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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 60 60 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 | 54 54 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 | 105 105 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 | 171 171 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 | 194 194 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 | 183 183 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 | 189 189 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 | 238 238 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 | 314 314 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 | 315 315 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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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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Susan E. Senape
Susan E. Senape passed away on August 28, 2009 at the age of 63. She was the beloved wife of Saverio. She was the loving mother of Christopher, Mark and Derek, and the mother-in-law of Regina. A pr...
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Louise Aquila
Louise Aquila passed away on August 26, 2009 at the age of 81. She was the beloved wife of the late Dominick. She was the loving mother of the late Catherine Saladino. She was the cherished grandmo...
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Linda M. Licari
Linda M. Licari of Middle Village passed away on August 19, 2009 at the age of 56. She was the beloved wife of Robert Lican. She was the devoted mother of Brian & Mark. Loving daughter of John & Ma...
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Julia Chamorro
Julia Chamorro passed away on August 21, 2009 at the age of 69. She was devoted mother of Juliane Pagillo. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Crematory under the direction of Hess-Miller Funeral Home 64-1...
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Richard Rossi
Richard Rossi passed away on August 21, 2009 at the age of 80. He was the loving grandfather of Henry. He was the dear brother of David and also survived by many nieces and nephews. Cremation was i...
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Ida Dossena
Ida Dossena passed away on August 20, 2009 at the age of 94. She was the devoted mother of Thomas Dossena. Service was offered at Blessed Sacrament Church. Interment was in St. John’s Cemetery unde...
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Nina Maria Tabaracci
Nina Maria Tabaracci of Nyack, NY passed away on August 16, 2009 at the age of 29. She was loving daughter of Andre Tabaracci and Barbara Letizia. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Crematory under the di...
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James Langergaard
James Langergaard of Maspeth passed away on August 14, 2009 at the age of 38. He was the loving son of Kaj and Linda Langergaard. He was the dear brother of Brian. Service was offered at Trinity-St...
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Angel A. Morales
Angel A. Morales of Ridgewood passed away on August 17, 2009 at the age of 43. He was the beloved husband of Marilyn Crespo Morales. He was the loving son of Juan and Josefina. He was the dear brot...
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Britain's Prince William, left, and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge arrive to attend the British royal family's traditional Christmas Day church service at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England, Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)SANDRINGHAM, England (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II will use her traditional Christmas broadcast to call for international reconciliation and to praise medical workers fighting Ebola in Africa.


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A demonstrator yells at police officers during a protest outside the Mobil On-The-Run gas and convenience store in Berkeley, Missouri on December 24, 2014Between six and eight protesters were arrested in Berkeley, Missouri, on Wednesday following the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a white officer, US news reports said. KMOV television in St. Louis said the demonstrators were taken into custody after they blocked part of a busy roadway in a "die-in" protest against a string of shootings of black people in the United States by white police officers. The St. Louis Post Dispatch newspaper said about 75 people staged a second protest over police killings late Wednesday, as churchgoers quietly filed into the city's cathedral for a midnight Christmas mass. Wednesday's protest occurred nearly 24 hours after teenager Antonio Martin was killed by a police officer at a Berkeley gas station.


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TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A rocket hit a tank at the eastern Libyan oil port Es Sider, officials said on Thursday. Libya's biggest export terminal, Es Sider has been closed for two weeks because of fighting nearby between forces allied to Libya's competing governments. "A tank was hit but the damage is limited," said an official from a security service allied to the internationally recognised government, now operating from eastern Libya. The oil ministry controlled by a rival government in the capital Tripoli confirmed the rocket strike on its website. ...
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