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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 25 25 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 | 21 21 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 | 70 70 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 | 95 95 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 | 119 119 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 | 106 106 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 | 115 115 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 | 158 158 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 | 235 235 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 | 246 246 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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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
Jul 21, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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Elmhurst residents protest 58th Ave. shelter
Rally to stop homeless facility from opening in residential neighborhood
Jul 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Inside the Ridgewood Reservoir
Tour illuminates debate over redevelopment project
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony Pictures Entertainment "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader and pledged the U.S. would respond "in a place and manner and time that we choose" to the hack attack on Sony that the FBI blamed on the communist government.
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Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning speaks at a news conference in Lincoln, Neb. on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 announcing that he and Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt are filing a lawsuit in the U.S. Supreme Court seeking a declaration that Colorado's legalization of marijuana violates the U.S. Constitution. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)DENVER (AP) — Despite growing public support for legalizing marijuana, a lawsuit filed by Nebraska and Oklahoma shows that at least two segments of American society are prepared to fight the idea before the nation's highest court — social conservatives and law enforcement.


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This photo provided by Moneyhorse Games shows a scene from the video game, "Glorious Leader." (AP Photo/Moneyhorse Games)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The creator of a satirical video game that depicts Kim Jong Un as a gun-toting, unicorn-riding hero has no plans to cancel his zany creation following a cyberattack and threats of violence against Sony Pictures that the FBI has attributed to North Korea.


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