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How Dangerous Is Texting While Driving Compared with Drunk Driving?
Oct 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 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 | 7 7 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 | 114 114 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 | 20 20 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 | 201 201 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 | 179 179 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 | 207 207 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 | 34 34 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 | 43 43 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 | 51 51 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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A Closer Look at Gluten-Free Diets
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Jul 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 181 181 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump’s comments are antithetical to NYC
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The Price of a Highway Pile-up
While work was being performed, a two-car accident occurred approximately 200 feet south of the taper where the lanes of traffic merged. No changes to the lane closure set up were made following th...
Jul 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 183 183 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulfill an American hero’s dying wish
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Jul 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 192 192 recommendations | email to a friend
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How could taking roof measurements result in a civil lawsuit?
In a case involving Labor Law § 240(1), a masonry company was hired by a building owner to perform work on its building. That masonry company hired a fabricating company to fabricate sills, lintels...
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What do jurors decide in trip and fall cases?
Tragedy usually comes when you least expect it. That was true for a 74-year-old man who slipped and fell as he was going down the stairs to the subway. He attempted to board the train at Rockefelle...
Jul 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 209 209 recommendations | email to a friend
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Supreme Court made right call on citizenship question
Last week, the Supreme Court blocked the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. In a 5-4 decision, the high court sent the case back to the lower court, effecti...
Jul 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 184 184 recommendations | email to a friend
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What do jurors decide in trip and fall cases?
Tragedy usually comes when you least expect it. That was true for a 74-year-old man who slipped and fell as he was going down the stairs to the subway. He attempted to board the train at Rockefelle...
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Settlement or verdict?
A man was driving his scooter down the street. The scooter required him to have a valid motorcycle license, which of course he had. He is a Polish immigrant and American citizen who has worked in c...
Jun 25, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 227 227 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pass the American Dream and Promise Act
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Jun 25, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 222 222 recommendations | email to a friend
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Protecting Cities from Rising Water
Across the country, policymakers are scrambling to protect their communities from the effects of climate change. In January, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker proposed real-estate tax increases ...
Jun 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 221 221 recommendations | email to a friend
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Preventing and Slowing Parkinson’s Disease Progression
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Jun 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
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Can you recover money for a ‘cleaning’ accident?
A 44-year old man was injured while performing renovation work when he was caused to fall from a height.
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Human Instrument and a Soul to the Universe
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Jun 18, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 222 222 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obesity’s Effects on Lifespan
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