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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 | 110 110 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 ...
Static vs. Dynamic Stretching
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
by Mary Murphy  So you’ve already heard that you should stretch before you work out, but did you know that some types of stretching can be more harmful than helpful?  The American Council on Exerci...
From "Lost Side Of Suburbia" to "Poptropica," An Exclusive Interview with Artist Kory Merritt
Dec 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   Kory Merritt started cartooning and illustrating while attending SUNY Brockport. His weekly comic strip, Brockport Chronicled, won the John Locher Memorial Awa...

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McClancy wins CHSAA Intersectional
McClancy senior goalkeeper Eric Michelena recounts the team’s championship run.
Nov 25, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christ the King set to Defend Title
After winning their first CHSAA B/Q championship in three years, the Royals are back for more
Nov 25, 2009 | 2 2 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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NFL Pick 'Em, Week 11

Nov 20, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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CYO Profile: CEO Robert Siebel
Mr. Robert Siebel, CEO and Executive Director of Catholic Charities, was only expected to stay with the program for two years; today he is currently enjoying his 35th year and has only gained momen...
Nov 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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What we learned about St. John's and LIU on opening night
Well, the college basketball season is back upon us. Last weekend gave us an unexpected treat of a contest between St. John’s and Long Island University. The Red Storm at times appeared ready to bl...
Nov 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Xaverian ready for new season
Will the Clippers be the dominant squad that topped the Raiders and a hot Royals team, both of whom were at the time considered to be the top team in the CHSAA?
Nov 19, 2009 | 2 2 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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NFL Pick 'Em: Week 10

Nov 13, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens/Brooklyn College Basketball Preview
Baseball season may be over, but that means that here in Brooklyn and Queens, it’s time to break out the basketballs and sneakers- it’s hoops time. This is a season of increased expectations for al...
Nov 12, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ruocco Delivers CHSAA Title to Molloy
Archbishop Molloy relied on Senior Goalkeeper, Joe Ruocco, to retain their CHSAA (Catholic High School Athletic Association) Intersectional Title on Sunday afternoon. After battling to a scoreless ...
Nov 12, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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RGMVM Aces gear up for new season
The World Series traditionally marks the end of the baseball season. But not for the Aces of Queens. For them, it’s only just the beginning.
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Thomas Beverly: Athlete of the Week
Freshman running back Thomas Beverly was a huge force this season for Long Island University.
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NYC Marathon Invades LIC
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Nov 04, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Angle of the Week: Brooklyn Tech girl's volleyball stops Franklin K Lane campus
Brooklyn Tech’s Diana Laham goes up for the ball as Tech defeated Franklin K. Lane 2-0 Friday night. In a dominant performance, the Engineers won both matches 25-18. With the win, Brooklyn Tech sit...
Nov 04, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feat of the Week: Appel runs for Charity at NYC Marathon
On Sunday afternoon, November 1st, Alissa Appel crossed the finish line at the New York City Marathon four hours and 59 minutes after beginning the race in Staten Island. Running for the IBD Kids c...
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Athlete of the week: Jessica Lintner
The Hudson Valley Women’s Athletic Conference (HVWAC) Tennis Championship was held over the weekend at the National Tennis Center in Flushing, NY. Senior Jessica Lintner earned the first individual...
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Job seekers listen to a presentation at the Colorado Hospital Association health care career fair in DenverBy Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits tumbled last week to its lowest level in nearly 15 years, adding to bullish signals on the labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 43,000 to a seasonally adjusted 265,000 for the week ended Jan. 24, the lowest since April 2000, the Labor Department said on Thursday. The drop, which far exceeded economists' expectations for a fall to only 300,000, probably exaggerates the strength of the jobs market as the data included the Martin Luther King holiday, which means fewer claims were likely processed. The four-week moving average of claims, considered a better measure of labor market trends as it irons out week-to-week volatility, fell 8,250 last week to 298,500.


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FILE - In this May 23, 2011 file photo, actress Kerry Butler attends the 56th annual Drama Desk Awards in New York. The Tony Award-nominated star of “Xanadu” said Thursday she will play Hillary Rodham Clinton when the irreverent show “Clinton: The Musical” lands at New World Stages. Performances begin March 26. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Kerry Butler's next role will take her to the White House — the Clinton White House, that is.


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In this photo taken Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, the Ford logo shines on the front grille of a 2014 Ford F-150, on display at a local dealership in Hialeah, Fla. Ford's net income tumbled in the fourth quarter as the company took an expected charge to deal with currency devaluation at its Venezuelan operations, the company announced, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. But without that loss and other one-time items, Ford came out ahead of Wall Street's expectations for the fourth quarter and the full year. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford's net income tumbled in the fourth quarter as the company took an expected charge to deal with its struggling Venezuelan operations.


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