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40TH BUSINESS ANNIVERSARY COMING UP FOR JIM TURANO
Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Part 1 of 4 series of this upcoming 40 year Business Anniversary for ReaL Estate Broker Jim Turano of Middle Village,NY 11379. He began in September 1979 as an agent working for then All Queens Tud...
The Stormy Daniels Case Made Easy: Contract Law for Porn Stars
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro In Stormy Daniels v. Donald J. Trump, Michael Cohen, and the LLC that paid her the $130,000 in hush money, in   federal court in Los Angeles , she is asking the court to let her ou...
The Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
A New Law to Further the Prevention of Sexual Harassment in NYC Workplaces The New York City Council recently passed legislation called the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act. If Mayor Bill de Blasi...
Astoria Characters: The Full-Schedule Retiree
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Leonard is a retired LaGuardia Community College professor. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Don’t let the rocking chair fool you. Yes, Leonard Vogt is sitting in it, s...
SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
As the weather warms up, people take to the road and want to spend more time outdoors. In particular, an increasing number of bicyclists and pedestrians join the thoroughfares, and motorists need t...
Employee Salary Histories
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
Can Employers Ask Employees About their Salary History? On May 4, 2017, the New York City Council passed a bill that limited what an employer can ask job candidates about their salary history, comp...
Astoria Characters: The Sandwich King's Sons
Apr 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Sal, Kris & Charlie’s Deli, a.k.a. The Sandwich King of Astoria, at 33-12 23rd Ave. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Standing at a silver slicing machine, John Gordon l...
What Employers Should Know About the New York Women’s Equality Act
Apr 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Clarifications for Employers for Women in the Workplace In June of 2014, the Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York signed amendments to the New York State Human Rights Law, which bolstered civil rights...
Astoria Characters: The Artist Who Plays See-and-Think
Apr 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Alex grew up in Pennsylvania. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “My work,” says Alex Markwith , “is meant to inspire a conversation.” Alex, who is dressed in all black, ...
Wish You Had a Case Against Harvey Weinstein? Maybe Not
Apr 05, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 461 461 recommendations | email to a friend
The parent company of Weinstein Co.filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware on March 20, 2018. Before that, Eric Schneiderman, the New York Attorney General, had filed a lawsuit again...

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New Travers Park officially under construction
Adds 78th Street Plaza, Staunton Field into continuous open space
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cleaning services funded for Roosevelt, Ditmars
Additional street cleaning services are coming to Roosevelt Avenue and Ditmars Boulevard in western Queens. Last Thursday, State Senator Jose Peralta announced that $75,000 in state funds would be ...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hundreds celebrate Earth Day at Astoria Park
A torrential downpour may have interrupted last year’s Earth Day celebration at Astoria Park, but this year made up for it. On Sunday, hundreds of parents and young children enjoyed the annual comm...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents speak in favor of O’Neills expansion
Maspeth residents were not shy about expressing their support for the expansion of a longtime community staple. O’Neills Restaurant is seeking to add a partial second-floor to add a banquet hall th...
Apr 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Two Sons of the One and Only Sandwich King
Standing at a silver slicing machine, John Gordon looks out at the crowd of customers at the counter and smiles. The stretching sun hasn’t even taken a bite out of the morning, but already hungry p...
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New parkway signs celebrates Jackie Robinson
City partners with Mets for Vision Zero initiative
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New Powerhouse Gym opens in Long Island City
The fitness center at 30-30 Northern Blvd., the company’s first in the neighborhood, is latest sign of strong retail, commercial and residential growth.
Apr 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Troop 6000 empowering girls in shelters
There are approximately 28,000 Girl Scouts in the city, and that includes the first Girl Scout troop for homeless children formed in a shelter in Queens one year ago. "There are 8,000 girls in the ...
Apr 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Artist Who Invites You To See and Think
“My work,” says Alex Markwith, “is meant to inspire a conversation.” Alex, who is dressed in all black, brings a black-and-white painting into his black, white and gray living room. He places it on...
Apr 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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IDC challengers forge ahead despite unity deal
Cuomo reunites breakaway group with mainline Democrats
Apr 11, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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TF Cornerstone looks at ‘new model’ for urban development
LIC developer defends 44th Drive project amid criticism
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Jackson Heights residents mark death of King
Residents of Jackson Heights gathered on the steps of the post office to commemorate the day Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. Congressman Joe Crowley related the teachings of King and t...
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The Woman Who Owns City Scrap Metal
Michele Rothman pulls a coil of Bare Bright Copper No. 1 out of a plastic bin and holds it up to the unforgiving glare of the fluorescent light. “It’s gorgeous,” she says of the electrical wiring. ...
Apr 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chip NYC in Astoria is hiring
Chip NYC, a popular cookie bakery in Astoria, is searching for energetic, passionate candidates to join their team of cookie making champions.
Apr 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free Wi-Fi introduced at Gantry Plaza State Park
Visitors to Gantry Plaza State Park will now be able to hop on the web for free. State parks officials announced last Friday that thanks to a public-private partnership, park users can log onto the...
Apr 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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