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Facts About Sexual Harassment in the Restaurant Industry
Sep 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 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 | 172 172 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 | 333 333 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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Calls for safety changes after death of boy
Family, supporters of Giovanni Ampuero host vigil
May 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDC to begin master plan for Sunnyside Yard
Appoints new director, forms steering committee
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Local BID, hospital launch “Get Fit Menu” program
Connects restaurants, nutritionists to promote healthy options
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Lawmaker calls for passage of construction worker bill
Advocates last week called on the State Senate to pass Carlos’ Law. State Senator Jose Peralta and New Immigrant Community Empowerment (NICE) are pushing for the proposed bill, which aims to protec...
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Queens artists to showcase work at LaGuardia Airport
QCA ArtPort program invites travelers to interact with art
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Queens commuters rally for MTA accountability
Gathered underneath the 7 train station at 40th Street, straphangers chanted, “What do we want? Fix the 7 train!” Dozens of 7 train commuters made their voices heard at a Sunnyside rally last week....
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SBS commish tours Sunnyside businesses
Gregg Bishop, commissioner of the Department of Small Business Services (SBS), visited six local businesses in the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District (BID) last Tuesday. The visit was t...
May 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Father and Son Who Say it with Flowers
John Patrikis is standing in the back of Ditmars Flowers & Gifts putting the finishing touches on a towering arrangement. He adds a couple of roses in strategic spots and stands back to assess his ...
May 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council passes bill to encourage wind energy
Just weeks after Earth Day, the New York City Council passed legislation to encourage the adoption of wind energy and decrease emissions and pollution. The first bill would require the Mayor’s Offi...
May 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Road resurfacing tops D22 participatory budgeting
Another year is in the books for participatory budgeting in Astoria. In the process’s fourth cycle in District 22, nearly 3,300 residents voted either in person or online. This year, voting was ext...
May 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Extend the Q102 bus to 20th Avenue: pol
Since the MTA closed the 30th Avenue and 36th Avenue stations for repairs on the N/W lines in Astoria, many straphangers have opted to take the Q102 bus running along 31st Street. But the line turn...
May 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family of Jose Saeteros rally against ICE ‘invasion’
At 6 a.m. on January 23, Maria Inga got a knock on her door from a few men claiming to be with the NYPD, searching for a child molestor. She allowed them into her home under these pretenses, but th...
May 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Steinway fair, international culture fest draws hundreds
Hundreds of residents and visitors strolled through Steinway Street last Sunday as part of Central Astoria Local Development Coalition’s International Cultural Fest. The event featured dozens of ve...
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Mount Sinai Queens reveals new 140,000 sq. ft. Pavilion
Building provides an enlarged surgical suite
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The Full-Schedule Retiree
Don’t let the rocking chair fool you. Yes, Leonard Vogt is sitting in it, sipping coffee from a dainty China teacup rimmed in gold. Yes, he’s a bespectacled, 74-year-old retired college professor. ...
Apr 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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