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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 | 88 88 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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Ajmain Hossain, Richmond Hill Resident
On opening day for the new Apple store in Williamsburg, 17-year-old Ajmain Hossain walked in looking for a new charger. His family was about to go on vacation, and he was already going to Brooklyn ...
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 465 465 recommendations | email to a friend
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Debbie Hootam, Investors Branch Manager
Investors Bank recently opened up its newest branch in Greenpoint, marking the 15th location they have in Brooklyn. Leading the branch is Debbie Hootam, who was born in Guyana and raised in East Fl...
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 471 471 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rachel Nager, Brooklyn Legal Services Corp. A
With the rapid change and development going on in Brooklyn, tenants have often faced mounting pressures and even illegal harassment from landlords. That’s when Rachel Nager, a staff attorney with B...
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 485 485 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jason Ferreira, Foodtown Supermarket
Foodtown Supermarket, located at 76-10 37th Avenue, is a community staple in Jackson Heights. Originally a Shop Wise market, it was taken over by the family of Jason Ferreira in 1997. They started ...
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 501 501 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tony D., Williamsburg Native
On the opening day of the McCarren Park Pool, Tony D. was lining up among the swarming teenagers who were ready to take a break from the heat. But unlike the rest of the hundreds of locals on line,...
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 515 515 recommendations | email to a friend
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Johnny Perez, Urban Justice Center
If going to prison is bad, serving time in solitary confinement is even worse, especially the effects it has on a person’s mental health. Johnny Perez, 37, spent 13 years in jail, including three i...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 489 489 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carlo Scissura, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
Like many New Yorkers, Carlo Scissura was born to immigrant parents. His parents came from Italy and settled in Bensonhurst, where they opened up a restaurant. Scissura said he remembers working at...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 504 504 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lara Beaty, LaGuardia Community College
The ongoing battle between the Professional Staff Congress (PSC), the union representing CUNY faculty and staff, and elected officials in Albany has affected many people. Perhaps none are hurt more...
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 474 474 recommendations | email to a friend
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Father Kavungal Davy, St. Anthony-St. Alphonsus Church
At 6 a.m., Father Kavungal Davy, pastor for St. Anthony-St. Alphonsus Church in Greenpoint, wakes up to go for a morning run. Having grown up in a village in India, Davy is used to a lot of fresh a...
Jun 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 489 489 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jimmy Heath, Jazz Musician
Few people in the world can say they’ve played music with jazz legends Louis Armstrong and Dizzy Gillespie, but that rings true for longtime Corona resident Jimmy Heath. Heath, an NEA Jazz Master h...
Jun 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 483 483 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cynthia MacDonald, St. Mary’s Hospital for Children
Cynthia MacDonald had only two hours of sleep. The registered nurse at St. Mary’s Hospital for Children worked the night before from 7 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. By the time she left the hospital to go home...
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 494 494 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shane Vereen, Giants Running Back
Shane Vereen is a leading presence on the football field. The New York Giants running back has already won a Super Bowl with his previous team, the New England Patriots, and is now entering his sec...
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 460 460 recommendations | email to a friend
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Willis Elkins, Co-Chair/Newtown Creek CAG
Wednesday night’s meeting of the Newtown Creek Community Advisory Group (CAG) in Greenpoint got a bit heated. After a state Department of Health (DOH) official presented a study that concluded ther...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 476 476 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rob Hennessey, “King of Forest Hills”
When Verizon workers were on strike in Forest Hills, most demonstrators were wearing red, the main color of the company. One man stood out from the pack. That man was Rob Hennessey, who was sportin...
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 485 485 recommendations | email to a friend
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Skip LaPlante, Ridgewood Artist
They may be common items for everyday people, but for Ridgewood artist Skip LaPlante they’re musical instruments. LaPlante, a composer originally from the suburbs of Boston, takes items like forks,...
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 477 477 recommendations | email to a friend
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