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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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Catherine Carmazzo
Catherine Carmazzo passed away on Monday, January 22, 2018 at the age of 92. Beloved Wife of the late Salvatore Carmazzo. Loving Mother of Joseph (Donna) Carmazzo, and Anthony (Frances) Carmazzo. C...
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Maria Navarro-Marchant
Maria Navarro-Marchant passed away on Monday, January 22, 2018 at the age of 93. Beloved Mother of Rosa Tolli. Loving Grandmother of Danny, Stephanie, Emily and Sophia. Private Cremation held on We...
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Anthony Cassano
Anthony Cassano passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at the age of 92. Beloved Son of the late Vito and Mary Cassano. Loving Brother of the late Donato Cassano and Antonio Cassano. Dearest Fri...
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Frank Cesare
Frank Cesare passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at the age of 60. Beloved Husband of Rosemaria R. Rubio. Loving Father of Frank Ross Cesare and also of Jennifer Cesare, from a previous marri...
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Sam Maung
Sam Maung passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the age of 73. Beloved Husband of Than Myint. Loving Father of Kyaw Win and Nan Kyaw. Cremation Service held on Tuesday 30, 2018 at Fresh Pond...
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Catherine Cucchiara
Catherine Cucchiara passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the age of 66. Cathy Cucchiara (Kitty Harrington) of County Kerry, Ireland. Beloved Wife of the late Salvatore Cucchiara. Loving Sis...
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Jaime E. Nino “El Niño”
Jaime E. Nino “El Niño” passed away on Friday, January 26, 2018 at the age of 43. Beloved Son of the late Jaime and Betty Nino. Loving & Amazing Brother of Sandra Roberto, Soraya Nino, Dayanara Nin...
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Amelia Chiaino
Amelia Chiaino passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018 at the age of 75. Beloved Daughter of the late John and Josephine Chiaino. Loving Sister of Rosalie M. Chiaino. Also survived by many loving c...
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James Holland
James Holland passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018 at the age of 56. Beloved Son of the late John and Patricia Holland. Loving Brother of John Holland, Kathleen Holland and Kevin (Debra) Holland...
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Karl Ludwig
Karl Ludwig passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at the age of 71. Beloved Husband of the late Agnes Ludwig. Loving Father of Jen (Steve) Lang, Karl (Trish) Ludwig, Kevin Ludwig, Kris (Megan)...
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Elba Chaves Cañadas
Elba Chaves Cañadas passed away on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at the age of 96. Beloved Wife of the late Alfredo Chaves. Loving Mother of Elba Carmen, Argenta Irma, Athala and Alfredo. Cherished Gr...
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Frank C. Wernicki
Frank C. Wernicki died on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at the age of 87. Born in Queens he was the beloved Husband of Cecilia for 61 years, Devoted Father of Kathleen McCluskey and the late Frank and D...
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Helen Rokus
Helen Rokus passed away on January 12th 2018 at the age of 97 years. Beloved Mother of Mary Ann, Theresa, Joan Last and Husband Richard and Vincent. Loving Grandmother of Kristen Tornese and Gregor...
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Stella Elliot
Stella Elliot passed away on January 11th, 2018 at the age of 100 years. She was born February 19th, 1917 at Piping Rock County in Matinecock where her parents, Vincent (Willie) and Anna Sarmuksnis...
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Kenneth William Harris
Kenneth William Harris passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the age of 69. Beloved Husband of Joyce Theresa Harris. Loving Father of the late Kenneth Ryan Harris. Mr. Harris was a United St...
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