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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 78 78 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 | 72 72 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 | 122 122 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 | 197 197 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 | 221 221 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 | 209 209 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 | 214 214 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 | 262 262 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 | 338 338 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 | 332 332 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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Stella Mentel
Stella Mentel passed away on October 5, 2010. She was the beloved mother of Patricia Gallo and Joan Norris. She was the dear sister of Helen Augustyn. She was the cherished grandmother of Nicole, M...
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William "Bill" John Kaiser
William "Bill" John Kaiser A Memorial Service celebrating the life of William “Bill” John Kaiser 75, of Ormond Beach was celebrated on Saturday, September 11, 2010, 11:00 AM at the Prince of Peace ...
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Michael P. Stelmok
Memorial Remembrance Notice In Memory of Michael P. Stelmok of Rego Park, September 26 2010,the First Anniversary of his passing. He is remembered by his beloved mother, Theresa Stelmok and dear co...
Oct 08, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vasili Agnos
Vasili Agnos passed away on Friday, September 24, 2010 at the age of 85. He was the beloved husband of Virginia. He was the loving father of Catherine and Artemis Hatzinikolaou and father-in-law of...
Sep 28, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mary Buchalski
Mary Buchalski passed away on Friday, September 24, 2010 at the age of 97. She was the beloved wife of the late Stanislaus. She was the loving mother of Carole Golis and Stephen T. Bush and the mot...
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Anna C. Pfister
Anna C. Pfister of Middle Village passed away on September 18, 2010 at the age of 94. She was the devoted aunt of Cathy Connolly and Joseph Pfister, the late Carol Cashes. She was the dear great au...
Sep 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fred Endres III
Fred Endres III passed away on August 2, 2010. A Mass of The Angels will be offered for Freddy Endres on September 29, 2010 at 7:30pm at Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church in Ridgewood. All ar...
Sep 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oscar Cifuentes
Oscar Cifuentes of Ridgewood passed away on September 19, 2010 at the age of 69. He was the beloved husband of Rosa. He was the devoted father of Gustave, Jacqueline and George. He is survived by o...
Sep 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charles Schnell
Charles Schnell passed away on September 5, 2010 at the age of 65. He was the beloved husband of Kathleen (Nee)Bauer. He was the dear brother of Betty Kidd and Patricia Hirt and the dear brother-in...
Sep 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ann Felurew
Ann Felurew of Middle Village passed away on August 15, 2010 at the age of 70. She was the beloved sister of the late Leo. She is also survived by many friends. Services were held at Hess-Miller Fu...
Sep 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Krzysztof Kuc
Krzysztof Kuc passed away on August 19, 2010 at the age of 54. He was the dear brother of Jolanta Faryna. Services were offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home on Saturday September 18, 2010. Cremation...
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Helen Bobko
Helen Bobko of Forest Hills, NY passed away on September 16, 2010 at the age of 81. She was the devoted aunt of Mark Zavatsky. Services were held at Hell-Miller Funeral Home. Interment followed at ...
Sep 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jeannette Croquez
Jeannette Croquez of Ridgewood passed away on September 12, 2010. She was the beloved wife of Manuel. She was the devoted mother of Elizabeth Ann Colicchio and Joseph. She was the dear sister of Ma...
Sep 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Donald J Barberi
Donald J Barberi passed away on Thursday, September 16, 2010 at the age of 74. He was the beloved father of Steven, Patty and Louis. He was the cherished grandfather of Jessica. He was the loving b...
Sep 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lucille Scola
Lucille Scola passed away on Sunday, September 19, 2010 at the age of 76. She was the beloved mother of Kim Pepe, Gregg Scola and James Scola. She was the cherished grandmother of Michael, Nicholas...
Sep 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York City police officers walk toward Christ Tabernacle Church before funeral services for officer Rafael Ramos at in the Glendale section of Queens, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, in New York. Ramos and his partner, officer Wenjian Liu, were killed Dec. 20 as they sat in their patrol car on a Brooklyn street. The shooter, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, later killed himself. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)The killings of two unarmed blacks by white police officers in Missouri and New York this summer touched off protests and a national debate over police conduct that intensified after grand juries refused to indict the officers.


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FILE - This Dec. 17, 2014 file photo shows a classic American car driving past the U.S. Interests Section buidling in Havana, Cuba. A half-century after Washington severed relations with Cuba, the seven-story mission is set to become a full-fledged embassy. The U.S. and Cuba announced on Dec. 17, 2014 they are re-establishing full diplomatic relations. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File)HAVANA (AP) — A half-century after Washington severed relations with Cuba, the United States' seven-story mission looms over Havana's seaside Malecon boulevard as the largest diplomatic outpost in the country.


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SMU’s Taylor Brame, left, fouls Connecticut’s Breanna Stewart, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Moriah Jefferson had a career-high 24 points and No. 2 UConn routed SMU 96-45 on Saturday in the American Athletic Conference opener for both teams.


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