blog roll
our featured bloggers
Astoria Characters: The Monster Maker
Feb 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
  Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Sky Deviler on the loose. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Somewhere sinister, in a secret lab, Dr. Cube, a mad scientist intent on ruling the universe, is making a m...
Using Our Schools to Curb School Shootings
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Cindy Silver-LeClaire Access to Counseling and Instilling Values are Key to Addressing Culture of Violence Once again, we are collectively stunned, watching reports of a number of high scho...
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Recovers $700,000 in a Settlement Prior to Trial
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP recovered $700,000 for a 43-year-old Asian male sign installer in a settlement prior to trial. The sign installer fell from a 16-foot extension ladder at a renovation...
Surrogate Court Gives Lifetime Promise Priority Over Will
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps the most common way to transfer property upon death in the State of New York is through a valid will or trust.   What happens, though, if you’ve entered into a binding contract to transfer ...
Job Termination: What Should You Know?
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Frequently Asked Questions About Job Termination Deciding to fire or layoff an employee is often a tough decision. Sometimes employees have adverse reactions and retaliate if they believe the termi...
Astoria Characters: The Art-Foundry Owner
Feb 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
  Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Michael’s family owns Sculpture House Casting. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling What’s your title? It’s not meant to be a funny question, but it makes Michael Perrott...
Jamie Lynn Macchia, From Miss New York To The Campaign For #MoreThan4: A Young Woman On The Path Of Success.
Feb 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
  Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Jamie Lynn Macchia is a 26-year-old Magna Cum Laude graduate of Wagner College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Arts Administration and Marketing. While in...
Court Limits Scope of Release Involving Estate and Trust Accounting
Feb 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bonnie Lawston   |   Feb 7, 2018   |   Estate Administration It’s pretty common procedure for a fiduciary to a trust to obtain a release, with the objective of waiving the fiduciary’s obligati...
HELPING RESTAURANT OWNERS NAVIGATE THE NEW YORK LABOR LAWS
Feb 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans   | Feb 7, 2018 |   Employment Defense Attorney FAQ for Restaurant Owners For restaurant owners, who are busy running their day-to-day business, New York Labor laws can seem li...
When Should You Hire a Personal Injury Law Firm to Handle Your Accident Case?
Feb 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
If you have been in an accident and suffered serious injury, there is a good likelihood that you have considerable expenses involved with your recovery — hospital bills, doctor bills, rehabilitatio...

more blogs

news
Sandy-related rebuilding to be completed by 2021: NYCHA
Housing authority releases end-of-year resiliency report
Feb 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Ty Sullivan's crusade to improve Sunnyside
Ty Sullivan came to Sunnyside 28 years ago, drawn by the low rent for a large, pre-war apartment. He had no real intentions of staying. “But there was something about Sunnyside that was different f...
Feb 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Access Queens focusing on needs of subway riders
Uses social media to provide real-time updates
Feb 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
City announces settlement with Sunnyside condo board
Commission investigated building for harassment, discrimination
Feb 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
The Owner of the Century-Old Art Foundry
ASTORIA CHARACTERS
Feb 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Astoria pols slam MTA for “cosmetic” Ditmars station project
MTA reps argue overhaul needed for structural repairs
Feb 13, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Van Bramer raising funds for 2021 run
Widely believed to be eyeing borough president post
Feb 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Google hosts tech skills workshop for Goodwill learners
Google led a digital skills training session for over 40 learners at the Goodwill Industries of Greater New York headquarters in Astoria last week. The kickoff event was part of “Grow with Google,”...
Feb 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Crowley, CA rep pay visit to tech nonprofit C4Q
By Meghan Sackman msackman@queensledger.com Chairman Joe Crowley brought a colleague from Silicon Valley to western Queens last week to highlight the area's growing tech industry. Crowley and Congr...
Feb 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
The Mellow Voice Behind Chinamerica Radio
The first time Steve Warren stepped in front of a radio-station microphone, he was wearing a bow tie. “I was in third grade and sang 'White Christmas,'” says Steve, a tall man with an easy-going, e...
Feb 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Two candidates emerge to to fill vacant Assembly seat
Former aides for Moya, Ferreras-Copeland square off
Feb 06, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
LIC schools asks DOT to provide Play Street for students
Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer joined parents outside PS/IS 78 in Long Island City last week to call on the Department of Transportation (DOT) to reverse its decision on a Play Street for students. Th...
Feb 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
First Queens LGBT center opens in LIC
Group launches initiatives to combat hate crimes, isolation
Feb 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Constantinides details second-term agenda in State of the District
Hopes to pass more environmental legislation, renovate Astoria pool
Feb 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Woodside community calls on MTA to end street and parking closures
Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer, local business owners, and residents gathered outside of Donovan’s Pub in Woodside last Friday to call on the MTA to stop shutting down streets and occupying parking sp...
Jan 30, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news