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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 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 | 17 17 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 | 66 66 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 | 86 86 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 | 110 110 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 | 97 97 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 | 104 104 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 | 148 148 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 | 224 224 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 | 236 236 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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Anthony M. Natale
Anthony M. Natale passed away on Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at the age of 85. Mr. Natale was a United States Army veteran who served during World War II. He was the beloved husband of Evelyn. He w...
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Bridget Brosnan
Bridget Brosnan passed away on Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at the age of 79. She was the loving wife of the late Edmond. She was the loving mother of Therese, Francis and George. She was the cheris...
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Madeline Karantzes
Madeline Karantzes passed away on Monday, September 7, 2009 at the age of 32. She wsa the cherished daughter of John and Helen Karantzes. She was the beloved sister of Marianthy Lazaridis and Adria...
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Rose Malo
Rose Malo passed away on Friday, September 11, 2009 at the age of 71. She was the beloved wife of the late Arthur A. Malo Sr. She was the loving mother of Rose Krachie, Arthur A. Jr., Cynthia Temke...
Sep 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anthony F. Caraccino
Anthony F. Caraccino passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2009 at the age of 87. He was the beloved husband of Angela. He was the loving father of Maria Giovanna and Lia Flora and the father-in-l...
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Beatrice Alson
Beatrice Alson passed away August 17th. She was the beloved wife of Alvin, the loving mother of Naomi and the devoted grandmother of Miles Ketchum. She accomplished many things. She was a nurse, an...
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Larry Gene Bunn
Larry Gene Bunn passed away on Monday, August 31, 2009 at the age of 66. He was the beloved husband of Shirley. He was the loving father of Kim Minsky, Wendy Burke, Sandi Courtney and Kenneth Bunn....
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Eddie Viloria
Eddie Viloria passed away on Thursday, September 3, 2009 at the age of 55. He was the beloved husband of Dionisia. He was the loving father of Edd Christian and Euneka. Interment was at the Municip...
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Thomas Randone
Thomas Randone passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at the age of 87. He was the beloved husband of the late Anna M. He was the loving father of Anna Militello and the father-in-law of Michael. ...
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Vincent Caracciola
Vincent Caracciola passed away on Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at the age of 71. He was the beloved husband of Sandra. He was the loving father of Victor. He was the cherished grandfather of Ryan a...
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George Prieto
George Prieto passed away on Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at the age of 50. He was the cherished son of the late Eloina F. He was the loving father of George Robert and Christopher Xavier. He was t...
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Helen and Joseph Flaherty
September 4, 2009 Helen and Joseph Flaherty are celebrating their 69th Wedding Anniversary together in Heaven. We love and miss you always and forever. Love Marianne and Paul Laurie and Douglas and...
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Thomas Randone
Thomas Randone passed away on August 25, 2009 at the age of 87. Mr. Randone was a United States Army veteran who served during World War II. He was the beloved husband of the late Anna M. He was th...
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Theresa Bellucci
Theresa Bellucci passed away on August 24, 2009 at the age of 74. She was the beloved wife of Joseph. She was the loving mother of Victoria Steele, Rosemary Durnan and Joseph Jr., and the mother-in...
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Mary Hreglia
Mary Hreglia passed away on August 25, 2009 at the age of 97. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph. She was the loving mother of Anthony R. and the late Joann. She was the cherished grandmot...
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An explosion following an air strike is seen in western Kobani neighbourhoodWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S.-led air strikes in Syria focused on the contested city of Kobani near the Turkish border on Thursday, with six air strikes that destroyed seven Islamic State fighting positions, a building and a tactical unit, the U.S. military said. U.S. and partner nations also conducted five air strikes in Iraq on Thursday, targeting Islamic State militants in Tal Afar, Mosul and Ramadi, the U.S. Central Command said in a statement. (Writing by Doina Chiacu; Editing by Bill Trott)


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A poster for the movie "The Interview" is taken down by a worker after being pulled from a display case at a Carmike Cinemas movie theater, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Atlanta. Georgia-based Carmike Cinemas has decided to cancel its planned showings of "The Interview" in the wake of threats against theatergoers by the Sony hackers. (AP Photo/David Goldman)ATLANTA (AP) — Companies across the globe are on high alert to tighten up network security to avoid being the next company brought to its knees by hackers like those that executed the dramatic cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment.


2014-12-18 16:53:28 -0500
(Reuters) - The U.S. Secret Service, charged with guarding the lives of presidents, their families and other dignitaries, is considered one of the elite protective agencies in the world but it has had its share of failures and embarrassments in recent years. An independent review panel on Thursday recommended an outside leader to spur change at the agency, as well as more agents, better training and a higher White House fence. The following are some of the agency's highest profile blunders and missteps in recent years. ...
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