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SAFETY FOLLOW UP-NEW SEWER JOB TO BEGIN AGAIN by godfather
Oct 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 157 157 recommendations | email to a friend
Penelope Avenue sewer project restarts Oct. 29 by Benjamin Fang Follow up October 24, 2018 Wednesday Replacing sewers in Community Board 5 remains a priority. Last Wednesday, the board voted unanimously to have the redesign and reconstruction of sewer systems as the area’s top capital priority. D...
YOU DEAL TENANTS DIRECTLY  AND HAVE THE HEADACHES Apartments-Rents are higher, and Landlords getting out of control by godfather
Oct 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 150 150 recommendations | email to a friend
Apartments-Rents are higher, and Landlords getting out of control Areas-Middle Village, Maspeth, Glendale, New York After 40 years in the business I keep hearing something new. You think        you’ve heard it all but you haven’t. I built my reputation each year for 40 Years. I have been a Commun...
Astoria Characters: The Cocktail Curator by Nruhling
Oct 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Alex is a co-owner of HandCraft Kitchen & Cocktails in Manhattan. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When you’ve just finished an overnight shift, 9 in the morning feels like an exceedingly unseemly hour. Which is why Alex Mouzakitis keeps apologizing; he got off at 5:3...
Astoria Characters: The Guy Who Likes Pi and Pizza Pie by Nruhling
Oct 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Walid is the owner of Macoletta. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling "Not all pizza is created equal,” says Walid Idriss as he sprinkles flour on the countertop and places a roll of dough in the center. The crust may be a little thicker or thinner. The toppings may be ar...
Being Italian American Is In The DNA Of My Being And Of My Work… An Interview With Playwright And Director Charles Messina by Milano52
Oct 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 226 226 recommendations | email to a friend
  Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena (Courtesy L'Idea Magazine NY) Charles Messina Charles Messina  is an American playwright, screenwriter, and director. Born in Greenwich Village, of Italian-American descent, he attended Xavier High School and then later, New York University. Known for his dec...
New Medical Fee Schedule for New York Workers’ Compensation Claims by cjleclaire
Oct 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 222 222 recommendations | email to a friend
Worker’s Compensation Board Proposes New Medical Fee Schedule Board Seeks Comments before Finalizing Fee Schedule Changes Queens |NYC| Brooklyn |Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers If you’ve been injured at work and filed a workers’ compensation claim, you know that you’re entitled to reimburseme...
Bedsores Due to Nursing Home Neglect – Frequently Asked Questions by cjleclaire
Oct 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 236 236 recommendations | email to a friend
What Systems Should Hospital Staff Follow to Monitor Medical Conditions? Monitoring a medical condition in a patient requires following set medical standards and guidelines that have been established to ensure that treatment is working and that a patient is recovering. Medical schools at universi...
EMPLOYMENT LAW ALERT: EMPLOYER COMPLIANCE WITH NEW SEXUAL HARASSMENT LAWS COMMENCES ON OCTOBER 9, 2018 by cjleclaire
Oct 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 191 191 recommendations | email to a friend
A BRIEF BY COMPREHENSIVE OVERVIEW OF WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO COMPLY WITH THE NEWLY ENACTED NEW YORK STATE AND NEW YORK CITY SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING LAWS Author:   CHRISTOPHER L. VAN DE WATER, ESQ. MANAGING PARTNER THE VAN DE WATER LAW FIRM, P.C. In 2018, both New York State and New York City ...
Paycheck Deductions: What Is Legal in New York? by cjleclaire
Oct 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 231 231 recommendations | email to a friend
Understanding NY Laws about Paycheck Deductions Laws vary from state to state regarding deducting for loans or legitimate business losses from an employee’s paycheck. New York has very strict labor laws regarding this, stricter than laws in many other states. In addition, current guidelines have ...
Astoria Characters: The Bakers Who Are Sweet on Each Other by Nruhling
Oct 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Gian Piero is at 44-17 30th Ave. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling It is pouring down rain, but Michael Dellapolla , the owner of Gian Piero Bakery , doesn’t notice the deluge. What he sees are the customers pouring in. Sure, he wishes the sun were out, but in the 23 y...