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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 25 25 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 | 21 21 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 | 70 70 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 | 95 95 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 | 119 119 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 | 106 106 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 | 115 115 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 | 159 159 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 | 236 236 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 | 246 246 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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Kayode Ayeni: One to Watch
A year ago, St, Francis was 3-7 when swingman Kayode Ayeni went down with a torn ACL. The injury to Ayeni, who was averaging 13 points and 8 rebounds, nearly torpedoed the Terrier’s season. A year ...
Dec 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Omar Calhoun, Christ the King Basketball
Omar Calhoun, the sophomore sensation from Christ the King, was itching to get on the court this season. Now, after two solid performances over the weekend, we can all understand why. His first var...
Dec 20, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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NFL Pick 'Em, Week 15

Dec 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bishop Loughlin Basketball Preview
Jayvaughn Pinkston made his college choice official. He turned down Tennessee, St. John’s, Seton Hall and Marquette to attend Villanova University. However, the Wildcats will have to wait until nex...
Dec 17, 2009 | 2 2 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vaughn College roughs up Berkeley at Elmcor
Vaughn beat down Berkeley, cruising to a 71-49 victory Saturday night at Elmcor in Corona.
Dec 17, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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PSAL and CHSAA Battle in the Big Apple Basketball Challenge
After being defeated three years in a row, the PSAL stood up in the 2009 Big Apple Basketball Challeng
Dec 17, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Men Among GIANTS
A MidVille Meadowlands Tradition
Dec 11, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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NFL Pick 'Em: Week 14

Dec 10, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bishop Loughlin’s Jayvaughn Pinkston commits to Villanova
Jayvaughn Pinkston finally reached a decision about his college future, and he won’t be going to Rocky Top.
Dec 10, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Games to Watch: December 10-December 16
With games almost every day, and the Big Apple Basketball Challenge this weekend, there will be always be something for a sports lover to watch.
Dec 10, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John's vs Georgia live blog
BQE Media's Nigel Chiwaya will be covering the opening game of the Big East-SEC Invitational Live from Madison Square Garden.
Dec 09, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Inexperienced McClancy team will try to win with youth
It was only one year ago when Monsignor McClancy advanced to the Class A intersectional quarterfinals. This year, it’s an entirely different ball game.
Dec 09, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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File - This Nov. 6, 2013 file photo shows anti-whaling activist Paul Watson, center, founder of the Oregon-based Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, as he listens during a contempt of court hearing in federal court in Seattle. Radical environmentalists have been found in contempt of court for failing to heed an order to halt their relentless campaign to disrupt the annual whale hunt off the waters of Antarctica. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014 ordered a lower court to determine how much Watson and members of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society owe Japanese whalers. (AP Photo/Karen Ducey, Pool, file)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Radical environmentalists who threw acid and smoke bombs at Japanese whalers were found in contempt of court Friday for continuing their relentless campaign to disrupt the annual whale hunt off the waters of Antarctica.


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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2010 file photo, Cuba's President Raul Castro attends the opening ceremony of the International Book Fair in Havana, Cuba. To many exiles and their allies, Castro is a dictator who locks up dissenters and snuffs out political discourse. Cuba’s supporters see the government as heroic, justified by the behavior of its giant enemy to the north and offset by the fact it provides health care and education that most developing countries could only dream of. As often is the case, the truth lies somewhere in between. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes, File)HAVANA (AP) — To many exiles and their allies, President Raul Castro is a brutal dictator who locks up dissenters in gulag-like jails, snuffs out political discourse and condemns his people to socialist poverty.


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Today is Saturday, Dec. 20, the 354th day of 2014. There are 11 days left in the year.
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