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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Dec 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of home sales continued to decrease in November and inventory continued to track below last year’s levels as well.  Sales are well below those seen in the...
NYC Employment Law — Pre-tax Transit Benefits
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
As employers, sometimes it is difficult to keep with the employment law changes, which is why you should consult periodically with an employment defense lawyer and stay apprised of new laws. At the...
Wage and Hour Regulation Pitfalls
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
Business owners can get themselves into trouble when not understanding wage and hours laws. What appears to be a bright idea that cuts corners and saves money is sometimes a violation that leads to...
In life, the glass is always half full! Exclusive interview with cartoonist Maria Scrivan
Dec 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   | 19 November 2014   Maria Scrivan’s cartoons are published in MAD Magazine, Parade Magazine, Prospect Magazine (UK), on Mashable.com, Salon.com. Funny Times a...
Zeffirelli's La Boheme at the Metropolitan Opera: a review
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
  Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena 3 December 2014 |     Zeffirelli’s production of La Boheme at the metropolitan Opera shines. A sample of the stage set up as performed in a preceding season. L...
Are You Staying on Top of Regulations that Affect Your Restaurant?
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 141 141 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent change in regulations predicted to arrive soon is that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will release a national menu labeling standard for chain restaurants. The standard will addres...
The World Seen Through a Dog’s Point of View. An Exclusive Interview with Paul Gilligan, author of Pooch Café
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
  Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena 10 October 2014 |   Paul Gilligan with Poncho, the main character of Pooch Cafe According to his website, www.poochcafe.com, Paul Gilligan’s affair with art be...
What about Wellness Programs as Part of Health Coverage?
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 196 196 recommendations | email to a friend
Today many companies offering health insurance also provide wellness programs, which are a preventative medicine approach to health. Today, 94 percent of employers with more than 400 employees and ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 272 272 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update  Queens home sales are down for the third month in a row from August – October. Home sales are also remaining significantly below last year’s levels, according to t...
Forest Hills Food Crawl
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 278 278 recommendations | email to a friend
The Chamber and All The Tastes of New York would love to invite you to our first Forest Hills Food Crawl, a culinary journey through Forest Hills happening this Wednesday, November 12th ! A Food Cr...

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Four-alarm fire tears through Jackson Heights
Small biz burn, no injuries
Feb 13, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Attorney General reaches settlement with Vantage
$1 million owed to harassed tenants and non-profits that serve them
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Monserrate Gets The Boot
Ousted from NY State Senate by 53-8 vote
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MidVille nabes call for train transfer time change
NY&A says not so fast
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
02/01/10 - 02/07/10
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Dancing for Maspeth Town Hall
Board of directors boogie down for a good cause
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St. Stan’s grads awarded $570,000 in scholarships
St. Stanislaus Kostka School in Maspeth has 33 students graduating in 2010. “Nine students, which is almost 30 percent of them,” said Sr. Rose Torma, principal, “received academic scholarships to h...
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City sets Maspeth Bypass Plan timetable
New route will be chosen by fall
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Giving HOPE to the hungry
Maspeth church opens doors, hearts to the needy
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
01/25/10 - 01/30/10
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Kosciuszko Bridge update meetings set
The New York State Department of Transportation (SDOT) has scheduled a pair of public meetings to discuss the latest plans for the construction of a new Kosciuszko Bridge. The open houses, to solic...
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Midway Nursing Home subject of state investigation
Death at Maspeth facility raises suspicion
Jan 26, 2010 | 7 7 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth Bypass project on the move
The long-awaited Maspeth Bypass project could become reality by year’s end, Assemblywoman Margaret Markey announced. Markey said in meetings the Department of Transportation (DOT) has indicated it ...
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Queens Metro HS will open to more students
DOE also considering incubating school with Maspeth class
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
01-18-2010 to 01-24-2010
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By Peter Rudegeair and Neha Dimri (Reuters) - Ocwen Financial Corp agreed to replace its chairman as part of a $150 million settlement with New York's financial regulator after the mortgage collection company admitted to violations, including improper foreclosures. Ocwen's shares fell 23 percent to $16.83 in trading on Monday morning. Up to Friday's closing, Ocwen's shares had lost about 61 percent this year. ...
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FILE- This Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 file photo shows a house for sale in Los Angeles. The National Association of Realtors reports on sales of existing homes in November on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans bought homes in November as buying slid to its slowest pace in six months.


2014-12-22 12:05:47 -0500

Kurdistan Iraqi regional government President Massoud Barzani arrives to support Kurdish forces as they head to battle Islamic State militants, on the summit of Mount Sinjar, in the town of Sinjar, Iraq, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. Iraqi Kurdish fighters pushed their way Sunday into the town of Sinjar, backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes against Islamic State militants who captured the town last summer. Loud explosions and intense gunbattles were heard from inside the town. Barzani vowed to crush the Islamic State group as fighting rages in Sinjar. (AP Photo/Zana Ahmed)MOUNT SINJAR, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi Kurdish forces forged ahead with their assault Monday on a militant-held town in northern Iraq, but encountered heavy resistance from Islamic State fighters whose snipers fired at the attackers and who used burning tires to create a smoke screen against coalition airstrikes.


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