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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
Dec 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of home sales continued to decrease in November and inventory continued to track below last year’s levels as well.  Sales are well below those seen in the...
NYC Employment Law — Pre-tax Transit Benefits
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
As employers, sometimes it is difficult to keep with the employment law changes, which is why you should consult periodically with an employment defense lawyer and stay apprised of new laws. At the...
Wage and Hour Regulation Pitfalls
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
Business owners can get themselves into trouble when not understanding wage and hours laws. What appears to be a bright idea that cuts corners and saves money is sometimes a violation that leads to...
In life, the glass is always half full! Exclusive interview with cartoonist Maria Scrivan
Dec 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 171 171 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   | 19 November 2014   Maria Scrivan’s cartoons are published in MAD Magazine, Parade Magazine, Prospect Magazine (UK), on Mashable.com, Salon.com. Funny Times a...
Zeffirelli's La Boheme at the Metropolitan Opera: a review
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 194 194 recommendations | email to a friend
  Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena 3 December 2014 |     Zeffirelli’s production of La Boheme at the metropolitan Opera shines. A sample of the stage set up as performed in a preceding season. L...
Are You Staying on Top of Regulations that Affect Your Restaurant?
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 183 183 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent change in regulations predicted to arrive soon is that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will release a national menu labeling standard for chain restaurants. The standard will addres...
The World Seen Through a Dog’s Point of View. An Exclusive Interview with Paul Gilligan, author of Pooch Café
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 189 189 recommendations | email to a friend
  Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena 10 October 2014 |   Paul Gilligan with Poncho, the main character of Pooch Cafe According to his website, www.poochcafe.com, Paul Gilligan’s affair with art be...
What about Wellness Programs as Part of Health Coverage?
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 238 238 recommendations | email to a friend
Today many companies offering health insurance also provide wellness programs, which are a preventative medicine approach to health. Today, 94 percent of employers with more than 400 employees and ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 314 314 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update  Queens home sales are down for the third month in a row from August – October. Home sales are also remaining significantly below last year’s levels, according to t...
Forest Hills Food Crawl
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 316 316 recommendations | email to a friend
The Chamber and All The Tastes of New York would love to invite you to our first Forest Hills Food Crawl, a culinary journey through Forest Hills happening this Wednesday, November 12th ! A Food Cr...

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Brooklyn's Kaseem williams named Player of the Week
Brooklyn native Kaseem Williams was named Player of the Week by both the Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference (HVMAC) and the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) for men’s bask...
Dec 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s tops South Carolina by 24
St. John’s put in a solid performance Thursday night, beating South Carolina 89-65 as part of the SEC/Big East challenge in front of a crowd of 4,902 at Carnesecca Arena in Queens. The Red Storm we...
Nov 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Francis headed back to water polo Final Four
Call them Brooklyn’s own “Cardiac Kids.” The St. Francis College Men’s Water Polo team came up big with three nail-biting victories to reclaim the CWPA Eastern Championship crown and a ticket to th...
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John's women handle Hartford
Smith named Big East Player of the Week
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nets 1-0 in NBA's newest rivalry
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg In the new “East River Rivalry” it is the Nets that draw first blood. The Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks met for the first time in the regular season at the Barclays ...
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s takes two to improve record to 4-2
By Kenneth B. Goldberg sports@queensledger.com St. John’s came back to win two games this holiday weekend, first beating Holy Cross 65-63 and than coming from behind again to top Florida Gulf Coast...
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dickey takes home Cy Young Award
By a wide margin, R.A. Dickey became the first Mets pitcher since Dwight Gooden did it in 1985 to win the Cy Young award. Dickey received 27 first place votes form the Baseball Writers’s Associatio...
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU men fall to Baylor in Charleston Classic
It just wasn’t meant to be for St. John’s against a ranked Baylor team. Phil Greene IV scored a career-high 24 points and Charleston Classic All-Tournament Team member D’Angelo Harrison netted 20 f...
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Iona College takes down Wake Forest
Team starts game off with ridiculous 41-5 run
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nest improve record to 6-2
The Brooklyn Nets improved their record to 6-2 with their fifth straight win Sunday night defeating the Kings 99-90 on the back of 22 points off the bench from backup center Andray Blatche. The Net...
Nov 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Muay Thai returns to the Garden
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg Muay Thai returned to Madison Square Garden this past weekend with Muay Thai at the Mecca 2. In the main bout (pictured), Chike Lindsay won a unanimous decision over Cyr...
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Division I college basketball comes to Brooklyn
The Barclays Center hosted the defending NCAA Champion Kentucky Wildcats in the first Barclays Classic, bringing big-time college basketball to Brooklyn. Kentucky won a squeaker against Maryland, 7...
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU Brooklyn wins second straight NEC soccer title
It was a back-and-forth tilt for most of the match, but third-seeded LIU Brooklyn came away with its second-straight Northeast Conference Women's Soccer Championship title with a 1-0 win in front o...
Nov 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John's men and women dominate in exhibition games
St. John's 73 Sonoma State 55 Three players finished in double figures and St. John’s shot 51.6 percent in the second half to pull away and defeat NCAA Division II squad Sonoma State, 73-55, in exh...
Nov 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nets blow big lead, fall to ‘Wolves
The Brooklyn Nets blew a 22-point lead to the Minnesota Timberwolves Monday night, losing their second home game of the season 107-96. The Nets were dominating the Timberwolves until Brooke Lopez w...
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People queue for visas at the U.S. Interests Section in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. After the surprise announcement of the restoration of diplomatic ties between Cuba and the U.S., many Cubans expressed hope that it will mean greater access to jobs and the comforts taken for granted elsewhere, and lift their struggling economy. The sign on the post reads in Spanish "definite Exit." (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)HAVANA (AP) — Like tens of thousands of Cubans, Gerardo Luis wants to get to the United States and he's suddenly worried that time may be running out.


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Several goats munch on a pine tree in Reno on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2015. They are owned by Vince Thomas, founder of Goat Grazers, who along with his 40 goats are teaming up with the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District to help recycle Christmas trees and keep them out of landfills. (AP Photo/Reno Gazette-Journal, Marcella Corona)RENO, Nev. (AP) — Goats are known to eat just about anything.


2014-12-25 13:48:12 -0500

In this Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 video frame image provided courtesy of KPHO/CBS5AZ.com, an Arizona Game and Fish officer tries to tranquilize a bear in an East Valley field Monday morning in Mesa, Ariz. Television news helicopters captured video of the bear bounding across an alfalfa field on the outskirts of Mesa, and then standing within feet of a game warden wielding a tranquilizer gun. The bear proved elusive after it entered a former General Motors test site filled with fields, shrubbery and trees. (AP Photo/CBS 5 News) MANDATOTY CREDIT KPHO/CBS5AZ.COMMESA, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona wildlife managers say they believe the black bear that was spotted twice this week in a Phoenix suburb but eluded capture finally has been caught.


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