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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 82 82 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 | 76 76 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 | 126 126 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 | 205 205 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 | 229 229 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 | 217 217 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 | 221 221 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 | 270 270 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 | 345 345 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 | 339 339 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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Martin Taller
Martin Taller passed away on September 19, 2009. He was the beloved husband of Doreen Taller. Service was offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Crematory under the direct...
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Bernardo Rosa
Bernardo Rosa passed away on September 17, 2009 at the age of 58. He was the devoted father of Danny Rosa. Service was offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Crematory und...
Sep 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anna Fici
Anna Fici passed away on 18, 2009 at the at age 90. She was the beloved wife of Baldassari Fici. Devoted mother of Joseph also survived by 3 grandchildren. Service was offered at Our Lady of The Mi...
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John M. Mattariello
John M. Mattariello passed away on September 15, 2009 at the age of 83. He was the beloved husband of Nicoletta. Devoted father of Linda, Marie & Janice. Service was offered at St. Stanislaus R.C. ...
Sep 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carmen Montalvo
Carmen Montalvo passed away on September 18, 2009 at the age of 62. She was the beloved wife of Nelson. Devoted mother of Nelson .Service was offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home under the direction...
Sep 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lawrence F. Trotter
Lawrence F. Trotter passed away on September 17, 2009 at the age of 89. He was the beloved husband of the late Concetta. Devoted father of Arlene DeStefano, Sharon Polarolo, Lawrence Jr. , Joyce Gu...
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Anthony M. Natale
Anthony M. Natale passed away on Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at the age of 85. Mr. Natale was a United States Army veteran who served during World War II. He was the beloved husband of Evelyn. He w...
Sep 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bridget Brosnan
Bridget Brosnan passed away on Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at the age of 79. She was the loving wife of the late Edmond. She was the loving mother of Therese, Francis and George. She was the cheris...
Sep 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Madeline Karantzes
Madeline Karantzes passed away on Monday, September 7, 2009 at the age of 32. She wsa the cherished daughter of John and Helen Karantzes. She was the beloved sister of Marianthy Lazaridis and Adria...
Sep 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rose Malo
Rose Malo passed away on Friday, September 11, 2009 at the age of 71. She was the beloved wife of the late Arthur A. Malo Sr. She was the loving mother of Rose Krachie, Arthur A. Jr., Cynthia Temke...
Sep 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anthony F. Caraccino
Anthony F. Caraccino passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2009 at the age of 87. He was the beloved husband of Angela. He was the loving father of Maria Giovanna and Lia Flora and the father-in-l...
Sep 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beatrice Alson
Beatrice Alson passed away August 17th. She was the beloved wife of Alvin, the loving mother of Naomi and the devoted grandmother of Miles Ketchum. She accomplished many things. She was a nurse, an...
Sep 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Larry Gene Bunn
Larry Gene Bunn passed away on Monday, August 31, 2009 at the age of 66. He was the beloved husband of Shirley. He was the loving father of Kim Minsky, Wendy Burke, Sandi Courtney and Kenneth Bunn....
Sep 08, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eddie Viloria
Eddie Viloria passed away on Thursday, September 3, 2009 at the age of 55. He was the beloved husband of Dionisia. He was the loving father of Edd Christian and Euneka. Interment was at the Municip...
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Thomas Randone
Thomas Randone passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at the age of 87. He was the beloved husband of the late Anna M. He was the loving father of Anna Militello and the father-in-law of Michael. ...
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This photo released by Disney Enterprises, Inc. shows Meryl Streep as the Witch in a scene from the film, “Into the Woods." The movie opened in theaters Dec. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Disney Enterprises, Inc., Peter Mountain)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Christmas saw the arrival of a host of fresh fare for moviegoers, but "Unbroken" and "Into the Woods" were no match for "The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies."


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Relatives of the passengers of AirAsia flight QZ8501 comfort each other at Juanda International Airport in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014. The AirAsia plane with 161 people on board lost contact with ground control on Sunday while flying over the Java Sea after taking off from a provincial city in Indonesia for Singapore, and search and rescue operations were underway. (AP Photo/Trisnadi)JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An astonishingly tragic year for air travel in Southeast Asia turned worse Sunday when an AirAsia plane carrying 162 people disappeared over stormy Indonesian waters, with no word on its fate despite several hours of searching by air and sea.


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In this image taken from a video released by the Italian Air Force, smoke billows from the Italian-flagged Norman Atlantic, top right, after it caught fire in the Adriatic Sea, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014. A ferry carrying about 470 people caught fire off the Greek island of Corfu early Sunday, trapping passengers on the top decks as gale-force winds and choppy seas hampered the evacuation. Greek and Italian rescue helicopters and vessels struggled to reach the stricken ferry, battered by 90 kilometer per hour (55 mph) winds that sent it up toward the strait between Italy and Albania. (AP Photo/Italian Air Force)ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A fire erupted on a ferry carrying 478 people from Greece to Italy on Sunday, leaving one person dead and trapping hundreds on top decks as gale-force winds and choppy seas hampered evacuation.


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