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Astoria Characters: The One and Only Gildo
Oct 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 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 | 102 102 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 | 17 17 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 | 158 158 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 | 149 149 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 | 132 132 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 | 28 28 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 | 39 39 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 | 50 50 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...
Register Now for Fall Dance in Forest Hills!
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 251 251 recommendations | email to a friend
The fall session of children's dance classes at the Commonpoint Queens Central Queens School of Dance begins this Sunday, September 15. Space is still available in our Sunday Ballet/Tap class for 5...

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George R. Wigger Jr.
George R. Wigger Jr. passed away on Monday, April 08, 2019 at the age of 75. Beloved Husband of Linda Wigger. Loving Father of Teresa, Karle, Lisa and Robert. Cherished Grandfather of Thomas, Rober...
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Cecilia “Cel “ Wernicki
Cecilia “Cel “ Wernicki of Maspeth, NY passed away on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at the age of 86. She was the beloved wife of Chester A. Devoted mother of Chester and Carol Cox. Dear mother-in-law of ...
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Theresa Perreca
Theresa Perreca passed away on Monday, April 01, 2019 at the age of 70. Beloved Wife of Alfred Perreca. Loving Mother of Jennifer Garofalo and Alfred Perreca Jr. Cherished Grandmother of Adeline, N...
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Misha Vardumian
Misha Vardumian passed away on Friday, March 29, 2019 at the age of 92. Beloved Husband of the late Sofia Vardumian. Loving Father of Levan Vardumian and Alla Minasian. Cherished Grandfather of Edd...
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Julia P. Haensel
Julia P. Haensel passed away on Saturday, March23, 2019 at the age of 89. Beloved Wife of the late Fredrick Haensel. Loving Mother of Barbara Jean Haensel and the late Patricia Ann Haensel. Cherish...
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Suzanne G. Fjellman
Suzanne G. Fjellman passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late George B. Fjellman. Loving Mother of Sue Allikas (David), Wendi Herzman (the late George), Ka...
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Jane Samojedny
Jane Samojedny passed away on Monday, March 25th, at the age of 83. Beloved Mother of Edward and Michael. Cherished Grandmother of Eric, Amanda and Elyse. Dear Sister of Alexander (lee) Dorsey. Mrs...
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Phillip J. DeVita
Phillip J. DeVita passed away on Monday, March 18, 2019 at the age of 59. Beloved Son of the late John and Catherine DeVita. Loving Brother of Steven DeVita, Anthony DeVita and Denise Manning. Cher...
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Mary Grace Kardos
Mary Grace Kardos passed away on Monday, March 18, 2019 at the age of 89. Beloved Wife of the late Nicholas Kardos. Loving Mother of Robert (Karen) Kardos, Matthew (Arleen) Kardos, and Monica (John...
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Frank Papp
Frank Papp passed away on Tuesday, March 19 2019 at the age of 77. Beloved Husband of Margaret Papp. Loving Father of Frank Papp, Catherine Shea and Robert Papp. Cherished Grandfather of Christine,...
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Vilma Luna
Vilma Luna passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at the age of 60. Beloved Wife of Luis Luna. Loving Mother of Luis Luna Jr., Victor Luna, Christian Luna and Giovanni Luna. Cherished Grandmother o...
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John Morena
John Morena passed away on Friday, March 22, 2019 at the age of 93. Beloved Husband of the late Jean Morena. Loving Father of Joe (Christine) Morena, John Morena and James (Stephanie) Morena. Cheri...
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Rosemarie G. Iaquinta
Rosemarie G. Iaquinta passed away on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at the age of 86. Beloved Wife of the late Vincent Iaquinta. Loving Mother of John V. Iaquinta and Mother-in-Law of Lori. Cherished Gr...
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Evelyn Amoroso
Evelyn Amoroso passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at the age of 99. Beloved Wife of the late Ralph Amoroso. Devoted Daughter of the late Carrie and August Duncan. Loving Sister of the late Jose...
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Cesidio M. Vitti
Cesidio M. Vitti passed away on Monday, March 11, 2019 at the age of 85. Beloved Husband of Rosalba Vitti. Loving Father of Michael Vitti, Denise Vitti, Sandra Colangelo, Patrizia DeBari, and Fathe...
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