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Astoria Characters: Cadillac Man
May 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Cadillac Man wrote Land of the Lost Souls: My Life on the Streets . Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Tom Wagner , cap and coat in hand, is itching to get outside. He wa...
Do Your Work Policies Discriminate Between Men and Women?
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 222 222 recommendations | email to a friend
One Set of Rules for Men and a Different Set of Rules for Women Having company policies that discriminate between men and women can be lethal for an employer in today’s work environment. If you hav...
Social Media: Should You Use Social Media in an Internal Investigation?
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
Investigating Employees Through Their Social Media Accounts Social media can provide a lot of information about people’s lives. Why would an employer want to know what an employee is doing through ...
Astoria Characters: The ESL Schoolteacher
May 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Yamina teaches English as a second language to second graders at P.S. 70. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When you have three children under the age of 4, it’s not alw...
Adolph Caso, a voice for Italian Americans, decries the attacks on Columbus
May 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena I met Adolph Caso the first time at the International Book Show in New York City and he struck me as a person who loves books more than anything in the world. On...
Defensive Driving Can Prevent Accidents and Injuries and Also Save Lives
May 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
Do you know how to drive defensively? Everyone has heard about defensive driving, but what does it mean to drive defensively? It certainly behooves drivers to find out because knowing and following...
Astoria Characters: The Ballet Teacher
May 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Eric is the founder of the Long Island City School of Ballet and the Long Island City Ballet. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling There aren’t any ballet dancers in Kilgor...
Astoria Characters: The Father and Son Florists
May 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling John’s the owner of Ditmars Flowers & Gifts. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling John Patrikis is standing in the back of Ditmars Flowers & Gifts putting the finishing tou...
Real Personal Injury Law Cases in NY: $73k Payout
Apr 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 385 385 recommendations | email to a friend
A story told by car accident victim in the NY Area: When I was 11 years old, I was in a car with my father, having some bonding moments while driving to fill up gas in the New York area. We were ha...
Dr. Mary Rorro, The “Violin Doc,” An Exclusive Interview
Apr 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 179 179 recommendations | email to a friend
An interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena She was nicknamed “The Violin Doc” in a book by Lisa Wong entitled “Scales to Scalpels, Doctors Who Practice the Healing Arts of Music and Medicine;”  a talen...

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SJU takes series over USF
The St. John’s baseball team took two out of three from University of Southern Florida, winning the rubber match with a walk-off hit on Sunday afternoon at Kaiser Field in Queens. The USF Bulls los...
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Gotham Girls Roller Derby returns to LIU
Roller Derby came to Brooklyn this past weekend at the Schwartz Athletic Center on the Long Island University campus. A full house watched as the Manhattan Mayhem defeated The Bronx Gridlock 156 to...
Apr 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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Belmont opens for the 2012 season
Brilliant performances, tight finishes, large fields and a celebrity visit – or two – highlighted opening day at Belmont Park last week, hinting at even bigger things to come over the course of the...
Apr 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nets unveil new logo, colors
The Brooklyn Nets made its public debut Monday at Modell's on Flatbush Avenue, . showing off the new team logo and colors it will wear when it opens the Barclays Center next season. Nets center Bro...
Apr 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bet on the derby right here in NYC
Belmont, Aqueduct to offer viewing, wagering
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Tartamella to take over top women's basketball job
Longtime SJU assistant coach will now be at the helm
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SJU softball headed to Big East tourney
Needing just one win to clinch a berth in the 2012 Big East Championship, the St. John’s softball team (22-30, 10-9) took a 3-2 victory on Sunday to sweep the three-game series against Rutgers (24-...
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Club boxing takes center stage in Woodhaven
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg Old World Boxing/New Legends boxing showcased club boxing at it’s best at Cordon Bleu in Woodhaven this past weekend. The eight-fight card showcase undefeated fighters J...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Park Slope fencer headed to Olympics
This past weekend, the U.S. Olympic Fencing Team announced that among its chosen athletes will be Brooklyn’s Race Imboden. The 18-year-old Park Slope resident, who is a 2011 graduate of The Dwight ...
Apr 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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100 days to go
With 100 days to go to the London 2012 Olympic Games, the Citi Team USA Flag Tour made its fifth stop last week at Citi’s site in Long Island City, featuring a visit by U.S. Olympian Cullen Jones (...
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Barnes Arico leaving St. John's for Michigan
On Friday, 10th-year coach Kim Barnes Arico announced her resignation as St. John’s women’s basketball coach. Barnes Arico informed her team and staff of her departure at an afternoon meeting. Asso...
Apr 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 851 851 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rachel Lim headed to Roland Garros
Eleven-year-old Rachel Lim of Briarcliff Manor, New York, won the third-annual Longines “Future Tennis Aces – On the Road to the French Open” U.S. Qualifying Tournament on Saturday, April 14, at th...
Apr 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joe's pitcher hurls back-to-back perfect games
Senior Alyson Chiaramonte tossed her second straight perfect game leading the St. Joseph's College softball team to a sweep of John Jay College, 6-0 and 13-9, on Sunday afternoon at Padavan-Preller...
Apr 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perri takes over LIU Brooklyn men's basketball
Jack Perri will takes the reigns of the LIU Brooklyn men's basketball program after Jim Ferry left for the head coaching job at Duquesne. Perri becomes the 13th head coach of an LIU program that wi...
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A 'Gem' of a race
Gemologist wins 2012 Wood Memorial
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