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Astoria Characters: The Guy Who Likes Pi and Pizza Pie
Oct 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Walid is the owner of Macoletta. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling "Not all pizza is created equal,” says Walid Idriss as he sprinkles flour on the countertop and places...
Being Italian American Is In The DNA Of My Being And Of My Work… An Interview With Playwright And Director Charles Messina
Oct 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
  Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena (Courtesy L'Idea Magazine NY) Charles Messina Charles Messina  is an American playwright, screenwriter, and director. Born in Greenwich Village, of Italian-Ame...
New Medical Fee Schedule for New York Workers’ Compensation Claims
Oct 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
Worker’s Compensation Board Proposes New Medical Fee Schedule Board Seeks Comments before Finalizing Fee Schedule Changes Queens |NYC| Brooklyn |Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers If you’ve been i...
Bedsores Due to Nursing Home Neglect – Frequently Asked Questions
Oct 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
What Systems Should Hospital Staff Follow to Monitor Medical Conditions? Monitoring a medical condition in a patient requires following set medical standards and guidelines that have been establish...
EMPLOYMENT LAW ALERT: EMPLOYER COMPLIANCE WITH NEW SEXUAL HARASSMENT LAWS COMMENCES ON OCTOBER 9, 2018
Oct 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
A BRIEF BY COMPREHENSIVE OVERVIEW OF WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO COMPLY WITH THE NEWLY ENACTED NEW YORK STATE AND NEW YORK CITY SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING LAWS Author:   CHRISTOPHER L. VAN DE WATER, E...
Paycheck Deductions: What Is Legal in New York?
Oct 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
Understanding NY Laws about Paycheck Deductions Laws vary from state to state regarding deducting for loans or legitimate business losses from an employee’s paycheck. New York has very strict labor...
Astoria Characters: The Bakers Who Are Sweet on Each Other
Oct 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Gian Piero is at 44-17 30th Ave. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling It is pouring down rain, but Michael Dellapolla , the owner of Gian Piero Bakery , doesn’t notice the ...
1031 Exchange Property of the Year!
Oct 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview with experienced Broker Jim Turano who just completed his 40 year in the business. Investing with Real Estate Properties that give you a minimum of a 7% Cap rate of return and in addition...
Astoria Characters: Vinny and Suzy and the Harley
Oct 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Vinny and Suzy get ready to ride. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “Wanna go for a ride?” Suzy runs circles around the living room coffee table, yes, yes, YES! Satisfie...
How Would You Know Whether Your Newborn Suffered from Hypoxia and Asphyxia?
Sep 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 272 272 recommendations | email to a friend
Symptoms of Birth Hypoxia or Asphyxia that Parents Should Be Aware of Birth hypoxia and asphyxia both refer to lack of oxygen to the brain in a fetus. This can occur right before, during or immedia...

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Jared Jeffries, Former NY Knick
Former NBA veteran Jared Jeffries is quite fond of his time in New York. The ex-pro spent six of his 13 seasons, broken into two separate stints, with the New York Knicks. He was a defensive stalwa...
Mar 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 310 310 recommendations | email to a friend
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Malcolm Xavier Combs, Christ the King Senior
Malcolm Xavier Combs has had quite a month. The senior at Christ the King High School gained national attention when school officials wouldn’t allow him to print “Malcolm X” on his senior sweatshir...
Feb 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 229 229 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paul Schottenhamel, American Legion
After serving for decades in the U.S. military, Paul Schottenhamel continues to serve his country and local community through advocacy for veterans. After enlisting in the U.S. Army in April 1968 a...
Feb 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 215 215 recommendations | email to a friend
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Susan Gerner, Family Court Attorney
Family court attorney Susan Gerner is an expert in her field. Her Jamaica-based business specializes in cases on custody, visitation, child support, guardianship and all matters related to family c...
Feb 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 209 209 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richard Khuzami, Old Astoria Neighborhood Association
Longtime Astoria resident Richard Khuzami wears many hats: community leader, artist and diversity advocate. He combines all of his interests to better his community. “I’ve always felt that politics...
Feb 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 194 194 recommendations | email to a friend
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Len Maniace, Jackson Heights Beautification Group
Since 1988, the Jackson Heights Beautification Group has worked to preserve, revitalize and care for the neighborhood. Len Maniace, who was president of the organization for the last four years, su...
Jan 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 321 321 recommendations | email to a friend
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James Cella, Douglaston Resident
When James Cella first walked into the tudor house at the corner of Depew Avenue in Douglaston 27 years ago, he knew he was going to live there. Tucked away in a remote corner of Queens, the proper...
Jan 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 230 230 recommendations | email to a friend
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Troy Walcott, Striking Spectrum Tech
Ten months ago, Bedford-Stuyvesant resident Troy Walcott worked as a survey technician. His job was to locate areas without cable service and find ways to provide service. But since members of the ...
Jan 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 234 234 recommendations | email to a friend
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Breeana Mulligan, Queens County Young Democrats
In the age of Donald Trump, young people across the city and country are voting, marching and getting involved in politics For Breeana Mulligan, communications director of the Queens County Young D...
Jan 10, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 173 173 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nick Fiorito, Blankets of Hope
What began as a family volunteer project has transformed into a philanthropic initiative to help the homeless. Nick and Mike Fiorito, two brothers from Bay Ridge, started a program called “Blankets...
Jan 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 212 212 recommendations | email to a friend
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Abrar Hussain, CEC 24 Student Representative
It’s difficult to find a more accomplished young man than Abrar Hussain. A senior at Grover Cleveland High School, Hussain’s list of extracurricular activities will make your head spin. He’s on the...
Dec 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 174 174 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ernie Searle, Friends of Ridgewood Library
Like many bookworms, Ernie Searle says he grew up in a library. It’s only fitting that now the bibliophile is president of the Friends of Ridgewood Library. A support group for the library, it prov...
Dec 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 203 203 recommendations | email to a friend
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Manuela Zamora, NY Sun Works
In a dense urban environment like New York City, most students won’t get the opportunity to learn about sustainable farming and food production. Manuela Zamora is working to change that. Zamora is ...
Dec 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dex Rho, Nike Analytics Manager
Dex Rho is all about the passion. As an analytics manager for Nike, his role is to strategically think about and improve how the company does business. He looks into the inner workings of every asp...
Dec 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 194 194 recommendations | email to a friend
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Neil Davis, Singer/Songwriter
For singer and songwriter Neil Davis, it all started when he got a toy keyboard for Christmas. The Douglaston native taught himself how to play, and before he knew it he turned his passion into a c...
Nov 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 187 187 recommendations | email to a friend
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