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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as ObamaCare)
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 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 | 10 10 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?
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 51 51 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 | 52 52 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 | 62 62 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 | 69 69 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 | 80 80 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 | 130 130 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...
What to Eat Before Your Workout
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
by Mary Murphy Fueling up before a workout is the best thing you can do for your body.  But it’s important to eat the  right  things at the  right  time.  Eating too far in advance of your workout ...

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Heroes Scores for 6/10/09
It was a close game until the RIP Rob Ogle pulled away in the second quarter with great passing and rebounding.
Jun 10, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Da Vinci’s Code: Queens Chamnps
IS 61 wins Queens Middle School Baseball Championship
Jun 10, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Angle of the Week: Gleason’s gets Bored to Death
last week the venerable gym went a little Hollywood when HBO invaded to film a new series.
Jun 10, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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James Jones: One To Watch
Jones, a junior at Long Island University, is one of those thrilling players that can almost play any position and shine.
Jun 10, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Scores for 6/1/09
Consolidated Carpet methodically built up a lead with fast breaks, and they held the lead throughout the game.
Jun 07, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three Sons 42 A1 Security 5
Three Sons just had too much speed
Jun 05, 2009 | 2 2 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Scores for 5/27
It was a close game until the RIP Rob Ogle pulled away when they held the lead at the end of the game.
Jun 03, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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One to Watch: Tom Sowinski in as Queens College Baseball Coach
It’s a new day at Queens College, and that’s because a local skipper is coming back to the dugout.
Jun 03, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Jordan Weiner
Jordan Weiner, Mitchell’s 18 year-old son, pitched his heart out after his father’s passing, throwing a no-hitter barely a day after his father’s funeral.
Jun 03, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Angle of the Week: Polo Prince on Gov's Isle
Prince Harry Schools Americans in the Sport of the Kings
Jun 03, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Scores for 5/27
They pulled away and never looked back for the win
Jun 01, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Scores 5.26
Variety methodically built up a lead by utilizing fast breaks, and they held the lead throughout the game
May 30, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elisa Torres: Athlete of the Week
President & Founder Roberto Clemente Cultural Committee
May 27, 2009 | 5 5 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Things can be great at 8
Breaking down the Knicks’ potential draft choices
May 26, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Scores for 5/19 and 5/20
Globo Gym pulled away and never looked back for the win.
May 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, speaks about Keystone XL with Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., left, sponsor of the Keystone XL pipeline bill, and Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, right, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. The Republican-controlled Senate moved toward passage of a bipartisan bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline, defying a presidential veto threat and setting up the first of many expected battles with the White House over energy and the environment.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled Senate on Thursday approved a bipartisan bill to construct the Keystone XL oil pipeline, defying a presidential veto threat and setting up the first of many battles with the White House over energy and the environment.


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APNewsBreak: Boy Scouts settle California suit over abuseLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America settled a sex abuse case Thursday involving a 20-year-old California man who was molested by a Scout volunteer in 2007 — a decision that will keep years' worth of "perversion" files detailing sex abuse allegations secret from the public.


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Tiger Woods catches his golf ball on the ninth green during the pro-am for the Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale, Wednesday Jan. 28, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Rob Schumacher)SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The focus on Tiger Woods at the Phoenix open shifted Thursday from a chipped tooth to his chipping.


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