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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 | 43 43 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 | 55 55 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 | 62 62 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 | 71 71 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 | 122 122 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
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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 | 129 129 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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William DeCota, 51, Heralded as Guiding Light of Queens Boy Scouts
Queens Boy Scout Council Head Dies
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Borough President Endorsement: Helen Marshall
In making our endorsements this election year, we have had to tackle the difficult issue of term limits and backing any incumbent who is taking advantage of the change in law to run for a third ter...
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Queens Ledger Glendale Register Leader Observer Endorse Donna Marie Caltabiano
The indictment of former 38th District Assemblyman Anthony Seminerio for fraud and extortion confirmed a lot of the stereotypes the public has about politicians. They often include corruption and s...
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Somber 9/11 Memorial in Maspeth
A crowd of about 100 gathered Thursday at the intersection of 69th Street and Grand Avenue in Maspeth to mark the anniversary of September 11, 2001. The eight-year anniversary of the tragic events ...
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LoCascio named head of Maspeth Lions
Maspeth resident Mike LoCascio was installed as president of the Maspeth Lions Club this week at O’Neills Restaurant. Here is he pictured with Councilwoman Liz Crowley. Crowley commented that LoCas...
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Traffic mayhem on Woodhaven Blvd.
DOT study finds problems, pedestrian accidents
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MidVille traffic fix
DOT agrees to alleviate traffic woes
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Budget hearing on tap for CB5
Community Board 5 will hold its annual Capital and Expense Budget hearing on Wednesday, September 9, one District Manager Gary Giordano said is among the most important meetings all year. The meeti...
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Image grab taken off a video on January 20, 2015, reportedly released by the IS group through Al-Furqan Media allegedly shows Japanese hostages Kenji Goto (L) and Haruna Yukawa (R) with a black-clad militant brandishing a knifeThe Islamic State group has said it executed one of two Japanese hostages it has been holding, in an apparent beheading that has been slammed by leaders around the world. The claim, made Sunday, came a day after the release of a video announcing the murder of security contractor Haruna Yukawa by the jihadist group, which has beheaded five Western hostages since August last year. It sought to raise the pressure on Japan by saying the fate of the other captive, freelance journalist Kenji Goto, depended on the release of an Iraqi would-be female bomber who is on death row in Jordan. "The Islamic State has carried out its threat... it has executed Japanese hostage Haruna Yukawa after the expiry of the deadline given," the jihadist group said on its Al-Bayan radio.


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Airlines are preparing to shut down operations along the East Coast as a major snowstorm packing up to three feet of snow barrels down on the region.
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Patricia Arquette accepts the award for outstanding female actor in a supporting role for “Boyhood” on stage at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision/AP)Oscar favorites Patricia Arquette and J.K. Simmons confirmed their front-runner status at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, taking supporting acting honors in a ceremony that often serves as a kind of a preview to the Academy Awards.


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