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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 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 | 17 17 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 | 65 65 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 | 85 85 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 | 109 109 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 | 96 96 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 | 103 103 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 | 147 147 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 | 223 223 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 | 236 236 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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Jenkins Earns CAA Player Of The Week… Again by Jonathan
March 02, 2009 10:26 PM | 10752 views | 1 1 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
Now that the 2008-09 Hofstra Men’s Basketball regular season is done, the Pride knows that it will go as far as its best player, Super Sophomore Charles Jenkins, will take it. Notice to the rest of...
89CK_Jenkins_1.jpg Game 30: Selfless Jenkins Celebrates 20th Birthday in Grand Style by Jonathan
February 28, 2009 10:36 PM | 8423 views | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
————————————————————— SAT 02/28/09 HOFSTRA 88, NORTH CAROLINA-WILMINGTON 81 (OT) HOFSTRA SEASON RECORDS: 20-10, 11-7 CAA PLACE IN CAA STANDINGS: 5th JENKINS SEASON AVERAGES: 19.2 pts, 4.8 reb, 4.2 ...
Game 29: Hofstra Routed, Misses Big Opportunity by Jonathan
February 25, 2009 10:27 PM | 8099 views | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
————————————————————— WED 02/25/09 GEORGIA STATE 76, HOFSTRA 55 HOFSTRA SEASON RECORDS: 19-10, 10-6 CAA PLACE IN CAA STANDINGS: tied for 5th JENKINS SEASON AVERAGES: 18.6 pts, 4.8 reb, 4.1 ast, 3.4...
5S7M_Jenkins.jpg Jenkins Earns 2 Player Of The Week Honors by Jonathan
February 25, 2009 10:37 AM | 8192 views | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
It's been well-known all season among Hofstra Basketball followers that Charles Jenkins is the go-to guy for the 2008-09 Hofstra Pride. But, Jenkins is again being recognized in the New York area, ...
4X9I_HU_FU_1.jpg Game 28: Vines Bails Out Jenkins, Hofstra by Jonathan
February 21, 2009 10:32 PM | 8652 views | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
————————————————————— SAT 02/21/09 HOFSTRA 61, FAIRFIELD 56 HOFSTRA SEASON RECORDS: 19-9, 10-6 CAA PLACE IN CAA STANDINGS: tied for 4th JENKINS SEASON AVERAGES: 18.6 pts, 4.9 reb, 4.1 ast, 3.4 to —...
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In this Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014 file photo, a man walks by a sign advertising currencies of an exchange office in Moscow, Russia. Russia has been badly affected by the slide in oil prices in 2014 - the ruble has plunged despite big increases in interest rates as much of Russia's economy is based on energy. Sanctions on the country for its alleged involvement in the crisis in Ukraine haven’t helped the economy either, which appears headed for recession. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File )MOSCOW (AP) — Vowing never to let the West defang his proud nation, President Vladimir Putin promised Thursday to fix Russia's economic woes within two years by diversifying and voiced confidence that the plummeting ruble will soon recover.


2014-12-18 10:11:14 -0500

A mother holds her child while attempting to take cover as repeated gun shots are heard close to Miskine district during continuing sectarian violence in the capital BanguiDAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Up to 10,000 children have been recruited by armed groups during the conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) despite a U.N.-backed peacekeeping presence, the number rising sharply in the past two years, Save the Children said on Thursday. Some children were abducted or forced to join such groups, while others signed up for food, clothing, money and protection, the international children's charity said in a news release. Many joined up under pressure from peers or parents, to protect their community or avenge dead relatives, it said. ...


2014-12-18 10:09:59 -0500
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's Petroleum Minister Ali Naimi says there are no links between the kingdom's decision to oppose production cuts and politics.
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