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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 | 22 22 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
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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
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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
Dec 31, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 215 215 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
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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...

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Jazha Thompson, Catholic Charities SYEP Assistant
At age 16, Jazha Thompson already knows she wants to be a professional basketball player when she grows up. The downtown Brooklyn native has been playing since she was a child. Growing up, she was ...
Jul 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1217 1217 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paul DiBenedetto, President of the Bayside Historical Society
Wearing a Captain America shirt and jeans with his hair neatly tied back, Paul DiBenedetto took the stage at the annual Independence Day fireworks celebration at Fort Totten. He plays guitar and si...
Jun 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1198 1198 recommendations | email to a friend
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William Spisak, Chhaya CDC
For the South Asian community in Queens, a Jackson Heights organization called Chhaya CDC has provided steady services on important issues. William Spisak, director of programs at Chhaya, said the ...
Jun 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1109 1109 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maria Vielma, CB2 Member
Former president John F. Kennedy, who would’ve turned 100 this year, famously said, “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” Those words inspired a generati...
Jun 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1070 1070 recommendations | email to a friend
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John Rowan, VVA President
A memorial for Vietnam veterans is coming to Elmhurst Park in 2019. For John Rowan, there’s no better spot to honor those who gave their life in service to the country. Rowan, an Elmhurst native, s...
Jun 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1060 1060 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glendaliz Castro, Program Director/PS 71
Ridgewood resident Glendaliz Castro helped start an after-school program at PS 71, where her kids went to elementary school two years ago. Castro was the president of the parents' association, and ...
Jun 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1189 1189 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bomsinae Kim, Executive Director of KAFSC
Bomsinae Kim began her involvement with the Korean American Family Service Center as a 24-hour hotline volunteer, a funder and later a board member. Now, she leads the community nonprofit that supp...
May 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1052 1052 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anthony Haynes, Assistant Superintendent Ravenswood Houses
Anthony Haynes considers himself a product of public housing. Although he was born in Downtown Brooklyn, Haynes moved to Astoria Houses when he was 14 years old. “I thought we were rich when I saw ...
May 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1192 1192 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maureen Fonseca, SASF CEO
Dr. Maureen Fonseca has always been passionate about education, especially providing opportunities for children with few advantages or resources. She went to a good school in her native Guyana, but...
May 16, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 1054 1054 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rattanpreet Singh Kohli, CIANA civics teacher
Rattanpreet Singh Kohli has found his true calling. By day, he’s a volunteer civics teacher at CIANA, a nonprofit organization that offers programs to help newly-arrived immigrants. At night, he wo...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1068 1068 recommendations | email to a friend
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Veronica Franklin, Friends of Queensbridge Park
Veronica Franklin joined the Friends of Queensbridge Park group seven years ago. Under the stewardship of the late Elizabeth McQueen, the group advocated for more funding to improve the park’s seaw...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1010 1010 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sal Albanese, Mayoral Candidate
Sal Albanese is running for mayor for a fourth time. In his latest bid in 2013, Albanese placed far behind the eventual occupant of Gracie Mansion, Bill de Blasio. The former City Councilman from B...
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1133 1133 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dmytro Fedkowskyj, CEC 24 Candidate
He’s looking to serve once again. Dmytro Fedkowskyj was on the Community Education Council (CEC) for District 24 from 2004 to 2008, when he was appointed by former Queens Borough President Helen Ma...
Apr 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1117 1117 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alfred Rankins, Friends of Flushing Library
Alfred Rankins first joined the Friends of Flushing Library group a decade ago. He took a computer course at the branch sponsored by the Friends group, and when he learned more about the organizati...
Apr 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1106 1106 recommendations | email to a friend
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Juan Restrepo, Transportation Alternatives
Astoria native Juan Restrepo was riding his bike down to Tribeca one day when a random man on the sidewalk yelled at him. Restrepo stopped to hear what he was yelling about. “He was like, ‘Don’t ri...
Apr 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1094 1094 recommendations | email to a friend
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