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Astoria Characters: The Music Maker
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 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 | 76 76 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?
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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 | 33 33 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 | 59 59 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 | 67 67 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 | 69 69 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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Time to document the undocumented
Among his calls for universal pre-K and creating affordable housing in the coming mayoral term, Mayor Bill de Blasio says he also plans to push for municipal identification cards for the undocument...
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A fairer approach to policing NYC
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City needs new tolos to battle garbage
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Police Commish Job a Different Beast Than It Was in '93
The last time William Bratton was police commissioner, he came in with Rudolph Giuliani on a mission to better address decades of heightening crime. Bratton and Giuliani ushered in an approach ofte...
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If You're Waiting for This Train, You'll Be Waiting a Long Time
No one should make any plans to wait for a train to arrive at any new station along the old Rockaway Beach Long Island Rail Road branch that ran from Rego Park to Ozone Park and further south to th...
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Don't punish the jobseekers
What ever happened to targeting zero percent unemployment? Today, that is nothing more than faded wishful ambition set forth in the Full Employment and Balanced Growth Act of 1978 and now a biparti...
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