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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 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 | 15 15 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 | 63 63 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 | 83 83 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 | 107 107 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 | 94 94 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 | 101 101 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 | 145 145 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 | 221 221 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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J. John McKillop
J. John McKillop passed away on August 16, 2009. A retired funeral director, he was the beloved husband of the late Arlene. He was the devoted father of Laurene and John P. and the loving grandfath...
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Mary Ellen Huhn
Mary Ellen Huhn of Middle Village passed away on July 28, 2009 at the age of 50. She was a native of Brooklyn, NY. She was the beloved mother of Carl. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Cemetery under the...
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Jorge Fernandez
Jorge Fernandez passed away on August 15, 2009 at the age of 90. He was the beloved uncle of Aileen Proctor. He was the dear friend of Victoria Caamano. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Asce...
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Marie A. Zalocki
Marie A. Zalocki passed away on August 12, 2009 at the age of 80. She was the beloved wife of the late John J. She was the loving mother of Richard Zalocki and Karen Tableman and mother-in-law of C...
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Maragaret Hirsch
Maragaret Hirsch passed away on August 5, 2009 at the age of 80. She was the beloved Wife of Jack. Services were offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Interment was in L.I. National Cemetery under t...
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Fritz Pierre-Andre
Fritz Pierre-Andre passed away on August 5, 2009 at the age of 66. He was the devoted Father of Colette Andre-Smith. Services were offered at Holy Sacrament Church. Interment was in Calvary Cemeter...
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Carolyn Satory
Carolyn Satory passed away on August 5, 2009 at the age of 72. She was the devoted Mother of Robert and George. Services were offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Cremat...
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Minnie Sorbara
Minnie Sorbara passed away on August 5, 2009 at the age of 87. She was the beloved Wife of the late Dominic. Devoted Mother of Robert and Lynn. Services were offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. In...
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Enrico Nicodemo
Enrico Nicodemo of Brooklyn passed away on August 3, 2009 at the age of 77. He was the dear Brother of Stella and Connie and is also survived by nieces and nephews. Services were offered at St. Fra...
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Enrico Nicodemo
Enrico Nicodemo of Brooklyn passed away on August 3, 2009 at the age of 77. He was the dear Brother of Stella and Connie and is also survived by nieces and nephews. Services were offered at St. Fra...
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Florence Jankowski
Florence Jankowski passed away on August 9, 2009 at the age of 81. She was the beloved Wife of the late Peter. Devoted Mother of Janet, Peter and Albert. Dear Sister of Elizabeth and Victoria. She ...
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Luganda Merino
Luganda Merino passed away on August 8, 2009 at the age of 80. She was the beloved Wife of Ramon. Devoted Mother of Piedad Villamar, Carmen Ponce, Ramon O. Merino and Daysi Merino. Dear Sister of E...
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Jacqueline Roman
Jacqueline Roman of Ridgewood passed away on July 31, 2009 at the age of 42. She was the devoted mother of Jennifer Flores. Loving daughter of Merquiades Torres and David Roman. Dear sister of Loui...
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Joseph D. Griffith
Joseph D. Griffith passed away on July 31, 2009 at the age of 51. Dear brother of Mark Griffith. Service was offered at St. Mary Star of the Sea. Interment was in Pinelawn Memorial Park under the d...
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Ismael Serrano
Ismael Serrano passed away on August 2, 2009 at the age of 86. He was the beloved husband of Ramona. Devoted father of Carmen Siconolfi, Ismael, Sonia Reyes, Miriam Ortiz and the late David. Surviv...
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Shoppers wrestle over a television as they compete to purchase retail items on "Black Friday" at an Asda superstore in WembleyLONDON (Reuters) - British retail sales surged at their fastest annual rate in more than a decade in November, as U.S.-style "Black Friday" discounts drove record sales growth at electrical and department stores. The figures suggest strong economic growth and a recent fall in prices for essentials such as food and fuel are finally starting to translate into higher morale among some households- a good sign for Britain's ruling Conservatives before May's national election, where cost of living issues are centre stage. Retail sales volumes rose 1.6 percent on the month to show 6. ...


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Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Russia's chief rabbi Berel Lazar and Chairman of Federation of Russia's Jewish Organizations Alexander Boroda in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Presidential Press Service)MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian economy will rebound and the ruble will stabilize, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday at his annual press conference.


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This photo provided by Columbia Pictures - Sony shows, Randall Park, center, as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Columbia Pictures' "The Interview." North Korea has been linked to the unprecedented act of cyberwarfare against Sony Pictures that exposed tens of thousands of sensitive documents and escalated to threats of terrorist attacks that ultimately drove the studio to cancel all release plans for "The Interview." (AP Photo/Columbia Pictures - Sony, Ed Araquel)NEW YORK (AP) — The unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures which a U.S. official says is linked to North Korea may be the most damaging cyberattack ever inflicted on an American business.


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