blog roll
our featured bloggers
Astoria Characters: The Harpist
Aug 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Tracey started playing the harp at 13. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Although it’s tall and long, you don’t notice the harp right away. That’s because it’s standing ...
Some Thing You May Not Have Known about Queens
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens—it’s the largest of the five boroughs of New York in terms of sheer geographical expanse, and, with nearly 2.5 million residents, it would be the 4th largest city in the nation if the five b...
The James Damore Google Memo Firing and Its Legal Consequences – It Could Potentially Blaze New Trails in Constitutional Law
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
James Damore is the Google software engineer who wrote the “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber,” Memo , arguing that genetics are the primary reason why software engineering is dominated by men . St...
Heartburn Drugs Linked to Severe Side Effects
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 141 141 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Rudolph F. X. Migliore, P.C. The Differences Between Nexium and Prilosec:   Nexium   is a prescription drug that treats GERD (Gastro esophageal reflux disease), Zollinger- Ellison Syndrome, ul...
Grand Central Parkway Car Accident Involves Four Cars, Two Deaths and Seven Injuries
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP On Sunday morning, July 17, a Grand Central Parkway car accident took the lives of two people and left seven others injured. The accident occurred near 188th St....
What Happens If You Can’t Locate a Will?
Aug 16, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 138 138 recommendations | email to a friend
So you spend the time and money to carefully plan out your estate and you prepare and execute a will that ensures that your property goes exactly where you want it to. Once you’ve made it official,...
How Many Racist Statements Does It Take to Create a Hostile Work Environment?
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
If is severe enough, one racist statement can create a hostile work environment, according to the United State Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. This court hears appeals for New York, Vermon...
Astoria Characters: The Drag Queen
Aug 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
“I’m not used to posing as a boy,” says   Travis Barr . PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Travis as himself. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “I’m not used to posing as a boy,” says  Travis Barr . Burly...
Astoria Characters: The Diner Owners
Aug 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
There are 927 entries, including the daily specials, on the menu at the   Bel Aire Diner . PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING The Bel Aire Diner on 21st Street at Broadway. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhli...
Astoria Characters: The Actor Who Makes Life His Stage
Aug 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Alec plays Kris in The Crusade of Connor Stephens. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “Would you mind if I make breakfast?” Alec Shaw,   who is walking around the kitchen...

more blogs

obituaries
Kathleen Wright
Kathleen Wright of Glendale NY passed away on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at the age of 69. Devoted Mother of Kenneth J. and Colleen Critelli. Dear Mother-in-Law of Mary and John Critelli. Loving Grand...
Aug 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Andrea Impollonia
Andrea Impollonia passed away on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the age of 58. Beloved Wife of Edward Fabio. Loving Mother of Michael Impollonia and Christina Impollonia. Dedicated Caretaker of her ma...
Aug 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Angela Mussa
Angela Mussa passed away on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at the age of 93. Loving Mother of Carla Mussa. Also survived by loving family members in Italy. Religious Services were offered at Papavero Fu...
Aug 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Zofia Syrek
Zofia Syrek passed away on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at the age of 88. Beloved Wife of Michal Syrek. Loving Mother of Jacek Syrek and Jerzy Syrek and Mother-in-Law of Juliatta and Karen. Cherished ...
Aug 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
John Kulig
John Kulig passed away on Tuesday, August 08, 2017 at the age of 54. Beloved Son of Stanislaw and Ludwika Kulig. Loving Brother of Mary, Antoinette, Stacey, Jeannie, Halina and Liz and Brother-in-L...
Aug 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
James L. Schumacher
James L. Schumacher passed away in Elmhurst, NY on Thursday, August 03, 2017 at the age of 80. Loving husband of Aida C. Schumacher. Beloved father of James Jr. Schumacher and Robert Schumacher. Ch...
Aug 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Norma A. Barrett
Norma A. Barrett passed away on Saturday, July 29, 2017. Beloved Wife of James Barrett. Loving Mother of Christine Rosner. Cherished Grandmother of Keira, Kimberly and Caroline. Mass of Christian B...
Aug 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Dolores Dineiro
Dolores Dineiro passed away on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at the age of 102. Beloved mother of Cristina Castaneda, Carmen Dineiro, Julio Dineiro, and the late Lourdes Rodriguez, Ignacio Payan, and Ferna...
Aug 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Tadeusz Roztoczynski
Tadeusz Roztoczynski passed away on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at the age of 68. Beloved Husband of Zofia Roztoczynska. Loving Father of Iwona Roztoczynski. Cherished Grandfather of Julia, Wiktoria, W...
Aug 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Jimmy Martin Falzone
Jimmy Martin Falzone passed away on Friday, July 28, 2017 at the age of 24. Beloved Son of Samantha J. Martin and Jimmy Falzone and Stepson of Didi Welch-Falzone. Cherished Nephew of Nana Marie Aie...
Aug 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Elisa Ann Ferraro
Elisa Ann Ferraro passed away on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at the age of 63. Beloved Mother of Victor Joel Sawchuk and Dani Victoria Sawchuk. Cherished daughter of Agnes Garrett. Loving Sister of Pau...
Aug 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Angela Ann Scilla
Angela Ann Scilla passed away on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at the age of 48. Beloved Wife of Jack Scilla. Loving Mother of Peter Scilla and Giacomo Scilla and our Pebbles. Dearest Daughter of Josephine...
Aug 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Luis Rico
Luis Rico passed away on July 16th, 2017 at the age of 62 years. Beloved Brother of Rosa E. Blanca, Ceasar, and William. Dear Uncle of Ricardo and Marianna. Great Uncle of Brian. Also survived by m...
Jul 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Frank Andriella
Frank Andriella passed away in Port Washington on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at the age of 68. Beloved Husband of Rose Marie Andriella. Loving Father of Mark Andriella and the late Antonia Andriella....
Jul 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Walter Petuch
Walter Petuch passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at the age of 75. Loving son of the late Albert and Jennie Petuch. Beloved father of Wendy Anne Bornemann and Alan Petuch. Cherished grandfathe...
Jul 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news