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Register Now for Fall Dance in Forest Hills!
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 637 637 recommendations | email to a friend
The fall session of children's dance classes at the Commonpoint Queens Central Queens School of Dance begins this Sunday, September 15. Space is still available in our Sunday Ballet/Tap class for 5...
Elevator Accident: New York Premises Liability Law
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 654 654 recommendations | email to a friend
Tragic Elevator Accident from a Legal Perspective A fatal elevator accident occurred at a 23-story Manhattan apartment building near the end of August. The elevator malfunction killed a 30-year old...
Falls from Ladders Can Result in Serious Injury or Death
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 664 664 recommendations | email to a friend
Safety Tips from OSHA to Avoid Falling from a Ladder Falls from ladders are the leading cause of death in the construction industry. In fact, according to   OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Adm...
The Van De Water Law Firm, P.C. Opens New Office
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
The Long Island firm has relocated its office to Woodbury, New York Press Release - updated: Sep 11, 2019 20:28 EDT WOODBURY, N.Y., September 11, 2019 (Newswire.com) - The Van De Water Law Firm, P....
Details of the NY Anti-Sexual Harassment Law for 2019
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The New NY Anti-Sexual Harassment Law: What Employers Should Know Additional New York State anti-sexual harassment law protections came into existence in August 2019. Under the new law, sexual hara...

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Jack Esterson, Think! Architecture & Design
Syracuse native Jack Esterson was raised to always give back and help others. “My parents instilled that in me,” he said. “My politics are very much aligned with that.” He graduated from Pratt Inst...
Jun 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1258 1258 recommendations | email to a friend
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Antoine Lewis, KIPP AMP
Growing up in Baltimore, Antoine Lewis always had access to playgrounds. Some were beautiful and complete, while others were just a swing set or a broken-down basketball hoop. “We would put up a cr...
May 28, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 913 913 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martin Maher, Brooklyn Parks Commissioner
When Martin Maher was named the new Brooklyn Parks Commissioner in February 2017, he had already registered 18 years as the chief of staff for the Brooklyn office. A longtime veteran of the Parks D...
May 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1252 1252 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dr. Do Lee, Biking Public Project
Dr. Do Lee, a visiting lecturer of urban studies at Queens College, has been thinking a lot lately about his father, who passed away this year. He recalls hearing stories about his parents when the...
May 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1089 1089 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joseph Robles, St. Nicks Alliance
When the School Settlement Association, the oldest settlement house in Brooklyn, ran into some difficulties, the North Brooklyn community group St. Nicks Alliance took it under its umbrella. Accord...
May 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 819 819 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lonnie Glover, Spring-Gar Civic Association
Last year, Springfield Gardens resident Lonnie Glover retired from the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) after a 28-year career. But if you ask him how his retirem...
Apr 30, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 381 381 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marcus Longmuir, Jackson Heights Immigrant Solidarity Network
The Jackson Heights Immigrant Solidarity Network formed more than two years ago when an undocumented member of the community was facing separation from their family. “It was one of those situations...
Apr 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1056 1056 recommendations | email to a friend
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Terrenze Rienton, Youth Coordinator
The Jackson Heights-based organization Ugnayan Youth for Justice and Social Change organizes young Filipinos ages 14 to 21. “We connect them to different social justice movements, and give them the...
Apr 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 420 420 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jessica Arrocho, Advisory Board Member
As a longtime member of the Woodhull Hospital Community Advisory Board, Bushwick resident Jessica Arrocho sees her role as the voice of the neighborhood. The board represents the views of the commu...
Apr 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 447 447 recommendations | email to a friend
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LaToya Meaders, Brownsville Community Culinary Center
The Brownsville Community Culinary Center achieves two goals with one innovative program. As a 40-week nonprofit culinary training program, BCCC prepares participants between the ages of 18 and 34 ...
Apr 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1100 1100 recommendations | email to a friend
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Steve Barrison, Small Business Congress
As executive vice president and spokesperson for the Small Business Congress, Steve Barrison is against congestion pricing. “Tens of thousands of small businesses compete everyday and have to come ...
Mar 26, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1143 1143 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christopher Sperrazza, CB5 Member
Middle Village resident Christopher Sperrazza joined Community Board 5 two years ago after he sat in on a meeting and realized there weren’t too many people there like him. “I was by far the younge...
Mar 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 488 488 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brandy Flores, Williamsburg Resident
At 13 years old, Williamsburg resident Brandy Flores has already shown signs of being a future neighborhood activist. Earlier this week, Flores and his neighbors led a protest in front of their bui...
Mar 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 447 447 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paul Samulski, North Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
For the last three years, Paul Samulski has served as president of the North Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce. The organization represents Bushwick, Greenpoint and Williamsburg businesses, and aids mem...
Mar 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 443 443 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anshu Khadka, Desis Rising Up and Moving
For nearly two decades, the community organization Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM) has been organizing working-class South Asian and Indo-Caribbean communities in New York City. Founded in 2000, ...
Feb 27, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 810 810 recommendations | email to a friend
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