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40TH BUSINESS ANNIVERSARY COMING UP FOR JIM TURANO
Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Part 1 of 4 series of this upcoming 40 year Business Anniversary for ReaL Estate Broker Jim Turano of Middle Village,NY 11379. He began in September 1979 as an agent working for then All Queens Tud...
The Stormy Daniels Case Made Easy: Contract Law for Porn Stars
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro In Stormy Daniels v. Donald J. Trump, Michael Cohen, and the LLC that paid her the $130,000 in hush money, in   federal court in Los Angeles , she is asking the court to let her ou...
The Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
A New Law to Further the Prevention of Sexual Harassment in NYC Workplaces The New York City Council recently passed legislation called the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act. If Mayor Bill de Blasi...
Astoria Characters: The Full-Schedule Retiree
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Leonard is a retired LaGuardia Community College professor. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Don’t let the rocking chair fool you. Yes, Leonard Vogt is sitting in it, s...
SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
As the weather warms up, people take to the road and want to spend more time outdoors. In particular, an increasing number of bicyclists and pedestrians join the thoroughfares, and motorists need t...
Employee Salary Histories
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
Can Employers Ask Employees About their Salary History? On May 4, 2017, the New York City Council passed a bill that limited what an employer can ask job candidates about their salary history, comp...
Astoria Characters: The Sandwich King's Sons
Apr 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Sal, Kris & Charlie’s Deli, a.k.a. The Sandwich King of Astoria, at 33-12 23rd Ave. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Standing at a silver slicing machine, John Gordon l...
What Employers Should Know About the New York Women’s Equality Act
Apr 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Clarifications for Employers for Women in the Workplace In June of 2014, the Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York signed amendments to the New York State Human Rights Law, which bolstered civil rights...
Astoria Characters: The Artist Who Plays See-and-Think
Apr 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Alex grew up in Pennsylvania. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “My work,” says Alex Markwith , “is meant to inspire a conversation.” Alex, who is dressed in all black, ...
Wish You Had a Case Against Harvey Weinstein? Maybe Not
Apr 05, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 461 461 recommendations | email to a friend
The parent company of Weinstein Co.filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware on March 20, 2018. Before that, Eric Schneiderman, the New York Attorney General, had filed a lawsuit again...

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Astoria Characters: The Woman Who Owns City Scrap Metal by Nancy
April 03, 2018 06:03 AM | 770 views | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling City Scrap Metal is at 34-12 Borden Ave., Long Island City. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Michele Rothman pulls a coil of Bare Bright Copper No. 1 out of a plastic b...
MORE ABOUT EMPLOYEE WAGE DEDUCTIONS by cindy
March 30, 2018 11:08 AM | 9140 views | 0 0 comments | 499 499 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans As an employer, have you ever wondered if a wage deduction you made was legal? New York Labor Law establishes what is legal and what is not for wage deductions. If you have que...
RESTAURANT INDUSTRY: FAQS ABOUT TIPS by cindy
March 30, 2018 11:07 AM | 8629 views | 0 0 comments | 284 284 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans Owners in the restaurant industry often have questions about tips. As a restaurant owner, it’s important to know your rights and responsibilities regarding tips so you can avoi...
Astoria Characters: The Actor With the Role of a Lifetime by Nancy
March 30, 2018 06:45 AM | 775 views | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Mike is an actor and a father. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling As an actor, Mike Moreno has had the opportunity to play many different roles. Being Daddy to Malcolm is...
Astoria Characters: The Cameraman Who Shot the Vietnam War by Nancy
March 20, 2018 06:09 AM | 1036 views | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Don served in Vietnam in 1969-70. Text and Photos by  Nancy A. Ruhling March 17, 1969. That’s the day that Spec. 5 David A. Russell didn’t come back. First Lt. Don Fedynak...
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