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Minor Repairs and Improvements that Make all the Difference in Queens
Feb 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty .   Whenever we meet with Homeowners who are thinking of selling, we usually give them some homework befo...
Queens Real Estate Market: 2015 Year in Review
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty   Queens Real Estate Market 2015 Year in Review Welcome to our first edition of the “Queens Real Estate M...
Can You Ask Employees to Undergo Medical Screening and Ask About Medical History?
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
New York Employment Defense Attorney talks about Non Discrimination Act Knowing what you can ask and must not ask employees or job applicants is vital for businesses. With all the information avail...
Should you Sell a Property with or without Tenants?
Jan 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home team at Keller Williams Realty So you own a rental or investment property in Queens and you’ve determined that now is the right time to ...
What Does the 2016 Minimum Wage Hike Mean for You as an Employer?
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 171 171 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans A minimum wage increase of $8.75 to $9.00 went into effect in New York on December 31, 2015. For employers, it obviously means you must pay higher wages to all employees who...
Business Law: Corporations VS. Partnerships VS. Sole Proprietorship
Jan 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 223 223 recommendations | email to a friend
There are various types of business organizations: corporations, general partnerships and sole proprietorships. These business organizations have their own legal requirements so they can also be co...
Press Agents—Foot Soldiers in Celebrity Divorce Wars
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 238 238 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo | Dec 31, 2015 | Chris Palermo Blog , divorce , PTB Blog How Celebrities Win and Lose at Divorce For regular folks, divorce is mostly won or lost in the courtroom, or in legal proc...
Long Island Man Driving Lamborghini Dies in Single Car Run-Off-Road Crash
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 242 242 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Dec 29, 2015 | Car Accident Attorney's , PTB Blog Port Jefferson, Long Island Car Crash CBS New York reported that Glen Nelson, age 48, who lived in Belle Terre died in a crash ...
Marco Malvaldi’s “Game For Five”
Dec 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 355 355 recommendations | email to a friend
Review by Tiziano Thomas Dossena To read a book that was originally written in Italian and that uses idiomatic expressions with validity and proper impact in the English translation is a special tr...
Million Dollar Legal Mistakes by a Billion Dollar Company
Dec 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 373 373 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans | Dec 8, 2015 | Employment Defense Attorney Even billion dollar companies can allow legal mistakes to occur and have it cost them millions of dollars. Such appears to be the case...

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Posada right to retire a Yankee
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Jan 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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David Louison, St. Joseph's College
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Jan 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martin Luther wrestling tourney ends in three-way tie
On Saturday, January 7, 14 schools from across New York met at Martin Luther School for its 37th Annual Wrestling Tournament. The tournament was very close, so close in fact that there was a three-...
Jan 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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CYO Suspends SIX St. Cecilia Hoops Teams
In an unprecedented move last week program directors from the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) suspended all six boys basketball teams from St. Cecilia Parish in Greenpoint. According to a source ...
Jan 20, 2012 | 3 3 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martin Luther Basketball Roundup
The wins keep coming for the junior varsity girls basketball team at Martin Luther School. With a 48-15 win over Greater New York Academy, the team has now won eight straight. Freshman point guard ...
Jan 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boys and Girls Club hosts Holiday Tournament
The Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens held its holiday basketball tournament in its Long Island City gym from Friday, January 6, through Sunday, January 8. Twenty teams competed in the tourname...
Jan 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Finally healthy, SJU women roll over BU
Having a full team makes quite the difference. Finally playing with a roster full of healthy players, the St. John’s women’s basketball team used 54.7 percent shooting to sail past Boston Universit...
Jan 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens resident wins NYS Amateur Muay Thai title
Jessica Ng 6-0 in competitive fighting
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big 2nd half key to SJU victory over UTPA
‘Tis the season for giving, and Texas-Pan American gave St. John’s just about all it could handle on Wednesday night at Carnesecca Arena. Luckily for Red Storm fans, the Johnnies were in the giving...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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MLB drops the ball again, overlooks Gil Hodges
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Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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MLS rolls over St. Demetrios
Senior Jean Paul Arias scored 40 points and pulled down a career high 20 rebounds to lead Martin Luther over St. Demetrios 73-46. MLS (3-6 overall and 1-2 PSAA) needed the standout performance, as ...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Colgate Games kick off at Pratt
Thousands of girls and young women from all over the east coast competed this weekend in the first preliminary meet of the Colgate Women’s Games, the nation’s largest female amateur track series, a...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perfect Storm
SJU women 8-0 in Holiday Classic
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shorthanded Johnnies take care Fordham
St. John's had five players for the first half, six for the second, and the coach was about 1,000 miles away. Sounds like a recipe for a young team to lose its fourth straight game. Not this team. ...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nets add two forwards, shed Outlaw
The New Jersey Nets, who will become the Brooklyn Nets in at the start of the 2012 season in a new home in Downtown Brooklyn, made several roster moves last week. Unfortunately for Nets fans, it wa...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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In this photo taken Feb. 6, 2016, Richard Kipphut, 61, of Thornton, N.H., poses for a portrait in Plymouth, N.H., as he discusses why he doesn't plan to vote in Tuesday's presidential primary. He is among a large number of voters who plan to sit out the first-in-the-nation primary. (AP Photo/Lisa Marie Pane)New Hampshire hosts the first-in-the-nation presidential primary, featuring candidates for the Republican and Democratic nomination. Of the state's 1.33 million residents, more than 870,000 residents are registered to vote. Polls started opening at 7 a.m., except for a handful of communities that begin voting just after midnight. In Dixville Notch, voters in that tiny town gave Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich two votes, Republican Donald Trump got two and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders won four votes for his Democratic bid.


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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russian activities in Syria are making it difficult to hold peace talks on ending the Syrian conflict, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday, calling on Moscow to join efforts to bring about an immediate ceasefire. "Russia's activities from Aleppo and in the region are making it much more difficult to be able to come to the table and be able to have a serious conversation," Kerry told reporters. (Reporting By Arshad Mohammed and Lesley Wroughton; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)
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European indices extended losses in afternoon trading, having failed at an early attempts to find some support in the wake of sharp losses on global exchangesParis' CAC, which earlier slid 2.45 percent and below 4,000 for the first time in 14 months, was slightly firmer at around 1500 GMT but was still 1.4 percent lower. Elsewhere in Europe, Madrid earlier plummeted three percent to dip below the symbolic 8,000 point level, while Milan was also more than three percent lower weighed down by banking shares. Asia had earlier picked up the baton, resulting in Tokyo's main index plunging more than 5.0 percent as investors sought the safety of the yen.


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