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You’ve Just Been Terminated. Do You Think it Was it Because of Your Age?
Mar 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
here May be a Good Change in the Law on the Horizon Author:   Cafaro Verdicts Older people (and “older” is subjective term), who cannot afford the luxury of retirement, are at a much higher risk of...
Astoria Characters: The Soccer Star
Mar 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Jonathan plays for the New York Cosmos. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling The first time New York Cosmos defender Jonathan Borrajo kicked a soccer ball, it was down the ...
THE WEED TRUTH: Recreational Use of Marijuana, even if legalized in New York, Can Still Get You FIRED!
Mar 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
Let’s face it, the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in New York State appears a foregone conclusion.  Both the state Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo are negotiating whether to in...
Luke Perry Dies at 52 of Massive Stroke
Mar 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Webperseverance.com Luke Perry dying of a massive stroke shocked many people. He was a beloved actor known for his roles in   90210   and more recently in the series   Riverdale . It is hard...
Will NYC Pass a Paid Vacation Bill?
Mar 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
Two Weeks of Employee Paid Vacation A paid vacation bill is under consideration and Mayor De Blasio has made a pledge to support the bill. It appears the NYC Earned Safe and Sick Time Act will serv...
The Italian Cookie Comes With A Smile. An Interview Of The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition’s Winner Tina Zaccardi.
Mar 07, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 191 191 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena  For all the friends who had the fortune to taste Tina Zaccardi’s cookies, cakes, and pies, it was not such a big surprise that she had won “The Great American B...
Marijuana Legalization in New York
Mar 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
Governor Cuomo Is Supporting the Legalization of Marijuana If the legislature passes the Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act, Governor Cuomo believes it could generate $300 million in revenue a ye...
All Parks in Queens NY
Mar 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 234 234 recommendations | email to a friend
A great resource of almost  all (372) parks in Queens NY . Parks can be filtered by Neighborhood, Facilities, and Size.   Each park has an address and a link to Google Maps. To get a holistic view ...
Astoria Characters: The Sisters Who Are Raising Astoria
Mar 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Eleni, left, and Thekla are the owners of Raising Astoria. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Perhaps it’s because they have young children. Maybe it’s due to the fact th...
Are Dehydration and Malnutrition a Form of Nursing Home Neglect?
Mar 01, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 208 208 recommendations | email to a friend
Dehydration and Malnutrition in New York Nursing Homes Dehydration and malnutrition are one of the most common types of nursing home abuse. What Is Dehydration? Dehydration is rapid loss of body fl...

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Dudley Stewart, Jackson Heights Green Alliance
Jackson Heights resident Dudley Stewart had only lived in the neighborhood for two years before helping form a new community-based organization. In 2007, Stewart, along with other local parents, st...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 553 553 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richard Mazur, North Brooklyn Development Corporation
Richard Mazur has seen all of the changes to Greenpoint since 1950. He is the executive director of the North Brooklyn Development Corporation, a neighborhood preservation group that seeks to impro...
Apr 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 541 541 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maurice Clayton, Visual/Vocal Artist
Jackson Heights resident Maurice Clayton has only lived in Jackson Heights for six years, but he’s already embedded in its civic life. Last week, Clayton helped honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther ...
Apr 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 560 560 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mark Christie, Friends of Gantry Plaza State Park
Mark Christie helped create the Friends of Gantry Plaza State Park group nearly two decades ago because he wanted to take care of the green space by the East River waterfront. “We were the eyes and...
Apr 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 517 517 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marc Lyons, Astoria Film Festival
Growing up, Marc Lyons didn’t play sports like many other kids. Instead, he expressed his creativity with a camera in his hands. Now a local filmmaker, Lyons is shaping young artists at the Variety...
Mar 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 506 506 recommendations | email to a friend
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Michal Naumowicz, Polish American Voter Registration Drive
Maspeth resident Michal Naumowicz often feels like he’s one of the few Polish-Americans on his block to vote and be civically engaged. Now he wants to change that. Naumowicz is coordinating a proje...
Mar 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 552 552 recommendations | email to a friend
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Winston Mitchell, Brownsville Recreation Center
Though he just started playing pickleball five months ago, Brownsville Recreation Center member Winston Mitchell is a fan of the game. “It’s good for the mind, the body and everything,” he said. He...
Mar 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 432 432 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 555 555 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 | 496 496 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 | 457 457 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 | 440 440 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 | 456 456 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 | 557 557 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 | 488 488 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 | 477 477 recommendations | email to a friend
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