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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 55 55 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 | 50 50 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 | 101 101 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 | 164 164 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 | 186 186 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 | 176 176 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 | 182 182 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 | 232 232 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 | 306 306 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 | 309 309 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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Ngin Zalangh
Ngin Zalangh passed away on Friday, October 31, 2014 at the age of 64. Beloved Husband of Khual Z. Man. Loving Father of Joseph S. Mung, Do Khan Khup, Thang Cin Pau, Nem Deih Lun, Ngai Sian Dim, Th...
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Gregory E. Rivas
Gregory E. Rivas passed away on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at the age of 59. Beloved Husband of Anita M. Rivas. Loving Father of Jennifer, Felix, Gregory, Annie, David, Debby and Greg. Cherished Gr...
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Joseph A. DeSalvo
Joseph A. DeSalvo passed away on Monday, October 20, 2014 at the age of 65. Beloved Father of Christina DeSalvo and Dustin DeSalvo. Cherished Son of Christina and the late Angelo DeSalvo. Loving Br...
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Ann M. Mooney
Ann M. Mooney passed away on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at the age of 82. Beloved Mother of Patricia McCarrick , John Mooney, Ann Marie Cossin, Peter Mooney & Kathleen Carbone and Mother-in-Law of ...
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Ruth Kempisty
Ruth Kempisty First Anniversary In Heaven September 24, 1918-October 29, 2014 We thought of you with love today But that is nothing new. We thought about yesterday And days before that too. We thin...
Oct 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomas Bishok
Thomas Bishok passed away on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at the age of 90. Beloved Husband of the late Leona Bishok. Loving Father of Eileen Bishok and Joyce Leonard and Father-in-Law of Thomas. Che...
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ruth E. Remenar
Ruth E. Remenar passed away on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at the age of 93. Beloved Wife of the late Augustin Remenar. A Graveside Service was held on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 12 Noon at St. S...
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Gasper J. Pirrello
Gasper J. Pirrello passed away on Monday, October 06, 2014 at the age of 91. Beloved Husband of Nancy Pirrello. Loving Father of Michael Pirrello and John Pirrello and Father-in-Law of Laurie and L...
Oct 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anthony J. Chorney
Anthony J. Chorney passed away on Friday, October 10, 2014 at the age of 85. Beloved Husband of Reberta M. Chorney. Loving Father of Karen Russell, Anthony Chorney, Nancy Gallo, Cynthia Cudak, Char...
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Johanna C. Pavia
Johanna C. Pavia passed away on Wednesday, October 01, 2014 at the age of 79. Beloved Wife of Joseph C. Pavia. Loving Mother of Joseph C. Pavia, Richard Pavia, Lisa Coffey and Charles Pavia and Mot...
Oct 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
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Juan Antonio Espinal
Juan Antonio Espinal passed away on Monday, September 29, 2014 at the age of 86. Beloved Husband of Maria Espinal. Loving Father of Victor, Rosario, Bruna, Juan Tomas and Sonja. Cherished Grandfath...
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Michael Proc
Michael Proc, Age 80, of Manhattan, formerly of Queens, died Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the NY Veterans Home after an illness. He was born January 28, 1934 to the parents Clement and Anna Proc...
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Catherine M. Lupo
Catherine M. Lupo passed away on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at the age of 87. Beloved Wife of the late Peter Lupo. Loving Mother of late Peter Lupo and Kathryn Calia and Mother-in-Law of Margit....
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Thomas Pauciullo
Thomas Pauciullo passed away on Friday, September 26, 2014 at the age of 42. Beloved Fiance of Elizabeth. Loving Father of Thomas and Christian. Cherished Son of Vincenza and Ernest Pauciullo. Dear...
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Osvaldo Marcos
Osvaldo Marcos passed away on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at the age of 83. Beloved Husband of the late Viriata Marcos. Loving Father of Ana Marcos and Maria Rodriguez and Father-in-Law of Robert. D...
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national news

Pope Francis leads a Christmas Eve mass at St Peter's Basilica to mark the nativity of Jesus Christ, on December 24, 2014 at the VaticanPope Francis will offer his annual Christmas blessing on Thursday, traditionally an occasion to appeal for remedies to the world's woes. The plight of Christians and other religious minorities suffering persecution in the Middle East, notably at the hands of the jihadist Islamic State (IS) group, is expected to rank high among his concerns, along with the war in Syria and the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.


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Travelers wait in the rain to board a bus for Washington, D.C. in New York, Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014. Christmas Eve is shaping up to be windy, wet and warm instead of white across much of the country. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)NEW YORK (AP) — If it's a white Christmas you're after, you'd better follow this familiar advice: Go West.


2014-12-25 01:11:59 -0500

FILE - This Wed., Dec. 17, 2014 photo shows a movie poster for the movie "The Interview" on display outside the AMC Glendora 12 movie theater, in Glendora, Calif. In an unprecedented move, Sony Pictures broadly released "The Interview" to digital platforms Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014, a reversal of its previous plan not to show the film after hackers released thousands of documents online and threatened violence at theaters showing the comedy that depicts the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)ATLANTA (AP) — Sony's "The Interview" has been a hacking target, a punchline and a political lightning rod. Now, with its release online at the same time it debuts in theaters, it has a new role: a test for a new kind of movie release.


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