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EEOC Offers Harassment Prevention and Respectful Workplaces Training
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 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 | 37 37 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 | 37 37 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 | 7 7 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 | 49 49 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 | 30 30 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 | 182 182 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 | 299 299 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 | 59 59 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 | 1225 1225 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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From the chair to a sitting judge
We ran this undated photo from our archives over a month ago asking our readers for help identifying some of the people in it and possibly even the cause of celebration. We got several responses ab...
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why isn't anybody covering me?
Community journalism has been front and center lately with news of the collapse of the website DNAinfo and Gothamist, shuttered by a fickle publisher with an eye on the bottom line. Picking up the ...
Nov 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anybody can reach voters already in the U.S.
A couple of times over the past few months we’ve written about James Dillon, whose campaign posters we started noticing along Queens Boulevard. Dillon is running against Congressman Joseph Crowley ...
Nov 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sunnyside pol gets poke from GOP upstart
That little loophole in the term limit provision allows Jimmy Van Bramer to seek a third term for the City Council seat in the 26th District, which include Woodside, Sunnyside, Long Island City and...
Oct 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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The four men on the right
We ran this undated photo from our archives last week, asking readers to help us identify some of the folks in the photo. Longtime readers Jeff Gottlieb and Larry Penner responded, as did Victoria ...
Oct 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prof takes former student to task
A couple of weeks ago, there was a major shake up in the Queens County Republican Party. Former congressman Bob Turner, who has served as party chairman since 2005, was voted out at the party’s re-...
Oct 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jimmy from College Point is voting for...
In September, Paul Graziano nearly pulled off an upset by defeating incumbent Paul Vallone in the 19th Council District, which includes most of northeast Queens, from College Point to the Nassau Co...
Oct 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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DA Brown 'excused' from golf outing
The health of Queens District Attorney Richard Brown has been a topic of conversation as of late, and the rumors only intensified this week after he was a no-show honoree at a golf event hosted by ...
Oct 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Turner out as GOP chair
Bob Turner's tenure as head of the Queens County Republican Party came to an end last week. Party members voted overwhelmingly to elect Joann Ariola to replace the former congressman. Ariola is pre...
Oct 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Final chapter for Weiner? Doubtful
Another chapter in the long, tragic fall of Anthony Weiner comes to a close and another begins. That new chapter is a 21-month sentence in prison for exchanging lewd messages with a 15-year-old gir...
Sep 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dillon on Dillon
Last month, we ran a photo of a poster we found on the side of a newspaper box advertising a congressional candidate named James J. Dillon, with little other information. After some Internet sleuth...
Sep 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Origins of St. Nicks, Part II
Last week, we shared part of an email we received from Michael Rochford, executive director of St. Nicks Alliance in north Brooklyn, who helped us fill in a lot of the details surrounding this unda...
Sep 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 190 190 recommendations | email to a friend
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The origins of St. Nicks Alliance
A couple of weeks ago we shared this undated photo from the archives with our readers, requesting any information they may be able to provide. A number of people identified the man in the middle as...
Aug 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 209 209 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Council hopeful is breaking the chains
When Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras-Copeland announced that she would be stepping down from her Queens City Council seat, she really laid the groundwork for this year's most contentious primary race...
Aug 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 234 234 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mystery challenger to Crowley?
It looks like someone is going to be facing a challenger for their congressional seat this year! Of course, we don't have any idea who that incumbent might be. We spotted this poster last week on a...
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 260 260 recommendations | email to a friend
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