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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 64 64 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 | 58 58 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 | 109 109 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 | 182 182 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 | 207 207 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 | 195 195 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 | 199 199 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 | 249 249 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 | 325 325 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 | 326 326 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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Rocco LoGiudice
Rocco LoGiudice passed away on November 24, 2009 at the age of 81. He was a United States Air Force veteran who served during World War II. He was the loving father of Gina Sanabria. He was the dea...
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Lorna D. Gonzales
Lorna D. Gonzales passed away on November 22, 2009 at the age of 53. She was the loving mother of Marie Joyce Sulit and Paul Angelo and mother-in-law of Bernadette. She was the beloved daughter of ...
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Ruth Joan Feller
Ruth Joan Feller passed away on November 23, 2009 at the age of 92. She was the devoted daughter of the late Thomas and Kathryn. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Mary’s Church on Novembe...
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Lucille Nappi
Lucille Nappi passed away on November 24, 2009 at the age of 86. She was the beloved sister of the late Nicholas Nappi. She was the cherished aunt of Joseph, Anthon, Nicholas and the late Caroline....
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Aida Leonor Alvarado
Aida Leonor Alvarado passed away on November 27, 2009 at the age of 74. She was the loving mother of Francisco Bravo and Brenda Boyle. She was the cherished grandmother of Rosalinda, Sarajoy, Adria...
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Alice Carlson
Alice Carlson of Maspeth, NY passed away on November 25, 2009 at the age of 91. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles. She was the devoted mother of James, Joyce Grodio, Robert and the late ...
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John E. Gallagher
John E. Gallagher passed away on November 23, 2009 at the age of 79. He was the beloved husband of the late Joan. He was the devoted father of Cathy and John. He was the dear brother of Michael, An...
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John P. McGinley
John P. McGinley passed away on November 19, 2009 at the age of 69. He was a proud WWII veteran. He was the devoted father of Gary Wood. He was the loving grandfather of Alesha, Niamh, Rebecca, Mol...
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Gregg Austen
Gregg Austen passed away on November 16, 2009 at the age of 53. He was the loving son of Alfred and Laurene. He was the dear brother of Doug. Services were offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Inte...
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Rafael Diaz
Rafael Diaz of Ridgewood passed away on November 15, 2009 at the age of 82. He was the devoted father of Juan. Services were offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Cremato...
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Norma van Mingroot
Norma van Mingroot passed away on November 16, 2009. She was the devoted mother of Laurence DeMarco. Services were offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Crematory under t...
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Antik Yuzgasheva
Antik Yuzgasheva passed away on November 17, 2009 at the age of 69. She was the beloved wife of the late Grigory. She was the devoted mother of Tamara and Natalya. Services were offered at Hess-Mil...
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Anita Volland
Anita Volland passed away on November 17, 2009 at the age of 69. She was the loving daughter of George and Margaret. She was the dear sister of Erik. Services were offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Ho...
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Petya Dzhuneva
Petya Dzhuneva passed away on November 17, 2009 at the age of 54. She was the devoted mother of Teodora and Todor. She is also survived by 4 grandchildren. Services were offered at Hess-Miller Fune...
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Petya Dzhuneva
Petya Dzhuneva passed away on November 17, 2009 at the age of 54. She was the devoted mother of Teodora and Todor. She is also survived by 4 grandchildren. Services were offered at Hess-Miller Fune...
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PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Renowned jazz clarinetist Buddy DeFranco — who collaborated with Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday and other top singers and musicians of his era — has died at the age of 91.
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Ukrainian government army soldiers secure an area near the village of Debaltseve, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, Dec 24, 2014. Peace talks aimed at reaching a stable cease-fire in Ukraine between its government forces and pro-Russian armed groups began on Wednesday in Minsk, Belarus, with the discussions to include a pullout of heavy weapons and an exchange of war prisoners. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian authorities and pro-Russia rebels exchanged nearly 370 prisoners Friday, a major step toward easing hostilities in eastern Ukraine.


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New York City police officers carry the casket of New York Police Department officer Rafael Ramos at his wake at Christ Tabernacle Church, in the Glendale section of Queens, where he was a member, Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, in New York. Ramos was killed Dec. 20 along with his partner, Officer Wenjian Liu, as they sat in their patrol car in Brooklyn. The shooter, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, later killed himself. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)Two New York Police Department officers were ambushed last weekend by Ismaaiyl Brinsley after he had made threatening posts online, including references to high-profile cases of white police officers killing unarmed black men and a vow to put "wings on pigs." After shooting the officers, Brinsley ran into a Brooklyn subway station and committed suicide.


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