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Facts About Sexual Harassment in the Restaurant Industry
Sep 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Why Is Sexual Harassment so Prevalent? Sexual harassment is more prevalent in the restaurant industry than any other industry. Statistics show that 90% of women and 70% of men working in the restau...
How to Avoid Boating Accidents: Boats and Personal Watercraft
Sep 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Jet Skis®, WaveRunners® and Other Personal Watercraft (PWC) Have High Accident Rates Warmer weather and extra daylight hours make summer the perfect time for outdoor sports like boating and persona...
What to Expect from the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Company
Sep 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
How the Workers’ Compensation Evaluates Your Work Injury Claim Queens |NYC| Brooklyn |Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers In the wake of a work-related injury, you want an experienced and knowledge...
Astoria Characters: Miss Edie at Broadway Dance Studio
Sep 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling   Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling   As the little leotarded girls arrive for the 10 a.m. tap class at Broadway Dance Studio , Edie Bongiovi greets them at the front de...
Astoria Characters: The Neon Guy
Sep 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Kenny is the owner of Krypton Neon. Photos and text by Nancy A. Ruhling When he reaches the end of the dark, tunnel-like hallway, Kenny Greenberg switches on the signs. Lu...
A dining experience you can’t refuse!
Sep 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
BLEND on the water 4540 Center Blvd., Long Island City, NY11109 Take the time and experience a great atmosphere,  with very good food, that will make you feel like you are on vacation at the same t...
How Paper And Color Can Make You Dream. Exclusive Interview With Artist Adele Rahte.
Sep 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 173 173 recommendations | email to a friend
  Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena I met Adele Rahte at the beautiful Harlem house of a common friend, the soprano Lauren Flanigan. The conversation soon turned from music (we had just the fortu...
Astoria Characters: The Puppeteer and the Producer
Sep 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Allison, who doesn’t have a Southern accent, is from Alabama. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling It happened at a summer camp in the Catskills. It’s where Mike and Alliso...
Astoria Characters: The Yogini Who Is Happie
Aug 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Lisa is the owner of The Happie House. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Kicking off her slip-on sneakers, Lisa Samuels steps into a small space that is the color of sun...
Construction Accidents Involving Falls from Heights
Aug 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 334 334 recommendations | email to a friend
Why Are Falls from Heights So Significant in New York City? New York takes construction accidents involving falls from heights very seriously. In fact, the NY State Legislature passed the Scaffold ...

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As victims of violent crimes, immigrants often feel helpless
U-Visa program offers path to citizenship and justice
Apr 02, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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A few rides leads to owning a bus company
Growing up in Ecuador, Astoria resident Luis Gualotuna always had a dream of living in America, but learned nothing in life is easy. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1979 and immediately began looking ...
Mar 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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PTA raises thousands to keep music program alive
Students at PS 122 show off a year of hard work
Mar 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Group works to bring nonprofits together
NYNonProfit hosts networking event
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Opponents of Willets West are ready for a fight
Petitioners from in and around Willets Point, including New York State Senator Tony Avella, are digging in for a court battle they hope will halt development of the Willets West mega-mall on public...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIC flea market looks to branch out to Astoria
But local businesses worry about the potential impact
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Town hall addresses ped safety in Astoria
Close to 200 people packed Bohemian Hall in Astoria last week to talk pedestrian safety with elected officials and new Department of Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg. Councilman Costa ...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bill would require drivers to remove snow
Assemblyman Michael DenDekker last week introduced legislation that would require the removal of snow from cars and trucks to keep roadways safer. Drivers who do not clear accumulation of more than...
Mar 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Park group pushing for improvements in Astoria
Astoria Heights Park, located on 30th Road between 45th and 46th streets, is becoming more known for garbage, drugs and beer bottles than a place for kids to play. Fed up with the situation, last s...
Mar 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Councilman pushes bill requiring quick pothole fix
Councilman Costa Constantinides last week called for the city to make pothole repairs more efficiently, and urged his colleagues to support new legislation that would require potholes be filled wit...
Mar 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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With planned move, CB2 focuses on Lucho's
Over the past year, Lucho’s Bar in Woodside has been at the center of numerous complaints about noise, used condoms and syringes and arrests for prostitution. The bar's lease is up soon, but is loo...
Mar 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jacob Riis celebrates multiculturalism
Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer stopped through Queensbridge last Friday to help the Jacob Riis Settlement House in Long Island City celebrate its annual multicultural...
Mar 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Aviation High hosts school-wide health fair
Part of initiative started by television's Dr. Oz
Mar 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Constantinides greets his constituents with open arms
Lifelong Astoria resident and newly elected councilman Costa Constantinides welcomed his new constituents during an open house event last week at his district office on Newtown Avenue. “It’s really...
Mar 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents protest Starbucks trash issue in Jackson heights
A Starbucks location in Jackson Heights is getting a reputation for trash. Councilman Daniel Dromm’s office has received numerous complaints from neighbors of the coffee shop, located at 37th Avenu...
Mar 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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