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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
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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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Pols demand city ban big rigs in Maspeth
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Maspeth church holds Confirmation ceremony for 51 kids
Bishop Frank Caggiano (center) administered the Confirmation Mass at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church on Friday, March 5, in front of more than 500 churchgoers. Deacon Bob Lavanco (left) and Pastor Pau...
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At home in your bank
Maspeth Federal Savings unveils new cozy interior
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Truck goes up in flames on LIE
Traffic came to a standstill Tuesday afternoon when a westbound tractor trailer caught fire near the Maurice Avenue exit of the Long Island Expressway, causing chaos and brief delays before order w...
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Not all is 'rite' with school proposal
CB5 raises concerns with SCA's plans
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LaGuardia's scholarship program pays dividends
When LaGuardia Community College student Michelle Osorio, 26, received a phone call informing her that she had been chosen to receive a scholarship of $3,500, she was ecstatic. The call came last J...
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Volunteer Ambulance Corps back in fold
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
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Another grade school For Maspeth?

K-5 school could open on I.S. 73 campus
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Another School For Maspeth?
New elementary school may open to relieve overcrowding
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104th top cop warns seniors to be vigilant
Burglars targeting elderly who live alone
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Let’s Talk About Maspeth
Addabbo hears from residents on local issues
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A little recognition for these Maspeth Kiwanis members
The Maspeth Kiwanis Club held its weekly meeting at O’Neill’s Restaurant on February 18, which also happened to be Maspeth Kiwanis Recognition Day. The community service club recognized dozens of i...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
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U.S. President Obama and first lady Michelle hold their hands over their hearts during the playing of the U.S. National Anthem with India's President Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan presidential palace in New DelhiBy Sanjeev Miglani NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Rain threatened to dampen the excitement around U.S. President Barack Obama's landmark visit to India as thousands of troops prepared on Monday for a dazzling military parade where he will be the chief guest. The first U.S. president to attend the annual show of military might that was long associated with the anti-Americanism of the Cold War, Obama spent the first day of his visit on Sunday bonding with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sealing a clutch of deals. Most significant was an agreement on two issues that, despite a groundbreaking 2006 pact, had stopped U.S. companies from setting up nuclear reactors in India and had become one of the major irritants in bilateral relations. The bonhomie was a remarkable spectacle, given that a year ago Modi was persona non grata in Washington and was banned from visiting the United States for nearly a decade after deadly Hindu-Muslim riots in a state he governed.


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By Frank Jack Daniel and Douglas Busvine NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S. President Barack Obama unveiled a plan centered on insurance on Sunday that they hope will convince U.S. companies to build nuclear power stations in India, but stopped short of demands to soften a liability law. With the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy still fresh in India's mind, parliament five years ago passed a law that makes equipment suppliers ultimately responsible for an accident, a deviation from international norms that the companies found hard to swallow. India's top diplomat, Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh, said the new plan was "squarely within our law". "The India nuclear insurance pool is a risk transfer mechanism which is being formed by GIC Re and four other public sector undertakings in the general insurance business in India," foreign ministry joint secretary Amandeep Singh said.
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NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday declared an era of "new trust" in the often fraught relationship between their nations as the U.S. leader opened a three-day visit to New Delhi.
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