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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 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 | 17 17 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 | 65 65 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 | 85 85 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 | 109 109 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 | 96 96 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 | 103 103 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 | 147 147 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 | 223 223 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 | 236 236 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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3UH0_Daniel_Rodriguez.jpg Tenor Daniel Rodriguez Perfroms at Flushing House Gala by Kathleen
April 22, 2013 11:39 AM | 5970 views | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
"America's Beloved Tenor" Daniel Rodriguez, will entertain guests at a fundraising gala on Thursday, April 25th at historic Flushing Town Hall, Flushing, NY.  The gala is to benefit Flushing House,...
American Cancer Society - BARK FOR LIFE by Kathleen
April 09, 2013 12:10 PM | 7860 views | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
A canine event to fight cancer. Join us as we celebrate Relay For Life with our four-legged loved ones!  Families and their dogs come together for a few hours during the day to complete a one mile ...
Federal Court Denies Wage and Hour Claim against Restaurant Owner by cindy
April 07, 2013 09:02 AM | 15877 views | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans &  Nils C. Shilitto The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York has dismissed a wage and hour lawsuit brought by an alleged employee against Prima Pasta & C...
Allied Veterans of Ridgewood & Glendale Annual Dinner Dance by Kathleen
March 28, 2013 11:18 AM | 10840 views | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
To be held on Sunday, April 7th, 2013 3PM - 7PM @ Brewery Keenan Heisser American Legion Post #1815, 68-01 Cooper Avenue, Glendale, NY  11385 $35.00 per person - Buffet, Beer, Wine, Soda and DJ Ent...
EEOC Clarifies the Use of Criminal Background Checks in Hiring by cindy
March 15, 2013 04:09 PM | 13899 views | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Hans & Associates, P.C.   NBC News reported that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) approved by a four-to-one vote new rules for employers who use criminal background checks...
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Russian President Putin attends his annual end-of-year news conference in MoscowBy Timothy Heritage and Alexei Anishchuk MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin assured Russians on Thursday that the economy would rebound after the ruble's dramatic slide this year but offered no remedy for a deepening financial crisis. In an assured performance at a three-hour news conference, Putin blamed the economic problems on external factors and said the crisis over Ukraine was caused by the West, which he accused of building a "virtual" Berlin Wall to contain Russia. ...


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A supporter of President Obama, Abel Dominguez, left, holds a sign as he is photographed by news photographers in the Little Havana area of Miami, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Dominguez said he was thankful for the announcement by the Obama administration that could pave way for a major shift in U.S. policy toward Cuba. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:


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BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's government has rebuffed a unilateral truce declared by the country's largest rebel group, saying conditions demanded by the guerrillas' are unacceptable until a peace deal is reached.
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