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Astoria Characters: The Kid Entrepreneurs
Mar 21, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Izzy collects Magic, The Gathering cards. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Izzy Weitzman is sitting at the kitchen table putting Magic, The Gathering cards into packets...
NYC Poster Printing: The What, Why & How
Mar 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 160 160 recommendations | email to a friend
 Posters are a simple an effective method of advertising your product or service. It can be useful for small business and large corporations alike. They are less expensive than other forms of adver...
The Use of Social Media in Personal Injury Litigation in New York
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
by Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Attorneys Using Social Media as Evidence in Personal Injury Claims For many, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are as much a part of their lives as a phone, computer...
What Does Your Lawyer Need to Prepare for Your Workers’ Compensation Hearing?
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP   New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers What Does Your Lawyer Need to Prepare for Your Workers’ Compensation Hearing? If you’ve been injured...
Best Business Practices When Screening Applicants with Criminal Records
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 191 191 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans & Associates When an applicant with a criminal record applies for a job at your company, the screening can become complicated. You cannot make your decision based on any typ...
Bifurcated Trial System In Suffolk County & Nassau County Can Favor Defendants
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 184 184 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Palermo Tuohy Bruno, P.L.L.C. The Bifurcated Trial System Recently, we discussed how a century old rule barring mention of liability insurance may actually create bias in a jury, favoring a...
Astoria Characters: The Daddy Blogger
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Nancy A. Ruhling Jason’s a blogging dad. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling A coffee cup and pacifier in hand, Jason Greene , who has a quartet of kids, plops himself down on the living room floor...
What Kinds of Employment Records Does Your Business Have to Keep?
Mar 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 265 265 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans There is a lot of administration involved with running a business, and sometimes you wonder what records to keep and how long you have to keep them. The EEOC ( Equal Employment O...
Spare Yourselves The Agony By Avoiding “Divorce the Hard Way”
Mar 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
While no divorce is ever easy, some divorces are the epitome of divorce gone wrong. Rational thinking is absent and emotions become explosive. As the crazy side of yourself and your partner emerges...
Texting While Driving in New York
Mar 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
by Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Have You Been Texting and Driving? Texting while driving in New York is against the law. In fact, 46 states ban texting while driving and two more states have a pa...

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Queens residents speak out after Trump’s victory
Vow to protect vulnerable groups during forum
Nov 22, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens residents march across Queensboro Bridge in Trump protest
Demonstrators say president-elect doesn’t represent borough’s values
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Self-Taught Artist Who’s a Work in Progress
The small studio is hidden, behind a hollow-core wooden door, in a corner of the basement apartment. Its scant space is squandered by a plastic shower curtain that separates it from the mechanical ...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Cake Baker Who Has Found Her Sweet Spot
There are eight fresh-baked cupcakes on the metal stand. Anastasia Cunningham is crowning each with a snowflake star smothered in shiny sugar sprinkles. Like a jeweler setting a diamond, she center...
Nov 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIC businesses connect at annual trade show
Comprehensive study of neighborhood released
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Hip Hop Artist Tru Life to Donate 100 Turkeys to the Variety Boys & Girls Club this weekend
Hip Hop Artist, Tru Life, will be at the Fall Brawl Middle School Basketball Tournament at the Variety Boys & Girls Club this weekend to donate turkeys to all participants.
Nov 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sunnyside Shines unveils new holiday passport
The Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District (BID) is starting a new initiative to encourage residents to shop locally this holiday season. The organization created a “Holiday Passport,” whic...
Nov 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pulaski Bridge underpass gets a power scrubbing
A Long Island City councilman and a cleaning service teamed up last week to give the are underneath the Pulaski Bridge a scrubbing. Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer enlisted the help of Wildcat Service ...
Nov 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board approves proposed Sunnyside middle school
Community Board 2 members approved a plan to tear down a vacant building on the corner of 48th street and Barnett Avenue in Sunnyside and build a middle school. The proposal has been met with mixed...
Nov 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amtrak rescinds rent hikes for homeowners under Hell Gate Bridge
A group of Astoria residents facing exorbitant hikes in their lease agreements for outdoor spaces expressed joy and relief last Friday after they were told their rents would stay the same. Six home...
Nov 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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The World War II Veteran with the Purple Heart
When the Battle of the Bulge bomb went off, Herb Greenberg flew up in the air. He landed on his back. Separated from this event by the passage of seven decades, Herb, sitting in his big easy chair,...
Nov 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barnwell tops Nunziato in 30th AD
Democratic candidate Brian Barnwell bested Republican Tony Nunziato in the race to represent Woodside, Maspeth and parts of Middle Village and Astoria in the state Assembly, earning 60 percent in a...
Nov 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
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Push to combat criminal activity on Roosevelt
Roosevelt Avenue has become the wild west, claim elected officials who represent the strip under the 7 train. State senators Michael Gianaris, Jose Peralta and Assemblyman Michael DenDekker are cal...
Nov 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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New LIC pre-K to add 180 seats next fall
Surrounded by the sights and sounds of construction, Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer and the parents of young children welcomed news that a new pre-kindergarten space is opening next fall. The pre-K wi...
Nov 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Tree Tender Who Plants the Seeds of Community
Along the stretch of 27th Street that slouches toward Con Ed, there are 22 new honey locust trees. Nancy Perez knows this because it is she who spearheaded the effort to get them planted through Gr...
Nov 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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