blog roll
our featured bloggers
Do You Make These Mistakes When You Are Writing A Grant?
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Back by popular demand! Queens Council on the Arts Presents Grant Writing Plus. The spring session of this two-part grant writing workshop brings a close to QCA’s Build Your Own Business (BYOB) wor...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: April 2014
Apr 10, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
April 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of home sales remained sluggish in March according to the most recent data released by the Long Island Board of Realtors. A combination of higher prices...
A meetup that gets results, NOT just motivates then deflates
Apr 08, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
Join Networking For Prosperity & Adventure , a different kind of meetup that shows you the HOW to, not just the fluff of getting you excited in order to set you up for failure. Let's face it, in th...
The Tenor, A Novel by Peter Danish, revisits Maria Callas wartime years
Apr 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
     THE TENOR A novel by Peter Danish Based partially on a true episode of Maria Callas’ life, The Tenor is the riveting story of a young Italian man with   a spectacular knack for music and a voi...
Networking for Prosperity & Adventure Meetup in NYC April 9 7PM till 10PM
Apr 02, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 191 191 recommendations | email to a friend
We offer powerful tools in the financial development of individual growth & self development growth.
Networking for Prosperity & Adventure Meetup in NYC April 9 7PM till 10PM
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 156 156 recommendations | email to a friend
Shirley who is a part time employed, motivated leader who is working on a few business ventures in order to be a full time entrepreneur. In spite of many obstacles she is currently working on many ...
What is a retaliation claim and why are they so popular?
Mar 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 208 208 recommendations | email to a friend
According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), in 2012, 38 percent of all EEOC claims were for retaliation. The reason retaliation claims have become so popular in recent yea...
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny!
Mar 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 228 228 recommendations | email to a friend
St. Stan's Mothers' Club is proud to announce our first BREAKFAST WITH THE EASTER BUNNY! Sunday, April 6th  9AM-12PM $10.00 Per Child 61-17 Grand Avenue, Maspeth
National Labor Relations Board finds employee’s Facebook posts not protected
Mar 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 264 264 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans In recent years, thousands of companies have felt the impact of a slumped economy, increased costs and regulations.  These conditions have forced employers to cut costs, red...
Queens Artists Slam at 3rd Space!
Mar 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens Council on the Arts’ 3rd Space presents a Queens Artists Slam . Come join us as young emergingQueens artists across a range of disciplines come together to share new work and works-in-progre...

more blogs

opinion
A fairer approach to policing NYC
IN OUR OPINION
Feb 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Rais a glass to new breweries
STRICTLY STASI
Feb 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Schools are bad, but now what?
STRICTLY STASI
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
City needs new tolos to battle garbage
IN OUR OPINION
Jan 29, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
De Blasio needs to focus on a living wage
IN OUR OPINION
Jan 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Granite State Bound?
STRICTLY STASI
Jan 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Next Stop, Lower Manhattan
STRICTLY STASI
Jan 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Big expectations for Katz
IN OUR OPINION
Jan 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Police Commish Job a Different Beast Than It Was in '93
The last time William Bratton was police commissioner, he came in with Rudolph Giuliani on a mission to better address decades of heightening crime. Bratton and Giuliani ushered in an approach ofte...
Jan 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
If You're Waiting for This Train, You'll Be Waiting a Long Time
No one should make any plans to wait for a train to arrive at any new station along the old Rockaway Beach Long Island Rail Road branch that ran from Rego Park to Ozone Park and further south to th...
Jan 08, 2014 | 9 9 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Don't punish the jobseekers
What ever happened to targeting zero percent unemployment? Today, that is nothing more than faded wishful ambition set forth in the Full Employment and Balanced Growth Act of 1978 and now a biparti...
Jan 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
The Pre-K Tax Plan
The tax hike proposal that was supposed to sink mayor-elect Bill de Blasio’s campaign is now front and center as he prepares for his inaugural address. For the new mayor, a single issue does not de...
Dec 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Ferries the answer for transit-starved waterfront
The ferry service along the Brooklyn and Queens waterfront has become more of a crucial link for commuters as development and population has exponentially grown in recent years. With the anticipati...
Dec 31, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
E-cigarettes latest – and likely last – item on Bloomberg’s agenda
IN OUR OPINION
Dec 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Not Right On, Target
STRICTLY STASI
Dec 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2012 file photo, a Delta Air Lines airplane is parked at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. Delta reports quarterly earnings on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren File)DALLAS (AP) — Delta Air Lines Inc. is making more money by filling more seats on its planes and paying a bit less for fuel.


2014-04-23 08:45:27 -0400

A money changer holds a stack of U.S. dollars at Kabul's largest money marketBy Jeremy Laurence and Mirwais Harooni KABUL (Reuters) - A $375 million hole in the Afghan budget is threatening public projects and civil servants' salaries, officials say, putting the aid-dependent economy under stress just as Afghanistan awaits a new leader and foreign troops prepare to go home. U.S., U.N. and Afghan finance ministry officials have discussed ways to resolve what they say has become a critical situation for the budget, with civil projects most at risk as international assistance starts to taper off. "If the political situation of the country does not become normal and businesses do not start again soon this problem will become even more worrying," Alhaj Muhammad Aqa, director general of the treasury at the finance ministry, told Reuters on Wednesday. "We will not only face problems in paying salaries of employees but we will have difficulties in other issues too." Funding for security will not be affected, as costs are met by foreign governments which recognize that any chance of stability in Afghanistan rests on quelling the Taliban insurgency.


2014-04-23 08:44:58 -0400

A 787 Dreamliner being built for India Air is pictured at South Carolina Boeing final assembly building in North Charleston(Reuters) - Rising jet production helped Boeing Co post a 14 percent rise in adjusted net profit in the first quarter, beating estimates, and the company notched up its full-year forecast. On a non-adjusted basis, however, Boeing's profit slid 13 percent to $965 million, or $1.28 per share, down from $1.11 billion, or $1.44 per share, a year earlier, the company reported on Wednesday. Core earnings, which exclude some pension and other costs, rose to $1.76 per share from $1.73 a year ago. The increase reflects a tax settlement gain to be taken in the second quarter, and Boeing left 2014 forecasts for revenue, operating cash flow and deliveries unchanged.


2014-04-23 08:34:33 -0400