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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 38 38 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 | 34 34 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 | 84 84 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 | 116 116 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 | 138 138 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 | 126 126 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 | 134 134 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 | 181 181 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 | 255 255 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 | 264 264 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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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...
Mar 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Mar 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Feb 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Feb 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 ...
Feb 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 ...
Feb 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 ...
Feb 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Feb 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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In this photo taken on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, engineers work in a control room in the Dozhd's studio-apartment in Moscow, Russia .Russia’s only independent TV channel, Dozhd, faced all sorts of pressure this year and while the government was careful not to shut it down, a Kremlin-instigated smear campaign is causing a slow demise of this rare independent broadcaster. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)MOSCOW (AP) — Among the five TV journalists interviewing Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, the odd one out was easy to spot. Mikhail Zygar's questions were sharper than those of the others, who headed back to spacious television studios while Zygar broadcast his piece from a Moscow living room.


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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A new video from Boko Haram extremists shows gunmen mowing down civilians lying face down in a dorm and a leader saying they are "infidels" or non-believers.
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FILE - In this Jan.18, 2003 file photo, the Belle Plagne ski resort (2,050 meters) in the Savoie region, French Alps. Russia's tensions with the West over Ukraine and a slump in the ruble are echoing in the French Alps, just in time for ski season. Hoteliers, taxi drivers and ski stations in France's wintertime hotspots say a tourism boom by big-spending Russians in recent years is about to melt because of Russia's economic crisis, Western sanctions and falling oil prices. (AP Photo/Patrick Gardin, File)PARIS (AP) — Russia's tensions with the West over Ukraine and the slump for the ruble are echoing through the French Alps — and unfortunately for some businesses, just in time for ski season.


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