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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 35 35 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 | 81 81 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 | 113 113 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 | 135 135 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 | 123 123 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 | 131 131 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 | 178 178 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)
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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 | 262 262 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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Small biz needs public health plan
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Going green cheaper than ever
Queens forum held on affordable green measures for homeowners
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Monday, May 25 Gilberto Rodriguez was arrested at 57-14 65th Street for assault by Officer Lewis. Kenneth Beak was arrested at 57-14 65th Street for assault by Officer Lewis. Bicio Bemaram was arre...
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Fire destroys 100-year-old Maspeth church
Pastor believes lightning may have ignited blaze
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Local food donations go a long way
Local food donations go a long way Not only the homeless, but also the day workers are benefiting from donations of food in the area. Generous donations from people at St. Stanislaus and Transfigur...
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VIDEO: Mayor makes stop in Ridgewood
Talks schools, economy, and crime in the 104th Precinct
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Catalpa YMCA will open by September
Promises to be state-of-the-art
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Queensboro Bridge turns 100
Centennial celebration highlights bridge’s history
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Neglected dog in need of loving home
Rescued pooch found with 60 cats in abandoned Maspeth apartment
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25 years of remembering
Maspeth Memorial Day Parade still going strong
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
5/18/09 - 5/24/09
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Queens Business Expo Smash Success
Citi Field is good for more than just baseball. A welcome distraction from the Mets’ inconsistent play of late, the Queens Business Expo May 21 at Citi Field drew the best of the Queens business wo...
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Maspeth parade celebrating 25 years
Will parade down Grand Avenue again this Sunday, May 24, at 1 p.m.
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Swine flu worsens in New York City
More schools close after first city death from virus
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City to slash CB5's 2010 budget
The city is cutting Community Board 5's budget by approximately $37,000 for fiscal year 2010, CB5's District Manager Gary Giordano announced at the board's May 13th meeting. CB5's Fiscal Year 2009 ...
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Police officers block off the scene of a a shooting incident where a gunman killed two New York police officers as they sat in their squad car before turning his weapon on himself in New YorkNEW YORK (Reuters) - Two New York police officers were shot and killed as they sat in a marked squad car in Brooklyn on Saturday afternoon, New York Police Commissioner William Bratton said. The suspect in the shooting then shot and killed himself, Bratton said at a news conference at the Brooklyn hospital where the two officers were taken. The two officers were ambushed in an "assassination," Bratton said. (Reporting by Ellen Wulfhorst; editing by Andrew Hay)


2014-12-20 20:01:28 -0500

A NYPD car is pictured on October 25, 2014New York (AFP) - Two New York uniformed police officers were assassinated in their patrol car in Brooklyn in broad daylight Saturday by a lone gunman who subsequently killed himself, officials confirmed.


2014-12-20 20:00:20 -0500
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's police commissioner says the two officers who were ambushed and killed in their cruiser "were, quite simply, assassinated."
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