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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 | 262 262 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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FAA proposes revision of environmental guidelines
Move could eliminate public review of changes to flight patterns
Sep 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/26/13-9/1/13)
Monday, Aug. 26 Kadeem Bell was arrested at the intersection of 65th Street and Shaler Avenue for robbery by Officer Matat. Candido Lopez was arrested at 341 St. Nicholas Avenue for unauthorized us...
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September 11 memorial ceremonies in Queens
Queens residents will never forget the tragic events that took nearly 3,000 lives on September 11, 2001. On the 12-year anniversary, communities across the borough continue to hold candlelight vigi...
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Wake for 'Bachelor' contestant held in Maspeth
A wake was held last week for Gia Allemand, “The Bachelor” contestant who took her own life on August 12, at Papavero Funeral Home on Grand Avenue in Maspeth. Allemand was born on December 20, 1983...
Aug 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Safety Day in Mafera
Building community relations in Ridgewood
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/19/13-8/25/13)
Monday, Aug. 19 David Negron was arrested at 64-04 Metropolitan Avenue for making graffiti by Officer McElligot. Alfredo Bonilla was arrested at the intersection of Forest Avenue and Palmetto Stree...
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USTA to add retractable roof to Arthur Ashe
Soon, rain will no longer put a serious damper on the U.S. Open. The USTA announced last week its plans for a sweeping transformation of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center that will i...
Aug 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/1213-8/18/13)
Monday, Aug. 12 Melissa Maxaner was arrested at 62-25 79th Street for menacing by Detective Murray. Jose Olmedo was arrested at 54-55 Myrtle Avenue for an outstanding warrant by Officer Mays. Marli...
Aug 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avella drops out of Queens beep race
State Senator Tony Avella dropped out of the race for Queens borough president Wednesday afternoon, leaving a two-way race in the Democratic Primary between Melinda Katz and Councilman Peter Vallon...
Aug 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wanted man surrenders
Edmund Manuel, the man wanted for second-degree assault, turned himself into police on July 29. Manual was wanted for brutally attacking his ex-wife on June 30 at her home on 57th Drive in Maspeth....
Aug 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
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A 30th annual outreach with local precinct
The 104th connects with the community
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Caruana launches new campaign office on Myrtle
City Council hopeful joined by pols in support of November bid
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New eye care practice opens in Middle Village
20/20 Eye Care of Middle Village at 82-20A Eliot Ave. celebrated its grand opening this past weekend. “We have a great atmosphere, we’re very family oriented and I personally remember my patients f...
Aug 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/6/13-8/11/13)
Monday, Aug. 5 Benazi Balani was arrested at 57-37 64th Street for making graffiti by Officer Sullivan. Garfield Rock was arrested at 1819 Flushing Avenue for criminal trespassing by Officer Martin...
Aug 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
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Subway groper on the loose
Cops are on the hunt for a man who has been repeatedly groping women in subway stations in the Maspeth/Elmhurst area. On five separate occasions between February 5 and July 30, the man lifted a fem...
Aug 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tunisians walk past a polling station in Tunis, Tunisia, Sunday Dec. 21 , 2014. Tunisians voted on Sunday for a new president in a runoff between a symbol of the country's previous regimes and a veteran human rights activist who came to power after the revolution of 2011. (AP Photo/Ilyess Osmane)TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisians voted on Sunday for a new president in a runoff between an official from the country's previous regimes and a veteran human rights activist who came to power after the 2011 revolution.


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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 Steve Holland and Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama moved to prevent U.S. anger at North Korea from spiraling out of control on Sunday by saying the massive hacking of Sony Pictures was not an act of war but instead was cyber-vandalism. Washington's longstanding dispute with North Korea, which for years has centered on its nuclear weapons program, has entered new territory with the accusation that Pyongyang carried out an assault on a major Hollywood entertainment company. ...


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In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Martin Freeman appears in a scene from the film, "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies." (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, Mark Pokorny)NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Jackson's "Hobbit" finale went out on top at the box office, debuting with $56.2 million over the weekend and taking in $90.6 million since opening Wednesday, according to studio estimates Sunday.


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