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Register Now for Fall Dance in Forest Hills!
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 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 | 669 669 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 | 112 112 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 | 636 636 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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Shannon Rudd, Cycling Advocate
As a college athlete, Shannon Rudd won multiple national championships as a goalie in field hockey and lacrosse. After she began working some stressful jobs in New York City, she needed a new athle...
Sep 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amy Tse, NYC Residents Alliance
More than one year ago, a group of Chinese-American parents concerned about the proposed elimination of the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT) came together to discuss the issue. They ...
Sep 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ingrid Gomez, QUIP
After Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s groundbreaking victory in 2018, progressive energy in Queens reached new heights. Out of that blue wave, a number of left-leaning community groups and...
Sep 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 256 256 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hillary “Scout” Exter, Empire Dragons NYC
Being part of a team is always a cherished experience for athletes. But for Hillary Exter, being a member of Empire Dragons NYC is even more special. Founded in 2009, Empire Dragons NYC is New York...
Aug 27, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 541 541 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dalvanie Powell, United Probation Officers Association
Dalvanie Powell attended CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in the 1980s with the intention of becoming an attorney. But upon graduation, the school sent her resume to several law enforcemen...
Aug 21, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 651 651 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charles Yoon, KAAGNY
Since its founding in 1960, the Korean American Association of Greater New York, an umbrella organization and grassroots group, has represented the interests of Korean-Americans in the tri-state ar...
Aug 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 294 294 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joel Berg, Hunger Free America
As CEO of Hunger Free America, a nationwide anti-hunger direct service and advocacy group, Joel Berg is one of the country’s foremost experts on the issue. The Manhattan-based nonprofit, formerly c...
Aug 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 701 701 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jimi Otulaja, Afropunk Volunteer
When the Afropunk Festival made its debut at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in 2005, it attracted young people across the borough and the city. One of them was Coney Island native Jimi Otulaja...
Jul 31, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 566 566 recommendations | email to a friend
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Geoffrey Elkind, Civic Association President
Geoffrey Elkind has lived in Ridgewood for the last 15 years. For the past five years, he has been on the board of the Ridgewood Property Owners and Civic Association. This year, he’s taken his inv...
Jul 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 739 739 recommendations | email to a friend
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Janice Melnick, Park Administrator
For the last seven years, Janice Melnick has served as the administrator for Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. A 35-year employee of the Parks Department, Melnick’s responsibilities include keeping the...
Jul 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 717 717 recommendations | email to a friend
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Korin Tangtrakul, SWIM Coalition
As an environmentalist, Korin Tangtrakul wears many different hats. She’s a stormwater technician for the New York City Soil and Water Conservation District. Tangtrakul is also a steering committee...
Jul 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 739 739 recommendations | email to a friend
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Katie Denny Horowitz, North Brooklyn Parks Alliance
Although Katie Denny Horowitz is new to the role of executive director at the North Brooklyn Parks Alliance, she’s not new to north Brooklyn or open space advocacy. Denny Horowitz, who started the ...
Jul 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 629 629 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yocasta Polanco, PS 112
In every participatory budgeting cycle since 2015, PS 112 in Dutch Kills has won at least one project. In Cycle 5, the school won a $500,000 playground upgrade. The following year, it won $450,000 ...
Jun 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 854 854 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bill Manolios, Bryant High School
Bill Manolios started off his career as a teacher at William Cullen Bryant High School in Long Island City 24 years ago. His teaching journey took him to other schools in different boroughs, but wh...
Jun 18, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 971 971 recommendations | email to a friend
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Victoria Adler, Clean Energy Queens
A new group in Queens is hoping to make the borough a model for clean energy. Clean Energy Queens, which was co-founded just two months ago by Victoria Adler, is an offshoot of the Sierra Club. Adl...
Jun 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1138 1138 recommendations | email to a friend
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