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How to Clean a Diamond Ring the Right Way
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
If you have been struggling to sell diamonds for top price, the chances are that you’ve been cleaning your ring incorrectly. Remember nothing can sell diamonds quite like that shiny sparkle and lus...
Astoria Characters: The Honey Harvesters
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Ashley and Nick are the owners of Astor Apiaries. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Nick Hoefly isn’t wearing gloves. His wife, Ashley , points this out as she pulls on ...
Texting and Driving FAQs
Jun 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
Texting and Driving Is the Most Alarming Form of Distracted Driving Texting and driving includes reading text messages, emails or online material or writing or composing messages on a mobile device...
Misclassifying Workers as Independent Contractors
Jun 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
How Would Your Small Business Fare with the IRS for Worker Status? Did you know that misclassifying workers is one of the top problems that small business owners face? Many small businesses hire in...
Astoria Characters: The Successful Actor You've Never Heard Of
Jun 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Neal is an actor and a lawyer. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling You’ve probably never heard of Neal Arluck . And it’s highly unlikely that you’d recognize his face. The...
Astoria Characters: The Illustrator
Jun 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Keiko is from Jakara, Indonesia. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “I like to collect things,” says Keiko Nabila . She mentions this as she walks past the floor-to-ceili...
Bringing Back the draft for young men 18 years of age
May 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Why they should bring back the draft-specifically for men only at 18 years age. Too many young men still living at home with no job, no inspiration, no motivation, and just flat out existing. In my...
Astoria Characters: The Drummer Whose Heartbeat Is Science
May 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Greg is a pharmacist who plays the conga. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling For Greg Stein , everything started to come together about a decade ago. What happened was no...
Astoria Characters: Cadillac Man
May 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Cadillac Man wrote Land of the Lost Souls: My Life on the Streets . Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Tom Wagner , cap and coat in hand, is itching to get outside. He wa...
Do Your Work Policies Discriminate Between Men and Women?
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 607 607 recommendations | email to a friend
One Set of Rules for Men and a Different Set of Rules for Women Having company policies that discriminate between men and women can be lethal for an employer in today’s work environment. If you hav...

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Blissville residents voice opposition to new shelter
Dozens of Blissville residents expressed their opposition to a new homeless shelter during a public meeting hosted by the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) last Thursday. The facility, which wi...
Mar 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB4 votes down 82nd Street development rezoning
Residents, activists speak out against 'devastating' project
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Students join congressman to demand gun reform legislation
Youth speak out against inaction in Washington
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City to purchase, convert Sunnyside “eyesore” into park
Vacant lot needs City Council approval for rezoning
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The Private Eye Who’s Probed the World
Once, Clarissa McNair had to convince a Diamond District dealer that she was a shop owner eager to buy his designer knockoffs. Another time, she played the widow of a Tiffany-glass collector to see...
Mar 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community calls for safety measures on Center Blvd.
Brooklyn crash renews concerns about traffic dangers
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Congressional candidate looks to shake up establishment
Bronx native hopes to defy the odds in Democratic primary
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Longtime Democratic official seeks Assembly seat
Melissa Sklarz takes on incumbent Brian Barnwell
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The Man Who Sees the Art in Everyday Life
ASTORIA CHARACTERS
Mar 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Businesses sound off on loss of parking on Roosevelt
82nd Street Partnership to fight city’s pilot program
Mar 06, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big Ten Network funds Astoria basketball court renovation
Colorful mural designed by Williamsburg artist
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Astoria pol unveils affordable senior housing proposal
Vows to compete project by end of his term
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Transit advocates give a civics lesson on MTA crisis
Woodside resident Shithi Chowdhury summed up her normal commute with one word: terrible. Last Wednesday, she waited 10 minutes for a 7 train to arrive. Chowdhury works in Manhattan, so she relies o...
Mar 06, 2018 | 2 2 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hundreds turn out of 19th annual St. Pats for All Parade
Hundreds of residents and community groups turned out for the 19th annual St. Pats for All Parade in Sunnyside and Woodside last Sunday to celebrate inclusion and Irish culture. The parade featured...
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The Woman Who Has Started a Brand-New Life
Wow! There have been a lot of changes – boom, boom, boom! — in Tiffany Gentry’s life lately. So caught up has Tiffany been in the whirlwind of everything new that she hasn’t really had time to proc...
Mar 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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