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Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 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 | 46 46 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 | 58 58 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 | 65 65 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 | 75 75 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 | 125 125 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 | 106 106 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 | 103 103 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 | 133 133 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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Sanitation Dept. issues tickets with abandon
Officials propose bill to change system
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Endorsement: Elizabeth Crowley for 30th District
In November, 30th District voters will head to the polls to elect a City Council member for the third time in two years. This time around, the race pits current Democratic Councilwoman Elizabeth Cr...
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104th Blotter
Monday, Oct 5 Juan Velasquez was arrested at 1715 Greene Avenue for assault by Detective Geis. Vincent Sosnowsicz was arrested at 63-42 Bunnecke Ct for assault by Police Officer Conde. Yulezdy Lope...
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City could raise fines for cars left idling
Bill would increase fines to $250
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Italian-American leaders back Crowley
When players suit up for this year’s bocce ball tournament at Juniper Valley Park, they’ll have Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley to thank for the newly resurfaced courts. The age-old game is popular ...
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Our 2009 Top High Schools List
A Review of the Top High Schools in Queens, Brooklyn, and Manhattan
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2009 High School Scholarship Opportunities
Choosing the right fit for a student also includes financial considerations as well. As tuition continues to creep up at private schools, so do the number of scholarship opportunities both in your ...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
09/28/2009 - 10/04/2009
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Open House is your best chance to get to know a school
Principals and administrators tell you what to expect
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High-tech high schools
Adopting to modern times
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Budget on tap for CB5
Community Board to meet
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New prez for Maspeth Kiwanis
Di Troia steps down, honored
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Dr. Joe Catanello is a man with a plan
Brooklyn/Queens CYO director taking program on a new turn
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It’s Liu and de Blasio!
Comptroller, Public Advocate candidates win runoffs
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Waste Management defends transfer plan amid continued opposition
Contend proposal is eco-friendly
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FILE - This Sept. 28, 2014, file photo, shows the home where five Utah family members were found dead in their home, in Springville, Utah. Police say five members of the Utah family found dead last fall died from methadone and other drugs, and interviews with people who knew them revealed the parents worried about a "pending apocalypse." Springville Police Chief J. Scott Finlayson said Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, authorities have concluded their investigation into the September deaths of Benjamin and Kristi Strack and three of their children, ages 11, 12 and 14. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Five members of a Utah family found dead in their home last fall overdosed on a mixture of drugs, and an investigation revealed the parents were concerned about a pending apocalypse, police said Tuesday.


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Apple's iPhone 6 are displayed as people browse through products at a store in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on November 8, 2014San Francisco (AFP) - Apple reported Tuesday that its quarterly profit had soared to a record high of $18 billion on the back of unprecedented iPhone sales.


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WASHINGTON (AP) — It doesn't happen often, but Republican lawmakers on Tuesday gave more support to President Barack Obama than did Democrats on a key issue: trade.
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