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Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 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 | 44 44 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 | 46 46 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 | 56 56 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 | 63 63 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 | 73 73 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 | 123 123 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 | 104 104 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 | 101 101 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 | 130 130 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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It's Time! INCOME TAX SEASON-WHAT YOU SHOULD DO! by vinny
January 29, 2013 03:18 PM | 829 views | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Well it is that time of season once again to do your dreaded taxes. However, you can have your taxes completed with the new changes set forth recently by an experienced TAX PREPARER. Whether you li...
Record cold Temperatures...January 23rd & News by vinny
January 23, 2013 07:48 AM | 730 views | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Dress warm today! Good news it is 53 days to St. Patrick day.  Interview with 33 year Real Estate Broker,Jim Turano & he says with this kind of Weather, for decades buyers have the advantage to pur...
Vincent Martello - Eagle Scout by Drew
January 16, 2013 03:01 PM | 8847 views | 0 0 comments | 178 178 recommendations | email to a friend
This week I am writing about an Eagle Scout from Middle Village, Queens NY. Vincent Martello, 18, attained the prestigious title of Eagle Scout, receiving his final badge with the Boy Scouts of Ame...
TIME TO CLEAN UP-DOG GROOMING BUSINESS IS LUCRATIVE! by vinny
January 16, 2013 08:30 AM | 1036 views | 4 4 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
AN ARTICLE TODAY IN 'AMERICAN TOWNS.COM IS REFRESHING DURING THESE HARD ECONOMIC TIMES. THERE IS STILL BIG OPPORTUNITIES OUT THERE, AND HERE IS ONE UNBELIEVABLE ONE! MIDDLE VILLAGE BUSINESS AND PRO...
HELPFUL 2013 TIPS FOR ALL LANDLORDS by jimmy
January 15, 2013 08:05 AM | 618 views | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
With 33 years of experience in Real Estate and serving Glendale, Middle Village, Maspeth & Ridgewood areas, here is a must read article for all Landlords. http://www.trulia.com/blog/jim_26/2013/01/...
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U.S. financial markets sought to do business as usual on Monday even though a potentially historic blizzard might dump up to 3 feet (90 cm) of snow on the East Coast and disrupt travel for tens of millions of people. The New York Stock Exchange said it currently plans to stay open for normal operating hours Monday and Tuesday, a NYSE spokesman said. Meanwhile, the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, which represents U.S. bond dealers and investors, said the domestic fixed income market will stick to its regular trading hours Monday and Tuesday, a SIFMA spokeswoman said. I don’t suspect it will be an issue at all," said Ken Polcari, director of the NYSE floor division at O’Neil Securities in New York.
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Edward Norton, left, and Michael Keaton accept the award for outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture for “Birdman” on stage at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision/AP)Oscar hopes for "Birdman" got an enormous updraft over the weekend with big wins from the acting and producing guilds, possibly sending the comedy soaring over the perceived Academy Awards front-runner "Boyhood."


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European Central Bank President Draghi and Vice President Constancio leave after addressing an ECB news conferenc in FrankfurtBy Paul Taylor LONDON (Reuters) - When Mario Draghi announced the European Central Bank's trillion-euro scheme to buy government bonds, he acknowledged that in the round of strategies to revive inflation and boost the economy, the bank had just played its last hand. Other policymakers have chosen to speak publicly in the aftermath.         SALAMI SLICES The Italian ECB chief's first tactic was to chop the decision into separate questions, a strategy he thought most likely to construct as broad a consensus as possible for QE.     He first sought agreement on the principle that buying sovereign bonds of all euro zone member states in the secondary market in proportion to their share in the central bank's capital was a legitimate tool of monetary policy.


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