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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 69 69 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 | 63 63 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 | 114 114 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 | 188 188 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 | 212 212 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 | 201 201 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 | 205 205 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 | 255 255 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 | 331 331 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 | 327 327 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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Opening Day for Greenpoint Little League
The Greenpoint Little League kicked off its 60th season this past Saturday with a parade down Vandervoort Avenue before the league’s opening day games. Founded in 1951, the league has 20 teams for ...
May 03, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYJTL kicks off 40th season
Former Mayor David Dinkins and NYJTL President and CEO Deborah MacFarlane Antoine presented awards at The New York Junior Tennis League’s (NYJTL) Spring Kickoff Celebration on Wednesday, April 27, ...
May 03, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mets get ‘A’ for Effort, ‘F’ for Fifth Place
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Baseball magazine honors baseball's brightest
metroBASEBALL recognizes people who still make game great
Apr 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mets must come together before they are pulled apart
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Bayside Little League Roundup
World of Discovery vs. Three of Cups Alley Pond Field proved to be the site of both hitting and pitching. Elias Andriopoulos took the mound for Three of Cups and went 2 2/3 innings allowing 3 runs....
Apr 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Poor Pitching Leads to Slow Start
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Apr 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bayside Little League Roundup
Flushing Christian School vs. RDS Industries It was a real pitchers' duel that ended in a 0-0 tie after seven innings. For Flushing Christian School, the ace of their staff, Savvas Papadopoulos, pi...
Apr 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Automotive football team honors past, looks forward to future
On Saturday, the Automotive High School football team held it's annual awards banquet at Red Star Bar in Greenpoint. The team finished a 5-5 season and was honoring its many seniors. Now, if the id...
Apr 19, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mets fall in home opener
Photos by Michael O'Kane The New York Mets officially opened the season at Citi Field last Friday afternoon, taking on the Washington Nationals in the team's home opener. Despite a 6-2 loss, the ex...
Apr 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lavin diagnosed with prostate cancer
St. John’s head coach Steve Lavin was diagnosed with an early stage of prostate cancer this past fall and will undergo treatment in the coming weeks, the university announced on Friday. Lavin and h...
Apr 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Down & out: main event lasts only 18 seconds
Saturday night at the Aviator Sports Complex in Brooklyn, an enthusiastic crowd witnessed an action-packed boxing event that was promoted by Rob Diaz and Havoc Boxing Promotions. In the main event,...
Apr 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Youth Basketball League Signup Begins
With a name change to Heroes Basketball League to commemorate our coaches, sponsors and supporters who sacrificed their lives in the 9/11 attacks at the World Trade Center, this youth basketball le...
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Know thy Enemy
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Enjoy the Game, not the Expectations
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Mar 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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A man uses a makeshift raft to make his way to his house submerged in floodwaters in Pengkalan Chepa, near Kota Bharu on December 27, 2014Rescue teams struggled Saturday to reach inundated areas of northeast Malaysia as victims accused the government of being slow to provide assistance after the country's worst flooding in decades. Malaysians have vented their anger at Prime Minister Najib Razak after the release of photos which went viral on social media showing him playing golf with US President Barack Obama during the storms. The number of people forced to flee their homes climbed past 120,000 with weather forecasters warning of no respite for the northeastern states of Kelantan, Terengganu and Pahang. The under-fire Najib, meanwhile, arrived in Kelantan to lead the national flood response after cutting short his vacation in Hawaii and was expected to meet flood victims.


2014-12-27 03:34:01 -0500

FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2001, file photo, San Diego Padres' Tony Gwynn fights back tears as he acknowledges the standing ovation prior to the Padres' game against the Colorado Rockies in San Diego, the final game of his career, The Hall of Famer died on June 16, 2014. He was 54. Gwynn died in 2014, unparalleled craftsmen who made the supremely difficult look almost easy. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File)For one, the tool of choice was a bat. For the other, a stick.


2014-12-27 03:33:40 -0500

AP-Times Square poll: Americans optimistic for 2015, give mixed reviews to 2014.; 2c x 6 inches; 96.3 mm x 152 mm;WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are closing out 2014 on an optimistic note, according to a new Associated Press-Times Square Alliance poll. Nearly half predict that 2015 will be a better year for them than 2014 was, while only 1 in 10 think it will be worse. There's room for improvement: Americans give the year gone by a resounding 'meh.'


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