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Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 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 | 46 46 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
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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 | 58 58 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 | 65 65 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 | 75 75 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 | 125 125 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 | 106 106 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 | 103 103 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 | 133 133 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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Health officials brief Katz on Ebola virus
Beep expresses concerns about safety measures in schools
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Queens cops attacked by man with a hatchet
Struck two officers before being killed
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Queens Botanical Garden holds annual Harvest Festival
Families flocked to the Queens Botanical Garden in Flushing on Sunday for the annual Harvest Fest. As children got their faces painted, explored the mini corn maze, enjoyed animals at the petting z...
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Cuomo announces competition to overhaul area airports
Vice President Biden praises the aggressive plan
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Residents say businesses have taken over the sidewalk
Use College Point street, walkway to store materials
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Transit Wireless expands WiFi to 40 subway stations
Forty subway stations in both Queens and Manhattan went online last week with the expansion of Transit Wireless WiFi services. Now 29 new Queens subway stations – and 11 in Manhattan - will see bot...
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EXCLUSIVE: Comptroller discusses audit of City's charter schools
Parents outraged over approval of 17 new charter schools
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City lowers speed limit to 25 mph in “historic” change
Police will start enforcing new regulations on Nov. 7
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Queens native Lauren Schwartzberg crowned Miss New York Teen
Winner says pageants have 'changed her life'
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Congress members form caucus to address airplane noise
Quiet Skies Caucus includes members from across country
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Fine Italian dining on the menu at Vivaldi's
In 1919, actor Rudolph Valentino was at the top of his game, so he built himself a mansion in Bayside. Twenty years later, Fiorello LaGuardia took the property on as a summer retreat in the midst o...
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FArina announces new public school evaluation system
New framework ditches letter grade, looks at whole picture
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Stringer: Galante living large on library funds
Accused of spending library funds on elaborate dinners, concert tickets
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TOP HIGHS SCHOOLS 2014
We give you the best schools in the city and tips on getting in.
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Douglaston officially opens new Village Plaza
LDC hopes plaza can attract more businesses
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A man fills up his car at a petrol station in RomeBy Barani Krishnan NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices jumped as much 3 percent on Tuesday as a weaker dollar propped up commodities priced in the currency, prompting short-covering in a market that has sold off with little pause over the past seven months. An updated Reuters poll showed U.S. crude inventories rose 4.1 million barrels, on average, in the week to Jan. 23. The American Petroleum Institute (API), an industry group, will release its weekly inventory report at 2130 GMT. "Given the expectations in supply, it's kind of surprising to see the market pop this much today," said Andrew Lipow, president at Lipow Oil Associates in Texas.


2015-01-27 15:43:48 -0500

Survivors walk under the sign saying "Work makes you free" after paying tribute to fallen comrades at the former Auschwitz concentration camp in Oswiecim, Poland, on January 27, 2015For what may be the last time, elderly Holocaust survivors returned to the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp 70 years after its liberation Tuesday, to urge the world never to forget one of history's worst atrocities. Around 300 survivors, some wearing scarves in the blue-and-white stripes of their death camp uniforms, joined world leaders for an emotional memorial at the epicentre of the Nazi genocide of Jews. The commemoration at the cold and austere camp, which was blanketed in snow, comes amid concern over a resurgence in anti-Semitism in France, Germany and other parts of Europe. "We do not want our past to be our children's future," said survivor Roman Kent, 86, his voice breaking with emotion.


2015-01-27 15:38:21 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Oppenheimer & Co. is paying $20 million in civil settlements with U.S. regulators who accused the investment firm of improper sales of penny stocks and inadequate controls against money laundering.
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