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NYC Bans Polystyrene Takeout Containers and Coffee Cups
Feb 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 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
Feb 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Feb 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
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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Pirates pull off stunner over Kentucky AT MSG
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Mets Change In Philosophy & Blockbuster Deal Sends Simple Message: All In for 2019
When the Mets hired agent Brodie Van Wagenen to be their next General Manager, it was fair to wonder how he would go about the business of building a baseball team. After all, as an executive, ther...
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Mets blockbuster deal is just the start of moves
The New York Mets struck a deal over the weekend, acquiring eight-time All-Star Robinson Cano and closer Edwin Diaz, along with $20 million in cash considerations, from the Seattle Mariners in exch...
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For one night, a Brooklyn original returns home
By Bryan Fonseca bfonseca@queensledger.com In 2011, Providence University’s MarShon Brooks was a late first-round pick for the Nets, who hadn’t won more than 34 games in four years and were just a ...
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St. John’s comeback keeps them undefeated
Trailing by 16 with just over 16 minutes to play in the game, it looked to some as if the St. John’s men’s basketball team was heading towards its first loss of the season. Someone forgot to tell t...
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NBA-level talent showcased at Barclay’s NIT Tip-Off
More potential NBA players competed at Barclays Center than in any other arena this past week. The venue hosted the N.I.T. Tip-Off, an immediate follow-up to the Legends Classic, where St. John’s a...
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For College Football, Four Is Not Enough!
With the NFL season for New York Locals and my beloved Dolphins all but over, it’s the time of the year where you start thinking as a sports fan of what lies ahead. Of course, the stretch run for t...
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Experience playing a factor in Red Storm’s early wins
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Queens still looking for first win of the year
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