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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 | 73 73 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 | 331 331 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 | 748 748 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 | 666 666 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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Marcus Hatten retires from basketball
When Marcus Hatten met Chris Mullin during the 2015-16 season for the first time, he had an epiphany.
May 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Draft Day Will Shape the Future of NY Football
I’ve lived in New York my whole life. I’ve loved and have followed the NFL Draft for a good amount of the past 17 years. I cannot remember a year in which the buildup, anticipation and hype going i...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gunshots cap drama-filled fight week at Barclays
In anticipation of this past weekend’s fight card at Barclays Center headlined by a bout between Adrien Broner (33-3-1, 24 KOs), arguably the most polarizing fighter in the sport, and Jessie Vargas...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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Driscoll named Rookie of the Year
MEN'S VOLLEYBALL
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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STJ ‘squeezes’ out a win
COLLEGE BASEBALL
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Women finish 5th in Big East
COLLEGE GOLF
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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Miller could close in on heavyweight title shot with win
At about 4:45 p.m. on a windy Monday afternoon, Brooklyn-born 300-pound heavyweight Jarrell Miller walks into the NYC Cops & Kids boxing gym in Flatbush less than two weeks before his April 28th re...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Motivation evolves, but UFC title pursuit remains
By Bryan Fonseca bfonseca@queensledger.com Growing up, Brownsville native David Branch didn’t envision that he’d become one of the upper echelon mixed martial artists in the world. Probably because...
Apr 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nets ambitious, but measured, regarding future
When undergoing a rebuild – as a player, as a team, as a fan, as an executive – it helps to like what you’re seeing. In Brooklyn Nets culture, guys genuinely like each other, an ideal formula for b...
Apr 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another Knicks Coaching Search
It may be hard to believe, but there once was a time where spring belonged to the Knicks at Madison Square Garden. Big games, big shots and big moments in games that mattered. New Yorkers remember ...
Apr 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 212 212 recommendations | email to a friend
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QC bounces back from loss
COLLEGE TENNIS
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Rally in the 9th leads STJ over Creighton
After cruising to a 5-1 victory in game one of Saturday’s doubleheader, the St. John’s baseball team came back from a three-run deficit in the bottom of the ninth in game two, walking off on Creigh...
Apr 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Engstler aims to push women in sports to the forefront
The first play to draw “oohs” from the Barclays Center crowd was fittingly facilitated by St. Francis Prep’s Emily Engstler, the lone New York native to compete on that Sunday in the first of two J...
Apr 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mickey's magic touch has Mets off to a hot start
I know, I know, it’s only two weeks into the baseball season. That said, it must be very hard to contain your excitement around the start of the 2018 Mets season. After what transpired a season ago...
Apr 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fighter stays confident after second straight defeat
Inside of a reserved room in Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House on 6th Avenue, Joanna Jedrzejczyk is unapologetically brazen. It’s like she’s the World Champion except, of course, she’s not anym...
Apr 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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