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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 59 59 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 | 53 53 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 | 104 104 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 | 170 170 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 | 193 193 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 | 182 182 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 | 188 188 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 | 237 237 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 | 312 312 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 | 314 314 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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Rosemarie Rago
Rosemarie Rago of Middle Village passed away on August 18, 2009 at the age of 72. A native of Brooklyn. She was the beloved wife of Carl Rago. She was the devoted mother of MaryAnn Eppich. She was ...
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Nicholas Weremeychik
Nicholas Weremeychik of Elmhurst, NY passed away on August 22, 2009 at the age of 92. Mr. Weremeychik was a United States Army veteran who served during World War II. He was the beloved husband of ...
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Graciela Merlo
Graciela Merlo passed away on August 20, 2009 at the age of 53. She was the beloved wife of Hugo. She was the loving mother of Guadalupe, Belen and Pablo. She was the cherished grandmother of Pauli...
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Matilda Buturla
Matilda Buturla passed away on August 12, 2009 at the age of 94. She was the beloved wife of John J. She was the loving mother of Robert Baron, Kenneth Baron and the late John J. Baron. She was the...
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Madeline C. Toth
Madeline C. Toth passed away on August 16, 2009. She was the beloved sister of Frederick W. Dalm and wife, Gertrude. She is survived by many nieces and nephews. Religious service was held at Kodis ...
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Stella Majewski
Stella Majewski, a lifelong Maspeth resident and member of Holy Cross Church, passed away on August 18, 2009 at the age of 94. She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony. She was the loving mothe...
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J. John McKillop
J. John McKillop passed away on August 16, 2009. A retired funeral director, he was the beloved husband of the late Arlene. He was the devoted father of Laurene and John P. and the loving grandfath...
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Mary Ellen Huhn
Mary Ellen Huhn of Middle Village passed away on July 28, 2009 at the age of 50. She was a native of Brooklyn, NY. She was the beloved mother of Carl. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Cemetery under the...
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Jorge Fernandez
Jorge Fernandez passed away on August 15, 2009 at the age of 90. He was the beloved uncle of Aileen Proctor. He was the dear friend of Victoria Caamano. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Asce...
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Marie A. Zalocki
Marie A. Zalocki passed away on August 12, 2009 at the age of 80. She was the beloved wife of the late John J. She was the loving mother of Richard Zalocki and Karen Tableman and mother-in-law of C...
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Maragaret Hirsch
Maragaret Hirsch passed away on August 5, 2009 at the age of 80. She was the beloved Wife of Jack. Services were offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Interment was in L.I. National Cemetery under t...
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Fritz Pierre-Andre
Fritz Pierre-Andre passed away on August 5, 2009 at the age of 66. He was the devoted Father of Colette Andre-Smith. Services were offered at Holy Sacrament Church. Interment was in Calvary Cemeter...
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Carolyn Satory
Carolyn Satory passed away on August 5, 2009 at the age of 72. She was the devoted Mother of Robert and George. Services were offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Cremat...
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Minnie Sorbara
Minnie Sorbara passed away on August 5, 2009 at the age of 87. She was the beloved Wife of the late Dominic. Devoted Mother of Robert and Lynn. Services were offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. In...
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Enrico Nicodemo
Enrico Nicodemo of Brooklyn passed away on August 3, 2009 at the age of 77. He was the dear Brother of Stella and Connie and is also survived by nieces and nephews. Services were offered at St. Fra...
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NEW DELHI (AP) — Onlookers at a train station in northern India watched in awe a monkey using all his powers to bring back to life another monkey who was electrocuted and fell unconscious on the rail tracks.
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Rina Vor with her children arrives for Christmas prayer in a Church where she has taken refuge after fleeing from her village when it came under attack by an indigenous separatist group in Shamukjuli village in Sonitpur district of Indian eastern state of Assam, Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014. Police says the death toll from rebel violence in remote northeastern India has risen to 72 with the recovery of more bodies from abandoned villages. Vor was putting her four young children to sleep in her village when she heard the gunfire late Tuesday, Dec. 23. She gathered the children and ran for safety. On Thursday she sat huddled with her children in the church along with hundreds of other survivors of a rebel massacre that killed 72 Adivasi tribe members. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)SHAMUKJULI, India (AP) — Rina Vor was putting her four young children to sleep in her village in India's remote northeast when she heard the gunfire. She gathered them and ran for safety.


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A general view of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in AtlantaBy Steve Gorman (Reuters) - A laboratory technician for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been placed under observation for possible exposure to the deadly Ebola virus due to an apparent mix-up in lab specimens, the Atlanta-based agency said on Wednesday. The technician, who was working on Monday with Ebola specimens that were supposed to have been inactivated but which may instead have contained live virus, will be monitored for signs of infection for 21 days, the disease's incubation period, CDC officials said. ...


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