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Astoria Characters: The High-Flying Acrobat by Nruhling
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 scale a giant London Plane tree in Ditmars Park. This probably isn’t a good idea. Anything could happ...
Astoria Characters: The Guy Sitting in the Court Square Diner by Nruhling
Jan 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 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 likely to see   Hugh Carragher . He’s the tall, white-haired gentleman sitting at the corner counter...
CFB_1031_exchange.png REAL ESTATE-PRICES ARE PEEKING IN ASTORIA by godfather
Jan 08, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 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 investment property with only 3 rentals. And not a 1031 exchange property for sure. Yet the ads are on Cr...
95TY_2018Flyer___UPDATED.jpg W.O.R.K.S Little League 2018 Registration by WORKSLittleLeague
Jan 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 161 161 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 Richmond Hill and Woodhaven since 1958. In the year 2002 we merged with Ozone Wakefield Little League. We...
Astoria Characters: The Baker Who Makes Edible Art by Nruhling
Jan 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 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 chocolate chip cookie on a plate then adds a raspberry-blueberry-almond scone for good measure. To compen...
Frequently Asked Questions about Mesothelioma in the Workplace by cjleclaire
Dec 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 194 194 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 Mesothelioma is exposure to asbestos. The   World Health Organization estimates that as 125 million peop...
Answers to Common Questions about Cancer Caused by Work Exposure to Asbestos by cjleclaire
Dec 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 190 190 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. This page answers many of the frequently asked about asbestos and its link to cancer. Q: What is asb...
Driving Tips for Winter Weather by cjleclaire
Dec 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 206 206 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 winter driving conditions range from freezing rain, sleet, snow or simply temperature drops where wet su...
WHAT WOULD RAISING THE MINIMUM WAGE MEAN FOR THE RESTAURANT INDUSTRY? by cjleclaire
Dec 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 220 220 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 took place in Maine last summer that is worthy of note regarding minimum wages. According to   The ...
Astoria Characters: The Portrait Photographer by Nruhling
Dec 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 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 artfully and carefully composed. The people in them are merely props meant to blend in with their s...