blog roll
our featured bloggers
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update    The pace of home sales rose sharply in June but was still below the pace of sales in June 2013. Prices posted moderate gains in June as well, remaining on pace ...
Estate Planning Basics for Newlyweds – How to Get Prepared for the Unexpected
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s that time of year – the time for beautiful weddings, fun receptions, delicious cakes, special gifts, and romantic honeymoons. While this is a joyous time for everyone, it’s also time for you a...
The Annual Pay Notice Requirement of the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Could Be Close to Ending
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans After the Wage Theft Prevention Act went into effect, restaurant owners and other types of business owners became burdened with paperwork as they complied with annual requir...
$$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 282 282 recommendations | email to a friend
Bring Pen & Paper for this great opportunity to learn about:  * Job search, Employment Training, Networking Skills & How Every Dollar Counts . **Snacks & Beverages provided.** WHEN : Wednesday June...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014
Jun 19, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 314 314 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of home sales rose in May after a slow start in the beginning of 2014. Inventory increased slightly again in May, meaning buyers should have a bit more ch...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 1: The Italian presence…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 357 357 recommendations | email to a friend
  Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L'Idea Magazine   Book Expo America 2014 has brought a wave of foreign authors, either in the original language or in translation, and among the...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 2: The Authors Speak…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 357 357 recommendations | email to a friend
Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena  for L'Idea Magazine   Javits Center was the center of attention for all American book lovers for four days at the end of May, with a series of events...
Interview to author Tony Napoli.
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 811 811 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently I published a review on the popular book “My Father, My Don,” A Son’s Journey from Organized Crime to Sobriety, and I am now pleased to offer our readers an interview to the author, Tony N...
How Much Can Allegations of Discrimination Cost You?
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 328 328 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Discrimination is a serious issue for employers. It can lead to disputes, lawsuits and even forced business sales. Forced business sale, substantial fines and the disgrace o...
Wage and Hours Cases Setting Precedents for Tipped Employees
May 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 501 501 recommendations | email to a friend
  Restaurant owners are subject to numerous regulations they must comply with and as various cases are litigated, rulings establish new precedents that can change how the industry does business. Ma...

more blogs

opinion
Tying Welfare to Good Grades a Bad Idea
Strictly Stasi
May 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
A Budget for the People
Op-Ed
May 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Waiting to inhale? On Raising the smoking age
Mayoral hopeful and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and the city’s health commissioner, Dr. Thomas Farley, announced a proposal this week to raise the legal age for buying tobacco products to ...
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
The next move for the Queens GOP
Strictly Stasi
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Sticking with what works when it comes to Medicare
Op-Ed
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Never forget thwarted attacks
In Our Opinion
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
A Good Time for Reform
Strictly Stasi
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Clean Up on Aisle Albany
Op-Ed
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Forget term limits, what about education?
In Our Opinion
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Bribery scandal shows need for nonpartisan elections
STRICTLY STASI
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Why Queens should support USTA expansion
The U.S. Open and Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (NTC) in Flushing Meadows Corona Park are great economic catalysts for Queens and the City of New York. The two-week U.S. Open generates ov...
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
The Hidden Cost of Paid Sick Leave
I have a friend who works for the state and has always had a negative opinion about the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). He often cites the abuses of the law, which protects employees who need ...
Apr 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Putting Woodhaven Blvd. Back on the Fast Track
Op-Ed
Apr 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Some gun restrictions are a no-brainer
In Our Opinion
Apr 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Is the GOP warming to same-sex marriage?
In Our Opinion
Mar 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida law that restricts doctors from discussing gun ownership with their patients is a "legitimate regulation of professional conduct," a federal appeals court ruled on Friday.
2014-07-25 17:45:42 -0400

Map locating wreckage site of Air Algerie flight 5017By Chine Labbé and Tiemoko Diallo PARIS/BAMAKO (Reuters) - Poor weather was the most likely cause of the crash of an Air Algerie flight in the West African country of Mali that killed all 118 people on board, French officials said on Friday. "French soldiers who are on the ground have started the first investigations," French President Francois Hollande told reporters. An earlier count of 51 French nationals among the dead was also raised to 54 by the French Foreign Ministry to include those with dual nationality. French, Malian and Dutch soldiers from a U.N. peacekeeping force (MINUSMA) secured the crash site, which lies about 80 km (50 miles) south of the northern Malian town of Gossi, near the Burkina Faso border.


2014-07-25 18:59:57 -0400

Graham DeLaet, of Canada, right, shakes hands with Jim Furyk following their second round of play at the Canadian Open golf championship Friday, July 25, 2014 in Montreal. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson)MONTREAL (AP) — Two-time winner Jim Furyk birdied two of his last four holes Friday in the Canadian Open to match the Royal Montreal record at 7-under 63 and tie Tim Petrovic atop the leaderboard.


2014-07-25 18:59:28 -0400