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← 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 | 14 14 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 | 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
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 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 | 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
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 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 | 99 99 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 | 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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The Culture Spot: Off The Vine brings bold flavor to Astoria, one bottle at a time
Wine tastings all weekend to celebrate first year
Sep 17, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Book Festival biggest ever
Great weather and great books draw large turnout
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WLIW chefs come together for an evening of fine food and wine
New York City foodies got the chance to mingle with some of public television's biggest cooking celebrities at WLIW 21's Autumn Gourmet Classic at The Astor Center in Manhattan last week. Jacques P...
Sep 10, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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WLIW's chefs come together for one evening
Event celebrates great food, wine and, of course, public television
Sep 02, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Al Pacino on Location
Star to play Kevorkian
Aug 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Art world battles it out in water fight
Fair reflecting pool becomes the high seas
Aug 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Relive 1989 at popular Astoria restaurant
Both your stomach and wallet will be full
Aug 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Broadway coming to Flushing Town Hall
Group hopes to tap local creative talent
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Maspeth's New Sound Studio keeps the hits coming
What makes a hit song? While great lyrics are important for a chart-topping ditty, they’re not the only thing that needs to enter to mix. The instruments, voice, and production are all important fa...
Jul 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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They came, they sawed, they conquered!
The 7th annual NYC Musical Saw Festival attracted 55 musical saw players to Astoria on Saturday, July 18. Of those, 53 played together, attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the Largest...
Jul 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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It's a bazaar at Bizaare Ave Cafe
Everything is for sale at new Astoria eatery
Jul 28, 2009 | 2 2 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Touristy Fulton Ferry becoming food haven for locals, too
New restaurants geared to locals challenge Grimaldi's
Jul 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pizza & Beer & Video Games - Oh My
Williamsburg is stepping it up with these bars you must see to believe. The Lazy Catfish is on Lorimer Street. Cool name, huh? When we asked the owner how he picked the name, he answered "Well, I l...
Jul 14, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Corner in Hollis to be renamed "Run DMC JMJ Way"
Council approved a measure to rename the corner of 205th Street and Hollis Avenue after the famous hip-hop group Run DMC. The corner will soon be called "Run DMC JMJ Way" to honor the group, whose ...
Jul 07, 2009 | 3 3 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bloggers School teaches people to connect
Workshop simplifies the world of social media
Jul 01, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alexis Tsipras greets supporters in Athens following victory in Greece's electionAthens (AFP) - 00:11 GMT - LSE backs debt cut - It would be a mistake to refuse to reduce Greece's debt, says Paul De Grauwe of the London School of Economics, as this would "condemn Greece to several difficult years and encourage extremist political movements... that could strongly shake up the eurozone as a whole".


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REMOVES REFERENCE OF ST. LOUIS CARINDALS PLAYER GINO CIMOLI, AND CORRECTS DATE TO AN UNDATED 1970 FILE PHOTO - FILE - In this undated 1970, file photo, Chicago Cubs' Ernie Banks, top, turns a double play in a baseball game. The Cubs announced Friday night, Jan. 23, 2015, that Banks had died. The team did not provide any further details. Banks was 83. (AP Photo/File)CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks died after a heart attack, an attorney representing the Hall of Famer's family said Sunday.


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Protesters hold posters against Houthi Shiite rebels who hold the capital, Sanna, amid a power vacuum as they hold a demonstration in Sanaa on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. Some 20,000 marched Saturday across the capital, where demonstrators converged on the house of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, who resigned Thursday along with his Cabinet. Arabic writing on the banner at right reads, "Militias do not build a country." (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama defended his counterterrorism strategy in tumultuous Yemen Sunday, saying efforts to root out a dangerous al-Qaida affiliate there would not be affected by the political vacuum in the country.


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