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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
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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
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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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CityShares will launch investment platform in Bed-Stuy
Investors can buy into the neighborhood for $100,000
Jun 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former teacher uses music to educate students
A long-time Bayside resident and former Brooklyn teacher has spent the last 25 years perfecting an emotional intelligence curriculum that he believes will not only help students with writing and sc...
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Settlement forces Atlantic Yards developers to build quickly
Not all are pleased with new guidelines and advisory board
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City Council calls for assistance with mortgage debt crisis
Propose eminent domain as solution for underwater mortgages
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Music fills Atlantic Ave to welcome summer
Capitalizing on the clear skies and welcome heat of the first official day of summer, the Atlantic Avenue BID teamed up with local businesses and Make Music New York to host an indoor and outdoor c...
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New urgent care center set to open on Bay Parkway
Aims to fill void in health care after LICH closing
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Coney Island's 32nd Annual Mermaid Parade
Thousands stood hours in front of their mirrors painting on their makeup and dressing up, or often dressing down, in their finest deep sea-themed attire last Sat., June 21 for 32nd Annual Mermaid P...
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Montague BID discusses long-term strategic plan
Members honor memory of former board president
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Sea Crest reopens doors on 40th anniversary
Over 200 residents welcomed back to rehab center
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Students explore social justice through art
Lunch tables become an avenue for expression
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De Blasio announces tighter security for NYCHA
Progress sparked by tragic murder of child
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Senior home accused of mistreating residents during eviction
Supreme Court hears case on surprise 90-day eviction notice
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Brooklyn Pride celebrates with annual Twilight Parade
Politicians march to show support of LGBTQ community
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Bergen Beach Relay for Life continues to grow
After being chosen as a Rookie of the Year event last year, the Mill Basin, Bergen Beach and Marine Park communities once again made a strong push in their annual Relay for Life campaign, bringing ...
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Mourning community awaits cameras from NYCHA
Mayor questions mental health issues and justice system
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Syriza supporters celebrate after the first exit polls in AthensAthens (AFP) - 19:41 GMT - Anti-riot police - Anti-riot police are stationed in front of new state televison service Nerit in the northern suburbs of Athens, the Greek press agency reports.


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FILE - This July, 2001 aerial file photo shows the Coastal Plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. President Barack Obama says he will ask Congress to designate more than 12 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, including the Coastal Plain, as a wilderness area. The designation would seal the area off from oil exploration and give it the highest degree of federal protection available to public lands. (AP Photo/Al Grillo, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is boosting protection of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and will ask Congress to designate more than 12 million acres as a wilderness area, including its potentially oil-rich Coastal Plain.


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Supporters of left-wing Syriza party react after exit poll results in Athens, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. The anti-bailout Syriza party won a decisive victory in Greece's national elections on Sunday, according to projections by state-run TV's exit poll, in a historic first for a radical left-wing party in Greece. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek election officials say the anti-austerity Syriza party has won Sunday's vote, but it is too soon to say whether it has enough support to form a governing majority.


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