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Astoria Characters: The Man Out To Heal the World
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Dave is working on his master’s degree. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling At the present moment, Dave Santander is sitting on a bench outside a café sipping herbal tea. ...
Astoria Characters: The Woman Living a Mindful Life
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Manaslu is from Nepal. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling As the morning sunlight streams in through the windows, Manaslu Gurung places a plump pillow in the center of th...
Astoria Characters: The Poet Who Lets Her Work Speak for Her
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Olena is the founder of Poets of Queens. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Poets are known for their skillful economy of words, so it’s not surprising that Olena Jenning...
Astoria Characters: The Mobile-Meditation Maven
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Kristin is the founder of Calm City. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Kristin Westbrook is sipping a cup of coffee and smiling, letting the morning light run its warm f...
Astoria Characters: The Bard of Baseball
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Porky is a lifelong baseball fan. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Porky McDonald has told the story of the disposing of Roy Riegel’s ashes dozens of times. They were d...
Astoria Characters: The Comeback Kid
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Greg behind the wheel. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Greg Kritikos is pedaling his bicycle on 30 th Avenue near 42 nd Street. This is the place he grew up in, and ev...
Astoria Characters: The Driver of the Bright Blue Bus
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Annalisa is the founder of The Blue Bus Project. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling The bright blue school bus lumbers down Ditmars Boulevard like an old elephant, treadi...
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Interview with 40 year experienced Broker, Mr. Jim Turano of DIVERSE REAL ESTATE. 73-12 Metropolitan Avenue, Middle Village, NY. REPUTATION AND SELECTIONS TO ACCOMMODATE EVERY BUYER. DIVERSE REAL E...
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Katz likely leaving coveted spot at Borough Hall
One aspect of Melinda Katz’s tight victory in the race to be the next Queens district attorney that has been flying under the radar amid the controversy surrounding the recount is that now the vote...
Sep 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 351 351 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens GOP working to get Dem elected DA
The Queens County Republican Party has officially become a conservative faction of the Democratic Party. Rather than try and find a tried-and-true Republican to run on its line in this year’s elect...
Sep 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 577 577 recommendations | email to a friend
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Statue shun angers Cabrini supporters
Even when the de Blasio administration is trying to do something positive, they still manage to upset people. In 2018, the administration announced She Built NYC, an initiative to add more statues ...
Aug 27, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 743 743 recommendations | email to a friend
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City stealth shelter gambit
Last week, we wrote about the curious situation that Councilman Robert Holden found himself in. The Middle Village pol was forced to criticize millions of dollars in funding to renovate a school fo...
Aug 27, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 802 802 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holden's special situation
When has an elected official ever opposed money to renovate a school - one for special needs students, nonetheless – in their district? That’s exactly the position Councilman Robert Holden has been...
Aug 21, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 881 881 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kings County Dems' coffers running out?
Is the Brooklyn Democratic Party running out of money? The finances of the Kings County organization are coming under scrutiny as party boss Frank Seddio wrangles with his own fiduciary woes. For t...
Aug 21, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 941 941 recommendations | email to a friend
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A lot of money for some fake money
These billionaires refuse to throw in the towel. Residents of a tony block in Manhattan dubbed “Billionaire’s Row” upset about a proposed homeless shelter near their homes continue to hammer Mayor ...
Aug 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 900 900 recommendations | email to a friend
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Frustrated NYers try to reach de Blasio in Iowa
If you can’t get the mayor’s attention here in New York City, maybe you’ll have better luck trying to reach him in Iowa. The West 58th Coalition, a group of residents on Billionaires’ Row in Manhat...
Aug 07, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 975 975 recommendations | email to a friend
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Katz declared winner, Caban not quitting
Who is the new district attorney of Queens? Well, that depends on who you ask. The Board of Elections yesterday certified the results of a manual recount in the contested primary, which took place ...
Jul 31, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 944 944 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cuomo basks in the glow of city’s blackout
Could the recent blackout in Manhattan come at a more opportune time for Governor Andrew Cuomo? As a large swath of Manhattan was plunged into darkness on the evening of July 13, Mayor Bill de Blas...
Jul 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 839 839 recommendations | email to a friend
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Just two sides of the same coin?
When Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stunned the political world and upset longtime congressman Joseph Crowley, who many saw as next in line to replace Nancy Pelosi as speaker of the House o...
Jul 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 784 784 recommendations | email to a friend
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Every vote counts, or does it?
If you ever paused to think about whether your vote in an election counts, the race for Queens District Attorney should answer that question. After counting some 6,000 paper ballots last week, Boro...
Jul 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 460 460 recommendations | email to a friend
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If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em
Or at the very least try and get them to join you. That’s the strategy that Queens County Republicans are reportedly planning to employ following Tiffany Caban’s surprising victory in the Democrati...
Jul 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 931 931 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gianaris will face challenger in 2020
Is the day of reckoning finally here for Democrats in Albany who have started moving further and further to the left? State Senator Michael Gianaris of Astoria will face a challenger in the 2020 De...
Jun 25, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 959 959 recommendations | email to a friend
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GOP-er will move to NYC to take on AOC
Republican are so obsessed with unseating Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that they are willing to move to her Queens-Bronx district just to challenge her. Rich Valdes, a New Jersey resident...
Jun 18, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 774 774 recommendations | email to a friend
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