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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 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 | 34 34 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 | 83 83 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 | 115 115 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 | 138 138 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 | 125 125 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 | 134 134 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 | 180 180 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 | 255 255 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 | 264 264 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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Say Whaaa? Stadium Edition
The opening of new ballparks seems to have everyone a little wound up (perhaps even a little crazy.)
Apr 08, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fans in for Treat at new 'Field
Forget everything you know about the baseball watching experience. Mets fans, your baseball lives are about to change.
Apr 02, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of Week
Nina Cesare NYIT Softball
Apr 02, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feat of the Week
St. Helen’s CYO Boys Intermediate Team (8th Grade), have just completed their roller-coaster season on a winning note.
Apr 02, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Five Steps to Success: How to Fix the Red Storm
Now that the dust has settled from St. John’s first-round loss in the College Basketball Invitational, we can assess the Storm’s season a little.
Mar 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s Drops CBI First Round Game To Richmond, 75-69
Despite a career night from sophomore forward Sean Evans, an eight-point halftime lead and a plus-23 rebounding advantage for the game, the St. John’s men’s basketball team (16-18) fell in its Coll...
Mar 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sacred Heart Boys win John Forte Tournament
Sacred Heart’s Intermediate Boys team finished their season on a positive note, defeating St. Thomas the Apostle 44-33 to win the St. Margaret’s Annual John J. Forte Tournament.
Mar 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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One to Watch
Moustapha Dioubate
Mar 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gameplan: The Week Ahead
March 26th-April 1st
Mar 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Adalbert's Wins CYO Divison A Title
On February 22nd Bantam Girl’s Team won the CYO Diocesan Division “A” Championship by defeating a tough Our Lady of Hope Team. The girls knew the journey to the Championship game would be tough, bu...
Mar 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week
Durand Scott Rice Men's Basketball
Mar 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golden Gloves square up in Brooklyn
Duroseau, Terbunja and Naranjo big winners in Week 7
Mar 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rice clips Royals, Wins City Title
For a moment, it looked like the Christ the King Royals were on their way to an improbable victory. And then Kadeem Jack an
Mar 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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In Defeat, Royals Show Heart
Down 15 points, it probably would’ve been easy for the Royals to hang their heads and just play out the remainder of the game. Who would’ve blamed them?
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Queens College wins ECC Tournament
We tip our caps to the Women’s Basketball team at Queens College, who just won the East Coast Conference Tournament and clinched a spot in the Division II NCAA tournament. The victory brings Queens...
Mar 12, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban attacked a checkpoint in northern Afghanistan, killing at least seven policemen, an official said Sunday. In Kabul, a reporter wounded in an attack earlier this month on a French-run school died of his injuries.
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A man walks past election posters of presidential candidates in TunisBy Tarek Amara TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisians vote on Sunday in a presidential run-off election that completes the country's last steps to full democracy nearly fours years after the uprising that toppled autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali. With a new progressive constitution and a full parliament elected in October, Tunisia is hailed as an example of democratic change for a region still struggling with the aftermath of the 2011 Arab Spring revolts. ...


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United Nations Secretary General Ban speaks during a meeting with Liberia's President Johnson Sirleaf at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in MonroviaBy Matthew Mpoke Bigg BAMAKO (Reuters) - The United Nations mission to fight Ebola should be wound down quickly once the battle is won, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said on Saturday during his first tour of countries stricken with the virus. The U.N. emergency Ebola response mission, or UNMEER, was set up in September to coordinate policy and logistics for a campaign that includes governments, charities and healthcare workers from affected countries. Ban said UNMEER differed from peacekeeping missions and should not outlive its immediate purpose. ...


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