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Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 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 | 45 45 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 | 47 47 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 | 57 57 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 | 64 64 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 | 74 74 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 | 124 124 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 | 105 105 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 | 102 102 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 | 132 132 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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CUNY Law School makes move to LIC
Come Summer 2012, prospective and current students at the CUNY School of Law will be studying and carrying out mock trials within the glass-enclosed structure at 2 Court Square in Long Island City ...
Jul 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Private developer process at St. Albans VA Hospital canceled
Succumbing to the local veterans community and congressional pressure, the Veterans Administration (VA) cancelled the private developer process at the St. Albans Community Living Center last Thursd...
Jun 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Girl Attacked in Flushing
8-year-old sexually assaulted
Jun 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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AT&T prez: merger will be seamless
Alleviates fears about pending buyout of T-Mobile
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City sued to the tune of $500M per year
The city paid out less in fiscal year 2010, but taxpayers still footed the bill for over half-billion dollars in lost lawsuit against the City of New York. A report completed by Comptroller John Li...
Jun 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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For cancer survivors, life a cause for celebration
Annual NYHQ event honors those who beat the disease
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NE Queens pols want to ban smoking & driving with young kids
A New York City politician wants to keep you from smoking in your vehicle, at least while your driving with your kids. Legislation proposed by Assemblyman David Weprin and sponsored by State Senato...
Jun 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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PS 116 gets a new playground
The students of P.S. 116 in Jamaica helped transform their school's once vacant 1.3-acre lot into an oasis full of fun and activities. The lot, unusually large for a New York City public school, wa...
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Seth Pinsky talks business at Queens College
New York City Economic Development Corporation president Seth Pinsky met with local business leaders in Queens last Friday, June 10, to discuss the future of New York City’s economy and how the NYC...
Jun 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flushing store owners mixed on English signage bill
Would require multi-lingual store sign changes
Jun 07, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Autism agency creates thrift store to raise funds for programs
It is an idea that is beneficial for all involved. Tender Care Human Services (TCHS), an autism agency based in Jamaica, has created a thrift store in efforts to keep their music and art therapy pr...
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Honoring a 9/11 hero’s dream
Queens College graduating senior Anam Ahmed (left) greets the media with Talat Hamdani (center), mother of deceased 9/11 hero and Queens College alumnus Mohammed Salman (“Sal”) Hamdani, shortly aft...
May 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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College Point holds annual Memorial Day Parade
Scenes from the 2011 College Point Memorial Day Parade.
May 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scenes from the Little Neck/Douglaston Memorial Day Parade
The Little Neck/Douglaston Memorial Day Parade was held on Monday, May 30.
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A block of wood, a work of art
Diane Lieberman has always been creative. She weaves baskets, makes her own jewelry and has even created and painted the designs on a few stained glass windows in her Fresh Meadows home. But she do...
May 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joe Kaeser, CEO of German industrial conglomerate Siemens, briefs the media during a news conference prior to the annual shareholder meeting in Munich, Germany, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. Industrial machinery maker Siemens AG said net profit fell 25 percent in its most recent quarter as revalued financial derivatives and lower earnings at its key power and gas business weighed on the bottom line. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Industrial machinery maker Siemens AG says net profit fell 25 percent in its most recent quarter as lower earnings at its key power and gas business weighed on the bottom line.


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File-This April 9, 2012, file photo shows Instagram being demonstrated on an iPhone in New York. Social media websites Facebook and Instagram have stopped working Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. The problem is affecting users in Australia but also in other countries including the United States. (AP Photo/Karly Domb Sadof, File)SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Facebook said it suffered a self-inflicted outage lasting an hour on Tuesday that made its site inaccessible to users worldwide.


2015-01-27 05:06:39 -0500
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek economist and outspoken bailout critic says in a blog post that he will be sworn in as finance minister under the country's new left-wing government.
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