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Astoria Characters: The Actor at the Funeral Home
Jul 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling You can meet Sean at O’Shea-Hoey Funeral Home. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Seventeen. That’s how many pounds Sean Church gained to play Eddie, the lead in Sam Shep...
How Can We Help Syrian Refugees
Jul 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
The timeline of the Syrian civil war is full of violence, fear, and devastation for the local people. The society built on the cradle of civilization is suffering the world biggest refugee crisis. ...
MIDDLE VILLAGE YOUNG PEOPLE NOT WORKING
Jul 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 262 262 recommendations | email to a friend
MIDDLE VILLAGE-has more young people not working between 22 years of age to 40 years of age. They mostly live with their parents or parent. Imagine no guidance, no retirement plans, just existing d...
Over-packing Your Car Can Make Driving More Dangerous
Jul 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Packing Your Car Wisely for Vacations With warmer weather here and children out of school, many people are taking to the road for vacation trips. While you want to be sure you pack what you need to...
What Employers Should Know About Retaliation Claims
Jul 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans Retaliation Claims May Include Emotional Distress Damages A precedent has been set in relation to retaliation claims brought against employers. Two courts of appeals, the Sixth a...
Workers’ Compensation in New York—What You Need to Know—Part One
Jul 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 236 236 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Pyrros & Serres LLP You’ve been hurt on the job in the state of New York. You’ve heard from others that you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. But what does that mean? How does th...
What You Should Know About Construction Job Vehicle Accidents in New York
Jul 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Unsafe Conditions Can Lead to Serious Construction Job Vehicle Accidents Construction job motor vehicle accidents often occur due to OSHA violations.  Many diffe...
Astoria Characters: The Cabaret Singer
Jul 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Becca beat cancer — twice. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Cancer and cabaret. Those are the two Cs that have defined Becca C. Kidwell ’s life in the last year. To all...
Astoria Characters: The 92-Year-Old Vet Who's Fighting for His Wife
Jul 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
  Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Eddie is a WWII and Korean War veteran. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling These days, Eddie Indellicati is playing a lot of solitaire. He sits at his computer in the l...
Astoria Characters: The Colorist
Jun 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Shawna works for ARROJO Studio in SoHo. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling What’s for breakfast? It’s Saturday, one of Shawna Morlock ’s days off, so the answer is chocol...

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School Safety Should Not Be a Political Issue
June is National Student Safety Month, and the topic could never be more important or relevant. Protecting our students – especially as recent tragedies have highlighted the need to review school s...
Jun 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Exercise your right to vote on June 26
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Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avoiding unlawful presence
Last month, Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a new policy memorandum that changes the way the agency will determine the accrual of unlawful presence for students in F, J, M status an...
Jun 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don't let state eliminate FAR cap
There is a bill before the state legislature that would eliminate the cap on the floor-area ratio for new construction. What does that mean? Each zoning classification has a floor-area ratio (FAR) ...
Jun 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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NAFTA Supplies America with Energy and Power
The Trump Administration unveiled an agenda for "energy dominance" shortly after taking office, promising to curb the global influence of countries like Russia and China with American energy export...
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Time for a real discussion on specialized high schools
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Do I really need a broker?
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Urge Congress to support bill to fight Alzheimer's
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More NYC school zones need speed cameras
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Legislature Needs to Help All Child Sex Abuse Victims
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May 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrate contributions, discuss struggles of Asian-Americans
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New Teacher Evaluation Plan Isn't New
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May 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens is booming, but who is left behind?
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Fund Fair Fares, senior housing in city budget
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Short-Term Disaster Relief is a Disaster
When natural disasters strike, stories of the damage - along with heartbreaking photos and video - dominate news coverage. Celebrities tweet to raise awareness. Charities and governments pump in sh...
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