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LIers show up to work, in PPE gear

Although COVID-19 put a brake on many business operations, a number of Long Islanders across various sectors, showed up to work — in their offices or in the field — in PPE gear.

Jamie Lockwood, regional operations manager at Power Home
Credit: Power Home Remodeling

Jamie Lockwood, regional operations manager at Power Home Remodeling, and his operations staff prepare for a day of window installations.

A Power Home Remodeling operations team member measures
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A Power Home Remodeling operations team member measures an opening prior to installing a new window.

Taunia Cilibrasi, trade partner sales associate at Plesser's
Credit: Gina Marano

Taunia Cilibrasi, trade partner sales associate at Plesser's Appliances, is about to start her workday visiting trade partners in the field.

John Curry, managing partner at New York Life
Credit: New York Life

John Curry, managing partner at New York Life in Melville, and his wife, Holly, a member of the St. Charles Foundation Board, far right, were among doctors and staff from St. Charles Hospital who delivered 150 meals from O Solo Mio to the hospital staff.

Abu Jinnah, in PPE gear, works as a
Credit: Piping Rock Health Products

Abu Jinnah, in PPE gear, works as a blending operator at Piping Rock Health Products' Farmingdale facility.

Minerva Cerda, left, and Betty Umanzor Rivera, both
Credit: Piping Rock Health Products

Minerva Cerda, left, and Betty Umanzor Rivera, both work as powder fill associates at Piping Rock Health Product's Farmingdale facility.

Grassi interns, from left, Caroline Kelly of Kings
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Grassi interns, from left, Caroline Kelly of Kings Park; Joshua Cohan of East Meadow; and James Ceparano of Melville. They were three of the accounting students who participated in Grassi's 2020 summer internship program in the Jericho office, one of the few in-person internships available in the accounting industry during the COVID-19 pandemic, Grassi said. 

Alison Longstreet, left, and Greg Genovese, right, both
Credit: New York Life Long Island General Office

Alison Longstreet, left, and Greg Genovese, right, both employees at New York Life Insurance Company's Jericho office, delivered dinner to the OR night crew at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip.

Carlos Vargas, landscape architecture team leader at VHB
Credit: Carlos Vargas

Carlos Vargas, landscape architecture team leader at VHB Engineering, works in the field.

Paid search strategist Michael Funcheon, left, and Sr.
Credit: Austin Williams

Paid search strategist Michael Funcheon, left, and Sr. paid search strategist Nick Gaffney are part of one team of employees who returned to the office at Austin Williams after the lockdown restrictions were eased in July.

John Hill, chief manufacturing engineering, at Spellman High
Credit: Christopher Gambino

John Hill, chief manufacturing engineering, at Spellman High Voltage Electronic Corp.

Howie Richards, managing director at Spellman High Voltage,
Credit: Trina Ellis

Howie Richards, managing director at Spellman High Voltage, is suited up in his PPE gear.

From left, CN Guidance & Counseling employees Ayodeji
Credit: CN Guidance & Counseling Services

From left, CN Guidance & Counseling employees Ayodeji Grace Oloke, Alexandria Attivissimo, Taylor Alicanti, Ama Serwah and Christina Metz.

CN Guidance & Counseling Services employees, from left,
Credit: CN Guidance & Counseling Services

CN Guidance & Counseling Services employees, from left, Kennedy Dowd, senior counselor; Jason Abramowitz, senior counselor; and Chloe Calandra, acting program supervisor.

Family Service League employees at work, from left,
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Family Service League employees at work, from left, Jennifer Ferraro, a nurse practitioner from Central Islip; Jeff Gil, a nursing supervisor from Riverhead; and Anne Marie Saggio, a registered nurse from Bay Shore.

H2M Architects + Engineers employees at a job
Credit: Giuseppe Riccio

H2M Architects + Engineers employees at a job site. From left, James Havrilla of East Northport; John Mombach of Central Islip; Joseph Marvel of Plainview; Mian Wang of Setauket; and Ralph Michele of Smithtown.

Jonathan Villatoro, a machine operator in the small
Credit: Precipart/Thomas Finn

Jonathan Villatoro, a machine operator in the small diameter turning department at Precipart, is seen manufacturing and inspecting gear blanks on a Star CNC Machine.

Joseph Magnotta, of BBS, inspects construction within the
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Joseph Magnotta, of BBS, inspects construction within the Valley Stream 13 School District.

Options for Community Living, Inc. receptionist Yvonne Bodor,
Credit: Options for Community Living, Inc.

Options for Community Living, Inc. receptionist Yvonne Bodor, left, and Yolanda Robano-Gross, executive director, in Woodmere.

Rudy Rodriguez, a real estate agent at EXIT
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Rudy Rodriguez, a real estate agent at EXIT Realty Achieve, dons disposable boot covers and carries hand sanitizers, as he sets out to show homes.

Debra Ladenheim, of Smithtown, works in EXIT Realty
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Debra Ladenheim, of Smithtown, works in EXIT Realty Achieve's Smithtown office.

Kelly Clair, a registered nurse at Stony Brook
Credit: Stony Brook Southampton Hospital

Kelly Clair, a registered nurse at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, been caring for COVID-19 patients in the hospital's ICU.

Dr. Howard Sklarek, a pulmonary and critical care
Credit: Stony Brook Southampton Hospital

Dr. Howard Sklarek, a pulmonary and critical care medical specialist at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, has been treating COVID-19 patients in the hospital's ICU.

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