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40TH BUSINESS ANNIVERSARY COMING UP FOR JIM TURANO
Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Part 1 of 4 series of this upcoming 40 year Business Anniversary for ReaL Estate Broker Jim Turano of Middle Village,NY 11379. He began in September 1979 as an agent working for then All Queens Tud...
The Stormy Daniels Case Made Easy: Contract Law for Porn Stars
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro In Stormy Daniels v. Donald J. Trump, Michael Cohen, and the LLC that paid her the $130,000 in hush money, in   federal court in Los Angeles , she is asking the court to let her ou...
The Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
A New Law to Further the Prevention of Sexual Harassment in NYC Workplaces The New York City Council recently passed legislation called the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act. If Mayor Bill de Blasi...
Astoria Characters: The Full-Schedule Retiree
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Leonard is a retired LaGuardia Community College professor. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Don’t let the rocking chair fool you. Yes, Leonard Vogt is sitting in it, s...
SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
As the weather warms up, people take to the road and want to spend more time outdoors. In particular, an increasing number of bicyclists and pedestrians join the thoroughfares, and motorists need t...
Employee Salary Histories
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
Can Employers Ask Employees About their Salary History? On May 4, 2017, the New York City Council passed a bill that limited what an employer can ask job candidates about their salary history, comp...
Astoria Characters: The Sandwich King's Sons
Apr 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Sal, Kris & Charlie’s Deli, a.k.a. The Sandwich King of Astoria, at 33-12 23rd Ave. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Standing at a silver slicing machine, John Gordon l...
What Employers Should Know About the New York Women’s Equality Act
Apr 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Clarifications for Employers for Women in the Workplace In June of 2014, the Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York signed amendments to the New York State Human Rights Law, which bolstered civil rights...
Astoria Characters: The Artist Who Plays See-and-Think
Apr 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Alex grew up in Pennsylvania. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “My work,” says Alex Markwith , “is meant to inspire a conversation.” Alex, who is dressed in all black, ...
Wish You Had a Case Against Harvey Weinstein? Maybe Not
Apr 05, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 461 461 recommendations | email to a friend
The parent company of Weinstein Co.filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware on March 20, 2018. Before that, Eric Schneiderman, the New York Attorney General, had filed a lawsuit again...

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Christ the King confident they can win it all in 2017-18
With numerous city and state championships and sustained success over many years, “Christ the King speaks for itself,” as current boys head coach Joe Arbitello says. That’s why getting bounced in t...
Dec 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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After Eli Debacle, Giant Housecleaning Was a Necessity
Every now and again, you have one of those moments as a sports fan when something catches you completely off guard. Maybe it’s a game, maybe it’s a situation, but you never see it coming. I had one...
Dec 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Even in defeat, MSG makes sure Cotto retires on top
No matter where you stood beforehand, no matter whose side you were on earlier in the week, you felt that. Everyone felt that. Saturday night at Madison Square Garden was supposed to be Miguel Cott...
Dec 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s men hit the road
After a brief return to Queens, the St. John’s men’s basketball team is back on the road for a two-game stretch beginning on Tuesday when the Johnnies square off with Grand Canyon as part of the BB...
Dec 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC natives, future pros leave imprint at Barclays
A slew of talent in all forms invaded Barclays Center during Thanksgiving week, as the venue hosted three tournaments over the course of a few days; The Progressive Legends Classic, the Barclays Cl...
Nov 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Same Old Issues for Jets in the Fourth Quarter
The Jets have proven to be quite consistent this year. Much more consistent than I thought they would be in 2017. They consistently play hard, they consistently build early leads, and they consiste...
Nov 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cotto’s Call: the end for a New York City favorite
Madison Square Garden is home for Miguel Cotto. Throughout his storied, legendary, rollercoaster of a boxing career, the six-time World Champion in four weight divisions has fought nine times in th...
Nov 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s rebounds from first loss
Despite a less-than-stellar offensive performance, the St. John’s men came away with a 46-43 victory over UCF in the third-place game of the Advocare Invitational on Sunday, leaving the Sunshine St...
Nov 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ten Things NY Sports Fans Can Be Thankful for This Year
Well, it’s that wonderful time of the year, a time when we all reflect and think about what we should be thankful for. I understand many New York sports fans are down in the dumps, but my hope is t...
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s off to hot start
Head to Orlando with a 4-0 record
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Francis Brooklyn falls to Fordham in NCAA College Cup
The St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers (14-5-1) fell to the Fordham Rams (13-5-2) in round one of the NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament, the College Cup, 3-2 in overtime on November 16. The Terriers, who had...
Nov 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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McClancy athletes sign letters of intent
Msgr. McClancy's Kyle Scheafer and Rhona McCaughey signed letters of intent to play at the next level at a recent ceremony at the East Elmhurst school. “The top priority for our athletes is to exce...
Nov 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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For the first time, Queens Half takes to the streets
For the first time in its four-year history, the Queens Half Marathon left the friendly confines of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, taking runners through the streets of Flushing. Over 3,000 runner l...
Nov 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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BQE Media's All-Preseason High School Basketball Teams
High School Basketball Preview: Top Players to Watch in Queens & Brooklyn
Nov 15, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knicks May Make This Long Winter Seem a Little Shorter…
First things first. For all intents and purposes, the football season in New York City is over if you root for one of the two local teams. The Jets lost to Ryan Fitzpatrick and are 4-6. The Giants,...
Nov 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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