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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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Robert J. Pesiri
Robert J. Pesiri passed away on Monday, November 06, 2017 at the age of 64. Beloved Husband of Carole Pesiri. Loving Father of Tara Torres and Lauren Pesiri and Father-in-Law of Anthony. Cherished ...
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Ronald J. Moucha
Ronald J. Moucha passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the age of 62. Beloved Son of the late Agnes and Jerry Moucha. Loving Brother of Laura J. Mogavero and Brother-in-Law of Albert. Cheri...
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Horst Nochowitz
Horst Nochowitz passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the age of 86. Beloved Husband of Margaret Nochowitz. Loving Father of Dennis Nochowitz and Monica Heanue. Cherished Grandfather of Cas...
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Marcelina M. Ira
Marcelina M. Ira passed away on Friday, November 03, 2017 at the age of 69. Beloved Mother of Jocelyn Ira and Jennifer Ira. Cherished Grandmother of Ivy. Dear Sister of Gerry Maganis, Lito Maganis ...
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Tony Cotoia
Tony Cotoia passed away on Sunday, November 05, 2017 at the age of 74.Beloved Husband of Patricia J. Cotoia. Loving Father of Anthony Cotoia, Michael Cotoia and Mark Cotoia and Father-in-Law of Mic...
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Olga Storozyk Demko
Olga Storozyk Demko (December 1, 1925 – November 2, 2017) Beloved mother of Michele Demko, Mauro and Maureen Demko Allinder. Mother-in-law of Vincent J. Mauro. Cherished grandmother of Sara, Vincen...
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Mildred Mahlstedt
Mildred Mahlstedt of Middle Village passed away on October 28, 2017. She was the beloved Wife of the late Donald. Devoted mother of Jacqueline Wetterer & Donna Mahlstedt Reilly. Loving mother-in-la...
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Michael J. McGinley
Michael J. McGinley passed away on Monday, October 23, 2017 at the age of 85. Originally of County Tyrone, Ireland. Former owner of the Breffni Inn and The Red Setter. Proud and dedicated member of...
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Kathryn Jane Schidrich
Kathryn Jane Schidrich passed away on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at the age of 74. Beloved Wife of Peter M. Schidrich. Loving Mother of Sharon & Joseph Florio, Steven & Kim Schidrich, Michael & Eri...
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Than Taniel Aye
Than Taniel Aye passed away on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the age of 60. Beloved Wife of Thant Zaw Aye. Loving Mother of Hein Kevin Aye, Delbert Aye and Aung Kyaing Zin. Cherished Grandmother of...
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Mary Bergendale
Mary Bergendale passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at the age of 68. Beloved Mother of Marilyn Mangino. Cherished Grandmother of Michael and Matthew. Dear Sister of Alexander Bergendale. Al...
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Anita M. Schulaski
Anita M. Schulaski passed away on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the age of 94. Beloved Wife of the late John A. Schulaski. Loving Mother of Maryann Jackson and William Schulaski and Mother-in-Law o...
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Dorothy V. Gajda
Dorothy V. Gajda passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017 at the age of 85. Beloved Wife of the late Frank A. Gajda. Loving Mother of Robert (Patrice), Richard (Donna), Ronald (Roseann), Randal, Rus...
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Anthony L. Lombardi
Anthony L. Lombardi passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017 at the age of 84. Beloved Brother of Mary Senko, Josephine Lombardi, Philomena Merollo and the late Frank Lombardi. Loving Uncle and Grea...
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Charlotte Engesser
Charlotte Engesser passed away on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the age of 86. Beloved Mother of Diane Maier & Cathy Sapienza, and Mother-in-Law of Richard Maier & Robert Hitzler. Cherished Grandmo...
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