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Astoria Characters: The High-Flying Acrobat
Jan 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 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 | 25 25 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 | 31 31 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 | 168 168 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 | 18 18 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 | 197 197 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 | 194 194 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 | 244 244 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 | 197 197 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 | 68 68 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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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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Cold reception at cocktail party
The redevelopment of gritty Willets Point across the street from Citi Field has always been a contentious issue. From what to do with both the large and small businesses that called the “Iron Trian...
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 323 323 recommendations | email to a friend
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Is a former pol back on the scene?
It looks like a former Queens politician is looking to get back in the game. Former councilman Hiram Monserrate has been slightly more visible in the community since he was forced from office (more...
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 180 180 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Queens County GOP speaks!
For years – no, decades! - the infighting among the Queens County Republican Party has been a horribly kept secret. Outside of perhaps Staten Island, Queens is the borough where the Republican Part...
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
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The woman at the heart of the photo speaks
For the past two weeks, we ran this undated photo from our archives of a group of people standing on top of the Panorama at the Queens Museum, asking readers if they could help us put some names to...
Jan 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 316 316 recommendations | email to a friend
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The dignitaries on top of the city
We ran this photo from our archives of several dignitaries standing on top of the Panorama in the Queens Museum asking for help identifying the folks in the photo, and got responses from two longti...
Jan 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 220 220 recommendations | email to a friend
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GOP leader takes aim at #angryjimmy
Quick Pol Position game: can you find and circle all of the differences between the two photos above? We would give you the answers, but we're guessing it wasn't too difficult! A member of the GOP ...
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 327 327 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stadning on top of NYC
We headed back to our photo archives during the holiday week, we found his photo of a group of folks standing right on top of the Panorama at the Queens Museum. If you've never had a chance to see ...
Jan 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 509 509 recommendations | email to a friend
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Share your post-election thoughts
Do you live out in northeast Queens and find it inconvenient to schlep all the way into Manhattan to leave your own thoughts on post-election America in the tunnel connecting the 14th Street statio...
Dec 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 303 303 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Myrtle Avenue history lesson
A couple of weeks ago, we ran this photo from our archive hoping someone out there might be able to fill in some details, and last week we got help from a longtime reader identifying some of the el...
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 322 322 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three down, still many to go
We sifted through our archives and found this mystery photo that we ran last week asking for help identifying some of the people or even the event. Obviously, it's a groundbreaking and at the heart...
Dec 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 509 509 recommendations | email to a friend
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Digging for info on a groundbreaking
We spent our holiday weekend recovering from our turkey hangover digging through the paper's archives and came across this photo we thought we would share with you. Obviously, it's a groundbreaking...
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 490 490 recommendations | email to a friend
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How many beeps does it take...
Oh to be a fly on the wall during this meeting of the city's five borough cheerlead..., um, we mean borough presidents. The city's five borough presidents met for lunch last week at Wave Hill, the ...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 336 336 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cue the circling vultures
Some City Council members may have unwittingly voted themselves out of a job when they approved that controversial, but very hefty, 32 percent pay raise for themselves earlier this year. And its no...
Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 343 343 recommendations | email to a friend
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We think we found a traffic pattern
It appears that Mayor Bill de Blasio and his administration wasn't the first to realize that pedestrians and motorists travel a dangerous road in New York City. We came across this photo while root...
Nov 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 391 391 recommendations | email to a friend
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