Posts Tagged ‘Building Workers’

Stadium Cleaner Meets the World at the Garden

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Dominguez rubs shoulders with celebrities and keeps famous Event Center running By Allen Houston Rosa Dominguez, 50, has done it all in her 17 years as a stadium cleaner at Madison Square Garden. She has been a custodian and an elevator operator, vacuumed the floors of the famous event center and hobnobbed with musicians such [&hellip
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Building’s ‘Front of the House’ Also a Weatherman

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A doorman who knows everyone’s name By Lydie Raschka One day, Carol Giordano struggled against a robust wind. “I’m disabled,” she said. “I walk with a cane. I had papers in my hand. Of course they flew everywhere.” Enter Louis Rios, 59, doorman since 1974, and all-around Good Samaritan. “There he was,” said Giordano. “Running [&hellip
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Dominican finds friends and celebration at Yeshiva

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Key for Taveras’ success comes in support from his family By Clifford A. Merin For security guard Louis Taveras, a day’s work would not be complete without the support of his family. Taveras, a 32-year-old resident of West Harlem, is married with two children and gives his family much credit and appreciation for receiving this [&hellip
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Union Rep Makes Sure Guards Are Secure, Too

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To Herbert, patience and friendliness are top virtues By Felipe Cabrera When it comes to doing her job well, Bettina Herbert believes patience is important. The St. Kitts native works as a security guard for Allied Barton at 75 Rockefeller Plaza. Dealing with people who are in a rush is part of the job description. [&hellip
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Yankees Fan Is Pitch-Perfect Doorman

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Residents bonded with beloved worker Greene during battle with cancer By Bonnie Bernstein After the Yankees won the pennant last October, Harlem resident James Greene III, 51, wore his favorite team’s hat and uniform. The Derek Jeter fan has worked at the Langston, at 68 Bradhurst Avenue, for the past five years, first as security [&hellip
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