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Astoria Characters: The High-Flying Acrobat
Jan 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Bobby likes to keep things up in the air. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “Why walk when you can fly?” Bobby Hedglin-Taylor   answers his own question by starting to s...
Astoria Characters: The Guy Sitting in the Court Square Diner
Jan 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
  PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING The Court Square Diner at 45-30 23rd St. in Long Island City. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Stop by the   Court Square Diner   for breakfast or dinner, and you’re ...
REAL ESTATE-PRICES ARE PEEKING IN ASTORIA
Jan 08, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
ASKING PRICES ARE AT 40 X'S INCOME IN ASTORIA,GREENPOINT, AND WILLIAMSBURG NOW. SEE CRAIGSLIST,NY. AN EXAMPLE OF A 3 FAMILY IN ASTORIA, ASKING ABOUT $4.5 MILLION. This is not and can not be a inves...
W.O.R.K.S Little League 2018 Registration
Jan 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
W.O.R.K.S. Little League is pleased to announce registration dates for our Spring 2018 season. W.O.R.K.S. Little League (Formerly Rich-Haven Little League) has been serving the communities of Richm...
Astoria Characters: The Baker Who Makes Edible Art
Jan 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Pink Canary Desserts is at 13-11 Jackson Ave. T ext and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “I always eat a cookie for breakfast,” says   Amy Stack . She sets a freshly baked choco...
Frequently Asked Questions about Mesothelioma in the Workplace
Dec 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 177 177 recommendations | email to a friend
Addressing Your Concerns about Work-Related Mesothelioma According to research, as many as 3,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with Mesothelioma every year. The only known cause of Meso...
Answers to Common Questions about Cancer Caused by Work Exposure to Asbestos
Dec 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend
For decades, many workers in New York have been exposed to asbestos in the workplace. It’s now clear that asbestos exposure can lead to certain types of cancer, as well as other physical maladies. ...
Driving Tips for Winter Weather
Dec 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 231 231 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Driving in winter weather can be a challenge and understanding some basic ideas about how to drive on ice or in snow can help prevent accidents. Treacherous wint...
WHAT WOULD RAISING THE MINIMUM WAGE MEAN FOR THE RESTAURANT INDUSTRY?
Dec 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 212 212 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans Most people assume that restaurant workers would be thrilled about a raise in the minimum wage, but that restaurant owners would not be in favor of it. An interesting situation...
Astoria Characters: The Portrait Photographer
Dec 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Fumi is from Osaka, Japan. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Fumi Sugino   is a   portrait photographer , so it makes sense that he sees things in scenes. His images are...

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Queens GOP members buck leadership
The Queens County Republican Party can't seem to get on the same page...again. The county party, led by former congressman Bob Turner, officially announced its support for mayoral candidate Paul Ma...
Jun 20, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 282 282 recommendations | email to a friend
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Now That's What I Call Music! Volum 4
State Senator Daniel Squadron of Brooklyn had his annual performance on the floor of the State Legislature last week. Since 2014, Squadron has been trying to reform the state's ticket resale laws, ...
Jun 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
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Source: Vallone challenger on Reform line
It looks like a challenger for a City Council seat in northeast Queens will be on the ballot in November whether or not he wins the Democratic Primary. Paul Graziano is running against Councilman P...
Jun 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 216 216 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrating a new bus line
We were digging through our archives again this past week, and came across this undated ribbon-cutting for a new bus,or perhaps a new bus line, we’re not sure. Maybe it was transportation to and fr...
Jun 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 238 238 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor gets a Bronx cheer in Queens
The Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade has become one of the most popular in the borough, if not the entire city. Because of that, it's becoming a must-visit for elected officials, especial...
May 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 250 250 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why are we supporting Deputy Chief Joseph Borelli?
We came across this mystery photo in our archives this week, and thought we would throw it out to our readers to see if they can help provide some context. Let start with, who is Deputy Chief Josep...
May 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 226 226 recommendations | email to a friend
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Race for mayor becomes a little clearer
It looks like it won't only be Mayor Bill de Blasio who has a Republican challenger this election season. Michael Faulkner has withdrawn his name from the ballot in the Republican Primary, and will...
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 200 200 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two men down, one to go
We ran this undated photo last week that we found in our archives asking outr readers to help us identify the three men in the photo with former Queens borough president Claire Shulman. We received...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 211 211 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three men and a lady
We headed back into the archives and pulled out this photo of what looks like a land use discussion at Borough Hall. That is of course former Queens borough president Claire Shulman with three gent...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 172 172 recommendations | email to a friend
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De Blasio versus ‘the party of Trump’
Last week, Councilman Eric Ulrich threw his support behind controversial mayoral candidate Bo Dietl, whose brash and outspoken style has drawn comparisons to President Donald Trump, a comparison Di...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 199 199 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ulrich supports 'Anyone But Bill de Blasio?'
An elected official considered to be a rising star in the Queens County Republican Party – and citywide, for that matter – has thrown his support behind a candidate for mayor who isn't even registe...
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 304 304 recommendations | email to a friend
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Revisiting the good old bad days of NYC
We ran this undated photo from our archives last week asking readers to help us identify the people and any other information they could provide, and longtime readers Larry Penner and Jeff Gottlieb...
Apr 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 283 283 recommendations | email to a friend
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The good old bad days of NYC
We came across this snapshot while digging though our unarchived photos recently, a pretty stark reminder of what the subways used to look like back when New York City was caught in the throes of a...
Apr 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 227 227 recommendations | email to a friend
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A groundbreaking in Forest Hills, perhaps?
This is an old photo we found in our archives that we ran a few weeks back asking for help identifying some of the people in the photo, and last week we ran a response from Jeff Gottlieb, president...
Apr 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 323 323 recommendations | email to a friend
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An event in Forest Hills, perhaps?
We ran this undated photo from our archives a couple of weeks back asking for help identifying some of the people in it, and we got a response from Jeff Gottlieb of the Central Queens Historical So...
Mar 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 358 358 recommendations | email to a friend
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