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Astoria Characters: The Family at Home in the Kitchen
Dec 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Ovelia is at 34-01 30th Ave.   Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “Would you like me to make breakfast?” Because the asker is   Peter Giannakas , the chef at   Ovelia , t...
What Happens at a Workers' Compensation Hearing and Why Are They Scheduled?
Dec 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
What Happens at a Workers' Compensation Hearing and Why Are They Scheduled? When you've been injured on the job, one of the first things you'll do is notify your employer and file a claim for worke...
Astoria Characters: The Pet Pamperer
Dec 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Central Park Pet Spa is at 38-07 Ditmars Blvd. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Ginger, a toy poodle whose name matches her fur color, prances into   Central Park Pet S...
Astoria Characters: The Watch Doctor
Nov 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Marcel’s the owner of Grand Jewelers. Text and  Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “I am not a watchmaker,”   Marcel Zalaznik   says emphatically. “I am a watch repairer.” A watch...
Hire an experienced Real Estate Broker always
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November 27, 2017 Middle Village, NY-Most experienced Real Estate Broker, Jim Turano  EXPERIENCE MAKES A DIFFERENCE...................... This month marks my 38th year in the Real Estate Business. ...
EEOC Offers Harassment Prevention and Respectful Workplaces Training
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 233 233 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite legislation and law enforcement, incidents of harassment still occur in the workplace. Often employers are at a loss in knowing how to prevent it. They can’t be everywhere at once to superv...
Answers to Common Questions about Injuries Caused by Contaminated Buildings
Nov 21, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 221 221 recommendations | email to a friend
The common perception is that workers’ compensation claims arise when someone is involved in a work-related accident. Often, however, one of the most debilitating conditions may stem from environme...
Giving Yourself the Best Chance to Win a Workers’ Compensation Claim
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 173 173 recommendations | email to a friend
The Right Preparation to Maximize Your Chance of Winning a Work Comp Claim New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers When you’ve suffered an injury on the job, you hav...
Astoria Characters: The Woman Who Helps the Homeless
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PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Jordana was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.   Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling It’s really hard for   Jordana Guimaraes   to stay in the same place. Or keep ...
MIDDLE VILLAGE, NEW YORK -A PLACE TO RESIDE IN
Nov 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 226 226 recommendations | email to a friend
MIDDLE VILLAGE, NEW YORK 11379- A neighborhood to be proud of. By Jim Turano resident since 1965 and Real Estate Broker since 1979 When people look for a place to live, this should be the number 1 ...

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A Good Vote for New York
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LinkNYC: A Catalyst for New Opportunity
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Ray Rice and America’s Commitment to Non-Commitment
Hosni Mubarak and former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice both had good weeks. Charges were dropped on Egypt’s ousted president Mubarak, which means that despite the uprising in this usually ...
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No reason for people to go hungry in NYC
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HIV is a Virus, Not a Crime
The first national “HIV is Not a Crime” conference was held this summer in Iowa. Writer and HIV/AIDS advocate Mark S. King wrote in his blog about his experience. Most notably he speaks about an ex...
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Where Would We Be Without Our Local Small Businesses ?
It has been said the small businesses are the backbone of our communities here in Queens, and I am certainly one to reiterate that sentiment. The small businesses, many of which I frequent myself –...
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City needs to enforce its truck routes
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Green Buildings & More
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Outpatient Surgery Needs Immediate Reform
A dangerous new healthcare trend was recently exposed with the passing of Joan Rivers: doctors performing procedures in a private facility that have traditionally been done in a hospital. Many of t...
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Sorry mayor, Noerdlinger was news
In light of the recent developments surrounding New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray’s chief of staff Rachel Noerdlinger, Mayor Bill de Blasio scolded the press on Monday, saying, “If you want ...
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With UPK off the ground, time to revisit vouchers
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Separate Fact From Fiction on Charter Schools
Too few of our modern-day state leaders appreciate the absolute role they must play in bringing about substantive change in America’s schools. Even with more than half of states electing reform-min...
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A new approach to failing schools
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Midterm Elections and the GOP's Long Road Back
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Why jury duty is importnant
Every citizen has a right to a trial by a jury of their peers, and in a county like Queens with its 162 nationalities, that calls for a veritable melting pot. Yet, a great many Queens residents ign...
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