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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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The Combat Counselor: DeCoursey battles life through teachings and beatings
Inside of Ring Sport Muay Thai & Kickboxing in Whitestone, Jillian DeCoursey prepares for one of her final training sessions ahead of her third pro fight, just seven days away. DeCoursey, 33, is an...
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mets Ace Puts Ball in Mets Court: “Pay Me Or Else”
There’s no denying the fact that the 2018 Mets season has been nothing short of a nightmare. The list of things that have gone wrong is equivalent to that shopping list you bring to the hardware st...
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven slugger wins Derby
Esteban Garcia of Woodhaven was crowned National Champion of the 2018 MLB Jr. Home Run Derby in the 12 & Under Division over the weekend at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. Garcia competed in a f...
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Book closes on Whitehead’s feel-good story
In the late hours of Thursday evening, the Brooklyn Nets struck a deal that marked the end of a feel good story in the local basketball scene. Abraham Lincoln High School legend and Coney Island na...
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Ultimate Blockbuster: LeBron James Takes L.A.
The Summer of LeBron has become a part of our lives as sports fans every four years. Just like a presidential election: 2010, 2014 and now, the summer of 2018. The choices that LeBron James has mad...
Jul 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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How Queens made one of the UFC’s most electric fighters
The journey of Uriah “Prime Time” Hall begins in his living room, playing Tekken for PlayStation I. He wouldn’t simply play mindlessly either; there was a method to his literal madness. The future ...
Jul 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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USA East Coast providing international opportunity for national standouts
Over the last 12 years, USA East Coast, formerly East Coast All-Stars, has been providing opportunities for college kids to experience life overseas through basketball. Every summer, USA East Coast...
Jul 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elite 84, Kabak All Stars, Queens Finest take Heroes championships
The championship games of the Heroes Basketball League kicked off at Martin Luther School last Thursday night with a 17 & Under game featuring The Crusaders, a team made up of varsity players from ...
Jul 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sonny’s Struggles: Yankees Need Starter
The Yankees are basically at the halfway point of their season. Things on the whole could not be going any better. The team just took two out of three games from the hated Boston Red Sox to propel ...
Jul 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Minor League step toward a Major League goal
Palmer signs with Mets, who selected him in 22nd round
Jul 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Francis Brooklyn adds two Division I programs
There are now more opportunities for local athletes to play at the college level. St. Francis Brooklyn College recently announced that they’re adding women’s soccer and men’s volleyball in the 2019...
Jul 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mets Plunge Calls Everything Into Question
It’s truly hard to believe that a week before the Fourth of the July the Mets season is all but over. How did it happen? The 11-1 start and feel-good first few weeks of the year feel like another l...
Jun 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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EBC Bushwick keeps rolling
HEROES BASKETBALL 2018
Jun 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dark present and a future in question in Flushing
In a rare appearance, New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson made himself available to the media prior to Friday’s home outing against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Later that night, the Mets suff...
Jun 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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NBA Draft: Diallo dealt, Alkins signs with Raptors
Lefrak City’s Hamidou Diallo became the lone Queens native selected in Thursday’s 2018 NBA Draft. Originally projected as a first-round draft choice as early as 2017, prior to returning to the Univ...
Jun 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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