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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 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 | 34 34 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...
Roll with Queens Council on the Arts! Come to the Casino Caliente!
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) is turning 50 in 2016, but we are kicking off the festivities a year early! Save yourself a plane ticket and join QCA for a hot night in Havana,Cuba right here in L...
Wage and Hour Regulation Pitfalls
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 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 | 116 116 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 | 138 138 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 | 126 126 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 | 134 134 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 | 181 181 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 | 255 255 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...

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SJU says goodbye to ten seniors
It made sense that St. John’s best regular season in more than a decade was capped with a Senior Night unlike any most people had ever seen. "It was touching for us because the fans stuck with us f...
Mar 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Peacocks defense too much for Iona
Gaels fall to St. Peter's in MAAC championship match
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CYO girls Basketball Championship Results
PEE WEE OUR LADY OF THE SNOWS, FLORAL PARK 13 OUR LADY QUEEN OF MARTYRS, FOREST HILLS 10 NOVICE ST FRANCIS DE SALES, BELLE HARBOR 24 OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL, GREENPOINT 10 BANTAM ST ADALBERT, ELMH...
Mar 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John's great to enter collegiate hall of fame
In a year when head coach Steve Lavin and the Red Storm men’s basketball team have revitalized the St. John’s storied program, it is only fitting that the most-decorated player in school history, C...
Mar 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU keeps rolling with another win over ranked opponent
Take down #15 Villanova in Philly showdown
Mar 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU dominates, clinches conference title with win
The Long Island University men’s basketball team had six players in double-figures and ran away from Mount St. Mary’s, 84-64, to clinch the Northeast Conference regular-season title on Saturday nig...
Feb 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU off to early lead, but lose in extra innings
St. John’s used a six-run third inning to grab an early six-run lead, but was held scoreless for the next eight innings as Ohio State rallied to win, 8-7, in 11 innings. Jeremy Baltz was 4-for-5 wi...
Feb 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC streetball legend passes
Troy “Escalade” Jackson, who was named one of the 50 greatest playground legends by Slam Magazine, passed away in his sleep Sunday morning. Brother to NBA Veteran Mark Jackson, Jackson, who stood a...
Feb 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU downs Pitt in nail-biter at Garden
Another big win has Red Storm thinking NCAA tourney
Feb 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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ANGLE OF THE WEEK: Shovel-Board?
While most throughout the area were commencing their Super Bowl celebrations late Sunday, at Middle Village's Juniper Valley Park these die-hard shuffle-boarders were availing themselves of the dec...
Feb 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hardy named Big East Player of the Week
St. John’s senior guard Dwight Hardy was named Big East Player of the Week for the second time this season, as announced by the conference on Monday. Hardy led St. John’s to wins over then-No. 10 C...
Feb 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU prevails in “Battle of Brooklyn”
Sophomore C.J. Garner went the length of the court in the final 7.3 seconds and hit a running jumper just before the final horn to lift the Long Island University men’s basketball team past St. Fra...
Feb 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John's continues to take down the big boys
Snag fourth win against a top 13 team with UConn victory
Feb 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU holds on to 1st place with victory
The Long Island University men’s basketball team had five players in double-figures and shot 51.7 percent after halftime to maintain its hold on first-place in the Northeast Conference and down pre...
Feb 09, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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UCLA gets the better of Red Storm
Dwight Hardy scored a career-high 32 points, but was the lone St. John’s player in double-figures as UCLA shot 48.6 percent from the field and benefitted from a 41-7 advantage in free throw attempt...
Feb 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ducks in cages are seen at a duck farm in NaffertonLONDON (Reuters) - Britain on Sunday lifted restrictions on the movement of poultry in a six-mile (9.7-km) zone around a duck farm in northern England where the highly contagious H5N8 bird flu strain was found last month. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) said in a statement that all restrictions, including those covering the storage, transport and sourcing of meat products, had been lifted. ...


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A man walks past election posters of presidential candidates in TunisBy Tarek Amara TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisians voted on Sunday in a presidential run-off election that completes the country's transition to full democracy nearly four years after an uprising which ousted autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali. With a new progressive constitution and a full parliament elected in October, Tunisia is hailed as an example of democratic change for a region still struggling with the aftermath of the 2011 Arab Spring revolts. ...


2014-12-21 04:45:16 -0500

Tunisian man casts his ballot in the capital TunisTUNIS (Reuters) - One gunman was killed by Tunisian troops and three others arrested after they attacked a voting station late on Saturday, hours before polls opened for a presidential run-off, a defence ministry official said on Sunday. The gunmen opened fire from a car on a polling station in the central Kairouan governate, and troops shot back in response, the official said, without giving any more details. ...


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