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Astoria Characters: The Actor at the Funeral Home by Nruhling
Jul 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling You can meet Sean at O’Shea-Hoey Funeral Home. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Seventeen. That’s how many pounds Sean Church gained to play Eddie, the lead in Sam Shepard’s play Fool for Love . “Eddie is supposed to be overbearing, but my female lead was only a half ...
DSK8_unnamed.jpg How Can We Help Syrian Refugees by alicetaylor
Jul 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
The timeline of the Syrian civil war is full of violence, fear, and devastation for the local people. The society built on the cradle of civilization is suffering the world biggest refugee crisis. We must help them in the time of need. How can I help Syrian refugees ? Let’s explore some of the wa...
1RMI_images_cartoon_jim.png MIDDLE VILLAGE YOUNG PEOPLE NOT WORKING by godfather
Jul 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 250 250 recommendations | email to a friend
MIDDLE VILLAGE-has more young people not working between 22 years of age to 40 years of age. They mostly live with their parents or parent. Imagine no guidance, no retirement plans, just existing day after day. Most do not even own cars, hard to believe. But then again Reality will bite them in t...
Over-packing Your Car Can Make Driving More Dangerous by cjleclaire
Jul 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 278 278 recommendations | email to a friend
Packing Your Car Wisely for Vacations With warmer weather here and children out of school, many people are taking to the road for vacation trips. While you want to be sure you pack what you need to enjoy vacation, over-packing your vehicle can ratchet up the driving dangers, and it’s wise to be a...
What Employers Should Know About Retaliation Claims by cjleclaire
Jul 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 272 272 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans Retaliation Claims May Include Emotional Distress Damages A precedent has been set in relation to retaliation claims brought against employers. Two courts of appeals, the Sixth and Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals had both ruled that employees have the right to recover for emot...
Workers’ Compensation in New York—What You Need to Know—Part One by cjleclaire
Jul 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 230 230 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Pyrros & Serres LLP You’ve been hurt on the job in the state of New York. You’ve heard from others that you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. But what does that mean? How does the workers’ compensation system work? Who pays for it and where does it come from? What Is Workers’ C...
What You Should Know About Construction Job Vehicle Accidents in New York by cjleclaire
Jul 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Unsafe Conditions Can Lead to Serious Construction Job Vehicle Accidents Construction job motor vehicle accidents often occur due to OSHA violations.  Many different types of vehicles are used in construction site work including cranes, forklifts, platform lift...
Astoria Characters: The Cabaret Singer by Nruhling
Jul 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Becca beat cancer — twice. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Cancer and cabaret. Those are the two Cs that have defined Becca C. Kidwell ’s life in the last year. To allay alarm, she wants you to know that the cancer’s gone. The cabaret , she says, is here to stay. Bec...
Astoria Characters: The 92-Year-Old Vet Who's Fighting for His Wife by Nruhling
Jul 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
  Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Eddie is a WWII and Korean War veteran. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling These days, Eddie Indellicati is playing a lot of solitaire. He sits at his computer in the living room of his apartment and silently moves the cards from one pile to another, trying to take hi...
Astoria Characters: The Colorist by Nruhling
Jun 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Shawna works for ARROJO Studio in SoHo. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling What’s for breakfast? It’s Saturday, one of Shawna Morlock ’s days off, so the answer is chocolate-chip pancakes. The question comes from her 4-year-old daughter, Cara, her who is wearing a purpl...