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Astoria Characters: The Couple Walked by the Wheaten Terrier
Jan 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Constantine was born in Astoria. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When the front door opens, Henry springs into action like a Pogo stick on speed, jumping up and down, ...
Leo Vadalà’s “Some Grief, Some Joy” Will Move The Reader...
Jan 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
Review by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Historical fiction  is a literary genre in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past. The term is commonly used as a synonym for the  historical n...
Astoria Characters: The Salsa Master
Jan 18, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Nancy A. Ruhling Jean Franco’s the owner of Salsa In Queens. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Salsa In Queens is going to open soon, so Jean Franco Vergaray grabs a broom and starts sweeping the...
The Ever Changing World of Web Design & Websites
Jan 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
A Brief Look Back and Look Forward at Websites It's a fact that the world of web design and websites is ever changing. New improvements in design and technology emerge all the time. Can you imagine...
How Important Is ADA Compliance for Your Website?
Jan 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 181 181 recommendations | email to a friend
ADA Non-Compliance and The Beyonce Website Lawsuit According to the   Hollywood Reporter , the lawsuit alleges that visually impaired users do not have equal access to the website’s products and se...
Assault Injuries and Premises Liability — Negligent Security, Muggings, Sexual Assault Long Island
Jan 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
Is a Property Owner Liable for Your Assault Injuries? Negligent security is a category of law that falls under premises liability. It refers to the property owner’s negligence in maintaining secure...
Age Discrimination: ADEA Becomes More Far Reaching
Jan 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
The Supreme Court Rules that ADEA Applies to All Government Levels In October 2018, the Supreme Court reached a decision that made the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) cover a broad scop...
A Look Back on Sexual Harassment Charges in 2018
Jan 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
EEOC Sexual Harassment Charges Statistics Surged The increase in sexual harassment lawsuits brought by the EEOC was 50 percent higher in 2018 than they were in 2017. The EEOC filed 66 harassment la...
Astoria Characters: The Daughter Who Took Over the Family Business
Jan 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Gerri is the owner of AirLogix. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When Gerri Domenikos was growing up, she always figured that she would go into the family’s commercial ...
Astoria Characters: The Yiddish Actor
Jan 01, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling You can see Adam in Fiddler on the Roof . Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When Adam B. Shapiro introduces himself, he makes a big point of emphasizing his middle initi...

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Ulrich labels Konst a 'left-wing nut'
Of all of the candidates running in the special election next month to replace Letitia James as public advocate, hands down the most unorthodox on the crowded ballot is Nomiki Konst. While most can...
Jan 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brown makes it official, stepping down as DA
Queens District Attorney Richard Brown has officially allowed the race to replace him to begin in earnest. Of course, it has been no secret that there are several people interested in replacing Bro...
Jan 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sliwa would remove himself from office if elected
Two candidates in the upcoming nonpartisan special election for public advocate on February 26 continue to try and make it a referendum on Republican credentials. Or at least one of them does. Curt...
Jan 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens GOP feud crosses borough lines
Sorry Brooklyn, it looks like you're getting dragged into the middle of a long-running feud in the Queens County Republican Party. Over the weekend, the mayor announced that a special election to f...
Jan 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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GOP club heads look cozy with Sliwa
Last week, we wrote about how the special election for public advocate next year was shaping up to be another battle over control of the Queens GOP. It's even worse than we thought! In case you mis...
Dec 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sliwa enters a crowded PA race
There is an open seat in New York City, so you know what that means: Curtis Sliwa is running for office...again! Yes, voters will be going to the polls soon to fill the public advocate seat vacated...
Dec 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
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Race to replace James getting crowded
Who knew it was such a popular job! Assemblyman Ron Kim became the latest person to announce an interest in the post that was vacated by Letitia James when she was elected New York State attorney g...
Dec 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
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Katz joins Lancman, Lasak in DA race
And then there were three. Borough President Melinda Katz confirmed the rumors and announced this week that she is throwing her hat in the ring to replace Richard Brown as Queens District Attorney....
Dec 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amazon opponent now second in command
While elected officials this past week praised the selection of Andrew Stewart-Cousins, who will be the first woman to lead the State Senate, as majority leader, the announcement of who would serve...
Nov 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remembering Jose Peralta
We here at Pol Position would be remiss if we didn't mention the passing of State Senator Jose Peralta, who served Queens in the state legislature for 16 years. When the paper first started this co...
Nov 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 159 159 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor declares 'haters gonna hate'
If you want to talk trash about New York's deal with Amazon, you're going to have to go through Governor Andrew Cuomo! Cuomo released a scathing op-ed to the press this week, trashing both “extreme...
Nov 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 203 203 recommendations | email to a friend
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They're called 'third' parties for a reason
The dust has finally settled on the 2018 elections, and we can begin to take stock of the results. Well, kind of. Despite trailing as of press time, State Senator Marty Golden refuses to concede de...
Nov 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 209 209 recommendations | email to a friend
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Councilman backs challenger for 16 hours
We guess a late endorsement is better than no endorsement at all. In case you missed it, there is an Assembly race in the 30th District of Queens, which includes the neighborhoods of Middle Village...
Nov 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 228 228 recommendations | email to a friend
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Luxury co-op snubs Avella
We guess just because you've said you're not giving up your campaign, that doesn't mean everyone has to accept it. State Senator Tony Avella was defeated in the Democratic Primary in September by J...
Oct 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 231 231 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ocasio-Cortez steps on a councilman's toes
Councilman Daniel Dromm felt the need to do a little fact-checking on Twitter recently. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the political newcomer who it's fair to say shocked the nation when she upset Congr...
Oct 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
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