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EEOC Offers Harassment Prevention and Respectful Workplaces Training
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 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 superv...
Answers to Common Questions about Injuries Caused by Contaminated Buildings
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 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 environme...
Giving Yourself the Best Chance to Win a Workers’ Compensation Claim
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 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 hav...
Astoria Characters: The Woman Who Helps the Homeless
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 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 ...
MIDDLE VILLAGE, NEW YORK -A PLACE TO RESIDE IN
Nov 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 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 ...
Astoria Characters: The Charity Worker
Nov 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling The CMMB Distribution Center is at 33-01 11th St. in Long Island City. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Although it takes up an entire tree-lined block of Long Island C...
Weinstein Misconduct Leads to Investigation of the Weinstein Company
Nov 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 187 187 recommendations | email to a friend
Do You Have Harassment Issues in Your Company? The New York Times broke the story on October 5 th about Harvey Weinstein’s sexual harassment of actresses. That led to a criminal investigation, and ...
Your Right to Death Benefits in a Workers' Compensation Case
Nov 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 305 305 recommendations | email to a friend
You Have a Right to Pursue Death Benefits When a Family Member is Killed on the Job Under the New York workers' compensation laws, when you are hurt on the job or contract an illness because of exp...
Astoria Characters: The Guy Who Owns the Car Spa
Nov 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Astoria Auto Detailing Center is at 42-09 31st Ave. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Even if you and your car wanted to, it’s impossible to pass by Astoria Auto Detaili...
Roofing 102: Installing A Flat Roof in 10 Steps
Nov 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1336 1336 recommendations | email to a friend
Welcome to roofing 102. Today we will be teaching your how to install flat roofing in 10 steps. So to all those do it yourself handy man types; This one goes out to you. 1. Your home is a valuable ...

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Construction underway to renovate Big Bush Park
Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver joined Borough President Melinda Katz and Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer at Woodside’s Big Bush Park last Tuesday to break ground on a $1.8 million reconstruction pr...
Aug 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC Ferry hits 1 million riders ahead of projections
Astoria Route to launch on August 29
Aug 01, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols announce funding for local public schools
Public schools in Astoria will soon receive an infusion of funding for a variety of projects. Councilman Costa Constantinides and Borough President Melinda Katz announced last Thursday morning at T...
Aug 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols, advocates push for speed cameras near schools
After a failed attempt to expand a state law for speed cameras in school zones, elected officials and safety advocates are fighting once again. Mayor Bill de Blasio, State Senator Jose Peralta and ...
Jul 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials break ground on permanent Diversity Plaza
On his last day running City Hall from Queens, Mayor Bill de Blasio joined Councilman Daniel Dromm and city officials to start construction on the new Diversity Plaza in Jackson Heights. The $4.45 ...
Jul 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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The New Retiree Who Beat the Odds
How’s your heart? James Everett puts his hand over his chest and pretends to listen intently for the beat. “Let’s see,” he says. The seconds tick by. “I’m OK,” he announces. The declaration is deli...
Jul 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Moya, Monserrate trade blows over Willets Point
Now that they have both released their plans for the future of Willets Point, Assemblyman Francisco Moya and former Councilman Hiram Monserrate have begun the war of words. The two candidates for C...
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Accent Adjustor Who Hears the Difference
Liz Schwartz is sitting on her living room sofa talking about effective communication. She speaks clearly and concisely, choosing her words with care and confidence in this, a casual conversation. ...
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor commits to Steinway Street redesign
Town hall addresses crime, library, transportation
Jul 25, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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City releases cultural plan to diversify arts organizations
Mayor Bill de Blasio joined elected and city officials last Wednesday in Long Island City to unveil CreateNYC, the city’s long-term plan for cultural institutions with a focus on diversity and incl...
Jul 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parks celebrates renovated Junction Playground
Makeover includes spray shower, ball courts, playground
Jul 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria pol allocates funds for cleaning services
Councilman Costa Constantinides last week announced over $250,000 for an expansion of cleaning services in Astoria. Several groups, including the Association of Community Employment Programs for th...
Jul 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials break ground on Louis Armstrong educational center
New facility includes jazz club, museum store, archives
Jul 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Energy Tech graduates land National Grid internships
Energy Tech High School has graduated its first class of 97 students, including two who began internships with National Grid last week. The Long Island City school, which first opened in 2013, boas...
Jul 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Airport workers rally, suspend strike amid negotiations
Airport workers may have put their strike on hold during ongoing negotiations, but they are ready to resume if talks fall apart. Donning purple t-shirts that read “Airport Workers Rising,” hundreds...
Jul 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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