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Astoria Characters: The Music Maker
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Guillermo is a flutist. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling The flute was not Guillermo Laporta ’s first choice. Guillermo, the co-founder of the multidisciplinary music e...
How Can Lawyers Get in Trouble Over Sex?
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro , Affair At Work The most shameful case in recent history was Thomas Lowe, an Egan, MN attorney representing a divorce client, who had an affair with her that lasted seven months. ...
What’s the “Freelance Isn’t Free” Law About?
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro , Freelance Isn't Free If this is the Company’s Attitude about paying you… …What Should your Attitude be like? It’s about protection for Freelancers being paid for their work in NY...
Lockheed Martin Age Discrimination Lawsuit | $51.5 Million in Damages
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
In January 2017, a federal jury in Camden, NJ awarded a verdict of $51.5 million against Lockheed Martin for alleged age discrimination. Law.com   reported that the lawsuit claimed Lockheed Martin ...
WHAT IS THE NEW YORK WOMEN’S EQUALITY AGENDA?
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans In October 2015, New York passed eight bills that were known as the Women’s Equality Agenda. Seven of the provisions of this law went into effect on January 19, 2016. As an emp...
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Astoria Characters: The Tiffany Curator
Apr 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Lindsy’s the director/curator of The Neustadt. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling From the more than 250,000 pieces of Tiffany art glass at The Neustadt , Lindsy Parrott ...
Astoria Characters: The Words Worker
Apr 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
In a corner of her living room, in the shelter of a makeshift cubicle, Tracy Sayre sits typing on her 5-year-old black Toshiba laptop. Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Tracy is the founder of Writers Work...
Cheesy Bacon Cheeseburger Subs Recipe
Mar 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
When I'm not working on my many businesses, I'm in the kitchen, cookin' up somethin' good! My husband is like a big ol' kid, he is very picky when it comes to food. So, I like to throw together my ...
Astoria Characters: The Voice Teacher
Mar 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Oliver is the founder and director of the Long Island City Academy of Music. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Ah, where to begin? Oliver Söhngen has much to say so he s...

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Angela Witkowski
Angela Witkowski passed away on Wednesday April 12, 2017 at the age of 92. Beloved wife of the late Edward Witkowski. Dear Sister of Stella Orlovsky. Also survived by Nieces and Nephews. Funeral se...
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Salvatore J. Melito
Salvatore J. Melito passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at the age of 70. Beloved Husband of Diane Melito. Loving Father of Dawn Melito. Dear Brother of Joseph Melito, Jerry Melito and the lat...
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Albina “Grazia” Rizzo
Albina “Grazia” Rizzo passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2017 at the age of 104. Beloved Wife of the late Filippo Rizzo. Loving Mother of Pasquale Rizzo, Maria Impieri, Antonio Rizzo, Anna Maria Bion...
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Ramon Ramos
Ramon Ramos passed away on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at the age of 85. Beloved Husband of Irene Ramos. Loving Father of Ramon Jr. & Colleen Ramos, Daisy Ramos, Blanca Ramos, Edwin & Janet Gonzalez, ...
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Arthur G. Gerdts
Arthur G. Gerdts of Middle Village NY passed away on April 5, 2017 at the age of 84. He was the beloved husband of Barbara. Devoted father of Arthur, Brian, and Glen. Dear brother of Diane, George ...
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Rose Fransko
Rose Fransko passed away on Friday, March 31, 2017 at the age of 89. Beloved Wife of the late William Fransko. Loving Mother of Robert Fransko and Thomas Fransko. Cherished Grandmother of Dawn, Ter...
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Edward Pirotta
Edward Pirotta passed away on Sunday, April 02, 2017 at the age of 96. Beloved Husband of Una Pirotta. Loving Father of Marlene Pirotta, Kathleen Pirotta and Raymond Pirotta and Father-in-Law of Je...
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Diana Skepas
Diana Skepas passed away on Tuesday, April 04, 2017 at the age of 96. Beloved Wife of the late Steven Skepas. Cherished Aunt of Nancy Ganzos and Veronica Ganzos. Divine Liturgy offered at St. Nicho...
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Waltraud MacDonald
Waltraud MacDonald passed away on Thursday, April 06, 2017 at the age of 89. Beloved Wife of Donald R. MacDonald. Cherished Aunt. Funeral Services held on Monday April 10, 2017 at 1 PM at Fresh Pon...
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Mario Bastidas
Mario Bastidas passed away on Saturday, April 1st, 2017 at the age of 55. Beloved Husband of Penelope J. Bastidas. Proud Owner of his “furry children” Stone and Seamus. Loving Brother of Sara Neima...
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Robert Sumsky
Robert Sumsky passed away on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at the age of 82. Beloved Husband of Margaret E. Sumsky. Loving Father of Robert Sumsky Jr., William Sumsky, Kenneth Sumsky, Raymond Sumsky and ...
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Elsie Gussmann
Elsie Gussmann passed away on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at the age of 94. Beloved Wife of the late Robert H. Gussmann. Loving Mother of Diane Rodgers and Robert Gussmann Jr., and Mother-in-Law of Jef...
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Roger McEnery
Roger McEnery passed away March 29th, 2017 at the age of Fifty Seven Years. Beloved Husband of Lea. Dear Brother of Roseann, Melissa, Charlie, Stephen and Kevin McEnery. Also survivd by many nieces...
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Minnie Gwiazdzinski
Minnie Gwiazdzinski passed away April 2nd. 2017 at the age of Ninety Eight years. Beloved Wife of the late Theodore. Devoted Mother of Joan DiSanzo, Theresa Basquez and Thomas Gwiazdzinski. Grandmo...
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Anne Sabrina Papapietro
Anne Sabrina Papapietro passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at the age of 96. Beloved Wife of the late Nicholas. Loving Mother of Joseph Papapietro, Carole A. Papapietro, Andrea Papapietro, Bev...
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