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Statistics Tell the Story of Why Texting While Driving Causes Accidents by cjleclaire
May 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
by John Fazzini   Statistics Tell the Story of Why Texting While Driving Causes Accidents Forty-eight states (all except Missouri and Montana) have banned texting while driving for all drivers. Missouri bans it for drivers 21 years or younger. (Reference: National Conference of State Legislatures...
Astoria Characters: The Schooled Stylist by Nruhling
May 21, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Janete is the owner of Janete’s Hair Studio. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Janete Chris is arranging silver scissors on a mirrored tray at her styling station. Cutting hair, at least in her hands, is an art form, which is why she has 27 styles of scissors at her si...
What Does Your Geographic Location Have to Do with SEO? by cjleclaire
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 212 212 recommendations | email to a friend
Location Based Marketing When you do a search, what do you type into the search box? Well, it depends on what you’re searching. If you’re going to purchase something from an online store, you probably just search the store name. Convenience is at the touch of your fingers, and your purchases arri...
Tips to Prevent Bicycle Accidents in the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Long Island by cjleclaire
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 197 197 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Safety Prevention for Bike Riding New York City has numerous bicycles on the road, and as time goes along, the number continues to increase. The   DOH (Department of Health)   reports that approximately 500,000 adult New Yorkers use a bike, at least once a mont...
Preventing Swimming Pool Injuries by cjleclaire
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 202 202 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP   What Are the Risks for Swimming Pool Injuries? As warmer weather arrives, swimming pools become a favorite form of recreation for people across the country. However, if pools are not properly maintained and supervised, they can also put people at risk for inj...
Biometrics and Employee Identification by cjleclaire
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 172 172 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans New York City Has Proposed a Biometrics Privacy Law Biometrics is a new technology identification system being used by a variety of industries for various purposes. The primary means of identification include: Fingerprints Handprints Retinal scans Facial recognition Iris scan...
What is the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA)? by cjleclaire
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 183 183 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans New York Passed GENDA in January, 2019 With the passage of GENDA, LGBTQ youth and transgender individuals have protection against discrimination and harassment based on New York’s Human Rights Law. In addition, criminal offenses based on gender identity will now fall under th...
#MeTOO? A Guide to What Exactly Constitutes Sexual Harassment in New York by cjleclaire
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 182 182 recommendations | email to a friend
As brought to light during the course of the #MeToo movement, it is illegal to harass an employee or even a job applicant in New York State due to that person’s sex or gender.  However, some of the recent cases of sexual harassment in the press raise more questions than they answer as to what kin...
Hell 1968 A Vietnam Veterans wish for this Memorial Day 2019 by godfather
May 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 265 265 recommendations | email to a friend
Photos Of The Vietnam War: The Real Story   David Ralph Retuya The Vietnam War is one of the most bloody and controversial wars in U.S history. To stop the rapid spread of the Soviet political influence and communism, the U.S primarily waged this as a proxy war. It led to the deaths of 2.5 to 3.5...
Astoria Characters: The Shy Actor by Nruhling
May 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
By Nancy A. Ruhling Ben’s first love is music. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Ben Rogers is a real shy guy. At least that’s what he says. He has no trouble being on a stage – he is, after all, an actor. But that’s different because when he’s playing a part, he gets to hide behind the charact...