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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 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 | 12 12 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 | 60 60 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 | 80 80 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 | 104 104 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 | 91 91 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 | 98 98 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 | 142 142 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 | 218 218 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 | 235 235 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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Documenting Your Finances is the Best Medicine to Avoid Problems With Medicaid by cindy
August 27, 2013 10:58 AM | 5054 views | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s easy (and very important) to keep detailed records of expenses for your family member who are approaching the sunset years of their lives. Whether it be assisting with grocery shopping, or pro...
How the Supreme Court’s Decision on DOMA Affects Employers by cindy
August 27, 2013 10:33 AM | 5777 views | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
On June 26th the Supreme Court ruled   that DOMA's exclusion of state-sanctioned, same-sex marriages from the federal definition of marriage is unconstitutional in United States v. Windsor.  This d...
Ridgewood Bank Awards Teen Contest Winners by Kathleen
August 15, 2013 10:27 AM | 8317 views | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
RIDGEWOOD, N.Y.,  August 2, 2013  – Ridgewood Savings Bank recently presented awards to the local winners of its “Lights, Camera, Save!” video contest for teens aged 13-18.  The video contest was d...
GRAND OPENING! by Kathleen
July 31, 2013 04:05 PM | 11436 views | 0 0 comments | 291 291 recommendations | email to a friend
20/20 Eye Care on Saturday, August 10th 11am-5pm    82-20A Eliot Avenue, Middle Village, NY.  Free raffles, Face Painting (12-3), Refreshments, $39 Routine Eye Exam, $75 Contact Lens Exam and much ...
Be A Tutor! by Kathleen
July 31, 2013 03:54 PM | 11244 views | 0 0 comments | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend
Help a student love reading for life......Be A Tutor!  Professionals with skills, talent, a bachelor's degree and generosity of spirit can use their life experience and passion for reading, to prov...
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KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's intelligence chief warned South Sudan against "hostile moves from its territory", saying any incursion by rebel forces based in its neighbour would be treated as an "assault" by Juba. In comments broadcast by a Sudanese news channel, Mohamed Atta named two camps in neighbouring South Sudan's Northern Bahr el Ghazal state and urged Juba to disarm the rebels there. Each side has accused the other of harbouring rebels seeking to destabilize the other, but tensions have spiked again since the collapse of African Union-brokered talks in the Ethiopian capital on Dec. 9. ...
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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's top government spokesman on Thursday said he does not think the cyber-attack against Sony Pictures will directly affect talks on the abduction issue between Japan and North Korea. U.S. investigators have determined North Korea was behind a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures, a U.S. government source said, an unprecedented act that has forced the studio to cancel releasing a comedy about the fictional assassination of North Korea's leader. ...
2014-12-18 02:38:29 -0500

File photo of a security guard standing at the entrance of United Artists theater during the premiere of the film "The Interview" in Los AngelesBy Eric Kelsey, Lisa Richwine and Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sony Pictures has canceled the release of a comedy on the fictional assassination of North Korea's leader, in what appears to be an unprecedented victory for Pyongyang and its abilities to wage cyber-warfare. Hackers who said they were incensed by the film attacked Sony Corp last month, leaking documents that drew global headlines and distributing unreleased films on the Internet. Washington may soon officially announce that the North Korean government was behind the attack, a U.S. government source said. ...


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