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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 44 44 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 | 40 40 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 | 91 91 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 | 131 131 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 | 153 153 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 | 142 142 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 | 149 149 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 | 198 198 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 | 273 273 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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Joseph C. Hess
Joseph C. Hess retired assist. Chief of F.D.N.Y. Passed away at the age of 85. He was the beloved Husband of Madeline. Service was offered at Trinity St. Andrews Lutheran Church. Interment was in A...
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Jack Virga
Jack Virga passed away on July 20, 2009 at the age of 71. He was the beloved Husband of Joy. Service was offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Crematory under the directi...
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Evelyn Sandoval
Evelyn Sandoval passed away on July 20, 2009 at the age of 58. She was the beloved Wife of Enrique. Devoted Mother of Enrique, Sinnel, Xavier and Suneyda. Service was offered at Hess-Miller Funeral...
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Lorraine Tuthill
Lorraine Tuthill passed away on July 24, 2009 at the age of 81. She was beloved Wife of the late Walter. Devoted Mother of Walter, Gray Lorrie & Richie also survived by 10 Grandchildren and 6 Great...
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Sarah Zuchowski
Sarah Zuchowski passed away on July 25, 2009 at the age of 81. She was beloved Wife of Kazimierz. Devoted Mother of Marina & Karen. Dear Sister of Phil, Kathleen, Theresa also survived by 3 Grandch...
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Kathy Weydig
Kathy Weydig passed away on July 27, 2009 at the age of 65. She was the beloved Wife of William J. Loving Mother of William James Weydig, Christine Weydig and Irene Weydig-Konopka. Dear Sister of F...
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Elizabeth Racz
Elizabeth Racz passed away on July 19, 2009 at the age of 86. She was the beloved Wife of the late Theodore. Loving Mother of Gabor Galgo. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Adalbert’s C...
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Santa Escalera
Santa Escalera passed away July 16, 2009 in Manchester, NH at the age of 94. She was the beloved Wife of the late Pedro. Loving Mother of Hilda Milian, Carmen Rosa, Lydia Ortiz, Naomi Conde, Hilda ...
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Anna Vitale
Anna Vitale passed away on July 22, 2009 at the age of 96. She was the beloved Sister of the late Victoria Vitale. Cherished Aunt of numerous nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial was offe...
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Mary L. Kulsa
Mary L. Kulsa passed away on July 26, 2009 in New Britain, PA at the age of 93. She was the beloved Wife of the late Stanley Sr. Loving Mother of Stanley Jr. and Carol Ann Klosinski. Cherished Gran...
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Berta Pfeiffer
Berta Pfeiffer passed away on July 18, 2009. She was the beloved Cousin of Maria Glock. Service was offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Crematory under the direction of...
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Joseph G. Hoge
Joseph G. Hoge passed away on July 12, 2009. He was the beloved husband of Anni. Service was offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Interment was in St. John’s Cemetery under the direction of Hess-Mi...
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Carmen Arocho
Carmen Arocho passed away on July 16, 2009. She was devoted Mother of Brenda, Carmen, Edgar and Victor. Service was offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Crematory under ...
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Wayne P. Brosnan
Wayne P. Brosnan passed away on July 11, 2009. He was the dear Brother of Gerald & Thomas. Service was offered at St. Marks Church. Interment was in St. John’s Cemetery under the direction of Hess-...
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Frances Gwiazdzinski
Frances Gwiazdzinski passed away on July 11, 2009. She was the beloved Aunt of Ann Serles, Paula Herling, Jill Sheppard, Bernadette Capozzi, Jane Little, Rev. John Harmon, and Philip, Edward and An...
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HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that a California-based labor contractor must pay $8.7 million in damages to Thai workers who were exploited while working at Hawaii farms, but it's not clear whether any of them will get the money.
2014-12-22 20:29:57 -0500

This Oct. 9, 2014 file photo, shows an arm restraint on the gurney in the the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Okla. Attorneys for 21 death row inmates who will be in a federal court this week challenging Oklahoma's lethal injection procedure outlined their strategy in court documents that reveal grisly new details in the botched execution of an inmate in April, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's lethal injection protocol is constitutional and the state can proceed with the scheduled executions of four death row inmates early next year, a federal judge ruled on Monday.


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Mourners hold signs and an American flag as they gather with dozens to show support for policemen in New YorkNEW YORK (AP) — As the New York Police Department mourns two of its own, Mayor Bill de Blasio pleaded for a pause in protests and rancor amid a widening rift with those in a grieving force who accuse him of creating a climate of mistrust that contributed to the executions of two officers.


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