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How Dangerous Is Texting While Driving Compared with Drunk Driving?
Oct 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 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 | 14 14 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 | 145 145 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 | 28 28 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 | 230 230 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 | 183 183 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 | 250 250 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 | 35 35 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 | 46 46 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 | 53 53 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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How to start a worker’s compensation claim?
The worker’s compensation case is an insurance claim that provides medical benefits and lost wages to an employee injured while at work. Unlike a civil lawsuit that is meant to recover damages, wor...
Oct 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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There’s Something Wrong With My Constitution
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The effects of excess iron on your health
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Protected bike lane on Crescent not a bad idea
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How did a deliveryman receive a verdict for $1,200,000?
A deliveryman was going about his workday in Hempstead, New York. Unfortunately, during the course of his deliveries, he was rear-ended by a Nassau County employee. Following the accident, the work...
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5G Will Revolutionize Lives - and Unleash Security Threats
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Reducing Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Risks
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Learning lessons from HQ2 debacle
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Choosing the right time to sell your home
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Impeachment is on Rails. That's Not the Hard Part.
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Hunters Point Library a testament to local advocacy
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How do building owners defend against construction accident lawyers?
A construction worker was injured when he fell from a wobbling, unsecured ladder during a gut renovation of an apartment in Manhattan. The worker’s employer had been hired to perform construction a...
Oct 01, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why winning “liability” early in the case is so important?
A roofer was injured when he was performing work at a city school in Queens. The school was undergoing heavy renovation, including masonry work, replacement of parapets, roof replacement, electrica...
Sep 27, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fresh Pond decision a win for bus riders
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How New Rent Regulation Impacts Us All
On June 11, lawmakers in New York passed a sweeping set of laws to “protect” tenants throughout the state. Two months since the announcement, the unintended negative consequences are coming to ligh...
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