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Astoria Characters: The Family at Home in the Kitchen
Dec 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Ovelia is at 34-01 30th Ave.   Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “Would you like me to make breakfast?” Because the asker is   Peter Giannakas , the chef at   Ovelia , t...
What Happens at a Workers' Compensation Hearing and Why Are They Scheduled?
Dec 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
What Happens at a Workers' Compensation Hearing and Why Are They Scheduled? When you've been injured on the job, one of the first things you'll do is notify your employer and file a claim for worke...
Astoria Characters: The Pet Pamperer
Dec 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Central Park Pet Spa is at 38-07 Ditmars Blvd. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Ginger, a toy poodle whose name matches her fur color, prances into   Central Park Pet S...
Astoria Characters: The Watch Doctor
Nov 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Marcel’s the owner of Grand Jewelers. Text and  Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “I am not a watchmaker,”   Marcel Zalaznik   says emphatically. “I am a watch repairer.” A watch...
Hire an experienced Real Estate Broker always
Nov 27, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 168 168 recommendations | email to a friend
November 27, 2017 Middle Village, NY-Most experienced Real Estate Broker, Jim Turano  EXPERIENCE MAKES A DIFFERENCE...................... This month marks my 38th year in the Real Estate Business. ...
EEOC Offers Harassment Prevention and Respectful Workplaces Training
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 233 233 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite legislation and law enforcement, incidents of harassment still occur in the workplace. Often employers are at a loss in knowing how to prevent it. They can’t be everywhere at once to superv...
Answers to Common Questions about Injuries Caused by Contaminated Buildings
Nov 21, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 221 221 recommendations | email to a friend
The common perception is that workers’ compensation claims arise when someone is involved in a work-related accident. Often, however, one of the most debilitating conditions may stem from environme...
Giving Yourself the Best Chance to Win a Workers’ Compensation Claim
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 173 173 recommendations | email to a friend
The Right Preparation to Maximize Your Chance of Winning a Work Comp Claim New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers When you’ve suffered an injury on the job, you hav...
Astoria Characters: The Woman Who Helps the Homeless
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Jordana was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.   Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling It’s really hard for   Jordana Guimaraes   to stay in the same place. Or keep ...
MIDDLE VILLAGE, NEW YORK -A PLACE TO RESIDE IN
Nov 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 226 226 recommendations | email to a friend
MIDDLE VILLAGE, NEW YORK 11379- A neighborhood to be proud of. By Jim Turano resident since 1965 and Real Estate Broker since 1979 When people look for a place to live, this should be the number 1 ...

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Catholic Charities unveils new mobile van at Kids Fun Day
Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens (CCBQ) hosted its 9th annual Kids Fun Day in Astoria last Friday, providing free bookbags, activities and health screenings to local families. Hundreds of ...
Aug 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Family Who Owns the Bel Aire Diner
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Astoria celebrates low crime rates at National Night Out
Local residents turned out in full force on Tuesday night for the annual National Night Out Against Crime at Astoria Park. The nationwide event brings together local police precincts and community ...
Aug 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor, women advocates endorse Moya in Council race
Contest narrows down to two candidates after challenges
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Willets Point shops: “We’re open for business”
Merchants ask city to fix crumbling infrastructure
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The Actor Who Sees Life as His Greatest Stage
“Would you mind if I make breakfast?” Alec Shaw, who is walking around the kitchen in his bare feet, cracks a couple of free-range brown eggs into the skillet. As they are cooking in coconut oil, h...
Aug 03, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Construction underway to renovate Big Bush Park
Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver joined Borough President Melinda Katz and Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer at Woodside’s Big Bush Park last Tuesday to break ground on a $1.8 million reconstruction pr...
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NYC Ferry hits 1 million riders ahead of projections
Astoria Route to launch on August 29
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Pols announce funding for local public schools
Public schools in Astoria will soon receive an infusion of funding for a variety of projects. Councilman Costa Constantinides and Borough President Melinda Katz announced last Thursday morning at T...
Aug 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols, advocates push for speed cameras near schools
After a failed attempt to expand a state law for speed cameras in school zones, elected officials and safety advocates are fighting once again. Mayor Bill de Blasio, State Senator Jose Peralta and ...
Jul 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials break ground on permanent Diversity Plaza
On his last day running City Hall from Queens, Mayor Bill de Blasio joined Councilman Daniel Dromm and city officials to start construction on the new Diversity Plaza in Jackson Heights. The $4.45 ...
Jul 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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The New Retiree Who Beat the Odds
How’s your heart? James Everett puts his hand over his chest and pretends to listen intently for the beat. “Let’s see,” he says. The seconds tick by. “I’m OK,” he announces. The declaration is deli...
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Moya, Monserrate trade blows over Willets Point
Now that they have both released their plans for the future of Willets Point, Assemblyman Francisco Moya and former Councilman Hiram Monserrate have begun the war of words. The two candidates for C...
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Accent Adjustor Who Hears the Difference
Liz Schwartz is sitting on her living room sofa talking about effective communication. She speaks clearly and concisely, choosing her words with care and confidence in this, a casual conversation. ...
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Mayor commits to Steinway Street redesign
Town hall addresses crime, library, transportation
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