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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 39 39 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 | 35 35 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 | 86 86 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 | 122 122 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 | 144 144 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 | 132 132 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 | 140 140 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 | 188 188 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 | 261 261 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 | 270 270 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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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
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Athlete of the Week
Sherrod Wright (Mount Vernon Varsity Boys’ Basketball)
Jan 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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One to Watch
Naquan Pierce John F. Kennedy (Bronx) Boys’ Varsity Basketball
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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
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Horne of Plently
Paris Powers Storm
Jan 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Horne Named MBWA Player Of The Week, Earns BIG EAST Honor Roll Accolades
Related: Horne of Plenty: Paris Powers Storm Related: Red Storm Downs Rutgers 70-59 QUEENS, N.Y. (Jan. 26, 2009) – St. John’s sophomore guard Paris Horne was named to this week’s BIG EAST Honor Rol...
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Second Time Around
On a freezing winter night inside a Corona gym two professional basketball teams prepared to square off before a sparse crowd of family and friends who have braved the cold to see them play.
Jan 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC Internationalz a hit in Corona debut, but falter against Jersey.
Hoping to snap a three game losing streak, the Internationalz entertained the crowed but ultimately could not catch the Express, dropping both games of the weekend series.
Jan 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Comeback Falls Short as Internationalz Fall to Albany
Outmatched in talent, early intensity and physicality, the NYC Internationalz, the New York City franchise of the 20-team ABA, was thrashed by the Albany Patroons on Thursday night at the Washingto...
Jan 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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CUNY Alumni Getting Crash Course in Basketball 101
Most people dream of owning a basketball team. Anwar Sharhan, along with his friend and partner Harvey Li, made it a reality.
Jan 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Citi Field Patch Yet More Evidence That The Mets Don’t Get It
As a lifelong Met fan, I couldn’t help but think throughout the 2008 Major League Baseball season that when Shea Stadium would finally be gone, and the Mets would move into their brand new, state-o...
Jan 21, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIC YMCA Junior Knicks Do Battle at MSG
On Saturday, January 17, 2009, during halftime of the New York Knicks against the Philadelphia 76ers the Long Island City YMCA Junior Knicks team played the Bronx YMCA Junior Knicks team. Even thou...
Jan 21, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jess Fuller Center, Hofstra Women’s Basketball (Francis Lewis)
Jan 21, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week
Jaytornah Wisseh Guard, LIU Men’s Basketball
Jan 21, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monique McLean St. John's Women's Basketball
Jan 15, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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An ambulance carrying one of the two New York Police officers who were shot dead passes by a New York Fire Department honor guard along Broadway in the Brooklyn borough of New YorkBy Laila Kearney and Edward McAllister NEW YORK (Reuters) - A gunman shot dead two New York City police officers in what officials called an "assassination", hours after warning on social media that he planned an attack in retribution for recent U.S. police killings of unarmed black men. Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday ordered flags flown at half staff around the city, hours after the city's main police union harshly criticized the city's first Democratic mayor in two decades for being insufficiently supportive of the department during recent waves of anti-police violence. ...


2014-12-21 10:20:24 -0500

FILE- In this Saturday Nov. 8, 2014 file photo, Ebola health care workers bury the body of a person suspected of dying of Ebola virus on the outskirts of Monrovia Liberia. Ebola has killed more than 2,000 people in Sierra Leone and unsafe burials may be responsible for up to 70 percent of new infections, say experts. Officials are resorting to increasingly desperate measures to clamp down on traditional burials in Sierra Leone, where Ebola is now spreading fastest. The head of the Ebola response has even threatened to jail people who prepare the corpses of their loved ones. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh, File)DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The radio announcement is chilling and blunt: "If I die, I want the deaths to stop with me."


2014-12-21 10:14:44 -0500

Pakistan's decision to reinstitute executions was slammed by human rights groups, with the United Nations also calling for it to reconsider the movePakistan on Sunday executed four more militants after ending a six-year moratorium on the death penalty following a Taliban school attack that killed 149 people, officials said.


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