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Astoria Characters: The Music Maker
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Guillermo is a flutist. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling The flute was not Guillermo Laporta ’s first choice. Guillermo, the co-founder of the multidisciplinary music e...
How Can Lawyers Get in Trouble Over Sex?
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro , Affair At Work The most shameful case in recent history was Thomas Lowe, an Egan, MN attorney representing a divorce client, who had an affair with her that lasted seven months. ...
What’s the “Freelance Isn’t Free” Law About?
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro , Freelance Isn't Free If this is the Company’s Attitude about paying you… …What Should your Attitude be like? It’s about protection for Freelancers being paid for their work in NY...
Lockheed Martin Age Discrimination Lawsuit | $51.5 Million in Damages
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
In January 2017, a federal jury in Camden, NJ awarded a verdict of $51.5 million against Lockheed Martin for alleged age discrimination. Law.com   reported that the lawsuit claimed Lockheed Martin ...
WHAT IS THE NEW YORK WOMEN’S EQUALITY AGENDA?
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans In October 2015, New York passed eight bills that were known as the Women’s Equality Agenda. Seven of the provisions of this law went into effect on January 19, 2016. As an emp...
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Astoria Characters: The Tiffany Curator
Apr 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Lindsy’s the director/curator of The Neustadt. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling From the more than 250,000 pieces of Tiffany art glass at The Neustadt , Lindsy Parrott ...
Astoria Characters: The Words Worker
Apr 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
In a corner of her living room, in the shelter of a makeshift cubicle, Tracy Sayre sits typing on her 5-year-old black Toshiba laptop. Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Tracy is the founder of Writers Work...
Cheesy Bacon Cheeseburger Subs Recipe
Mar 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
When I'm not working on my many businesses, I'm in the kitchen, cookin' up somethin' good! My husband is like a big ol' kid, he is very picky when it comes to food. So, I like to throw together my ...
Astoria Characters: The Voice Teacher
Mar 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Oliver is the founder and director of the Long Island City Academy of Music. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Ah, where to begin? Oliver Söhngen has much to say so he s...

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The Man Who Gives Art and Music the Same Stage
The flute was not Guillermo Laporta’s first choice. Guillermo, the co-founder of the multidisciplinary music ensemble CreArtBox, would have preferred playing the piano. He was eight, and he didn’t ...
Apr 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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SBS grants to assist local business organizations
The Department of Small Business Services (SBS) last week announced a $1 million grant that will fund 34 neighborhood development projects. Each $30,000 grant will be awarded to community-based org...
Apr 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials unveil safety changes along Astoria Boulevard
Officials from the Department of Transportation (DOT) joined Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras-Copeland and community members on Monday to unveil street improvements along Astoria Boulevard in East Elm...
Apr 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Calls for changes at Sunnyside intersection after two cyclists struck
After two cyclists were struck by motorists at the same location in a ten-day span, one of whom was killed and another now fighting for his life, community members are demanding changes to the inte...
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Governor signs legislation for tuition-free college program
Hillary Clinton joins Cuomo for bill-signing ceremony
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The Curator of the Tiffany-Glass Museum
ASTORIA CHARACTERS
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Officials break ground on Corona Plaza renovations
New space expected to open next spring
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Victims speak out against violence on transgender community
Recovering from a recent attack, two survivors of a hate crime in Jackson Heights last month spoke out against violence directed at the transgender community. Gabriela and Nayra, both transgender w...
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Jackson Heights businesses affected by Immigration fears
Jackson Heights is home to numerous businesses that cater to the neighborhood's large immigrant population. However, the recent political climate regarding immigration has created fear among its re...
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Skanska Invests $1.8 Million to Repair and Improve Elmjack Little League Fields
Skanska USA and Skanska-Walsh, part of the LaGuardia Gateway Partners team constructing LaGuardia Airport Central Terminal B, and New York City Council Member Costa Constantinides joined hundreds o...
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The Woman Who Makes Words Work for Her
In a corner of her living room, in the shelter of a makeshift cubicle, Tracy Sayre sits typing on her five-year-old black Toshiba laptop. The desk is small; the sign she faces – Writers Work – is l...
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Local group hosts panel on Willets Point redevelopment
Urges residents to pack courthouse for April 25th hearing
Apr 04, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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City to move ahead with 111th Street safety plan
Mayor takes questions at Corona town hall
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Variety honors longtime Astoria Houses leader
Part of club’s new “Community Heroes” initiative
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BP speaks at Hunters Point civic meeting
Borough President Melinda Katz stopped by the Hunters Point Civic Association on Monday night to speak about local issues with residents. Katz noted that the greater Long Island City area has 19,00...
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