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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 43 43 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 | 39 39 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 | 90 90 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 | 130 130 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 | 152 152 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 | 141 141 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 | 148 148 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 | 196 196 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 | 272 272 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 | 279 279 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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The battle for second base
On the Mets
Mar 22, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parks Swim Teams Dive Into Competition
More than 600 children from 12 Parks Department swim teams throughout the five boroughs competed in butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle events, as well as a team relay, at the second ...
Mar 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU defeats Robert Morris for NEC title
Tournament win lands team an automatic bid in NCAA tourney
Mar 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU headed to the Big Dance
After compiling a resume that included wins against six Top 25 teams, four in the top 10, a return to the rankings for the first time since 2000-01 and winning 20 games for the first time since 200...
Mar 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why a low key off-season was the Mets best long-term move
ON THE METS
Mar 15, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU ends season with 20 wins
St. John’s beat South Florida 72-56 on Saturday, finishing the season in a three-way tie for third place in the Big East. After a rough start, the Red Storm responded in a way that captured New Yor...
Mar 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn boxer Mexico-bound
Keisher “Fire” McLeod-Wells to star in Mexican reality show
Mar 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU says goodbye to ten seniors
It made sense that St. John’s best regular season in more than a decade was capped with a Senior Night unlike any most people had ever seen. "It was touching for us because the fans stuck with us f...
Mar 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Peacocks defense too much for Iona
Gaels fall to St. Peter's in MAAC championship match
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CYO girls Basketball Championship Results
PEE WEE OUR LADY OF THE SNOWS, FLORAL PARK 13 OUR LADY QUEEN OF MARTYRS, FOREST HILLS 10 NOVICE ST FRANCIS DE SALES, BELLE HARBOR 24 OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL, GREENPOINT 10 BANTAM ST ADALBERT, ELMH...
Mar 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John's great to enter collegiate hall of fame
In a year when head coach Steve Lavin and the Red Storm men’s basketball team have revitalized the St. John’s storied program, it is only fitting that the most-decorated player in school history, C...
Mar 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU keeps rolling with another win over ranked opponent
Take down #15 Villanova in Philly showdown
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LIU dominates, clinches conference title with win
The Long Island University men’s basketball team had six players in double-figures and ran away from Mount St. Mary’s, 84-64, to clinch the Northeast Conference regular-season title on Saturday nig...
Feb 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU off to early lead, but lose in extra innings
St. John’s used a six-run third inning to grab an early six-run lead, but was held scoreless for the next eight innings as Ohio State rallied to win, 8-7, in 11 innings. Jeremy Baltz was 4-for-5 wi...
Feb 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC streetball legend passes
Troy “Escalade” Jackson, who was named one of the 50 greatest playground legends by Slam Magazine, passed away in his sleep Sunday morning. Brother to NBA Veteran Mark Jackson, Jackson, who stood a...
Feb 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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British singer Joe Cocker speaks after receiving the trophy for Category 'lifetime achievement award music' during 48th Golden Camera award ceremony in Berlin(Reuters) - Raspy-voiced, Grammy-winning singer Joe Cocker, best known for his cover of the Beatles' "With A Little Help From My Friends" and "You Are So Beautiful," has died, his agent said on Monday. He was 70. The death was confirmed by Marshall Arts, the company of Cocker's agent, Barrie Marshall, in England, which gave no other details. Cocker was born in Sheffield, England, and worked as a gas fitter while pursuing a singing career, covering Motown songs in pubs in northern England in the 1960s. ...


2014-12-22 14:31:27 -0500

A young girl holds flags from a car as supporters of newly-elected President Beji Caid Essebsi celebrate his victory on December 22, 2014 in TunisVeteran anti-Islamist politician Beji Caid Essebsi was declared the winner of Tunisia's first free presidential election on Monday, capping off the transition to democracy in the birthplace of the Arab Spring. Essebsi, an 88-year-old former official in previous Tunisian regimes, took 55.68 percent of the vote to defeat incumbent Moncef Marzouki in Sunday's run-off, the electoral commission said. Essebsi thanked Marzouki and told him: "Tunisia's future lies in consensus and it needs all its children, without exclusion or discrimination," a party statement said. US President Barack Obama congratulated Essebsi and hailed the vote as "a vital step toward the completion of Tunisia's momentous transition to democracy", a White House statement said.


2014-12-22 14:30:29 -0500

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at news conference at Woodhull Hospital about the two New York Police officers that were shot dead in the Brooklyn borough of New YorkBy Jonathan Allen and Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio sought to ease tensions with the police force on Monday, calling for a suspension of protests against the use of excessive force until after the funerals of two officers killed by a gunman over the weekend. De Blasio, a Democrat who has come under intense criticism from some police unions for his handling of protests over police killings of unarmed black men, asked the city to stand by families of the officers slain on Saturday. ...


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