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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 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 | 34 34 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 | 84 84 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 | 116 116 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 | 138 138 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 | 126 126 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 | 134 134 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 | 181 181 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 | 255 255 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 | 264 264 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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Krypto-Nate Takes Superman’s Slam Dunk Title
Superman may be able to leap over tall buildings in a single bound, but only Krypto-Nate can sky over him.
Feb 20, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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When Parents Spoil Sports For Their Kids – In Our View
Related: St. Francis Prep Suspends 9 After failed coup CHSAA coaches frequently use the term ‘student-athlete’ when they speak to their players. That seems to be what has been forgotten by some par...
Feb 20, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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A-Rod Alleged Steroid Link Should Be Fans’ Ultimate Eyeopener
There’s suddenly a whole new meaning to the “A-Fraud” label given to New York Yankees’ slugger Alex Rodriguez.
Feb 11, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feats of the Week
1) Bronx’s Willie Colon Earns A Super Bowl Ring: Hailing from the Bronx and playing locally at Hofstra University, Pittsburgh Steelers’ starting right tackle Willie Colon has been protecting quarte...
Feb 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joel Wright: One to Watch
Joel Wright picked up the game of basketball very quickly after coming to the United States at age 12 from Kingston, Jamaica.
Feb 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joseph’s Women’s Swimming Defeats Old Westbury for First Win Ever
In only their third intercollegiate competition, the St. Joseph’s College women’s swimming team captured their first win on Thursday night with a 117-104 victory over SUNY-Old Westbury at the Old W...
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Golden Gloves Week 2 a Hit in LIC
The 82nd Daily News Golden Gloves tournament continued on February 4 in Long Island City, as fans and family members packed the Variety Boy’s and Girl’s Club to see the best amateur boxers battle t...
Feb 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Basketball Buddies a Slam Dunk!
On Thursday, January 29, kids from across the borough of Queens in Little Neck for the final session of CAP Connects Basketball Buddies.
Feb 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golden Gloves Kicks off at BB Kings
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McClancy Crusaders Fall to Nazareth 61-56
Monsignor McClancy High School was packed on Friday, January 30. Everyone wanted to see the Crusaders and their coach, Don Kent, take on Nazareth. Coach Kent, wearing red sneakers to promote Coache...
Feb 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week
Speedy Claxton
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Red Storm Hold off USF 65-48
St. John’s treated their fans to an early show on Super Bowl Sunday, surviving and second-half charge en route to an 65-48 victory over the South Florida Bulls.
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One To Watch
Knicks’ Forward David Lee
Feb 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Traitor Joe’s Book Confirms Yankees’ Mercenary Model Isn’t Working
Yankee fans and players alike are suddenly feeling very differently toward the once beloved Joe Torre since this week’s release of Tom Verducci’s tell-all book, “The Yankee Years,” co-authored by t...
Feb 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Throwing A Super Bowl Bash Of Your Own?
What’s that you say? You’re thinking of hosting your OWN Super Bowl bash? Well, we’ve got a couple of tips for you along those lines, too!
Jan 30, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police officers block off the scene of a a shooting incident where a gunman killed two New York police officers as they sat in their squad car before turning his weapon on himself in New YorkNEW YORK (Reuters) - A gunman shot dead two New York City police officers and then killed himself, police said, after a social media post indicated he may having been seeking revenge for the death of an unarmed black man during an arrest attempt. The two New York City Police Department officers, Rafael Ramos, 40, and Wenjian Liu, 32, were ambushed in their patrol car Saturday afternoon, said NYPD Police Commissioner William Bratton. ...


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By Sohee Kim and Meeyoung Cho SEOUL (Reuters) - Seoul prosecutors have launched an investigation of a leak of non-critical data at South Korea's nuclear power operator, the prosecutors' office said on Sunday, as worries mount about nuclear safety and potential cyberattacks from North Korea. An official with the prosecutors' office confirmed media reports that they had traced the location of an IP address linked to the hacking incident and had dispatched investigators to the site. ...
2014-12-21 04:59:30 -0500

A Tunisian man raises his ink-stained finger as he casts his vote on December 21, 2014 at a polling station in TunisTunisians voted Sunday in the runoff of the first free presidential election in the country's history, the final leg of an at times bumpy four-year transition from dictatorship. The second round vote pits 88-year-old favourite Beji Caid Essebsi, leader of the anti-Islamist Nidaa Tounes party, against incumbent Moncef Marzouki, who held the post through an alliance with the moderate Islamist movement Ennahda. Ahead of the landmark vote, which sets Tunisia apart from the turmoil of other Arab Spring countries, jihadists had issued a videotaped threat against the North African state's political establishment. It is the first time that Tunisians have freely elected their president since independence from France in 1956.


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