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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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Graffiti cleanup gets a boost in Woodhaven
To bolster graffiti removal efforts, Councilman Eric Ulrich and the Queens Economic Development Corporations gathered with Woodhaven activists to announce a new $25,000 anti-graffiti initiative las...
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Woodhaven recycles over 45,000 pounds of waste
Biannual event hits new record for donated goods
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City and illegal dumpers: partners in crime
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Are you ready for the best street fair in Queens?
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Jamaica group fighting trash says nabe is 'forgotten'
Local pol says office has dedicated nearly $85,000 to the cause
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A small hole become a big problem in Forest Park
There is a lesson to be learned here. Back in 2011, Woodhaven resident Jennie Monning noticed that the ground surrounding a cistern in Forest Park was eroding. However, the erosion was limited to t...
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GWDC remembers 9/11 at meeting
The Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation held its monthly meeting on Tuesday September 23, at St. Thomas the Apostle School and its annual September 11 “Evening of Remembrance.” The program be...
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William Scarborough arrested this morning
Assemblyman just the latest Queens pol in trouble with the law
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Preservation group visits the historic Forest Park Carousel
A recent visit to the Forest Park Carousel proves that the historic carnival ride is not just for children. More than 200 members of the National Carousel Association (NCA) made a stop at the centu...
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Where 'everything' was sold in Woodhaven
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Great Woodhaven Yard Sale returns this Saturday by popular demand
This Saturday, the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association (WRBA) will host its second annual Great Woodhaven Yard Sale. After last year’s success, the yard sale is back and already bigger than befo...
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Be sure to hit Jamaica Avenue on Oct. 19
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New funding for cameras and programs unveiled in Far Rockaway
This time last year, Councilman Donovan Richards allocated $1.6 million for new cameras in numerous housing projects in Far Rockaway. And while plans to complete the venture were originally slated ...
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Share your memories of 9/11 at GWDC meeting
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WRBA to honor sweets purveyor Margie Schmidt
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MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Under tight security Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Sunday launched development projects sponsored by his government including an airport terminal in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.
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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine town mayor says more than 30 police commandos have been killed in a clash with Muslim rebels while hunting a top terror suspect in the south.
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Andy Murray of Britain celebrates after defeating Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria in their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, early Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — He upset Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, and followed up Sunday by beating the guy who ousted Roger Federer at the Australian Open. Next up for Nick Kyrgios is a quarterfinal against Andy Murray at Melbourne Park.


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