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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 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 | 31 31 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 | 79 79 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 | 106 106 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 | 129 129 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 | 117 117 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 | 125 125 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 | 170 170 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 | 246 246 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 | 254 254 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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Sanitation department goes green
City unveils latest fuel-efficient vehicles
Aug 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Al Pacino shoots in Queens
Film star on location at Clinton Diner
Aug 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crowley, first-time incumbent
Confident Councilwoman running on record
Aug 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Ledger Endorses Bloomberg
Going along with the City Council's decision to overturn term limits may not have been a popular move, but if New Yorkers want strong leadership and a mayor who is going to make the tough decisions...
Aug 19, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police blotter
08/10/09 - 08/16/09
Aug 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB5 Dog run committee formed
Dog owners clamoring for a dog run at Juniper Valley Park may get their wish after all. At its August 12th meeting, Community Board 5 passed a resolution to form a subcommittee to discuss the need ...
Aug 18, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seniors grow hip to local food movement
Receive free produce from growers, supermarkets
Aug 18, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
8/3/2009 - 8/10/2009
Aug 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct takes crime fighting to the streets
Host community event as part of National Night Out
Aug 11, 2009 | 3 3 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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80th Street gridlock continues
Crowley, DOT look at traffic issue
Aug 11, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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P.S. 87 still won’t get addition, says DOE Department unmoved after tour
A tour of P.S. 87 has not changed the Department of Education’s (DOE) mind: the DOE still won’t build an addition there, despite an outcry from the community for more space at the cramped Middle Vi...
Aug 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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ELECTIONS 2009: THE RACE FOR MAYOR
We sit down with two of the candidates - Bloomberg & Thompson
Aug 04, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ognibene running for council, again
Takes opening shot at Crowley
Aug 04, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rezone takes effect
300-block area comes under protection
Aug 04, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sans dog run, owners enjoy a walk in the park
But many say they would support a dog run in Juniper
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U.N. Secretary General Ban has his temperature checked upon arrival at the Roberts International airport in MonroviaBy Matthew Mpoke Bigg HASTINGS, Sierra Leone (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday praised healthcare workers fighting the Ebola virus as he paid his first visit to Liberia and Sierra Leone following an outbreak that has killed nearly 7,000 people. Ban paid tribute to local workers and the United Nations, but he singled out medics from the three countries at the heart of the epidemic who have fallen sick while treating patients. ...


2014-12-20 03:37:17 -0500

San Diego Padres outfielder Matt Kemp, center, poses for a picture with Padres general manager A.J. Preller, left, and manager Bud Black, right, during a news conference introducing Kemp as part of the baseball club Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, in San Diego. The Padres deal for the former the Los Angeles Dodger was the first of three big deals by the new Padres general manager, who also has added outfielder Wil Myers, the 2013 AL Rookie of the Year, from Tampa Bay and All-Star catcher Derek Norris from Oakland. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)There was a flurry of news around Major League Baseball on Friday as teams worked to retool before the holiday break. Here are some things to know about all the player moves and other changes:


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FILE - In this March 8, 2014 file photo, Dr. Ben Carson, professor emeritus at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference annual meeting in National Harbor, Md. In his first visit to Israel, prospective Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said he is in awe of the Jewish state, inspired by its ancient holy sites, impressed by the resilience of people living in a perpetual conflict zone _ and deeply disappointed in President Barack Obama. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)JERUSALEM (AP) — In his first visit to Israel, prospective Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said he is in awe of the Jewish state, inspired by its ancient holy sites, impressed by the resilience of people living in a perpetual conflict zone — and deeply disappointed in President Barack Obama.


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