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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 38 38 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 | 34 34 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 | 84 84 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 | 116 116 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 | 138 138 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 | 126 126 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 | 134 134 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 | 181 181 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 | 255 255 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 | 264 264 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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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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Rosemarie Rago
Rosemarie Rago of Middle Village passed away on August 18, 2009 at the age of 72. A native of Brooklyn. She was the beloved wife of Carl Rago. She was the devoted mother of MaryAnn Eppich. She was ...
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Nicholas Weremeychik
Nicholas Weremeychik of Elmhurst, NY passed away on August 22, 2009 at the age of 92. Mr. Weremeychik was a United States Army veteran who served during World War II. He was the beloved husband of ...
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Graciela Merlo
Graciela Merlo passed away on August 20, 2009 at the age of 53. She was the beloved wife of Hugo. She was the loving mother of Guadalupe, Belen and Pablo. She was the cherished grandmother of Pauli...
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Matilda Buturla
Matilda Buturla passed away on August 12, 2009 at the age of 94. She was the beloved wife of John J. She was the loving mother of Robert Baron, Kenneth Baron and the late John J. Baron. She was the...
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Madeline C. Toth
Madeline C. Toth passed away on August 16, 2009. She was the beloved sister of Frederick W. Dalm and wife, Gertrude. She is survived by many nieces and nephews. Religious service was held at Kodis ...
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Stella Majewski
Stella Majewski, a lifelong Maspeth resident and member of Holy Cross Church, passed away on August 18, 2009 at the age of 94. She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony. She was the loving mothe...
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Saudi Arabia's Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ali Ibrahim Naimi leaves the hall during the opening day of the 10th Arab energy Conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's oil chief says that allegations the kingdom conspired to bring oil prices down to harm its neighbors are false.


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FILE - In this Sunday, May 11, 2014 file photo, A soldier and government officials inspects the bridge that link Nigeria and Cameroon following an attacked by Islamic militants in Gambaru, Nigeria. Thousands of members of Nigeria’s home-grown Islamic extremist Boko Haram group strike across the border in Cameroon, with coordinated attacks on border towns, a troop convoy and a major barracks. Further north, Boko Haram employs recruits from Chad to enforce its control in northeastern Nigerian towns and cities. In Niger, the government has declared a “humanitarian crisis” and appealed for international aid to help tens of thousands of Nigerian refugees driven from their homes by the insurgency. (AP Photo/Jossy Ola, File)MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Thousands of members of Nigeria's home-grown Islamic extremist Boko Haram group strike across the border in Cameroon, with coordinated attacks on border towns, a troop convoy and a major barracks.


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A member of the Palestinian security forces carries a girl as she waits to cross into Egypt at the Rafah crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza StripBy Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Egypt opened the Rafah border crossing on Sunday for incoming passengers from the Gaza Strip for the first time in almost two months, Palestinian and Egyptian officials said. Rafah is the only major crossing between impoverished Gaza, home to 1.8 million Palestinians, and the outside world that does not border Israel, which blockades the strip and allows passage mainly on humanitarian grounds. ...


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