blog roll
our featured bloggers
This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 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...

more blogs

obituaries
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. ...
Jan 26, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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...
Jan 26, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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...
Jan 26, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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...
Jan 26, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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...
Jan 26, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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
full story
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
full story
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
full story
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...
Jan 19, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Mary Grochowski
Mary Grochowski passed away on January 10, 2010 at the age of 88. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph. She was the loving mother of Kathleen Jimenez and Joseph Grochowski. She was the cheri...
Jan 19, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Antonia Gulotta
Antonia Gulotta passed away on January 8, 2010 at the age of 83. She was the beloved wife of the late Gasper. She was the loving mother of Marie Gulotta, Barbara Gulotta and Christine Keller and mo...
Jan 12, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Vito Capobianco
Vito Capobianco passed away on January 8, 2010 at the age of 86. He was a United States Army veteran who served during World War II. He was the beloved husband of the late Theresa. He was the lovin...
Jan 12, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Mario Crivici
Mario Crivici passed away on January 3, 2010 at the age of 87. He was the beloved husband of Maria. He was the loving father of Adriano and Patrizia Martingano, Robert and Patricia Crivici and Adri...
Jan 12, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Marie Giusto
Marie Giusto passed away on December 30, 2009 at the age of 84. She was the beloved wife of the late Jerome. She was the loving mother of Michael, Patrick and Christopher. She was the cherished gra...
Jan 12, 2010 | 3 3 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Natvarlal A. Patel
Natvarlal A. Patel passed away on January 10, 2010 at the age of 60. He was the beloved husband of Sharda N. He was the loving father of Shilpa Patel, Rashmin (Dharmishtha) Patel and Amita (Pinkesh...
Jan 12, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

Police officers block off the scene of a a shooting incident where a gunman killed two New York police officers as they sat in their squad car before turning his weapon on himself in New YorkNEW YORK (Reuters) - A gunman shot dead two New York City police officers and then killed himself, police said, after a social media post indicated he may having been seeking revenge for the death of an unarmed black man during an arrest attempt. The two New York City Police Department officers, Rafael Ramos, 40, and Wenjian Liu, 32, were ambushed in their patrol car Saturday afternoon, said NYPD Police Commissioner William Bratton. ...


2014-12-21 05:02:17 -0500
By Sohee Kim and Meeyoung Cho SEOUL (Reuters) - Seoul prosecutors have launched an investigation of a leak of non-critical data at South Korea's nuclear power operator, the prosecutors' office said on Sunday, as worries mount about nuclear safety and potential cyberattacks from North Korea. An official with the prosecutors' office confirmed media reports that they had traced the location of an IP address linked to the hacking incident and had dispatched investigators to the site. ...
2014-12-21 04:59:30 -0500

A Tunisian man raises his ink-stained finger as he casts his vote on December 21, 2014 at a polling station in TunisTunisians voted Sunday in the runoff of the first free presidential election in the country's history, the final leg of an at times bumpy four-year transition from dictatorship. The second round vote pits 88-year-old favourite Beji Caid Essebsi, leader of the anti-Islamist Nidaa Tounes party, against incumbent Moncef Marzouki, who held the post through an alliance with the moderate Islamist movement Ennahda. Ahead of the landmark vote, which sets Tunisia apart from the turmoil of other Arab Spring countries, jihadists had issued a videotaped threat against the North African state's political establishment. It is the first time that Tunisians have freely elected their president since independence from France in 1956.


2014-12-21 04:58:30 -0500