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Astoria Characters: The Guy Behind Rosario's
Nov 28, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Rosario’s is at 22-55 31st St. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling What with the world in its current state of uncertainty, it’s the little things that we count on for com...
Astoria Characters: The Woman Who Wants It All
Nov 21, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling DeeAnne’s the board president of the Greater Astoria Historical Society. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “I’m interested in everything,” declares DeeAnne P. Gorman , t...
Homemade toys for cats: Simple things for your cats.
Nov 21, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
It can occasionally be difficult to keep your cat active. Luckily, you can tap into their natural instinct to chase and playwith. Cats toys help keep them active, but there's no requirement to brea...
10% discount on dental implants, and all restorations services for new patients
Nov 20, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 242 242 recommendations | email to a friend
Gentle Dental is an advanced, state-of-the-art dental clinic that offers top-quality, personalized dental services in Queens, NY. Our professional and experienced team of leading dentists is able t...
Invisalign Teen
Nov 20, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 202 202 recommendations | email to a friend
What Is Invisalign Teen? Invisalign Teen uses the same comfortable Invisalign aligners, and which are made from clear, BPA-free plastic. They are specifically designed to be easy to insert and remo...
Astoria Characters: The Tamale Team
Nov 14, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Concepción checking on the tamales. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When Concepción Gonzalez lifts the lid off the enormous pot, steam fills her tiny kitchen, misting ...
Esophageal Disorders
Nov 12, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 323 323 recommendations | email to a friend
Esophagus function The esophagus is the tube that carries food and liquids from the mouth into the stomach. The wall of the esophagus is composted of layers of muscle that propel food to the stomac...
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Nov 12, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 302 302 recommendations | email to a friend
Vein Treatment Doctors is an advanced vein treatment center that offers high-quality and personalized vein treatment in NYC. Our best-in-class and internationally recognized vein doctors in Manhatt...
Ulcer Treatment
Nov 12, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 307 307 recommendations | email to a friend
Ulcers on or under your skin pose a serious health problem. Venous leg ulcers usually form below your knee and result from malfunctioning vein valves. Often a chronic condition, venous ulcers can d...
Sclerotherapy for Varicose Veins
Nov 12, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 253 253 recommendations | email to a friend
Varicose veins are unsightly, bulging blood vessels that lead to pain and other complications. But you don’t have to live with the appearance or discomfort of varicose veins when a safe, effective ...

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Johanna Castaneda, Grupo Rebolú
Since November 16, the Center for Traditional Music and Dance has featured immigrant artists, dancers and singers in the online series, “Beat of the Boroughs: NYC Online.” One participant was Grupo...
Nov 24, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shahriar Rahman, VH Care
Last week, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams honored 186 people and organizations for their contributions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Among them was Shahriar Rahman, owner of VH Care in Jamai...
Nov 18, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Andrew Bennett, Good Co. Bike Club
Growing up in Brownsville, Andrew Bennett always enjoyed cycling for fun in his neighborhood. His family shared one bike. His brother would ride the bike, while he and his cousin would tag along. “...
Nov 11, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jabed Uddin, Astoria Welfare Society
The Astoria Welfare Society has been serving neighborhoods in western Queens for more than a year, but dramatically stepped up its activity when the COVID-19 pandemic struck New York City. Accordin...
Nov 04, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alexa Orr, Library Supervisor
As the neighborhood library supervisor for the new Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center, Alexa Orr is really excited to have a valuable space for the community. While the pandemic ...
Oct 28, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cielo Villa, Road to Uni
Cielo Villa was so overcome with emotion when she found out she had won a $200,000 prize to expand her organization that she began to cry. “I’m actually going to be able to create my vision the way...
Oct 20, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
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John Ahn, KAAQ
As president of the Korean American Association of Queens (KAAQ), John Ahn has the task of providing services for more than 100,000 Korean-Americans living in the borough. The Bayside-based nonprof...
Oct 14, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tamara Smalling, Medgar Evers ‘05
At a community celebration marking the renaming of two train stations to include Medgar Evers College, a notable alumna served as emcee of the well-attended event. Tamara Smalling, a graduate of th...
Oct 06, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 160 160 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kashif Hussain, Pakistani American Youth Society
The Pakistani American Youth Society (PAYS) was founded seven years ago to combat opioid abuse among youth. Over those seven years, the organization became a “true community hub,” according to foun...
Sep 29, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 198 198 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alyssa Carter, Essay Contest Winner
A fourth-grade student from Far Rockaway has won HITN’s citywide ¡Tú Cuentas! 2020 Census Essay Writing Contest. Alyssa Carter, who attends PS 197, wrote the first-place essay, titled “The Census.”...
Sep 22, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 220 220 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pastor Gil Monrose, Brooklyn Complete Count
Nearly two years ago, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams created the Brooklyn Complete Count Committee in an effort to involve community groups in the 2020 Census. He appointed Pastor Gil Monros...
Sep 16, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 217 217 recommendations | email to a friend
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Johnny Lawrence, NYPD Officer
In April 2019, NYPD officer Johnny Lawrence was diagnosed with a rare form of small intestine cancer. His doctors gave him a 50-50 shot at survival. Lawrence, who lives in Queens Village, immediate...
Sep 09, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 221 221 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kenya Hayward, Worker of the Month
For the second time in three months, a Queens resident has been recognized as the Worker of the Month for Building Skills New York. Far Rockaway resident Kenya Hayward first connected with the nonp...
Sep 02, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 256 256 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cecilia Cortez, City Council Candidate
Ecuador native Cecilia Cortez immigrated to the United States when she was just a teenager. After settling in Brooklyn with her family, she attended Midwood High School, where she met helpful teach...
Aug 26, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 278 278 recommendations | email to a friend
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Peter Ferguson, ACE Worker
Though Flatbush native Peter Ferguson went through some tough times in his life, he’s back on his feet thanks to the help of a local nonprofit organization. Ferguson, who is formerly incarcerated, ...
Aug 19, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 254 254 recommendations | email to a friend
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