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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 43 43 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 | 39 39 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 | 90 90 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 | 126 126 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 | 148 148 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 | 136 136 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 | 144 144 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 | 192 192 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 | 268 268 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 | 272 272 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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Game 16: VCU Too Much For Hofstra by Jonathan
January 10, 2009 11:37 PM | 5616 views | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
———————————————————————————————————- SAT 01/10/09 VCU 68, HOFSTRA 60 HOFSTRA SEASON RECORDS: 10-6, 2-3 CAA PLACE IN CAA STANDINGS: tied for 5th JENKINS SEASON AVERAGES: 17.1 pts, 5.0 reb, 3.8 ast, ...
8FL0_Jenkins__UD1_.jpg Game 15: Hofstra Beats Delaware by Jonathan
January 07, 2009 11:35 PM | 4985 views | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
—————————————————————— WED 01/07/09 HOFSTRA 66, DELAWARE 61 HOFSTRA SEASON RECORDS: 10-5, 2-2 CAA PLACE IN CAA STANDINGS: tied for 4th JENKINS SEASON AVERAGES: 17.3 pts, 4.8 reb, 3.7 ast, 3.6 to ——...
Game 14: Hofstra & Jenkins Humbled At Northeastern by Jonathan
January 06, 2009 11:18 PM | 5119 views | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
———————————————————————————————————- MON 01/05/09 NORTHEASTERN 73, HOFSTRA 50 HOFSTRA SEASON RECORDS: 9-5, 1-1 CAA PLACE IN CAA STANDINGS: tied for 7th JENKINS SEASON AVERAGES: 17.0 pts, 4.8 reb, 3...
6XX0_Jenkins__vs_Drexel__1.jpg Game 13: Hofstra Drops CAA Home Opener to Drexel by Jonathan
January 04, 2009 11:53 PM | 5161 views | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
—————————————————————— SAT 01/03/09 DREXEL 63, HOFSTRA 56 HOFSTRA SEASON RECORDS: 9-4, 1-1 CAA PLACE IN CAA STANDINGS: tied for 3rd JENKINS SEASON AVERAGES: 18.3 pts, 5.2 reb, 4.1 ast, 3.5 to —————...
Are You Pro-Choice (When It Comes to Education) (11.24.08) by Anthony
January 01, 2009 06:10 PM | 5022 views | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
As Catholic schools close their doors due to a lack of funding, public schools get crowded. Watch any debate on public education, and two issues stand out; a strong contract for educators and overc...
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Alexei Kudrin gestures during a news conference in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. Alexei Kudrin, Russia’s finance minister in 2000-2011, has predicted a major economic crisis in Russia next year even if the prices on oil, the backbone of the Russian economy, go up. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has bailed out a mid-sized bank for about $500 million to save it from bankruptcy— a clear sign that the slide in the value of the ruble in the wake of sliding oil prices is straining the banking system.


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Kurdistan Iraqi regional government President Massoud Barzani arrives to support Kurdish forces as they head to battle Islamic State militants, on the summit of Mount Sinjar, in the town of Sinjar, Iraq, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. Iraqi Kurdish fighters pushed their way Sunday into the town of Sinjar, backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes against Islamic State militants who captured the town last summer. Loud explosions and intense gunbattles were heard from inside the town. Barzani vowed to crush the Islamic State group as fighting rages in Sinjar. (AP Photo/Zana Ahmed)MOUNT SINJAR, Iraq (AP) — Kurdish fighters in Iraq pushed deeper Monday into the town of Sinjar, held by the Islamic State group, but are facing stiff resistance from the Sunni militants who captured it in August.


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Beji Caid Essebsi, Nidaa Tounes party leader, gestures outside the party headquarters in TunisTUNIS (Reuters) - Veteran politician Beji Caid Essebsi won Tunisia's first free presidential election, beating rival and incumbent Moncef Marzouki with 55.68 percent of the vote against 44.32 percent, official results showed on Monday. The ballot marked the final step in Tunisia's transition to democracy after an uprising that ousted autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali in 2011 and inspired the Arab Spring revolts across North Africa and the Middle East. ...


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