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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 55 55 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 | 50 50 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 | 101 101 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 | 159 159 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 | 182 182 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 | 171 171 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 | 176 176 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 | 226 226 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 | 302 302 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 | 303 303 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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Lasorda, Curran, Sandlot Ball Lauded At KeySpan
Aug 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Norm Roberts and St. John’s Make 2009 Summer Basketball Camp A Success
The 2009 Summer Basketball Camp at St. John’s University has equaled another year of success in shaping basketball players.
Aug 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lisa Hermes: Athlete of the Week
Hermes, who ran in the New York City Half-Marathon this past Sunday, did so as a charity runner for the American Cancer Society.
Aug 19, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU Basketball Hard at Work in the Off-Season
But the Blackbirds, with four returning starters and added depth, have used this off-season as a chance to chase what slipped through their fingertips months ago…that championship.
Aug 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cards-Steelers Week's Best Matchup
Games to Watch: August 13- August 18
Aug 12, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bats Wake up for Cyclones
Cyclone Watch: August 12th
Aug 12, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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MidVille Dodgers Fall in NABF World Series
After a successful season for the Sub-18 Midville Dodgers, their pricey title run for the National Amateur Baseball Federation World Series championship was cut short.
Aug 12, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sub 18-Midville Dodgers Trek to Jackson, Mississippi for NABF World Series
Since the amateur baseball season began in late May, the Midville Dodgers have hungered for a chance to participate in 18-and-Under National Amateur Baseball Federation (NABF) World Series. And aft...
Aug 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclones Watch: Offensively Challenged Edition
Brooklyn's bats went quiet last week
Aug 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Games to Watch: August 6 - August 12
Football's return, Yanks/Sox, and an NL East Showdown are among the weekend's highlights
Aug 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big East Allows Anthony Mason Jr. A Fifth Season
St. John’s forward Anthony Mason Jr. will be allowed to return for a fifth season. The Big East Conference granted Mason, who missed all but three of the Red Storm’s games last season, a medical ha...
Jul 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclone Watch: Brooklyn Bounces Back
The Latest: After a tough middle-portion of the month, the Cyclones have righted their ship. Brooklyn has won five straight games, dating back to July 22, including a three-game sweep of the rival ...
Jul 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Angle of the Week: WORKS Little League defeats Rosedale
On Saturday, July 18, The WORKS Little League Jr. District Team (13-14yr old) was scheduled to play the winner of a game between Rosedale and RGMV. Rosedale Little League advanced to the final roun...
Jul 29, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Citi Field Prettier Than Its Play
Met fans are much more excited about their new stadium than they are about the level of play.
Jul 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lukas Burton: Athlete of the Week
This week’s Athlete of the week is the catalyst behind Vassallo Trading’s Little League World Series Championship team, Pitcher Lukas Burton. Burton’s three-no hitters were an integral part of his ...
Jul 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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President Barack Obama plays golf with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, right, Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014, at Marine Corps Base Hawaii's Kaneohe Klipper Golf Course in Kaneohe, Hawaii during the Obama family vacation. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii (AP) — What do two world leaders do when they find themselves on the same Hawaiian island on Christmas Eve? If you're President Barack Obama and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, you round up a few aides and make common cause on the golf course.


2014-12-24 20:21:58 -0500

FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2014 file photo, actors Seth Rogen, right, and James Franco attend the premiere of the Sony Pictures' film "The Interview" in Los Angeles. Celebrities react to Sony's announcement Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014, that it released Rogen and Franco's North Korea satire, "The Interview," on digital platforms: "You wanna watch The Interview?? You can RIGHT ... NOW!! ... Thanks Sony for making it happen. Booyah." - Rogen on Twitter moments after “The Interview” became available. "Merry X-mas MERICA! !!!!!THE INTERVIEW IS LIVE!!!!!! !!! ... Thank you SONY!!!!!!!!" - Franco on Twitter shortly after “The Interview” became available. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP Images, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amid a swell of controversy, backlash, confusion and threats, Sony Pictures broadly released "The Interview" online Wednesday — an unprecedented counterstroke against the hackers who spoiled the Christmas opening of the comedy depicting the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.


2014-12-24 20:16:13 -0500
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two people are dead after a small plane crashed not far from an airport in the Sierra Nevada foothills in Northern California.
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