blog roll
our featured bloggers
← How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants? Are Employers Free from Liability When Using Staffing Agencies to Terminate Employees?
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...

more blogs

news
O’Neill’s is back in business
O’Neill’s Bar and Restaurant is back in business after a fire destroyed it in 2011. Owners George O’Neill and Danny Pyle were determined to work to get their restaurant up-and-running again. “I’m e...
Oct 02, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Maspeth intersection named for Gibbons
Over 100 residents gathered on a Maspeth street corner on Saturday morning to honor one of their neighbors who was killed in a hit-and-run accident. Under sunny skies, the family and friends of Geo...
Oct 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Community Board 5 discusses FY2015 budget
Community Board 5 was back in session, meeting last Wednesday at Christ the King High School following a summer hiatus. As part of the agenda, the board held a public hearing on how it would like m...
Sep 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Captain warns of dangerous intersections in 104th
While roads are generally safer according to 104th Precinct Captain Christopher Manson, there are still several hot zones in the precinct that motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists should be aware ...
Sep 25, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th Precinct Police Blotter (9/16/13-9/22/13)
Monday, Sept. 16 Chris Garcia was arrested at 78-49 65th Street for aggravated harassment by Officer Caruso. Fabian Soto was arrested at the intersection of Forest Avenue and Bleecker Street for cr...
Sep 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
O’Neill’s Bar and Restaurant is back
Maspeth staple is completes its rise from the ashes
Sep 24, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Concerned parents meet with DOT commissioner
Want improved safety in wake of accident
Sep 18, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Crowley opens campaign office on Myrtle Ave
Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley is running against Republican challenger Craig Caruana to keep her seat in the 30th District in the upcoming general elections on November 5, 2013. Crowley was joined...
Sep 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th Precinct Police Blotter (9/9/13-9/15/13)
Monday, Sept. 9 Shirley Tejada was arrested at 64-18 55th Avenue for leaving the scene of an accident by Detective Houlihan. Janusz Janek was arrested at 74-50 65th Street for criminal contempt by ...
Sep 18, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Smile on Maspeth Day
The Maspeth Federal Savings parking lot was all smiles this past Sunday, as the bank hosted its annual “Smile on Maspeth Day.” The annual event, which is completely free, features rides, games, fac...
Sep 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Queens Falcons football is ready for the fall
Coaches teach the game, but also stress education
Sep 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Pols object to proposed changes to FAA guidelines
Say it would let agency skirt environmental reviews
Sep 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Students injured in Maspeth accident
Five students from I.S. 73 in Maspeth were injured, including three who had to be rushed into surgery, after an SUV lost control and jumped the curb at approximately 8 a.m. Thursday morning. Maspet...
Sep 12, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Firefighters of NYFD Squad 288/HazMat 1 remembered
Maspeth firehouse hosts solemn 9/11 ceremony
Sep 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Landmark proposal for century-old firehouse in Maspeth
Local family seeks status to protect building in the future
Sep 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

Yevgeny Buryakov appears in federal court in Manhattan Monday, Jan 26, 2015 in New York after his arrest earlier in the day in connection with a Cold War-style Russian spy ring that spoke in code, passed messages concealed in bags and magazines, and tried to recruit people with ties to an unnamed New York City university, according to authorities. At an initial court appearance, Assistant U.S. Attorney Adam Fee portrayed Buryakov as a professional spy skilled at duplicity who posed as an employee in the Manhattan branch of a Russian bank and lived in the Bronx with his Russian wife and two children. (AP Photo/Elizabeth Williams)NEW YORK (AP) — Three Russian citizens were charged Monday in connection with a Cold War-style Russian spy ring that spoke in code, passed messages concealed in bags and magazines, and tried to recruit people with ties to an unnamed New York City university, authorities said.


2015-01-26 20:17:49 -0500
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Some female guards at the Guantanamo Bay prison have filed equal opportunity complaints challenging court orders barring them from jobs that would require touching detainees while escorting them to hearings and attorney-client meetings, a military judge said Monday.
2015-01-26 20:16:32 -0500
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 20:15:55 -0500