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Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 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 | 43 43 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
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 55 55 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 | 62 62 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 | 71 71 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 | 122 122 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 | 102 102 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 | 99 99 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 | 129 129 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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Family of hit-and-run victim reaches out for help
Woman hit from behind on Myrtle Ave in Glendale
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Myrtle BID hosts annual Fall Street Festival
The Myrtle Avenue Business Improvement District hosted its annual Fall Street Festival this past Sunday on Myrtle Avenue from Decatur Street to Wyckoff Avenue. The day included entertinament from J...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (9/1/14-9/14/14)
Monday, Sept. 1 Nancy Fernandez was arrested at 65-09 Myrtle Avenue for third-degree assault by Officer Prizeman. Eduardo Jaanu was arrested at 1657 Stephen Street for aggravated harassment by Offi...
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Kiwanis celebrates another year, looks forward
September marks the end of another year of fundraising efforts by the New York District Kiwanis International, and the organization’s governor Joe Aiello was the center of the celebration. Kiwanis ...
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Queens Quiet Skies to host rally protesting plane noise
Event will take place on Sunday in Cunningham Park
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Glendale remembers 9/11 at annual ceremony
Community honors 43 who lost their lives 13 years ago
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Despite DOE disinterest, push for school at shelter site continues
Although the Department of Education (DOE) recently said they have no interest in building a school complex at the site of a proposed homeless shelter on Cooper Avenue in Glendale, a push towards a...
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City reconsiders decommissioning Ridgewood Reservoir
Following a concerted effort from dozens of elected officials, concerned residents and activists, the city is now reconsidering a $6 million plan that would decommission the Ridgewood Reservoir. In...
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VVA Chapter 32 hosts annual picnic for homeless vets
Queens Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 32 held its 19th annual Labor Day picnic for homeless, elderly and disabled veterans on Sunday, demonstrating the organization’s founding principle that “...
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Glendale residents worry about consequences of homeless shelter
DOE not interested in site, DHS calls for new dialogue
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De Blasio responds to comptroller’s UPK rollout concerns
Stringer: 70 percent of new contracts not received
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/25/14-8/31/14)
Monday, Aug. 25 Jonette Munoz was arrested at 1717 Centre Street for driving while intoxicated by Officer Ziman. Joselito Ramones was arrested at the intersection of 69th Street and Grand Avenue fo...
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CB5 to vote on school at proposed shelter site
After the School Construction Authority (SCA) recently showed a revived interested in developing on the proposed site of a new transitional housing facility on Cooper Avenue in Glendale, Community ...
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Drake and Lil Wayne battle in Queens
It was a Tuesday night, and in the quiet neighborhood of Forest Hills Gardens the earthshaking, body-rumbling bass rang through the streets. Inside the West Side Tennis Club's historic stadium, Lil...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/18/14-8/24/14)
Monday, Aug. 18 Paul Alvarez was arrested at the intersection of Cypress Avenue and George Street for aggravated unlicensed operator by Officer Sullivan. Rachel Watford was arrested at 60-11 75th A...
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Protesters hold posters against Houthi Shiite rebels who hold the capital, Sanna, amid a power vacuum as they hold a demonstration in Sanaa on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. Some 20,000 marched Saturday across the capital, where demonstrators converged on the house of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, who resigned Thursday along with his Cabinet. Arabic writing on the banner at right reads, "Militias do not build a country." (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama defended his counterterrorism strategy in tumultuous Yemen Sunday, saying efforts to root out a dangerous al-Qaida affiliate there would not be affected by the political vacuum in the country.


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Alexis Tsipras greets supporters in Athens following victory in Greece's electionAthens (AFP) - 00:03 GMT - 90% counted - With 90 percent of votes counted, according to the Interior Ministry, Syriza are stuck on a predicted tally of 149 seats, from 36.32 percent share of the vote.


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Robert Redford, founder of the Sundance Institute, addresses the audience at the premiere of the documentary film "What Happened, Miss Simone?," on the opening night of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — "Once (Sundance) started to click and move, ... more and more people came. Pretty soon, I could see that it was becoming, for a lot of people, the place to be at this time and that brought in all ...the ambush marketers who couldn't care less about film, who couldn't care less about Sundance. What was upsetting to me at a certain point was the media — the outside media was beginning to look at the festival and they assumed we were selling out because all these marketers were there which had nothing to do with us. ... You can't get rid of them and that's OK, but as long as we can maintain who we are and have that come through it's all that matters to me."


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