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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 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 | 20 20 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 | 69 69 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 | 94 94 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 | 118 118 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 | 105 105 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 | 114 114 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 | 157 157 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 | 234 234 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 | 245 245 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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Marion Finn
Marion Finn passed away November 13th, 2010. Beloved Mother of Roger Finn, Diane Huffman, Judith A. Madigan, Doreen Ketterer and Darlene LanFranko. Dear Sister of Arleen Otten. Aslo survived by Fou...
Nov 22, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Margaret Weber
Margaret Weber passed away on November 3rd, 2010. Beloved Sister of Madeline C. Euler. Dear Aunt of John, Jim and Jean. Religious Service at The Kodis Funeral Home – 63-06 Flushing Ave. , Maspeth, ...
Nov 22, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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James Holden
James Holden passed away on Saturday, November 13, 2010 at the age of 84. He was the beloved Husband of Antoinette. Loving Father of Linda Ross, Patricia Zanbichelli and Carol DelGaudio and Father-...
Nov 22, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joseph Jabbonski
Joseph Jabbonski passed away on Friday, November 12, 2010 at the age of 61. He was the beloved Son of Genevieve. Loving Brother of Carol Tobias, Donna Fabrizio and Christine Fraser. Cherished Uncle...
Nov 22, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christopher Hornek
Christopher Hornek passed away on Friday, November 12, 2010 at the age of 54. He was the beloved Husband of Stella. Loving Son of the late Harold and Regina. Dear Brother of Geoffrey Hornek, Susan ...
Nov 22, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Michele Costa
Michele Costa passed away on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at the age of 76. He was the beloved Husband of Louise. Loving brother of Mariangela, Rose, Antoinette, Rocco, Benito and the late Giuseppe...
Nov 22, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Frank Wroblewski
Frank Wroblewski passed away on Monday, November 08, 2010 at the age of 72. He was the beloved Husband of the late Ann. Loving Father of John Wroblewski, Ann Marie Cosme, Joseph Wroblewski, Thomas ...
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Peter A. Cozeolino “Skippy”
Peter A. Cozeolino “Skippy” passed away on Tuesday, November 09, 2010 at the age of 85. He was the beloved Husband of the late Anna. Loving Father of Joseph Cozeolino, Marianne Panico, Carol Cozeol...
Nov 22, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomas Assante
Thomas Assante passed away on Monday, November 08, 2010 at the age of 76. He was the beloved Husband of Dolores. Loving Father of Joseph, Thomas and Antoinette. Cherished Grandfather of Michael. Mr...
Nov 22, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Margaret I. Zero
Margaret I. Zero passed away on Monday, November 08, 2010 at the age of 94. She was the beloved Wife of the late Anthony M. Loving Mother of Angela Z. Reddin. Dear Sister of Lucy N. Palladino. Cher...
Nov 22, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dolores Marino
Dolores Marino passed away on Tuesday, November 02, 2010 at the age of 60. She was the beloved Wife of the late Salvatore. Loving Mother of Salvatore, Adam, Joseph and Anthony and Mother-in-law of ...
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Beatrice Pask
Beatrice Pask of Ridgewood passed away on October 30, 2010 at the age of 81. A native of Georgia, Decatur. She was the devoted Aunt of Linda and Joanne. Daughter of Peter and Anna. Sister of Janet....
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Anthony Mendola
Anthony Mendola passed away on Saturday, November 06, 2010 at the age of 71. He was the beloved Husband of the late Rosaria J. Loving Father of Linda Mendola and Angela Santangelo and Father-in-Law...
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Eleanor DeLuca
Eleanor DeLuca passed away on Thursday, November 04, 2010 at the age of 81. She was the beloved Wife of the late Salvatore. Loving Mother of Janet Lewicki, Jane Clausner and Joan-Marie Dowling. Che...
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Mary F. Anderson
Mary F. Anderson, 81, formerly of Maspeth, passed away on Tuesday, November 2, 2010. She was the widow of George C. Anderson, beloved mother of Christopher Anderson, Linda McDonold, and Nancy Arche...
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Cuba's President Raul Castro attends the closing ceremony of the 10th Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA) alliance summit in HavanaBy Daniel Trotta and Rosa Tania Valdés MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Stepping out of his legendary brother's shadow, President Raul Castro has scored a diplomatic triumph and a surge in popular support with the deal that ends decades of open hostility with the United States. For many Cubans, the restoration of diplomatic relations and President Barack Obama's promise to dismantle economic sanctions against the communist-run island have raised hopes of a more prosperous future. ...


2014-12-19 12:32:56 -0500
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Following is the full text of the FBI's statement on Friday on the recent cyberattack against the Hollywood movie studio Sony Pictures, a unit of Sony Corp. : "Today, the FBI would like to provide an update on the status of our investigation into the cyber attack targeting Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE).  In late November, SPE confirmed that it was the victim of a cyber attack that destroyed systems and stole large quantities of personal and commercial data. ...
2014-12-19 12:32:24 -0500

FBI Director James Comey takes a question from reporter during a news conference at the FBI office in BostonBy Aruna Viswanatha and Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Friday blamed North Korea for a devastating cyberattack against Sony Pictures, calling it an unacceptable act of intimidation and vowing to impose "costs and consequences" on those responsible. It was the first time the United States has directly accused another country of a cyberattack of this nature on American soil. ...


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