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Astoria Characters: The Man Out To Heal the World
Jan 14, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 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
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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 | 95 95 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 | 48 48 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 | 141 141 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 | 164 164 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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Changing of the guard in Kings County
The Democratic Party in Brooklyn is about to get new leadership. Kings County Democratic Party chair Frank Seddio announced this week that he is stepping down from the post leading the party Execut...
Jan 16, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cuomo to the rescue?
Nothing to see here, the governor has it all under control. Governor Andrew Cuomo was forced into action on Monday afternoon when his motorcade came across a delivery truck teetering on a barrier o...
Jan 08, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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A look back at the politics of 2019
It was relatively quiet year in New York City politics, but with a number of big elections in the coming year – including one for president – 2020 is shaping up to be much more action-packed. Still...
Dec 31, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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GOP state senators fleeing Albany
Things aren’t very comfortable for Republicans up in Albany these days. After losing their majority in the State Senate last year, members of the GOP are watching the Democratic-controlled Assembly...
Dec 27, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vallone returns to his old stomping grounds
We guess when there’s a painting of you hanging on the wall, you get to visit whenever you want! Actually, former – and the first – speaker of the City Council Peter Vallone, Sr. was invited back t...
Dec 18, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hiram sets sights on Aubrey’s post
This isn’t exactly new news, but we never really had a chance to comment on the fact that a familiar face in the Queens political landscape is resurfacing. While nearly everyone in the Queens Democ...
Dec 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two look to take Queens seats
While Assemblyman Ron Kim hasn’t officially declared a run to replace Melinda Katz as Queens borough president, his name is one of several being bandied about as a potential candidate. The outspoke...
Nov 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 179 179 recommendations | email to a friend
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Katz win opens up borough president seat
Well now that it’s official, let’s hold another special election! Borough President Melinda Katz was easily elected the new district attorney of Queens following an approximately 80,000-vote trounc...
Nov 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 236 236 recommendations | email to a friend
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OK Boomer! AOC sorry for blocking Dov
We’ve all done it, and none of us – okay most of us – are not proud of it. You know what we’re talking about. You’re having a bad day and you just can’t take another post from your aunt, who doesn’...
Nov 07, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 241 241 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens voters get to pick a new DA
It’s been far too long since we raided our mess of a photo archives to pull one out and share it with our readers. We found this one of the late Richard Brown, who served as Queens district attorne...
Oct 30, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knock one back for The QNS
Efforts to reactivate a dormant rail line between Rockaway Beach and central Queens – the old Rockaway Beach Branch – was dealt a bit of a blow last week. In 2001, when the idea was first floated t...
Oct 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 299 299 recommendations | email to a friend
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GOPers lining up for chance to take down AOC
Last week, we wrote about the coalition that recently formed with the intention of voting State Senator Joseph Addabbo out of office. Despite the fact that Addabbo is a Democrat, the “Joe’s Gotta G...
Oct 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 151 151 recommendations | email to a friend
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Group looks to oust longtime south Queens pol
A new coalition calling themselves “Joe’s Gotta Go” is looking to unseat a long time south Queens elected official. In its first press release, the coalition describes itself as a “grassroots organ...
Oct 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 169 169 recommendations | email to a friend
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A park by any other name...
Two local elected officials are taking up the “Anything But Trump Act” in an effort to rename a dilapidated state park in Westchester County. Donald J. Trump State Park is indeed named for the curr...
Sep 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 206 206 recommendations | email to a friend
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The ‘C’ Report: Costa, Caban & Crowley
It’s official: Costa Constantinides is running for Queens borough president. It’s been an open secret that the councilman from Astoria plans to join long list of candidates interested in the post s...
Sep 18, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 190 190 recommendations | email to a friend
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