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Astoria Characters: The Voice Teacher by Nruhling
Mar 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Oliver is the founder and director of the Long Island City Academy of Music. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Ah, where to begin? Oliver Söhngen has much to say so he starts strumming a guitar. The notes literally help him find his voice: His forte is opera, and befor...
DHYX_sunnydays.jpg "Sunny Days and Sleepless Nights": A Brooklyn author born in Italy tells his story through his poems... by Milano52
Mar 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 370 370 recommendations | email to a friend
Tiziano Thomas Dossena’s collection of award-winning selected poetry is titled “Sunny Days and Sleepless Night.” The author, born in Milan, Italy, spent his high school (John Jay H.S.) and college years in New York, in the Carroll Gardens section of Brooklyn, graduating from Kingsborough C. Colle...
Astoria Characters: The Kid Entrepreneurs by Nruhling
Mar 21, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Izzy collects Magic, The Gathering cards. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Izzy Weitzman is sitting at the kitchen table putting Magic, The Gathering cards into packets for pricing. Each one, he explains, entitles the bearer in the role-playing game to acquire mystica...
C436_175VarickOffice.jpg NYC Poster Printing: The What, Why & How by leafprinting
Mar 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1058 1058 recommendations | email to a friend
 Posters are a simple an effective method of advertising your product or service. It can be useful for small business and large corporations alike. They are less expensive than other forms of advertising, and with many services available it can be much easier than previously though. Why Posters P...
The Use of Social Media in Personal Injury Litigation in New York by cjleclaire
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 261 261 recommendations | email to a friend
by Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Attorneys Using Social Media as Evidence in Personal Injury Claims For many, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are as much a part of their lives as a phone, computer or even a car. Most don’t think twice about posting pictures, messages and other information for th...
What Does Your Lawyer Need to Prepare for Your Workers’ Compensation Hearing? by cjleclaire
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 275 275 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP   New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers What Does Your Lawyer Need to Prepare for Your Workers’ Compensation Hearing? If you’ve been injured at work and your employer or the workers’ compensation insurance company has challenged the claim, ...
Best Business Practices When Screening Applicants with Criminal Records by cjleclaire
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 886 886 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans & Associates When an applicant with a criminal record applies for a job at your company, the screening can become complicated. You cannot make your decision based on any type of discrimination. The EEOC provides guidelines you should consider following when asking about cr...
Bifurcated Trial System In Suffolk County & Nassau County Can Favor Defendants by cjleclaire
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 732 732 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Palermo Tuohy Bruno, P.L.L.C. The Bifurcated Trial System Recently, we discussed how a century old rule barring mention of liability insurance may actually create bias in a jury, favoring a defendant. Now, I’d like to talk about the “bifurcated trial system”, and how this system can actua...
Astoria Characters: The Daddy Blogger by Nruhling
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
Nancy A. Ruhling Jason’s a blogging dad. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling A coffee cup and pacifier in hand, Jason Greene , who has a quartet of kids, plops himself down on the living room floor, where his 18-month-old daughter, Arwen, is playing with giant LEGO tiles. Jason, lanky and laid ba...
What Kinds of Employment Records Does Your Business Have to Keep? by cjleclaire
Mar 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 194 194 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans There is a lot of administration involved with running a business, and sometimes you wonder what records to keep and how long you have to keep them. The EEOC ( Equal Employment Opportunity Commission )clarifies what your record keeping requirements are under federal law as the ...