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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
Dec 31, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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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Tougher codes
Dear Editor, Even though our region does not get struck by hurricanes very often, we have had our share. Hurricane Sandy alone damaged and destroyed nearly 100,000 homes on Long Island. After Hurri...
Sep 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 222 222 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fragmented left
Dear Editor, The solution to the plethora of Leftist parties and movements is to be found in Vladimir Lenin's 1902 work, What Is to Be Done? Only a vanguard party with a centralized leadership and ...
Sep 18, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 271 271 recommendations | email to a friend
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End admission tests
Dear Editor, Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza announced that he's eliminating the first round of a complex admission process for secondary schools, but this is a halfway measure that won't work....
Sep 18, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 239 239 recommendations | email to a friend
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Close loophole
Dear Editor, The great failing in our current efforts to protect ourselves against violent criminals is the unreliability of the system of background checks for gun purchases. Time and again it has...
Sep 18, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 254 254 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pushing English
Dear Editor, To dispatcher Richard Reif, who wrote that President Donald Trump should make English the official language of this country, it would help if the so-called commander had an actual comm...
Sep 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 293 293 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carranza failing
Dear Editor, The 2019 results of the state's English and math exams show that more than half of all New York City students in grades 3 through 8 can't read, write or perform basic math functions at...
Sep 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 267 267 recommendations | email to a friend
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Once-mighty Queens GOP
Dear Editor, There was a time decades ago when the Queens County Republican Party was alive and well. The late Richmond Hill Republican Club leader Wilfred Dalton was a major force in politics. Any...
Sep 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 251 251 recommendations | email to a friend
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Get tested
Dear Editor, September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month, and is a time for men ages 40 and over to get tested. Prostate cancer is 99 percent curable when caught early. The American Cancer Society...
Sep 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 285 285 recommendations | email to a friend
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Second Coming
Dear Editor, A radio host recently praised President Donald Trump as the “Second Coming.” Trump and others repeated the statement by declaring that he was “King of the Jews” and was in fact the “Se...
Sep 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 216 216 recommendations | email to a friend
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One missed station
Dear Editor, Comptroller Scott Strinter's call for the MTA to bring all Queens LIRR stations up to speed, including reopening the old Elmhurst Station and building the Sunnyside Yard Station, misse...
Sep 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 194 194 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dear Editor, Regarding your August 22nd opinion piece, "Public charge rule hurts NYC immigrants," President Donald Trump's proposed expansion of the "public charge" rule will force legal immigrants...
Sep 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 300 300 recommendations | email to a friend
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Worthy walk
Dear Editor, Navy veteran Tommy Zurhellen walked across America raising awareness about the plight of our veterans, especially suicide and homelessness. He raised over $45,000, and after his trek e...
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Take the safety off
Dear Editor, A heated debate over gun violence has focused attention on the National Rifle Association's political power in Congress. The best way to defeat the NRA is to destroy its main source of...
Aug 28, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 313 313 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ignoring veterans
Dear Editor, In an age where veterans who served our country with dignity and honor who now find themselves among the homeless on New York City Streets, it is outrageous and appalling that Mayor Bi...
Aug 28, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 319 319 recommendations | email to a friend
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A tear for Eddie
Dear Editor, This is in reply to Shedeline Paul, whose dispatch about racism in schools appeared in the August 15th issue. Shedeline, there may be merits to your statements, but there is another si...
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