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Astoria Characters: The Constant Creator
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Kevin’s a member of the Astoria-centric band Begorrah. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling A gentle mist is falling as Kevin Patrick Corrigan leans into his guitar and sta...
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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Dec 01, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
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Interesting conflicts at CB7
While community boards are not necessarily political entities - their members are technically unpaid volunteers - there is a fair amount of politics at play among the 59 community board across the ...
Oct 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 787 787 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monserrate gets his foot back in the political door
And with one primary election, former councilman and state senator Hiram Monserrate has inched his way back into political relevancy. On September 13, Monserrate defeated George Dixon for a distric...
Sep 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 781 781 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Paladino by any other name
Vickie Paladino didn't get the endorsement – or any support - from the Queens County Republican Party in the primary last week against Simon Minching. In fact, the leaders of the Queens GOP didn't ...
Sep 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 921 921 recommendations | email to a friend
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GOP club meeting ends with call to the cops
In most election cycles, the Queens County Republican Party is lucky if they can field one candidate to challenge incumbent Democrats, but this year there are not one, but two – count 'em, two! - G...
Sep 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 801 801 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bronx councilman still supporting Crowley
Pundits and insiders were shocked in June when political newcomer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeated Joseph Crowley, the longtime congressman representing Queens and the Bronx and the head of the Qu...
Sep 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 783 783 recommendations | email to a friend
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We're gonna partisan politics like it's 1999
Who can forget the Rent Is Too Damn High Party that was founded by Jimmy McMillan, who ran on the party line for mayor in the 2005 and 2009 elections, and then for governor and senator in 2010? Oh,...
Aug 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 803 803 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chalk it up to a bad decision
We think even the most inside of political insiders was caught off guard when former councilman and city comptroller John Liu announced that he would be running against State Senator Tony Avella fo...
Aug 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 900 900 recommendations | email to a friend
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De Blasio's money is no good here
When was the last time you heard of a politician turning down money? Elected officials will take all sorts of risks when it comes to raising money for their campaigns. Take the issue of straw donor...
Aug 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 880 880 recommendations | email to a friend
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Going for broke? New ad attacks Williams
It looks like Governor Andrew Cuomo and Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul will have something else to go after Councilman Jumaane Williams for in his bid to take Hochul's job. Williams is running fo...
Aug 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 921 921 recommendations | email to a friend
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Special circumstances
An Assembly candidate in Queens won't let go of the special election earlier this year that sent his opponent to the state Assembly. Yonel Letellier Sosa, who is running against Assemblywoman Ari E...
Aug 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 881 881 recommendations | email to a friend
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Better late than never, but for whom?
Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer took to Twitter last week to forcefully correct his lukewarm position either for or against bike lanes on Skillman and 43rd avenues in his district. Community board 2 vo...
Jul 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 738 738 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cuomo campaign scrambling to prove support
Governor Andrew Cuomo is working awfully hard to prove that people like him, they really, really like him. First, there was the whole small donor debacle. Ever since announcing her challenge to Cuo...
Jul 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 761 761 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forget Cuomo's best buds with some choice buds
Concerned that state government is a corrupt cesspool full of people looking to get fat on the public's dime? Relax and take a hit of this, brah! There was more bad news for the administration of G...
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 836 836 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dominos keep falling after Crowley’s loss
New York City’s political class is still dealing with the aftershock of Joe Crowley’s stunning loss to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the congressional primary. The defeat has resulted in a flood of e...
Jul 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 849 849 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ocasio-Cortez takes down the machine
A first-time candidate made national headlines last week when she unseated longtime incumbent Congressman Joseph Crowley in the Democratic Primary. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory even made its ...
Jul 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 848 848 recommendations | email to a friend
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