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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 39 39 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 | 35 35 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 | 86 86 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 | 122 122 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 | 144 144 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 | 132 132 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 | 140 140 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 | 188 188 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 | 262 262 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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Commentary: How Agents Are Ruining Baseball
Professional sports has become agent-ized. What I mean by that is that agents have had a negative effect on baseball, and it came to a head last week with the Yankees and longtime catcher Jorge Pos...
May 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Auburndale Soccer Club is Italy bound
A group of teenage soccer players from Queens will be representing the nation at a tournament in Europe this month. An all-star group of players from the Auburndale Soccer Club will be traveling to...
May 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Leave Derek Jeter alone
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For Hope Reichbach
Editor's Note: Hope Reichbach was an aide to North Brooklyn Councilman Stephen Levin who died suddenly on 28. She was also an avid boxer at Brooklyn's Gleason's Gym, and the following was written b...
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Bayside Little League Roundup
American Office Interiors vs. M&G Pizza American Office Interiors vs. JC Security American Office Interiors remains undefeated, winning two games last week. On Tuesday, Michael Wegimont led off wit...
May 03, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Opening Day for Greenpoint Little League
The Greenpoint Little League kicked off its 60th season this past Saturday with a parade down Vandervoort Avenue before the league’s opening day games. Founded in 1951, the league has 20 teams for ...
May 03, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYJTL kicks off 40th season
Former Mayor David Dinkins and NYJTL President and CEO Deborah MacFarlane Antoine presented awards at The New York Junior Tennis League’s (NYJTL) Spring Kickoff Celebration on Wednesday, April 27, ...
May 03, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mets get ‘A’ for Effort, ‘F’ for Fifth Place
ON THE METS
May 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baseball magazine honors baseball's brightest
metroBASEBALL recognizes people who still make game great
Apr 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mets must come together before they are pulled apart
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Bayside Little League Roundup
World of Discovery vs. Three of Cups Alley Pond Field proved to be the site of both hitting and pitching. Elias Andriopoulos took the mound for Three of Cups and went 2 2/3 innings allowing 3 runs....
Apr 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Poor Pitching Leads to Slow Start
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Bayside Little League Roundup
Flushing Christian School vs. RDS Industries It was a real pitchers' duel that ended in a 0-0 tie after seven innings. For Flushing Christian School, the ace of their staff, Savvas Papadopoulos, pi...
Apr 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Automotive football team honors past, looks forward to future
On Saturday, the Automotive High School football team held it's annual awards banquet at Red Star Bar in Greenpoint. The team finished a 5-5 season and was honoring its many seniors. Now, if the id...
Apr 19, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mets fall in home opener
Photos by Michael O'Kane The New York Mets officially opened the season at Citi Field last Friday afternoon, taking on the Washington Nationals in the team's home opener. Despite a 6-2 loss, the ex...
Apr 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Policemen collect evidence on December 21, 2014 in Dijon on the site where a driver shouting "Allahu Akbar" ploughed into a crowdA driver shouting "Allahu Akbar" ("God is greatest") ploughed into pedestrians in eastern France on Sunday, injuring 11 of them, just a day after a man yelling the same words was killed in an attack on police officers. Two of the people injured in the car attack in the city of Dijon were in a serious condition, a police source said, adding that the driver had been arrested. Witnesses told police that the driver shouted "Allahu Akbar" and "that he was acting for the children of Palestine", a source close to the investigation said. Prime Minister Manuel Valls took to Twitter to express "solidarity" with those injured in the attack.


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NYPD Officers ShotNEW YORK (AP) — The gunman who fatally ambushed two New York City police officers in their squad car had a long criminal record, a hatred for police and the government and an apparent history of mental instability that included an attempt to hang himself a year ago, authorities said Sunday.


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Duke's Eilzabeth Williams (1) pulls down a rebound against Kentucky's Alyssa Rice during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 in Durham, N.C. (AP Photo/Ellen Ozier)DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — No. 13 Duke finally figured out how to finish off a Top 10 team: Build a big lead, and don't let up.


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