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NYC Bans Polystyrene Takeout Containers and Coffee Cups
Feb 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Judge Upholds the 2013 Law Banning Polystyrene for Takeout Containers and Coffee Cups In 2019 restaurants must begin phasing polystyrene cups and containers out of use. This change is a result of a...
Astoria Characters: The Special Teacher
Feb 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Nicholas’ last name used to be Alexander. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Growing up, Nicholas Alexandrakos was always interested in his family’s history. With grandpa...
Has Your Loved One Been the Victim of Nursing Home Neglect?
Feb 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
How Does Neglect Differ from Abuse? Finding out whether your parent, relative or friend has been the victim of nursing home neglect is vital for their wellbeing. Sadly, many elderly people are in s...
Matter of Van Patten—Undue Influence
Feb 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Probate Administration | Wrongful Actions There are certain basic legal requirements when a person transfers property, conveys a power of attorney or establishes a plan for the distribution of an e...
Legal Concerns for New York Restaurant Owners
Feb 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re opening a new restaurant in New York City or the surrounding area, there are certain legal requirements you must put in place. You will need to choose a business entity and get your licen...
Certain questions are taboo for employers to ask in a job interview. The most obvious ones are questions that could be regarded as discrimination. If you ask these types of questions, you could be held liable if a discrimination lawsuit is brought against you. Do not ask questions that intimate at anything to do with age, race, color, national origin or birthplace, religion, disability, genetic information, gender/sex or marital/family status/pregnancy. (EEOC)
Feb 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 138 138 recommendations | email to a friend
2019 Is Here with New Salary Thresholds The New York State overtime salary threshold draws the line between exempt salaried workers, who must be paid for overtime, and those non-exempt workers, who...
Astoria Characters: The Artist in Training
Feb 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Jose is from the Dominican Republic. In the spare bedroom of his apartment, Jose Mota is standing at a monumental work table, using an oil-paint marker to create the black...
MASPETH,NY-BUYING A BRICK 2F. VS A FRAME 2F.
Feb 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 326 326 recommendations | email to a friend
COLLECTION OF OPINIONS BY BROKERS IN THE AREA. BUYER BEWARE! BIG DIFFERENCE WHEN BUYING AN OLD FRAME 2F. HOME, MAYBE 100 YEARS OLD BY NOW, AND OR BUYING A YOUNG BRICK 2 FAMILY HOUSE, ESPECIALLY IF ...
Astoria Characters: The Guitar Guide Guru
Feb 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Meet Mike, aka the Guitar Guide Guru. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling How hard – or easy – is it to play the guitar if you’ve never done it before? Instead of answerin...
Astoria Characters: The Comic With the Punch-Line Life
Jan 29, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Michelle shows off her mommy mug. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling If you didn’t know that Michelle Adrienne Slonim is a new mother, you need look no further than the r...

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Astoria Characters: The Thanks-Giving Guy by Nancy
November 20, 2018 05:53 AM | 1208 views | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Chick-N-Soup is at 30-12 Astoria Blvd. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When Lou Romano Trujillo looks out over the tables at Chick-N-Soup, all he can think of is his g...
Have You Suffered from a Catastrophic Injury? by cindy
November 16, 2018 10:57 AM | 15686 views | 0 0 comments | 817 817 recommendations | email to a friend
Why Is Legal Help Vital for Catastrophic Injuries? People who suffer from catastrophic injuries are typically saddled with exorbitant medical costs, lost income and other financial hardships. Howev...
Bronx Hit and Run Accidents Result in Serious Injury and Death by cindy
November 16, 2018 10:56 AM | 14065 views | 0 0 comments | 537 537 recommendations | email to a friend
Hit and run Accidents Are Common in the Bronx In September of 2018, major media networks reported three fatal hit-and-run accidents in the Bronx: September 3.   A car near the intersection of the C...
Recent Hit and Run Accidents that Occurred in Queens, New York by cindy
November 16, 2018 10:55 AM | 15117 views | 0 0 comments | 556 556 recommendations | email to a friend
Why Hit and Run Accidents Can Be So Devastating A hit and run accident leaves the injured victim abandoned at the scene of the accident. While any serious car accident is a traumatic experience, be...
Proving That Your Injury Was Work-Related by cindy
November 16, 2018 10:53 AM | 11683 views | 0 0 comments | 395 395 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City |   Bronx   | Brooklyn |   Queens   Workers’ Compensation Lawyers In the aftermath of a work-related injury, one of the first things you’ll likely do is file a workers’ compensation c...
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