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Have You Been Accused of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace?
Dec 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 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 | 59 59 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 | 7 7 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 | 76 76 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 | 100 100 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 | 22 22 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 | 191 191 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 | 192 192 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 | 33 33 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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Ayyad Algabyali, Yemeni-American Merchants Association
Though he is still a student at City College of New York, Ayyad Algabyali has already become a community leader in his own right. As director of advocacy for the Yemeni-American Merchants Associati...
Dec 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Manfred Edenhofer, VVA Chapter 32
Manfred Edenhofer, current president of the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 32, didn’t even want to initially join the organization. The Astoria native served as a first lieutenant of port secu...
Dec 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Angel Rosario, Affinity Health Plan
Growing up in Bay Ridge, Angel Rosario knew what it was like to rely on government benefits. His single mother raised four children with the help of food stamps. “Having that opportunity to apply a...
Nov 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dr. Joseph Salvo, Department of City Planning
As the director of the population division at the Department of City Planning, Dr. Joseph Salvo leads the group that provides the demographic know-how behind decisions in New York City. “We provide...
Nov 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shakira Smalls, Langston Hughes Library
Many librarians prefer to have peace and quiet in their libraries, but not Shakira Smalls. She prefers the noise. Two months into her new job as executive director of the Langston Hughes Community ...
Nov 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
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Concetta Anne Bencivenga, New York Transit Museum
For Concetta Anne Bencivenga, one fact rings true: New Yorkers live the way they live because of proximity to mass transit. “Most folks just don’t know it,” she said. Bencivenga is the director of ...
Nov 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jeffrey Merced, MS 582 Principal
From student to teacher to principal, Jeffrey Merced has spent nearly his whole life in District 14 schools. The Williamsburg native is the new principal at MS 582 in East Williamsburg. His first d...
Oct 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monifa Bandele, MomsRising
For seven years, the coalition group Communities United for Police Reform (CPR) has fought to change unlawful and harmful police practices. The organization successfully filed a lawsuit to end unco...
Oct 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 158 158 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joselyn De Leon, North Brooklyn Coalition
The North Brooklyn Coalition Against Family Violence formed in 1998 as a support group for victims of domestic violence in Bushwick. It was created by six community-based organizations, including L...
Oct 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 188 188 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jaqi Cohen, Straphangers Campaign
For more than four decades, the Straphangers Campaign, a project of the New York Public Interest Research Group, has fought for reliable, affordable and accessible transportation in New York City. ...
Oct 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 209 209 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mitchell Silver, Parks Commissioner
When the TCS New York City Marathon kicks off on November 4, runners and supporters alike will see a familiar face in the crowd. Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver, at 58 years old, will run in his...
Oct 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 198 198 recommendations | email to a friend
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Portia Dyrenforth, Park Administrator
Portia Dyrenforth hasn’t stopped smiling since she became the administrator for both Forest and Highland parks, which straddle the Queens and Brooklyn border. “They’re both such beautiful parks,” D...
Sep 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 219 219 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carter Strickland, Trust for Public Land
The Trust for Public Land, a national nonprofit that was founded in San Francisco in 1972, works with communities to develop open space. Their New York office opened in 1978. State Director Carter ...
Sep 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 231 231 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chris Phelan, Brother of 9/11 Victim
Service means everything to Chris Phelan and his family. His older brother, Thomas, was a ferry captain for the Circle Line company. During the terrorist attacks on September 11, Phelan took hundre...
Sep 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 261 261 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hannah Bossio. Partnership for Parks
Hannah Bossio started out with the Parks Department 12 years ago as an urban park ranger, teaching the public about flora and fauna. After she was promoted to sergeant, supervising the only ropes c...
Sep 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 267 267 recommendations | email to a friend
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