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Leo Vadalà’s “Some Grief, Some Joy” Will Move The Reader...
Jan 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
Review by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Historical fiction  is a literary genre in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past. The term is commonly used as a synonym for the  historical n...
Astoria Characters: The Salsa Master
Jan 18, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Nancy A. Ruhling Jean Franco’s the owner of Salsa In Queens. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Salsa In Queens is going to open soon, so Jean Franco Vergaray grabs a broom and starts sweeping the...
The Ever Changing World of Web Design & Websites
Jan 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
A Brief Look Back and Look Forward at Websites It's a fact that the world of web design and websites is ever changing. New improvements in design and technology emerge all the time. Can you imagine...
How Important Is ADA Compliance for Your Website?
Jan 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
ADA Non-Compliance and The Beyonce Website Lawsuit According to the   Hollywood Reporter , the lawsuit alleges that visually impaired users do not have equal access to the website’s products and se...
Assault Injuries and Premises Liability — Negligent Security, Muggings, Sexual Assault Long Island
Jan 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
Is a Property Owner Liable for Your Assault Injuries? Negligent security is a category of law that falls under premises liability. It refers to the property owner’s negligence in maintaining secure...
Age Discrimination: ADEA Becomes More Far Reaching
Jan 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
The Supreme Court Rules that ADEA Applies to All Government Levels In October 2018, the Supreme Court reached a decision that made the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) cover a broad scop...
A Look Back on Sexual Harassment Charges in 2018
Jan 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
EEOC Sexual Harassment Charges Statistics Surged The increase in sexual harassment lawsuits brought by the EEOC was 50 percent higher in 2018 than they were in 2017. The EEOC filed 66 harassment la...
Astoria Characters: The Daughter Who Took Over the Family Business
Jan 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Gerri is the owner of AirLogix. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When Gerri Domenikos was growing up, she always figured that she would go into the family’s commercial ...
Astoria Characters: The Yiddish Actor
Jan 01, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling You can see Adam in Fiddler on the Roof . Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When Adam B. Shapiro introduces himself, he makes a big point of emphasizing his middle initi...
Astoria Characters: The Comfort-Food Chef
Dec 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Nick is the executive chef at The Bonnie and Sweet Afton. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Ah, comfort food. Whether it’s mac and cheese or mashed potatoes, it’s what g...

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The Bad Dancer Who Was Seduced by Salsa
Salsa In Queens is going to open soon, so Jean Franco Vergaray grabs a broom and starts sweeping the wooden dance floor. He moves back and forth, back and forth and back and forth again. Over and o...
Jan 18, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Court rules in favor of Target, QNU to appeal
Despite packing the courtroom with more than 50 people, Queens Neighborhoods United suffered a setback in their fight against the construction of a Target in Elmhurst. Along with State Senator Jess...
Jan 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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PS 84 cuts ribbon for new hydroponic lab
Another Astoria school has a new hydroponic lab to boost science education. On Monday morning, students, parents and teachers at PS 84 cut the ribbon to their new green classroom. The lab was funde...
Jan 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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New bill examines feasibility of closing power plants
Legislation calls on city to study possibility of renewables instead
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The Daughter Who Took Over the Family Business
When Gerri Domenikos was growing up, she always figured that she would go into the family’s commercial heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration business. After all, she had been inv...
Jan 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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In new role, Johnson surveys subway riders
Acting public advocate wants feedback from straphangers
Jan 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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QNU takes Target to “the people’s court”
Finds corporation, developers guilty of gentrification
Jan 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amazon pens open letter to LIC
Amazon is starting 2019 with a pledge to New York City. In an open letter to their “future neighbors,” the e-commerce giant detailed some of the promises they are making to Queens residents. “The a...
Jan 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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CityLights residents plead for help from tax burden
State officials say they’re waiting on city approval
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QNU to rally against Elmhurst Target development
Queens Neighborhoods United (QNU) is set to rally against the construction of a Target store in Elmhurst. The rally will take place at Dunningham Triangle next to the construction site on Sunday, J...
Jan 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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A look back at the stories that shaped 2018
Sunnyside fire burns down six stores Tragedy struck Queens during the holiday season, as a massive overnight fire burned down six Queens Boulevard businesses in mid-December. Twelve people, includi...
Jan 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 123 123 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Actor in the Yiddish Version of Fiddler
When Adam B. Shapiro introduces himself, he makes a big point of emphasizing his middle initial, B. You see, Adam’s an actor, and there’s another fellow on the New York stage who has the same name;...
Jan 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Comfort-Food Chef Who Started at 15
Ah, comfort food. Whether it’s mac-and-cheese or mashed potatoes, it’s what gets Nick Testa’s culinary juices flowing like fine wine. “It reminds me of my childhood,” says Nick, who is the executiv...
Dec 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens pols continue push against congestion pricing
But new state senators support idea to fund MTA
Dec 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols push bills to combat sexual harassment
State lawmakers are looking for ways to strengthen New York’s sexual harassment laws. In January, Queens Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas and Bronx State Senator Alessandra Biaggi will introduce a pa...
Dec 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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