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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 44 44 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 | 40 40 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 | 91 91 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 | 131 131 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 | 153 153 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 | 142 142 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 | 149 149 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 | 198 198 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 | 273 273 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 | 279 279 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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Cecile Lasis
Cecile Lasis passed away on Saturday, July 05, 2014 at the age of 87. Beloved Wife of the late Albert Lasis. Loving Mother of Karen Timko and Kenneth Lasis and Mother-in-Law of Richard and Irena. C...
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Angusapalan Sabaratnam
Angusapalan Sabaratnam passed away on Sunday, July 06, 2014 at the age of 57. Beloved Husband of Amaravathy Angusapalan. Loving Father of Anusha, Kuylini and Mithuna. Cherished Grandfather of Kulal...
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Eugene Laterza
Eugene Laterza passed away on Friday, July 04, 2014 at the age of 89. Beloved Husband of Margaret Laterza. Loving Uncle of numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Laterza was a United States Army Veteran ...
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Patrick J. Casey
Patrick J. Casey passed away on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the age of 96. Originally of Ballymahon, County Longford, Ireland. Beloved Husband of the late Agnes Casey. Dear Brother of Thomas Casey a...
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Mary T. Moore
Mary T. Moore passed away on Sunday, June 29, 2014 at the age of 86. Beloved Wife of the late Michael Moore. Loving Mother of John (Susan) Moore, Kevin (Carol) Moore, Mary M. Moore, Tommy Moore, an...
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Anthony Zampelli
Anthony Zampelli passed away on Friday, June 20, 2014 at the age of 84. Beloved Husband of the late Rose Zampelli. Loving Father of Frank Zampelli , Anthony Zampelli and Matthew Zampelli and Father...
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Caroline Fardellone
Caroline Fardellone passed away on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at the age of 97. Beloved Wife of the late Anthony Fardellone. Loving Mother of Peter (Susan) Fardellone, Anthony (the late Eileen) Farde...
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Colin Flood
Colin Flood passed away on Sunday, June 22, 2014 at the age of 8. Beloved Son of Kevin and Jennifer Flood. Loving Brother of Brody and Ryan. Cherished Grandson of Vincent and the late Rosalie Flood...
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Carlos Malena
Carlos Malena passed away on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at the age of 27. Beloved Husband of Quanicia J. Malena. Loving Son of Haydee and Miguel Malena and Son-in-Law of Angela Gilliam. Dear Brother ...
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Denise Ann Gorzelnik
Denise Ann Gorzelnik passed away on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at the age of 57. Beloved Wife of James Gorzelnik. Loving Mother of Angela, James Charles and Jamie and Mother-in-Law of Ward, Ana and P...
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Stella LaScala
Stella LaScala passed away on Friday, June 13, 2014 at the age of 93. Beloved Wife of the late Joseph. Loving Mother of Joseph LaScala and Barbara Plumer, and Mother-in-Law of Fanny and Frederick. ...
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Robert Paul Saphier
Robert Paul Saphier passed away on Thursday, June 05, 2014 at the age of 70. Beloved Husband of Evelyn K. Saphier. Loving Son of Lilian and the late Frederick Saphier. Dear Brother of Judith Zeichn...
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Donald Wielchul
Donald Wielchul passed away on Thursday, June 05, 2014 at the age of 76. Beloved Husband of Patricia Wielchul. Loving Father of Jennifer Wielchul and Susan Gedhardt. Cherished Brother of Valerie Cz...
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Mary Lou Dagnell
Mary Lou Dagnell passed away on Wednesday, June 04, 2014 at the age of 88. Beloved Wife of the late Ralph P. Dagnell. Loving Mother of Nicholas R. Dagnell and Marie DeSena. Cherished Grandmother of...
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Lisa Marie Mascale
Lisa Marie Mascale passed away on Tuesday, June 03, 2014 at the age of 19. Beloved Daughter of Dawn and Robert W. Mascale. Loving Sister of Briana Mascale, Cecilia Mascale and Christine Mascale. Ch...
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national news
By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice will investigate the death of a black man who was fatally shot by a white former Milwaukee police officer after local prosecutors refused to charge him, saying he acted in self-defense. Milwaukee District Attorney John Chisholm said on Monday he will not press charges against the former officer Christopher Manney because he acted in self-defense when he shot Dontre Hamilton 14 times during a struggle in Red Arrow Park in downtown Milwaukee on April 30. ...
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U.S. Ambassador Power speaks at the Center for American Progress' 2014 Policy Conference in WashingtonBy Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States and other Western members of the U.N. Security Council on Monday slammed North Korea's human rights record after voting to overrule China's objections and add alleged grave abuses by the hermit state to the council's agenda. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power described life in North Korea as a "living nightmare" and dismissed as absurd Pyongyang's demand for a joint U.S.-North Korean investigation of the hacking of Sony Pictures and threats of retaliation if the United States refused. ...


2014-12-22 19:01:47 -0500
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A consumer advocacy group has filed a class-action lawsuit against Aetna Inc. saying a new policy violates the privacy of people with HIV and AIDS by requiring them to get their medications from its mail-order pharmacy.
2014-12-22 19:00:22 -0500