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Leo Vadalà’s “Some Grief, Some Joy” Will Move The Reader...
Jan 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
Review by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Historical fiction  is a literary genre in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past. The term is commonly used as a synonym for the  historical n...
Astoria Characters: The Salsa Master
Jan 18, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Nancy A. Ruhling Jean Franco’s the owner of Salsa In Queens. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Salsa In Queens is going to open soon, so Jean Franco Vergaray grabs a broom and starts sweeping the...
How Important Is ADA Compliance for Your Website?
Jan 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 230 230 recommendations | email to a friend
ADA Non-Compliance and The Beyonce Website Lawsuit According to the   Hollywood Reporter , the lawsuit alleges that visually impaired users do not have equal access to the website’s products and se...
The Ever Changing World of Web Design & Websites
Jan 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
A Brief Look Back and Look Forward at Websites It's a fact that the world of web design and websites is ever changing. New improvements in design and technology emerge all the time. Can you imagine...
Assault Injuries and Premises Liability — Negligent Security, Muggings, Sexual Assault Long Island
Jan 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
Is a Property Owner Liable for Your Assault Injuries? Negligent security is a category of law that falls under premises liability. It refers to the property owner’s negligence in maintaining secure...
Age Discrimination: ADEA Becomes More Far Reaching
Jan 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
The Supreme Court Rules that ADEA Applies to All Government Levels In October 2018, the Supreme Court reached a decision that made the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) cover a broad scop...
A Look Back on Sexual Harassment Charges in 2018
Jan 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
EEOC Sexual Harassment Charges Statistics Surged The increase in sexual harassment lawsuits brought by the EEOC was 50 percent higher in 2018 than they were in 2017. The EEOC filed 66 harassment la...
Astoria Characters: The Daughter Who Took Over the Family Business
Jan 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Gerri is the owner of AirLogix. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When Gerri Domenikos was growing up, she always figured that she would go into the family’s commercial ...
Astoria Characters: The Yiddish Actor
Jan 01, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling You can see Adam in Fiddler on the Roof . Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When Adam B. Shapiro introduces himself, he makes a big point of emphasizing his middle initi...
Astoria Characters: The Comfort-Food Chef
Dec 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Nick is the executive chef at The Bonnie and Sweet Afton. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Ah, comfort food. Whether it’s mac and cheese or mashed potatoes, it’s what g...

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BOLD move
Dear Editor, Thanks to the support of Congresswoman Grace Meng, the BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act, was recently signed into law. Meng has shown herself to be a strong advocate for Queens,...
Jan 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kim's critique
Dear Editor, I've read two articles recently about Assemblyman Ron Kim criticizing the Amazon Long Island City deal. Why? I'm a proud graduate of Queens College, and I bet you that I know more abou...
Jan 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Missing the point
Dear Editor, I am glad I gave Dispatcher William Aiello a good laugh, too bad he missed the point (“Defending Howard” – January 3). Not all residents of Howard Beach are violent bigots, just as not...
Jan 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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'L' of a plan
Dear Editor, "Cuomo's L plan good for riders, bad for democracy" (In Our Opinion, January 9) isn't necessarily good for many Canarsie L Line riders. Having only one tube open overnight weekdays and...
Jan 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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NRA decline
Dear Editor, The anguish on the anniversary of the Newtown elementary school shooting remains strong, but the National Rifle Association's (NRA) political and financial power is fading. Democrats n...
Jan 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Make EU pay
Dear Editor, Some Democrats think that the wall between the USA and Mexico will be "ineffective" and "immoral,” but European leaders have a different opinion. The European Union funded the construc...
Jan 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kregler misplaced
Dear Editor, Although I voted for Mr. William Kregler for Borough President, he's completely off base in his opposition to Amazon project in Long Island project (“Amazon misplaced” - 12/27). While ...
Jan 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Half the story
Dear Editor, Regarding gun control, dispatcher John Amato generalizes freely when he says "our country" seems to have lost all decency. "Our politicians" seem unable to move ahead with any legislat...
Jan 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Easy resolutions
Dear Editor, It's January and another round of resolutions that will be forgotten as the year goes on. This years, let's do things we can all accomplish, such as giving to local charities, food pan...
Jan 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bishops' move
Dear Editor, With the nation's Catholic bishops gathering for a national conference this week, let's hope that they can reach a consensus on how to deal with the continuing problems of past and pre...
Jan 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ye Olde LIC
Dear Editor, The description of the old Long Island City by Edward Riecks in his recent dispatch is spot on. When I was chair of Community Board 2 in the mid-80's, the large parking lot that became...
Jan 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Defending Howard
Dear Editor, I had a good laugh reading the letter from Marie Gangemi in the December 20th issue in response to a dispatcher from Howard Beach and his comments about how the new Amazon headquarters...
Jan 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Bezos bribe
Dear Editor, Regarding Seth Bornstein's op-ed (“Why I'm supporting Amazon's move to LIC”) in the December 20th issue, does Mr. Bornstein still back Amazon's move after Google announced plans to bui...
Jan 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seniors working
Dear Editor, A recent survey revealed that one out of five senior citizens over the age of 65 are still working. Some are working because of financial issues, but there are those who feel there is ...
Jan 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Negative news
Dear Editor, Recent news that the Long Island Rail Road failed to meet the December 2018 deadline for installation of Positive Train Control comes as no surprise to those of us who worked in the tr...
Jan 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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