Taking Care of Business
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Narcotics Anonymous

Problem with drugs? Narcotics Anonymous is available at www.NA.org.

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Gianni Russo

Join Richard Solomon as he talks with Gianni Vito Russo, American actor and singer. He is best known for his role as Carlo Rizzi in the 1972 film The Godfather.

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Frank Carillo - Legendary Musician

Frank Carillo is a musician whose career has spanned decades. Along the way, he has played with George Harrison, Eric Clapton, and Peter Frampton. He has played with Golden Earring and has opened for Van Halen. In this episode we look back at vinyl records, 45s, record stores, radio (WMCA, WABC, WNEW, WLIR), and touring and performing in venues like CBGBs and My Father's Place. If you love music from the classic rock era, this is a show for you!

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COVID-19 Response: The Top 10 List of Factors to Decide if Bankruptcy is an Option

These are tough times - tougher than we have experienced in a long time. Are you in extreme debt? Bankruptcy attorney Todd Cushner provides a list of ten tests to apply to your circumstances to see if bankruptcy is an option.

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COVID-19 Response: Web Dynamics for Small Business Owners with Darcy Knapp

With every business shifting from in-person to the internet we explore the dynamics of websites, search engines, social media sites, web clicks and advertising with Darcy Knapp.

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Telephone: 518-872-1707

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COVID-19 Response: Staying Positive with David Groen

David Groen draws upon his parents survival in Holland during World War II to stay positive during these extremely challenging times.

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COVID-19 Response: Wills, Health Proxies, & Power of Attorney in Simple Basic Terms

Attorney Lucy Berkman from the law firm Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP (lglaw.com) joins Richard Solomon in a discussion for the general public about the various estate planning documents: what they do, how they work, and how they are signed in an age of social distancing. (This discussion does not offer legal advice)

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COVID-19 Response: Federal and State Taxes & the Payroll Protection Program Explained

Our expert panel consisting of one tax attorney and two CPAs explain the latest Federal and State dynamics with respect to taxes and the new deadlines and rules (accurate as of 5-6-20). In segment three, we discuss the Payroll Protection Program.

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COVID-19 Response: Family Court, Bankruptcy, & New Businesses

Part 1: We continue our discussion with attorney Mark S. Carney. Mark has represented clients in complex litigation matters for over thirty years. He is well versed in bringing matters before virtually all levels of the court; from local municipal courts to New York State’s Appellate Court and Federal District Court. Mr. Carney is experienced serving a myriad of legal needs for clients including:

  • Matrimonial and Family Law
  • Business Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Civil Litigation

He can be reached at 716-849-1333 (Buffalo, NY)

In this segment, we discuss Family Court during the pandemic.

Part 2: We welcome local attorney Steve Siegel from Garden City to discuss bankruptcy. Steven has been in practice for over 30 years, handling complex litigation of diverse types and nature. He can be contacted at (516) 665-2800.

Part 3: If it is time to start a new business or purchase one, you may want to consider starting a new Corporation, LLC or other business entity structure. Steve discusses the options and analyzes the different benefits of each.

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COVID-19 Reporting - The USNS Comfort, An Interview With The Captain & NY Family Court Update

The USNS Comfort is docked at Pier 90 in New York City assisting local hospitals. Richard Solomon interviewed the Captain about the ship, its mission, capabilities, configuration, logistics, and disaster response. Special thanks to the US Navy for arranging for the interview.

Next, we meet attorney Mark Carney from the Buffalo law firm Lipsitz Green (lglaw.com). Rich and Mark discuss the Court and the Matrimonial Court and how the courts are functioning during the pandemic.

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Taking Care of Business provides unique and intimate behind the scenes access to news makers, artists, and innovators. The show focuses on great human interest stories that will fascinate you, entertain you, and provide great insight on the mechanics of business, health, science, the environment, music, and more. We travel the world - from US military aircraft carriers to the NASA exhibit about Mars. Each week is a new adventure. Topics range from the most serious and cutting edge, to the most lighthearted and entertaining. A production of LIU Public Radio. Visit us at WCWP.org