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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 64 64 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 | 58 58 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 | 109 109 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 | 175 175 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 | 198 198 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 | 187 187 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 | 193 193 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 | 242 242 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 | 318 318 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 | 318 318 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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DJ Kennedy: Athlete of the Week
This week’s athlete of the week is none other than DJ Kennedy, guard for the St. John’s men’s basketball team. Kennedy, in his junior year with the Red Storm, was instrumental in helping St. John’s...
Dec 03, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Legacy Continues: The 2009 LAPCHICK Character Awards
Character. It’s probably the most important quality a high school or college coach can possess. Unfortunately, it’s a quality we see less and less of these days, all across the board.
Dec 02, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Bulldogs – 2009 NCYAA Fall Champs
Congratulations go to the Queens Bulldogs for successfully winning the Nassau County Youth Athletic Association (NCYAA) Fall 2009 baseball championship. On November 8th, the Bulldogs won the champi...
Dec 02, 2009 | 2 2 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Games to Watch: December 3-9
High School basketball makes its return, the Jets take their game overseas, and the local colleges tune up for conference play.
Dec 02, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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ST. JOSEPH’S COLLEGE TO HOST 1ST ANNUAL CLASH FOR THE CUP
Intercampus Basketball Game to Support Local Charities on December 12
Dec 02, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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NFL Pick 'Em: Week 13

Dec 01, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jayvaughn Pinkston: One to Watch
Scout.com’s seventh-ranked power forward in the nation, and a senior force at Bishop Loughlin, was expected to sign a letter of intent with Tennessee last week, even calling together a press confer...
Nov 27, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomas Sylvester Gary Perone honored by the Greater New York Sandlot Athletic Alliance
Angle of the Week
Nov 26, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feat of the Week: Hope wins CYO Championship
Our Lady of Hope 7th grade boys clinched the CYO Diocesan Championship game, defeating St. Francis DeSales 1-0 on November 21. Pictured left to right, Bottom row:Assistant Coach John Kennedy, Conno...
Nov 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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McClancy wins CHSAA Intersectional
McClancy senior goalkeeper Eric Michelena recounts the team’s championship run.
Nov 25, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christ the King set to Defend Title
After winning their first CHSAA B/Q championship in three years, the Royals are back for more
Nov 25, 2009 | 2 2 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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NFL Pick 'Em, Week 11

Nov 20, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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CYO Profile: CEO Robert Siebel
Mr. Robert Siebel, CEO and Executive Director of Catholic Charities, was only expected to stay with the program for two years; today he is currently enjoying his 35th year and has only gained momen...
Nov 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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What we learned about St. John's and LIU on opening night
Well, the college basketball season is back upon us. Last weekend gave us an unexpected treat of a contest between St. John’s and Long Island University. The Red Storm at times appeared ready to bl...
Nov 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Xaverian ready for new season
Will the Clippers be the dominant squad that topped the Raiders and a hot Royals team, both of whom were at the time considered to be the top team in the CHSAA?
Nov 19, 2009 | 2 2 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - This combination made from photos provided by the New York Police Department shows officers Rafael Ramos, left, and Wenjian Liu. Authorities say Ismaaiyl Brinsley, who vowed online to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner, ambushed Ramos and Liu in a patrol car Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, and fatally shot them in broad daylight before running to a subway station and killing himself. The killing of the officers highlighted shortcomings in the warning systems that were used. (AP Photo/New York Police Department, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Mourners will gather Friday at a Queens church for the wake of a New York Police Department officer who was killed along with his partner in an ambush shooting.


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A worker cycles past a petro-industrial complex in Kawasaki near TokyoBy Alex Lawler LONDON (Reuters) - Oil edged above $60 a barrel on Friday as unrest in Libya cut supplies, offsetting a growing supply glut in top consumer the United States and weak imports by Japan. Fighting in Libya has cut output there to 352,000 barrels a day, a state oil company spokesman said on Thursday, or about half November's average. This countered the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) report showing a big stockbuild. ...


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Pro-Russian separatists stand guard next to cars damaged during fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian government forces near Donetsk Sergey Prokofiev International Airport, eastern UkraineKIEV (Reuters) - Kiev and pro-Russian separatists will exchange hundreds of prisoners soon, an aide to the head of Ukraine's SBU state security service said on Friday, as the military reported a slight increase in rebel attacks. The agreement to swap 125 Ukrainian servicemen for 225 rebels held by Kiev followed peace talks between envoys of Ukraine, Russia, the separatists and European security watchdog OSCE on Wednesday. "We've prepared 225 people, which we will hand over. The main thing is for this not to fall through now," the SBU's Markiyan Lubkyvsky told Reuters by telephone. ...


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