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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 | 105 105 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
Dec 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 150 150 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 | 1210 1210 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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Tom Duane, Former State Senator
Tom Duane represented the west side of Manhattan for decades, first in the City Council and later in the State Senate for more than a dozen years. He made history in 1991, when he, along with Anton...
Jan 22, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Michelle Dunston, LeFrak City Tenants Association
For the last year, Michelle Dunston has served as the president of the LeFrak City Tenants Association. With more than 5,000 families living in the 4,605-apartment complex in Corona, her role is to...
Jan 15, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jenifer Rajkumar, Assembly Candidate
Woodhaven resident Jenifer Rajkumar is vying to make history in New York. Rajkumar, a public interest lawyer, educator and former state government official, is running for the state Assembly in Dis...
Jan 08, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anthony Uran, Vaughn College
Growing up in East Elmhurst, Anthony Uran lived close to Planeview Park next to Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology. The park offers a closeup view of LaGuardia Airport, where visitors can...
Dec 31, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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George Badia, Pan American H.S.
In his fifth year as principal of Pan American International High School, George Badia has seen his fair share of challenges. The Elmhurst school, in its 11th year, serves 455 students, most of who...
Dec 27, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phillip Kellogg, FAB Fulton
For the last 10 years, Phillip Kellogg has been at the helm of the Fulton Area Business (FAB) Alliance, also known as FAB FULTON. The Fort Greene resident is no stranger to being involved in his co...
Dec 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 123 123 recommendations | email to a friend
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Daryl Ware, Music Teacher
On December 14, for the first time ever, teaching artists from Flushing Town Hall will take the stage with local students to perform for the “Global Arts for Global Kids” benefit concert. The after...
Dec 10, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lina Lee, Communities Resist
On June 1, Communities Resist, a Brooklyn-based anti-displacement legal services organization, officially formed. The group’s founding executive director, Lina Lee, said the organization operates u...
Dec 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jukay Hsu, Pursuit
When Queens native Jukay Hsu returned to his hometown after serving in the military, he thought about how technology could positively impact people in his community. The Stuyvesant High School and ...
Nov 26, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 179 179 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alexandra Vassilaros, Vassilaros & Sons
After three generations of men at the helm, a 100-year-old Queens-based coffee company is now run by women. Vassilaros & Sons was founded in 1919 by John Anthony Vassilaros, a Greek immigrant who w...
Nov 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 221 221 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ricardo Aca, Make the Road New York
While working for the photography department at LaGuardia Community College, Ricardo Aca created a photo series called “Not A...” The project was in response to then-candidate Donald Trump’s commen...
Nov 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 187 187 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marcelle Dinnall, Healthcare Education Project
The Healthcare Education Project (HEP) formed some two decades ago as a partnership between 1199SEIU, the largest healthcare union in the country, and the Greater New York Hospital Association. Mar...
Nov 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 252 252 recommendations | email to a friend
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DJ Rekha Malhotra, Producer/Curator
On Saturday, November 2, Flushing Town Hall is hosting a Diwali Dance Party and festival for all ages. Among the guests will be Rekha Malhotra, who goes by DJ Rekha, a producer, curator and educato...
Oct 29, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rigo Villalvir, VFW Post 2348
Briarwood resident Rigo Villalvir served in the Marine Corps for seven years, including two combat tours in Iraq, from 2005 to 2006 and again from 2007 to 2008. His last rank was sergeant E5, and h...
Oct 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 276 276 recommendations | email to a friend
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Benya Valencia, Centro Corona
As a member and leader of the community organization Centro Corona, Benya Valencia has been working to raise political awareness about the conditions people in their community live in. “We try to e...
Oct 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 216 216 recommendations | email to a friend
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