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NYC Bans Polystyrene Takeout Containers and Coffee Cups
Feb 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 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
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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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ITA comes to disappointing end for Knights
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Maybe Porter won’t be the underdog anymore
Shawn Porter is rarely the favorite. Even after compiling a 276-14 amateur record, the 5-foot-6 world boxing champion to be debuted in 2008 fighting at 165 pounds following a decorated pre-pro run,...
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Yanks Must Get Sanchez & Severino Right to Win Title
We’ve reached the point in the baseball season, where there is a good amount of clarity with where the Yankees stand when it comes to October. The good news is there will be October baseball, but t...
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Osaka apologetic in controversial win over her idol
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Djokovic wins third US Open
By Bryan Fonseca bfonseca@queensledger.com Quiet as kept, probably because of all the madness surrounding the women’s final, Novak Djokovic dominated his way to a third US Open Championship on Sund...
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Red Storm coach stepping down
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Jets & Giants Kick Off 2018 With Different Expectations
Collectively, the 2017 NFL season in New York City will go down as one of the worst football seasons of all time. The Giants and Jets combined for a record of 8-24 and played irrelevant football as...
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Osaka dominating in childhood stomping grounds
Two years after collapse, rising star winning at Open
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Federer shocked by journeyman
US OPEN
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Garcia, Porter promise fireworks in Brooklyn
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Hat trick leads STJ to easy win
Redshirt sophomore Zsani Kajan recorded the first hat trick or her collegiate career on Sunday, powering St. John’s to a 5-1 win over Stony Brook. Kajan’s hat trick marked the first such effort by ...
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U.S. Open gets underway with a historic upset
Halep is first #1 seed to go down in the first round
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Time for OBJ to Validate Giant Faith
A few months ago, the idea of Odell Beckham, Jr. receiving a contract extension from the New York Giants seemed somewhat outlandish. The talented but volatile receiver was coming off season ending ...
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Lieberman leads Power to Big 3 Title
Many are still warming up to the mere concept of a three-on-three, half-court professional basketball league driven by former NBA players and Ice Cube. This past week, the end of season two brought...
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STJ men rebound from loss
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