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Astoria Characters: The Immigrant's Daughter
Oct 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
  Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Catherine is the author of “Immigrant Daughter.” Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When Catherine Kapphahn was a little girl, she sensed that there were things her mot...
How Dangerous Is Texting While Driving Compared with Drunk Driving?
Oct 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 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 | 32 32 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 | 175 175 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 | 41 41 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 | 307 307 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 | 218 218 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 | 195 195 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 | 40 40 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 | 58 58 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...

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December 01, 2018 10:02 AM | 23118 views | 0 0 comments | 1079 1079 recommendations | email to a friend
10 MORE EARTHQUAKES SO FAR COMPARED TO 2017 40 TOTAL EARTHQUAKES TO DATE IN 2018 CLIMATE CHANGES IN 2018 HAVE BEEN SOMEWHAT DEVASTATING TO DATE ALL OVER THE WORLD IS THERE A CONNECTION BETWEEN EART...
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November 27, 2018 11:22 AM | 23381 views | 0 0 comments | 957 957 recommendations | email to a friend
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SAFETY FOLLOW UP-NEW SEWER JOB TO BEGIN AGAIN by vinny
October 24, 2018 06:49 AM | 23022 views | 0 0 comments | 738 738 recommendations | email to a friend
Penelope Avenue sewer project restarts Oct. 29 by Benjamin Fang Follow up October 24, 2018 Wednesday Replacing sewers in Community Board 5 remains a priority. Last Wednesday, the board voted unanim...
YOU DEAL TENANTS DIRECTLY  AND HAVE THE HEADACHES Apartments-Rents are higher, and Landlords getting out of control by vinny
October 23, 2018 08:19 AM | 30548 views | 0 0 comments | 741 741 recommendations | email to a friend
Apartments-Rents are higher, and Landlords getting out of control Areas-Middle Village, Maspeth, Glendale, New York After 40 years in the business I keep hearing something new. You think        you...
Being Italian American Is In The DNA Of My Being And Of My Work… An Interview With Playwright And Director Charles Messina by Tiziano
October 12, 2018 08:36 AM | 27829 views | 0 0 comments | 830 830 recommendations | email to a friend
  Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena (Courtesy L'Idea Magazine NY) Charles Messina Charles Messina  is an American playwright, screenwriter, and director. Born in Greenwich Village, of Italian-Ame...
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