blog roll
our featured bloggers
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Employment Defense Attorney The Family Medical Leaves Act (FMLA) grants the right to mothers and fathers to take up to 12 weeks off for maternity or paternity leaves so they can spend tim...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
  August 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. The increase in sales pace in June & July led to another substantial increa...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Aug 1, 2014 | insurance company rates , PTB Blog Most successful businesses know how to treat their faithful customers.  A good restaurant owner will treat regulars with a compl...
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 201 201 recommendations | email to a friend
On June 12, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court—in a unanimous decision—ruled that Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) inherited by anyone other than a spouse are not retirement funds and therefore are ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 240 240 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update    The pace of home sales rose sharply in June but was still below the pace of sales in June 2013. Prices posted moderate gains in June as well, remaining on pace ...
Estate Planning Basics for Newlyweds – How to Get Prepared for the Unexpected
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 254 254 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s that time of year – the time for beautiful weddings, fun receptions, delicious cakes, special gifts, and romantic honeymoons. While this is a joyous time for everyone, it’s also time for you a...
The Annual Pay Notice Requirement of the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Could Be Close to Ending
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 261 261 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans After the Wage Theft Prevention Act went into effect, restaurant owners and other types of business owners became burdened with paperwork as they complied with annual requir...
$$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 513 513 recommendations | email to a friend
Bring Pen & Paper for this great opportunity to learn about:  * Job search, Employment Training, Networking Skills & How Every Dollar Counts . **Snacks & Beverages provided.** WHEN : Wednesday June...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014
Jun 19, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 548 548 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of home sales rose in May after a slow start in the beginning of 2014. Inventory increased slightly again in May, meaning buyers should have a bit more ch...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 1: The Italian presence…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 575 575 recommendations | email to a friend
  Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L'Idea Magazine   Book Expo America 2014 has brought a wave of foreign authors, either in the original language or in translation, and among the...

more blogs

sports
Joel Wright: One to Watch
Joel Wright picked up the game of basketball very quickly after coming to the United States at age 12 from Kingston, Jamaica.
Feb 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
St. Joseph’s Women’s Swimming Defeats Old Westbury for First Win Ever
In only their third intercollegiate competition, the St. Joseph’s College women’s swimming team captured their first win on Thursday night with a 117-104 victory over SUNY-Old Westbury at the Old W...
Feb 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Golden Gloves Week 2 a Hit in LIC
The 82nd Daily News Golden Gloves tournament continued on February 4 in Long Island City, as fans and family members packed the Variety Boy’s and Girl’s Club to see the best amateur boxers battle t...
Feb 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Basketball Buddies a Slam Dunk!
On Thursday, January 29, kids from across the borough of Queens in Little Neck for the final session of CAP Connects Basketball Buddies.
Feb 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Fight Night
Golden Gloves Kicks off at BB Kings
Feb 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
McClancy Crusaders Fall to Nazareth 61-56
Monsignor McClancy High School was packed on Friday, January 30. Everyone wanted to see the Crusaders and their coach, Don Kent, take on Nazareth. Coach Kent, wearing red sneakers to promote Coache...
Feb 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Athlete of the Week
Speedy Claxton
Feb 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Red Storm Hold off USF 65-48
St. John’s treated their fans to an early show on Super Bowl Sunday, surviving and second-half charge en route to an 65-48 victory over the South Florida Bulls.
Feb 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
One To Watch
Knicks’ Forward David Lee
Feb 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Traitor Joe’s Book Confirms Yankees’ Mercenary Model Isn’t Working
Yankee fans and players alike are suddenly feeling very differently toward the once beloved Joe Torre since this week’s release of Tom Verducci’s tell-all book, “The Yankee Years,” co-authored by t...
Feb 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Throwing A Super Bowl Bash Of Your Own?
What’s that you say? You’re thinking of hosting your OWN Super Bowl bash? Well, we’ve got a couple of tips for you along those lines, too!
Jan 30, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Feats of the Week
1) Charles Jenkins’ Game-Winner: The youngest player (at 19) on Hofstra’s men’s basketball team is only a sophomore, but he’s also the Pride’s captain, leading scorer, and unquestioned leader on th...
Jan 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Athlete of the Week
Sherrod Wright (Mount Vernon Varsity Boys’ Basketball)
Jan 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
One to Watch
Naquan Pierce John F. Kennedy (Bronx) Boys’ Varsity Basketball
Jan 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
St. John's Downs Rutgers: 70-59
Paris Horne and D.J. Kennedy didn’t have to wait too long to turn despair into redemption.
Jan 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

Philadelphia police and other law enforcement officials view a body pulled from the Schuylkill River in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. The bound bodies of two people were found in the river Wednesday, and a third man who said he managed to free himself is being treated at a hospital for stab wounds, police said. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police say the killings of two men whose bodies were found bound and weighted down with a makeshift anchor in a city river were drug-related.


2014-08-27 15:49:52 -0400

Ukrainian soldiers park their hardware on roadside as they are waiting for the start of the march into the town of Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Heavy shelling hit a town of Novoazovsk in southeastern Ukraine on Wednesday, the third day of an assault that has forced government troops to spread their ranks thinner along the Russian border. Ukraine claimed the shelling was coming both from pro-Russian separatists and from Russia itself. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration accused Russia on Wednesday of orchestrating a new military campaign in Ukraine that is helping rebel forces expand their fight in the country's east and sending tanks, rocket launchers and armored vehicles toward communities elsewhere.


2014-08-27 15:49:51 -0400

A photo courtesy of Etienne de Malglaive and dated June 2, 2011 shows American journalist Steven Sotloff (center with dark helmet) talking to rebels west of Misrata, LibyaThe mother of a US hostage who has been threatened with death by jihadist militants pleaded for his life on Wednesday amid mounting fears for Americans captured in Syria. Last week's murder of journalist James Foley by the so-called Islamic State has focused attention on other American hostages, including 31-year-old freelancer Steven Sotloff. Another journalist, Peter Theo Curtis, returned home Tuesday after nearly two years in captivity, but US media reported the Islamic State is still holding a 26-year-old female aid worker. The masked militant seen beheading Foley in a video released by the group also threatened to kill Sotloff unless US President Barack Obama orders a halt to air strikes against the group.


2014-08-27 15:49:19 -0400