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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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Dorothy “Dot” G. Schneider
Dorothy “Dot” G. Schneider passed away on Friday, March 02, 2018 at the age of 84. Beloved Sister of Vivian Scheidt, Clare Connors, Jacqueline Jorgensen and the late Joan D’Agostino. Cherished Aunt...
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Blanche Doak (nee Rubel)
Blanche Doak (nee Rubel) passed away February 28th, 2018 at the age of 95 years. Beloved Mother of Charlene Novak and William Doak. Loving Grandmother and Great-Grandmother of 3 Grandsons and 3 Gre...
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Jesusa Garcia
Jesusa Garcia passed away on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at the age of 89. Beloved Mother of Diana Murray. Loving Grandmother of Kaitlyn and Sebastian. Dearest Sister of Ana Mercedes Garcia, Nelson ...
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George L. Ting
George L. Ting passed away on Thursday, March 01, 2018 at the age of 83. Beloved Husband of Rosita Lim Ting. Loving Father of Arlene Ting. Cherished Grandfather of Allison and Kyle. Dearest Brother...
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Jose I. Gomez
Jose I. Gomez passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at the age of 88. Beloved Husband of Mercedes Gomez. Loving Father of Jose Gomez, Rogelio Gomez, Raquel Gomez and Santiago Gomez. Cherished ...
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Catherine Pavon
Catherine Pavon passed away on Friday, February 16, 2018 at the age of 65. Beloved Wife of Luis Fernandes. Loving Sister of Bernard Pavon, Josephine Pavon and Irene Yepez. Cherished Aunt of Many lo...
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Patricia Lapolla
Patricia Lapolla passed away on Monday, February 26, 2018 at the age of 73. Beloved Wife of the late Samuel Lapolla. Loving Mother of Joseph Lapolla, Ralph & Hilda Lapolla and Doreen & Matthew Asta...
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Roberto Gonzalez
Roberto Gonzalez passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at the age of 56. Beloved Husband of the late Silvana Caminiti. Loving Father of Roberto Gonzalez Jr., Daniella Gonzalez, Sal Barresi and ...
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Anthony J. Puya
Anthony J. Puya passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at the age of 90. Beloved Husband of the late Frances Puya. Loving Father of Deborah Michal, Albert Puya, Phillip Puya and Kathie Ficeto ...
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Rita Savasta
Rita Savasta Date of Death: Friday, February 9, 2018 Age: 69 Beloved Wife of Vito Savasta Sr., loving mother of Vito Savasta Jr., and future daughter-in-law Peggy Kerolle. Born and raised in Piacen...
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Stephen H. Ebbrecht
Stephen H. Ebbrecht passed away on Friday, February 09, 2018 at the age of 58. Beloved Husband of Hunee Ebbrecht. Loving Father of Stephanie Ebbrecht and Sarah Ebbrecht. Cherished son of Julie Kell...
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Angelina Belfiore
Angelina Belfiore passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the age of 90. Beloved Aunt of Gary and Barbara Staiano. Loving Great-Aunt of Dakota. Cherished Sister of the late Margaret Staiano. ...
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Concetta Sultana
Concetta Sultana passed away on Monday, February 05, 2018 at the age of 87. Beloved Wife of the late Joseph Sultana. Loving Mother of Carmen Sultana and John Sultana and Mother-in-Law of Daryl Salo...
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Concetta Sultana
Concetta Sultana passed away on Monday, February 05, 2018 at the age of 87. Beloved Wife of the late Joseph Sultana. Loving Mother of Carmen Sultana and John Sultana. Cherished Grandmother of Veron...
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George D. James
George D. James passed away on Monday, February 05, 2018 at the age of 78. Beloved Husband of Grace James. Loving Father of Susan James. Cherished Grandfather of Amanda Vopat. Dear Brother of Virgi...
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