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How Dangerous Is Texting While Driving Compared with Drunk Driving?
Oct 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
Why Texting While Driving May Be More Dangerous than DWI It may come as a surprise that texting while driving is more worrisome to the majority of drivers than drunk driving. This is true despite t...
Astoria Characters: The One and Only Gildo
Oct 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 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 | 189 189 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 | 34 34 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 | 279 279 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 | 236 236 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 | 284 284 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 | 45 45 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 | 52 52 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 | 57 57 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...

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Erwin Dietz
Erwin Dietz passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at the age of 84. Beloved Husband of the late Elfriede Dietz Loving Father of Edward Dietz and Father-in-Law of Mary Dietz. Cherished Grandfath...
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Frances Savino
Frances Savino passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at the age of 84. Beloved Wife of Salvatore Savino. Loving Mother of Maria and the late Frank. Cherished Grandmother of Anthony, Salvatore a...
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Salvatore Cucchiara
Salvatore Cucchiara passed away on Friday, January 18, 2019 at the age of 62. Beloved Father of Vita, Giuseppe, Anthony and Annamaria Cucchiara. Loving Brother of Pietro Cucchiara (Nina), Benedetto...
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Antonio Scala
Antonio Scala passed away on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at the age of 95. Beloved Husband of Anna and the late Rose Scala. Loving Father of Phillip Scala and Nancy Lalena and Father-in-Law of Lorra...
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Theresa Caraccio
Theresa Caraccio passed away on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at the age of 44. Beloved Daughter of Victor and the late Mariegraace Caraccio. Loving Sister of Frank Caraccio. Funeral Services were hel...
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Joseph Fernandez
Joseph Fernandez of Glendale passed away on Wednesday, January 02, 2019 at the age of 31. Loving son of Sandy and Michael. Dear brother of Tiffany, Brittany, Dylan. Grandson of Kathleen Callado. Se...
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Florence Galas
Florence Galas passed away on Friday, January 11, 2019 at the age of 105. Beloved Mother of Penelope Van Maldeghem, Michael Galas, Christopher Galas, and the late Claire Hamba. Cherished Grandmothe...
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Emelia Daniele
Emelia Daniele passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the age of 72. Beloved Mother of John Alex Morales (Michele), April Flores and the late Nicholas Flores. Cherished Grandmother of Nikki a...
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Viggo A. Lammer
Viggo A. Lammer passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at the age of 64. Cherished Son of the late Haakon and Helena Lammer. Loving Cousin on Anna Marie Mirski-Rebecchi, Regina Mirski-Smith, Steve...
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Margaret Laterza
Margaret Laterza passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late Eugene Laterza. Loving Sister of the late Josephine Svetics, Louise Kelly and Lorraine Gentile....
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Charles N. Venezia
Charles N. Venezia passed away on Tuesday, January 01, 2019 at the age of 67. Beloved Brother of Marjorie Croce and the late Marie Venezia and Brother-in-Law of Dominick. Cherished Uncle of Anthony...
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Dolores A. Yaegel
Dolores A. Yaegel passed away on Thursday, January 03, 2019 at the age of 70. Beloved Wife of the late Frank C. Yaegel. Loving Sister of Philip Young and the late Patricia Sim. Cherished Aunt of Ma...
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Frank J. Kacher
Frank J. Kacher passed away on Sunday, January 06, 2019 at the age of 94. Beloved Husband of the late Irene Kacher. Loving Father of Joan Rozolis (Arthur) and Brian Kacher (Kristin). Cherished Gran...
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Murial A. Buccino
Murial A. Buccino of Glendale passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at the age of 94. She was the beloved Wife of the late Joseph. Devoted Mother of Gloria M. Buccino and Janice Votta Buccino. ...
Dec 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 603 603 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mariannina Stellio
Mariannina Stellio passed away on Wednesday, December 05, 2018 at the age of 78. Beloved Wife of Virgilio Lino Stellio. Loving Mother of the late Vincenzo Stellio and Mother-in-Law of Deborah. Cher...
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