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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 | 130 130 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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Down & out: main event lasts only 18 seconds
Saturday night at the Aviator Sports Complex in Brooklyn, an enthusiastic crowd witnessed an action-packed boxing event that was promoted by Rob Diaz and Havoc Boxing Promotions. In the main event,...
Apr 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Youth Basketball League Signup Begins
With a name change to Heroes Basketball League to commemorate our coaches, sponsors and supporters who sacrificed their lives in the 9/11 attacks at the World Trade Center, this youth basketball le...
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Know thy Enemy
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Enjoy the Game, not the Expectations
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McClancy coach inducted into yet another Hall of Fame
On March 20, Don Kent, varsity basketball coach at Msgr. McClancy High School in East Elmhurst, was inducted into the New York State Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame. A former CYO player and St. Fra...
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Flushing Flyers make it 25 in a row
The Flushing YMCA Flyers swim team captured its 25th consecutive YMCA State Championship during the March 18-20 meet at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow. More than 1,400 swimmers representing 40 team...
Mar 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Adalbert's Wins Back-to-Back Titles
The St. Adalbert Bantam girls joined the elite teams in St. Adalbert history by capturing their second consecutive Brooklyn Queens Diocesan championship, defeating St. Francis De Sales of Rockaway ...
Mar 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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The battle for second base
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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 ...
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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...
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Why a low key off-season was the Mets best long-term move
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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...
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Brooklyn boxer Mexico-bound
Keisher “Fire” McLeod-Wells to star in Mexican reality show
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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...
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By Alex Lawler LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices at current levels may have reached a floor and could move higher very soon, OPEC's secretary-general said on Monday, his first public comment that oil's second-biggest decline on record may have run its course. Abdulla al-Badri also warned of a risk of a future price spike to $200 a barrel if investment in new supply capacity is too low. "Now the prices are around $45-$50 and I think maybe they reached the bottom and will see some rebound very soon," Badri told Reuters on the sidelines of a conference at Chatham House. Oil prices have fallen almost 60 percent since June to below $49 a barrel on global oversupply.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin wears special glasses as he visits a recearch facility in "Gorny" University in St. Petersburg on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. In televised comments after a meeting with students in St. Petersburg, President Vladimir Putin said that Ukraine’s army was at fault for the increase in violence and accused it of using civilians as “cannon fodder” in the conflict. “(Ukraine’s army) is not even an army, it’s a foreign legion, in this case a foreign NATO legion,” Putin said. “They have totally different goals, connected to the geopolitical containment of Russia, which absolutely do not coincide with the national interests of the Ukrainian people.” (AP Photo/RIA Novosti Kremlin, Mikhail Klimentyev, Presidential Press Service)MOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials struck a defiant note Monday after Western leaders threatened to further punish Moscow for escalated fighting in eastern Ukraine over the weekend, arguing that the Ukrainian government is responsible for the latest increase in violence.


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In this zoomed picture the Euro sculpture stands in front of the old European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. The euro wobbled Monday after Greece's anti-austerity opposition party won a big victory in national elections, renewing fears the European common currency bloc could unravel.(AP Photo/Michael Probst)BRUSSELS (AP) — The election in Greece of a radical party that wants to overhaul the country's bailout program raises new uncertainties for the eurozone. But several European creditor nations hinted they will seek a compromise deal to avoid disastrous scenarios, like Greece falling out of the euro.


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