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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 76 76 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 | 70 70 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 | 121 121 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 | 194 194 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 | 219 219 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 | 207 207 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 | 212 212 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 | 260 260 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 | 336 336 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 | 331 331 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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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
Aug 04, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board 5 to Meet on 8/12
The next regular monthly meeting of Community Board 5, Queens will be conducted on Wednesday, August 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the CNL Room of Christ the King Regional High School (3rd Floor – Door 10), ...
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Maspeth small biz struggling
Recession hits home
Jul 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth's New Sound Studio keeps the hits coming
What makes a hit song? While great lyrics are important for a chart-topping ditty, they’re not the only thing that needs to enter to mix. The instruments, voice, and production are all important fa...
Jul 28, 2009 | 4 4 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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P.S. 87 addition popular, but still not in the works
DOE opposed to an extension for MidVille school
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Plan to truck garbage through Maspeth stinks
Group protest Waste Management proposal
Jul 21, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Doe Fund contract extended
Organization will continue to tidy up Grand Avenue
Jul 21, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nabes call for St. Saviour's site to become park
At the same time Maspeth residents were protesting a plan to transfer garbage through their neighborhood Saturday morning, they also called for the transformation of the former St. Saviour's site i...
Jul 21, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Street repairs scheduled for CB5
The following roadways are scheduled for milling and resurfacing in the Community Board 5 area this year: • Metropolitan Avenue, from 80 Street to Fresh Pond Road • Cooper Avenue from 73 Place to 6...
Jul 21, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
07/13/09 - 07/19/09
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Queens against upstate gas drilling near reservoirs
Upstate senator says plan, if done right, could bring area much-needed jobs
Jul 14, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Waste Management plan voted down by CB5
Board calls for alternatives
Jul 14, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
07/06/09 - 07/12/09
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MidVille Radio Shack robbed
Police are on the hunt for a male-female team that held up a Middle Village Radio Shack on July 5. The pair entered the store at 69-18 Metropolitan Avenue at 4:45 p.m. armed with a handgun. They de...
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Five people were stabbed early on Saturday in a restaurant in Washington, D.C., police said. The incident occurred around 12:30 a.m. at McFadden's, a popular restaurant and nightclub on Pennsylvania Avenue, eight blocks from the White House in the nation's capital. All five victims were taken to hospital with knife wounds, a police spokesman said Saturday. Their identities have not been released. Police said the stabbing happened inside the bar. Photos posted on Twitter Saturday show a blood-splattered sidewalk. Calls to McFadden's requesting comment were not returned. ...
2014-12-27 11:25:23 -0500

An NYPD logo is pictured on a wall above a makeshift memorial at the site where two police officers were shot in the head in the Brooklyn borough of New YorkBy Jonathan Allen and Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of police and other mourners filled a New York City church and surrounding streets for the funeral on Saturday of one of two police officers ambushed by a gunman who said he was avenging the killing of unarmed black men by police. Singled out for their uniforms, the deaths of Rafael Ramos and his partner Wenjian Liu have become a rallying point for police and their supporters around the country, beleaguered by months of street rallies by protesters who say police practices are marked by racism. ...


2014-12-27 11:15:50 -0500

FILE - In this Dec. 27, 1983 file photo provided by Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope John Paul II, left, meets Mehmet Ali Agca, in Agca's prison cell in Rome. The Vatican says the Turk who shot and wounded John Paul II in 1981 has laid flowers on the saint's tomb in St. Peter's Basilica. A Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Ciro Benedettini, said the surprise visit Saturday by Mehmet Ali Agca lasted a few minutes. As with other flowers left by visitors to the tomb, the white blossoms were later removed by basilica workers. John Paul visited the incarcerated Agca in 1983 and later intervened with Italian authorities to gain Agca's release in 2000 from the Italian prison where he was serving a life sentence for the assassination attempt in St. Peter's Square. (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, File)VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Turkish gunman who shot and wounded John Paul II in 1981 laid white flowers Saturday on the saint's tomb in St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican officials said.


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