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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 | 220 220 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 | 331 331 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 | 748 748 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 | 666 666 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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Arizona St. too much for St. John’s, who fall to 8-2
After trailing one of the nation’s top offensive squads by as many as 18 in the first half, the St. John’s men’s basketball team narrowed the deficit to just one in the waning minutes of the contes...
Dec 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christ the King confident they can win it all in 2017-18
With numerous city and state championships and sustained success over many years, “Christ the King speaks for itself,” as current boys head coach Joe Arbitello says. That’s why getting bounced in t...
Dec 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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After Eli Debacle, Giant Housecleaning Was a Necessity
Every now and again, you have one of those moments as a sports fan when something catches you completely off guard. Maybe it’s a game, maybe it’s a situation, but you never see it coming. I had one...
Dec 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Even in defeat, MSG makes sure Cotto retires on top
No matter where you stood beforehand, no matter whose side you were on earlier in the week, you felt that. Everyone felt that. Saturday night at Madison Square Garden was supposed to be Miguel Cott...
Dec 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s men hit the road
After a brief return to Queens, the St. John’s men’s basketball team is back on the road for a two-game stretch beginning on Tuesday when the Johnnies square off with Grand Canyon as part of the BB...
Dec 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC natives, future pros leave imprint at Barclays
A slew of talent in all forms invaded Barclays Center during Thanksgiving week, as the venue hosted three tournaments over the course of a few days; The Progressive Legends Classic, the Barclays Cl...
Nov 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
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Same Old Issues for Jets in the Fourth Quarter
The Jets have proven to be quite consistent this year. Much more consistent than I thought they would be in 2017. They consistently play hard, they consistently build early leads, and they consiste...
Nov 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cotto’s Call: the end for a New York City favorite
Madison Square Garden is home for Miguel Cotto. Throughout his storied, legendary, rollercoaster of a boxing career, the six-time World Champion in four weight divisions has fought nine times in th...
Nov 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s rebounds from first loss
Despite a less-than-stellar offensive performance, the St. John’s men came away with a 46-43 victory over UCF in the third-place game of the Advocare Invitational on Sunday, leaving the Sunshine St...
Nov 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ten Things NY Sports Fans Can Be Thankful for This Year
Well, it’s that wonderful time of the year, a time when we all reflect and think about what we should be thankful for. I understand many New York sports fans are down in the dumps, but my hope is t...
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s off to hot start
Head to Orlando with a 4-0 record
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Francis Brooklyn falls to Fordham in NCAA College Cup
The St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers (14-5-1) fell to the Fordham Rams (13-5-2) in round one of the NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament, the College Cup, 3-2 in overtime on November 16. The Terriers, who had...
Nov 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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McClancy athletes sign letters of intent
Msgr. McClancy's Kyle Scheafer and Rhona McCaughey signed letters of intent to play at the next level at a recent ceremony at the East Elmhurst school. “The top priority for our athletes is to exce...
Nov 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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For the first time, Queens Half takes to the streets
For the first time in its four-year history, the Queens Half Marathon left the friendly confines of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, taking runners through the streets of Flushing. Over 3,000 runner l...
Nov 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
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BQE Media's All-Preseason High School Basketball Teams
High School Basketball Preview: Top Players to Watch in Queens & Brooklyn
Nov 15, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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