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Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Companies often find that staffing agencies are valuable resources for helping them fill temporary or permanent positions and for handling human resources issues. However, recently, an outside staf...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants?
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JANUARY 2015
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January 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of existing home sales increased in December, but remained below that in the same month of the previous year. Home prices declined as we moved in to t...
Negligence of Oregon Hospital Led to Wrongful Death of Patient
Jan 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:  Mark H. Sackstein, Esq. All it takes is one small mistake for a disaster to occur. No matter how much research is done when choosing a hospital, it is impossible to predict a situation suc...
Matching Workouts With the Results You Want
Jan 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard friends complain about not getting the results they want, despite how much energy they’re putting into their workout.  People who want bigger muscles go t...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants?
Jan 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the way...
Immersed in ancient times; the performance of Aida at the Metropolitan Opera. A review.
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   Imagine being immersed in an ancient world, with colossal stone columns, palaces and images of deities, a marvelous music surrounding you and, thank God, no ce...
What to Eat Before Your Workout
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
by Mary Murphy Fueling up before a workout is the best thing you can do for your body.  But it’s important to eat the  right  things at the  right  time.  Eating too far in advance of your workout ...
Static vs. Dynamic Stretching
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
by Mary Murphy  So you’ve already heard that you should stretch before you work out, but did you know that some types of stretching can be more harmful than helpful?  The American Council on Exerci...
From "Lost Side Of Suburbia" to "Poptropica," An Exclusive Interview with Artist Kory Merritt
Dec 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   Kory Merritt started cartooning and illustrating while attending SUNY Brockport. His weekly comic strip, Brockport Chronicled, won the John Locher Memorial Awa...

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104th Precinct Police Blotter (1/16/12-1/22/12)
Monday, Jan. 16 Alfredo Leyva was arrested at the intersection of Eliot and Metropolitan avenues for violation of local law by Officer Taveras. Franklin Guaman was arrested at 1821 Harman Street fo...
Jan 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB5 discusses a Retro Fitness in Glendale
An application to build a Retro Fitness franchise at 65-85 Otto Road in Glendale, where a furniture warehouse is currently located, was discussed at the Community Board 5 meeting in the Christ the ...
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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ESDC CEO visits Queens
Talks Aqueduct convention center
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (1/9/12-1/15/12)
Monday, Jan. 9 Michael Lerderman was arrested at 52-20 Grand Avenue for grand larceny by Detective Ebron. McRoy Pope was arrested at the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and 69th Place for criminal po...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (1/3/12-1/8/12)
Tuesday, Jan. 3 Dennis Truberg was arrested at 72-10 Myrtle Avenue for assault by Officer Hopson. William Little was arrested at 903 Wyckoff Avenue for aggravated harassment by Detective Webb. Carm...
Jan 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Industrial voices uniting in Maspeth
A new association is uniting Maspeth industry. The Maspeth Industrial Business Association (MIBA) formed in early 2011 as a project of the Business Outreach Center (BOC) Network, a non-profit that ...
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Real cops arrest fake in 104th
A man was arrested in the 104th Precinct for impersonating a police officer to steal an unsuspecting victim's jacket. On December 30 at 3:30 a.m., police received a call reporting the incident, whi...
Jan 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fire bombs plague Jamaica
Neighbors questioned motive behind attacks
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (12/26/11-1/1/12)
Monday, Dec. 26 Edward Orega was arrested at 57-66 63rd Street for criminal mischief by Officer Gomez. Maryellen Cerruti was arrested at 64-12 79th Street for petit larceny by Officer Villacres. Am...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
Monday, Dec. 19 Carlos Perez was arrested at DeKalb and Cypress Avenues for driving while intoxicated by Officer Ziman. John Burke was arrested at 82 Street and 60 Avenue for driving while intoxica...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth house catches fire
A house fire at the intersection of Clinton Avenue and 68th Street in Maspeth shook up the quiet neighborhood on Thursday, just after 12:30 p.m. Firefighters from Ladder 138 and Squad 288 were call...
Dec 22, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Murder-suicide shocks Maspeth
Murder suicide shakes Maspeth By Heather Senison hsenison@queensledger.com Lifelong Maspeth and Glendale resident Maureen Biermann and her stepson David were stabbed multiple times inside their hom...
Dec 22, 2011 | 3 3 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB5 tables Maspeth construction project
Some Queens Community Board 5 members are a bit concerned about a plan to transform a mixed-use building in Maspeth into a three-story residence for families. An application has been submitted to t...
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Another crash on Mazeau
Residents continue push to make street one-way
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (12/11/11-12/18/11)
Sunday, Dec. 11 Robert Weternburger was arrested at 60-16 Myrtle Avenue for petit larceny by Officer Vazquez. Monday, Dec. 12 Evyn Edwards was arrested at the intersection of Palmetto Street and Fr...
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Man walks past screens displaying TV news program showing image of Goto, one of two Japanese citizens taken captive by Islamic State militants, on a street in TokyoJapan has vowed to work with Jordan to secure the release of a Japanese journalist held by Islamic State militants after the killing last week of another Japanese captive, but it reiterated that it would not give in to terrorism. The hostage crisis has become a test for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who took power in 2012 pledging to bolster Japan's global security role. Abe on Sunday condemned the killing of Japanese citizen Haruna Yukawa as "outrageous" and called for the release of veteran correspondent Kenji Goto, captured by Islamic State militants in Syria. "We would like to work together with the Jordanian government to secure the release of Goto," Yasuhide Nakayama, state minister for foreign affairs, told reporters in Jordan late on Monday.


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A car bomb has exploded outside the Hotel Corinthia in the Libyan capital Tripoli, pictured here in October 2013TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Libya's capital Tuesday, killing at least five foreigners and three guards, authorities said.


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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended the U.S. government's willingness to cooperate closely with Saudi Arabia on national security despite deep concerns over human rights abuses, as he traveled to the kingdom to pay respects following the death of King Abdullah.
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