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Astoria Characters: Miss Edie at Broadway Dance Studio
Sep 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling   Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling   As the little leotarded girls arrive for the 10 a.m. tap class at Broadway Dance Studio , Edie Bongiovi greets them at the front de...
Astoria Characters: The Neon Guy
Sep 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Kenny is the owner of Krypton Neon. Photos and text by Nancy A. Ruhling When he reaches the end of the dark, tunnel-like hallway, Kenny Greenberg switches on the signs. Lu...
A dining experience you can’t refuse!
Sep 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
BLEND on the water 4540 Center Blvd., Long Island City, NY11109 Take the time and experience a great atmosphere,  with very good food, that will make you feel like you are on vacation at the same t...
How Paper And Color Can Make You Dream. Exclusive Interview With Artist Adele Rahte.
Sep 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
  Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena I met Adele Rahte at the beautiful Harlem house of a common friend, the soprano Lauren Flanigan. The conversation soon turned from music (we had just the fortu...
Astoria Characters: The Puppeteer and the Producer
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Allison, who doesn’t have a Southern accent, is from Alabama. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling It happened at a summer camp in the Catskills. It’s where Mike and Alliso...
Astoria Characters: The Yogini Who Is Happie
Aug 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Lisa is the owner of The Happie House. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Kicking off her slip-on sneakers, Lisa Samuels steps into a small space that is the color of sun...
Construction Accidents Involving Falls from Heights
Aug 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 308 308 recommendations | email to a friend
Why Are Falls from Heights So Significant in New York City? New York takes construction accidents involving falls from heights very seriously. In fact, the NY State Legislature passed the Scaffold ...
Astoria Characters: The Guy Who Colors Outside the Lines
Aug 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Zach has been drawing for nearly a quarter century. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Every morning, Zach McCurdy sketches. He draws lines for a living, and this routine...
Sackstein Sacktein & Lee, LLP Sponsors the SUMAQ Peruvian Food Festival
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 618 618 recommendations | email to a friend
August 25–26, 2018: the SUMAQ Peruvian Food Festival in Nassau County on Long Island This year, Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP takes pride in being the lead sponsor of the SUMAQ Peruvian Food Festi...
Why You Have Legal Rights in Construction Accidents Involving Falling Objects
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 345 345 recommendations | email to a friend
Can Injured workers and families who have lost their loved ones pursue lawsuits? By December of 2017, a construction site at 61 Ninth Avenue in Chelsea had been repeatedly cited for construction co...

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Zara Realty Scholarship Winners to Attend City College this Fall
Each year two Richmond Hill high school students receive scholarships from Zara Realty.
Aug 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kneel talk
Dear Editor, Dispatcher Richard Reif wrote last week that NFL players are disrespecting the flag when they take a knee. Let's recall that it was Army veteran Nate Boyer who spoke with Colin Kaepern...
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R.I.P. McCain
Dear Editor, It is so very sad we have lost Senator John McCain. The former POW served for decades in the Senate, and many called him a maverick Republican, but in my book he did what had to be don...
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Parole standards?
Dear Editor, John Lennon's killer, Mark David Chapman, has been denied parole once again. On refusing his parole, the state Board of Parole said releasing Chapman would not only tend to mitigate th...
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R.I.P. McCain II
Dear Editor, Senator John McCain was a fighter right until the very end. He accepted his diagnosis of brain cancer, but did not let that deter him from continuing to live his life. He was truly a b...
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D.C. & the MTA
Dear Editor, There continues to be good news from Washington concerning real financial support for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The MTA receives over $1.3 billion annually year from t...
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Misguided?
Dear Editor, The new NFL season starts just where the last one left off, with players disrespecting our National Anthem and angering viewers. Why don't NFL protesters take a knee for the many peopl...
Aug 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voters decide
Dear Editor, Regardless of political beliefs, there are constants within the foundation of our national identity. One is the Oath of Office members of Congress swear to: “I do solemnly swear that I...
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Space case
Dear Editor, With America being devastated by nationwide flooding, wildfires destroying California, and record-setting heatwaves caused by the "Chinese hoax" of global warming, people are criticizi...
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If a tree falls...
Dear Editor, As a resident of Fresh Meadows, I am very concerned about what is happening to our trees after all of this recent heavy rain, which has totaled nearly a foot since mid-July. Over the l...
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Come in peace?
Dear Editor, The Trump Administration wants a Space Force, with Vice President Michael Pence warning that Russia and China have already militarized the final frontier. We need to protect the homela...
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Tickled green
Meghan Sackman's recent article on a new bill to promote spread of green rooftops brought a smile to my face. I recalled the look on the faces of the Queens Borough Board over a decade ago when I p...
Aug 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Begging for help
Dear Editor, There has been an upswing of panhandling in Glen Oaks recently, seemingly without any results from elected officials. On August 1 at 2:30 p.m., a teenager was approached by a mentally-...
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Begging for help II
Dear Editor, While in Glen Oaks Village shopping the other day, an aggressive panhandler asked me for money and wouldn't take no for an answer. Luckily, a security guard was walking by and the man ...
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It takes balls
Dear Editor, Kudos to the Brooklyn Nets. As part of a summer outreach program, the organizations will be going to community courts in the borough giving away basketballs to the kids. Called "The Bo...
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