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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
Sep 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 655 655 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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‘Gerry’-rigged
Dear Editor, Dispatcher Edward Riecks recently pointed out that the Democratic Party has suffered over 1,100 losses nationwide, but his statement that the reason is "the party has moved too far to ...
Aug 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Storm’ und drang
Dear Editor, The line of thunderstorms that rolled through our area on Tuesday evening packed quite a powerful punch. Three people were struck by lightning, two in Flushing Meadows Park and one in ...
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Progressive? Regressive!
Dear Editor, What else is Mayor Bill de Blasio going to do with his progressive agenda? First, he put in bike lanes on Queens Boulevard, which no one wanted except the bicyclists, taking up valuabl...
Aug 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Begging for help
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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Debt talk
Dear Editor, I can’t see any possible way that the nation's $21 trillion in debt will not destroy our country in the near future. The federal government takes in about $4 trillion dollars a year in...
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Taylor reform needed
Dear Editor, Progressives, both self-styled and genuine, can't have their cake and eat it too when it comes to protecting labor against the depredations of union-busting judges and their billionair...
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Library praise
Dear Editor, I was reading comments in the church bulletin by Reverend Kevin McBrien of Our Lady of the Snows in Floral Park, who praised the Glen Oaks Public Library. I agree. I live in Glen Oaks ...
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Beware Cortez
Dear Editor, Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez is reveling in her victory, one that may be short-lived. An admitted socialist, her comments about an alleged massacre of Palestinians in Israel and her desire ...
Jul 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Costly upgrades
Dear Editor, What other future transit capital projects and programs might have to be cut to speed up findings the billions that would be required for "MTA needs to prioritize accessibility" (In Ou...
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Simple mistake
Dear Editor, On July 15, the FBI arrested the Russian citizen Maria Butina, claiming that she had failed to register as a foreign agent with the Department of Justice. It seems to me that her activ...
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Northwell security
Dear Editor, Northwell Health hospitals are arming officers to protect staff, patients, and families. Northwell is only doing what has to be done in the wake of all the recent violence. I have seen...
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Latrine duty
Dear Editor, Last week a teenager was arrested and charged with destroying a stone plaque memorial honoring Navy SEAL and Medal of Honor recipient Lieutenant Michael P. Murphy in Lake Ronkonkoma. I...
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BQX for NYC
Dear Editor, What makes New York unique among all world cities is the entire palette of cultural and global experiences that make us all New Yorkers by a little fraction – or a big one. Among these...
Jul 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flood of memories?
Dear Editor, The “Back in the Day” page in the July 5th issue was very interesting. The flooding article was both informative and very sad at the same time. Isn’t it a shame that an article from 19...
Jul 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keep studying
Dear Editor, What ever happened to the promised MTA feasibility study for restoration of Long Island Railroad service on the old Rockaway Beach line? The original completion date was June 2017. It ...
Jul 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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