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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 43 43 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 | 39 39 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 | 90 90 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 | 130 130 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 | 152 152 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 | 141 141 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 | 148 148 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 | 196 196 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 | 272 272 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 | 279 279 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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SJU downs Pitt in nail-biter at Garden
Another big win has Red Storm thinking NCAA tourney
Feb 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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ANGLE OF THE WEEK: Shovel-Board?
While most throughout the area were commencing their Super Bowl celebrations late Sunday, at Middle Village's Juniper Valley Park these die-hard shuffle-boarders were availing themselves of the dec...
Feb 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hardy named Big East Player of the Week
St. John’s senior guard Dwight Hardy was named Big East Player of the Week for the second time this season, as announced by the conference on Monday. Hardy led St. John’s to wins over then-No. 10 C...
Feb 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU prevails in “Battle of Brooklyn”
Sophomore C.J. Garner went the length of the court in the final 7.3 seconds and hit a running jumper just before the final horn to lift the Long Island University men’s basketball team past St. Fra...
Feb 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John's continues to take down the big boys
Snag fourth win against a top 13 team with UConn victory
Feb 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU holds on to 1st place with victory
The Long Island University men’s basketball team had five players in double-figures and shot 51.7 percent after halftime to maintain its hold on first-place in the Northeast Conference and down pre...
Feb 09, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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UCLA gets the better of Red Storm
Dwight Hardy scored a career-high 32 points, but was the lone St. John’s player in double-figures as UCLA shot 48.6 percent from the field and benefitted from a 41-7 advantage in free throw attempt...
Feb 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Colgate Games wraps up record-breaking meet
The 37th annual Colgate Women’s Games saw three long-standing records fall and a fourth tied at Pratt Institute, in a season that also featured record-breaking participation. More than 11,500 girls...
Feb 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodside tennis group receives USTA grant
USTA Serves, the National Charitable Foundation of the United States Tennis Association, recently awarded 33 year-end grants totaling $420,650. Among the organizations recognized with a grant in th...
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St. John’s stuns #3 Duke, 93-78, at The Garden
Hardy leads the Red Storm with 26 points
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LIU sending three to post-season track meet
The Long Island University men's and women's track and field teams were in action at the Armory on Friday night at the NYU Gotham Cup, where three individuals qualified for the post-season ECAC/IC4...
Jan 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Freshman comes up big in Iona win
Steps up during lackluster night for team leaders
Jan 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John's men get revenge on Fighting Irish
Red Storm used strong defense to best Notre Dame
Jan 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week
Ashley Palmer
Jan 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Red Storm shock Hoyas to go to 3-0 in Big East
Undefeated conference record best start since '99
Jan 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A judicial investigation has dismissed a Greek lawmaker's allegations that he was offered money to back the government candidate in the country's fraught presidential vote.
2014-12-22 14:34:51 -0500

British singer Joe Cocker speaks after receiving the trophy for Category 'lifetime achievement award music' during 48th Golden Camera award ceremony in Berlin(Reuters) - Raspy-voiced, Grammy-winning singer Joe Cocker, best known for his cover of the Beatles' "With A Little Help From My Friends" and "You Are So Beautiful," has died, his agent said on Monday. He was 70. The death was confirmed by Marshall Arts, the company of Cocker's agent, Barrie Marshall, in England, which gave no other details. Cocker was born in Sheffield, England, and worked as a gas fitter while pursuing a singing career, covering Motown songs in pubs in northern England in the 1960s. ...


2014-12-22 14:31:27 -0500

A young girl holds flags from a car as supporters of newly-elected President Beji Caid Essebsi celebrate his victory on December 22, 2014 in TunisVeteran anti-Islamist politician Beji Caid Essebsi was declared the winner of Tunisia's first free presidential election on Monday, capping off the transition to democracy in the birthplace of the Arab Spring. Essebsi, an 88-year-old former official in previous Tunisian regimes, took 55.68 percent of the vote to defeat incumbent Moncef Marzouki in Sunday's run-off, the electoral commission said. Essebsi thanked Marzouki and told him: "Tunisia's future lies in consensus and it needs all its children, without exclusion or discrimination," a party statement said. US President Barack Obama congratulated Essebsi and hailed the vote as "a vital step toward the completion of Tunisia's momentous transition to democracy", a White House statement said.


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