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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 78 78 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 | 72 72 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 | 122 122 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 | 201 201 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 | 225 225 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 | 213 213 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 | 217 217 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 | 265 265 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 | 341 341 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 | 337 337 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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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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Jason Talley
Jason Talley of Ridgewood passed away on August 3, 2013 at the age of 30. He was a native of Maryland. He was the beloved husband of Jaclyn Brown-Talley. Loving son of Rochell and Lorraine Talley. ...
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Angelo R. Mattia
Angelo R. Mattia of Bethpage, NY passed away on Thursday, August 01, 2013 at the age of 77. Beloved Husband of Rose Mattia. Loving Father of Anthony Mattia and Danny Mattia and Father-in-Law of Pam...
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Dorothy Ann McManus
Dorothy Ann McManus passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at the age of 86. Beloved Wife of the late James T. McManus . Loving Mother of Dorothy Paroulek, James McManus, Kevin T. McManus, Maureen...
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Lucia Insinga
Lucia Insinga passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at the age of 73. Beloved Wife of the late Pietro Insinga. Loving Mother of Joseph Insinga and Anthony Insinga and Mother-in-Law of Tania and Tin...
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Fulgencio Reillo Jimenez
Fulgencio Reillo Jimenez passed away on Monday, July 29, 2013 at the age of 54. Beloved Son of Carmen M. Jimenez and the late Fulgencio Reillo. Loving Brother of William Reillo, Harry Reillo, Jose ...
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Grace A. DiGiorgio
Grace A. DiGiorgio passed away on Monday, July 29, 2013 at the age of 84. Beloved Wife of the late Romolo. Loving Mother of Elvira. Cherished Grandmother of Chase. Religious Services were offered a...
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Joan Koslow
Joan Koslow passed away on Sunday, August 04, 2013 at the age of 87. Beloved Wife of the late Michael J. Koslow. Loving Mother of Denise Casey, Michael J. Koslow and the late Joseph Koslow and Moth...
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Martha Louise Prendergast
Martha Louise Prendergast passed away on Monday, July 08, 2013 at the age of 78. Beloved Wife of Patty P. Loving Mother of Patrick Prendergast, Thomas Prendergast and James Prendergast. Cherished G...
Jul 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 186 186 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomas J. Holewienko
Thomas J. Holewienko passed away on Monday, July 08, 2013 at the age of 82. Beloved Brother of Jane Massaro and the late Mary Cross, Anne Mela, Josie Holewienko, Benjamin Holewienko, and Frank Hole...
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national news

Kentucky's Andrew Harrison, right, shoots as Louisville's Mangok Mathiang defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday Dec. 27, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Tyler Ulis shook off a bloody cut by his right eye to score 12 key second-half points and lead top-ranked Kentucky to a hard-fought 58-50 victory over No. 4 Louisville on Saturday.


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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2014, file photo, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon (12) carries the ball after a reception against the Buffalo Bills during the first half of an NFL football game in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Browns suspended Gordon on Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, for a violation of team rules one day before the season finale at Baltimore. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert, File)CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon will end his troubled season just as it began — suspended.


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Virginia Tech running back J.C. Coleman (4) scores a touchdown against Cincinnati linebacker Jeff Luc (1) during the first half of the Military Bowl NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, in Annapolis, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — J.C. Coleman ran for 157 yards and a touchdown, and Virginia Tech harassed and ultimately injured Cincinnati quarterback Gunner Kiel while rolling to a 33-17 victory Saturday in the Military Bowl.


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