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How Dangerous Is Texting While Driving Compared with Drunk Driving?
Oct 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 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 | 11 11 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 | 134 134 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 | 24 24 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 | 190 190 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 | 173 173 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 | 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...
Astoria Characters: On the Street Where I Live -- 10 Years Later
Oct 01, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 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 | 44 44 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 | 52 52 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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Tackling Cardiovascular Disease
Even though cardiovascular disease has been on the decline, it is still the number one killer of Americans, responsible for almost 30 percent of deaths per year. Let’s start with a quiz of your car...
Sep 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lose weight by focusing on micronutrients, not macronutrients
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Sep 18, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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How to choose the right law firm?
A trial can be the right choice, if you have the right lawyer. Recently, in a personal injury case held in Westchester County, an injured party was compensated by a jury following a motor vehicle a...
Sep 18, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
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Was anything ever fair at Maspeth High?
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Were you injured in a car accident? Know your rights!
The first thing you need to know is how does your medical treatment gets paid for and what happens if you miss work. New York is a “No-Fault” state. That means, at least initially, that it does not...
Sep 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
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Help students reduce college debt
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Getting your kids back in the swing of school
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Honoring our first responders 18 years later
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Can you bring lawsuit for an ice-skating rage?
In a recent case involving a fall on ice, an experienced skater was injured while she was skating at the Rockefeller Center ice rink. The injured ice skater claimed she was pushed down onto the rin...
Sep 04, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
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How can I add value to my home inexpensively?
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Sep 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
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De Blasio should end presidential bid
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Sep 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
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Finding Our Future Doctors in Queens
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Aug 28, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reducing Fall Risk
EXPERT ADVICE: Our best line of defense is prevention
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City should prepare for another shelter fight
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Aug 27, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
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“$2,000,000 for the truth”
On September 10, 2015, a Polish construction worker was helping to build a local New York school when he had a terrible accident.
Aug 26, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
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