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You’ve Just Been Terminated. Do You Think it Was it Because of Your Age?
Mar 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
here May be a Good Change in the Law on the Horizon Author:   Cafaro Verdicts Older people (and “older” is subjective term), who cannot afford the luxury of retirement, are at a much higher risk of...
Astoria Characters: The Soccer Star
Mar 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Jonathan plays for the New York Cosmos. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling The first time New York Cosmos defender Jonathan Borrajo kicked a soccer ball, it was down the ...
THE WEED TRUTH: Recreational Use of Marijuana, even if legalized in New York, Can Still Get You FIRED!
Mar 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
Let’s face it, the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in New York State appears a foregone conclusion.  Both the state Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo are negotiating whether to in...
Luke Perry Dies at 52 of Massive Stroke
Mar 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Webperseverance.com Luke Perry dying of a massive stroke shocked many people. He was a beloved actor known for his roles in   90210   and more recently in the series   Riverdale . It is hard...
Will NYC Pass a Paid Vacation Bill?
Mar 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
Two Weeks of Employee Paid Vacation A paid vacation bill is under consideration and Mayor De Blasio has made a pledge to support the bill. It appears the NYC Earned Safe and Sick Time Act will serv...
The Italian Cookie Comes With A Smile. An Interview Of The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition’s Winner Tina Zaccardi.
Mar 07, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 191 191 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena  For all the friends who had the fortune to taste Tina Zaccardi’s cookies, cakes, and pies, it was not such a big surprise that she had won “The Great American B...
Marijuana Legalization in New York
Mar 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
Governor Cuomo Is Supporting the Legalization of Marijuana If the legislature passes the Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act, Governor Cuomo believes it could generate $300 million in revenue a ye...
All Parks in Queens NY
Mar 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 234 234 recommendations | email to a friend
A great resource of almost  all (372) parks in Queens NY . Parks can be filtered by Neighborhood, Facilities, and Size.   Each park has an address and a link to Google Maps. To get a holistic view ...
Astoria Characters: The Sisters Who Are Raising Astoria
Mar 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Eleni, left, and Thekla are the owners of Raising Astoria. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Perhaps it’s because they have young children. Maybe it’s due to the fact th...
Are Dehydration and Malnutrition a Form of Nursing Home Neglect?
Mar 01, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 208 208 recommendations | email to a friend
Dehydration and Malnutrition in New York Nursing Homes Dehydration and malnutrition are one of the most common types of nursing home abuse. What Is Dehydration? Dehydration is rapid loss of body fl...

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Time for NYS to adopt early voting
IN OUR OPINION
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Tired of the Partisan Divide? Adopt a 'No Labels' Approach
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Saving your kidneys
EXPERT ADVICE: Drugs can’t save them, only lifestyle modifications can
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Invest in America’s Transportation Infrastructure
Recently, the world learned yet again that inadequate investment in infrastructure — roads, bridges, tunnels, and railways — can have tragic consequences. This time, those consequences befell the p...
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Interest in Rising Rates
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City employees kept in dark about overtime opportuniites
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It's Medicare Open Enrollment Season
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Chisholm deserves the Congressional Gold Medal
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NYC Ballot Proposals - Vote YES, NO and NO
Turn Your Ballot Over & Vote YES, NO, NO - because more people should run for office.... giving us a choice and civic engagement is a responsibility and a choice! Ballot proposal #1; Campaign Finan...
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Vote 'no' on #3
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Vote for term limits for community board members on Nov. 6
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Lifestyle & heart failure
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A Convenient Caravan: Cui Bono?
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Giving respect to our Queens ancestors
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Vote 'No' on Charter Revision Proposals
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