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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 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 | 74 74 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 | 98 98 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 | 85 85 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 | 92 92 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 | 136 136 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 | 212 212 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 | 230 230 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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Painting Woodhaven: An art show is set for the neighborhood
An art show is coming to Woodhaven. On Thursday, March 31, the Woodhaven Residents Block Association and the Emanuel Church of Christ, located at 9312 91st Avenue, will be hosting a free art show f...
Mar 18, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cops lauded for arrest of alleged gunman
Detective Orin Cox and Officer Kevin Desormeau were honored last week with the 106th Precinct’s Community Council Cop of the Month Award for March for chasing down and arresting an alleged gunman w...
Mar 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community Board votes to have new school constructed
Ozone Park will soon see a new school. Community Board 9 voted last week in favor of building a proposed 416-seat school at 101st Avenue and 90th Street, the site that formerly housed the Blessed V...
Mar 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Howard Beach seniors protest plan to close their center
Click on the red dot to see senior centers proposed or closure. Over 250 angry Howard Beach Senior Center members joined with their local elected officials and clergymen last Wednesday to protest M...
Mar 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Ozone Park residents concerned about shelter switch
Ruth Dunaboyina of South Ozone Park, whose daughter attends P.S.124, is concerned about the safety of the children and their parents who live in the community, as well as the teachers and school vo...
Mar 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven altercation leaves one teen dead
One teenager is dead after an altercation early Saturday morning following a house party in Woodhaven, which was crashed by a group of teenagers who then beat Anthony Callao, 18, to death. The part...
Mar 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior Center celebrates official opening
Click on the red dot to view senior centers proposed for closure. Despite the fact that the Woodhaven-Richmond Hill Senior Center is one of the 23 centers in Queens facing closure because of New Yo...
Mar 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seniors get a chance to swing
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Mar 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phagwah Parade pioneers to be honored at annual religious ceremony
The annual Phagwah parade in Richmond Hill has been a notable event in the area for 23 years. And this year, before the jubilant crowds of Guyanese, Trinidadian and South Asian groups take to Liber...
Mar 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB10 hears about mayor’s proposed 5-Boro taxi plan
Can’t find a yellow cab in Queens? Not to worry – Mayor Michael Bloomberg has proposed creating a new class of livery cabs (“borough taxis”) that would be allowed to pick up “street-hail” passenger...
Mar 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Woodhaven café offers opportunity for disabled
There’s a new café in town, and it’s doing something special. Independence Café, located at 94-16 Jamaica Avenue, is not only serving quality food, they’re also delivering quality employment opport...
Mar 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Writing and finding the soul, one play at a time
Woodhaven playwright's new play makes it to the stage
Mar 01, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officers close the case on 17 burglaries
Police Officers Jose Severino (second from right) and Ashana Kelly (right) were honored last week with the 102nd Precinct’s Cop of the Month award for January in recognition of their excellent poli...
Feb 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fighting in the streets
102nd residents complain about rowdy early-morning brawls
Feb 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens businesses get $51M in Aqueduct contracts
Keeping with its commitment to hire locally, Tutor-Perini, the general contractor for Resorts World New York, announced today that it has awarded three additional construction bids exceeding $51 mi...
Feb 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEW YORK (AP) — Hackers backed by North Korea perpetrated an 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 Interview," the film at the heart of the attack.
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File - This Oct. 9, 2014 file photo, shows an arm restraint on the gurney in the the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Okla. Attorneys for 21 death row inmates who will be in a federal court this week challenging Oklahoma's lethal injection procedure outlined their strategy in court documents that reveal grisly new details in the botched execution of an inmate in April, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A doctor who examined the body of an Oklahoma inmate who died during a botched execution told a federal judge Wednesday that he is convinced the man suffered after being declared unconscious.


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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)NEW YORK (AP) — Under the threat of terrorist attacks from hackers and with the nation's largest multiplex chains pulling the film from their screens, Sony Pictures Entertainment took the unprecedented step of canceling the Dec. 25 release of the Seth Rogen comedy "The Interview."


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