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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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Elections matter, so vote on June 25
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Jun 18, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 230 230 recommendations | email to a friend
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Can you win more money at trial?
A construction worker was injured when he fell while performing paint removal and applying liquid primer to the outer walls of a building that was undergoing renovation work. Within the building th...
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A model for sustainability education
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Can infrastructure drive bipartisanship?
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Hazards of inactivity
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Hug a priest today
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What is a third-party action?
When you bring a case for personal injuries, the parties you sue have the right to bring in other entities they believe are responsible for your accident and injuries, or who have a contractual dut...
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The real voter suppression is happening at NYC BOE
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Can I trust those broker discount ads?
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Stomp out anti-LGBTQ hate in our city
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The Gullibility of Social Media
Much has been written in recent months about the responsibility of social media giants like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. It is disconcerting to imagine how much power is shared with regard to o...
May 29, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 221 221 recommendations | email to a friend
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Immigration status and legal pot
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Weeksville deserves sustained city funding
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May 28, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 220 220 recommendations | email to a friend
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“Fall from a roof – how much is it worth?”
An example of violation of Labor Law §240 (1) is a case involving a worker that was injured when he fell from a ladder while attempting to remove a large satellite dish. The worker’s company had be...
May 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump's "Trade War" is a War on You
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