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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 25 25 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 | 21 21 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 | 70 70 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 | 95 95 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 | 119 119 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 | 106 106 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 | 115 115 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 | 158 158 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 | 235 235 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 | 246 246 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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Giovanna DeSantis
Giovanna DeSantis passed away on Friday, August 30, 2013 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late Carmine DeSantis. Loving Mother of Biagio DeSantis and Carmelina Pizzariello and Mother-in-Law of...
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Pietro Savasta
Pietro Savasta passed away on Friday, September 06, 2013 at the age of 89. Beloved Husband of the late Caterina. Loving Father of George Aldo Savasta, Vito (Rita) Savasta, Maria (Lillo) Calvaruso, ...
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Mary Bolton
Mary Bolton passed away on Friday, September 06, 2013 at the age of 81. Beloved Wife of the late Charles Bolton. Loving Daughter of Mary and the late Michael Kilbarry. Dear Sister of John Kilbarry ...
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Willibald Weilharter
Willibald Weilharter of Ridgewood passed away on August 12, 2013 at the age of 79. A native of Austria. He was the beloved husband of Erika. Devoted father of Norbert & Martina LoGuidice. Dear brot...
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Helen Bergendale
Helen Bergendale passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2013 at the age of 92. Beloved Wife of the late Albert Bergendale. Loving Mother of James, Mary, Alex and the late Carol. Cherished Grandmother ...
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Arthur T. Morales
Arthur T. Morales passed away in Virginia Beach, VA on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at the age of 80. Beloved Husband of the late Anna Morales. Loving Father of Arthur A. Morales (Karen L.), Concetta M...
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Catherine V. Czyzak
Catherine V. Czyzak passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at the age of 88. Beloved Wife of the late Leo J. Czyzak. Loving Mother of Mary Ann Sacco, Robert Czyzak, Rick Czyzak and Leo J. Czyzak...
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Lucy N. Angelicola
Lucy N. Angelicola passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at the age of 96. Beloved Mother of Nicholas Angelicola. Loving Sister of Joseph Angelicola and the late Augie Angelicola and Caroline A...
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Catherine A. Byrne
Catherine A. Byrne passed away on Thursday, August 15, 2013 at the age of 73. Cherished daughter of the late Alice and John Byrne. Loving Mother of the late Steven. Dear Sister of John M. Byrne Jr....
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Agnes Sonnessa
Agnes Sonnessa passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at the age of 81. Beloved Wife of Theodore P. Sonnessa. Loving Mother of Margaret Palma and Christina Synnott and Father-in-Law of William. Ch...
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Piotr L. Szereszowiec
Piotr L. Szereszowiec passed away on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at the age of 58. Beloved Husband of Krystyna Szereszowiec. Loving Father of Olivia Szereszowiec. Cherished Son of Sabina and the lat...
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Gus Papagiannakis
Gus Papagiannakis passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at the age of 63. Beloved Husband of Marianne Papagiannakis. Loving Father of George, Christine, Michael, John and Matthew. Cherished Grand...
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Frank J. Behling
Frank J. Behling passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at the age of 69. Beloved Husband of the late Marie Behling. Loving Father of Edward Behling, Julia Guzzardo and the late Frank Behling and ...
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Frances Maciewski
Frances Maciewski passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2013 at the age of 95. Beloved Wife of the late Francis Maciewski . Loving Mother of Eileen Maciewski and the late William Maciewski. Dear Sister...
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Gia Allemand
Gia Allemand passed away in New Orleans, LA on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at the age of 29. Loving Girlfriend “Petrie” of Ryan “Snuggy” Anderson. Beloved Daughter and little princess of Donna Miche...
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Man walks near a sign with an image of Cuban President Raul Castro in HavanaBy Daniel Trotta and Rosa Tania Valdés HAVANA (Reuters) - Stepping out of his legendary brother's shadow, President Raul Castro has scored a diplomatic triumph and a surge in popular support with the deal that ends decades of open hostility with the United States. For many Cubans, the restoration of diplomatic relations and President Barack Obama's promise to dismantle economic sanctions against the communist-run island have raised hopes of a more prosperous future. ...


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This Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 booking photo released by the Wrentham, Mass., Police Department shows Barry Cadden, co-founder of the New England Compounding Center, arrested Wednesday at his home. Cadden is among several arrested who face charges that tainted steroids manufactured by the pharmacy were blamed for a fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people across the country. (AP Photo/Wrentham Police Department)BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge on Friday ordered home confinement and GPS monitoring for two former officials with a now-defunct Massachusetts compounding pharmacy at the center of a 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people and sickened more than 750 others across the country.


2014-12-19 18:23:11 -0500

File photo of General Motors logo outside its headquarters at the Renaissance Center in DetroitBy Ben Klayman DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co has developed contingency plans in case recalls of potentially lethal Takata-made air bag inflators widens, forcing the U.S. automaker to repair millions of vehicles, the company said on Friday. More than 21 million vehicles have been recalled globally by numerous automakers since 2008 because of defective Takata Corp inflators that could rupture and shoot metal shards into the vehicle and have been linked to at least five deaths. GM's plans include directing Takata to share with rivals TRW and Autoliv the No. 1 U.S. ...


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