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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 82 82 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 | 76 76 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 | 126 126 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 | 205 205 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 | 229 229 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 | 217 217 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 | 221 221 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 | 270 270 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 | 345 345 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 | 339 339 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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West Side Tennis Club celebrates 100th Anniversary
Generations young and old at the West Side Tennis Club (WSTC) will remember April 21, 2013, as the day they witnessed Forest Hills history in the making. To welcome a summer filled with events cele...
Apr 24, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
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Battle of the Boroughs Tennis League
USTA Eastern and the City Parks Foundation are teaming up to present for the first-ever “Battle of the Boroughs Tennis Challenge,” a friendly competition between New York’s local tennis players. Th...
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spartan Race challenges athletes at Citi Field
Over 12,000 men, women and teens from around the tri-state area filled Citi Field this past Saturday, but it wasn’t for a Met game. The stadium was transformed into a colossal obstacle course for t...
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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2012 fighter of the year loses title to virtual amateur
Nonito Donaire lost his junior featherweight title to Guillermo Rigondeaux in a unanimous decision in an uninspiring fight Saturday night, as the sellout crowd at Radio City Music Hall often booed ...
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flushing Flyers take 27th straight title
The YMCA Flushing Flyers swim team won their 27th state championship in a row at the annual state swim championship at Ithaca College last month. Under the leadership of head coach Rich Finkelstein...
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Verrazano takes the Wood Memorial at Aqueduct
Verrazano added a hard-fought victory in the $1 million Wood Memorial at Aqueduct Racetrack to extend his perfect record to 4-for-4 on Saturday, turning back previously undefeated Vyjack and then h...
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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So far, Harvey all the Mets could have hoped for
The right arm that so many long-suffering Mets fans have placed their hopes for a brighter future on delivered again on Monday night, pitching a gem against the Phillies in Philadelphia. Matt Harve...
Apr 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Slideshow: Mets Fans Flock to Citi Field for Opening Day

Apr 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mets get off to a good start with impressive win
Strong pitching, hitting in 11-2 win over the Padres
Apr 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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CYO 2013 Basketball Championships
The Catholic Youth Organization held the 2013 basketball championships at Msgr. McClancy High School in East Elmhurst this past Saturday. The results: Division A PEE WEE DIVINE MERCY 31 OUR LADY OF...
Mar 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Friday Night Fights: Golden Gloves comes to Astoria
The bleachers were filled and ringside VIPs leaned forward as fighters from Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn, Willis Ave. Boxing Gym in the Bronx and dozens more throughout the city met at the Variety Boy...
Mar 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Youth Basketball League Registration (March - April 2013)
Queens Youth Basketball League May 7 through June 26. In it's 22nd year.
Mar 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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CYO Girl’s Basketball Championship Tournament
The Annual CYO girl’s basketball championships were held last Sunday at St. John’s Preparatory High School, concluding a long-fought playoffs and season for the Pee Wee, Novice, Bantam, Rookie and ...
Feb 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Pitt'-iful second half dooms St. John's men
After battling No. 20 Pittsburgh for one solid half of basketball at The Garden on Sunday, St. John’s posted an uncharacteristically high amount of turnovers in the second stanza (nine) and an unch...
Feb 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two Brooklyn fighters taste victory
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg Boxing returned to Roseland Ballroom last week, with a couple of Brooklyn fighters notching wins. Travis Peterson improved his record to 7-0, defeating Thomas Turner of ...
Feb 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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In this image taken from a video released by the Italian Air Force, smoke billows from the Italian-flagged Norman Atlantic, top right, after it caught fire in the Adriatic Sea, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014. A ferry carrying about 470 people caught fire off the Greek island of Corfu early Sunday, trapping passengers on the top decks as gale-force winds and choppy seas hampered the evacuation. Greek and Italian rescue helicopters and vessels struggled to reach the stricken ferry, battered by 90 kilometer per hour (55 mph) winds that sent it up toward the strait between Italy and Albania. (AP Photo/Italian Air Force)ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An Italian Coast Guard official says one person died while attempting to escape from a blazing ferry stranded in the Adriatic Sea, and another was injured.


2014-12-28 11:23:09 -0500
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is ready to help with the search for a missing AirAsia plane, which lost contact with air traffic controllers on a flight from Indonesia to Singapore, the U.S. State Department said on Sunday. "Authorities in the region are leading the search for the missing airplane. As we have in the past, the United States stands ready to assist in any way that's helpful," the department said in a statement. It also confirmed that none of the 155 passengers on the flight was traveling on a U.S. passport. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Angus MacSwan)
2014-12-28 11:21:50 -0500

Updates the number of people onboard to match the current report. Please note a path is not available at this time.: Map locates Jakarta, Indonesia and details of the missing AirAsia plane.; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;The disappearance Sunday of AirAsia Flight 8501 was the third air incident this year involving Malaysia, where budget carrier AirAsia in based. Here's a look at the two other disasters, as well as the latest missing flight, which went missing with 162 people aboard less than an hour after taking off from Surabaya, Indonesia, for Singapore.


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