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Astoria Characters: Cadillac Man
May 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Cadillac Man wrote Land of the Lost Souls: My Life on the Streets . Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Tom Wagner , cap and coat in hand, is itching to get outside. He wa...
Do Your Work Policies Discriminate Between Men and Women?
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
One Set of Rules for Men and a Different Set of Rules for Women Having company policies that discriminate between men and women can be lethal for an employer in today’s work environment. If you hav...
Social Media: Should You Use Social Media in an Internal Investigation?
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Investigating Employees Through Their Social Media Accounts Social media can provide a lot of information about people’s lives. Why would an employer want to know what an employee is doing through ...
Astoria Characters: The ESL Schoolteacher
May 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Yamina teaches English as a second language to second graders at P.S. 70. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When you have three children under the age of 4, it’s not alw...
Adolph Caso, a voice for Italian Americans, decries the attacks on Columbus
May 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 151 151 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena I met Adolph Caso the first time at the International Book Show in New York City and he struck me as a person who loves books more than anything in the world. On...
Defensive Driving Can Prevent Accidents and Injuries and Also Save Lives
May 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 248 248 recommendations | email to a friend
Do you know how to drive defensively? Everyone has heard about defensive driving, but what does it mean to drive defensively? It certainly behooves drivers to find out because knowing and following...
Astoria Characters: The Ballet Teacher
May 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Eric is the founder of the Long Island City School of Ballet and the Long Island City Ballet. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling There aren’t any ballet dancers in Kilgor...
Astoria Characters: The Father and Son Florists
May 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling John’s the owner of Ditmars Flowers & Gifts. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling John Patrikis is standing in the back of Ditmars Flowers & Gifts putting the finishing tou...
Real Personal Injury Law Cases in NY: $73k Payout
Apr 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 348 348 recommendations | email to a friend
A story told by car accident victim in the NY Area: When I was 11 years old, I was in a car with my father, having some bonding moments while driving to fill up gas in the New York area. We were ha...
Dr. Mary Rorro, The “Violin Doc,” An Exclusive Interview
Apr 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 141 141 recommendations | email to a friend
An interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena She was nicknamed “The Violin Doc” in a book by Lisa Wong entitled “Scales to Scalpels, Doctors Who Practice the Healing Arts of Music and Medicine;”  a talen...

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Jessie Aylmer
Jessie Aylmer passed away on March 15th, 2013. Beloved Mother of Susan Lanzi and Husband Richard and Teddy Lloyd. Loving Grandmother of Mary Campione, Michael Lanzi and Wife Kristin, and Christophe...
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Vincent V. Niski
VINCENT NISKI Vincent V. Niski passed away peacefully on March 6, 2013 at Fairview Nursing Care Center in Forest Hills, NY at the age of 89. Vincent was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was Honorably...
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Jeanne Moran
Moran, Jeanne F. Jeanne Moran of Woodside, Queens died on Feb. 9, 2013 at the Bethel Health Center in Conn. She was 83. Jeanne was born on April 2, 1929 in New York City, the daughter of the late J...
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Edward J. Tormey
Edward J. Tormey passed away on February 27th, 2013 . Beloved Husband of Frances. Devoted Father of Maureen Grassi and Husband Gary, Collen McTigue and Husband Philip, Kevin Tormey and Wife Kathy a...
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Henry W. Kern
Henry W. Kern of Ridgewood, NY passed away on March 5, 2013 at the age of 85. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II. He was the beloved husband of the late Lucille. Devoted father of John, Bob...
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Linda Manfredi
Linda Manfredi passed away on Monday, March 04, 2013 at the age of 70. Beloved Wife of Michael Manfredi. Loving Mother of Melissa Petronis and Mother-in-Law of Peter. Cherished Grandmother of Micha...
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Jennie Lord
Jennie Lord passed away on Monday, March 04, 2013 at the age of 101. Beloved Wife of the late Thomas Lord. Loving Mother of Helen Vaccaro, Eleanor Pinamonti and Dorothy Daly and Mother-in-Law of Fr...
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Nada Lulic
Nada Lulic passed away on Tuesday, March 05, 2013 at the age of 80. Beloved Mother of Milanka Savanovic and the late Mila Bankovic. Cherished Grandmother of Milan, Nikola, Milosav, Stevo, Nada, Jel...
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Ligia Wiest
Ligia Wiest passed away on Wednesday, March 06, 2013 at the age of 94. Beloved Wife of the late John Wiest. Loving Mother of Alexandra W. Lombardo, John Wiest Jr. and Claudia Buckley. Cherished Gra...
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Marie Breck
Marie Breck passed away on Saturday, March 09, 2013 at the age of 79. Beloved Wife of Anthony Breck. Loving Mother of the late James Breck, Sr. Cherished Grandmother of James and Krisja. Mass of Ch...
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Jesus M. Vicente
Jesus M. Vicente passed away on Friday, March 08, 2013 at the age of 87. Beloved Husband of Nelly Vicente. Loving Father of Fred A. Vicente and Elizabeth T. Vicente. Dear Brother of Jose Antonio an...
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Jeannie Papavera
Jeannie Papavera passed away on Saturday, March 09, 2013 at the age of 76. Beloved Wife of the late Joseph G. Papavera. Cherished Mother of Joseph A. Papavera. Cherished Grandmother of Jacquelyn an...
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Donald Lee Powell
Donald Lee Powell passed away on Monday, February 25, 2013 at the age of 78. Beloved Husband of Gladys A. Powell. Loving Father of Katherine, Steve and Elizabeth. Cherished Grandfather of Harrison ...
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Louis S. Carrano
Louis S. Carrano passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at the age of 86. Beloved Husband of Celia Carrano. Loving Father of Gary Carrano and Father-in-Law of Josette Carrano. Cherished Grandfat...
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Anna Crossnohere
Anna Crossnohere passed away on Monday, February 25, 2013 at the age of 86. Beloved Wife of the late John Crossnohere. Loving Mother of Joan Kniazuk. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and f...
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