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Astoria Characters: The Thanks-Giving Guy
Nov 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Chick-N-Soup is at 30-12 Astoria Blvd. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When Lou Romano Trujillo looks out over the tables at Chick-N-Soup, all he can think of is his g...
Have You Suffered from a Catastrophic Injury?
Nov 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
Why Is Legal Help Vital for Catastrophic Injuries? People who suffer from catastrophic injuries are typically saddled with exorbitant medical costs, lost income and other financial hardships. Howev...
Bronx Hit and Run Accidents Result in Serious Injury and Death
Nov 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Hit and run Accidents Are Common in the Bronx In September of 2018, major media networks reported three fatal hit-and-run accidents in the Bronx: September 3.   A car near the intersection of the C...
Recent Hit and Run Accidents that Occurred in Queens, New York
Nov 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
Why Hit and Run Accidents Can Be So Devastating A hit and run accident leaves the injured victim abandoned at the scene of the accident. While any serious car accident is a traumatic experience, be...
Proving That Your Injury Was Work-Related
Nov 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City |   Bronx   | Brooklyn |   Queens   Workers’ Compensation Lawyers In the aftermath of a work-related injury, one of the first things you’ll likely do is file a workers’ compensation c...
Employment Ad Discrimination: Where to Draw the Lines
Nov 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
Facebook Faces Allegations of Job Ads that Discriminate Against Women When an employer creates an ad that excludes a protected class, grounds often exist for a discrimination lawsuit. For example, ...
Astoria Characters: The Print Promoter
Nov 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling K.Y. is from Hong Kong. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling The first thing you notice about K.Y. Chow is his apron. It’s green, the color of a forest in deep shade. He po...
The Million Women March on Washington: Another Moment in History
Nov 09, 2018 | 12 12 comments | 537 537 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:US Coachways   Bus Rental   The Million Women March on Washington: Another Moment in History Million Women March Gets the Nation’s Attention Is the Million Women March on Washington going to...
Hurricane Irma | How Vital Buses Are Before and After Hurricanes
Nov 09, 2018 | 7 7 comments | 555 555 recommendations | email to a friend
Hurricane Irma | How Vital Buses Are Before and After Hurricanes September 6, 2017 Bus Rental ,     Florida Governor Rick Scott issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency in all 67 co...
Astoria Characters: The Acting Cafe Owner
Nov 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Sonbobs is at 34-15 28th Ave. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling After she takes a tray of pineapple coconut muffins out of the oven, Sonnie Brown concentrates on the fro...

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Ethan Felder, Queens Coalition for Solidarity
Ethan Felder wants people whom he says are targeted by the Trump administration to know that Queens has their back. The Forest Hills native and labor attorney founded Queens Coalition for Solidarit...
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 399 399 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stacey Eliuk, Queens County Young Democrats
Maspeth native Stacey Eliuk had her political awakening at Townsend Harris High School, right around the time the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan stirred fiery debates. She took her interests to Queen...
Feb 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 423 423 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dr. Debbie Almontaser, Muslim Community Network
When Dr. Debbie Almontaser heard about President Donald Trump’s executive action to suspend travel for seven predominantly Muslim countries, her first thought was how it was going to affect the loc...
Feb 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 422 422 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richard Melnick, Greater Astoria Historical Society
On March 11, historian Richard Melnick plans to conduct a walking tour over the Triboro Bridge in celebration of the centennial of Hell Gate Bridge. The Amtrak-owned bridge first opened in 1917. Me...
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 432 432 recommendations | email to a friend
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Michael Reid, Astoria Ally Alliance
Since the election of President Donald Trump, many Americans have mobilized in an effort to resist his administration and its policies. Nationally, women and men from across the country gathered in...
Jan 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 443 443 recommendations | email to a friend
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Andre Stith, Organizing Director for Zone 126
Growing up in the Astoria Houses, Andre Stith knew everybody. He knew all of the kids who grew up in the public housing development, and even their parents. “If you live inside a NYCHA development ...
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 336 336 recommendations | email to a friend
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Peter Tu, Flushing Chinese Business Association
When Peter Tu began organizing the Flushing Lunar New Year Parade in 1996, only a mere 2,000 people stopped watched. This year, he expects more than 10,000 revelers to brave the cold for the annual...
Jan 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 523 523 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alex Chen, Student Union President
On a cold and blistery Thursday afternoon, Townsend Harris High School senior Alex Chen took the microphone to deliver a clear message: Rosemarie Jahoda isn’t fit to lead the school. The 17-year-ol...
Dec 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 509 509 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lester Lin, Founder/City Mission
When the news broke that the city converted the former Pan American Hotel in Elmhurst into a homeless shelter, enraged neighbors turned out to protest the decision. But one local instead preached c...
Dec 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 528 528 recommendations | email to a friend
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Claudia Guglielmo, Asthma Coalition of Queens
Claudia Guglielmo wants people to know that asthma is chronic and that there’s no cure for the respiratory illness. Guglielmo is the director of the Asthma Coalition of Queens, which was establishe...
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 580 580 recommendations | email to a friend
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Margaret Gibson, Library Assistant Manager
Monday was a good day for Margaret Gibson of East Elmhurst. Gibson, the assistant manager at the East Elmhurst public library, attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the library’s renovation and ...
Dec 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 510 510 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pilisam Balli, Food Action Board
Like many struggling New Yorkers, Pilisam Balli just needs someone to take a chance on him. The 30-year-old Bronx resident is a member of the Food Action Board, a program where food-insecure people...
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 486 486 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harpreet Singh Toor, Sikh Cultural Society
President-elect Donald Trump’s rise to political prominence has produced a shockwave throughout the country, including in his home borough of Queens. It has also inspired a wave of hate crimes and ...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 488 488 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tenzin Tsering, Energy Tech High School
If all goes according to plan, Tenzin Tsering will be the first engineer in his family. The 18-year-old East Elmhurst resident has always been interested in working with electricity. The interest s...
Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 451 451 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mohini Mishra, Selfhelp Managing Director
For the past dozen years, Mohini Mishra has been focused on helping seniors in Queens. Starting as a social worker and now as the managing director for housing and Naturally Occurring Retirement Co...
Nov 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 442 442 recommendations | email to a friend
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