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How to Clean a Diamond Ring the Right Way
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
If you have been struggling to sell diamonds for top price, the chances are that you’ve been cleaning your ring incorrectly. Remember nothing can sell diamonds quite like that shiny sparkle and lus...
Astoria Characters: The Honey Harvesters
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Ashley and Nick are the owners of Astor Apiaries. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Nick Hoefly isn’t wearing gloves. His wife, Ashley , points this out as she pulls on ...
Texting and Driving FAQs
Jun 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
Texting and Driving Is the Most Alarming Form of Distracted Driving Texting and driving includes reading text messages, emails or online material or writing or composing messages on a mobile device...
Misclassifying Workers as Independent Contractors
Jun 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
How Would Your Small Business Fare with the IRS for Worker Status? Did you know that misclassifying workers is one of the top problems that small business owners face? Many small businesses hire in...
Astoria Characters: The Successful Actor You've Never Heard Of
Jun 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Neal is an actor and a lawyer. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling You’ve probably never heard of Neal Arluck . And it’s highly unlikely that you’d recognize his face. The...
Astoria Characters: The Illustrator
Jun 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Keiko is from Jakara, Indonesia. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “I like to collect things,” says Keiko Nabila . She mentions this as she walks past the floor-to-ceili...
Bringing Back the draft for young men 18 years of age
May 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Why they should bring back the draft-specifically for men only at 18 years age. Too many young men still living at home with no job, no inspiration, no motivation, and just flat out existing. In my...
Astoria Characters: The Drummer Whose Heartbeat Is Science
May 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Greg is a pharmacist who plays the conga. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling For Greg Stein , everything started to come together about a decade ago. What happened was no...
Astoria Characters: Cadillac Man
May 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Cadillac Man wrote Land of the Lost Souls: My Life on the Streets . Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Tom Wagner , cap and coat in hand, is itching to get outside. He wa...
Do Your Work Policies Discriminate Between Men and Women?
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 607 607 recommendations | email to a friend
One Set of Rules for Men and a Different Set of Rules for Women Having company policies that discriminate between men and women can be lethal for an employer in today’s work environment. If you hav...

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New luxury development for booming Jamaica neighborhood
As part of the surge in development occurring in Jamaica, Queens, one of the neighborhood’s most prominent real estate firms is building a new luxury residential complex near Rufus King Park. The 1...
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'Civic Virtue' shoudl be returned to City Hall
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Stiffen penalties for hit-and-run drivers
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