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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 | 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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Great no longer?
Dear Editor, Americans have been accepted throughout the world as saviors and as villains. Our past includes episodes of greatness and questionable actions. History is the means to look backwards p...
Jul 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hyndman wrong
Dear Editor, Assemblywoman Alicia Hyndman's op-ed "The Tale of Two School Districts" is wrongheaded and misleading. She writes that deciding which students attend the city's specialized high school...
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Space savers
Dear Editor, Just a question for all those business owners complaining that the loss of parking spaces in Forest Hills and Rego Park is affecting their business negatively: how many of you are park...
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Liberty climber
Dear Editor, So Therese Okoumou, the moron Statue of Liberty climber, responded outside the court by raising her fist and blowing kisses to her supporters. Well, for putting EMS personnel in danger...
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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And Simon says?
Dear Editor, Borough President Melinda Katz isn't the only one who's not "feeling groovy" about Paul Simon's decision to charge admission for his "farewell" concert in Flushing Meadows Corona Park....
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Airtrain hot air
Dear Editor, There are other obstacles to the LaGuardia Air Train besides Governor Andrew Cuomo's recently authorization to use eminent domain for the project. The LIRR will be unable to run trains...
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Timber talk
Dear Editor, In Fresh Meadows there are many problems with our street trees, and while the Queens Forestry Division is working very hard to take care of this mammoth task, there are major problems....
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It's the lanes
Dear Editor, It amazes me how people can think they have the credibility to give reasons on how and why a business suffers. I have read and heard comments for the last year about how the loss of pa...
Jul 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kibosh on Pot
Dear Editor, I wish to commend Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio for his episcopal letter, “Marijuana Is Very Dangerous,” published in The Tablet earlier this month. As both a bishop and social worker, DiMa...
Jul 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Database dolts
Dear Editor, City Council members and community activists condemned the NYPD's Criminal Group Database at a June 13th hearing. These critics endanger our safety. Cops need this data to track and ta...
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Rockaway out
Dear Editor, Why didn't introduction of the Long Island Rail Road's "Atlantic Ticket" discount not include Rockaway residents who can access the Far Rockaway LIRR Station? Reduced fares will be ava...
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Medicare disappearing
Dear Editor, Social Security can still make full payments until 2034, and Medicare's reserve are will out by 2026. This I find quite troubling. I'm 69 years old and my wife is 65, we both collect S...
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Alphabet soup
Dear Editor, Mayor Bill de Blasio is pushing a bill allowing New Yorkers to pick “X” as their gender on city birth certificates This is certifiably insane and gender-neutral nonsense. What's next? ...
Jul 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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One-way is best
Dear Editor, The Department Of Transportation's plan to convert some Maspeth two-way streets to one way is long over due. So many streets in the neighborhood are too narrow for two-way traffic. The...
Jul 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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One closing
Dear Editor, Capitol One is going to close yet another one of its branches in Fresh Meadows at the end of September. There are many senior citizens and others who depend on the Parsons Boulevard br...
Jul 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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