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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 38 38 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 | 84 84 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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Florida State knocks off St. John’s Women’s Basketball in NCAA Tournament Second Round
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP-March. 22, 2010) – Shenneika Smith scored 10 points to break St. John’s rookie scoring record and three other players reached double figures in scoring as the No. 6-seed Red S...
Mar 24, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s fires Norm Roberts after six seasons
Angry St. John’s fans can stop shaking their fists, the head coach is gone.
Mar 24, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christ the King outlasts Bishop Loughin 81-78 in Triple Overtime Classic, wins CHSAA Intersectionals
For the Royals, who fell in the Intersectional title game last year to Rice, the victory was even sweeter.
Mar 15, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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CYO Ragazzo Track Meet Runs Through Brooklyn
Over the weekend family and friends filled the ARC Wellness and Recreation Center in Brooklyn for the annual CYO Ragazzo track meet. The gym was filled with youngsters who were beaming from ear to ...
Mar 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John's crushes Connecticut Huskies 73-51 in Big East Tournament Opening Round
A team effort by St. John’s dominated the court and sent the Huskies packing, ending their Big East tournament run and a chance for an at-large bid into the NCAA tournament. Despite facing an oppon...
Mar 10, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elmcor's Lou Benson touches lives in and out of the ring
February 23rd's Daily News Golden Gloves event at Elmcor Recreation Center in Queens was filled with family, friends and fans of the fighters. As people filed through the gym, many stopped to shake...
Mar 05, 2010 | 8 8 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christ the King Royals rally to defeat Bishop Loughlin 66-61, claim second consecutive CHSAA Brooklyn/Queens Championship
JayVaughn Pinkston might have received top billing heading into the CHSAA Brooklyn/Queens Championship game, but Corey Edwards finished on top. Edwards scored 14 points, including the go-ahead bask...
Mar 05, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth's John Sikiric has jersey number retired by Queens College
Sikiric, who played for Queens from 2001-05, led the Knights to the 2004-05 New York Collegiate Athletic Conference championship.
Mar 05, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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CYO Girls' Basketball Championship Photos
The CYO's girl's championships were held this past sunday at St. John's Prep and Martin Luther High School, and there was plenty of championship hardware to go around. Click the slideshow the view ...
Feb 25, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joseph's Men's & Women's Basketball Teams Win Hudson Valley Athletic Conference Championships
St. Joseph's (Women) 56, Albany Pharmacy 53 With 0:33 left and St. Joseph’s trailing by one, Ashley McQuillan (Brooklyn, NY/St. Francis Prep) hit two free throws to put the Lady Bears up for good l...
Feb 25, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Sebastian Boys Swimming Rules the Pool
Congratulations to the boys on their undefeated season! They worked hard and it paid off. During the boys dual meet season, they won all of their meets against the teams in Queens. They then had a ...
Feb 25, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Caleb Williamson: One to Watch
Williamson is a 14-year-old rising star on the tennis court
Feb 17, 2010 | 2 2 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hillcrest High School tennis team gearing up for another PSAL championship run
HILLCREST H.S. WINNING TENNIS TEAM PREPARING FOR 2010 SEASON: In 2009 the Hillcrest H.S. Tennis played in the PSAL Division “B” Finals. With 6 of the 7 players returning this year the team has been...
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Angle of the Week: Golden Gloves Invade Brookyln
Shirrod Victoria from Universal BC throws a punch at Femi Guri from John's Gym during a Daily News Golden Gloves match Friday at the Ridgewood Masonic Temple in Bushwick. Victoria won the match by ...
Feb 17, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marcel Esonwune: Athlete of the Week
Esonwune just completed a week that was off the charts.
Feb 17, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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File photo of a security guard standing at the entrance of United Artists theater during the premiere of the film "The Interview" in Los AngelesBy Jack Kim and Steve Holland SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea has said U.S. accusations that it was involved in a cyberattack on Sony Pictures were "groundless slander," and that it wanted a joint investigation into the incident with the United States. The United States stands by its assertion that North Korea was to blame, a White House National Security Council (NSC) spokesman said on Saturday, in response to the remarks. U.S. ...


2014-12-21 05:33:37 -0500

In this photo taken on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, engineers work in a control room in the Dozhd's studio-apartment in Moscow, Russia .Russia’s only independent TV channel, Dozhd, faced all sorts of pressure this year and while the government was careful not to shut it down, a Kremlin-instigated smear campaign is causing a slow demise of this rare independent broadcaster. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)MOSCOW (AP) — Among the five TV journalists interviewing Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, the odd one out was easy to spot. Mikhail Zygar's questions were sharper than those of the others, who headed back to spacious television studios while Zygar broadcast his piece from a Moscow living room.


2014-12-21 05:28:38 -0500

A worker leaves the factory for one of the final shifts at the Ford assembly plant in GenkBy Robin Emmott and Robert-Jan Bartunek GENK, Belgium (Reuters) - In the heart of western Europe, the Belgian-Dutch-German rust belt has been dealt another blow. Two car plants closed this month as companies sought cheaper labor elsewhere, the final chapter of a manufacturing boom that began when coal mines fuelling Europe's industrialization shut in the 1960s. Now the region straddling three borders is trying to reinvent itself. A 315 billion euro EU investment plan, announced on Thursday, is the latest potential help. ...


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