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Astoria Characters: The Guy Behind Rosario's
Nov 28, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Rosario’s is at 22-55 31st St. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling What with the world in its current state of uncertainty, it’s the little things that we count on for com...
Astoria Characters: The Woman Who Wants It All
Nov 21, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling DeeAnne’s the board president of the Greater Astoria Historical Society. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “I’m interested in everything,” declares DeeAnne P. Gorman , t...
Homemade toys for cats: Simple things for your cats.
Nov 21, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
It can occasionally be difficult to keep your cat active. Luckily, you can tap into their natural instinct to chase and playwith. Cats toys help keep them active, but there's no requirement to brea...
10% discount on dental implants, and all restorations services for new patients
Nov 20, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 366 366 recommendations | email to a friend
Gentle Dental is an advanced, state-of-the-art dental clinic that offers top-quality, personalized dental services in Queens, NY. Our professional and experienced team of leading dentists is able t...
Invisalign Teen
Nov 20, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 333 333 recommendations | email to a friend
What Is Invisalign Teen? Invisalign Teen uses the same comfortable Invisalign aligners, and which are made from clear, BPA-free plastic. They are specifically designed to be easy to insert and remo...
Astoria Characters: The Tamale Team
Nov 14, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Concepción checking on the tamales. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When Concepción Gonzalez lifts the lid off the enormous pot, steam fills her tiny kitchen, misting ...
Esophageal Disorders
Nov 12, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 397 397 recommendations | email to a friend
Esophagus function The esophagus is the tube that carries food and liquids from the mouth into the stomach. The wall of the esophagus is composted of layers of muscle that propel food to the stomac...
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Cosmetic Foot Surgery
Nov 12, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 4645 4645 recommendations | email to a friend
Cosmetic foot surgery procedures are done to reconstruct deformities from birth or due to injury. Surgery also minimizes scars and improves the cushioning on your feet. While cosmetic surgery for f...
Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)
Nov 12, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 333 333 recommendations | email to a friend
Rhinoplasty , commonly referred to as a nose job, is deemed to be one of the most challenging plastic procedures. Exceptional surgical skills coupled with meticulous planning and execution are pre-...

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Robert Gerov, Meva Labs
During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Meva Labs, the HIPPA-compliant telehealth and practice management provider, had to shut down their office in Times Square. All of their staff also pivote...
Dec 01, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Johanna Castaneda, Grupo Rebolú
Since November 16, the Center for Traditional Music and Dance has featured immigrant artists, dancers and singers in the online series, “Beat of the Boroughs: NYC Online.” One participant was Grupo...
Nov 24, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shahriar Rahman, VH Care
Last week, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams honored 186 people and organizations for their contributions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Among them was Shahriar Rahman, owner of VH Care in Jamai...
Nov 18, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Andrew Bennett, Good Co. Bike Club
Growing up in Brownsville, Andrew Bennett always enjoyed cycling for fun in his neighborhood. His family shared one bike. His brother would ride the bike, while he and his cousin would tag along. “...
Nov 11, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jabed Uddin, Astoria Welfare Society
The Astoria Welfare Society has been serving neighborhoods in western Queens for more than a year, but dramatically stepped up its activity when the COVID-19 pandemic struck New York City. Accordin...
Nov 04, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alexa Orr, Library Supervisor
As the neighborhood library supervisor for the new Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center, Alexa Orr is really excited to have a valuable space for the community. While the pandemic ...
Oct 28, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cielo Villa, Road to Uni
Cielo Villa was so overcome with emotion when she found out she had won a $200,000 prize to expand her organization that she began to cry. “I’m actually going to be able to create my vision the way...
Oct 20, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
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John Ahn, KAAQ
As president of the Korean American Association of Queens (KAAQ), John Ahn has the task of providing services for more than 100,000 Korean-Americans living in the borough. The Bayside-based nonprof...
Oct 14, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tamara Smalling, Medgar Evers ‘05
At a community celebration marking the renaming of two train stations to include Medgar Evers College, a notable alumna served as emcee of the well-attended event. Tamara Smalling, a graduate of th...
Oct 06, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 171 171 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kashif Hussain, Pakistani American Youth Society
The Pakistani American Youth Society (PAYS) was founded seven years ago to combat opioid abuse among youth. Over those seven years, the organization became a “true community hub,” according to foun...
Sep 29, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 207 207 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alyssa Carter, Essay Contest Winner
A fourth-grade student from Far Rockaway has won HITN’s citywide ¡Tú Cuentas! 2020 Census Essay Writing Contest. Alyssa Carter, who attends PS 197, wrote the first-place essay, titled “The Census.”...
Sep 22, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 227 227 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pastor Gil Monrose, Brooklyn Complete Count
Nearly two years ago, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams created the Brooklyn Complete Count Committee in an effort to involve community groups in the 2020 Census. He appointed Pastor Gil Monros...
Sep 16, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 222 222 recommendations | email to a friend
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Johnny Lawrence, NYPD Officer
In April 2019, NYPD officer Johnny Lawrence was diagnosed with a rare form of small intestine cancer. His doctors gave him a 50-50 shot at survival. Lawrence, who lives in Queens Village, immediate...
Sep 09, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 227 227 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kenya Hayward, Worker of the Month
For the second time in three months, a Queens resident has been recognized as the Worker of the Month for Building Skills New York. Far Rockaway resident Kenya Hayward first connected with the nonp...
Sep 02, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 262 262 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cecilia Cortez, City Council Candidate
Ecuador native Cecilia Cortez immigrated to the United States when she was just a teenager. After settling in Brooklyn with her family, she attended Midwood High School, where she met helpful teach...
Aug 26, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 292 292 recommendations | email to a friend
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