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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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NBA Finals: Here We Go Again
All year I wanted to believe that this NBA season would be different. All year, I tried to find a way that we would not come to the same end result that we’ve had over the last three seasons. Yet h...
May 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s wins Big East, will face Vanderbilt in NCAA
Once Corey Sawyer’s 1-0 fastball landed on the bat of Josh Shaw, the forgoing conclusion became clear. Already holding a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the sixth inning, Shaw’s shot to left field with t...
May 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklynite to donate $15K to toddler after TKO
Neil Magny’s first round technical knockout victory on Sunday in England gave him the 21st victory of his mixed martial arts career. But more importantly, it provided the opportunity for the Bushwi...
May 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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Puga earns ECAC honors
St. John’s senior Krystal Puga was named Eastern Coast Athletic Conference (ECAC) Player of the Year. She becomes the first softball player in program history to garner the award, and joins Erin Bu...
May 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes League Scores & Game Notes: Opening Week
17 & UNDER Queens Elite 47 Cougars 41 In a game that wasn’t decided until the middle of the fourth quarter, Queens Elite pulled away after a double-technical foul on players from both teams. The hi...
May 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
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99 problems, but a bench ain’t one
Over the last six weeks, it’s been nothing but sunshine and lollipops in Yankees Land. Heading into Tuesday’s tilt against the Texas Rangers, the Yankees have been nothing short of remarkable over ...
May 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Being in the right place at the right time inspires Livianu
Chance encounter at U.S. Open for STJ tennis standout
May 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Francis taps Cimino to lead basketball program
On Friday, St. Francis Brooklyn announced that Linda Cimino would be taking over the school’s women’s basketball program in the aftermath of John Thurston’s retirement. Cimino, who becomes the 13th...
May 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rasheem Dunn leaving St. Francis
St. Francis Brooklyn guard Rasheem Dunn officially transferred to Cleveland State University on Friday. Dunn, who will sit out the 2018-19 campaign as a result of NCAA transfer rules and regulation...
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
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Betting on sports gambling
In all of my years of doing sports radio, beginning in Syracuse and continuing on WFAN in New York City, the sports gambling scene has always been a topic near and dear to my heart. I find the poin...
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thug Rose grew in Garden, blossomed in Brooklyn
Rose Namajunas had done this before – five months ago to be exact. In only the promotion’s second visit to Madison Square Garden, Namajunas entered UFC 217 last November as a heavy underdog against...
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Queensborough collects 16th CUNYAC Championship
Like Ric Flair, the Queensborough Community College Tigers can now call themselves 16-time champions. The Tigers, who entered the CUNYAC Community College Championship game at MCU Park as with an 1...
May 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Magical Summer to Come for the Boys From the Bronx
For a franchise like the New York Yankees, we know the ultimate success of a season comes down to the month of October. That’s the reality of being the most successful franchise in the history of s...
May 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
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BQE Media unveils men's All-Postseason Basketball Squads
It was another highly competitive 2017-18 season on the local high school boys basketball scene. The South Shore Vikings rolled their way to a Brooklyn Borough Championship before earning the right...
May 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Valeriano named All-ECC
Senior ToniMarie Valeriano of the Queens College softball team was named to the All-East Coast Conference First Team. The selection marks the fourth straight year that Valeriano was the recipient o...
May 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
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