blog roll
our featured bloggers
Queens Home Team Awarded Top Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II for Most Units Sold in 2014!
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty, led by George & Abigail Herrera, were recently honored at the Keller Williams Realty Landmark II awards ceremony in Astoria, NY. Out of 160 Agents, Q...
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as ObamaCare)
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Author; Donna Stefans Re:Obamacare The Health insurance reporting requirements on the 2014 tax return are a bit complicated. If you and your family were covered by an employer health care plan for ...
A Different Slant on Class-Based Hiring Discrimination
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Most employers are familiar with the pitfalls of discriminating against applicants in protected classes under Civil Rights laws. For the most part, African Americans, Hispan...
← 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 | 24 24 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 | 52 52 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 | 53 53 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 | 63 63 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 | 70 70 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 | 81 81 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 | 131 131 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...

more blogs

opinion
Eat more to lose weight?
EXPERT ADVICE
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 141 141 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Take Steps Today to Prevent Colon Cancer
Op-Ed
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Bad news for NYC's hungriest
IN OUR OPINION
Mar 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Free Lunch Should Come With Change
STRICTLY STASI
Mar 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 135 135 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Remove the poverty stigma
Op-Ed
Mar 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Should school lunch be free for all
Today, more than 75 percent of city public school students are eligible for free or reduced-price lunch, which applies to kids whose families earn less than $43,600 per year.
Mar 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
MTA needs cameras to protect employees
STRICTLY STASI
Mar 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
How much jail time does Felton deserve?
IN OUR OPINION
Mar 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Can Mayor Sweeten the Pot at Domino?
STRICTLY STASI
Mar 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 135 135 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Rx for Traffic Pollution
Op-Ed
Mar 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Untangling the rat king of subway homelessness
IN OUR OPINION
Feb 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Precious Metal and Law Enforcement
STRICTLY STASI
Feb 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Five Lifestyle Mistakes
EXPERT ADVICE
Feb 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Pass Co-op Legislation
Op-Ed
Feb 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Time to take care of city's union workers
At the start of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s first term, budget surplus from the prior administration has paved the way for a seemingly peaceful start to 2014. However, firefighters, police, sanitation w...
Feb 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A bomb blast ripped through a Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan as worshippers were gathering for Friday prayers, killing 35 people and wounding dozens, officials said.
2015-01-30 07:53:14 -0500

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy listens to reporters' questions during a meeting with media in the U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See residence in Rome, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. The Obama administration is seeking to hitch its climate change message onto that of the ever-popular Pope Francis, whose upcoming environmental encyclical has drawn more speculation than any papal document in recent memory. The head of the Environmental Protection Agency met Friday with senior Vatican officials who helped draft the document, which is expected to be released in June or July. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)VATICAN CITY (AP) — The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency met Friday with Vatican officials who helped draft Pope Francis' upcoming encyclical on ecology, evidence that the Obama administration is seeking to hitch its climate-change message onto that of the popular pope.


2015-01-30 07:50:36 -0500

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after defeating Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland in their semifinal at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic reached his fifth Australian Open final with a five-set win over defending champion Stan Wawrinka that fell flat compared with their previous encounters at Melbourne Park.


2015-01-30 07:47:32 -0500