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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 | 80 80 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 | 177 177 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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Senate KO's DC Voucher Program (Who Noted Nay?) by Anthony
March 15, 2009 10:32 PM | 6665 views | 1 1 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
Score one for typical Washington politics. The Washington DC vouchers program was defeated in the senate last week by a 58-39 vote. Last week I wrote about how important this program was to kids on...
When Good Policy Meets Politics by Anthony
March 08, 2009 11:20 PM | 6795 views | 1 1 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
When Good Policy Falls Due to Politics Anthony Stasi Most students of good government policy look at school vouchers programs with a degree of skepticism. Vouchers that would allow a student to att...
DGVA_ODU_HU.jpg Jenkins, Hofstra Fall Just Short In CAA Quarterfinals by Jonathan
March 07, 2009 10:21 PM | 8798 views | 0 0 comments | 135 135 recommendations | email to a friend
————————————————————— SAT 03/07/09 OLD DOMINION 52, HOFSTRA 51 HOFSTRA SEASON RECORDS: 21-11, 12-8 CAA PLACE IN CAA STANDINGS: 5th CAA TOURNAMENT: CAA Quaterfinals JENKINS SEASON AVERAGES: 19.7 pts...
Jenkins Leads Hofstra To CAA Quarterfinals by Jonathan
March 06, 2009 10:46 PM | 8239 views | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
————————————————————— WED 03/06/09 HOFSTRA 79, NORTH CAROLINA-WILMINGTON 66 HOFSTRA SEASON RECORDS: 21-10, 12-7 CAA PLACE IN CAA STANDINGS: 5th CAA TOURNAMENT: CAA Quaterfinals JENKINS SEASON AVERA...
Deja Two… #22 Named To CAA First Team, Makes 2 Honors For 2 Straight Weeks by Jonathan
March 05, 2009 10:34 PM | 10579 views | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
Charles Jenkins’ uniform number 22 seems to fit him very well, especially lately. Hofstra’s star sophomore guard, wearing TWO-TWO, excelling at the TWO (shooting guard primarily, with some One, poi...
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Cowboys on the Muleshoe Ranch in Borden County work to get some cattle into a truck on Dec. 3, 2014. The ranch and others across the state suffered through the state's driest year ever in 2011, forcing some to sell off many if not all of their animals or sending their cattle to other states to graze. Many ranchers have since worked to diversify their incomes with other enterprises including leasing water and hunting acres for deer, antelope and quail. (AP Photo/Betsy Blaney)GAIL, Texas (AP) — The Muleshoe Ranch's profits were chopped in half when the drought withered pastures, dried up stock tanks and forced the owner to move most of his cattle out of state.


2014-12-20 10:48:37 -0500

In this Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 photo, thousands of immigrants arrive early to request information at the Immigration Relief Education forum organized by the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles, CHIRLA, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The event looks to educate immigrants on President Obama’s Executive Action announcement expected to prevent the deportation of more than 4 million immigrant families. Applicants must prove they were in the country five years, not an easy task for some living in the shadows. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)SAN DIEGO (AP) — Electricity bills. Speeding tickets. Dentist records. Money order receipts.


2014-12-20 10:47:06 -0500

The frontier road parallels the security fence leading to the Northeast gate at Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval BaseBy Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four Afghans held for over a decade at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been sent home to Afghanistan, the Pentagon said on Saturday, the latest step in a slow-moving push by the Obama administration to close the facility. The men were flown to Kabul overnight aboard a U.S. military plane and released to Afghan authorities, the first such transfer of its kind to the war-torn country since 2009, according to a U.S. official. ...


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