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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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103 years
Dear Editor, Did you know that 2017 represents the 103rd Anniversary of R line service via the Montague Street Tunnel between Manhattan and Brooklyn? The original construction of the tunnel by the ...
May 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 289 289 recommendations | email to a friend
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Health crazies
Dear Editor, America is replete with consumers of a myriad of self-prescribed and over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, minerals, and other treatments not prescribed by a licensed physician. Only a phy...
May 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 282 282 recommendations | email to a friend
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Honor our vets
Dear Editor, As our nation prepares to celebrate Memorial Day, we should not forget the importance of this national holiday to honor all those veterans who have and continue to fight so that we may...
May 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 289 289 recommendations | email to a friend
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Build the BQX
Dear Editor, Since 2005, I’ve been proud to call Astoria home. But since many of my friends live in Downtown Brooklyn, I spend most of my weekends on the G train or the B62 bus. That’s why I’m exci...
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 316 316 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump speak
Dear Editor, The language the press uses to discuss the Trump presidency is misleading. So says NYU Journalism Professor Jay Rosen, who argues that when reporters attribute positions to the “White ...
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 305 305 recommendations | email to a friend
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Number 2
Dear Editor, Wow, what an awe-inspiring ceremony at Yankee Stadium Sunday! The only thing missing in the Yankee's tribute to Derek Jeter was the stairway to heaven at the end. Sincerely, Bill Viggi...
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 296 296 recommendations | email to a friend
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Insulting consulting
Dear Editor, During his run for mayor in 2013, then-public advocate Bill de Blasio blasted then-mayor Mike Bloomberg for spending too much money on consultants. He vowed to "end the consultant clas...
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 296 296 recommendations | email to a friend
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Off the tracks?
Dear Editor, The recent release of a February 2017 internal City Hall memo reveals that the proposed financing of a Brooklyn-Queens street car, known as BQX, by capturing a piece of rising property...
May 10, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 339 339 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vote out the IDC
Dear Editor, After watching the Affordable Care Act repealed for the American Health Care Act, which will literally cost thousands of lives, I cannot fathom how the Independent Democratic Caucus an...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 328 328 recommendations | email to a friend
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To mothers
Dear Editor, Mother's Day is fast approaching and is a time to remember mothers both near and far. Some of our mothers have passed on, but are still near and dear to our hearts. My own mother passe...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 311 311 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pope & Trump
Dear Editor, CNN reported President Donald Trump's first foreign trip will include visits to Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican. The Catholic newspaper The Tablet, quoting the Holy See, confirmed...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 275 275 recommendations | email to a friend
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No justice
Dear Editor, A jury on Long Island recently found Cesar Gonzales-Mugaburu not guilty of sexually abusing his foster sons over a period of 19 years. This was the first time he had been prosecuted de...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 336 336 recommendations | email to a friend
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We need BQX
Dear Editor, I live in Queens but work in Brooklyn as a lead concierge. Every weekend I have to take multiple trains going through Manhattan because it’s the only way to get to Brooklyn from Queens...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 283 283 recommendations | email to a friend
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Abolish Co-ops
Dear Editor, The primary loss of the affordable housing stock in 153,000 rent-stabilized apartments from 1994-2012 in Ne York City has been due to co-op conversions, whereby the petty bourgeoisie b...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 276 276 recommendations | email to a friend
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Delusional GOP
Dear Editor, Is Edward Riecks really that concerned with Hollywood (“Moving Out” - 4/27)? Does he really think President Donald Trump and his "elite swamp dwellers" can better relate to the middle ...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
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