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Statistics Tell the Story of Why Texting While Driving Causes Accidents
May 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
by John Fazzini   Statistics Tell the Story of Why Texting While Driving Causes Accidents Forty-eight states (all except Missouri and Montana) have banned texting while driving for all drivers. Mis...
Astoria Characters: The Schooled Stylist
May 21, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Janete is the owner of Janete’s Hair Studio. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Janete Chris is arranging silver scissors on a mirrored tray at her styling station. Cutti...
What Does Your Geographic Location Have to Do with SEO?
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 219 219 recommendations | email to a friend
Location Based Marketing When you do a search, what do you type into the search box? Well, it depends on what you’re searching. If you’re going to purchase something from an online store, you proba...
Tips to Prevent Bicycle Accidents in the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Long Island
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 203 203 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Safety Prevention for Bike Riding New York City has numerous bicycles on the road, and as time goes along, the number continues to increase. The   DOH (Departmen...
Preventing Swimming Pool Injuries
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 208 208 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP   What Are the Risks for Swimming Pool Injuries? As warmer weather arrives, swimming pools become a favorite form of recreation for people across the country. Ho...
Biometrics and Employee Identification
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 179 179 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans New York City Has Proposed a Biometrics Privacy Law Biometrics is a new technology identification system being used by a variety of industries for various purposes. The primary...
What is the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA)?
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 190 190 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans New York Passed GENDA in January, 2019 With the passage of GENDA, LGBTQ youth and transgender individuals have protection against discrimination and harassment based on New Yor...
#MeTOO? A Guide to What Exactly Constitutes Sexual Harassment in New York
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
As brought to light during the course of the #MeToo movement, it is illegal to harass an employee or even a job applicant in New York State due to that person’s sex or gender.  However, some of the...
A Vietnam Veterans wish for this Memorial Day 2019
May 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 271 271 recommendations | email to a friend
Photos Of The Vietnam War: The Real Story   David Ralph Retuya The Vietnam War is one of the most bloody and controversial wars in U.S history. To stop the rapid spread of the Soviet political infl...
Astoria Characters: The Shy Actor
May 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
By Nancy A. Ruhling Ben’s first love is music. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Ben Rogers is a real shy guy. At least that’s what he says. He has no trouble being on a stage – he is, after all,...

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Ferry won’t look at Astoria to UES connection until 2021
Brooklyn Navy Yard stop added to current route
May 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIC street renamed for Hunters Point civic leader
The intersection of Vernon Boulevard and 49th Avenue in Long Island City will forever be known as Terri Mona Adams Way. On Saturday, Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer joined neighbors and Adams’ family t...
May 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chamber hosts annual Biz Expo at Citi Field
While the Mets were on the road on May 16, Queens residents headed to Citi Field for a day of networking. The Queens Chamber of Commerce held its annual Business Expo & Luncheon in the stadium’s Fo...
May 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ferry won’t look at Astoria to UES connection until 2021
A proposal floated by the Durst Organization to extend the Astoria ferry line to the Upper East Side doesn’t only have support in Manhattan, but in Queens as well.
May 21, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Actor Who Plays Shy Off the Stage
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May 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria residents rally to save Key Food
Landlord wants to replace supermarket with Target
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Leaders vow to fight closure of Astoria senior center
Administration says senior clubs were “underutilized”
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Groups call for more enforcement on illegal parking
Organization pitches automated pilot program for infractions
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Challenger to take on Nolan in primary
A longtime Queens elected official will face a primary challenge for the first time in a decade. Last week, Long Island City resident Mary Jobaida announced that she will take on Assemblywoman Cath...
May 10, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Court Square rallies for permanent home for library
Granted sublease extension until March 2020
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The Chess Master Planning His Next Move
Evan Rabin made his first career move when he was seven. All he did was play a game of chess. “My older brother and my dad taught me to move the pieces,” says Evan, the founder of Manhattan-based P...
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Cyclists, pedestrians call for more room on Queensboro
Want vehicle lane reserved for alternative modes of transit
May 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parents want stop sign near St. Sebastian’s school
Say busy intersection is dangerous for students
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State pols introduce bill to legalize e-bikes, scooters
Immigrant delivery workers share their horror stories
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Ravenswood kids enjoy new basketball court
$350,000 project funded through participatory budgeting
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