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What Does It Mean to Be Classified as “Permanently Partially Disabled”?
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 166 166 recommendations | email to a friend
When you have been hurt on the job, there are typically four different ways your injury can be classified: Temporary partial disability—something that is short-term and does not prevent you from be...
Tesla Fatal Car Crash: NTSB Reveals Need for Safeguards
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigated the Tesla fatal car crash that occurred in May of 2016. The Tesla semi-automated car driven by Joshua Brown crashed into a tractor-trail...
NYC Department of Transportation Sued for Racial Discrimination
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
This summer the NYC Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) faced a lawsuit for racial discrimination. The Acting Manhattan U.S. Attorney filed a lawsuit that alleged a pattern of racial discriminati...
Astoria Characters: The Moon Priestess
Oct 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Sylvia is from Cyprus.   Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Sylvia-Anais Mouzourou   brings out a box of dates and places them on her office desk. Would you like a cup of...
Overtime Myths in the Restaurant Industry
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 311 311 recommendations | email to a friend
Overtime myths can circulate in any line of work, and the restaurant industry is no exception. Some of the most prevalent myths deal with wages and overtime. As an employer, it is vital that you do...
Do You Need a Witness to a Workplace Accident?
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 338 338 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Pyrros & Serres LLP   |   Oct 10, 2017   |   Workers Compensation Attorneys   |   0 comments In New Jersey, if you’ve been injured on the job, you have a right to seek benefits to cover your d...
Don’t Accept Business as Usual—Let Us Help You Get the Compensation You Deserve
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 344 344 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Pyrros & Serres LLP   |   Oct 6, 2017   |   blog ,   Queens Workers Comp Attorneys ,   Workers Compensation Attorneys When you’ve been injured on the job, you are entitled to seek disability b...
Astoria Characters: The Champion of Whitey Ford Field
Oct 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
  PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Neil is the co-chair of the Friends of Whitey Ford Field. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “I’m standing in the center field.” Neil Herdan   wants to make sure I can ...
Astoria Characters: The Perennial Shopkeeper
Oct 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Donhauser Florist is at 71-01 Astoria Blvd.   Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Gladys Gray   is thumbing through an album of old photos, and when she sees the black-and...
The Diverse Culture in Queens Extends to Its Restaurants, Too!!
Sep 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 721 721 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s no secret that the borough of Queens is one of the most ethnically diverse communities anywhere on the planet. For anyone who loves great food and wants to try something different, it’s a virt...

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On bullies
Dear Editor, A bullied teenager in the Bronx lashed out at those who tormented him, killing one with a knife. It is a sad situation when parents send their child to school and expect them to be saf...
Oct 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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The worst?
Dear Editor, We have learned from President Donald Trump that Puerto Ricans are lazy and they would rather drink from puddles then help themselves. While attending a golf tournament in New Jersey, ...
Oct 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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Still a deal
Dear Editor, The New York City Transit Museum's antique bus display as part of the annual downtown Brooklyn Atlantic Antic festival was a great trip down memory lane. It was a time when bus drivers...
Oct 04, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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See all hate
Dear Editor, I wonder if all those talking about what they perceive as "hate" in Charlottesville are willing to see other forms as well. Since that event, there have been three attacks on police of...
Sep 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bridge fail
Dear Editor: The photo op of Governor Andrew Cuomo driving across the new TappanZee Bridge spoke volumes concerning his commitment to the MTA and mass transit.   The new TappanZee Bridge provides n...
Sep 19, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
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Climate change
Dear Editor, Harvey, Irma, Jose, Katia - all in the last few weeks. There are more and more severe hurricanes every year. What fuels the strength of these hurricanes? Warmer ocean temperatures. Why...
Sep 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 141 141 recommendations | email to a friend
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Peninsula problems
Dear Editor, The situation with regard to North Korea is steadily worsening, and it may only be a matter of time before the U.S. and its Asian allies will have to take some form of military action ...
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On London
Dear Editor, The London bombing on a packed underground train is appalling. These egregious and nefarious acts against innocent people are by cowards who have chosen hate over love. These evildoers...
Sep 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fake news
Dear Editor  All the climate change claimers fail to pay attention to past history. Your September 7th issue of the Glendale Register included a reprint of the September 1, 1949,  Long Island Star ...
Sep 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
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Time for mutiny
Dear Editor:   In the 1954 movie “The Caine Mutiny,” Captain Phillip Francis Queeg (played by Humphrey Bogart) shows dangerous signs of paranoia as commander of a U.S. minesweeper. He lies to his o...
Sep 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 161 161 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeVos devoid
Dear Editor, Regarding top officials in the Trump administration such as Rex Tillerson and James Mattis publicly distancing themselves from the president, the elephant in the classroom (pun intende...
Sep 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 155 155 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Plane’ wrong
Dear Editor, Your caption in the August 31st edition for the 106th Rescue Wing effort at Francis S. Gabreski Base in Westhampton had the aircraft’s name wrong. The C-17 is called a "Globe” Master I...
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Bridge fail
Dear Editor: The photo op of Governor Andrew Cuomo driving across the new TappanZee Bridge spoke volumes concerning his commitment to the MTA and mass transit.   The new TappanZee Bridge provides n...
Sep 12, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arpaio's pardon
Dear Editor, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio ran an Arizona jail that he described as a “concentration camp.” Prisoners there died at an alarming rate, often with no explanation. One of his jail...
Sep 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
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Moya's gift
Dear Editor, In June 2014, Assemblyman Francisco Moya made a passionate and heartfelt commitment to oppose the city’s conversion of the Pan Am hotel on Queens boulevard into a massive shelter. In a...
Sep 05, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 166 166 recommendations | email to a friend
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