blog roll
our featured bloggers
Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens New York Employment Defense Attorneys Human Resource Consulting Law Firm Various restaurants across the country are in the process of changing tipping into service charges. The Seattle Eater...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 245 245 recommendations | email to a friend
Are you having trouble evicting a tenant? The Landlord Center has been effectively representing landlords and have been very successful in fighting for their rights for over 20 years. The legal tea...
What it was Like to Buy a Home, after Selling Over 150...
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . My wife & I recently closed on the our very first home and boy was it an experience, especially considerin...
How Does a Prior Injury Affect Your Eligibility for Workers' Compensation Benefits?
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 236 236 recommendations | email to a friend
In New York, when you have been injured on the job, you have a right to seek benefits under the state's workers' compensation system. In fact, the workers' compensation system is generally your sol...
ARTS Community: Free Cultural Arts & Networking at CUP Center
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 239 239 recommendations | email to a friend
The Enterprise Collective is hosting a free community event to celebrate Women’s History Month at CUP Center located at 1071 Bedford Avenue in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn Saturday, M...
Where Is Paradise?
Mar 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 235 235 recommendations | email to a friend
Where is the Garden of Eden, and therefore, the tree of life, today? Is this the same as Paradise? Genesis 3:24 I may have bit off a little too much with this question. But it has often come to my ...
The Real Deal-Real Estate Update
Mar 08, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 287 287 recommendations | email to a friend
Since 1979 when Jim Turano then sales agent, first started, he was the first in the community to offer Senior Citizen Discounts. In addition he offered Police officers and fireman discounts when th...
Queens Real Estate Market Report: February 2016
Mar 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 311 311 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . Queens Real Estate Market Update: February 2016 Home sales dropped in January which is somewhat typical ...
University Policies to Deal with Sexual Harassment Issues
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 330 330 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently, a sexual harassment case involving a Chicago professor became high profile in the news. While you can view the case from the perspective of the victim and the alleged abuser, there is als...
5 Ways to Sell your Home for Top Dollar in Queens NY
Feb 22, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 366 366 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . If you own or live in Queens, then you already know that we do things differently here. Not only are we ...

more blogs

sports
Perfect Storm
SJU women 8-0 in Holiday Classic
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Shorthanded Johnnies take care Fordham
St. John's had five players for the first half, six for the second, and the coach was about 1,000 miles away. Sounds like a recipe for a young team to lose its fourth straight game. Not this team. ...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 775 775 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Nets add two forwards, shed Outlaw
The New Jersey Nets, who will become the Brooklyn Nets in at the start of the 2012 season in a new home in Downtown Brooklyn, made several roster moves last week. Unfortunately for Nets fans, it wa...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
JV Lady Cougars defeat SIA 38-32
Lead by Xena Anderson and Leslly Marmolejo, with 16 points and 12 points, respectively, the Martin Luther Lady Cougars defeated Staten Island Academy, 38-32, in PSAA play. The junior varsity team i...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Lindsey decides to leave SJU
Things have not been going well for the highly touted St. John's men's basketball 2011 recruiting class. Red Storm head coach Steve Lavin announced that sophomore guard Nurideen Lindsey plans to tr...
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Queens Falcons hold fundraiser
The Queens Falcons, which aims to empower inner-city teenage boys through football, teaching them teamwork, leadership skill, and the ability to motivate themselves and others, last week held a fun...
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Lady Cougars take tourney title
The Martin Luther Lady Cougars (3-0/PSAA 1-0) used pressure defense and a run-and-gun offense to defeat St. Agnes 44-28 in the 12th Junior Varsity Invitational Basketball Tournament. The Lady Couga...
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Cotto gets revenge on Margarito
PHOTOS: KENNETH B. GOLDBERG In front of a sold-out crowd of over 21,000 at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night, Miguel Cotto avenged his 2008 loss to Antonio Margarito, winning in a TKO decisio...
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Martin Luther looks for fourth straight title
After an amazing 2010-2011 wrestling season, the Martin Luther School Cougars are hoping to win their fourth straight Independent Private and Parochail Schools Athletic League (IPPSAL) title. The C...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Lexington School takes soccer title
The Lexington School for the Deaf’s boy’s soccer team went undefeated for a second consecutive season, winning the ESDAA Metro Deaf Soccer Tournament. The team, recognized by DeafDigest Sports’ as ...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Cardozo's Alexis Panisse qualifies for national race
Benjamin Cardozo High School senior Alexis Panisse finished in the top ten at the Northeast Regional of the Foot Locker Cross Country Championship Saturday to qualify for the National Finals on Dec...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
FDNY & NYPD get in the ring
The FDNY Bravest Boxing team took on the NYPD Fighting Finest Boxing team at The Battle of the Badges on Saturday, November 19, at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. The night featured 12 three-...
Nov 22, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
McClancy Wins City CHSAA Soccer Title
In a thrilling soccer game last Saturday at St. John’s University, the Msgr. McClancy Crusaders beat Mount St. Michael in the City A Soccer Championship game by a score of 2-1. McClancy took a quic...
Nov 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Records smashed at 42nd NYC Marathon
Who said running marathons was hard? Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya made it look easy Sunday, smashing the previous record for finishing the New York City Marathon with a time of 2:05:06. The previous bes...
Nov 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Kew Forest tennis off to early start
Take top honors in volleyball, as well
Nov 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news
US factory orders up modest 1.1 percent in March as demand for defense equipment climbs.
2016-05-04 10:02:38 -0400

In this Wednesday, March 23, 2016, photo, dog groomer Brittany Sarcione works on Chloe, at Bark of the Town, in North Andover, Mass. On Wednesday, May 4, 2016, the Labor Department issues preliminary data on productivity in the first quarter. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)WASHINGTON (AP) — The productivity of American workers fell again in the first three months of the year, while labor costs for employers rose at the fastest pace in more than a year.


2016-05-04 09:59:01 -0400
By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - Syria's government is refusing U.N. demands to deliver aid to 905,000 people including in Aleppo, the city at the center of an eruption of fighting in the past two weeks, U.N. humanitarian adviser Jan Egeland said on Wednesday. "We seem to be having new possible besieged areas on our watch, we are having hundreds of relief workers unable to move in Aleppo," he told reporters after chairing a weekly meeting of nations supporting the Syria peace process. "It is a disgrace to see that while the population of Aleppo is bleeding, their options to flee have never been more difficult than now." The first major ceasefire in Syria's five-year civil war, sponsored by the United States and Russia, was struck in February but has virtually collapsed in recent weeks, with Aleppo bearing the brunt of the renewed bloodshed.
2016-05-04 09:58:11 -0400