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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
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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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It's back to school in Woodhaven
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Be a part of Woodhaven's biggest yard sale
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CB9 district manager announces retirement after 35 years
Community Board 9 District Manager Mary Ann Carey, who has served in that position for over three decades, announced her retirement this month, which will be effective starting Oct. 1. “I have over...
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Back to School for Woodhaven
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Groups put pressure on Schumer to address plane noise
Say senator has been noticeably silent on the issue
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QCP host 10th annual children’s carnival
Queens Center for Progress celebrated the summer season last week with their 10th annual carnival for children enrolled in the summer youth program. The Queens Center for Progress was originally fo...
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New Queens high school focuses on STEM careers
BTECH to provide education and job experience
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An open letter to the judge
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Plenty of weekend fun in Woodhaven
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Willets West opposition gets its day in court
Developers, plaintiffs disagree over legality of development
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Our fleeting summer in Woodhaven
Here we are, after looking forward during the cold winter to the summer, it is so difficult to see the warmth of summer end too soon. As I stated the history of our Woodhaven Business Improvement D...
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The Woodhaven Beat
There’s always plenty to do here in Woodhaven if one only takes a few moments to look. The Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association has built a community calendar which is visible on their website (w...
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State comptroller supports restoration of Rockaway Beach Rail Line
Whispers of restoring service to the Rockaway Beach Rail Line have started once again, following State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s recommendation to bring service back in his MTA Capital Needs re...
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Prospect Cemetery gets some TLC from its Brooklyn neighbors
Members, volunteers and interns of Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery helped some neighbors in need when they offered a hand in preserving Prospect Cemetery in Jamaica last week. The preservation volun...
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New York baseball legend preaches healthy living in Jamaica
Doc Gooden meets with youth at NYC Summer Meals at P.S. 223
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Syriza supporters celebrate after the first exit pollsAthens (AFP) - 17:55 GMT - Greece's volatile history - The crowd is growing around the Syriza stage in central Athens. More than 2,000 people, according to police figures, have gathered around a tent in the party's colours and are spilling onto the adjoining boulevard as loudspeakers play Greek music, reports AFP's Marina Rafenberg.


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US actress and UNHCR ambassador Angelina Jolie during a visit to a camp for displaced Iraqis in Khanke, a few kilometres from the Turkish border in Iraq's Dohuk province, on January 25, 2015The international community is failing in its duty to protect civilians affected by the conflict in Iraq and Syria, US actress Angelina Jolie said Sunday in northern Iraq. In her capacity as special envoy for the UN's refugee agency (UNHCR), the Hollywood star visited Syrian refugees and displaced Iraqis near Dohuk, in the autonomous region of Kurdistan. This is my fifth visit to Iraq since 2007 and the suffering is worse than anything I've seen in that time," she told reporters at a camp in Khanke. Jolie last visited Iraq in 2012, before the Islamic State jihadist group became a dominant force in large parts of Syria and launched a devastating offensive in Iraq last year.


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Australia's Nick Kyrgios celebrates after victory against Italy's Andreas Seppi in their fourth round singles match at the Australian Open in Melbourne on January 25, 2015Australian teenager Nick Kyrgios fought back from match point down to overhaul Roger Federer's conquerer Andreas Seppi in five sets and reach the Australian Open quarter-finals on Sunday. The 53rd-ranked Kyrgios defeated the 46th-ranked Italian 5-7, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/5) 8-6 and will play either Andy Murray or Grigor Dimitrov in the final eight. Kyrgios fought off a match point at 5-6 in the fourth set and went on to force a tiebreaker before downing Seppi in a titanic fifth set in front of a charged home crowd on Hisense Arena. It will be the second quarter-final inside a year for the 19-year-old after he reached the last eight at Wimbledon, becoming the first male teen to reach multiple Grand Slam quarter-finals since Federer in 2001.


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