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Astoria Characters: The High-Flying Acrobat
Jan 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 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 s...
Astoria Characters: The Guy Sitting in the Court Square Diner
Jan 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 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 ...
REAL ESTATE-PRICES ARE PEEKING IN ASTORIA
Jan 08, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 24 24 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 inves...
W.O.R.K.S Little League 2018 Registration
Jan 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 177 177 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 Richm...
Astoria Characters: The Baker Who Makes Edible Art
Jan 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 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 choco...
Frequently Asked Questions about Mesothelioma in the Workplace
Dec 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 185 185 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 Meso...
Answers to Common Questions about Cancer Caused by Work Exposure to Asbestos
Dec 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 161 161 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. ...
Driving Tips for Winter Weather
Dec 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 194 194 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 wint...
WHAT WOULD RAISING THE MINIMUM WAGE MEAN FOR THE RESTAURANT INDUSTRY?
Dec 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 212 212 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...
Astoria Characters: The Portrait Photographer
Dec 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 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...

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The Guy Who’s Sitting in the Court Square Diner
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 seat closest to the subway. Hugh...
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Elected officials take on Young Democrats in charity game
Raise $1,000 for Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens
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Sunnyside middle school gets finals approvals
Sean and Debra McGowan, have been fighting a battle to get a new middle school in Sunnyside for almost four years. In December of 2017, final approval for the school was granted. It will be complet...
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Councilman Dromm’s mother passes away at age 85
Mary Audrey Gallagher, the mother of Queens Councilman Daniel Dromm, passed away from a heart attack at the age of 85. Gallagher was a founding member of PFLAG/Queens, a support, education and advo...
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Corona community celebrates Three Kings Day
Pols acknowledge need for larger library space
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The Variety Boys & Girls Club and Martin Luther School partner to provide high school sponsorships
At the start of the 2017 high school year, five members of the Variety Boys & Girls Club were selected to receive sponsorships to attend Martin Luther School in Maspeth, Queens.
Jan 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens said goodbye to several prominent figures in 2017
Max Kupferberg Prominent businessman and philanthropist Max Kupferberg passed away in January. He was 97 years old. Kupferberg was raised in Flushing and studied physics at Queens College, where he...
Jan 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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Plaque honors slain custodian in LIC
Thirty-nine years ago, a custodian named Frank Raymond was working in a Human Resources Administration (HRA) Welfare Center in Long Island City when he was shot and killed on the job. Cedrick Raymo...
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The Baker Who Turns Cake Into Edible Art
“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 compensate for all...
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The Portrait Photographer With an Unusual View
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Homeowners to get $183 rebate on water bill: mayor
Homeowners throughout the five boroughs received an early holiday present from the city. Last Wednesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the New York Court of Appeals has upheld the Water Board...
Dec 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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CEC approves renaming PS 330 for Helen Marshall
Council lists top capital priorities
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United Forties hosts holiday party at Sidetracks
The charming interior of Sidetracks along Queens Boulevard in Sunnyside was lit up last week for the United Forties Civic Association Holiday Party. Nearly 60 people were in attendance for the deli...
Dec 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Young Man Nursing a Broken Heart
Romaine Paige is sitting on his bed trying to figure out his future, which may or may not be written on the Whiteboard on his wall. His wife – there has been no wedding ceremony or marriage license...
Dec 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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State to allow trucks to stay on BQE, avoid local roads
Lawmakers tout positive effect on noise, air quality
Dec 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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