LIC/ASTORIA JOURNAL: "Astoria Characters Day Celebrates Local Residents"
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On Sunday, more than 100 “Astoria characters” and their supporters filled the Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens for an event to celebrate their stories.

Journalist Nancy Ruhling's column, “Astoria Characters,” appears in this newspaper, and is also published on The Huffington Post website. It tells the stories of everyday people, their struggles, triumphs and successes.

She has written approximately 416 profiles of Astoria’s residents and small businesses over eight years.

PressErica Ammann