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How Dangerous Is Texting While Driving Compared with Drunk Driving?
Oct 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 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 | 176 176 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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Using Resting Heart Rate
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May 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don’t celebrate, just keep them open
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“When can you sue for a sidewalk defect?”
In a case involving this issue, a man was injured while he was walking down a sidewalk in Brooklyn and was caused to trip and fall over a defect in the sidewalk. He started a lawsuit against the ow...
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Reducing stroke mortality
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Neighborhood needs Key Food to stay
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The truth behind the proposed shelter in Glendale
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Treating non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
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Court Square Library deserves a permanent home
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Radical Rent Reform Not the Answer to Affordable Housing
Radical reform to the state’s rent laws is not the solution to New York City’s affordable housing problem. Yet, that’s precisely the course being taken by Albany lawmakers as rent laws are set to e...
May 07, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 227 227 recommendations | email to a friend
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“Is it better to accept an insurance offer or go to trial?”
A forty-year-old yellow taxicab driver was struck head-on by a three-ton ambulette van. As a result of the impact, the driver lost consciousness. The police and an ambulance came to the scene. The ...
May 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 221 221 recommendations | email to a friend
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Making sure your rental is in fine 'form'
Q. I’m renting out an apartment in my two-family house. Do I need to have anything else signed besides the lease? A. That is actually a very important question. There are some very critical forms t...
Apr 30, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 287 287 recommendations | email to a friend
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Give us 100 early voting sites, not just 34
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“How do you get compensation for a boiler accident?”
A boiler mechanic was injured while he was performing repair work on a boiler. On the day of the accident, he was sent to perform major repair work on a broken boiler located in a building’s baseme...
Apr 29, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 214 214 recommendations | email to a friend
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Diabetes & Vision Loss
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Green New Deal for everyone but de Blasio
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