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Astoria Characters: The Guy Who Likes Pi and Pizza Pie by Nruhling
Oct 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Walid is the owner of Macoletta. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling "Not all pizza is created equal,” says Walid Idriss as he sprinkles flour on the countertop and places a roll of dough in the center. The crust may be a little thicker or thinner. The toppings may be ar...
Being Italian American Is In The DNA Of My Being And Of My Work… An Interview With Playwright And Director Charles Messina by Milano52
Oct 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 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-American descent, he attended Xavier High School and then later, New York University. Known for his dec...
New Medical Fee Schedule for New York Workers’ Compensation Claims by cjleclaire
Oct 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
Worker’s Compensation Board Proposes New Medical Fee Schedule Board Seeks Comments before Finalizing Fee Schedule Changes Queens |NYC| Brooklyn |Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers If you’ve been injured at work and filed a workers’ compensation claim, you know that you’re entitled to reimburseme...
Bedsores Due to Nursing Home Neglect – Frequently Asked Questions by cjleclaire
Oct 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
What Systems Should Hospital Staff Follow to Monitor Medical Conditions? Monitoring a medical condition in a patient requires following set medical standards and guidelines that have been established to ensure that treatment is working and that a patient is recovering. Medical schools at universi...
EMPLOYMENT LAW ALERT: EMPLOYER COMPLIANCE WITH NEW SEXUAL HARASSMENT LAWS COMMENCES ON OCTOBER 9, 2018 by cjleclaire
Oct 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
A BRIEF BY COMPREHENSIVE OVERVIEW OF WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO COMPLY WITH THE NEWLY ENACTED NEW YORK STATE AND NEW YORK CITY SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING LAWS Author:   CHRISTOPHER L. VAN DE WATER, ESQ. MANAGING PARTNER THE VAN DE WATER LAW FIRM, P.C. In 2018, both New York State and New York City ...
Paycheck Deductions: What Is Legal in New York? by cjleclaire
Oct 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
Understanding NY Laws about Paycheck Deductions Laws vary from state to state regarding deducting for loans or legitimate business losses from an employee’s paycheck. New York has very strict labor laws regarding this, stricter than laws in many other states. In addition, current guidelines have ...
Astoria Characters: The Bakers Who Are Sweet on Each Other by Nruhling
Oct 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Gian Piero is at 44-17 30th Ave. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling It is pouring down rain, but Michael Dellapolla , the owner of Gian Piero Bakery , doesn’t notice the deluge. What he sees are the customers pouring in. Sure, he wishes the sun were out, but in the 23 y...
15 tenants vs 35 or more 1031 Exchange Property of the Year! by godfather
Oct 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview with experienced Broker Jim Turano who just completed his 40 year in the business. Investing with Real Estate Properties that give you a minimum of a 7% Cap rate of return and in addition a greater growth of appreciation each and every year. Many today are taking advantage of doing what...
Astoria Characters: Vinny and Suzy and the Harley by Nruhling
Oct 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Vinny and Suzy get ready to ride. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “Wanna go for a ride?” Suzy runs circles around the living room coffee table, yes, yes, YES! Satisfied with her enthusiastic answer, Vinny Ombres grabs his black leather vest and helmet and heads out t...
How Would You Know Whether Your Newborn Suffered from Hypoxia and Asphyxia? by cjleclaire
Sep 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 270 270 recommendations | email to a friend
Symptoms of Birth Hypoxia or Asphyxia that Parents Should Be Aware of Birth hypoxia and asphyxia both refer to lack of oxygen to the brain in a fetus. This can occur right before, during or immediately after birth. Seattle Children’s Research Foundation   explains that a baby’s cells do not funct...