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Astoria Characters: The Master of the Art of Domesticity
Oct 24, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Emily Bicht is an artist. Photos and Text by Nancy A. Ruhling “Do you know the story of the Bundt pan?” Emily Bicht is sitting on her back balcony, her cascading Boticelli...
Taxes in Lithuania
Oct 22, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The Republic of Lithuania implements a business-friendly taxation policy, and the taxation system is adapted to the legislation of the European Union. Since 1990, the Lithuania's taxation system ha...
Astoria Characters: The Space Shuttle Cafe and the Guy with the Spiderweb Tattoo
Oct 17, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling The Space Shuttle Cafe at 48th Street and Ditmars Boulevard. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling On 48 th Street right off Ditmars Boulevard, there have been recent repeat...
Astoria Characters: The Doggie Den Mother
Oct 10, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Viviane’s the owner of Vivi Pet Care. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Step by step. That’s how Viviane Matano likes to take things. Thus far, in her 56 years, her step...
Astoria Characters: The Energy Healer
Oct 03, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Nilcee is a reiki teacher. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Sometimes, in the middle of things, you just need to stop and take a break. Nilcee Kitani Schneider walks to...
James Turano, Broker receives award from Senator Addabbo
Sep 28, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 651 651 recommendations | email to a friend
Rightly deserved for being a businessman in the Community for over 41 years and giving back to the Community fourfold.  A Vietnam Veteran, past President of the Middle Village Kiwanis club, past Pr...
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Astoria Characters: The Scout Who Set Up the Little Free Pantry
Sep 26, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Lucas is a member of Troop 65. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Lucas McGarvey is standing on the sidewalk stocking the Little Free Pantry, something he does at least o...
Culture of Germany
Sep 21, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
People in Germany speak the German language. The linguistic diversity of Germany is vaguely diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Germany is 0.1642. The followers of Christianity...
Astoria Characters: The Visual Artist Who's Eyeing His New Life
Sep 19, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Ahmed’s a visual artist. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Sitting on the stoop sipping coffee, Ahmed El Shaer can’t help but marvel at his good fortune. A visual artist...

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We hear from the Man in the Center
We re-published this undated photo from our archives last week, sharing some of the information we received from our readers the first time we asked for their help filling in some of the blanks. La...
Oct 21, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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The story of the man in the center
This is an undated photo we ran from our archives a while back asking readers to help us identify the people and the event, and we received a wealth of great information. Several responders were ab...
Oct 14, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Council votes to dethrone King
The City Council mad a dubious first in its history on Monday when it voted to boot one of its own out of office. By a vote of 48-2, members decided to remove Councilman Andy King of the Bronx from...
Oct 06, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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One less mayoral candidate to rank in 2021
A crowded field to replace Mayor Bill de Blasio next year just got a little slimmer. City Council Speaker Corey Johnson has announced that he is bowing out of the race. Johnson said that it was get...
Sep 29, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trashing the mayor a common campaign strategy
While everyone is rightfully focused on the upcoming presidential election, there are a number of local races that are heating up, including many for city offices that won’t take place until 2021. ...
Sep 16, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens GOP has a candidate for borough president
The Queens Republican Party has found their candidate for borough president. Joann Ariola recently announced that she is running for the post this November. She will be taking on Councilman Donovan...
Sep 09, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
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That's an interesting piece of paper!
This is an undated photo from our archives that we ran a few years back, asking our readers to help us identify the individuals pictured. Here’s some of the information we received: Standing on the...
Sep 03, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 138 138 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rally recalls a piece of Williamsburg history
The calls for Mayor Bill de Blasio to step down are getting a little louder. Artist Scott LoBaido of Staten Island organized a “non-political” rally in City Hall Park on Saturday calling for the ma...
Aug 26, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayersohn, longtime assemblywoman, passes away
While the city was focused on the passing of former Queens borough president Claire Shulman, who died on Sunday at the age of 94, the borough also lost another trailblazing politician. On August 13...
Aug 19, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 184 184 recommendations | email to a friend
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DNC? Sorry, never heard of it
Hey, I campaigned for the position, too! The Democratic National Convention went virtual last night, and Mayor Bill de Blasio was noticeably missing from a video montage of the party’s 2020 candida...
Aug 19, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 189 189 recommendations | email to a friend
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Revisting a groundbreaking
We ran this undated photo from our archives asking for help identifying some of the people and even the event they were attending, and we received several responses from our helpful readers. On the...
Aug 05, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 222 222 recommendations | email to a friend
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Who is that masked man? Not Cuomo!
Talk about setting a bad example! As if Governor Andrew Cuomo wasn’t already pushing up against his own guidelines after he made a trip to Georgia, a state experiencing a surge in coronavirus cases...
Jul 28, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
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Quaratine, contributions and campaign 'fraud'
This week we figured that we would take a quick look at some of the things going on in the world of New York politics. 14 days? Governor Andrew Cuomo made a trip to Savannah, Georgia, on Monday, vi...
Jul 24, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 268 268 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some of these races are far from over
New Yorkers went to the polls last week to take part in a primary election like we have never experienced before. For those that actually went to their regular polling location, they would have see...
Jul 04, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 356 356 recommendations | email to a friend
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The last of the Kings County Republicans
A few weeks back, we wrote about a New York Times article from 1987 that detailed how dysfunction in the Queens Republican Party was destroying the GOP’s influence in the borough. We noted the arti...
Jun 24, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 379 379 recommendations | email to a friend
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