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Astoria Characters: The Family at Home in the Kitchen by Nruhling
Dec 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Ovelia is at 34-01 30th Ave.   Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “Would you like me to make breakfast?” Because the asker is   Peter Giannakas , the chef at   Ovelia , the answer is an enthusiastic YES. “I’ll just fix something simple,” he says as he begins frying orga...
What Happens at a Workers' Compensation Hearing and Why Are They Scheduled? by cjleclaire
Dec 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
What Happens at a Workers' Compensation Hearing and Why Are They Scheduled? When you've been injured on the job, one of the first things you'll do is notify your employer and file a claim for workers' compensation. In some situations, your claim will be approved without the need for a hearing, an...
Astoria Characters: The Pet Pamperer by Nruhling
Dec 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Central Park Pet Spa is at 38-07 Ditmars Blvd. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Ginger, a toy poodle whose name matches her fur color, prances into   Central Park Pet Spa . She has an appointment for a shampoo and haircut. The grooming salon on Ditmars Boulevard at 38...
Astoria Characters: The Watch Doctor by Nruhling
Nov 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Marcel’s the owner of Grand Jewelers. Text and  Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “I am not a watchmaker,”   Marcel Zalaznik   says emphatically. “I am a watch repairer.” A watchmaker, he explains as he sets a tray of gold rings in the window of Grand Jewelers, can build a time...
Experience makes a difference Hire an experienced Real Estate Broker always by godfather
Nov 27, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
November 27, 2017 Middle Village, NY-Most experienced Real Estate Broker, Jim Turano  EXPERIENCE MAKES A DIFFERENCE...................... This month marks my 38th year in the Real Estate Business. Servicing  Middle Village, Maspeth, Ridgewood, Glendale, areas. To date I have completed over 3,000 ...
EEOC Offers Harassment Prevention and Respectful Workplaces Training by cjleclaire
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite legislation and law enforcement, incidents of harassment still occur in the workplace. Often employers are at a loss in knowing how to prevent it. They can’t be everywhere at once to supervise first-hand what is taking place in their business. The new training being offered by the EEOC is...
Answers to Common Questions about Injuries Caused by Contaminated Buildings by cjleclaire
Nov 21, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
The common perception is that workers’ compensation claims arise when someone is involved in a work-related accident. Often, however, one of the most debilitating conditions may stem from environmental conditions—from substances present in the building, rather than from a specific incident. The t...
Giving Yourself the Best Chance to Win a Workers’ Compensation Claim by cjleclaire
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 176 176 recommendations | email to a friend
The Right Preparation to Maximize Your Chance of Winning a Work Comp Claim New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers When you’ve suffered an injury on the job, you have the right to pursue compensation to cover lost wages and medical expenses. In many situations, eve...
Astoria Characters: The Woman Who Helps the Homeless by Nruhling
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Jordana was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.   Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling It’s really hard for   Jordana Guimaraes   to stay in the same place. Or keep doing the same thing. “I call myself a modern-day gypsy,” says Jordana, a statuesque woman with Cleo...
MIDDLE VILLAGE, NEW YORK -A PLACE TO RESIDE IN by godfather
Nov 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 231 231 recommendations | email to a friend
MIDDLE VILLAGE, NEW YORK 11379- A neighborhood to be proud of. By Jim Turano resident since 1965 and Real Estate Broker since 1979 When people look for a place to live, this should be the number 1 Queens area to go to. We have top rated Public schools. Plenty of Nursery schools, and Pre-k schools...