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Astoria Characters: The Good Witch
Dec 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Annie is a licensed massage therapist and a certified aromatherapist and teacher. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling In Annie Mascia ’s life, things don’t simply happen. ...
Have You Been Accused of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace?
Dec 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
Growing Concerns About Sexual Harassment in Employment Environments New York NBC News recently reported that more than $5 million has gone into settling lawsuits brought against 70 New York employe...
RSD/CPRS Treatment: FDA Breakthrough Therapy
Dec 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
Progress Being Made in RSD/CPRS Treatment In many cases, CPRS has been difficult to treat. Hearing that the FDA has deemed a drug a “breakthrough therapy” for CPRS treatment is encouraging. RSC (Re...
Astoria Characters: The Woman Whose Life Is in Limbo
Dec 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Saneun is from South Korea. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Saneun Hwang rummages through her tote bag until she finds a thick white book. She places it on the coffee ...
SPECIAL BUSINESS RECOGNITION AWARD
Dec 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
Goes to Grand Spectacle, Inc. on Grand Avenue, Maspeth,NY RATED 5 ***** STARS-GUARANTEED SATISFACTION! Service, manners, and respect for the Community residents who frequent their business at 66-60...
BAKERY BUSINESS SOLD-NEXT IS AUTOBODY SHOP
Dec 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
 AUTOBODYSHOP-MIDDLE VILLAGE,NY 11379 OWNER RETIRING AFTER 46 YEARS. ASKING $179K OWNER WILL HOLD NOTE WITH HALF DOWN. MODERN FACILITY,TWO LIFTS, AND PAINTROOM. RENT $7,500 (PAY ONE MONTH'S RENT AS...
Astoria Characters: The Chef Behind Chip Cookies
Dec 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Andrea created Chip NYC’s signature crunchy-gooey cookies. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Wearing silver mitts that stretch to her elbows, Andrea Prunella pulls a tra...
TWO BUSINESSES FOR SALE IN MIDDLE VILLAGE,NY
Dec 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 173 173 recommendations | email to a friend
Two businesses for sale in Middle Village, NY 11379 Hardship sales and must sell! TAKE ADVANTAGE   1) BAKERY -ON METROPOLITAN AVENUE, RECENTLY RENOVATED, OPERATING WITH NEW LEASE. NAME:SYRENA'S   N...
40 EARTHQUAKES SO FAR IN 2018
Dec 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 314 314 recommendations | email to a friend
10 MORE EARTHQUAKES SO FAR COMPARED TO 2017 40 TOTAL EARTHQUAKES TO DATE IN 2018 CLIMATE CHANGES IN 2018 HAVE BEEN SOMEWHAT DEVASTATING TO DATE ALL OVER THE WORLD IS THERE A CONNECTION BETWEEN EART...
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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 | 651 651 recommendations | email to a friend
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An ‘unidentified' fills in the blanks
We recently received a lot more information on a photo we found in our archives and ran a couple of weeks ago. Jeff Gottlieb of the Central Queens Historical Society was able to identify the politi...
Nov 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 679 679 recommendations | email to a friend
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It's a circus in Sunnyside!
Well, not quite. It's really just a man in a lion costume standing outside Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer's office last week, but that's pretty weird, isn't it? The lone lion was part of a “protest” o...
Oct 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 613 613 recommendations | email to a friend
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A quick history lesson on NYC politics
We ran this old photo from our archives last week asking for some help identifying the suits pictured, and we got an email from old friend Jeff Gottlieb, president of the Central Queens Historical ...
Oct 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 552 552 recommendations | email to a friend
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Can you identify all ten?
It's been a few weeks since we've been to the photos archives (read: bunch of boxes with old unmarked pictures in them), and we came across this one. It looks like a collection of former Queens ele...
Oct 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 585 585 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jump the gun, just don't jump the shark!
Why worry about a little detail like actually getting elected before you start jumping into the political fray? We understand that candidates for political office have to outline their positions an...
Oct 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 537 537 recommendations | email to a friend
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Group picks slick pol for Oil Slick Award
From what we know about State Senator Simcha Felder, he doesn't care much about labels. The former city councilman from Brooklyn was elected in November 2012 to the State Senate, defeating incumben...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 518 518 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cuomo, Koch and Manes, oh my!
We here at Pol Position were back rooting around the office’s photo archives and came across this doozy! It doesn’t take a savvy watcher of New York City politics to instantly recognize some of the...
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 492 492 recommendations | email to a friend
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We'll even take a 'Flip'-pant response
Registered voters went to the polls this week to vote for their preferred party candidate in several primary elections across the city. Well, almost all registered voters. The race to be the Republ...
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 529 529 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hey, we've heard of Gary Hart!
We ran this photo we found in our archives a couple of weeks back asking for help identifying the men in the photo, and we quickly got a response that the man on the left was Cliff Wilson, a former...
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 495 495 recommendations | email to a friend
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Race in 16th heating up
Things are getting chippy between the two candidates in the 16th State Senate district race in Queens. Challenger S.J. Jung went hard after incumbent Toby Ann Stavisky's petition signatures in an a...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 491 491 recommendations | email to a friend
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Let's get physical, politicos
It seems like when our city elected officials aren't busy making laws and cutting ribbons and instituting bag fees, there are out there getting their game on. We've been coming across more and more...
Aug 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 490 490 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jung guns: challenger challenges petitions
It's not easy to get on the ballot here in New York State. The complicated set of rules that govern the petitioning process are deliberately set up to thwart potential challengers to established ca...
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 501 501 recommendations | email to a friend
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But what's on the piece of paper?
We ran this undated file photo from our archives here a couple of weeks ago, and oft-contributor Larry Penner and Jeff Gottlieb of the Central Queens Historical Association sent in information on t...
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 482 482 recommendations | email to a friend
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One for the road, assemblyman!
Here's a photo that showed up in our inbox about a month ago that we forgot to share with you, but seeing as how Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder will be leaving his post this year for a job in governmen...
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 479 479 recommendations | email to a friend
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