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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 43 43 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 | 39 39 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 | 90 90 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 | 130 130 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 | 152 152 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 | 141 141 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 | 148 148 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 | 196 196 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 | 272 272 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 | 279 279 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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Mary Grochowski
Mary Grochowski passed away on January 10, 2010 at the age of 88. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph. She was the loving mother of Kathleen Jimenez and Joseph Grochowski. She was the cheri...
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Antonia Gulotta
Antonia Gulotta passed away on January 8, 2010 at the age of 83. She was the beloved wife of the late Gasper. She was the loving mother of Marie Gulotta, Barbara Gulotta and Christine Keller and mo...
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Vito Capobianco
Vito Capobianco passed away on January 8, 2010 at the age of 86. He was a United States Army veteran who served during World War II. He was the beloved husband of the late Theresa. He was the lovin...
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Mario Crivici
Mario Crivici passed away on January 3, 2010 at the age of 87. He was the beloved husband of Maria. He was the loving father of Adriano and Patrizia Martingano, Robert and Patricia Crivici and Adri...
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Marie Giusto
Marie Giusto passed away on December 30, 2009 at the age of 84. She was the beloved wife of the late Jerome. She was the loving mother of Michael, Patrick and Christopher. She was the cherished gra...
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Natvarlal A. Patel
Natvarlal A. Patel passed away on January 10, 2010 at the age of 60. He was the beloved husband of Sharda N. He was the loving father of Shilpa Patel, Rashmin (Dharmishtha) Patel and Amita (Pinkesh...
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Beatrice C. Lee
Beatrice C. Lee passed away on January 10, 2010. She was the beloved wife of the late George A. She was the loving mother of Barbara B. Dunbar. She was the cherished grandmother of Donna, Barbara a...
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Christopher M. Danatos
Christopher M. Danatos passed away on December 20, 2009 at the age of 74. He was a United States Army veteran who served during the Vietnam War. He was the beloved brother of Mary D. Christie and a...
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Richard J. Hardt
Richard J. Hardt passsed away on December 30, 2009 at the age of 81. He was a United States Navy veteran. He was the beloved husband of the late Mary Ann. He was the loving father of Richard Hardt,...
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Frances Pajak
Frances Pajak passed away on December 27, 2009 at the age of 73. She was the beloved wife of the late Walter. She was the loving mother of Maryann Lattanzio and the late Caroline Gentile. She was t...
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Linda J. Cruz
Linda J. Cruz passed away on December 23, 2009 at the age of 61. She was the beloved wife of John. She was the loving mother of Lisa, Helene and Mark. She was the devoted daughter of Vera Goldstein...
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Maria Teresa Garcia
Maria Teresa Garcia of Elmhurst passed away on December 8, 2009 at the age of 86. She was the devoted mother of Maria Theresa, Maria Eugenia, Maria Isabel, Rufino, Rocio and Maria del Carmen. She w...
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Dorca Rodriguez
Dorca Rodriguez passed away on December 6, 2009. A service was offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Interment was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery under the direction of Hess-Miller Funeral Home, 64-19 Metro...
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Elza A. Saint Clair
Elza A. Saint Clair of Queens Village passed away on December 8, 2009 at the age of 76. She was the devoted mother of Sandra, Clifford and Ralph. A service was offered at Incarnation Roman Catholic...
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Dennis E. McDonnell
Dennis E. McDonnell of Ozone Park passed away on December 1, 2009 at the age of 51. He was the dear brother of James. A service was offered by Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Cremation was in Fresh Pond ...
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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at news conference at Woodhull Hospital about the two New York Police officers that were shot dead in the Brooklyn borough of New YorkBy Jonathan Allen and Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio sought to ease tensions with the police force on Monday, calling for a suspension of protests against the use of excessive force until after the funerals of two officers killed by a gunman over the weekend. De Blasio, a Democrat who has come under intense criticism from some police unions for his handling of protests over police killings of unarmed black men, asked the city to stand by families of the officers slain on Saturday. ...


2014-12-22 14:26:16 -0500

FILE - In this March 19, 2002 file photo in Chicago, Democratic gubernatorial hopeful U.S. Rep. Rod Blagojevich, left, watches election returns with his wife, Patti, and brother, Rob, at his home. Robert Blagojevich the brother of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich offers fresh details in a new book to back his contention prosecutors used him as a pawn to get his younger sibling on charges he sought to hock President Barack Obama's old U.S. Senate seat. While charges were eventually dropped against him, the Tennessee businessman, says his refusal to turn on his brother made him "collateral damage" of an overzealous prosecution that cost his reputation, $1 million in legal bills and a still-unrepaired family split. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)CHICAGO (AP) — The brother of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (bluh-GOY'-uh-vich) says in a new book that prosecutors tried to use him as a pawn to get his sibling on charges that he attempted to sell President Barack Obama's old Senate seat.


2014-12-22 15:16:20 -0500

This image provided on May 28, 2014 by Google shows a self-driving two-seat prototype vehicle conceived and designed by GoogleGoogle on Monday announced that the first completed prototype of its self-driving car is ready to be road tested. "We're going to be spending the holidays zipping around our test track, and we hope to see you on the streets of Northern California in the new year," the Internet titan's autonomous car team said in a post at Google+ social network. The prototype is a manifestation of plans that California-based Google revealed in May to build its own autonomous car minus typical features such as steering wheels. Our software and sensors do all the work," Google's Chris Urmson said in a blog post in May.


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