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Astoria Characters: The Guy Behind Rosario's
Nov 28, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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 | 16 16 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 | 248 248 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 | 214 214 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 | 32 32 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 | 335 335 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 | 306 306 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 | 313 313 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 | 283 283 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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Brandy Flores, Williamsburg Resident
At 13 years old, Williamsburg resident Brandy Flores has already shown signs of being a future neighborhood activist. Earlier this week, Flores and his neighbors led a protest in front of their bui...
Mar 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1226 1226 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paul Samulski, North Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
For the last three years, Paul Samulski has served as president of the North Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce. The organization represents Bushwick, Greenpoint and Williamsburg businesses, and aids mem...
Mar 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1218 1218 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anshu Khadka, Desis Rising Up and Moving
For nearly two decades, the community organization Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM) has been organizing working-class South Asian and Indo-Caribbean communities in New York City. Founded in 2000, ...
Feb 27, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1559 1559 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mohammad Khan, MPower Change
Queens native Mohammad Khan stood alongside friends and colleagues in celebration after Amazon announced that it would not build a new campus in Long Island City. “I’m happy Amazon isn’t coming,” h...
Feb 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1409 1409 recommendations | email to a friend
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Winsome Pendergrass, Upstate-Downstate Housing Alliance
When Winsome Pendergrass moved into her Ditmas Avenue apartment in 2010, her rent was $1,200 a month. Nearly a decade later, it has risen to $2,100. Like thousands of tenants who live in rent-stabi...
Feb 13, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1239 1239 recommendations | email to a friend
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John Kelly, Eastern Queens Greenway
For years, local advocates have been pushing for a safe, protected path from Flushing Meadows-Corona Park to the Long Island border. They call it the Eastern Queens Greenway, according to John Kell...
Feb 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1238 1238 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emely Rodriguez, Churches United for Fair Housing
Emely Rodriguez was born and raised in Williamsburg, a neighborhood that she has seen change drastically over the last decade. “I’ve seen a ton of new buildings that weren’t there before. There are...
Jan 29, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1299 1299 recommendations | email to a friend
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Frank Wu, Court Square Civic Association
The Court Square Civic Association was founded in 2015 to advocate for its residents, artists and businesses. As the newly elected president, Frank Wu hopes to improve the Long Island City neighbor...
Jan 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1278 1278 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sereida Rodriguez, PS 84 Principal
Williamsburg native Sereida Rodriguez was the first in her family to graduate from college. But the road to get there was not easy. She recalled that she didn’t even think about college until she w...
Jan 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1265 1265 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wesner Pierre, CAMBA
As a nonprofit organization based in Brownsville, CAMBA provides comprehensive services to more than 45,000 families annually. As part of their work, the organization operates a Cure Violence, anti...
Jan 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1303 1303 recommendations | email to a friend
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Julius Michel, NYPD Explorer
When Clinton Hill native Julius Michel joined the NYPD’s Law Enforcement Explorer program two years ago, he was initially reluctant. “I didn’t want to sign up at first,” he said. “I was kind of res...
Jan 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1284 1284 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jake Lamonda, Uniformed Fire Officers Association
As president of the Uniformed Fire Officers Association, Jake Lamonda and his union represent lieutenants, captains, battalion chiefs, supervising fire marshals and more. But in Lamonda’s eyes, the...
Dec 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1334 1334 recommendations | email to a friend
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James Mituzas, Landscape Architect
For James Mituzas, working in Queens means he gets to reminisce about the borough where he was born and raised. As the director of Landscape Architecture for the Parks Department in Queens, Mituzas...
Dec 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1302 1302 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ayyad Algabyali, Yemeni-American Merchants Association
Though he is still a student at City College of New York, Ayyad Algabyali has already become a community leader in his own right. As director of advocacy for the Yemeni-American Merchants Associati...
Dec 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1360 1360 recommendations | email to a friend
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Manfred Edenhofer, VVA Chapter 32
Manfred Edenhofer, current president of the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 32, didn’t even want to initially join the organization. The Astoria native served as a first lieutenant of port secu...
Dec 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1376 1376 recommendations | email to a friend
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