blog roll
our featured bloggers
$$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 207 207 recommendations | email to a friend
Bring Pen & Paper for this great opportunity to learn about:  * Job search, Employment Training, Networking Skills & How Every Dollar Counts . **Snacks & Beverages provided.** WHEN : Wednesday June...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014
Jun 19, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 237 237 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of home sales rose in May after a slow start in the beginning of 2014. Inventory increased slightly again in May, meaning buyers should have a bit more ch...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 1: The Italian presence…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 277 277 recommendations | email to a friend
  Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L'Idea Magazine   Book Expo America 2014 has brought a wave of foreign authors, either in the original language or in translation, and among the...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 2: The Authors Speak…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 280 280 recommendations | email to a friend
Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena  for L'Idea Magazine   Javits Center was the center of attention for all American book lovers for four days at the end of May, with a series of events...
Interview to author Tony Napoli.
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 730 730 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently I published a review on the popular book “My Father, My Don,” A Son’s Journey from Organized Crime to Sobriety, and I am now pleased to offer our readers an interview to the author, Tony N...
How Much Can Allegations of Discrimination Cost You?
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 259 259 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Discrimination is a serious issue for employers. It can lead to disputes, lawsuits and even forced business sales. Forced business sale, substantial fines and the disgrace o...
Wage and Hours Cases Setting Precedents for Tipped Employees
May 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 429 429 recommendations | email to a friend
  Restaurant owners are subject to numerous regulations they must comply with and as various cases are litigated, rulings establish new precedents that can change how the industry does business. Ma...
What you need to know about landing a job most don`t know
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 469 469 recommendations | email to a friend
Hello everyone  Shirley & Albert  {More about us from the link) Invite You to join us. Our second up coming event which will be on "New Strategies for employment & higher clientele methods plus mor...
May 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 500 500 recommendations | email to a friend
Long Island roofing and roof repairs for commercial and residential roofs.
Best practices for avoiding employee lawsuits
May 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 505 505 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Small businesses often feel like a family. You’re a small group, perhaps you socialize outside of work or have a company baseball team where everybody gets along great. The ...

more blogs

opinion
Sticking with what works when it comes to Medicare
Op-Ed
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Never forget thwarted attacks
In Our Opinion
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
A Good Time for Reform
Strictly Stasi
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Clean Up on Aisle Albany
Op-Ed
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Forget term limits, what about education?
In Our Opinion
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Bribery scandal shows need for nonpartisan elections
STRICTLY STASI
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Why Queens should support USTA expansion
The U.S. Open and Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (NTC) in Flushing Meadows Corona Park are great economic catalysts for Queens and the City of New York. The two-week U.S. Open generates ov...
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
The Hidden Cost of Paid Sick Leave
I have a friend who works for the state and has always had a negative opinion about the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). He often cites the abuses of the law, which protects employees who need ...
Apr 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Putting Woodhaven Blvd. Back on the Fast Track
Op-Ed
Apr 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Some gun restrictions are a no-brainer
In Our Opinion
Apr 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Is the GOP warming to same-sex marriage?
In Our Opinion
Mar 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
A Smart Way to Address Alternative Energy in Large Cities
Strictly Stasi
Mar 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Expand the gun offender registry
From Newtown, Connecticut to Aurora, Colorado – and all the way to the Bronx, Queens and the other boroughs of this great city – gun violence is a plague on our communities. During the past several...
Mar 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
The Politics of Residency Requirements
Strictly Stasi
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Sensible Concerts at Forest Hills Tennis Stadium
In Our Opinion
Mar 13, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news
By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Dan Williams GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel appeared to hold off on a threatened escalation of its week-old Gaza Strip barrage on Monday despite having balked at Western calls for a ceasefire with an equally defiant Hamas. On Sunday, the Israeli military warned residents of the northern border town of Beit Lahiya to leave or risk their lives when, after nightfall, it planned to intensify air strikes against suspected Palestinian rocket launchers among civilian homes. A U.N. aid agency said around a quarter of Beit Lahiya's 70,000 residents fled, fearing Israeli attacks which, according to Gaza officials, have killed more than 166 people, most of them non-combatants, since the cross-border shelling war began. Israel said one rocket was fired from Gaza, without inflicting damage.
2014-07-14 05:19:05 -0400

Residents of the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine prepare to board buses for Rostov-on-Don in Russia from a collection point in DonetskBy Richard Balmforth and Anton Zverev KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukraine said on Monday its forces had ended a rebel blockade of a strategic airport in the east as it traded charges and threats with Russia over violations of their joint border during a weekend of fierce military combat. Ukraine's military said its warplanes had inflicted heavy losses on the pro-Russian separatists during air strikes on their positions, including an armored convoy which Kiev said had crossed the border from Russia. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's office said Kiev would present documentary proof of incursions from Russia to the international community via diplomats on Monday.


2014-07-14 05:12:22 -0400
BEIRUT/JERUSALEM, (Reuters) - Rockets were fired at Israel from southern Lebanon on Monday, drawing retaliatory artillery fire from Israeli forces, Lebanese security officials and the Israeli army said, in the third such rocket attack from Lebanon since Friday. The attacks from Lebanon have coincided with an Israeli offensive on the Hamas-run Gaza Strip which Palestinian officials say has killed at least 160 people. Palestinian groups have fired hundreds of rockets into Israel from Gaza during the latest hostilities. Israeli military spokesman Brigadier-General Motti Almoz linked the Lebanon rockets to the Gaza fighting.
2014-07-14 05:02:10 -0400