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Have You Been Accused of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace?
Dec 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
Growing Concerns About Sexual Harassment in Employment Environments New York NBC News recently reported that more than $5 million has gone into settling lawsuits brought against 70 New York employe...
RSD/CPRS Treatment: FDA Breakthrough Therapy
Dec 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
Progress Being Made in RSD/CPRS Treatment In many cases, CPRS has been difficult to treat. Hearing that the FDA has deemed a drug a “breakthrough therapy” for CPRS treatment is encouraging. RSC (Re...
Astoria Characters: The Woman Whose Life Is in Limbo
Dec 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Saneun is from South Korea. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Saneun Hwang rummages through her tote bag until she finds a thick white book. She places it on the coffee ...
SPECIAL BUSINESS RECOGNITION AWARD
Dec 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
Goes to Grand Spectacle, Inc. on Grand Avenue, Maspeth,NY RATED 5 ***** STARS-GUARANTEED SATISFACTION! Service, manners, and respect for the Community residents who frequent their business at 66-60...
BAKERY BUSINESS SOLD-NEXT IS AUTOBODY SHOP
Dec 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
 AUTOBODYSHOP-MIDDLE VILLAGE,NY 11379 OWNER RETIRING AFTER 46 YEARS. ASKING $179K OWNER WILL HOLD NOTE WITH HALF DOWN. MODERN FACILITY,TWO LIFTS, AND PAINTROOM. RENT $7,500 (PAY ONE MONTH'S RENT AS...
Astoria Characters: The Chef Behind Chip Cookies
Dec 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Andrea created Chip NYC’s signature crunchy-gooey cookies. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Wearing silver mitts that stretch to her elbows, Andrea Prunella pulls a tra...
TWO BUSINESSES FOR SALE IN MIDDLE VILLAGE,NY
Dec 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 222 222 recommendations | email to a friend
Two businesses for sale in Middle Village, NY 11379 Hardship sales and must sell! TAKE ADVANTAGE   1) BAKERY -ON METROPOLITAN AVENUE, RECENTLY RENOVATED, OPERATING WITH NEW LEASE. NAME:SYRENA'S   N...
40 EARTHQUAKES SO FAR IN 2018
Dec 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 217 217 recommendations | email to a friend
10 MORE EARTHQUAKES SO FAR COMPARED TO 2017 40 TOTAL EARTHQUAKES TO DATE IN 2018 CLIMATE CHANGES IN 2018 HAVE BEEN SOMEWHAT DEVASTATING TO DATE ALL OVER THE WORLD IS THERE A CONNECTION BETWEEN EART...
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Astoria Characters: The Warrior of the Waterways
Nov 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Clare is the vice president of Green Shores NYC. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Clare Doyle , candy-apple red hair flitting about in the breeze, is standing on Shore ...

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William Spisak, Chhaya CDC
For the South Asian community in Queens, a Jackson Heights organization called Chhaya CDC has provided steady services on important issues. William Spisak, director of programs at Chhaya, said the ...
Jun 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 586 586 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maria Vielma, CB2 Member
Former president John F. Kennedy, who would’ve turned 100 this year, famously said, “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” Those words inspired a generati...
Jun 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 531 531 recommendations | email to a friend
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John Rowan, VVA President
A memorial for Vietnam veterans is coming to Elmhurst Park in 2019. For John Rowan, there’s no better spot to honor those who gave their life in service to the country. Rowan, an Elmhurst native, s...
Jun 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 500 500 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glendaliz Castro, Program Director/PS 71
Ridgewood resident Glendaliz Castro helped start an after-school program at PS 71, where her kids went to elementary school two years ago. Castro was the president of the parents' association, and ...
Jun 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 563 563 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bomsinae Kim, Executive Director of KAFSC
Bomsinae Kim began her involvement with the Korean American Family Service Center as a 24-hour hotline volunteer, a funder and later a board member. Now, she leads the community nonprofit that supp...
May 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 499 499 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anthony Haynes, Assistant Superintendent Ravenswood Houses
Anthony Haynes considers himself a product of public housing. Although he was born in Downtown Brooklyn, Haynes moved to Astoria Houses when he was 14 years old. “I thought we were rich when I saw ...
May 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 593 593 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maureen Fonseca, SASF CEO
Dr. Maureen Fonseca has always been passionate about education, especially providing opportunities for children with few advantages or resources. She went to a good school in her native Guyana, but...
May 16, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 530 530 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rattanpreet Singh Kohli, CIANA civics teacher
Rattanpreet Singh Kohli has found his true calling. By day, he’s a volunteer civics teacher at CIANA, a nonprofit organization that offers programs to help newly-arrived immigrants. At night, he wo...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 511 511 recommendations | email to a friend
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Veronica Franklin, Friends of Queensbridge Park
Veronica Franklin joined the Friends of Queensbridge Park group seven years ago. Under the stewardship of the late Elizabeth McQueen, the group advocated for more funding to improve the park’s seaw...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 474 474 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sal Albanese, Mayoral Candidate
Sal Albanese is running for mayor for a fourth time. In his latest bid in 2013, Albanese placed far behind the eventual occupant of Gracie Mansion, Bill de Blasio. The former City Councilman from B...
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 554 554 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dmytro Fedkowskyj, CEC 24 Candidate
He’s looking to serve once again. Dmytro Fedkowskyj was on the Community Education Council (CEC) for District 24 from 2004 to 2008, when he was appointed by former Queens Borough President Helen Ma...
Apr 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 542 542 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alfred Rankins, Friends of Flushing Library
Alfred Rankins first joined the Friends of Flushing Library group a decade ago. He took a computer course at the branch sponsored by the Friends group, and when he learned more about the organizati...
Apr 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 555 555 recommendations | email to a friend
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Juan Restrepo, Transportation Alternatives
Astoria native Juan Restrepo was riding his bike down to Tribeca one day when a random man on the sidewalk yelled at him. Restrepo stopped to hear what he was yelling about. “He was like, ‘Don’t ri...
Apr 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 552 552 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooke Singer, Founder/La Casita Verde
Brooke Singer founded La Casita Verde, a community garden in Williamsburg, back in 2013. Through a program under former mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Obesity Task Force, Singer successfully applied to ...
Mar 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 509 509 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marvin Jeffcoat, Past Commander VFW Post 2813
If it doesn’t help the health, safety and welfare of the citizenry, it shouldn’t be a law. That’s the philosophy of Marvin Jeffcoat, a US Army veteran-turned-concerned citizen with political ambiti...
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 486 486 recommendations | email to a friend
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