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Astoria Characters: The Guy Who Saved the Bocce Court by Nruhling
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Danny grew up in Astoria Houses. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling White canvas ball bag in hand, Danny Berrios heads toward the bocce court in Astoria Park. It’s along the waterfront next to the children’s playground. Even if you’re a regular park-goer, you might not ...
Astoria Characters: The Music Maker by Nruhling
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Guillermo is a flutist. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling The flute was not Guillermo Laporta ’s first choice. Guillermo, the co-founder of the multidisciplinary music ensemble CreArtBox , would have preferred playing the piano. He was 8, and he didn’t have a particula...
How Can Lawyers Get in Trouble Over Sex? by cjleclaire
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro , Affair At Work The most shameful case in recent history was Thomas Lowe, an Egan, MN attorney representing a divorce client, who had an affair with her that lasted seven months. After several arguments with the woman about the affair and his own marriage, Lowe said he was break...
What’s the “Freelance Isn’t Free” Law About? by cjleclaire
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro , Freelance Isn't Free If this is the Company’s Attitude about paying you… …What Should your Attitude be like? It’s about protection for Freelancers being paid for their work in NYC. Our   previous blog item explains the basic concepts   of it. The   actual law   goes into effect...
Lockheed Martin Age Discrimination Lawsuit | $51.5 Million in Damages by cjleclaire
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
In January 2017, a federal jury in Camden, NJ awarded a verdict of $51.5 million against Lockheed Martin for alleged age discrimination. Law.com   reported that the lawsuit claimed Lockheed Martin had a practice of laying off older employees and replacing them with newer employees for the same po...
WHAT IS THE NEW YORK WOMEN’S EQUALITY AGENDA? by cjleclaire
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans In October 2015, New York passed eight bills that were known as the Women’s Equality Agenda. Seven of the provisions of this law went into effect on January 19, 2016. As an employer, it is important to understand your rights and responsibilities under this new equal pay law i...
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Apr 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 171 171 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria Characters: The Tiffany Curator by Nruhling
Apr 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Lindsy’s the director/curator of The Neustadt. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling From the more than 250,000 pieces of Tiffany art glass at The Neustadt , Lindsy Parrott pulls out a rippled cream-colored sheet and holds it up to the light. It comes luminously alive, its...
Astoria Characters: The Words Worker by Nruhling
Apr 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
In a corner of her living room, in the shelter of a makeshift cubicle, Tracy Sayre sits typing on her 5-year-old black Toshiba laptop. Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Tracy is the founder of Writers Work. Text and Photos by  Nancy A. Ruhling In a corner of her living room, in the shelter of a makeshift...
Cheesy Bacon Cheeseburger Subs Recipe by cindyverdin
Mar 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
When I'm not working on my many businesses, I'm in the kitchen, cookin' up somethin' good! My husband is like a big ol' kid, he is very picky when it comes to food. So, I like to throw together my own little recipes using ingredients I know he loves. Also, I get bored eating the same things, so I...