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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 78 78 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 | 72 72 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 | 122 122 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 | 197 197 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 | 221 221 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 | 209 209 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 | 214 214 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 | 262 262 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 | 338 338 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 | 332 332 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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Filomena D’Amico
Filomena D’Amico passed away on February 8, 2010 at the age of 98. She was the beloved wife of the late John. She was the loving mother of Susan Savignano and Joseph D’Amico. She was the cherished ...
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Mary Sullivan
Mary Sullivan of Ridgewood, NY passed away on February 2, 2010 at the age of 89. A native of Maspeth, she was the devoted aunt of Patricia and Richard Mickol, Eileen Reiss, Joseph Brode and Maureen...
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Irene H. Kacher
Irene H. Kacher passed away on February 1, 2010 at the age of 89. She was the beloved wife of Frank J. She was the loving mother of Joan Rozolis and Brian Kacher. She was the cherished grandmother ...
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Lucia Sforza
Lucia Sforza passed away on January 29, 2010 at the age of 87. She was the beloved wife of the late Michael. She was the loving mother of Marie Markowitz and Pasquale Sforza. She was the cherished ...
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Helen T. Szymko
Helen T. Szymko passed away January 29, 2010 at the age of 85. She was the beloved wife of Walter. She was the loving mother of Gregory W. and Edward W. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Our ...
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Ernest G. Anders
Ernest G. Anders passed away January 29, 2010 at the age of 68. He was the beloved husband of the late Eileen. He was the loving father of Ann Marie Reilly and father-in-law of John. He was the che...
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Henry J. Sulkoski
Henry J. Sulkoski passed away on January 24, 2010 at the age of 85. He was the beloved husband of Trudy, He was the loving father of Gary, Glenn and Geralyn and father-in-law of Maribel and Carol. ...
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Liliana Preiskeit
Liliana Preiskeit passed away January 24, 2010 at the age of 82. She was the beloved wife of the late Horst. She was the loving mother of Peter Preiskeit and mother-in-law of Tina. Private Crematio...
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Michael J. Russell
Michael J. Russell passed away January 21, 2010 at the age of 56. He was the loving son of James and the late Sandra. He was the beloved fiancé of Jamie. He was the dear brother of Doug Russell and...
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Peter Laino
Peter Laino passed away on January 20, 2010 at the age of 80. He was the beloved husband of the late Marianna G. He was the loving father of Julius Laino and Louise Kuefner and father-in-law of Kat...
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Cecilia Cannon
Cecilia Cannon passed away on January 20, 2010 at the age of 62. She was the loving mother of Charles Cannon, Kevin Cannon, Sean Cannon and Margaret Puglin. She was the cherished grandmother of Chr...
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Mary Jo E. Bury
Mary Jo E. Bury passed away on January 18, 2010 at the age of 58. She was the beloved wife of Thomas. She was the dear sister of Annette Raucci and Susan Cicio. Mrs. Bury was a stockbroker with BNP...
Jan 26, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tessie L. Estrella
Tessie L. Estrella passed away on January 24, 2010 at the age of 56. She was the beloved wife of Marciano. She was the loving mother of Vanessa Guce and Michelle Estrella and mother-in-law of Jayso...
Jan 26, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blanche Jarzembowski
Blanche Jarzembowski passed away on January 13, 2010 at the age of 91. She was the beloved wife of the late Stanislaus. She was the loving mother of Anthony Jarzembowski and mother-in-law of Mary A...
Jan 19, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Helen Zagajeski
Helen Zagajeski passed away on January 13, 2010 at the age of 94. She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony. She was the loving mother of Thomas and mother-in-law of Betty. She was the cherished...
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New York City police officers walk toward Christ Tabernacle Church before funeral services for officer Rafael Ramos at in the Glendale section of Queens, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, in New York. Ramos and his partner, officer Wenjian Liu, were killed Dec. 20 as they sat in their patrol car on a Brooklyn street. The shooter, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, later killed himself. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)The killings of two unarmed blacks by white police officers in Missouri and New York this summer touched off protests and a national debate over police conduct that intensified after grand juries refused to indict the officers.


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FILE - This Dec. 17, 2014 file photo shows a classic American car driving past the U.S. Interests Section buidling in Havana, Cuba. A half-century after Washington severed relations with Cuba, the seven-story mission is set to become a full-fledged embassy. The U.S. and Cuba announced on Dec. 17, 2014 they are re-establishing full diplomatic relations. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File)HAVANA (AP) — A half-century after Washington severed relations with Cuba, the United States' seven-story mission looms over Havana's seaside Malecon boulevard as the largest diplomatic outpost in the country.


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SMU’s Taylor Brame, left, fouls Connecticut’s Breanna Stewart, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Moriah Jefferson had a career-high 24 points and No. 2 UConn routed SMU 96-45 on Saturday in the American Athletic Conference opener for both teams.


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