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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
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)
Feb 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
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 fighters to battle for vacant world titles
Daniel Jacobs (34-2, 29 KO’s), the simultaneous pride of Brooklyn and bone cancer survivors, doesn’t take his second opportunity at boxing, or at life, lightly. For the third consecutive time in le...
Aug 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 272 272 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens College squads receive preseason rankings
Coming off of the program’s first winning season since 2013, the Queens College men’s soccer team has been picked to finish fifth in the East Coast Conference preseason poll. Second-year head coach...
Aug 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 302 302 recommendations | email to a friend
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How to Win Friends and Dominate Your Fantasy League
It’s that time of the year. The weather is about to chill and that buzz in the air means football is just a few weeks away. What a time to be alive! Since my fantasy baseball season has gone up in ...
Aug 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 338 338 recommendations | email to a friend
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WWE stars, Nets visit Brooklyn Hospital Center
By Bryan Fonseca bfonseca@queensledger.com Just days leading up to their flagship event of the summer, a few standout WWE Superstars joined a pair of Brooklyn Nets to visit patients in the Brooklyn...
Aug 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 334 334 recommendations | email to a friend
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Terriers unanimous pick in NEC preseason poll
Looking for their fifth Northeast Conference Championship in six season, the St. Francis Terriers will head into their 2018 campaign as the overwhelming favorites, according to conference coaches. ...
Aug 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 310 310 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fan Week lets tennis lovers get close to court stars
Annual free event features even more events
Aug 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 334 334 recommendations | email to a friend
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Homegrown footballer gets shot with NCYFC
East Elmhurst’s Daniel Bedoya signed with NYCFC last Thursday, the club announced. The move for the 24-year-old Queens native follows a 2017-18 stint with the Long Island Rough Riders of the Premie...
Aug 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 338 338 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jets have their man in Sam Darnold
The Jets enter the preseason in very unfamiliar territory; they actually have three quarterbacks you can feel pretty good about. There’s the incumbent who played well a season ago in Josh McCown. I...
Aug 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 321 321 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s standout signs deal to play in Argentina
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Nets holding tryouts for G-League affiliate
If you’ve ever wanted to play in the NBA, the Brooklyn Nets are offering you that opportunity. The organization recently announced open tryouts for their Long Island Nets NBA G League club, with a ...
Aug 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 303 303 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rogers tapped to lead St. Joe’s swimming program
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Quillin delivers on promise, earns decision win
Last week, Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin said J’Leon Love would be “delivered” into his hands. Nationally televised Saturday on FOX, the Premier Boxing Champions stage at Nassau Coliseum saw Quilli...
Aug 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 333 333 recommendations | email to a friend
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How the East was lost: Bad weekend for the Yanks, but season not over
Just one week ago, it seemed like we were on a collision course for a wild finish in the American League East. The Red Sox and the Yankees were owners of the two best records in all of baseball. He...
Aug 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 296 296 recommendations | email to a friend
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McClancy soccer coach moves up to college ranks
Brunengo will take over St. Joe's program
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Whitehead signs for $1.1 million to play in Russia
In a move that provides short-term financial security over an outside shot at making an NBA team for the immediate future, former Brooklyn Net guard and Coney Island native Isaiah Whitehead has sig...
Aug 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 319 319 recommendations | email to a friend
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