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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 35 35 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 | 31 31 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 | 81 81 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 | 113 113 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 | 135 135 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 | 123 123 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 | 131 131 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 | 178 178 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 | 251 251 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 | 262 262 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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Games to Watch
College bowl games lead this week’s games to watch, especially on New Year’s day, don’t worry hoops fans, we’ve got you covered.
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Angle Of The Week
Jets Have Themselves To Blame, But NFL Playoff Rules Denied Them A Chance
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Top Ten Lessons Learned in 2008
2008 was a topsy-turvy year, one that saw the Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays change positions, the Mets and Jets suffer epic late season collapses, and the Giants pull off a giant upset.
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Winter Wonderland
LIC YMCA Youth Flag Football League finishes up its first season
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The SPORTS museum of AMERICA's Heisman Gallery Sports And Values Find A New Home
It could certainly be said that winning a Heisman Trophy is quite a game-changer in a young man's life.
Dec 23, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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ONES TO WATCH
Cardozo Runners Chamique Francis and Claudia Francis
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Athlete of the Week
Giants’ Running Back Derrick Ward
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Too Much Shorthanded Storm fall to Virginia Tech
St. John's got their Christmas gifts early. Unfortunately for the Storm, it was a box of band-aids and a measuring stick.
Dec 22, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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St John's Downs Marist 65-44
A year ago, Rob Thomas was out with a knee injury. On Saturday, he was a star in his hometown. Thomas, making his first start of the season, scored 11 points and grabbed 6 rebounds help St. John’s ...
Dec 21, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gameplan: The Week Ahead
The most exciting games from the week of December 17th-24th
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Angle of the Week
Call it old hat folks, but when the PSAL and CHSAA meet up in the annual Big Apple Basketball challenge, the private school kids always seem to come out on top.
Dec 17, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s Men Fall Short In Soccer Title Chase
The St. John’s men’s soccer team was hoping to ride the same type of magic it used in the quarterfinals...
Dec 17, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Latest Deals Show Minaya Finally Gets It
Mets’ General Manager Omar Minaya knew the main reason behind the Mets’ 2007 September swoon.
Dec 17, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week
This week's Athlete of the week shows incredible juking skill.
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Lady Bears Win with late-game Comeback
Ashley McQuillan’s 34 points carries St. Joseph’s Women over Southern Vermont, 81-73.
Dec 14, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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File photo of a security guard standing at the entrance of United Artists theater during the premiere of the film "The Interview" in Los AngelesBy Jack Kim and Steve Holland SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea said on Saturday U.S. accusations that it was involved in a cyberattack on Sony Pictures were "groundless slander," and that it wanted a joint investigation into the incident with the United States. An unnamed spokesman of North Korea's foreign ministry said there would be serious consequences if Washington refused to agree to the probe and continued to accuse Pyongyang, according to the North Korean U.N. mission and its official KCNA news agency. ...


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Demonstrators filled the Mall of America rotunda and chanted "Black lives matter" to protest police brutality, Saturday, Dec. 12, 2014, in Bloomington, Minn. The group Black Lives Matter Minneapolis had more than 3,000 people confirm on Facebook that they would attend. Attendance figures weren't immediately available. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Aaron Lavinsky)BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A mass of demonstrators chanting, "Black lives matter," converged in the Mall of America rotunda as part of a police brutality protest that caused at least part of the mall to shut down on a busy shopping day.


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An exterior view of the Sony Pictures Studios building is seen in Culver City, Calif., Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving the satirical film, "The Interview," about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader. He pledged the U.S. would respond "in a place and manner and time that we choose" to the hacking attack on Sony that led to the withdrawal. The FBI blamed the hack on the communist government. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The hackers who hit Sony Pictures Entertainment days before Thanksgiving crippled the network, stole gigabytes of data and spilled into public view unreleased films and reams of private and sometimes embarrassing executive emails.


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