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What Does It Mean to Be Classified as “Permanently Partially Disabled”?
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 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 | 87 87 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 | 88 88 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 | 24 24 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 | 264 264 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 | 289 289 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 | 291 291 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 | 49 49 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 | 65 65 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 | 667 667 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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The Moon Priestess
ASTORIA CHARACTERS
Oct 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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GOP City Council hopeful discusses local, national issues
City Council candidate and U.S. Army veteran Marvin Jeffcoat is a strong believer in limited government. “Once they exceed health, safety and welfare, they’re starting to encroach on your constitut...
Oct 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Chamber discusses ‘the next generation of manufacturing’
Panel highlights goals, investments in advanced technology
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Symposium seeks to redefine narrative about charter schools
Panel discusses issues of race, class integration
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New mental health, wellness center opens in Astoria
Goodwill Industries unveiled its new integrated health and wellness center in Astoria at a ribbon-cutting ceremony last Thursday. The facility at 4-21 27th Avenue will provide primary medical care,...
Oct 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legal Aid files injunction on NYSUM to stop intimidation
Queens tenants reported harassment by landlord
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Community rallies for traffic light at Sunnyside intersection
Educators worry about safety of growing student population
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The Champion of Whitey Ford Field
“I’m standing in the center field.” Neil Herdan wants to make sure I can identify him when I arrive at Whitey Ford Field, so that’s the message he texts. The Grape Dutches, a team in the Astoria So...
Oct 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sunnyside Arch to get new LED lights
The iconic Sunnyside Arch on Queens Boulevard and 46th Street will shine even brighter than before. Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer joined the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District (BID) and l...
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols blast city for housing homeless in LIC hotel
Officials feel “blindsided” by move without notification
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ACE helps 45 formerly homeless find employment
A Long Island City-based organization that offers homeless men and women a chance to find employment celebrated its latest graduates. On September 28, the Association of Community Employment Progra...
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TOP HIGH SCHOOLS 2017
INSIDE: A Top High School is an Investment in Your Child and Family: The personalized and quality education that a Top High School offers shouldn't be looked at as an added expense, but an investme...
Oct 06, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Msgr. McClancy Memorial High School Open House is this Saturday, October 7th
This Saturday, October 7th, Msgr. McClancy Memorial High School will be hosting it's annual Open House. The open house will be from 1pm - 4pm at McClancy HS (7106 31st Avenue East Elmhurst, NY 11370)
Oct 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens councilman introduces legislation to combat asthma
Councilman Costa Constantinides was joined by elected officials and health advocates to unveil a package of bills designed to fight asthma. The first bill would require all public schools to have n...
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The Perennial Shopkeeper
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