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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
Dec 31, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Dec 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 162 162 recommendations | email to a friend
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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Dec 01, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1277 1277 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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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Voters says three is enough when it comes to Cuomo
It’s been fun, but it might be time for it end. According to a new Siena College poll out this week, a majority of New York voters don’t think Governor Andrew Cuomo should run for a fourth term. Th...
Jun 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 828 828 recommendations | email to a friend
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If that whole City Council thing doesn't work out...
It takes more than a pretty face to be a member of the City Council, but it doesn’t mean that you can’t also have a pretty face. City Council members filed their annual financial disclosure reports...
Jun 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 882 882 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cuomo to raise dough for Katz campaign
Borough President Melinda Katz has picked up a big supporter in her bid for Queens district attorney, or at least one that has the potential to tap into some donors with deep pockets. Governor Andr...
Jun 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 998 998 recommendations | email to a friend
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Isn’t all publicity good publicity?
While Mayor Bill de Blasio’s run for president is being met with anything from disbelief to amusement to derision by his New York City constituency, it’s at least popular among one group: Republica...
May 28, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1014 1014 recommendations | email to a friend
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Run some city jails that don’t exist yet
Isn’t it a little premature to be hiring for a post that technically doesn’t even exist yet? If you think the de Blasio administration hasn’t already made up its mind on whether or not to close Rik...
May 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 825 825 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cox out as head of New York State GOP
After serving ten years as state Republic chairman, Ed Cox will step down from the post in July and take a job with the Trump campaign. Even in a state as blue as New York, Republican has suffered ...
May 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 970 970 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn voters get a rare May election
Nothing stokes the ambitions of political newbies quite like a special election. The nonpartisan events mean that first-time candidates and relative unknowns don’t need to work the backrooms of the...
May 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1217 1217 recommendations | email to a friend
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And bingo was the violation-O!
How much money are our seniors spending on the buy-in for an admission pack at these bingo games? They’re on fixed incomes! State Senator Toby Stavisky and Assemblyman Dan Rosenthal of Queens are w...
May 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 526 526 recommendations | email to a friend
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Run AOC: fun run or ‘fund’ run?
ALL PHOTOS: WALTER KARLING Sometimes trouble follows you, and sometimes you bring it upon yourself. Both happened to Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Saturday in Astoria. First, the troubl...
Apr 30, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 667 667 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liu talks straight on Amazon
Who says that elected officials these days only tell you what you want to hear? Last week, State Senator John Liu was invited by the Queens Chamber of Commerce to be the guest speaker at a networki...
Apr 25, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1250 1250 recommendations | email to a friend
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If they happen all the time, are they really ‘special’
Perhaps we should just start calling them ‘extra elections’
Apr 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1285 1285 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols wrangle concessions in congestion
Now that’s how you do politics! Congestion pricing was included as part of this year’s budget, which means that within a couple of years, drivers will be paying a fee to enter Manhattan with their ...
Apr 10, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 600 600 recommendations | email to a friend
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Councilman in harass tangle
So it ain’t so, Barry! Councilman Barry Grodenchik is being accused of making a female staffer feel uncomfortable. According to her, he greeted her with a hug and kiss, which he apparently didn’t d...
Apr 10, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 605 605 recommendations | email to a friend
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For one day, congestion pricing created congestion
It sure was crowded on the other side the Queensborough Bridge in Manhattan on Sunday, and we’re not sure congestion pricing would have helped. In fact, it was the cause. Several elected officials ...
Mar 26, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1318 1318 recommendations | email to a friend
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