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Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 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 | 44 44 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
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 56 56 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 | 63 63 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 | 73 73 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 | 123 123 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 | 104 104 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 | 101 101 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 | 131 131 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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Cyclone Watch: Brooklyn Bounces Back
The Latest: After a tough middle-portion of the month, the Cyclones have righted their ship. Brooklyn has won five straight games, dating back to July 22, including a three-game sweep of the rival ...
Jul 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Angle of the Week: WORKS Little League defeats Rosedale
On Saturday, July 18, The WORKS Little League Jr. District Team (13-14yr old) was scheduled to play the winner of a game between Rosedale and RGMV. Rosedale Little League advanced to the final roun...
Jul 29, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Citi Field Prettier Than Its Play
Met fans are much more excited about their new stadium than they are about the level of play.
Jul 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lukas Burton: Athlete of the Week
This week’s Athlete of the week is the catalyst behind Vassallo Trading’s Little League World Series Championship team, Pitcher Lukas Burton. Burton’s three-no hitters were an integral part of his ...
Jul 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feat of the Week: Vassallo Trading wins Greenpoint Little League World Series!
Vassallo Trading started their play-off run with the same Non-stop tenacity they exhibited all season long.
Jul 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Francis Names Samardzija New Water Polo Coach
Igor Samardzija comes from Columbia University, where he volunteered as a club coach to help them capture three state titles.
Jul 23, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boy's 14 & Under Championship: Variety 64, Globo Gym 45
It was the play of Nhoel Deveoson that was outstanding, providing great for Variety, as they pulled away and never looked back for the win.
Jul 17, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feat of the Week: gym members put on show at The Rock
Ridgewood’s newest gym had it’s coming out party last Friday, as The Rock Fitness Center in Ridgewood held it’s first public exhibition. The gym, which opened last October and is run in the basemen...
Jul 16, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Give Rugby A Try: New York Knights show Footy to be fun
Once you get past the differences, you will get to your feet the first time an attacker breaks through the defense for a big run, and you will cringe the when the player finally gets dragged down a...
Jul 16, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Angle of the Week: All Smiles at McClancy baseball camp
Future MLB All-Stars pose for a picture at the McClancy summer baseball camp. The two week camp wraps up tomorrow, but a basketball camp will start in August.
Jul 16, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclones Watch: Bullish Brooklyn
The Cylones continue to roll through the Pacific Coast League. Last week, the Tri-City Valley Cats were the latest victims.
Jul 08, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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One to Watch: The Queens Cage Classic
In all, a total of 780 kids will participate in games this summer. Games started in the middle of June and will run until August 15th.
Jul 08, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Little League Groundskeeper of 32 Years Just Loves the Game
Sitting at a white-wooden picnic table overlooking three baseball diamonds, Al Erdmann dressed in a faded blue tank top and jean shorts turned and proclaimed, “I’m the only man in Queens with a 6-a...
Jul 01, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Handball Junior Nationals Land in Woodside
The tournament, which was sponsored by the Queens Borough Elk Lodge, ran from Thursday June 25th to Sunday June 28th, and brought over 150 participants; all competing to become national champions.
Jul 01, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclone Watch: 'Clones Streaking
The Latest: The streaking Cyclones are sitting in first place in the New York-Penn McNamara Division with an 8-2 record.
Jul 01, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro attends the closing ceremony of the sixth Cuban Communist Party (PCC) congress in HavanaBy Daniel Trotta HAVANA (Reuters) - Retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro on Monday appeared to lend his support to talks with the United States in his first comments about his longtime adversary since both countries agreed last month to restore diplomatic ties. "I don't trust the policy of the United States nor have I had an exchange with them, but this does not mean ... a rejection of a peaceful solution to conflicts or the dangers of war," Fidel Castro, 88, said in a statement published on the website of Cuba's Communist Party newspaper Granma. The United States and Cuba held historic high-level talks last week in Havana that are expected to lead to the re-establishment of diplomatic ties severed by Washington in 1961.


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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Negotiators working on a new contract for dockworkers at West Coast seaports, which handle about $1 trillion worth of cargo annually, have resolved a key dispute in their difficult talks, an association representing employers said Monday.
2015-01-26 22:17:49 -0500
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Rams took a step toward a possible move back to the West Coast, notifying the city's Convention and Visitors Commission on Monday that they intend to shift to a year-to-year lease agreement for their use of the Edward Jones Dome.
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