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Astoria Characters: The Moon Priestess by Nruhling
Oct 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Sylvia is from Cyprus.   Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Sylvia-Anais Mouzourou   brings out a box of dates and places them on her office desk. Would you like a cup of iced coffee? Or how about a glass of water? Feeding visitors, she says, is a Greek thing. Sylvia is...
Overtime Myths in the Restaurant Industry by cjleclaire
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 196 196 recommendations | email to a friend
Overtime myths can circulate in any line of work, and the restaurant industry is no exception. Some of the most prevalent myths deal with wages and overtime. As an employer, it is vital that you don’t fall for these myths because they could lead to unnecessary disputes, lawsuits or compliance pen...
Do You Need a Witness to a Workplace Accident? by cjleclaire
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 215 215 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Pyrros & Serres LLP   |   Oct 10, 2017   |   Workers Compensation Attorneys   |   0 comments In New Jersey, if you’ve been injured on the job, you have a right to seek benefits to cover your disability, as well as medical expenses. But what if no one actually saw the accident? Can you still ...
Don’t Accept Business as Usual—Let Us Help You Get the Compensation You Deserve by cjleclaire
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 205 205 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Pyrros & Serres LLP   |   Oct 6, 2017   |   blog ,   Queens Workers Comp Attorneys ,   Workers Compensation Attorneys When you’ve been injured on the job, you are entitled to seek disability benefits, as well as the cost of medical expenses, in a workers’ compensation claim. Unfortunately, i...
Astoria Characters: The Champion of Whitey Ford Field by Nruhling
Oct 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
  PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Neil is the co-chair of the Friends of Whitey Ford Field. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “I’m standing in the center field.” Neil Herdan   wants to make sure I can identify him when I arrive at Whitey Ford Field, so that’s the message he texts. The Grape Dutches, ...
Astoria Characters: The Perennial Shopkeeper by Nruhling
Oct 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Donhauser Florist is at 71-01 Astoria Blvd.   Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Gladys Gray   is thumbing through an album of old photos, and when she sees the black-and-white studio shot of the wedding, she stops. She points out the smiling flower girl with the chubby...
The Diverse Culture in Queens Extends to Its Restaurants, Too!! by cjleclaire
Sep 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 577 577 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s no secret that the borough of Queens is one of the most ethnically diverse communities anywhere on the planet. For anyone who loves great food and wants to try something different, it’s a virtual paradise. It probably comes as no surprise that there are more than 1,600 Italian restaurants al...
Something You May Not Have Known about Queens by cjleclaire
Sep 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
  A:   The borough derived its name from the Portuguese princess Catherine of Braganza, who was the queen of England when Queens as founded in 1683. Explorers and colonists had been in the area, though, for half a century before Queens was formally named, settling first around Maspeth. From its e...
Astoria Characters: The High-Style Hairdresser by Nruhling
Sep 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Tomohiro is a hair stylist at Frédéric Fekkai in Henri Bendel on Fifth Avenue.   Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Tomohiro Arakawa   has his hands full. He’s juggling a bulky backpack and a spindly scooter as he orders his breakfast at Lot’s O Bagels on Broadway. The ...
How Does Your Lawyer Get Paid in a Workers’ Compensation Case? by cjleclaire
Sep 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 628 628 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Pyrros & Serres LLP   |   Sep 20, 2017   |   Workers Compensation Attorneys ,   Workers Compensation Claims Attorney New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers When you’ve been hurt on the job, one of your first steps should be to notify your employer and file a ...