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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 | 36 36 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 | 134 134 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 | 141 141 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 | 190 190 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 | 265 265 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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100…(so far 7) Innovative Ideas for New York City Anthony Stasi by Anthony
February 08, 2009 01:25 AM | 7509 views | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
The services the city provides was already slowing down in the last year, and now with the economy on the fritz, the mayor has told city agencies that it is belt tightening time. This means that pe...
Game 23: Mason Sends Hofstra 'O' Back To Square One by Jonathan
February 03, 2009 11:32 PM | 5444 views | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
—————————————————————————----------------- TUE 02/03/09 GEORGE MASON 78, HOFSTRA 54 HOFSTRA SEASON RECORDS: 14-9, 6-6 CAA PLACE IN CAA STANDINGS: 7th JENKINS SEASON AVERAGES: 17.9 pts, 4.9 reb, 3.4...
Game 22: Maynor Exposes Jenkins' Growing Pains by Jonathan
January 31, 2009 11:36 PM | 5674 views | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
————————————————————————— SAT 01/31/09 VCU 66, HOFSTRA 62 HOFSTRA SEASON RECORDS: 14-8, 6-5 CAA PLACE IN CAA STANDINGS: tied for 5th JENKINS SEASON AVERAGES: 18.0 pts, 4.9 reb, 3.5 ast, 3.6 to ————...
Autism... And The People That Live With It Anthony Stasi by Anthony
February 03, 2009 12:25 AM | 5772 views | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
State Senator Hiram Monserrate may be in some turmoil over a pending investigation, but there is one cause where his absence will be felt should he leave public office. Monserrate, as a city counci...
Game 21: Jenkins' Career-High 33 Helps Hofstra Escape by Jonathan
January 28, 2009 11:11 PM | 5367 views | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
————————————————————————— WED 01/28/09 HOFSTRA 80, NORTH CAROLINA-WILMINGTON 78 HOFSTRA SEASON RECORDS: 14-7, 6-4 CAA PLACE IN CAA STANDINGS: 5th JENKINS SEASON AVERAGES: 17.9 pts, 4.8 reb, 3.5 ast...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2013 file photo, North Koreans ride on an amusement park ride while watching a 3D movie at the Rungna People's Pleasure Park in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea hates the Hollywood film that revolves around the assassination of its beloved leader, but the country has had a long love affair with cinema - of its own particular styling. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder, File)SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hates the currently scrapped Hollywood film that revolves around the assassination of its beloved leader, but the country has had a long love affair with cinema — of its own particular styling.


2014-12-22 01:31:37 -0500

In this photo taken Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, a man, center, expresses his anger at Haider Ali Motar, not seen, as they perform a scene from "In the Grip of the Law," a reality show produced by Iraqi state TV, in Baghdad, Iraq. The man is a relative of a victim who was killed in an attack for which Motar was convicted. He was convicted of terrorism charges about a month ago for helping to carry out a string of Baghdad car bombings on behalf of the Islamic State extremist group. Now, the 21-year old is a reluctant cast member in the reality TV show. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)BAGHDAD (AP) — Haider Ali Motar was convicted of terrorism charges about a month ago for helping to carry out a string of Baghdad car bombings on behalf of the Islamic State extremist group. Now, the 21-year old is a reluctant cast member in a popular reality TV show.


2014-12-22 01:30:32 -0500

An 8-year-old boy - who suffers from HIV and was given the pseudonym Kunkun by Chinese media - sits on a doorsill in his village in Xichong county, southwest China's Sichuan province, on December 18, 2014Beijing has pledged to provide medical treatment and a living allowance for an HIV-positive 8-year-old boy who was last week threatened with expulsion from his village, state media reported Monday. In a case that sparked intense soul-searching in China, some 200 residents -- including the child's own grandfather -- signed a petition to expel him from their village in southwestern Sichuan province to "protect villagers' health". China's health ministry has also pledged to conduct spot checks around China to uncover any other violations of anti-discrimination policies, the state-run paper reported. The United Nations said that it was "deeply concerned" about that case, which has prompted huge debate in China and highlighted the stigma attached to the virus in a country where sufferers face widespread discrimination.


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