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How Prevalent Is Sexual Harassment in the Workplace? by cjleclaire
Oct 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 515 515 recommendations | email to a friend
As an employer, being knowledgeable about sexual harassment and the types of challenges you can potentially face is to your advantage. With proper insight, you can take preventative measures against having harassment arise in your work environment. EEOC Study on Sexual Harassment In 2015, the Equ...
K9I4_Color_Brochure_Printing.jpg Online Printing Vs. Local Print Shops Comparison by bannerprinting
Oct 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 408 408 recommendations | email to a friend
The decision between searching for an online printing service and going downtown to your local print shop can heavily depend on your priorities. It will include considering your resources, time, budget, and service quality. Before making an impulsive decision about an important printing matter, c...
Astoria Characters: The Upstaging Performer by Nruhling
Oct 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Kevin’s an actor, singer and music director. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling It doesn’t take much persuading to get Kevin David Thomas to do some goofy poses. He is, after all, an actor, so this nonsense stuff comes naturally. It’s like doing an audition. Once he get...
360M_gI_138252_Robert_Teich_and_Jason_Teich.png Allen School of Health Sciences Celebrates 55th Anniversary by theNALA
Oct 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 442 442 recommendations | email to a friend
The Allen School of Health Sciences, one of the nation’s most dedicated institutions in training graduates to become successful healthcare professionals, is commemorating its 55th year. “My family is honored to be able to help thousands of students start a career in the medical field,” said Jason...
Jim Turano-The most informative Real Estate Broker in Queens,NY by godfather
Oct 07, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 323 323 recommendations | email to a friend
Author of hundreds of articles on Middle Village Topix, Glendale Register, Blogger.com, including Zillow, Trulia, Hot Pads, Daily news, and NY Times. Informative articles for sellers & buyers. A specialist in the Residential, Mixed use, and Commercial Properties. Just Google: Jim Turano/Broker. T...
Astoria Characters: The Immigrants' Advocate by Nruhling
Oct 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
  Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Antonio runs two nonprofits — the New York Anti-Crime Agency and Immigration Advocacy Services. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling There are two things you notice when you walk into Antonio Meloni’ s office: American Bald Eagle statues and graffiti art. This may seem ...
Astoria Characters: The 86-Year-Old Boy with the Skateboard by Nruhling
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
    Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Ralph’s had success in several fields.   Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Just to be clear, Ralph Charell did not ride his skateboard to Astor Bake Sho p. “Are you crazy?” he asks. “I’m 86. I don’t want to kill myself.” He rests the board on a chair and orders a c...
Astoria Characters: The Painter Who Puts Time in its Place by Nruhling
Sep 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Sharon paints the city fantastic. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling As Sharon Florin climbs the wide staircase to her top-floor studio, an act that she has done going on 40 years, it reminds her of how much things have changed. The three-story red-brick building starte...
More About Women’s Rights in the News — the ERA by cjleclaire
Sep 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 521 521 recommendations | email to a friend
As an employment defense litigation lawyer, I pay attention to civil rights issues, and lately women’s rights issues have gained attention from the media. Actress Patricia Arquette has actively worked toward passing the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), notable in her Oscar acceptance speech in 2015 ...
Astoria Characters: The Widow Who Can't Wear Her Wedding Ring by Nruhling
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Anna lost her husband two years ago. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Anna Conti is not wearing her wedding ring. It’s not that she doesn’t want to put it on. She’s a widow, and the ring makes her feel closer to Ugo, the husband she shared her life with for 64 of her ...