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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 | 115 115 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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“$2,600,000…just to meet project deadline”
As we all know, some contractors will resign from their original plans when ‘meeting the deadline’ is at stake. A new plan, established in the spur of the moment, does not always meet the safety re...
Feb 25, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 421 421 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ensuring Brain Health
We know that certain drugs, head injuries and lifestyle choices negatively impact the brain. There are also numerous disorders and diseases that affect the brain, including neurological (dementia, ...
Feb 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 377 377 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cuomo needs to fund Home Stability Support
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Feb 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 358 358 recommendations | email to a friend
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“20 FEET FALL FROM LADDER - 17,000,000.00 VERDICT”
There are countless dangers waiting at every construction worksite, and the smallest mistake can lead to life-altering injuries. This is what happened to a 36-year-old construction worker who susta...
Feb 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 426 426 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC Needs to Embrace Congestion Pricing
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Are statins overprescribed?
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Regardless of Amazon, invest in LIC infrastructure
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“Fall from a ladder and scaffold” - $6,500,000.00
You may often wonder why construction workers in New York are afforded such great legal protection from accidents?
Feb 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 420 420 recommendations | email to a friend
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How Congestion Pricing Will Help My Business
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A matter of trusts
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Get serious about congestion pricing
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$6,500,000.00 for impaled worker
A construction worker was injured when he fell and was impaled by an uncapped piece of a vertical rebar, while working on the construction of an electrical building owned by the City of New York. T...
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Are New Yorkers Being Told the Truth About Legal Pot?
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Jan 29, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 448 448 recommendations | email to a friend
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How much exercise is optimal for weight management?
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Albany needs to address housing, subway crises
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