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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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Another shooting
Dear Editor, The shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas is an absolute tragedy. It has come to a point in our country that schools are no longer safe havens of learning for our children, teacher...
May 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
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Memorial Day
Dear Editor, As we approach Memorial Day, many things come to mind. First of all, let's remember all those who gave their lives to protect our nation. Let us also salute all of our brave men and wo...
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What's a fact?
Dear Editor, President Donald Trump's new lead attorney, Rudy Giuliani, was asked by George Stephanopoulis about his statements regarding attorney Michael Cohen's payments to Stormy Daniels. Giulia...
May 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
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Old problem
Dear Editor, The hit-and-run death of a nine-year-old boy in Jackson Heights on raises two disturbing questions. Why did driver Juan Jimenez flee the scene? And what was an 86-year-old man doing be...
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Fudged numbers
Dear Editor, "Rally for MTA accountability" (Meghan Sackman - May 10) starts at the top. Consider the recent announcement that $936 million for the subway station renovation program will be reduced...
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 150 150 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stop an overdose
Dear Editor, In April, Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams issued an advisory recommending widespread distribution of life-saving naloxone to combat opioid overdose deaths. At Alliance for Positive Ch...
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
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Silver's lining
Dear Editor, Now that former Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver has been convicted on all counts of fraud against him, his new residence – a small cell with a toilet and sink - will be far less comfor...
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Wrong on e-bikes
Dear Editor, While e-bikes have not been proven to be a menace on the road, they are a menace on the sidewalk. Your editorial last week emphasizes road safety as well as delivery workers' safety, b...
May 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nobel for Trump?
Dear Editor, North Korea must disabuse itself of any further testing of nuclear weapons and renounce the status of a rogue nation. The two nations must find accommodation for a permanent agreement ...
May 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
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RIP Chuck McCann
Dear Editor, I wish to send my heartfelt sympathies to the family of the children's television pioneer and comic actor Chuck McCann. I recall his shows “Let's Have Fun” on WPIX-11 New York, “The Ch...
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Changing Scouts
Dear Editor, The Boys Scouts of America is changing its name and will be known as "Scouts BSA” to make the organization more inclusive and allow girls to join. I guess the times are changing. I was...
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Trump's raid
Dear Editor, President Donald Trump sent his goons to his own personal doctor's office to terrorize the secretary and a patient to scoop up his files because his doctor revealed that he was taking ...
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McCain's legacy
Dear Editor, As Senator John McCain continues to battle brain cancer, the prayers of the entire country are with him and his family. He has led a very distinguished life of public service, includin...
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Defining America
Dear Editor, America is not just a place but an idea, an ideal and a way of life. It is a place where immigrants did not renounce their heritage but celebrated and shared their diverse cultures, pr...
May 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
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Donate Blood
Dear Editor, I would like to impress upon the masses the importance of donating blood. As Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of the Brooklyn and Queens Diocese said at an Awards ceremony at the Immaculate Co...
May 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 191 191 recommendations | email to a friend
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