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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 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 | 20 20 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 | 69 69 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 | 94 94 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 | 118 118 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 | 105 105 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 | 114 114 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 | 157 157 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 | 234 234 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 | 245 245 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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Eric Ulrich and the New Queens GOP by Anthony
February 23, 2009 12:31 AM | 6555 views | 1 1 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
Talking to Vince Tabone of the Queens GOP, you can feel the enthusiasm he has for newcomer Eric Ulrich, who is running for the vacant city council seat left by Sen. Joe Addabbo. Like Ulrich, I ran ...
Onward Laptop Soldiers…. by Anthony
February 23, 2009 12:26 AM | 8205 views | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
Solidarity has such a noble ring to it that you can see where students can get riled up in the word alone. The protests at New York University this week were viewed by many people, and many student...
6I6M_JMU_HU__Vines_.jpg Game 27: Jenkins 32, 7, & 13 In Hofstra's 2OT Win by Jonathan
February 18, 2009 10:40 PM | 8364 views | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
————————————————————— WED 02/18/09 HOFSTRA 99, JAMES MADISON 96 (2OT) HOFSTRA SEASON RECORDS: 18-9, 10-6 CAA PLACE IN CAA STANDINGS: tied for 4th JENKINS SEASON AVERAGES: 18.8 pts, 5.0 reb, 4.0 ast...
A Cost Cutting Proposal for the MTA by Anthony
February 20, 2009 11:41 PM | 5746 views | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
City Councilman John Liu (D-20) is the transportation voice in the New York City Council. Recently Liu helped pass a law that made it illegal for automobiles to idle for more than one minute in sch...
A Flower Grows In Brooklyn by Anthony
February 20, 2009 11:39 PM | 6977 views | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
What makes our economic times interesting in terms of government is the type of leadership we get from appointed government officials. Nothing about appointing someone to head a large and important...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Oil's slump didn't just hit the stock market, it's shaken up the junk-bond market, too.
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Syria's President Bashar al-Assad speaks during an interview with French magazine Paris Match,in DamascusBy Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian businessmen and trade officials say they are worried the economic lifeline provided by Iran is under strain from plunging oil prices, despite public messages of support from Syria's strongest regional ally. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has relied on oil-producing Iran to help him fight a nearly four-year-old civil war and also prop under a currency under pressure. “If it had not been for Iranian support we could not have survived the crisis," a senior Syrian trade official said from Damascus, requesting anonymity. ...


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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left with Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, heads a meeting with senior military officials in the Defense Ministry's control room in Moscow, Russia on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Presidential Press Service)MOSCOW (AP) — Boasting about the Russian military's capability, President Vladimir Putin vowed Friday to continue an ambitious weapons modernization program with a particular emphasis on nuclear strategic forces.


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