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Astoria Characters: The Paper Engineer
Sep 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Gene is a paper engineer/graphic designer/illustrator. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling From the stack of books on his desk, Gene Vosough brings forth a gold-tooled tom...
Register Now for Fall Dance in Forest Hills!
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
The fall session of children's dance classes at the Commonpoint Queens Central Queens School of Dance begins this Sunday, September 15. Space is still available in our Sunday Ballet/Tap class for 5...
Elevator Accident: New York Premises Liability Law
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
Tragic Elevator Accident from a Legal Perspective A fatal elevator accident occurred at a 23-story Manhattan apartment building near the end of August. The elevator malfunction killed a 30-year old...
Falls from Ladders Can Result in Serious Injury or Death
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Safety Tips from OSHA to Avoid Falling from a Ladder Falls from ladders are the leading cause of death in the construction industry. In fact, according to   OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Adm...
The Van De Water Law Firm, P.C. Opens New Office
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 618 618 recommendations | email to a friend
The Long Island firm has relocated its office to Woodbury, New York Press Release - updated: Sep 11, 2019 20:28 EDT WOODBURY, N.Y., September 11, 2019 (Newswire.com) - The Van De Water Law Firm, P....
Details of the NY Anti-Sexual Harassment Law for 2019
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The New NY Anti-Sexual Harassment Law: What Employers Should Know Additional New York State anti-sexual harassment law protections came into existence in August 2019. Under the new law, sexual hara...
NY Anti-Sexual Harassment Training
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Have You and Your Employees Done the NY Current Anti-Sexual Harassment Training? NY State law requires that employers do Anti-Sexual Harassment training, based on a law signed into effect in 2018. ...
Astoria Characters: The Guy Who Saved the Cat That Fell From the Sky
Sep 10, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
By now, most of you probably have heard the story. Phil Cappadora was on his bicycle making a Postmates food delivery at noon on July 25 on 27 th Street and Hoyt Avenue when he heard about an injur...
How Entrancei can bring you Success
Sep 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 322 322 recommendations | email to a friend
In order to attain crystal clear concepts one must have excellent command over class 7 science . The tireless work is done by teachers at Entrancei in order to provide the solution to every questio...
Astoria Characters: The Green-Juice Gardener
Sep 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 180 180 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Robert is the founder of the juice business The Highest Good. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “Try this.” Robert Urban plucks a little leaf off the sorrel next to his ...

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The Paper-Sculpture Artist
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Sep 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria Characters celebrates 10th anniversary
Ten years ago, journalist Nancy Ruhling began profiling residents, small businesses and contributors in Astoria. She runs the weekly columns, which she called “Astoria Characters,” on The Huffingto...
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Restaurant-themed escape room opens in Queens
Business is fourth venture by LIC restaurateurs
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Queens Chamber launches pop-up program
Delivers services for neighborhood small businesses
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New York City Guitar School opens new location
Astoria site is company’s first ground-floor spot
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Advocates rally for safety on Thomson Ave.
On the first day of classes at LaGuardia Community College, the school’s administration rallied with street safety advocates to demand more traffic-calming measures in the surrounding area. The ral...
Sep 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pancyprian Association proposes new theater
The Pancyprian Association of America is seeking to build a new performance space in Astoria. Founded in 1975, the Astoria-based group runs six divisions, including youth soccer teams, a women’s is...
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The Guy Who Saved the Cat That Fell From the Sky
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Newtown Creek-focused curriculum expands in schools
Program developed by local environmental organizations
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Pol calls for protective netting along Triborough path
Pens letter to MTA requesting safety actions
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Parks begins Hallets Cove Playground reconstruction
A $2.2 million project to rebuild the Hallets Cove Playground in Astoria is underway. Last Thursday, the Parks Department joined Borough President Melinda Katz, Councilman Costa Constantinides, and...
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Elmhurst Hospital begins ambulatory surgery expansion
A $5.5 million project to construct a new ambulatory surgery center at Elmhurst Hospital has officially broken ground. Last Friday morning, local elected officials joined the hospital’s leaders and...
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The Green-Juice Gardener
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New Kosciuszko Bridge fully open
Five in the morning is usually an unexceptional time in the boroughs, but for thousands of drivers last Thursday, it was a 5 a.m. that couldn’t come soon enough. That was when the time the second p...
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Queens company had hand in new Kosciuszko Bridge
Last week marked the completion of one of the borough’s most anticipated infrastructure projects, the Kosciuszko Bridge, which opened last Thursday. When the New York State Department of Transporta...
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