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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 39 39 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 | 35 35 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 | 86 86 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 | 122 122 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 | 144 144 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 | 132 132 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 | 140 140 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 | 188 188 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 | 262 262 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 | 270 270 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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Doris I. Scholl
Doris I. Scholl of Ridgewood passed away on July 9, 2013 at the age of 85. She was the beloved wife of Lawrence. Devoted mother of the late Frank, Thomas, Veronica Andrejcisk. Daughter of the late ...
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Joseph Lattanzio
Joseph Lattanzio passed away on Tuesday, July 09, 2013 at the age of 83. Place of death West Palm Beach, FL. Beloved Father of Joseph M. Lattanzio and Father-in-Law of Susan. Cherished Grandfather ...
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Raymond J. White
Raymond J. White passed away on Friday, July 05, 2013 at the age of 74. Beloved Husband of Gail White. Loving Father of Joseph White, Lisa Farrell and Christine White. Cherished Grandfather of Timo...
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Salvatore Pipia
Salvatore Pipia passed away on Thursday, July 04, 2013 at the age of 86. Beloved Husband of the late Jennie Pipia. Loving Father of Frank Pipia, Laura Sanders, Salvatore Pipia Jr. , and Jennifer Pe...
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Waverly W. Gregory
Waverly W. Gregory passed away on Tuesday, July 02, 2013 at the age of 85. Beloved Husband of Jourisha Gregory. Loving Father of Waverly W. Gregory Jr. , Lawrence Gregory, Maria Tye and Michele Gre...
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Mary Ann Ignacio
Mary Ann Ignacio passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2013 at the age of 46. Beloved Wife of Normandie Sarmiento. Loving Mother of Sean Sarmiento. Cherished Daughter of Blanchita and the late Arsenio Ig...
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Nellie Zajkowski
Nellie Zajkowski passed away June 13th, 2013 at the age of 96 years. Beloved Mother of Geraldine Whyte, Regina Franklin and Joseph M. Zajkowski. Loving Grandmother of four. Also survived by many ni...
Jun 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 288 288 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rafael M. Sequeira, MD
Rafael M. Sequeira, MD passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at the age of 82. Beloved Husband of Teresa M. Sequeira. Loving Father of Ricardo Sequeira, Rodrigo Sequeira,Teresa Sequeira-Lundy, Maria...
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Hieronim Grzybowski
Hieronim Grzybowski passed away on Friday, June 14, 2013 at the age of 80. Beloved Husband of Regina Grzybowska. Loving Father of Ryszard Grzybowski, Grazyna Zalewski and Marek Grzybowski and Fathe...
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Richard R. Donadio
Richard R. Donadio passed away on Saturday, June 08, 2013 at the age of 84. Beloved Husband of Cathie Donadio. Loving Father of Theresa, Anthony, Joseph, Raymond and Rita. Also survived by numerous...
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Rosalie Ferrara
Rosalie Ferrara passed away on Sunday, June 09, 2013 at the age of 88. Beloved Wife of the late Louis Salvatore Ferrara. Loving Mother of James Ferrara and Mary Lou Botto. Cherished Grandmother of ...
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Marion Romeo
Marion Romeo passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at the age of 80. Beloved Wife of the late Vincent F. Romeo. Loving Mother of Douglas Timmons, Deborah Timmons, Donna Zarobinski and Vincent Rome...
Jun 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 348 348 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carmela Vertuccio
Carmela Vertuccio passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2013 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late Salvatore Vertuccio. Loving Mother of Marie Ragone, Vincent Vertuccio, Margaret Pepe and Sally Lou O...
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Antoinette Frances Gilberti
Antoinette Frances Gilberti passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the age of 87. Beloved Sister of Anthony Gilberti. Loving Aunt of Dolores Scarfone, Anthony Ruffino, Dolores Mirenda and James G...
May 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 297 297 recommendations | email to a friend
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Czeslaw M. Szczepaniec
Czeslaw M. Szczepaniec passed away on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at the age of 52. Beloved Husband of Krystina Szczepaniec. Loving Father of Kamila Szczepaniec & Konrad Szczepaniec and Father-in-Law of...
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Italian entrepreneur Marcello di Finizio talks on the phone as he stands on the facade of St. Peter’s Cathedral at the Vatican, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. Marcello di Finizio lowered himself Sunday onto a narrow ledge on the facade of St. Peter’s Cathedral, the fifth time he has evaded Vatican security to mount a public protest against government reforms from one of Roman Catholicism’s holiest sites. Marcello di Finizio told the Associated Press by telephone from his perch overlooking St. Peter’s Square that he chose the spot above the cathedral’s main entrance because it was more visible than the cupola, which he had scaled on four previous protests. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)VATICAN CITY (AP) — An Italian entrepreneur lowered himself onto a narrow ledge on the facade of St. Peter's Basilica on Sunday, the fifth time he has evaded Vatican security to mount a public protest against government reforms at one of Roman Catholicism's holiest sites.


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Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell (26) carries the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Tom Puskar)PITTSBURGH (AP) — A two-year playoff absence is barely a hiccup in most NFL cities. In Pittsburgh, it's a drought that forced one of the league's most successful franchises to rebuild itself on the fly.


2014-12-21 16:34:22 -0500

NYPD Officers ShotNEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department says a gunman who ambushed two officers in their car told two passers-by to "watch what I'm going to do."


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