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Charles Rutenberg Realty Grand Opening

Charles Rutenberg Realty, Inc. Management, Staff, Agents, Brokers recently joined local elected officials in the ribbon cutting ceremony during the grand opening of the Agency’s new, state-of-the-art corporate headquarters in Plainview on July 11.

The new, 3,200-square-foot facility can accommodate more than 900 Real Estate Agents, and twice the space of its original headquarters. The office is equipped with a high-tech Agent training facility featuring a 70-inch LCD LED Dual Touch Interactive Board; dozens of fully powered laptop stations; numerous built-in, computer-equipped workstations; a private conference room; an executive conference room for larger meetings; and a comfortable lounge for casual meet and greets. Highlighting their beautiful office space are three large tropical aquarium fish tanks, filled with an amazing array of exotic fish – which also has doubled in size.

Following the ribbon cutting, there were speeches from Charles Rutenberg Realty management, a tour of the facility and refreshments for the attendees.

“Once you step into the sleek, modern, open, feng shui office, which has been specially designed to enhance the organization’s philosophies, you will immediately know what Charles Rutenberg Realty is about: professionalism, respect, and a friendly, caring relationship with their Agents,” said Joe Moshé, Broker/Owner, Charles Rutenberg Realty.

Charles Rutenberg Realty is one of the nation’s fastest-growing Agencies with more than 1,300 Agents on Long Island, Queens, Westchester, the Bronx and Manhattan.

News

One local playwright and his company — The Plainview Project — seem to be headed to the big leagues.

Claude Solnik of Plainview, the Plainview Project’s writer, is married with two children. While he has a master’s degree in dramatic writing from New York University, after graduating he ended up going into journalism, which currently remains his day job. But in his free time he indulged in his true passion, hammering out numerous play scripts until the day they he realized that he needed to stop sitting on these works he was creating and put them in the hands of actors that could give them life.

Even as they hoped the parties would reach a last-minute settlement, commuters across Long Island were scrambling last week to devise alternate plans for getting to work if Long Island Rail Road’s 5,400 workers go on strike July 20. And they were vocal in their anger with the Metropolitan Transit Authority. The strike, it seems, has roused commuter ire over a wide range of LIRR issues, from timeliness to cleanliness to costs.

“I’ll have to figure out a new way home from work,” said Marco Allicastro, a 20-year-old Queens resident waiting for a train home at the Bethpage station after a day’s work at the local King Kullen. “Long Island doesn’t really have a lot of options in terms of transportation. Maybe I should get a new job.”


Calendar

Sonny And Perley

Saturday, July 26

Women Artists You Should Know

Thursday, July 31

Adult Summer Reading Club

Through Aug. 7



Columns

1959: The Year The Music Stopped Playing
Written by Michael A. Miller, mmillercolumn@gmail.com

The Eccentric Heiress Of ‘Empty Mansions’
Written by Mike Barry, MFBarry@optonline.net

Yellow Margarine And A Pitch For The Ages
Written by Michael A. Miller, mmillercolumn@gmail.com