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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 39 39 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 | 35 35 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 | 86 86 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 | 122 122 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 | 144 144 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 | 132 132 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 | 140 140 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 | 188 188 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 | 263 263 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 | 270 270 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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Joan Venneri
Joan Venneri of Ridgewood passed away on September 8, 2011 at the age of 73. She was the beloved Wife of the late Frank. Devoted Mother of Michael Frick, Maryanne, Colleen Frick and Frankie. Dear S...
Sep 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Frieda T. Driscoll (Nee Jacklitsch)
Frieda T. Driscoll (Nee Jacklitsch) passed away on August 30, 2011 at the age of 92. She was the beloved Wife of the late Edward. Devoted Mother of Kevin and Deirdre Willin. Beloved Grandmother of ...
Sep 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Michael J. Koslow
Michael J. Koslow passed away on Saturday, September 03, 2011 at the age of 91. He was the beloved Husband of Joan T. Koslow. Loving Father of Denise Casey and Michael Koslow and Father-in-Law of K...
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In Loving Memory of Helen and Joseph Flaherty
On September 4, 2011 Helen and Joseph Flaherty celebrate their 71st Wedding Anniversary together in Heaven. Our lives are forever changed since you are gone. A day does not go by that you aren’t in...
Aug 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Michelina Cangiano
Michelina Cangiano passed away on Monday, August 15, 2011 at the age of 62. She was the beloved Sister of Theresa Jampol and Sister-in-Law of Phillip. Cherished Aunt of Nicole and Rob, Gabrielle an...
Aug 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vincent Cipriano
Vincent Cipriano passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at the age of 52. He was the beloved Brother of Salvatore Cipriano and Brother-in-Law of Maryann. Cherished Uncle of Anthony, Christina, Sa...
Aug 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gladys L. Lee
Gladys L. Lee passed away on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at the age of 71. She was the beloved Wife of the late Raymond C. Lee. Loving Mother of Raymond, Kim, Christopher, Cherri and Matthew and Mothe...
Aug 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Luke Lennard Chance
In Memory of Luke Lennard Chance of South Ozone Park On August 20, 2011 The Third Anniversary of his passing. He is remembered by his beloved wife Jocelyn, children Lee, Sean, Lisa and Dale, and gr...
Aug 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Babara R. Keehner
Babara R. Keehner passed away on August 9, 2011. She was the devoted Mother of Scott. Mother-in-Law of Stacy. Loving Daughter of Eileen Hoffmeyer. Dear Grandmother of Brittany and Madison, also sur...
Aug 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vincent Cipriano
Vincent Cipriano passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at the age of 52. He was the beloved Brother of Salvatore Cipriano and Brother-in-Law of Maryann. Cherished Uncle of Anthony, Christina, Sa...
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Margarete Harasym
Margarete Harasym passed away on Wednesday, August 03, 2011 at the age of 81. She was the Beloved Wife of George. Loving Mother of Melanie and the late Leslie. Dear Sister of Hilde, Lisel, Lanne, B...
Aug 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Louis S. Ferrara
Louis S. Ferrara passed away on Wednesday, August 03, 2011 at the age of 86. He was the beloved Husband of Rosalie. Loving Father of James Ferrara and Mary Lou Botto. Cherished Grandfather of Thoma...
Aug 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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James E. Duddy
James E. Duddy passed away on Friday, July 29, 2011 at the age of 83. He was the beloved Husband of Constance. Loving Father of Dennis Duddy, Maureen Duddy, Brian Duddy, James Duddy Jr. , Maryanne ...
Aug 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Larry Forgione
Larry Forgione passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at the age of 97. He was the beloved Husband of the late Josephine. Loving Father of Jim Forgione, Lucille Hoell, Rosalie Greer and Robert Forgi...
Aug 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Valantin Assadourian
In Memorium- Valantin Assadourian passed away Thursday morning July 21, 2011 She is survived by her husband Magardich, her children Bernard and Tania, cousin Manushka, stepdaughter Susie and grandm...
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New York Jets center Nick Mangold (74) wears an NYPD hat as he waits to go on the field for the start of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Sheldon Richardson was stunned when he heard the news Saturday that two New York City police officers were killed in the line of duty.


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In this Dec. 19, 2014 photo, tourists sunbathe as a vendor sells kites decorated with Cuba's flag on a beach near Havana, Cuba. The easing of tourism regulations is a gamble for both the U.S. and Cuba. Obama said Wednesday that people-to-people travel was a way to “empower the Cuban people.” At the same time, a U.S. tourism surge could funnel sorely needed cash to a tourism industry run mostly by what Obama described Friday as “a regime that represses its people.” (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)HAVANA (AP) — As the U.S. and Cuba begin to normalize relations for the first time in half a century, some Americans are already roaming the streets of Old Havana, attending dance exhibitions and talks on architecture as they take part in scripted cultural tours that can cost more than a decent used car back home.


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FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2013 file photo Bernard Kozen stands near the scene, where a shooting occurred the night before at the Ross Township Municipal Building, in Saylorsburg, Pa. Kozen who helped subdue a gunman charged with killing three people at a municipal meeting last year is among 19 people being honored with medals and cash from the Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Heroes Fund Commission. The commission founded in 1904 by steel magnate and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie has now honored 9,737 individuals. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)PITTSBURGH (AP) — The parks director of a Pennsylvania township who helped subdue a gunman charged with killing three people at a municipal meeting last year is among 19 people being honored with medals and cash from the Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Heroes Fund Commission.


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