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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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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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A US police officer from Milwaukee, Wisconsin who shot and killed an African-American man in a park last April will not be charged, prosecutors saysA US police officer from Milwaukee, Wisconsin who shot and killed an African-American man in a park last April will not be charged, prosecutors said Monday. The incident -- in which Dontre Hamilton, 31, was shot 14 times -- prompted demonstrations that foreshadowed the August shooting of unarmed teenage Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Milwaukee police officer Christopher Manney was responding to a call from coffee shop employees complaining about Hamilton, who appeared to be homeless, sleeping in a nearby park. "This was a tragic incident for the Hamilton family and for the community," said prosecutor John Chisholm.


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Cuba’s head of North American affairs, Josefina Vidal, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. Cuba says it’s open to every one of U.S. President Barack Obama’s moves to improve relations between the two countries and strengthen private enterprise and civil society on the island. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)HAVANA (AP) — Cuba said Monday that it has a right to grant asylum to U.S. fugitives, the clearest sign yet that the communist government has no intention of extraditing America's most-wanted woman despite the warming of bilateral ties.


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TOWSON, Md. (AP) — The ex-girlfriend of the man who ambushed two NYPD officers screamed for help after she was shot, banged on a neighbor's door and said: "I can't die like this, please please help me," according to the neighbor who said she saw the woman and called for help.
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