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How Dangerous Is Texting While Driving Compared with Drunk Driving?
Oct 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 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 | 16 16 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 | 167 167 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 | 30 30 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 | 204 204 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 | 213 213 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 | 261 261 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 | 37 37 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 | 50 50 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 | 55 55 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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Apr 30, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 226 226 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
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Diabetes & Vision Loss
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Green New Deal for everyone but de Blasio
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Congestion Pricing is the New “Two Fare Zone”
Op-Ed from head of Sergeants Benevolent Association
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“Can insurance blame a construction worker for his injuries?”
A forty-two-year-old immigrant construction worker sustained bodily injuries after the collapse of a scaffold at a construction site in the Bronx. As a result of the accident, the worker suffered r...
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Amazon Decision Won’t Slow Rise of Queens
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Resetting the immune system
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Time to eliminate measles...again
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“How does insurance defend rear end collisions?”
As a result of a motor vehicle accident, a woman suffered catastrophic bodily injuries, including fractures of the L3-L4 vertebrae and the right femur, both of which required surgery. She also suff...
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Debunking Myths About Diabetes
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Trees Should be an Asset, Not an Obstacle
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BQE Panel was the right call
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"Can a union electrician recover $4 million for 50 foot fall from a boom truck?"
They were both in the basket lift approximately 50 feet in the air for about two minutes when the truck tipped over, causing them to fall approximately 50 feet to the ground. Both workers were wear...
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Selling a home with asbestos
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