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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 78 78 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 | 72 72 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 | 122 122 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 | 201 201 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 | 225 225 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 | 213 213 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 | 217 217 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 | 266 266 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 | 341 341 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 | 337 337 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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Greg Cisek
Greg Cisek passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at the age of 40. He was the beloved Father of Brandon and Dylan. Cherished Son of Marie. Loving Brother of Glenn Cisek, Valerie Fitzgerald, Gary C...
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Rose Mazurowski
Rose Mazurowski passed away on May 12th, 2011 at the age of 68 years. She was the loving sister of Ann, and Mary Shebelow. She was the loving aunt of Susan, Diane and Christine. She was the dear gr...
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Ida Nick
Ida Nick passed away May 10th 2011. Beloved Mother of Carolyn E. Maue and Andrew J. Nick. Loving Grandmother of eight and Cherished Great-Grandmother of fourteen. Funeral Mass at St. Stanislaus RC ...
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Virginia Vertuccio
Virginia Vertuccio passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at the age of 91. She was the beloved Wife of the late Cono L. Vertuccio. Loving Mother of Vincent Vertuccio and Marie Bell and Mother-in-L...
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Michael H. Kruck
Michael H. Kruck passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at the age of 58. He was the beloved Husband of Joanne. Loving Father of Michelle, Michael, Gina and Kristen. Cherished Grandfather of Victori...
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Angelina Vera Pizzonia
Angelina Vera Pizzonia passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at the age of 92. She was the beloved Wife of the late Frank P. Pizzonia. Loving Mother of Dominick, Josephine, Anthony, Albert, Frank J...
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Lucille Mugno
Lucille Mugno passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at the age of 76. She was the beloved Wife of the late Anthony J. Loving Mother of Marie Palazzo and Mother-in-Law of Pat. Cherished Grandmother ...
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John J. Lesniak
John J. Lesniak passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at the age of 54. He was the beloved Husband of Teresa. Loving Father of John and Michelle. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Miraculous...
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MARIE GANDER
Memorial Remembrance MARIE GANDER of Maspeth is remembered with much love on her First Anniversary in Heaven. Marie passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on Monday, May 17, 2010 at the age of...
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Olga Anton Gloumakoff
Olga Anton Gloumakoff passed away on Sunday, May 08, 2011 at the age 103. She was the beloved Wife of the late Alexis. Loving Mother of Nicholas Gloumakoff and the late Walter Gloumakoff. Cherished...
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Agnes Treglia
Agnes Treglia passed away on May 3, 2011. She was 94 and a resident of Woodhaven, NY. She was the beloved wife of the late Salvatore. A loving mother of Barbara J. Murphy and mother in law of James...
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Gladys Cruz
Gladys Cruz passed away on Wednesday, May 04, 2011 at the age of 47. She was the beloved Mother of Matthew. Cherished Daughter of Carmen Valdes and the late Rafael Cruz. Loving Sister of Carmen Val...
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William L. Chambers II
William L. Chambers II passed away on Wednesday, May 04, 2011 at the age of 82. He was the beloved Father of Matthew C. Chambers, Geoffrey C. Chambers Sr. and the late William L. Chambers III. Dear...
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Israel Ortiz
Israel Ortiz passed away on Monday, May 02, 2011 at the age of 71. He was the beloved Husband of Lydia. Loving Father of Raquel Ortiz Terron and Sandra Valle and Father-in-Law of Juan and Manny. Ch...
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Domenica Coppola
Domenica Coppola passed away on Wednesday, May 04, 2011 at the age of 87. She was the beloved Wife of Ettore. Loving Mother of Annmarie Kamilar and Martha Weihl and Mother-in-Law of Russell. Cheris...
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Today is Sunday, Dec. 28, the 362nd day of 2014. There are three days left in the year.
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The motorcade carrying President Barack Obama and the first family from their rental home to a beach at Bellows Air Force Station passes the Ko'olau Mountains near Kaneohe, Hawaii, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, during the Obama family vacation. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) — How President Barack Obama spent the eighth day of his family's holiday vacation in Hawaii on Saturday:


2014-12-27 23:48:19 -0500
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An AirAsia plane with 161 people aboard lost contact with ground control on Sunday after takeoff from Indonesia on the way to Singapore, and search and rescue operations were underway.
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