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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 | 131 131 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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No more stoop-idity
City temporarily holds off on Monitor Street property encroachments
Feb 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Greenpoint Business Alliance gets down to business
In first meeting of 2011, goals and accomplishments are laid out
Feb 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Proposed McGuiness homeless shelter withdrawn
The proposed homeless shelter at 400 McGuiness Boulevard is officially off the block. In a letter to Community Board 1, HELP USA, the nonprofit organization looking to build the shelter in conjunct...
Feb 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ferry to soon run from Greenpoint to Manhattan
Greenpointers will enjoy a new form of transportation come spring. The East River Ferry Service will soon be running from the northwest Brooklyn waterfront to Manhattan, shuffling passengers to and...
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Distracted while crossing the street? Watch out!
Proposed bill would restrict use of electronic devices at intersections
Feb 01, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn’s Ken Adams tapped to lead ESDC
Brooklynite Ken Adams, a Cobble Hill native and pro-business lobbyist, has been tapped by Governor Andrew Cuomo to head the Empire State Development Corporation (ESDC), the state agency behind proj...
Feb 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge extends stay on Broadway Triangle construction
Lawsuit stalled while investigations into developer continue
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City slammed with lawsuits in two blizzard deaths
Families of Brooklyn man, Queens woman file $20M claims
Jan 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Philharmonic appoints new artistic director
Alan Pierson takes over with an unconventional aim
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Brooklyn Brewery expands their space
The Brooklyn Brewery is now bigger and filled with more beer. Two weeks ago the borough's only lingering brewery expanded its Williamsburg space – something owner Steve Hindy has been wanting to do...
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As BAM celebrates MLK Day, an end to gun violence is urged
Of all the ways to celebrate Martin Luther King Day, one of them was visiting the Brooklyn Academy of Music as it paid tribute to the civil rights leader who would have turned 82 on January 15. Ele...
Jan 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Animal migration
ASPCA moves from Greenpoint to Glendale
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Newtown Creek voting results are in
It’s a little over a month later, and the results are finally in. After a tallying of votes on how to spend $7 million of money allotted by the state after a botched Newtown Creek renovation, resid...
Jan 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Audit finds broken fire hydrants not fixed fast enough
City defends repair work record
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Cooper Park set to undergo major renovation
Councilwoman Reyna urges residents to have their say
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South Carolina's center Alaina Coates (41) pulls down a rebound with teammate A'ja Wilson (22) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Columbia, S.C., Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. South Carolina won 79-61. (AP Photo/The State, Tracy Glantz) ALL LOCAL MEDIA OUTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina showed again how those waiting for the Gamecocks to crack under the pressure of No. 1 might have a while to go.


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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Kobe Bryant will have surgery Wednesday on his torn right rotator cuff, likely ending his 19th season with the Los Angeles Lakers.
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New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft reads a statement during a news conference Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Chandler, Ariz. The Patriots play the Seattle Seahawks in NFL football Super Bowl XLIX Sunday, Feb. 1, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft demanded an apology from the league once the Patriots are found to be not guilty of breaking any rules regarding using under-inflated footballs in the AFC championship game.


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