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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 35 35 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 | 31 31 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 | 80 80 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 | 113 113 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 | 135 135 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 | 123 123 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 | 131 131 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 | 177 177 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 | 251 251 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 | 262 262 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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Jayden Miranda
Jayden Miranda passed away on September 09, 2010. He was the loving son of Jose and Martha. Services were held at St. Mary's Gate of Heaven Church. Internment followed at Cypress Hills Cemetery und...
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Antoinette DiBenedetto
Antoinette DiBenedetto passed away on September 07, 2010 at the age of 79. She was the devoted mother of Diane and loving grandmother of Gary. Funeral services were held at Hess-Miller Funeral Home...
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James J. McCurry
James J. McCurry passed away on September 07, 2010 at the age of 79. He was the beloved husband of Margaret and devoted father of James, John and Richard. He was the dear brother of Martha McCurry....
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Dorothy Heckel
Dorothy Heckel of Ridgewood passed away on September 06, 2010 at the age of 86. She was the beloved wife of the late Walter. She was the devoted mother of Walter and Glen. The dear mother in law of...
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Theresa Capodilupo
Theresa Capodilupo passed away on September 01, 2010 at the age of 75. She was the devoted mother of Joseph. Funeral Services were offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Cremation followed at Fresh P...
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Charles Schnell
Charles Schnell passed away on Sep 05, 2010 at the age of 65. He was the beloved husband of Kathleen (nee Bauer). He was the dear brother of Betty Kidd and Patricia Hirt and the dear brother-in-law...
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Dolores Konicke
Dolores Konicke passed away Wednesday, August 11, 2010. She was the beloved mother of Annmarie DePasquale, and Roland and Thomas Konicke. She was the loving grandmother of Madeline, Julia, and Cole...
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Irene Gasparavich
Irene Gasparavich passed away Wednesday, August 11, 2010. She was the beloved sister of Alfred B. Olsen. She was the dear aunt of Nancy Wolf and Gregory and Christopher Olsen. Funeral Mass was held...
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Dennis Riley
Dennis Riley passed away Wednesday, August 4, 2010 at the age of 60. A proud Marine, he was the beloved husband of Georgette Schuchardt, and was the devoted godfather of Karen Bollmann. Services we...
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Robert Krachie
Robert Krachie passed away Thursday, August 5, at the age of 45. He was the loving son of Eleanor, and the dear brother of Edward J. and Eleanor Dunne. He was the dear brother-in-law of Steven. He ...
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Catherine Theresa Russin
Catherine Theresa Russin passed away Saturday, August 21, 2010 at the age of 90. She was the beloved wife of the late Stanley J. Sr. She was the loving mother of Stanley J. Russin, Jr., and Carol A...
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Maria Scandariato
Maria Scandariato passed away at the age of 102 on Monday, August 16, 2010. She was the beloved wife of the late Antonino. She was the loving mother of Nick Scandariato, Mattia Riggio, Frances Varv...
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Bernard Behling
Bernard Behling, a United States Army veteran who served during World War II, passed away Sunday, August 22, 2010 at the age of 92. He was the beloved husband of the late Margaret (Peggy). He was t...
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George J. Tzoucalis
George J. Tzoucalis passed away on Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at the age of 79. He was a proud member of the U.S. Marine Corp. He was the beloved husband of Dolores and devoted father of Michael and ...
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Mary Celebre
Mary Celebre passed away on Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at the age of 92. She was the beloved Wife of the late Michael. She was the loving Mother of Judy, Laraine, Anthony, Martin and the late Micha...
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MIAMI (AP) — Waving U.S. and Cuban flags and chanting "Obama, traitor," anti-Castro protesters gathered Saturday in a Little Havana park in a show of opposition to the president's plan to normalize relations with the communist nation.
2014-12-20 16:10:52 -0500

Iraqi Kurdish forces gather on the roof of their makeshift base, as they look upon areas held by Islamic State militants outside of Mosul, less than 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) from the newly liberated village of Kasr Reej, Iraq, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. Sporadic clashes between Iraqi Kurdish fighters and Islamic State extremists, as well as other logistics problems, are delaying the evacuation of the last Yazidis still trapped on Sinjar mountain, an Iraqi lawmaker said Friday. (AP Photo/Zana Ahmed)BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish fighters advanced on the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq and Syria on Saturday, pushing into the contested, refugee-packed Sinjar mountains and gaining ground in the embattled Syrian border town of Kobani after heavy clashes, Kurdish officials and an activist group said.


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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An official in Kenya is criticizing the United States for raising concerns about a new Kenyan law aimed at fighting terrorism.
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