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Astoria Characters: The Woman Who Wants It All
Nov 21, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 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 | 13 13 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 | 204 204 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 | 168 168 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 | 31 31 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 | 304 304 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...
10% discount for new customers
Nov 12, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 250 250 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 | 277 277 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 | 210 210 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 ...
Cosmetic Foot Surgery
Nov 12, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 4579 4579 recommendations | email to a friend
Cosmetic foot surgery procedures are done to reconstruct deformities from birth or due to injury. Surgery also minimizes scars and improves the cushioning on your feet. While cosmetic surgery for f...

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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 | 1223 1223 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 | 1216 1216 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 | 1558 1558 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 | 1407 1407 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 | 1235 1235 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 | 1236 1236 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 | 1294 1294 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 | 1274 1274 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 | 1261 1261 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 | 1304 1304 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 | 1281 1281 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 | 1330 1330 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 | 1298 1298 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 | 1358 1358 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 | 1372 1372 recommendations | email to a friend
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