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Astoria Characters: The Immigrant's Daughter
Oct 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
  Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Catherine is the author of “Immigrant Daughter.” Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When Catherine Kapphahn was a little girl, she sensed that there were things her mot...
How Dangerous Is Texting While Driving Compared with Drunk Driving?
Oct 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
Why Texting While Driving May Be More Dangerous than DWI It may come as a surprise that texting while driving is more worrisome to the majority of drivers than drunk driving. This is true despite t...
Astoria Characters: The One and Only Gildo
Oct 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Gildo, the diversified artist. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “I bet you can’t guess what this is,” says Gildo Spado . He holds up a round metal object whose center p...
What the New Anti-Sexual Harassment Law Means for NY Employers
Oct 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 177 177 recommendations | email to a friend
Is There Liability You Could Face that You Did Not Face in the Past? The NYS new anti-harassment law has a number of sweeping changes. For one, it applies to all protected classes under New York Hu...
Astoria Characters: The Pedaling Pedagogue
Oct 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Ben works for the city’s Department of Education. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Ben Sherman is standing outside his apartment building eager to hop on his bicycle. A...
OPENING A FRANCHISE BUSINESS DOESN'T GUARANTEE SUCCESS
Oct 04, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 318 318 recommendations | email to a friend
INTERVIEW WITH RIDGEWOOD REAL ESTATE BROKER Anthony Carbi Look at Taco Bell they have Beefy Fritos Burrito for $1.00 dollar. We are talking about maybe half of the $3.49 cents as a profit. Or $1.74...
Oct 04, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 220 220 recommendations | email to a friend
Example you rent a store for $6,000 dollars. You still have to pay electric, heat, water and at least two salary’s for someone to open and close the place besides serving customers weekly. So now y...
HOW CAN A BUSINESS/FRANCHISE OWNER MAKE MONEY TODAY?
Oct 04, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 200 200 recommendations | email to a friend
Example you rent a store for $6,000 dollars. You still have to pay electric, heat, water and at least two salary’s for someone to open and close the place besides serving customers weekly. So now y...
Astoria Characters: On the Street Where I Live -- 10 Years Later
Oct 01, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling The Green Farmer When I started writing Astoria Characters 10 years ago, I didn’t know how long I would continue it, and I didn’t know where it would lead. The premise was...
Astoria Characters: The 99-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor
Sep 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Margot was born in Dresden. Text and Photos by  Nancy A. Ruhling After she settles herself into her favorite chair, Margot Karp puts on her spectacles. The lenses, big and...

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Joseph P. Sheehan
Joseph P. Sheehan passed away on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at the age of 85. Beloved Husband of MaryAnn Sheehan. Loving Father of William Sheehan, Barbara A. Sheehan, Thomas Sheehan and Joseph She...
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Lidia B. Oliva
Lidia B. Oliva passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the age of 77. Beloved Wife of the late Pedro L. Oliva. Loving Mother of Pablo Oliva, Marcelo Oliva and the late Christian Oliva. Cheris...
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Gregory M. Rachwalski
Gregory M. Rachwalski passed away on Monday, February 18, 2019 at the age of 70. Beloved Father of Jeffrey Rachwalski and Michael Rachwalski, and Father-in-Law of Rebecca and Donna. Cherished Grand...
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Rosa Nieves
Rosa Nieves passed away on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at the age of 88. Beloved Mother of Miguel Roman and Mary Muzio. Loving Grandmother of Michelle Milagros, Karen and Lisa. Cherished Great-Grand...
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Lucille J. Casano
Lucille J. Casano passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at the age of 95. Beloved Wife of the late Frank Casano and Phil Vitriola. Loving Mother of Joanne Russo. Dear Sister of the late Louis ...
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Carmen Nagler
Carmen Nagler passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at the age of 81. Beloved Wife of Robert Nagler. Mass of Christian Burial offered at Ascension Church on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 10:...
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Teresa Modzelewski
Teresa Modzelewski on January 28, 2019, at the age of at the age of 78. Lifelong resident of Greenpoint, Brooklyn and Long Island City, Queens. Beloved daughter of the late Antonina (née Szymborska...
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Antonia LoFaso
Antonia LoFaso passed away on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at the age of 88. Beloved Wife of the late Domenico LoFaso. Loving Mother of Santo LoFaso and Benedetto LoFaso and Mother-in-Law of Josephin...
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Ippolito Trifilio
Ippolito Trifilio passed away on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at the age of 85. Beloved Husband of Carmela Trifilio. Loving Father of Anthony Trifilio, Steven Trifilio, Frank Trifilio, Maria Mirra an...
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Rose Vizzo
Rose Vizzo passed away on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at the age of 92. Beloved Wife of the late Vincent Vizzo. Loving Mother of Suzanne Russell and the late Linda Vizzo. Cherished Grandmother of M...
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Carey- Catherine Francis (Kitty)
Carey- Catherine Francis (Kitty) on February 9, 2019 at the age of 93. Lifelong resident of Bay Ridge, Brooklyn and Maspeth, Queens. Beloved daughter of the late Daniel and Helen Carey, and Sister ...
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Leon Z. Skiba
Leon Z. Skiba passed away on December 14, 2018 at the age of 63. Beloved husband of Janice (nee saar) Loving father of Mellissa Skiba, Robert (Kristen) Juran and Peter (Angel) Juran. Devoted son of...
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Jean Giudice Doria
Jean Giudice Doria passed away on Saturday, February 09, 2019 at the age of 93. Beloved Wife of Nunzio Doria and the late Pasquale Guidice. Loving Mother of Joseph & Judy, Phillip & Anna, Patrick &...
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Leo Magno
Leo Magno passed away on Thursday, February 07, 2019 at the age of 81. Beloved Husband of Nancy Magno. Loving Father of Gregory Magno, Nancy Jurgens and Anthony Magno and Father-in-Law of Darren. C...
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Prasha L. Tuladhar
Prasha L. Tuladhar passed away on Thursday, February 07, 2019 at the age of 31. Beloved Wife of Dipak Maharjan. Devoted Mother of Jolene. Loving Daughter of Prakash and Shakuntala Tuladhar. Cherish...
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