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Astoria Characters: The Actor at the Funeral Home
Jul 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling You can meet Sean at O’Shea-Hoey Funeral Home. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Seventeen. That’s how many pounds Sean Church gained to play Eddie, the lead in Sam Shep...
How Can We Help Syrian Refugees
Jul 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
The timeline of the Syrian civil war is full of violence, fear, and devastation for the local people. The society built on the cradle of civilization is suffering the world biggest refugee crisis. ...
MIDDLE VILLAGE YOUNG PEOPLE NOT WORKING
Jul 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 250 250 recommendations | email to a friend
MIDDLE VILLAGE-has more young people not working between 22 years of age to 40 years of age. They mostly live with their parents or parent. Imagine no guidance, no retirement plans, just existing d...
Over-packing Your Car Can Make Driving More Dangerous
Jul 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 278 278 recommendations | email to a friend
Packing Your Car Wisely for Vacations With warmer weather here and children out of school, many people are taking to the road for vacation trips. While you want to be sure you pack what you need to...
What Employers Should Know About Retaliation Claims
Jul 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 272 272 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans Retaliation Claims May Include Emotional Distress Damages A precedent has been set in relation to retaliation claims brought against employers. Two courts of appeals, the Sixth a...
Workers’ Compensation in New York—What You Need to Know—Part One
Jul 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 230 230 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Pyrros & Serres LLP You’ve been hurt on the job in the state of New York. You’ve heard from others that you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. But what does that mean? How does th...
What You Should Know About Construction Job Vehicle Accidents in New York
Jul 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Unsafe Conditions Can Lead to Serious Construction Job Vehicle Accidents Construction job motor vehicle accidents often occur due to OSHA violations.  Many diffe...
Astoria Characters: The Cabaret Singer
Jul 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Becca beat cancer — twice. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Cancer and cabaret. Those are the two Cs that have defined Becca C. Kidwell ’s life in the last year. To all...
Astoria Characters: The 92-Year-Old Vet Who's Fighting for His Wife
Jul 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
  Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Eddie is a WWII and Korean War veteran. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling These days, Eddie Indellicati is playing a lot of solitaire. He sits at his computer in the l...
Astoria Characters: The Colorist
Jun 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Shawna works for ARROJO Studio in SoHo. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling What’s for breakfast? It’s Saturday, one of Shawna Morlock ’s days off, so the answer is chocol...

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Hyndman wrong
Dear Editor, Assemblywoman Alicia Hyndman's op-ed "The Tale of Two School Districts" is wrongheaded and misleading. She writes that deciding which students attend the city's specialized high school...
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Space savers
Dear Editor, Just a question for all those business owners complaining that the loss of parking spaces in Forest Hills and Rego Park is affecting their business negatively: how many of you are park...
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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And Simon says?
Dear Editor, Borough President Melinda Katz isn't the only one who's not "feeling groovy" about Paul Simon's decision to charge admission for his "farewell" concert in Flushing Meadows Corona Park....
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liberty climber
Dear Editor, So Therese Okoumou, the moron Statue of Liberty climber, responded outside the court by raising her fist and blowing kisses to her supporters. Well, for putting EMS personnel in danger...
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Airtrain hot air
Dear Editor, There are other obstacles to the LaGuardia Air Train besides Governor Andrew Cuomo's recently authorization to use eminent domain for the project. The LIRR will be unable to run trains...
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Timber talk
Dear Editor, In Fresh Meadows there are many problems with our street trees, and while the Queens Forestry Division is working very hard to take care of this mammoth task, there are major problems....
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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It's the lanes
Dear Editor, It amazes me how people can think they have the credibility to give reasons on how and why a business suffers. I have read and heard comments for the last year about how the loss of pa...
Jul 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kibosh on Pot
Dear Editor, I wish to commend Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio for his episcopal letter, “Marijuana Is Very Dangerous,” published in The Tablet earlier this month. As both a bishop and social worker, DiMa...
Jul 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Database dolts
Dear Editor, City Council members and community activists condemned the NYPD's Criminal Group Database at a June 13th hearing. These critics endanger our safety. Cops need this data to track and ta...
Jul 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Medicare disappearing
Dear Editor, Social Security can still make full payments until 2034, and Medicare's reserve are will out by 2026. This I find quite troubling. I'm 69 years old and my wife is 65, we both collect S...
Jul 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rockaway out
Dear Editor, Why didn't introduction of the Long Island Rail Road's "Atlantic Ticket" discount not include Rockaway residents who can access the Far Rockaway LIRR Station? Reduced fares will be ava...
Jul 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alphabet soup
Dear Editor, Mayor Bill de Blasio is pushing a bill allowing New Yorkers to pick “X” as their gender on city birth certificates This is certifiably insane and gender-neutral nonsense. What's next? ...
Jul 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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One-way is best
Dear Editor, The Department Of Transportation's plan to convert some Maspeth two-way streets to one way is long over due. So many streets in the neighborhood are too narrow for two-way traffic. The...
Jul 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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One closing
Dear Editor, Capitol One is going to close yet another one of its branches in Fresh Meadows at the end of September. There are many senior citizens and others who depend on the Parsons Boulevard br...
Jul 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Respect is earned
Dear Editor, I remember a little know Amendment, the first one, that gives people the freedom of speech. Mr. Robert DeNiro may have offended the delicate ears of both Mr. John Amato and Mr. Frederi...
Jun 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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