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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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Ingrid Gomez, QUIP
After Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s groundbreaking victory in 2018, progressive energy in Queens reached new heights. Out of that blue wave, a number of left-leaning community groups and...
Sep 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1056 1056 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hillary “Scout” Exter, Empire Dragons NYC
Being part of a team is always a cherished experience for athletes. But for Hillary Exter, being a member of Empire Dragons NYC is even more special. Founded in 2009, Empire Dragons NYC is New York...
Aug 27, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1331 1331 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dalvanie Powell, United Probation Officers Association
Dalvanie Powell attended CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in the 1980s with the intention of becoming an attorney. But upon graduation, the school sent her resume to several law enforcemen...
Aug 21, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1447 1447 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charles Yoon, KAAGNY
Since its founding in 1960, the Korean American Association of Greater New York, an umbrella organization and grassroots group, has represented the interests of Korean-Americans in the tri-state ar...
Aug 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1080 1080 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joel Berg, Hunger Free America
As CEO of Hunger Free America, a nationwide anti-hunger direct service and advocacy group, Joel Berg is one of the country’s foremost experts on the issue. The Manhattan-based nonprofit, formerly c...
Aug 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1324 1324 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jimi Otulaja, Afropunk Volunteer
When the Afropunk Festival made its debut at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in 2005, it attracted young people across the borough and the city. One of them was Coney Island native Jimi Otulaja...
Jul 31, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1358 1358 recommendations | email to a friend
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Geoffrey Elkind, Civic Association President
Geoffrey Elkind has lived in Ridgewood for the last 15 years. For the past five years, he has been on the board of the Ridgewood Property Owners and Civic Association. This year, he’s taken his inv...
Jul 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1517 1517 recommendations | email to a friend
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Janice Melnick, Park Administrator
For the last seven years, Janice Melnick has served as the administrator for Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. A 35-year employee of the Parks Department, Melnick’s responsibilities include keeping the...
Jul 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1363 1363 recommendations | email to a friend
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Korin Tangtrakul, SWIM Coalition
As an environmentalist, Korin Tangtrakul wears many different hats. She’s a stormwater technician for the New York City Soil and Water Conservation District. Tangtrakul is also a steering committee...
Jul 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1492 1492 recommendations | email to a friend
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Katie Denny Horowitz, North Brooklyn Parks Alliance
Although Katie Denny Horowitz is new to the role of executive director at the North Brooklyn Parks Alliance, she’s not new to north Brooklyn or open space advocacy. Denny Horowitz, who started the ...
Jul 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1365 1365 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yocasta Polanco, PS 112
In every participatory budgeting cycle since 2015, PS 112 in Dutch Kills has won at least one project. In Cycle 5, the school won a $500,000 playground upgrade. The following year, it won $450,000 ...
Jun 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1581 1581 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bill Manolios, Bryant High School
Bill Manolios started off his career as a teacher at William Cullen Bryant High School in Long Island City 24 years ago. His teaching journey took him to other schools in different boroughs, but wh...
Jun 18, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1660 1660 recommendations | email to a friend
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Victoria Adler, Clean Energy Queens
A new group in Queens is hoping to make the borough a model for clean energy. Clean Energy Queens, which was co-founded just two months ago by Victoria Adler, is an offshoot of the Sierra Club. Adl...
Jun 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1842 1842 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jack Esterson, Think! Architecture & Design
Syracuse native Jack Esterson was raised to always give back and help others. “My parents instilled that in me,” he said. “My politics are very much aligned with that.” He graduated from Pratt Inst...
Jun 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1936 1936 recommendations | email to a friend
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Antoine Lewis, KIPP AMP
Growing up in Baltimore, Antoine Lewis always had access to playgrounds. Some were beautiful and complete, while others were just a swing set or a broken-down basketball hoop. “We would put up a cr...
May 28, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1374 1374 recommendations | email to a friend
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