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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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This is justice?
Dear Editor, The man who was charged with murdering ten people, including eight children, in 1984 was set free not by the parole board, but by technicality. This is utterly insane. The parole board...
Apr 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
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Money talks
Dear Editor, The NRA, which has an annual budget of over $300 million and five million members, is the most powerful lobbying organization in Washington. They use that power to make sure that Congr...
Apr 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
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No free ride
Dear Editor, Never stand between comptroller and mayoral hopeful Scott Stringer and a microphone or photo opportunity. His press conference calling for more off-peak subway service to keep up with ...
Apr 03, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 183 183 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dangerous diversity
Dear Editor, FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro recently announced that more than half of our city's firefighters will be minority members, and 15 percent will be females by 2029. He wants the Fire Dep...
Apr 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 216 216 recommendations | email to a friend
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Le Grand Orange
Dear Editor, Rusty Staub was a man of all seasons. Not only did he have a long and colorful career with the Mets, he also dedicated himself to doing charity work that benefited thousands of childre...
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In Konecnik's camp
Dear Editor, I have read Ed Konecnik's letter (“Guns & Ignorance” - March 22), and here we have a civic-minded person who has not only identified why we have a recent growth in shooting problems, b...
Apr 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 206 206 recommendations | email to a friend
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Making progress?
Dear Editor, I read the letter that Ed Konecnik (“Guns & Ignorance” - March 22) wrote, and I just shook my head. But I submit that the reactions of schools to students walking out of class for 17 m...
Mar 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 245 245 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Quinn' pro quo
Dear Editor: Former City Council speaker and 2013 losing mayoral candidate Christine Quinn's apology and subsequent retraction of her insult to Cuomo challenger Cynthia Nixon that she is "an unqual...
Mar 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 175 175 recommendations | email to a friend
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Misguided blame
Dear Editor, In his letter last week about school violence, Ed Konecnik blamed everyone but the most responsible party: the NRA. He pointed out that "students are taught that all lifestyles are equ...
Mar 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 196 196 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump's hypocrisy
Dear Editor, It is laughable when President Donald Trump gets up on his high horse and alleges that Joe Biden has threatened him with physical assault. What about the time he said that he would hit...
Mar 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lane mistake
Dear Editor, The last time I checked, I live in New York City and I want to tell Mayor Bill de Blasio that he works for me and all the other taxpayers in the city, not the other way around. I have ...
Mar 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
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Right call
Dear Editor, Mayor Bill de Blasio's decision to close public schools last week was the right decision given the predicted intensity of the approaching nor'easter. It would have been disastrous if p...
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School challenges
Dear Editor, New schools chancellor Richard Caranza faces many daunting hurdles, but his biggest challenge is justifying Mayor Bill de Blasio's secretive process for picking him to run our city's p...
Mar 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 186 186 recommendations | email to a friend
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AirTrain dreams
Dear Editor, There are several fatal flaws to the proposed LaGuardia Air Train project supported by Governor Andrew Cuomo, Borough President Melinda Katz and other elected officials that no one see...
Mar 20, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 199 199 recommendations | email to a friend
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Failed test
Dear Editor, President Donald Trump constantly calls Senator Elizabeth Warren "Pocahontas" for her claims to be of Native-American ancestry. An editorial this month in Massachusetts's Berkshire Eag...
Mar 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 176 176 recommendations | email to a friend
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