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Queens Home Team Awarded Top Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II for Most Units Sold in 2014!
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
The Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty, led by George & Abigail Herrera, were recently honored at the Keller Williams Realty Landmark II awards ceremony in Astoria, NY. Out of 160 Agents, Q...
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as ObamaCare)
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Author; Donna Stefans Re:Obamacare The Health insurance reporting requirements on the 2014 tax return are a bit complicated. If you and your family were covered by an employer health care plan for ...
A Different Slant on Class-Based Hiring Discrimination
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Most employers are familiar with the pitfalls of discriminating against applicants in protected classes under Civil Rights laws. For the most part, African Americans, Hispan...
← How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants? Are Employers Free from Liability When Using Staffing Agencies to Terminate Employees?
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Companies often find that staffing agencies are valuable resources for helping them fill temporary or permanent positions and for handling human resources issues. However, recently, an outside staf...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants?
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JANUARY 2015
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
January 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of existing home sales increased in December, but remained below that in the same month of the previous year. Home prices declined as we moved in to t...
Negligence of Oregon Hospital Led to Wrongful Death of Patient
Jan 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:  Mark H. Sackstein, Esq. All it takes is one small mistake for a disaster to occur. No matter how much research is done when choosing a hospital, it is impossible to predict a situation suc...
Matching Workouts With the Results You Want
Jan 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard friends complain about not getting the results they want, despite how much energy they’re putting into their workout.  People who want bigger muscles go t...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants?
Jan 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the way...
Immersed in ancient times; the performance of Aida at the Metropolitan Opera. A review.
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   Imagine being immersed in an ancient world, with colossal stone columns, palaces and images of deities, a marvelous music surrounding you and, thank God, no ce...

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Games to Watch: January 21-January 27
Thursday, January 21 7:30 pm: Wagner at Long Island University: LIU won this game by fifteen points last week. With the Blackbirds still sitting in first place in the NEC, it’s hard to see Wagner p...
Jan 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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York Men's Basketball Undefeated in CUNYAC
York’s men’s basketball team, always competitive in the CUNYAC conference, is off to another strong start this season.
Jan 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Xaverian Clippers Clubbed by Christ the King
Christ the King defeated Xaverian 69-58 in front of a packed house of Clipper fans in Brooklyn, NY.
Jan 14, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Anastasia Boys Intermediate Wins St. Gregory’s Christmas Championship
On Sat. Dec. 26th the St. Greg’s Christmas Tournament kicked off with the last St. Gregory’s Team facing St. Anastasia. Anthony Santino #24, started the game by firing off one of this signature 3 p...
Jan 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Games to Watch: january 14-January 20
The Knicks are in the thick of the playoff chase, the Gang Green looks to take another Super step, and the CHSAA season heats up; just another great week of local games. Thursday, January 14 7:00 p...
Jan 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kiara Evans: Athlete of the Week
Evans dropped a school record 15 assists in LIU’s 83-62 win over North Dakota.
Jan 07, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Davontay Grace: One to Watch
The Johnnies may have just pulled off a recruiting coup. On Friday, Davontay Grace, a junior at Thomas Jefferson High School, verbally committed to attend St. John’s next season. Grace, a 6-1 point...
Jan 07, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Top Ten Local Sports Stories from 2009
What a year it’s been, huh folks? This year we’ve seen everything, from collapses to comebacks, from chokes to championships.
Dec 30, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Games to Watch: December 31-January 6
Most of the local colleges and high schools are off enjoying well-deserved winter breaks, but there’s still plenty of sports action for your viewing pleasure this week.
Dec 30, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kayode Ayeni: One to Watch
A year ago, St, Francis was 3-7 when swingman Kayode Ayeni went down with a torn ACL. The injury to Ayeni, who was averaging 13 points and 8 rebounds, nearly torpedoed the Terrier’s season. A year ...
Dec 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Omar Calhoun, Christ the King Basketball
Omar Calhoun, the sophomore sensation from Christ the King, was itching to get on the court this season. Now, after two solid performances over the weekend, we can all understand why. His first var...
Dec 20, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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NFL Pick 'Em, Week 15

Dec 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bishop Loughlin Basketball Preview
Jayvaughn Pinkston made his college choice official. He turned down Tennessee, St. John’s, Seton Hall and Marquette to attend Villanova University. However, the Wildcats will have to wait until nex...
Dec 17, 2009 | 2 2 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vaughn College roughs up Berkeley at Elmcor
Vaughn beat down Berkeley, cruising to a 71-49 victory Saturday night at Elmcor in Corona.
Dec 17, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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PSAL and CHSAA Battle in the Big Apple Basketball Challenge
After being defeated three years in a row, the PSAL stood up in the 2009 Big Apple Basketball Challeng
Dec 17, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis wallks with his French counterpart Michel Sapin, at the Economy Ministry in Paris, Sunday Feb. 1, 2015. Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, who had a tense meeting with Eurogroup leader Jeroen Dijsselbloem in Athens on Friday, has brought forward a trip to Paris, London and Rome to meet his counterparts. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)PARIS (AP) — France's Socialist government offered support Sunday for Greece's efforts to renegotiate debt for its huge bailout plan, amid renewed fears about Europe's economic stability.


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French Finance Minister Sapin and Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis arrive at a joint news conference in ParisBy Angeliki Koutantou ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's leftist government on Sunday began its drive to persuade a sceptical Europe to accept a new debt agreement while it starts to roll back on austerity measures imposed under its existing bailout agreement. After a turbulent first week in office, the new government has made clear it wants to end the existing arrangement with the European Union, the European Central Bank and International Monetary Fund "troika" when its aid deadline expires on Feb. 28. Instead, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras wants to agree a bridging deal with the troika while a new agreement is negotiated to reduce Greece's unmanageable public debt burden of more than 175 percent of its economic output is worked out. Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, who spoke to U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Friday, is due to kick off a diplomatic offensive in Paris on Sunday, where he meets French counterpart Michel Sapin and Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron.


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File photo of Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste of Australia standing in a metal cage during his trial in a court in CairoBy Michael Georgy and Shadi Bushra CAIRO (Reuters) - Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste was released from a Cairo jail on Sunday and left Egypt after 400 days in prison on charges that included aiding a terrorist group, security officials said. There was no official word on the fate of his two Al Jazeera colleagues - Canadian-Egyptian Mohamed Fahmy and Egyptian national Baher Mohamed - who were also jailed in the case that provoked an international outcry. The three were sentenced to seven to 10 years on charges including spreading lies to help a terrorist organization - a reference to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood. A security official said Fahmy was expected to be released from Cairo's Tora prison within days.


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