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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 60 60 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 | 54 54 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 | 105 105 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 | 171 171 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 | 194 194 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 | 183 183 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 | 189 189 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 | 238 238 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 | 314 314 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 | 316 316 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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Charles A. Cannon
Charles A. Cannon passed away March 12, 2010 at the age of 71. He was the loving father of Charles, Kevin, Sean, and Margaret Puglin. He was the cherished grandfather of Christian. He was the dear ...
Mar 16, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anna Gilmore
Anna Gilmore passed away March 13, 2010 at the age of 79. She was the beloved wife of Edward. She was the loving mother of Stephen Gianotti, Nora Gianotti, Lisa Centeno and the late Conrad Pfleging...
Mar 16, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marion J. Kuhar
Marion J. Kuhar passed away on March 4, 2010 at the age of 69. She was the beloved wife of Steven F. She was the loving mother of Denise Runco and Kim McKasty. She was the cherished grandmother of ...
Mar 09, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nikolai Lucenko
Nikolai Lucenko passed away on March 4, 2010 at the age of 65. He was the beloved husband of Sophia. He was the loving father of Christina Pastor, Nicholas Lucenko Jr. and Peter Lucenko. He was the...
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Batista J. Amatulli
Batista J. Amatulli passed away on March 3, 2010 at the age of 76. He was the loving father of Andrew and Marc. He was the cherished grandfather of Jonathan, Alyssa, and Nicole. He was the dear bro...
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Rebecca “Bec-Bec” Tarectecan
Rebecca “Bec-Bec” Tarectecan passed away on March 7, 2010 at the age of 51. She was the beloved wife of Jude. She was the loving mother of Vannesa, Aster and Chinelle. She was the devoted daughter ...
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John L. Schneider
John L. Schneider of Ridgewood passed away on February 18, 2010 at the age of 84. He was the beloved husband of the late Rose (Nee) DeCristofano. He was the devoted father of Mary Ann and Gerald. H...
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Rose Skrocki
Rose Skrocki passed away on February 23, 2010 at the age of 93. She was the beloved wife of the late Boleslaw. She was the loving mother of Martin Skrocki. She was the cherished grandmother of Jess...
Mar 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Edward A. O’Rourke
Edward A. O’Rourke passed away on February 23, 2010 at the age of 88. He was the beloved husband of Mildred. He was the loving father of Diane Hourican, Brian O’Rourke and Judy Cisek and father-in-...
Mar 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richard S. Mole
Richard S. Mole passed away February 23, 2010 at the age of 75. He was the beloved husband of Carol. He was the loving father of Margaret Ruller and Richard Mole and father-in-law of Peter and Mari...
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Remedios M. Teves
Remedios M. Teves passed away February 21, 2010 at the age of 74. She was the beloved wife of Edgardo Teves. She was also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Mass of Christi...
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Michael Giannone
Michael Giannone passed away March 1, 2010 at the age of 59. He was the beloved son of the late Alfred and Jacqueline. He was the loving brother of Irene Wolfe, Jacqueline Wall and Alfred Giannone ...
Mar 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dawn Ventura
Dawn Ventura passed away on March 1, 2010 at the age of 40. She was the beloved wife of Richard Commo. She was the loving mother of Alyssa and Lindsay. She was the adored daughter of Genevieve and ...
Mar 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mary “Dolly” Sollazzo
Mary “Dolly” Sollazzo passed away on Sunday February 28, 2010 at the age of 87. She was the beloved wife of he late Vincent Sollazzo. She was the loving mother of Barbara A. Kruck, Albert Beurhmann...
Mar 02, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charles J. Lack
Charles J. Lack passed away on February 12, 2010 at the age of 76. He was the beloved husband of Mary. He was the devoted father of Deborah, Charles, Michele and Jonathon. He was also survived by s...
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Former President George H. W. Bush applauds during an event to honor the winner of the 5,000th Daily Point of Light Award at the White House in Washington in this file photo(Reuters) - Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush remained hospitalized on Thursday near his home in Houston after experiencing shortness of breath this week, and was in "great spirits," his spokesman said. Bush, 90, was taken by ambulance to Houston Methodist Hospital on Tuesday. Spokesman Jim McGrath said on Wednesday that the 41st president's prognosis was positive and that he remained hospitalized as a precaution. "President Bush had another terrific day and is in great spirits," McGrath said on Thursday in an emailed statement. ...


2014-12-25 18:52:35 -0500

Attendees walk between signs for Sony PlayStation and Microsoft's XBox on the first day of the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, on June 11, 2013Hackers have taken credit for an online service outage of Sony's PlayStation and Microsoft's Xbox game consoles Thursday that occurred as people unwrapped their new toys Christmas morning. PlayStation and Xbox acknowledged the outages of their networks on Twitter and said they were working to restore service. The Lizard Squad name corresponds to a group of hackers that has caused havoc in the online world before. The group took credit for attacks that took down the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live network at the beginning of the month.


2014-12-25 18:45:39 -0500

FILE - In this June 12, 2104, file photo, first lady Michelle Obama stands with Sam Kass, White House Senior Policy Adviser for Nutrition Policy, before they make salads from vegetables harvested from the White House garden with area students in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. President Barack Obama’s personal chef is leaving after nearly six years in which, unlike any assistant White House chef before him, he cooked up policy alongside his meals. Kass held the title of senior policy adviser for nutrition policy, which gave him a seat at the table to help administration officials hash out everything from an updated “Nutrition Facts” label for processed foods to new government standards to cut the amount of fat, calories and sodium in federally subsidized school meals. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Political advisers, chiefs of staff, press secretaries and national security advisers have come and gone in the nearly six years Barack Obama has been president. Now, the White House chef also is hanging it up.


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