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How to Clean a Diamond Ring the Right Way
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
If you have been struggling to sell diamonds for top price, the chances are that you’ve been cleaning your ring incorrectly. Remember nothing can sell diamonds quite like that shiny sparkle and lus...
Astoria Characters: The Honey Harvesters
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Ashley and Nick are the owners of Astor Apiaries. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Nick Hoefly isn’t wearing gloves. His wife, Ashley , points this out as she pulls on ...
Texting and Driving FAQs
Jun 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
Texting and Driving Is the Most Alarming Form of Distracted Driving Texting and driving includes reading text messages, emails or online material or writing or composing messages on a mobile device...
Misclassifying Workers as Independent Contractors
Jun 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 198 198 recommendations | email to a friend
How Would Your Small Business Fare with the IRS for Worker Status? Did you know that misclassifying workers is one of the top problems that small business owners face? Many small businesses hire in...
Astoria Characters: The Successful Actor You've Never Heard Of
Jun 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Neal is an actor and a lawyer. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling You’ve probably never heard of Neal Arluck . And it’s highly unlikely that you’d recognize his face. The...
Astoria Characters: The Illustrator
Jun 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Keiko is from Jakara, Indonesia. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “I like to collect things,” says Keiko Nabila . She mentions this as she walks past the floor-to-ceili...
Bringing Back the draft for young men 18 years of age
May 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Why they should bring back the draft-specifically for men only at 18 years age. Too many young men still living at home with no job, no inspiration, no motivation, and just flat out existing. In my...
Astoria Characters: The Drummer Whose Heartbeat Is Science
May 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Greg is a pharmacist who plays the conga. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling For Greg Stein , everything started to come together about a decade ago. What happened was no...
Astoria Characters: Cadillac Man
May 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 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 | 608 608 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...

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Giants Mind Tricks Working With OBJ
With the summer upon us, it feels like the start of the football season is still a ways away. But in reality it’s really not. A month from now both the Jets and the Giants will report for training ...
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Behind the redemption of Metro Campus baseball
The Metropolitan Campus high school boys baseball squad carried a perfect 19-0 record into their June 10th PSAL “A” title encounter at Brooklyn’s MCU Park. It was the team's second straight champio...
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Rawle Alkins prepares for draft and defining moment
Rawle Alkins is still getting used to being recognized in public. The 6-foot-5 Canarsie native, then a freshman at the University of Arizona, was walking home one summer night at about 3 a.m. As Al...
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Guillen’s 20-plus points leads Dragons to two wins
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Kwawaja drops 20 in Crusaders win over Dragons
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Enough is Enough: Time for NL to Adopt DH
For years, I was always okay with the idea of having two different sets of rules for both the American and the National League. I always thought it worked pretty well. The American League with the ...
Jun 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forest Hills sisters excel in Scotland
Pictured is six-year-old Alexandra and ten-year-old Amelie Phung with their brother Leo on the famous Swilken Bridge on the 18th hole of St Andrew’s Golf Club in Scotland after the U.S. Golf Kid’s ...
Jun 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three locals victorious on Puerto Rican weekend
Edgar Berlanga, Zachary Ochoa and Mathew Gonzalez represented both their New York City and Puerto Rican roots at the Kings Theatre in Flatbush this past Saturday. The fight card was promoted by Eva...
Jun 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grand Street, Van Arsdale fall in PSAL title games
Two Brooklyn-based schools qualified for the PSAL “AA” and “AAA” championship at Yankees Stadium, but both fell short of bringing home a title last week. In the “AA” final, seven-seeded Harry Van A...
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Queens Finest take two in 12 & Under action
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McClancy coach Melito retires after 18 seasons
When Nick Melito became the head baseball coach at McClancy High School, his primary focus was to leave the program in better shape than when he go there. Eighteen years later, he feels whole and i...
Jun 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Kings of Brooklyn…rugby
After completing their first group training session of 2018, the Brooklyn Kings gathered on a grassy Pier 6 field, drenched in sweat, but beaming with anxiousness. It’s 88 degrees in Brooklyn Bridg...
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Subway Series Opportunity for Mets to Change Season Narrative
The way the schedule sets itself up this season, we will be fortunate enough to get two separate weekends of the Subway Series in 2018. First up, it’s Citi Field this weekend. I know some say the s...
Jun 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ponds returning, Heron transferring to St. John’s
Shamorie Ponds has announced that he will return to St. John’s for his junior season in 2018-19. The leading scorer in the Big East last year at 21.6 points per game, Ponds declared for the NBA Dra...
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Hereos Basketball Scores & Notes
Tight games, big wins highlight week three
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