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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 43 43 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 | 39 39 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 | 90 90 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 | 130 130 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 | 152 152 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 | 141 141 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 | 148 148 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 | 196 196 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 | 272 272 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 | 279 279 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea experienced sweeping and progressively worse Internet outages extending into Monday, with one computer expert saying the country's online access is "totally down." The White House and the State Department declined to say whether the U.S. government was responsible.
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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at news conference at Woodhull Hospital about the two New York Police officers that were shot dead in the Brooklyn borough of New YorkBy Jonathan Allen and Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio sought to ease tensions with the city's police force on Monday, calling for a suspension of protests against the use of excessive force until after the funerals of two officers shot dead in an ambush. De Blasio, a Democrat who has come under intense criticism from some police unions for his handling of protests over police killings of unarmed black men, asked the city to stand by families of the officers who were killed Saturday in Brooklyn. ...


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FILE - In this March 19, 2002 file photo in Chicago, Democratic gubernatorial hopeful U.S. Rep. Rod Blagojevich, left, watches election returns with his wife, Patti, and brother, Rob, at his home. Robert Blagojevich the brother of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich offers fresh details in a new book to back his contention prosecutors used him as a pawn to get his younger sibling on charges he sought to hock President Barack Obama's old U.S. Senate seat. While charges were eventually dropped against him, the Tennessee businessman, says his refusal to turn on his brother made him "collateral damage" of an overzealous prosecution that cost his reputation, $1 million in legal bills and a still-unrepaired family split. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)CHICAGO (AP) — The brother of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich says in a new book that prosecutors tried to use him as a pawn to get his younger sibling on charges he sought to sell or trade an appointment to President Barack Obama's vacated U.S. Senate seat.


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