephews. Private Cremation he...
Sep 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 308 308 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anne “Mama Z” Zinno
Anne “Mama Z” Zinno passed away on Friday, September 07, 2018 at the age of 91. Beloved Mother of Charles (Donna) Zinno and the late Patrick Zinno. Cherished Grandmother of Mariella and Ali. Mass o...
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Viola Gruber
Viola Gruber passed away on Sunday, September 02, 2018 at the age of 95. Beloved Aunt & Friend. Graveside Services held on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 10 AM at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Maspeth, NY...
Sep 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 366 366 recommendations | email to a friend
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Antonio Brucia
Antonio Brucia, 93, of Reading, PA passed away on Sunday at the Lutheran Home at Topton. Born in Alcamo, Sicily, he was the son of the late Baldassare Brucia and the late Giuseppa (Bongiovanni) Bru...
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Wieslaw A. Zubrycki
Wieslaw A. Zubrycki passed away on Monday, August 27, 2018 at the age of 58. Beloved Husband of Krystyna Zubrycka. Loving Father of Ewelina. Cherished Grandfather of Lily. Private Cremation held on...
Aug 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 333 333 recommendations | email to a friend
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James J. Hannigan
James J. Hannigan passed away August 23rd, 2018 at the age of 95 years. Beloved Father of Robert and James. Also survived by three Grandchildren and three Great-Granddaughters. Religious Service at...
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