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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
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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Brooklyn takeover: Jacobs, Hardy win world titles
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Oct 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 216 216 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ponds, Govan poised to take over Big East
And both have Hall-of-Fame coaches in their corners
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Nearly 200 take part in 17th Annual Totten Trot 5K
Annual event raises money for the Bayside Historical Society
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Giants Reality: Bad Offseason & Another Rotten Season
It wasn’t supposed to be this way. Not again. A lot of people looked at the Giants 3-13 record during the 2017 season and figured it was an anomaly. And that's the narrative the franchise was happy...
Oct 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 248 248 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hardy-Vincent fight is bigger than either of them
Hardy’s push to get bout on HBO big for women in boxing
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Brooklyn may have found its star in Caris LeVert
By Bryan Fonseca bfonseca@queensledger.com There are 79 games left in the 2018-19 season for the 1-2 Brooklyn Nets, but Caris LeVert is exceeding the hype set by his teammates just one month ago. I...
Oct 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 252 252 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens College ranked in Top 25
SWIMMING & DIVING
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Knights snag top seed
COLLEGE TENNIS
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Perfect weekend for Shamrocks
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Yankee Flaws Exposed vs. Sox, Now an Offseason of Questions Looms
The finality of the baseball season hits you hard as a fan. One day, it’s all about preparation for game day and what needs to be done to advance in the playoffs. All that build up, all that excite...
Oct 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 275 275 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heron declared eligible for St. John’s
The St. John’s Red Storm’s expectation for the 2018-19 season were altered overnight. Incoming guard Mustapha Heron, who is transferring from Auburn University, has been granted a legislative relie...
Oct 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lakers sign Queens native
Queens native Scott Machado is back in the NBA after signing a deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, which was announced on Friday. He was subsequently waived by the club on Saturday, with the expectat...
Oct 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 257 257 recommendations | email to a friend
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Get to the Point celebrates 25 years
Annual event features children’s dash, 5K run
Oct 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 263 263 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amid the Chaos, Thursday is the Time for Giants to Save Their Season
Five weeks into the 2018 NFL season, it couldn’t look any worse for the New York Giants. They are 1-4 after a soul-crushing loss on a 63-yard field goal to the Carolina Panthers. The Giants are a t...
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Brooklyn native inks deal with Knicks, will start in G League
Carr became an all-conference standout at Morgan State
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