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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 | 222 222 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 | 103 103 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 | 385 385 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 | 179 179 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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Trickmeister takes Vanlandingham
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May 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Basketball Updates (Week of 5/14/12-5/18/12
LA Knights best Queens Knights In the 17& Under Boys Division of the Heroes basketball league, the Los Angeles Knights beat the Queens Knights by a final score of 30 to 21 on Monday. The high score...
May 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
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Muay Thai returns to Flushing
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg Hard-hitting Muay Thai action returned to Flushing last Friday night, with a full card of fights featuring martial artists from some of New York City's top gyms, as well...
May 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mets to host 2013 All-Star Game
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg It might be a good thing the fences were shortened at Citi Field, otherwise the Home Run Derby contest in 2013 might have been a little boring. Major League Baseball Com...
May 16, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mark Valeski wins Peter Pan
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May 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU Brooklyn wins 13th NEC softball title
Number two seed Quinnipiac struck first, but it was third seed LIU Brooklyn who walked away with the victory and their 13th NEC Softball Championship, posting a 10-5 victory over the Bobcats in Moo...
May 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kacee Cox named Big East Softball Player of the Year
St. John’s softball senior catcher Kacee Cox was named the 2012 Big East Softball Player of the Year last week as part of the conference’s annual softball awards banquet. Cox, along with classmate ...
May 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Levane, 92, a fixture on NYC basketball scene
Hardwood legend Andrew “Fuzzy” Levane, who starred at every level of New York City basketball from high school to college at St. John’s and later as a coach and scout for the New York Knicks, passe...
May 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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Santana gets first win of the season
Mets take first two in Philly
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Belmont jockey makes history, Boisterous takes Ft. Marcy
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SJU takes series over USF
The St. John’s baseball team took two out of three from University of Southern Florida, winning the rubber match with a walk-off hit on Sunday afternoon at Kaiser Field in Queens. The USF Bulls los...
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gotham Girls Roller Derby returns to LIU
Roller Derby came to Brooklyn this past weekend at the Schwartz Athletic Center on the Long Island University campus. A full house watched as the Manhattan Mayhem defeated The Bronx Gridlock 156 to...
Apr 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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Belmont opens for the 2012 season
Brilliant performances, tight finishes, large fields and a celebrity visit – or two – highlighted opening day at Belmont Park last week, hinting at even bigger things to come over the course of the...
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Nets unveil new logo, colors
The Brooklyn Nets made its public debut Monday at Modell's on Flatbush Avenue, . showing off the new team logo and colors it will wear when it opens the Barclays Center next season. Nets center Bro...
Apr 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bet on the derby right here in NYC
Belmont, Aqueduct to offer viewing, wagering
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