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How Dangerous Is Texting While Driving Compared with Drunk Driving?
Oct 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 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 | 26 26 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 | 189 189 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 | 34 34 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 | 279 279 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 | 236 236 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 | 284 284 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 | 45 45 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 | 52 52 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...
Astoria Characters: The Paper Engineer
Sep 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Gene is a paper engineer/graphic designer/illustrator. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling From the stack of books on his desk, Gene Vosough brings forth a gold-tooled tom...

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Gustavo Jorge Campello
Gustavo Jorge Campello It is with great sadness that friends and family announce the passing of our dear friend Gustavo Jorge Campello on March 5, 2019 during his sleep at 62 years of age in Forest...
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John Kempisty
John Kempisty passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the age of 98. Predeceased by loving wife Ruth Kempisty. John was a longtime resident of Maspeth, community volunteer, and activist. Loving fa...
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Pietro Partenope
Pietro Partenope passed away on Monday, May 20, 2019 at the age of 93. Beloved Husband of the late Antonietta Partenope. Loving Father of Maria Duerr and the late Michelina Carlisle, and Father-in-...
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Lillian Martinez
Lillian Martinez passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2019 at the age of 78. Beloved Mother of Florence Paradise and Laureen Martinez. Cherished Grandmother of Amanda Olivo. Private Cremation held on Tue...
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Evangelina Abarentos Lacerna
Evangelina Abarentos Lacerna passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at the age of 69. Beloved Wife of Armando Lacerna. Loving Mother of Arlene Capili, Neiwen Lacerna, Glenn Lacerna, Karen Alfonso a...
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Jose S. Panlilio
Jose S. Panlilio passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the age of 85. Beloved Husband of Lucrecia Chua Panlilio. Loving Father of Marisse (Cosette), Ping (Del), Joji (Nona), Bob (Tonette), Maria...
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Frank J. Galante
Frank J. Galante passed away on Wednesday, May 08, 2019 at the age of 68. Beloved Husband of Veronica Galante. Loving Father of Frank V. Galante and the late Michael A. Galante and Father-in-Law of...
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Henry T. Walters
Henry T. Walters passed away on Friday, May 10, 2019 at the age of 60. Beloved Husband of Marie Walters. Loving Father of Matthew (Fionnuala) Walters, James Walters, Maura (Vincent) LaHara, Tara Wa...
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Mary T. Driscoll
Mary T. Driscoll passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2019 at the age of 79. Beloved Wife of the late John Francis Driscoll. Loving Mother of John G. Driscoll, Audra M. Driscoll and Karin A. Cotoia and M...
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Filomena DiCristo
Filomena DiCristo passed away on Wednesday, May 08, 2019 at the age of 87. Beloved Wife of the late Vincent DiCristo. Loving Mother of Rosemarie DiCristo. Mass of Christian Burial offered at Transf...
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Betty Ann Galea
Betty Ann Galea passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2019 at the age of 88. Beloved Wife of the late Anthony Galea. Loving Mother of Anthony Galea, Dorothy Borden, Sarah Galea, William (Maria) Galea, Jos...
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Evelyn Barckow
Evelyn Barckow passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the age of 79. Beloved Wife of the late Otto Barckow. Loving Mother of Eric Barckow, Eileen (Jack) Polizzi, David (Louise) Barckow, and the l...
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Franka Jelovcic
Franka Jelovcic passed away on Friday, May 03, 2019 at the age of 101. Beloved Wife of the late Josip Jelovcic. Loving Mother of Enco Ballacic, Onorato Jelovcic, Valnea Smilovic and the late Celest...
May 07, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 218 218 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maria Sladowski (nee Giambrone)
Maria Sladowski (nee Giambrone) passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at the age of 69. Beloved Wife of Joseph Sladowski. Loving Mother of Dorena Schneider and Marianne Bergin. Cherished Grandmot...
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Vera Bunchuk
Vera Bunchuk passed away on Thursday May 2nd, 2019 at the age of 99 years. Beloved Mother of Nina Bunchuk. Cherished Grandmother of Jamie, Braden and Gavyn Pinkham. Dear Mother-in-Law of Judy Bunch...
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