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Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 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 | 48 48 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
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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 | 60 60 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 | 67 67 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 | 78 78 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 | 127 127 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
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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 | 105 105 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 | 135 135 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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Rust Never Sleeps
Approximately 100 volunteers gathered in Maspeth this past Saturday to undertake a mammoth operation: cleaning gritty Rust Street, which runs right through the heart of industrial Maspeth and shows...
Jun 17, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Blotter
6/1/09 - 6/7/09
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City water supply system at risk
CB5 leaders call for ban on proposed watershed drilling
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Grand Avenue Festival: Inside Look
The Grand Avenue Festival this past Sunday in Maspeth drew thousands of people and dozens of vendors to Grand Avenue. The children's air rides were again the main attraction of the day, however the...
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Small biz needs public health plan
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Going green cheaper than ever
Queens forum held on affordable green measures for homeowners
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Monday, May 25 Gilberto Rodriguez was arrested at 57-14 65th Street for assault by Officer Lewis. Kenneth Beak was arrested at 57-14 65th Street for assault by Officer Lewis. Bicio Bemaram was arre...
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Fire destroys 100-year-old Maspeth church
Pastor believes lightning may have ignited blaze
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Local food donations go a long way
Local food donations go a long way Not only the homeless, but also the day workers are benefiting from donations of food in the area. Generous donations from people at St. Stanislaus and Transfigur...
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VIDEO: Mayor makes stop in Ridgewood
Talks schools, economy, and crime in the 104th Precinct
Jun 05, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Catalpa YMCA will open by September
Promises to be state-of-the-art
Jun 02, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queensboro Bridge turns 100
Centennial celebration highlights bridge’s history
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Neglected dog in need of loving home
Rescued pooch found with 60 cats in abandoned Maspeth apartment
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25 years of remembering
Maspeth Memorial Day Parade still going strong
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
5/18/09 - 5/24/09
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The House Select Committee on Benghazi Chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., left, confers with Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., the ranking member on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at the start of the panel's third public hearing to investigate the 2012 attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, where a violent mob killed four Americans, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens. Cummings complained that the committee's investigation was moving at a "glacial" pace and that there were "major problems" with the committee's work, adding that he and other Democrats "have grave concerns about the partisan path this committee has taken over the past year." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department said Wednesday that officials are prepared to meet immediately with a special House committee investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya.


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Facilities used to store low-level radioactive waste at the Los Alamos National Laboratory are pictured May 13, 2000 in Los Alamos, New MexicoA naturalized US citizen was jailed Wednesday for five years for attempting to help Venezuela build a nuclear weapon by passing on secret information, the US Justice Department said. Scientist Pedro Leonardo Mascheroni, 79, and his wife Marjorie Roxby Mascheroni, 71, had pleaded guilty after they were caught trying to pass on classified information to an FBI agent posing as a Venezuelan government official. The pair were formerly employed at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and had access to classified information. "The public trusts that the government will do all it can to safeguard 'Restricted Data' from being unlawfully transmitted to foreign nations not entitled to receive it," said assistant attorney general for national security John Carlin.


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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea may be attempting to restart its main nuclear bomb fuel reactor after a five-month shutdown, a U.S. research institute said Thursday.
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