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Astoria Characters: The One and Only Gildo
Oct 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Gildo, the diversified artist. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “I bet you can’t guess what this is,” says Gildo Spado . He holds up a round metal object whose center p...
What the New Anti-Sexual Harassment Law Means for NY Employers
Oct 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
Is There Liability You Could Face that You Did Not Face in the Past? The NYS new anti-harassment law has a number of sweeping changes. For one, it applies to all protected classes under New York Hu...
Astoria Characters: The Pedaling Pedagogue
Oct 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Ben works for the city’s Department of Education. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Ben Sherman is standing outside his apartment building eager to hop on his bicycle. A...
OPENING A FRANCHISE BUSINESS DOESN'T GUARANTEE SUCCESS
Oct 04, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 158 158 recommendations | email to a friend
INTERVIEW WITH RIDGEWOOD REAL ESTATE BROKER Anthony Carbi Look at Taco Bell they have Beefy Fritos Burrito for $1.00 dollar. We are talking about maybe half of the $3.49 cents as a profit. Or $1.74...
Oct 04, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
Example you rent a store for $6,000 dollars. You still have to pay electric, heat, water and at least two salary’s for someone to open and close the place besides serving customers weekly. So now y...
HOW CAN A BUSINESS/FRANCHISE OWNER MAKE MONEY TODAY?
Oct 04, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
Example you rent a store for $6,000 dollars. You still have to pay electric, heat, water and at least two salary’s for someone to open and close the place besides serving customers weekly. So now y...
Astoria Characters: On the Street Where I Live -- 10 Years Later
Oct 01, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling The Green Farmer When I started writing Astoria Characters 10 years ago, I didn’t know how long I would continue it, and I didn’t know where it would lead. The premise was...
Astoria Characters: The 99-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor
Sep 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Margot was born in Dresden. Text and Photos by  Nancy A. Ruhling After she settles herself into her favorite chair, Margot Karp puts on her spectacles. The lenses, big and...
Astoria Characters: The Paper Engineer
Sep 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Gene is a paper engineer/graphic designer/illustrator. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling From the stack of books on his desk, Gene Vosough brings forth a gold-tooled tom...
Register Now for Fall Dance in Forest Hills!
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 251 251 recommendations | email to a friend
The fall session of children's dance classes at the Commonpoint Queens Central Queens School of Dance begins this Sunday, September 15. Space is still available in our Sunday Ballet/Tap class for 5...

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Details of the NY Anti-Sexual Harassment Law for 2019 by cindy
September 12, 2019 08:50 AM | 6406 views | 0 0 comments | 967 967 recommendations | email to a friend
The New NY Anti-Sexual Harassment Law: What Employers Should Know Additional New York State anti-sexual harassment law protections came into existence in August 2019. Under the new law, sexual hara...
NY Anti-Sexual Harassment Training by cindy
September 12, 2019 08:49 AM | 5345 views | 0 0 comments | 907 907 recommendations | email to a friend
Have You and Your Employees Done the NY Current Anti-Sexual Harassment Training? NY State law requires that employers do Anti-Sexual Harassment training, based on a law signed into effect in 2018. ...
Astoria Characters: The Guy Who Saved the Cat That Fell From the Sky by Nancy
September 10, 2019 06:14 AM | 637 views | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
By now, most of you probably have heard the story. Phil Cappadora was on his bicycle making a Postmates food delivery at noon on July 25 on 27 th Street and Hoyt Avenue when he heard about an injur...
Astoria Characters: The Green-Juice Gardener by Nancy
September 03, 2019 05:59 AM | 798 views | 0 0 comments | 202 202 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Robert is the founder of the juice business The Highest Good. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “Try this.” Robert Urban plucks a little leaf off the sorrel next to his ...
Astoria Characters: The Family-Food Chef by Nancy
August 27, 2019 05:57 AM | 891 views | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Kim’s the founder of The Connected Chef. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Oh boy! It’s breakfast time! Lucas, who is 7, and Thiago, who is 4, are practically jumping up...
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