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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 60 60 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 | 54 54 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 | 105 105 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 | 171 171 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 | 194 194 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 | 183 183 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 | 189 189 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 | 238 238 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 | 314 314 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 | 315 315 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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Feat of the Week: Vassallo Trading wins Greenpoint Little League World Series!
Vassallo Trading started their play-off run with the same Non-stop tenacity they exhibited all season long.
Jul 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Francis Names Samardzija New Water Polo Coach
Igor Samardzija comes from Columbia University, where he volunteered as a club coach to help them capture three state titles.
Jul 23, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boy's 14 & Under Championship: Variety 64, Globo Gym 45
It was the play of Nhoel Deveoson that was outstanding, providing great for Variety, as they pulled away and never looked back for the win.
Jul 17, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feat of the Week: gym members put on show at The Rock
Ridgewood’s newest gym had it’s coming out party last Friday, as The Rock Fitness Center in Ridgewood held it’s first public exhibition. The gym, which opened last October and is run in the basemen...
Jul 16, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Give Rugby A Try: New York Knights show Footy to be fun
Once you get past the differences, you will get to your feet the first time an attacker breaks through the defense for a big run, and you will cringe the when the player finally gets dragged down a...
Jul 16, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Angle of the Week: All Smiles at McClancy baseball camp
Future MLB All-Stars pose for a picture at the McClancy summer baseball camp. The two week camp wraps up tomorrow, but a basketball camp will start in August.
Jul 16, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclones Watch: Bullish Brooklyn
The Cylones continue to roll through the Pacific Coast League. Last week, the Tri-City Valley Cats were the latest victims.
Jul 08, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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One to Watch: The Queens Cage Classic
In all, a total of 780 kids will participate in games this summer. Games started in the middle of June and will run until August 15th.
Jul 08, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Little League Groundskeeper of 32 Years Just Loves the Game
Sitting at a white-wooden picnic table overlooking three baseball diamonds, Al Erdmann dressed in a faded blue tank top and jean shorts turned and proclaimed, “I’m the only man in Queens with a 6-a...
Jul 01, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Handball Junior Nationals Land in Woodside
The tournament, which was sponsored by the Queens Borough Elk Lodge, ran from Thursday June 25th to Sunday June 28th, and brought over 150 participants; all competing to become national champions.
Jul 01, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclone Watch: 'Clones Streaking
The Latest: The streaking Cyclones are sitting in first place in the New York-Penn McNamara Division with an 8-2 record.
Jul 01, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Scores for 6/22-6/25
They pulled away and never looked back for the win
Jun 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclones right home in rain
Fans, players excited for opening weekend at Keyspan
Jun 24, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feat of the Week: St. John’s Prep Varsity Baseball Team Wins Second Consecutive CHSAA “B” Title
Senior right-hander Teo Ramirez pitched a complete-game, two-hitter, striking out 10 and batting 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and four RBIs to lead the Red Storm to a 13-3 win against Rice in the...
Jun 24, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Scores for 6/15
The Crusaders pulled away and never looked back for the win
Jun 21, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A rocket hit a tank at the eastern Libyan oil port Es Sider, officials said on Thursday. Libya's biggest export terminal, Es Sider has been closed for two weeks because of fighting nearby between forces allied to Libya's competing governments. "A tank was hit but the damage is limited," said an official from a security service allied to the internationally recognised government, now operating from eastern Libya. The oil ministry controlled by a rival government in the capital Tripoli confirmed the rocket strike on its website. ...
2014-12-25 08:24:28 -0500
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somali Islamist militants al Shabaab attacked the main African Union peacekeeping base in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday, a spokesman for the group said. Sporadic gunfire could be heard from inside the compound, a Reuters photographer said. A Western diplomat inside the base said the compound walls had not been breached. AU officials could not be reached for comment. "Our fighters have entered AU's Halane base by force through the gate and now fighting is going on inside the base," Sheikh Abdiasis Abu Musab, al Shabaab's military operation spokesman, said. ...
2014-12-25 08:24:04 -0500
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's gold and foreign currency reserves dropped below $400 billion for the first time since August 2009 as of Dec. 19, the central bank said on Thursday.
2014-12-25 08:19:41 -0500