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Astoria Characters: The Creators of Art Bites
Oct 16, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
  Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Astoria Art Bites setting up at Mike’s Diner at 22-37 31st St. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling It was a couple of cups of coffee at Mike’s Diner that got the creativ...
Astoria Characters: The Elvis Impersonator
Oct 08, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Elvis has entered the building. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Gregg Peters isn’t wearing a white jumpsuit. This is a startling fashion statement from a guy who has m...
Astoria Characters: The Full-Circle Artist
Oct 01, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Karen’s colorful studio. By Nancy A. Ruhling The sunlight streams through the windows, illuminating Karen Fitzgerald ’s studio, shining a spotlight on her circular paintin...
Astoria Characters: The Paw Partners
Sep 24, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
There is a kitten in the window. Wait – there are two kittens in the window. Which is a curious thing given that the pet-supply shop is called The Regal Beagle . The feisty snowshoe Siamese, who is...
Important info on closing costs when selling a home. Jim Turano
Sep 20, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 768 768 recommendations | email to a friend
So besides hearing from a sales agent how much commission, or length of time for them to get the exclusive from you, do they explain your closing costs to you? From 42 years ago until today, I alwa...
Astoria Characters: The Multicultural Cook
Sep 17, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
To understand why Tenzing Ghama can’t wait to get up at 4 in the morning to start cooking, you have to believe in dreams. She’s always wanted to open a restaurant, but she’s never had the money or ...
Hire the most experienced hands on Broker- Jim Turano
Sep 16, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 911 911 recommendations | email to a friend
Now celebrating his 42 year in the Real Estate Business. Over 4,000 written appraisals to date completed. Appeared in New York State Supreme Court as an expert witness in appraising. During Pandemi...
Astoria Characters: The Complex Man
Sep 13, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
It has been weeks since Stefano Poliseno has been to his Astoria Sports Complex.   Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Stefano outside the closed Astoria Sports Complex. He parks his car – a white Maserati d...
From the earliest I can remember, I’ve always loved music. Exclusive interview with songwriter, singer and entertainer Paul Loren
Sep 08, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 1214 1214 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Paul Loren is a singer, songwriter, producer, and consummate entertainer. A native New Yorker, Paul was raised on the rich legacy of soul, classic pop, and the G...
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Sep 06, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 1964 1964 recommendations | email to a friend
Neuro Doctors are a cohesive group of Top Neurosurgeons , Neurologists, Intervention Neuroradiologist, pain management specialists who work together to provide comprehensive neurosciences care to o...

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Crushing debt
Dear Editor, President Joe Biden and Congress raising our national debt ceiling by $480 billion is nothing to be proud of. Both continue to ignore our national debt, which will now exceed $29 trill...
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Racist initiative
Dear Editor, Mayor Bill de Blasio is ending the Gifted & Talented programs in public schools because a large number of Asian and white students are enrolled compared to a smaller Black and Hispanic...
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Beam me up
Dear Editor, William Shatner finally had the opportunity to blast off into space, and at 90 years old becoming the oldest to have done so. As a senior citizen myself of 72 years old, I am proud of ...
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Where's the money?
Dear Editor, Regarding a recent Dispatch by Frederick Bedell saying the mayor should return the money it cost to guard him and his family during his run for president, what about the money he gave ...
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Facts & fiction
Dear Editor, Most people don't agree with FOX News, they just enjoy watching a fantasy program. Why else would a judge defend a sexual harassment lawsuit against President Donald Trump by saying no...
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The right to go
Dear Editor, In June 2021, then-NYC Transit president Sarah Feinberg said she would like to reopen subway station bathrooms as quickly as possible. Three months later, MTA Chairman Janno Lieber sai...
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Vaccine realities
Dear Editor, Your editorial in the October 7th issue is myopic in claiming that the unvaccinated "now are the last obstacle standing in the way of finally ending this pandemic." The scientific evid...
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Mentally speaking
Dear Editor Anthonia Egregbara, who is accused of pushing a woman into an arriving subway at Times Square, is reportedly mentally ill and has been arrested a number of times for attacking others ov...
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Detail details
Dear Editor, Once again, Mayor Bill de Blasio has done something illogical and unethical. During his inane presidential campaign, which was the biggest joke of the century, he had a police detail d...
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The new NYPD?
Dear Editor, If you think that fighting crime is the NYPD's top job, guess again. While shootings and homicides in New York City are nearly double their pre-pandemic levels, Mayor Bill de Blasio sa...
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Petulant child
Dear Editor, Republicans refuse to raise the debt limit in order to pay for the debt they incurred. The GOP is the teenager who steals their parents' credit card, runs up a huge bill and crashes th...
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Young guns
Dear Editor, Twenty-one children between the ages of 13 and 17 were killed in shootings and stabbings this year in New York City. The number of shootings of children under the age of 18 has risen t...
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Different day
Dear Editor, Columbus Day is now also called Indigenous People's Day. Why can't that holiday be on a different day? If people want this additional holiday, then it should be celebrated on a differe...
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End overcrowding
Dear Editor, As a graduate of Forest Hills High School (Class of 1957), I was shocked to learn that 4,000 students now attend my alma mater. That's nearly four times the number when I went there, a...
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Stop Stop & Shop
Dear Editor It has come to my attention that Stop & Shop in Little Neck will close on October 14. My wife and I shopped at Stop & Shop for ten years when we lived in Little Neck. We moved to Beller...
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