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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Dec 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of home sales continued to decrease in November and inventory continued to track below last year’s levels as well.  Sales are well below those seen in the...
NYC Employment Law — Pre-tax Transit Benefits
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
As employers, sometimes it is difficult to keep with the employment law changes, which is why you should consult periodically with an employment defense lawyer and stay apprised of new laws. At the...
Wage and Hour Regulation Pitfalls
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
Business owners can get themselves into trouble when not understanding wage and hours laws. What appears to be a bright idea that cuts corners and saves money is sometimes a violation that leads to...
In life, the glass is always half full! Exclusive interview with cartoonist Maria Scrivan
Dec 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   | 19 November 2014   Maria Scrivan’s cartoons are published in MAD Magazine, Parade Magazine, Prospect Magazine (UK), on Mashable.com, Salon.com. Funny Times a...
Zeffirelli's La Boheme at the Metropolitan Opera: a review
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
  Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena 3 December 2014 |     Zeffirelli’s production of La Boheme at the metropolitan Opera shines. A sample of the stage set up as performed in a preceding season. L...
Are You Staying on Top of Regulations that Affect Your Restaurant?
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent change in regulations predicted to arrive soon is that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will release a national menu labeling standard for chain restaurants. The standard will addres...
The World Seen Through a Dog’s Point of View. An Exclusive Interview with Paul Gilligan, author of Pooch Café
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 140 140 recommendations | email to a friend
  Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena 10 October 2014 |   Paul Gilligan with Poncho, the main character of Pooch Cafe According to his website, www.poochcafe.com, Paul Gilligan’s affair with art be...
What about Wellness Programs as Part of Health Coverage?
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 188 188 recommendations | email to a friend
Today many companies offering health insurance also provide wellness programs, which are a preventative medicine approach to health. Today, 94 percent of employers with more than 400 employees and ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 262 262 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update  Queens home sales are down for the third month in a row from August – October. Home sales are also remaining significantly below last year’s levels, according to t...
Forest Hills Food Crawl
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 270 270 recommendations | email to a friend
The Chamber and All The Tastes of New York would love to invite you to our first Forest Hills Food Crawl, a culinary journey through Forest Hills happening this Wednesday, November 12th ! A Food Cr...

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Understanding the Mind of the Democrat by David
March 10, 2010 09:51 AM | 5447 views | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
During my thought process leading to my defection from the Democratic Party and into the warm embrace of the Republican camp, it was and still is important for me to analyze what it was like being ...
by Joshua
January 04, 2010 07:16 AM | 10136 views | 4 4 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
With both scientific and artistic essay writing, a message is being expressed. In one case the message is very direct and determined, while in the other, the message must be sought after and discov...
St. John's vs Georgia Live Blog by Nigel
December 09, 2009 08:56 PM | 6849 views | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
9:02PM And that's the ball game. The final Score is St. John's 66 , Georgia 56. Much like the last time the Storm played at MSG, it was an ugly game, but I'm sure they'll take a win any day of the ...
New Audit Finds Finance Department Not Doing its Job by William C.
October 06, 2009 04:12 PM | 7201 views | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
  The Department of Finance is costing New York City millions of dollars. It’s as simple as that. An audit by my office has found that the Department has failed to accurately calculate tax benefits...
NYC Transit is Off Track by William C.
September 23, 2009 02:14 PM | 7211 views | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
In the past week, I have addressed some serious concerns regarding our transit system.   I wrote Chairman Walder on Monday urging him to reverse his decision to eliminate station agents from 99 sub...
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Barack Obama says he see North Korea's hacking of Sony as "cyber vandalism," not warNorth Korea's alleged hack of Sony Pictures was not an act of war, President Barack Obama said in an interview aired Sunday that appeared aimed at keeping a lid on simmering tensions with Pyongyang. With the communist nation threatening reprisals if sanctioned over the cyber-attack, for which it denies involvement, and as the US administration works to calibrate its response, Obama said Washington will review whether or not to place North Korea back onto its list of state sponsors of terrorism. North Korea was removed from the US list in 2008 as part of negotiations over the nation's nuclear program. Obama, in the pre-taped interview on CNN's "State of the Union," emphasized that any change in that status could only happen after a careful evaluation of the facts.


2014-12-21 12:42:11 -0500

Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister al-Naimi talks to journalists before a meeting of OPEC oil ministers at OPEC's headquarters in ViennaBy Rania El Gamal and Maha El Dahan ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it would not cut output to prop up oil markets even if non-OPEC nations did so, in one of the toughest signals yet that the world's top petroleum exporter plans to ride out the market's biggest slump in years. Referring to countries outside of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi told reporters: "If they want to cut production they are welcome: We are not going to cut, certainly Saudi Arabia is not going to cut. ...


2014-12-21 12:35:11 -0500
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi said on Sunday that the best way to address current conditions in the oil market was to "let the most efficient producers produce".
2014-12-21 12:35:11 -0500