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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
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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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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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Anti-plutocracy
Dear Editor, By remaining silent about those decisive 1.5 million swing-state voters, who are telling pollsters they plan to vote for Donald Trump again if Bernie Sanders is not the nominee, the me...
Jan 22, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Making history
Dear Editor, New emails released in December reveal that just 91 minutes after President Donald Trump’s "perfect call" to President Volodymyr Zelensky, the order went out to the Department of Defen...
Jan 22, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Longterm interchange
Dear Editor, Is it my imagination, or has the interchange by Queens Borough Hall connecting the Grand Central Parkway, Van Wyck Expressway, Union Turnpike and Queens Boulevard been under constructi...
Jan 22, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Checking out
Dear Editor, I'm so saddened by the impending closure of the Court Square Library. I was chair of Community Board 2 when we negotiated the agreement that allowed Citicorp to build on that site. Our...
Jan 22, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Biological ties
Dear Editor, New York State has cleared the way for adopted children to view their birth certificates. This allows persons over the age of 18 to see the names of their biological parents. This has ...
Jan 22, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dem’s the breaks
Dear Editor, Since before the Koch administration, Madison Square Garden has had an exemption from property taxes. Again, James Dolan has had an exemption from property taxes thanks to the New York...
Jan 22, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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King’s fight
Dear Editor, As the nation celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we should reflect on race relations in our country. While there have been significant strides, much more work needs to be done. Th...
Jan 22, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Restore Q74
Dear Editor, Regarding Sara Krevoy's January 2nd article on the Queens bus network redesign, any overhaul of Queens bus service must include restoring the Q74 line, also called the Vleigh Place Shu...
Jan 15, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reducing costs
Dear Editor, Regarding Ed Konecnik’s recent Dispatch (“Capitalism, Inc.”), the "freedom for individuals to own capital and capital goods and to manage economic resources however they see fit" would...
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Wagging the dog
Dear Editor, President Donald Trump may have ordered the killing of Iran’s General Soleimani to “wag the dog,” perhaps hoping the news would center upon the threat of Iran relieving the pressure th...
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Bad contract
Dear Editor, The devil is in the details concerning pronouncements by MTA Chairman Pat Foye about how great the recent contract with his employees really is. It is a repeat of past history. Once ag...
Jan 15, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rebuild Vleigh
Dear Editor, Last year was one of many changes, but one thing that hasn't changed is a blighted block in Kew Gardens Hills that has remained an empty hole for the past three years with no progress ...
Jan 08, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gambling teens
Dear Editor, Underage gambling is a growing concern in New York state. The explosion of internet gambling and gaming opportunities ― combined with the inescapable advertising and marketing of gamin...
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Capitalism, Inc.
Dear Editor, Criticism of capitalism includes economic inequality, materialism, social inequality and economic instability. Only capitalism recognizes individual rights yet many would have us adopt...
Jan 08, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Java dog bite
Dear Editor, To the man whose dog bit me on the morning of November 22 on Java Street, I would like to let you know your dog caused an infected wound and I had to go to the emergency room and docto...
Dec 31, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
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