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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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The last Munchkin
Dear Editor, Jerry Maren, who portrayed the Lollipop Kid in the 1939 classic "The Wizard of Oz," was the last surviving Munchkin of the 125 little people who were in the film. I had the pleasure of...
Jun 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeVos devoid
Dear Editor, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos should resign immediately. She has committed a gross offense against the Republicans’ twelfth commandment: “Thou shall not criticize America abroad.”...
Jun 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
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Where's the flag?
Dear Editor, The sky was a little overcast, but the weather held up for the beginning of this year’s Maspeth Memorial Day Parade. Toward the end there were a few sprinkles, but that did not seem to...
Jun 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
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Where's our ramp?
Dear Editor, Councilman Rory Lancman promised Kew Gardens Hills voters that a wheelchair ramp will be installed at the entrance to P.S. 164's gym in time for the September primaries. This would res...
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Plain obstruction
Dear Editor, It is obvious to many of us that a conspiracy to commit a widespread obstruction of justice to protect and keep a president from being indicted or impeached is being done in open sight...
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Quoting collusion
Dear Editor, One old quotation and an old English proverb come to my mind when I watch what is going on with the investigation of the so-called "Russian collusion.” The old quotation belongs to Con...
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Post v. 'Putz'
Dear Editor, Does the right hand know what the left hand is doing at the New York Post? Never one to miss an opportunity for red-baiting, the Post portrays Mayor Bill de Blasio’s disdain for a news...
Jun 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knapp wrong
Dear Editor, Thomas Knapp's column on May 17 regarding the United States pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal was the most asinine opinion piece I've ever read. Astoundingly, it is Knapp's opinion ...
May 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
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Assault on law
Dear Editor, This past Sunday, the president ordered an investigation into the FBI’s use of an informant to investigate his campaign. While seemingly innocuous this is a very dangerous assault on t...
May 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
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Injecting some sanity
Dear Editor, Regarding Melissa Goldin's May 10th article "Mayor backs injection sites," de Blasio's safe injection sites program for drug addicts is insane and illegal. What mind-altering substance...
May 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don't legalize it
Dear Editor, Marijuana possessed and smoked in public for recreation is neither safe for driving nor for second-hand smoke exposure for nonusers. Marijuana impairs a person's ability to drive an au...
May 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drugs allowed
Dear Editor, Now that the district attorneys of Manhattan and the Bronx, many of the politicians, and even the Daily News think that smoking marijuana is no big thing and realizing the money that t...
May 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fair error
Dear Editor Benjamin Fang's May 17th article "June event to promote Flushing" was 22 years off the mark in his lede. The World's Fair occurred in 1939, not 1917. It's theme was "The World of Tomorr...
May 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knapp time
Dear Editor, I was recently introduced to the Queens Examiner and now look for it every week as I find it a pleasure to read. I think your articles are a little more in-depth and thoughtful than ar...
May 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
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History repeats?
Dear Editor, Former Secretary of State John Kerry's secret meetings with Iranian officials and the Democratic National Committee, and Hillary Clinton's connection to the creation of a phony dossier...
May 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
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