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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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Carmela I. Puglisi
Carmela I. Puglisi passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at the age of 88. Beloved Wife of the late Andrew J. Puglisi. Loving Mother of John Puglisi, Conrad Puglisi, Carol Puglisi, Joseph Puglisi...
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Barbara Barry
Barbara Barry passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at the age of 72. Beloved Wife of Thomas L. Barry. Loving Mother of Thomas C. Barry and Maryann Rivinius and Mother-in-Law of Patty and Robert...
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Anna Hannsgen
Anna Hannsgen passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at the age of 88. Beloved Wife of the late Arthur William Hannsgen. Dear Sister of the late Elizabeth and Gustav. Cherished Aunt of Many loving ...
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Evelyn Puz
Evelyn Puz passed away on Friday, March 15, 2013 at the age of 83. Beloved Wife of the late Frank. Loving Mother of the late Frank and Mother–in-Law of Sue. Cherished Grandmother of Melissa, Jeffre...
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Leonard Cestaro
Leonard Cestaro passed away on Monday, March 18, 2013 at the age of 95.Beloved Husband of Charlotte Cestaro. Loving Father of Leonard Cestaro Jr. (Sheree), Lori Ann Cestaro, Randy Cestaro (Judi) an...
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Evelyn Puz
Evelyn Puz passed away on Friday, March 15, 2013 at the age of 83. Beloved Wife of the late Frank. Loving Mother of the late Frank and Mother-in-Law of Sue. Cherished Grandmother of Melissa, Jeffre...
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Richard A. Luciano
Richard A. Luciano passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at the age of 73. Beloved Husband of Miriam Martinez. Loving Stepfather of Debra Morales and Brenda Rodriguez. Cherished Grandfather of Mi...
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Dolores Faz Browne
Dolores Faz Browne passed away on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at the age of 66. Beloved Wife of Thomas J. Browne. Loving Mother of James Thomas Browne and Mother-in-Law of Kaoko. Dear Sister of Molly...
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John T. Zukas
John T. Zukas passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2013. Beloved Husband of Gloria Zukas. Loving Father of Jessica Lang and John Zukas and Father-in-Law of Brian. Dear Brother of Barbara Bove. Mr. Zu...
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Aurelia Arpino
Aurelia Arpino passed away on March 17th, 2013. Beloved Wife of Aniello. Devoted Mother of Arlene Moliterno, Aurelia Barraco, Michael and Arnold Arpino. Loving Grandmother of Eight. Funeral Mass at...
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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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