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Astoria Characters: The Actor at the Funeral Home
Jul 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling You can meet Sean at O’Shea-Hoey Funeral Home. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Seventeen. That’s how many pounds Sean Church gained to play Eddie, the lead in Sam Shep...
How Can We Help Syrian Refugees
Jul 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
The timeline of the Syrian civil war is full of violence, fear, and devastation for the local people. The society built on the cradle of civilization is suffering the world biggest refugee crisis. ...
MIDDLE VILLAGE YOUNG PEOPLE NOT WORKING
Jul 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
MIDDLE VILLAGE-has more young people not working between 22 years of age to 40 years of age. They mostly live with their parents or parent. Imagine no guidance, no retirement plans, just existing d...
Over-packing Your Car Can Make Driving More Dangerous
Jul 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Packing Your Car Wisely for Vacations With warmer weather here and children out of school, many people are taking to the road for vacation trips. While you want to be sure you pack what you need to...
What Employers Should Know About Retaliation Claims
Jul 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans Retaliation Claims May Include Emotional Distress Damages A precedent has been set in relation to retaliation claims brought against employers. Two courts of appeals, the Sixth a...
Workers’ Compensation in New York—What You Need to Know—Part One
Jul 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Pyrros & Serres LLP You’ve been hurt on the job in the state of New York. You’ve heard from others that you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. But what does that mean? How does th...
What You Should Know About Construction Job Vehicle Accidents in New York
Jul 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 156 156 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Unsafe Conditions Can Lead to Serious Construction Job Vehicle Accidents Construction job motor vehicle accidents often occur due to OSHA violations.  Many diffe...
Astoria Characters: The Cabaret Singer
Jul 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Becca beat cancer — twice. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Cancer and cabaret. Those are the two Cs that have defined Becca C. Kidwell ’s life in the last year. To all...
Astoria Characters: The 92-Year-Old Vet Who's Fighting for His Wife
Jul 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
  Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Eddie is a WWII and Korean War veteran. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling These days, Eddie Indellicati is playing a lot of solitaire. He sits at his computer in the l...
Astoria Characters: The Colorist
Jun 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Shawna works for ARROJO Studio in SoHo. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling What’s for breakfast? It’s Saturday, one of Shawna Morlock ’s days off, so the answer is chocol...

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The story behind the light
We ran this undated photo from our archives at the beginning of last month and received a number of responses from our readers, but have just been too busy covering the comings, goings, triumphs an...
Feb 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
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Espinal gets Dem nod, headed to Albany
Barring some dark-horse candidate emerging from the Republican Party, it looks like Ari Espinal will replace Councilman Francisco Moya in the Assembly for the time being. The Democratic Party annou...
Feb 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
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Old Dem rivalry plays out in special election
The longstanding political rivalry between Francisco Moya and Julissa Ferreras-Copeland is still taking place through proxy battles, even though the latter has left Queens. The two duked it out in ...
Feb 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 178 178 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paladino eyeing challenge to Avella
A Whitestone woman who single-handedly chased the mayor out of her neighborhood last summer has her sights set on ousting another elected official. A source with the Queens Republican Party confirm...
Feb 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
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De Blasio skip Grammy's, but Singh sings
We guess sometimes public service has it drawbacks. Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife were spotted prancing and schmoozing on the red carpet before this year's Grammy awards show at Madison Square ...
Jan 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 283 283 recommendations | email to a friend
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Member of the GOP, but not Vets Committee
In a heavily Democratic City Council, there hasn't really been much political backlash for Councilman Eric Ulrich, currently the sole Republican in the legislative body from Queens. Ulrich represen...
Jan 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 182 182 recommendations | email to a friend
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Where there's Wills, there's a way
When God closes one door, he opens another...sometimes for somebody else. The corruption conviction of former councilman Ruben Wills opened up a spot on the City Council for a new face, and jumping...
Jan 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
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A look at this year's Tony Award recipients
Another year has come to end, and it's that time that we take stock of the best (and in some cases, the worst) that the previous year had to offer. In the world of entertainment that means self-con...
Jan 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voters Go Crazy About a Sharp-Dressed Pol, Part II
Last week we started to bring you the dapper elected officials who made Brad “Gersty” Gerstman's 5th Annual Best-Dressed Politicians List Gerstman is a founding partner of Gotham Government Relatio...
Jan 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voters go crazy about a sharp-dressed man
It's that time of the year when critics, pundits, Youtube stars, and average Twitter users with too much time on their hands start compiling their year-end “best of” lists, ranking everything from ...
Dec 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
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Speaker race in Crowley's corner
There's a big political race going on in New York City right now, but the voters don't have any say in it. In January, the 51 members of the City Council will vote for a new speaker, as Melissa Mar...
Dec 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
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A big reveal from the photo archives
We went back into our archives and found this photo of what appears to be a street renaming. The interesting thing about it is that they are revealing two street signs, instead of just one as is ge...
Dec 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
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What's in an email address anyway?
Have you ever desperately wanted to be something you're not? Perhaps you've always dreamed of being the lead singer in a rock band that regularly sells out sports arenas? Or maybe you've always wan...
Nov 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
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From the chair to a sitting judge
We ran this undated photo from our archives over a month ago asking our readers for help identifying some of the people in it and possibly even the cause of celebration. We got several responses ab...
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why isn't anybody covering me?
Community journalism has been front and center lately with news of the collapse of the website DNAinfo and Gothamist, shuttered by a fickle publisher with an eye on the bottom line. Picking up the ...
Nov 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
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