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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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 | 10 10 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 | 58 58 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 | 78 78 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 | 102 102 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 | 89 89 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 | 96 96 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 | 140 140 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 | 216 216 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 | 234 234 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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Nicolo “Nick” Crimi
Nicolo “Nick” Crimi passed away on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at the age of 84. He was the beloved Husband of Anna M. Crimi. Loving Father of Wayne Crimi and Gary Crimi and Father-in-Law of Patri...
Nov 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robert J. Stanlewicz
Robert J. Stanlewicz passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at the age of 66. He was the beloved Father of Robert J. Stanlewicz Jr. and Ronette Savoth and Father-in-Law of Theresa and Robert. Ch...
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Olga Mattich
Olga Mattich passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2011 at the age of 86. She was the beloved Wife of the late Joseph. Loving Mother of Lorraine Casciola and Mario Mattich and Mother-in-Law of Al and...
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Alice A. Gesualdo
Alice A. Gesualdo passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2011 at the of 74. She was the beloved Mother of Lea Stensaker, Laurie Toth, Michael Gesualdo and Lynn Hartmann and Mother-in-Law of Dave, Sand...
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Annie Malowsky
Annie Malowsky passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2011 at the age 92. She was the beloved Wife of the late Joseph. Dear Aunt of numerous nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial was offered ...
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Gertrude Ann Mooney (Hess)
On Sunday November 6, 2011 Gertrude Ann Mooney (Hess) former owner of Hess-Miller Funeral Home died in Brooksville Florida. Predeceased by loving husband Harold, Daughter Patricia Ann Nolan and son...
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Raymond J. Falchetti
Raymond J. Falchetti passed away on November 1st, 2011 at the age of 88 years. Beloved Father of Andrew A. and Wife JoAnn. Loving Grandfather of Zachary. Funeral Mass at St. Stanislaus RC Church, F...
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William A. Przykuta
William A. Przykuta passed away on Friday, October 28, 2011 at the age of 74. He was the beloved Husband of Helen. Loving Father of Anthony, John, William Jr. , Barbara Ann Allen and the late Gina ...
Nov 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Helen Kolbasuk
Helen Kolbasuk passed away on Sunday, October 30, 2011 at the age of 89. She was the beloved Wife of the late Peter Kolbasuk. Loving Mother of Eileen Kolbasuk and Peter Kolbasuk and Mother-in-Law o...
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Angelo Ferrara
Angelo Ferrara passed away on Monday, October 31, 2011 at the age 95. He was the beloved Husband of Ann Ferrara. Loving Father of Carol Samaniego, Thomas Ferrara, Joseph Ferrara and Diane Ferrara. ...
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John L. Dolan
John L. Dolan passed away on October 29th, 2011 at the age of 87 years. Beloved Father of Edith Joachim and Daniel J. Dear Brother of Eileen McGovern. Also survived by four grandchildren. Funeral M...
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Felix Marcis
Felix Marcis passed away on October 25th, 2011 at the age of 97 years. Beloved Father of Regina Cikana and Eugene J. Also survived by seven grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren. Funeral ...
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Mary Campanella
Mary Campanella of Maspeth passed away on October 31, 2011 at the age of 101 years. A native of Maspeth. She was the beloved Wife of the late Nicholas Campanella. Dear Sister of Sam Mazzara. Also s...
Nov 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eleanor F. DeBonis
In Memory of Eleanor F. DeBonis Aka Eleanor Cegelski Eleanor F. DeBonis, 82, died Friday October 21, 2011 at Kindred Hospital, Melbourne, Florida. Eleanor was born and raised In Maspeth, New York. ...
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Casimir J. Chyczewski
Casimir J. Chyczewski passed away on October 20th, 2011 at the age of 95 years. A lifetime resident of Maspeth, Mr. Chyczewski served in the US Army during World War II. He is survived by numerous ...
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Caltrans crews work to clean up a torrent of mud and rocks covering part of State Route 91 in Orange County early Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Yorba Linda, Calif. Cars and trucks were stuck for several hours, but no injuries were reported. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The latest in a string of storms noisily marched across Southern California on Wednesday, hurling lightning bolts, coating mountains with snow and unleashing downpours that triggered a freeway-blocking mudslide before mostly moving on.


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A poster for the movie "The Interview" is taken down by a worker after being pulled from a display case at a Carmike Cinemas movie theater, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Atlanta. Georgia-based Carmike Cinemas has decided to cancel its planned showings of "The Interview" in the wake of threats against theatergoers by the Sony hackers. (AP Photo/David Goldman)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:


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This photo provided by Columbia Pictures - Sony shows, Randall Park, center, as Kim Jong Un in Columbia Pictures' "The Interview." (AP Photo/Columbia Pictures - Sony, Ed Araquel)NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. official says North Korea has been linked to the unprecedented act of cyberwarfare against Sony Pictures that exposed tens of thousands of sensitive documents and escalated to threats of terrorist attacks that ultimately drove the studio to cancel all release plans for the film at the heart of the hack, "The Interview."


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