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NYC Bans Polystyrene Takeout Containers and Coffee Cups
Feb 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Judge Upholds the 2013 Law Banning Polystyrene for Takeout Containers and Coffee Cups In 2019 restaurants must begin phasing polystyrene cups and containers out of use. This change is a result of a...
Astoria Characters: The Special Teacher
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Nicholas’ last name used to be Alexander. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Growing up, Nicholas Alexandrakos was always interested in his family’s history. With grandpa...
Has Your Loved One Been the Victim of Nursing Home Neglect?
Feb 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 123 123 recommendations | email to a friend
How Does Neglect Differ from Abuse? Finding out whether your parent, relative or friend has been the victim of nursing home neglect is vital for their wellbeing. Sadly, many elderly people are in s...
Matter of Van Patten—Undue Influence
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Probate Administration | Wrongful Actions There are certain basic legal requirements when a person transfers property, conveys a power of attorney or establishes a plan for the distribution of an e...
Legal Concerns for New York Restaurant Owners
Feb 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re opening a new restaurant in New York City or the surrounding area, there are certain legal requirements you must put in place. You will need to choose a business entity and get your licen...
Certain questions are taboo for employers to ask in a job interview. The most obvious ones are questions that could be regarded as discrimination. If you ask these types of questions, you could be held liable if a discrimination lawsuit is brought against you. Do not ask questions that intimate at anything to do with age, race, color, national origin or birthplace, religion, disability, genetic information, gender/sex or marital/family status/pregnancy. (EEOC)
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2019 Is Here with New Salary Thresholds The New York State overtime salary threshold draws the line between exempt salaried workers, who must be paid for overtime, and those non-exempt workers, who...
Astoria Characters: The Artist in Training
Feb 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Jose is from the Dominican Republic. In the spare bedroom of his apartment, Jose Mota is standing at a monumental work table, using an oil-paint marker to create the black...
MASPETH,NY-BUYING A BRICK 2F. VS A FRAME 2F.
Feb 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 328 328 recommendations | email to a friend
COLLECTION OF OPINIONS BY BROKERS IN THE AREA. BUYER BEWARE! BIG DIFFERENCE WHEN BUYING AN OLD FRAME 2F. HOME, MAYBE 100 YEARS OLD BY NOW, AND OR BUYING A YOUNG BRICK 2 FAMILY HOUSE, ESPECIALLY IF ...
Astoria Characters: The Guitar Guide Guru
Feb 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Meet Mike, aka the Guitar Guide Guru. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling How hard – or easy – is it to play the guitar if you’ve never done it before? Instead of answerin...
Astoria Characters: The Comic With the Punch-Line Life
Jan 29, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Michelle shows off her mommy mug. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling If you didn’t know that Michelle Adrienne Slonim is a new mother, you need look no further than the r...

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St. John’s women get season sweep over Xavier
The St. John’s women’s basketball team secured the season sweep over Xavier in commanding fashion on Sunday afternoon, blowing past the Musketeers, 70-41, at Carnesecca Arena. With the win, St. Joh...
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Queens College women fall. 69-61, to LIU Post
A shaky start from both sides gave way to a three-point barrage that sent the Queens College women’s basketball team to a 69-61 defeat at the hands of LIU Post on Saturday in East Coast Conference ...
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Time for Johnnies to Stop the Bleeding
As the clock hit 0:00 at Madison Square Garden on Sunday afternoon, it brought about a somber reality for fans of the St John’s Red Storm. The reality is a record that now stands at 3-5 in a medioc...
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St. John’s struggles as brutal three-game stretch looms
After 12 straight wins, the St. John’s Red Storm have lost five of their last eight, giving them a 3-5 start to Big East play. The most recent of loss was a double-digit, 89-78 defeat to the George...
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Nets owner buys Liberty
The sale of the WNBA’s New York Liberty to Brooklyn Nets minority owner and Alibaba co-founder Joseph Tsai was made official last week. Tsai, who has a 49 percent stake in the Nets and is set to ta...
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Thurman hangs on, Greenpointer gets big KO
The last time Keith Thurman fought, the New England Patriots were one month away from winning Super Bowl 51, so not much has changed. But for Thurman (29-0, 22 KOs), who escaped with a majority dec...
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Thrilling NFL Weekends, But a Lot of What If's
JJ OUT OF THE DARK
Jan 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
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Serrano adds world title in 7th division
BOXING
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Met with boos, Greg Hardy is unleashed in Brooklyn
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Storm ranked third in preseason poll
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Coney Island native lands with Pistons
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Comeback at Butler falls short for STJ
COLLEGE BASKETBALL
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UFC begins ESPN era with Brooklyn super-fight
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Gase Has Eyes on the Prize
But Has He Learned From His Miami Mistakes?
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Ponds injures back as St. John’s loses two straight
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