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Astoria Characters: The 86-Year-Old Boy with the Skateboard
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
    Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Ralph’s had success in several fields.   Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Just to be clear, Ralph Charell did not ride his skateboard to Astor Bake Sho p. “Are you ...
Astoria Characters: The Painter Who Puts Time in its Place
Sep 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Sharon paints the city fantastic. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling As Sharon Florin climbs the wide staircase to her top-floor studio, an act that she has done going on...
8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor and Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . We sell a lot of properties here in Queens, and being that we’re in New York City, a lot of ...
More About Women’s Rights in the News — the ERA
Sep 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
As an employment defense litigation lawyer, I pay attention to civil rights issues, and lately women’s rights issues have gained attention from the media. Actress Patricia Arquette has actively wor...
Astoria Characters: The Widow Who Can't Wear Her Wedding Ring
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Anna lost her husband two years ago. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Anna Conti is not wearing her wedding ring. It’s not that she doesn’t want to put it on. She’s a w...
Can Car Accidents Cause PTSD?
Sep 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Steven Palermo: The Suffolk Personal Injury Lawyer You hear about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that military service members experience from active duty. However, studies now show t...
Protecting Your Right as a Spouse in a New York Estate
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Bonnie Lawston A Spouse’s Right of Inheritance in New York Under New York law, when a married person dies, the surviving spouse has a “right of election,” a statutory right to receive eithe...
Are gender identity and religious freedom at odds in America?
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 160 160 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Leeds Brown Law A recent ruling against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has inspired mixed reactions. The case (EEOC v. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc., E.D. Mich....
Astoria Characters: The Woman Who Does It All for the Kids
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
  Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Aiysha’s a crossing guard for P.S. 171 elementary, aka the Peter G. Van Alst School. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “Would you like to see my corner?” Before there’...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . August 2016 Market Update Home sales in July dropped again for the fifth consecutive month. De...

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City Harvest Announces New Brooklyn Mobile Market Location by Kathleen
July 06, 2012 12:51 PM | 27321 views | 0 0 comments | 1132 1132 recommendations | email to a friend
City Harvest, in partnership with New York City Housing Authority, is relocating its Brooklyn Mobile Market to a larger location to accommodate a greater number of people.  The need for emergency f...
Ballet Fitness by Kathleen
July 03, 2012 02:24 PM | 3082 views | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
  Looking for a new way to be fit and healthy?                                      Always wanted to look and feel like a ballet dancer?                                                      Come an...
Volunteer, Job & Internship Opportunities at QBG by Kathleen
May 25, 2012 01:38 PM | 20894 views | 0 0 comments | 820 820 recommendations | email to a friend
Be part of someplace special! Queens Botanical Gardens has volunteer, internship and employment opportunities.  Learn more on our website .
by Kathleen
May 25, 2012 01:30 PM | 16141 views | 0 0 comments | 735 735 recommendations | email to a friend
Be part of someplace special! Queens Botanical Gardens has volunteer, internship and employment opportunities.  Learn more on our website .
QBG Needs Your Help! by Kathleen
May 25, 2012 01:24 PM | 21111 views | 0 0 comments | 699 699 recommendations | email to a friend
The City's proposed budget calls for drastic cuts that would seriously hurt NYC's cultural organizations like Queens Botanical Gardens.   As a friend of the Garden, you are well aware of the import...
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Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton had more to say than Donald Trump, who was on the defensive, not as well prepared, addressed issues only superficially and aimed a lot of personal attacks at ClintonHillary Clinton was calm, cool, well-prepared and -- pundits say -- victorious in the first presidential debate against Donald Trump, but her strong showing may have little impact on polls showing them in a dead heat. Both campaigns cried victory Tuesday after the sometimes nasty showdown in which the White House hopefuls sparred on the economy, crime, foreign policy and more personal issues -- like Clinton's email controversy and Trump's refusal to release his taxes. "We had a great, great time last night," a beaming Clinton told reporters on a plane taking her to North Carolina for a renewed bout of campaigning.


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