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Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 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 | 43 43 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 | 45 45 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 | 55 55 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 | 62 62 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 | 71 71 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 | 122 122 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 | 102 102 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 | 100 100 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 | 129 129 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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Historic park space is brought back to life
Parks Department selects bidder for Ederle Terrace concessions
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Pol announces legislation banning illegal clothing bins
Residents being tricked into “donating” old clothes and shoes
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NYPD welcomes class of 944 new police recruits at Queens College
A Queens College auditorium was filled with men and women in uniform, as a class of 944 police recruits were sworn in last week by Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner William Bratton. “You a...
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Upon relesae, activist vows to fight for prison inmates
Cecily McMillian, an Occupy Wall Street activist, was released from prison this past Monday after serving 90 days at Rikers Island for assaulting a police officer. According to the charges, McMilli...
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QCA Art Fund seeks new works to enrich borough's culture
The Queens Council of the Arts’ annual Art Fund grant process is now under way. The distribution of the fund is the guiding purpose of the QCA, explained Managing Director Lynn Lobell. “A lot of th...
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Community fights to save neighborhood bank
Pol looks to make it tougher for banks to close
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Cask 15: The “new cool” in College Point
Although College Point has not yet had its breakout as a “trendy” area, Latin American-themed restaurant and bar Cask 15 has the potential to change that. Located on busy College Point Blvd., which...
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QCP celebrates 65 years at Terrace on the Park
Though Queens Centers for Progress turned 65 years old this year, the disability services company is nowhere near ready to retire. At its anniversary gala at the Terrace on the Park in Flushing Mea...
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Council adopts citywide municipal ID program
Pols worry about stigma and safety of the cards
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School rolls out new tech application for disabled students
In many schools, the only computers equipped for use by students with physical disabilities are found in separate labs from where most students congregate, surf the net and study. PS811Q in Queens ...
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The culture – and conflict - of Afghanistan on display at QCC
Robert Nickelsberg was first contracted by Time Magazine to photograph the turmoil in Afghanistan beginning back in 1988, and his journey eventually led into several decades of photography and expl...
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Let there be light at Glen Oaks Oval
Pol allocates $400,000 to illuminate park’s south side
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Remembering P.S. 41 teacher Mrs. Geri Cilmi
Bayside renames 214th Lane in honor of former teacher
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Legislature passes Queens Library Reform Bill
Awaits signature from Governor Cuomo to become law
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USTA searches for new ball persons for 2014 Open
The U.S. Tennis Association hosted ball person tryouts on June 19 for the 2014 US Open. Over 100 boys and girls over the age of 14 from New York City and its surrounding suburbs lined up in the Bil...
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The Greek election result is not a defeat of austerity but a defeat of failed economic plans and should act as a reminder to Britain that it needs to stick to what it is doing, finance minister George Osborne said on Monday. Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipras and his Syriza party swept to victory in a snap election on Sunday, promising that five years of austerity, "humiliation and suffering" imposed by international creditors were over. "People get tired of economic failure, they tired of rising unemployment ... what you see is not a defeat of austerity, it is a defeat of economic plans that don't work and in Britain we have got an economic plan that is working," Osborne told BBC radio.
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By Lovasoa Rabary ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) - Madagascar's president announced the replacement of eight ministers late on Sunday, including a new finance minister, after the government was dissolved earlier this month amid mounting public frustration over power cuts and other issues. Air force commander and businessman Jean Ravelonarivo was last week sworn in as the new premier. While 22 ministers, including the minister of mining and petroleum, will keep their jobs, there were shake-ups in the ministries of health, culture, trade and the environment. Maurice Gervais Rakotoarimanana, an accountant who has worked with the World Bank, will be the next minister of finance and budget.
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FILE - In this June 4, 2013 file photo, Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes sits in court in Centennial, Colo. Holmes is accused of killing 12 people and injuring 70 others in the suburban Denver movie theater in 2012, and faces a possible death penalty sentence if convicted. The process of finding “death qualified” jurors slowed down jury selection. In Holmes' case, an unprecedented 9,000 jury summonses were mailed, and as of Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, 210 prospective jurors had been excused over four days. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, Andy Cross, Pool, File)CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case say they are concerned about letting too many potential jurors go as jury selection enters its second week.


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