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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 78 78 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 | 73 73 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 | 122 122 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 | 202 202 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 | 226 226 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 | 214 214 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 | 218 218 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 | 267 267 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 | 343 343 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 | 337 337 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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Elmcor's Lou Benson touches lives in and out of the ring
February 23rd's Daily News Golden Gloves event at Elmcor Recreation Center in Queens was filled with family, friends and fans of the fighters. As people filed through the gym, many stopped to shake...
Mar 05, 2010 | 8 8 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christ the King Royals rally to defeat Bishop Loughlin 66-61, claim second consecutive CHSAA Brooklyn/Queens Championship
JayVaughn Pinkston might have received top billing heading into the CHSAA Brooklyn/Queens Championship game, but Corey Edwards finished on top. Edwards scored 14 points, including the go-ahead bask...
Mar 05, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth's John Sikiric has jersey number retired by Queens College
Sikiric, who played for Queens from 2001-05, led the Knights to the 2004-05 New York Collegiate Athletic Conference championship.
Mar 05, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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CYO Girls' Basketball Championship Photos
The CYO's girl's championships were held this past sunday at St. John's Prep and Martin Luther High School, and there was plenty of championship hardware to go around. Click the slideshow the view ...
Feb 25, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joseph's Men's & Women's Basketball Teams Win Hudson Valley Athletic Conference Championships
St. Joseph's (Women) 56, Albany Pharmacy 53 With 0:33 left and St. Joseph’s trailing by one, Ashley McQuillan (Brooklyn, NY/St. Francis Prep) hit two free throws to put the Lady Bears up for good l...
Feb 25, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Sebastian Boys Swimming Rules the Pool
Congratulations to the boys on their undefeated season! They worked hard and it paid off. During the boys dual meet season, they won all of their meets against the teams in Queens. They then had a ...
Feb 25, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Caleb Williamson: One to Watch
Williamson is a 14-year-old rising star on the tennis court
Feb 17, 2010 | 2 2 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hillcrest High School tennis team gearing up for another PSAL championship run
HILLCREST H.S. WINNING TENNIS TEAM PREPARING FOR 2010 SEASON: In 2009 the Hillcrest H.S. Tennis played in the PSAL Division “B” Finals. With 6 of the 7 players returning this year the team has been...
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Angle of the Week: Golden Gloves Invade Brookyln
Shirrod Victoria from Universal BC throws a punch at Femi Guri from John's Gym during a Daily News Golden Gloves match Friday at the Ridgewood Masonic Temple in Bushwick. Victoria won the match by ...
Feb 17, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marcel Esonwune: Athlete of the Week
Esonwune just completed a week that was off the charts.
Feb 17, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joseph’s Men's Basketball Rallies to Top CCNY in Double Overtime
BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team led for less than a minute in regulation and needed two last second three-pointers at the end of regulation and overtime to extend the ...
Feb 11, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jessica Vazquez: One to Watch
Vazquez, a native of Brooklyn, decided to reach for the stars in November when she tried out of the New York Sharks.
Feb 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Frustrated St. John’s Red Storm fans set sights on head coach Norm Roberts
They say nice guys finish last, and unfortunately for Norm Roberts, the saying might be true.
Feb 11, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Games to Watch: February 11-February 17
Thursday February 11 7:45 pm Long Island University at Sacred Heart: Five losses in their last seven games has seemingly K-O’ed LIU’s chances of locking up the number one seed in the Northeast Conf...
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St. Joseph’s College Women’s Swimming defeats Mount Saint Vincent with Frantic Rally
NEW ROCHELLE, NY – With a split second victory in the final 200 freestyle relay event, the St. Joseph’s College women’s swimming team overcame a 22 point deficit to defeat the College of Mount Sain...
Feb 03, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United States and NATO will formally end 13 years of war in Afghanistan with a ceremony at their military headquarters in Kabul.
2014-12-28 01:52:52 -0500

Police officers turn their backs as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at the funeral of New York City police officer Rafael Ramos in the Glendale section of Queens, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, in New York. Ramos and his partner, officer Wenjian Liu, were killed Dec. 20 as they sat in their patrol car on a Brooklyn street. The shooter, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, later killed himself. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of police officers, state troopers, sheriff's deputies and others from law enforcement agencies big and small across the country gathered at the New York City funeral of a slain officer killed with his partner in a brazen daytime ambush a week ago.


2014-12-28 01:50:33 -0500
ATHENS (Reuters) - A car ferry carrying 466 passengers and crew caught fire while sailing from Greece to Italy and its captain ordered its evacuation, coast guard officials said on Sunday. The Norman Atlantic, sailing from Patras in western Greece to the Italian port of Ancona, was 33 nautical miles off the small island of Othonoi when it sent a distress signal, Greek coast guard officials said. "The captain has requested the evacuation of the ship, according to initial information," coast guard spokesman Nikos Lagkadianos said. ...
2014-12-28 01:46:58 -0500