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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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Ruining Good Schools, Not Fixing Bad Ones
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Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blockchain Could Save Federal Agencies Billions
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Reconvene in Albany for speed cameras
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Nix the 82nd Street rezoning development
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Jul 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Expanded LIRR service not a reality
Governor Andrew Cuomo's promise of significant increases in Long Island Railroad (LIRR) service to coincide with the 2021 opening of a new stadium at Belmont Park for hockey's New York Islanders co...
Jul 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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No Bailout for Nuclear Power Plants
In mid-April, New Jersey lawmakers passed a bill that could raise residents' electric bills by $300 million each year. Legislators want to use the funds to bail out two nuclear power plants owned b...
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Crowley leaves 14th CD in better shape
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Jul 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Tale of Two School Districts
Serving in the Assembly has been one of the most thrilling, exhausting, fun, challenging, and fulfilling times of my life. Along with my colleagues in the State Senate and the governor we make laws...
Jul 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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De Blasio Roots Against Hardworking New Yorkers
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has pledged to sell off every fossil fuel investment owned by the city's pension funds. His decision to divest $5 billion of oil and natural gas company stocks and bon...
Jul 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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VA loans and co-ops
Q. I was recently discharged from the military, and my lender told me that I qualify for a VA loan. However, when I met with the real estate broker, I was informed that that won’t work for a co-op ...
Jul 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Travel ban latest in legacy of exclusion
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Jun 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Long Wait for Bus Terminal in Flushing
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Jun 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Conversation It's Hard to Believe We're Having
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Jun 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Women Aren't Getting Enough Nutrients and That's Problematic
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Jun 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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On Father's Day, I was Campaigning for my Wife
One evening, my wife Jessica Ramos and I hosted a phone bank in our apartment. When I had a caller on the line, he said he thought Jessica sounded like the right person to represent our community i...
Jun 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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