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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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Knicks May Make This Long Winter Seem a Little Shorter…
First things first. For all intents and purposes, the football season in New York City is over if you root for one of the two local teams. The Jets lost to Ryan Fitzpatrick and are 4-6. The Giants,...
Nov 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knights post impressive wins
But still fall to Adelphi, Baruch
Nov 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Molloy product making name in MAAC, country
Eight months ago, the Quinnipiac Bobcats, a 12th seed, reached the Sweet 16 of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament after knocking off fifth-seeded Marquette University and fourth-seeded Universi...
Nov 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stench of Sunday Should Signal a “Giant” Housecleaning
It’s no secret that at the midway point of the 2017 NFL campaign that the Giants season is the definition of a lost cause. The Giants went into their bye week with a record of 1-6. They’ve lost som...
Nov 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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For Erasmus, no dominance without togetherness
Undefeated season means nothing without a title
Nov 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wilder destroys Stiverne, demands unification ASAP
Calls out UK heavyweight Anthony Joshua for dodging
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Red Storm talk upcoming season at Media Day
November 10 is just around the corner, and with it the start of the new basketball season for the St. John’s men and women programs. On October 26, days after their joint Midnight Madness season ti...
Oct 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yankees Can Only Hope Next Manager Is As Good As Joe Girardi
For the first time since the fall of 2007, the New York Yankees are in the market for a new manager. But considering the way 2017 played out, I am surprised the Yankees are on the prowl. The Yankee...
Oct 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deontay Wilder tells his side of the story
Deontay Wilder wants to control the narrative. The 6-foot-7 WBC World Heavyweight Champion took the opportunity to do so just ahead of his upcoming November 4 fight at Barclays Center. Wilder discu...
Oct 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bitter ALCS Loss Shouldn’t Damper Feel Good 2017 Season For Yankees
Last week, my column focused on not giving up on the 2017 New York Yankees. They were down 2-0 to the Houston Astros in the American League Championship Series, and it’s fair to say the odds were s...
Oct 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boys’ basketball coach leads unbeaten girls’ soccer team
Claude Sharpe exemplifies new meaning to learning on the fly. Or in this case, the pitch. Sharpe has been the boys’ head basketball coach at Grand Street Campus since 2006, and notably reached the ...
Oct 24, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
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Midnight Madness hypes start of season for STJ
It wasn’t as much about the game as it was about the spectacle, which is really the spirit of Midnight Madness anyway. For St. John’s University, the hype and energy was and is there for both of th...
Oct 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 138 138 recommendations | email to a friend
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Foolish To Count Out Never-Say-Die Yanks
How would I sum up the 2017 postseason thus far for the New York Yankees? A feel-good roller coaster ride that over two-plus weeks has seen it’s twists and turns, providing for some thrilling and l...
Oct 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flying chair, not first-round KO, highlights budding hostility at Barclays
The tension had been brewing for the last 79 hours. It all came to a head, as designed, on Saturday night, fight night, but not in the way many, if any, anticipated. The story was fairly typical: t...
Oct 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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Conference honors for Green
Freshman Briana Green of the Queens College volleyball team was named East Coast Conference (ECC) Rookie of the Week. Over the Knights’ five matches for the week, Green finished with 36 kills (2.12...
Oct 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
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