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Astoria Characters: The Writer Soaring on the Wings of His Words
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Seanie began writing in New York. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling It never really occurred to Seanie Sugrue to write things down. For many years, he was content to let...
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Astoria Characters: The Guy Who Saved the Pet Store
Feb 04, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Tom opened Tom’s Pet Supply in July. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling After Tom Odermatt flips on the fluorescent overhead lights, he heads to the aquariums, where he j...
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THANKS FOR THE UPDATE REAL ESTATE BROKER JIM TURANO OF DIVERSE REAL ESTATE-FEB.1ST. RETAIL SPACES, DOCTOR OFFICES AND PROFESSIONAL OFFICES IN MIDDLE VILLAGE, NY The most variety of selections offer...
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Decorate Your Home the Way You Want Decorating, renovating or building a new house from scratch is not only a huge responsibility, but it is also hard work. From construction to decorating every la...
Astoria Characters: The Constant Creator
Jan 28, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jan 14, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 150 150 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jan 07, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 204 204 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 | 84 84 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...

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Janice Melnick, Park Administrator
For the last seven years, Janice Melnick has served as the administrator for Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. A 35-year employee of the Parks Department, Melnick’s responsibilities include keeping the...
Jul 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 880 880 recommendations | email to a friend
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Korin Tangtrakul, SWIM Coalition
As an environmentalist, Korin Tangtrakul wears many different hats. She’s a stormwater technician for the New York City Soil and Water Conservation District. Tangtrakul is also a steering committee...
Jul 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 894 894 recommendations | email to a friend
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Katie Denny Horowitz, North Brooklyn Parks Alliance
Although Katie Denny Horowitz is new to the role of executive director at the North Brooklyn Parks Alliance, she’s not new to north Brooklyn or open space advocacy. Denny Horowitz, who started the ...
Jul 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 773 773 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yocasta Polanco, PS 112
In every participatory budgeting cycle since 2015, PS 112 in Dutch Kills has won at least one project. In Cycle 5, the school won a $500,000 playground upgrade. The following year, it won $450,000 ...
Jun 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 986 986 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bill Manolios, Bryant High School
Bill Manolios started off his career as a teacher at William Cullen Bryant High School in Long Island City 24 years ago. His teaching journey took him to other schools in different boroughs, but wh...
Jun 18, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1080 1080 recommendations | email to a friend
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Victoria Adler, Clean Energy Queens
A new group in Queens is hoping to make the borough a model for clean energy. Clean Energy Queens, which was co-founded just two months ago by Victoria Adler, is an offshoot of the Sierra Club. Adl...
Jun 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1260 1260 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jack Esterson, Think! Architecture & Design
Syracuse native Jack Esterson was raised to always give back and help others. “My parents instilled that in me,” he said. “My politics are very much aligned with that.” He graduated from Pratt Inst...
Jun 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1366 1366 recommendations | email to a friend
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Antoine Lewis, KIPP AMP
Growing up in Baltimore, Antoine Lewis always had access to playgrounds. Some were beautiful and complete, while others were just a swing set or a broken-down basketball hoop. “We would put up a cr...
May 28, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1023 1023 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martin Maher, Brooklyn Parks Commissioner
When Martin Maher was named the new Brooklyn Parks Commissioner in February 2017, he had already registered 18 years as the chief of staff for the Brooklyn office. A longtime veteran of the Parks D...
May 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1354 1354 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dr. Do Lee, Biking Public Project
Dr. Do Lee, a visiting lecturer of urban studies at Queens College, has been thinking a lot lately about his father, who passed away this year. He recalls hearing stories about his parents when the...
May 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1205 1205 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joseph Robles, St. Nicks Alliance
When the School Settlement Association, the oldest settlement house in Brooklyn, ran into some difficulties, the North Brooklyn community group St. Nicks Alliance took it under its umbrella. Accord...
May 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 949 949 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lonnie Glover, Spring-Gar Civic Association
Last year, Springfield Gardens resident Lonnie Glover retired from the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) after a 28-year career. But if you ask him how his retirem...
Apr 30, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 491 491 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marcus Longmuir, Jackson Heights Immigrant Solidarity Network
The Jackson Heights Immigrant Solidarity Network formed more than two years ago when an undocumented member of the community was facing separation from their family. “It was one of those situations...
Apr 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1153 1153 recommendations | email to a friend
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Terrenze Rienton, Youth Coordinator
The Jackson Heights-based organization Ugnayan Youth for Justice and Social Change organizes young Filipinos ages 14 to 21. “We connect them to different social justice movements, and give them the...
Apr 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 641 641 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jessica Arrocho, Advisory Board Member
As a longtime member of the Woodhull Hospital Community Advisory Board, Bushwick resident Jessica Arrocho sees her role as the voice of the neighborhood. The board represents the views of the commu...
Apr 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 649 649 recommendations | email to a friend
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