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Astoria Characters: The Man Out To Heal the World
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Dave is working on his master’s degree. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling At the present moment, Dave Santander is sitting on a bench outside a café sipping herbal tea. ...
Astoria Characters: The Woman Living a Mindful Life
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Manaslu is from Nepal. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling As the morning sunlight streams in through the windows, Manaslu Gurung places a plump pillow in the center of th...
Astoria Characters: The Poet Who Lets Her Work Speak for Her
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Olena is the founder of Poets of Queens. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Poets are known for their skillful economy of words, so it’s not surprising that Olena Jenning...
Astoria Characters: The Mobile-Meditation Maven
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Kristin is the founder of Calm City. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Kristin Westbrook is sipping a cup of coffee and smiling, letting the morning light run its warm f...
Astoria Characters: The Bard of Baseball
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Porky is a lifelong baseball fan. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Porky McDonald has told the story of the disposing of Roy Riegel’s ashes dozens of times. They were d...
Astoria Characters: The Comeback Kid
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Greg behind the wheel. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Greg Kritikos is pedaling his bicycle on 30 th Avenue near 42 nd Street. This is the place he grew up in, and ev...
Astoria Characters: The Driver of the Bright Blue Bus
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Annalisa is the founder of The Blue Bus Project. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling The bright blue school bus lumbers down Ditmars Boulevard like an old elephant, treadi...
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Interview with 40 year experienced Broker, Mr. Jim Turano of DIVERSE REAL ESTATE. 73-12 Metropolitan Avenue, Middle Village, NY. REPUTATION AND SELECTIONS TO ACCOMMODATE EVERY BUYER. DIVERSE REAL E...
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‘Crazy’ Assembly
Dear Editor, "Is everyone out there crazy, or is just me?" asks Arthur Fleck, a.k.a. The Joker in the hit film depicting New York as a dark dystopia run by clowns, criminals and crazies. It's a cas...
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Abrupt closure
Dear editor, On November 1, approximately 8,000 active members of 24 Hour Fitness located in Little Neck received a letter that the club at 245-24 Horace Harding Expressway would abruptly close at ...
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Does not compute
Dear Editor, While it is important to integrate technology into the curriculum for our students, it is equally important to teach reading and writing skills without technology being the primary met...
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End of the line?
Dear Editor, In his recent Dispatch, “End of the Line,” Larry Penner cites the figures in the recent study of the Rockaway Beach Branch Line (RBBL) as being cost prohibitive. It should be noted tha...
Oct 30, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shelter misdirection
Dear Editor, Westhab, the company chosen to operate the proposed homeless shelter on Cooper Avenue in Glendale refers to the homeless population as clients. They plan to run drug-treatment programs...
Oct 30, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 223 223 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drowning in debt
Dear Editor, Moody's Investment Firm predicts that the proposed MTA $51 Billion 2020-2024 Five Year Capital Plan will add $38 billion in longterm debt. This is on top of the MTA's current $44 billi...
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Curb CEO pay
Dear Editor, Regarding Ed Townley’s October 24th op-ed, "Time to Walk the Walk on Sustainability," if Business Roundtable executives want to advance the interests of all stakeholders, why they don'...
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Marking 11/11
Dear Editor, Veteran's Day is November 11, a day to honor all who gave the ultimate sacrifice. America really should take a pause on that day to honor our brave fighting men and women. Those who do...
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End the strike
Dear Editor, It is now been two years since 1,800 members of Local #3 IBEW were forced to go on strike. Why doesn't Spectrum management consider sitting down with these striking employees and work ...
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Bail reform risks
Dear Editor, The state's bail reform law, which goes into effect in January, will eliminate cash bail for most misdemeanor and nonviolent felony offenses, note its supporters. But they don't tell t...
Oct 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
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Support the rich
Dear Editor, During the Democratic presidential primary debate, I was struck by the disdain the candidates exhibited for our wealthy citizens by referring to them in terms imbued with scorn, derisi...
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Not grand, but getting old
Dear Editor, There is more to the fifth anniversary of the passing of former state comptroller Edward V. Regan, a Republican whoo also served as a member of the City of Buffalo Common Council and E...
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Public debacle
Dear Editor, Words cannot describe the embarrassment of the public hearing at Christ the King. Now that this debacle is over, the buck is being passed back and forth as to whose public hearing it a...
Oct 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
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End of the line
Dear Editor, The MTA finally released the Rockaway Beach LIRR Restoration study on the eve of Yom Kippur, hoping no one would notice. It was dated September 2018. Perhaps they did not want to embar...
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Bestowing or imposing?
Dear Editor, The transformed Democratic Party has embraced the failed misguided notions and promise of a utopia as articulated in article 25 of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rig...
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