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From "Lost Side Of Suburbia" to "Poptropica," An Exclusive Interview with Artist Kory Merritt
Dec 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   Kory Merritt started cartooning and illustrating while attending SUNY Brockport. His weekly comic strip, Brockport Chronicled, won the John Locher Memorial Awa...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 83 83 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 | 78 78 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 | 128 128 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 | 212 212 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 | 238 238 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 | 227 227 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 | 230 230 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 | 280 280 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 | 353 353 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...

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Queens Metro HS will open to more students
DOE also considering incubating school with Maspeth class
Jan 26, 2010 | 2 2 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
01-18-2010 to 01-24-2010
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Haitians find comfort in routine
To cope, continue working together at Queens chocolate factory
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Bravest, Finest assist in Haiti relief efforts
Have already pulled four alive from devastation
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Maspeth traffic study forum upcoming
DOT will host public discussion
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
1/11/10 - 1/17/10
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Not so fast on cuts to mass transit
Albany politicians vow to stop service cuts
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St. Stanislaus in Maspeth Inducts Hall of Fame Members At Gala
Today, there are nearly 250 students enrolled in kindergarten through eighth grade and the legacy of St. Stanislaus lives through the spirit of its volunteers and dedicated staff of educators. Thos...
Jan 12, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Last year one of the safest for Queens residents
Serious crime decreased across board
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Queens woman found brutally murdered
Cops suspect boyfriend, who has since fled US
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Community boards not happy with Ridgewood Reservoir plans
Lighting, ped bridge among sticking points
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Finding a solution to graffiti near Atlas Park
Despite community efforts, vandalism still an issue
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...And To All "A Good KNIGHT"!
A couple of our favorite local heroes were at it again this Christmas Eve, as Maspeth's KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS (Francis Cardinal Spellman Council 6014) made the rounds of the neighborhood Thursday nig...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
12/21/09 - 12/27/09
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Maspeth man recovering at EGH
A longtime Maspeth resident who was a ubiquitous figure on Grand Avenue had to be rushed to the emergency room on December 19. Tommy Dowd, 48, was admitted to Elmhurst General Hospital just after 1...
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File photo of a motorist holding a fuel pump at a Gulf petrol station in LondonBy Keith Wallis SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Monday, after dropping for the past two sessions, as escalating clashes in Libya stoked worries about supply from the OPEC member. A fire caused by fighting at one of Libya's main export terminals has destroyed 800,000 barrels of crude - more than two days of the country's output, officials said, amid clashes between factions battling for control of the nation.. "Libya, and all the other problems, warrants some kind of risk premium," said Jonathan Barratt, chief investment officer at Sydney's Ayers Alliance. ...


2014-12-29 04:29:36 -0500

In this Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 photo, an internally displaced Afghan girl peeks from an adult's shawl at a camp in Kabul, Afghanistan. Thousands of Afghans are pouring into makeshift camps in the capital where they face a harsh winter as the Taliban return to areas once cleared by foreign forces, who this week are marking the end of their combat mission. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Thousands of Afghans are pouring into makeshift camps in the capital where they face a harsh winter as the Taliban return to areas once cleared by foreign forces, who this week are marking the end of their combat mission.


2014-12-29 04:14:05 -0500
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran held a funeral on Monday for a senior commander in the Revolutionary Guard who was killed during a battle against the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq.
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