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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 59 59 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 | 53 53 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 | 104 104 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 | 170 170 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 | 193 193 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 | 182 182 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 | 188 188 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 | 237 237 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 | 312 312 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 | 314 314 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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Walter A. Mikoleski
Walter A. Mikoleski passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2013 at the age of 87. Beloved Husband of the late Margaret Mikoleski. Loving Father of Lawrence Mikoleski and William Mikoleski and Fathe...
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James R. Shanahan
James R. Shanahan passed away on Saturday, September 07, 2013 at the age of 26. Beloved Son of Kenneth and Patricia Shanahan. Loving Brother of Kristine DeSena (Nicholas), Matthew Shanahan and Kevi...
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Sorin D. Radulesco
Sorin D. Radulesco of Ridgewood passed away on September 4, 2013 at the age of 44. A native of Romania. Devoted father of Daniela and Steven. Beloved uncle of Bianca. Dear brother of Carmen and Mar...
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Arthur T. Morales
Arthur T. Morales passed away in Virginia Beach, VA on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at the age of 80. Beloved Husband of Anna Morales. Loving Father of Arthur A. Morales (Karen L.), Concetta Morales, C...
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Caroline Mole
Caroline Mole passed away on Wednesday, September 04, 2013 at the age of 77. Beloved Wife of the late Richard S. Mole. Loving Mother of Margaret Ruller and Richard A. Mole and Mother-in-Law of Pete...
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Mary Pirc
Mary Pirc passed away on Wednesday, September 04, 2013 at the age of 90. Beloved Sister of John Pirc. Loving Aunt of Edward & Jill and John & Jenny. Dear Great-Aunt of Jessica, Allison & Cole Caulf...
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Giovanna DeSantis
Giovanna DeSantis passed away on Friday, August 30, 2013 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late Carmine DeSantis. Loving Mother of Biagio DeSantis and Carmelina Pizzariello and Mother-in-Law of...
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Pietro Savasta
Pietro Savasta passed away on Friday, September 06, 2013 at the age of 89. Beloved Husband of the late Caterina. Loving Father of George Aldo Savasta, Vito (Rita) Savasta, Maria (Lillo) Calvaruso, ...
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Mary Bolton
Mary Bolton passed away on Friday, September 06, 2013 at the age of 81. Beloved Wife of the late Charles Bolton. Loving Daughter of Mary and the late Michael Kilbarry. Dear Sister of John Kilbarry ...
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Willibald Weilharter
Willibald Weilharter of Ridgewood passed away on August 12, 2013 at the age of 79. A native of Austria. He was the beloved husband of Erika. Devoted father of Norbert & Martina LoGuidice. Dear brot...
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Helen Bergendale
Helen Bergendale passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2013 at the age of 92. Beloved Wife of the late Albert Bergendale. Loving Mother of James, Mary, Alex and the late Carol. Cherished Grandmother ...
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Arthur T. Morales
Arthur T. Morales passed away in Virginia Beach, VA on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at the age of 80. Beloved Husband of the late Anna Morales. Loving Father of Arthur A. Morales (Karen L.), Concetta M...
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Catherine V. Czyzak
Catherine V. Czyzak passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at the age of 88. Beloved Wife of the late Leo J. Czyzak. Loving Mother of Mary Ann Sacco, Robert Czyzak, Rick Czyzak and Leo J. Czyzak...
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Lucy N. Angelicola
Lucy N. Angelicola passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at the age of 96. Beloved Mother of Nicholas Angelicola. Loving Sister of Joseph Angelicola and the late Augie Angelicola and Caroline A...
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Catherine A. Byrne
Catherine A. Byrne passed away on Thursday, August 15, 2013 at the age of 73. Cherished daughter of the late Alice and John Byrne. Loving Mother of the late Steven. Dear Sister of John M. Byrne Jr....
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KANO, Nigeria (AP) — A 13-year-old says her father gave her to Boko Haram extremists and that she was arrested after refusing to explode a suicide bomb at a market in Kano, Nigeria's second largest city in the north.
2014-12-25 04:53:32 -0500

Rina Vor with her children arrives for Christmas prayer in a Church where she has taken refuge after fleeing from her village when it came under attack by an indigenous separatist group in Shamukjuli village in Sonitpur district of Indian eastern state of Assam, Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014. Police says the death toll from rebel violence in remote northeastern India has risen to 72 with the recovery of more bodies from abandoned villages. Vor was putting her four young children to sleep in her village when she heard the gunfire late Tuesday, Dec. 23. She gathered the children and ran for safety. On Thursday she sat huddled with her children in the church along with hundreds of other survivors of a rebel massacre that killed 72 Adivasi tribe members. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)SHAMUKJULI, India (AP) — Rina Vor was putting her four young children to sleep in her village in India's remote northeast when she heard the gunfire. She gathered them and ran for safety.


2014-12-25 04:49:57 -0500
TOKYO/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sony Corp's Tokyo headquarters is changing its usual arm's-length relationship with its U.S. studio following a massive cyberattack and the controversy over the comedy "The Interview", with the group CEO being consulted on key decisions, company officials said. Before the devastating cyberattack, Sony Pictures Entertainment was relatively independent of the Tokyo HQ, despite the company's slogan that it is "One Sony" across an empire of movies, music, gadgets and even insurance. ...
2014-12-25 04:42:27 -0500