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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 38 38 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 | 34 34 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 | 84 84 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 | 116 116 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 | 138 138 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 | 126 126 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 | 134 134 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 | 181 181 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 | 255 255 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 | 264 264 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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Richmond Hill holds park fair, pays tribute to fallen
The Richmond Hill Block Association’s park fair saw a good turnout last Saturday, September 10. Area families along with local elected officials gathered to participate in activities, as well as to...
Sep 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Franklin K. Lane ROTC program saved
What was supposed to be a rally calling for the saving of Franklin K. Lane's ROTC program turned into a small event of praise on Thursday, September 1. Elected officials and community leaders gathe...
Sep 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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All Politics is Local – We Endorse David Weprin For Congress
When the 9th Congressional District seat was vacated in Anthony Weiner’s resignation, constituents of the district, which encompasses parts of Queens and Brooklyn, were left without someone to figh...
Sep 06, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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"Quirky" Creator
Richmond Hill resident lands on Sundance Channel show
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Wills' first bill signed into law
Council Member Ruben Wills’ first piece of legislation was signed into law by Mayor Bloomberg last week. Passed by the City Council 46-0 on August 17, the law extends the ban prohibiting retailers ...
Sep 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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After Night Out, precincts still look to community for help
As community-oriented policing brings the precinct and citizens together to take a bite out of crime, it also stresses identifying criminal issues, prevention measures and problem-solving with comm...
Aug 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hiked up hurricane prices
What would you do if a small candle worth no more than a $1 were sold to you for $2.50? Would you begrudgingly purchase it because there might be a shortage and Hurricane Irene is supposed to arriv...
Aug 30, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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City weathers wrath of Irene
PHOTOS: MICHAEL O'KANE
Aug 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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City resources can help launch your new career
Centers provide not only training, but job placement
Aug 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senator Gillibrand pushes jobs bill for at-risk youth
In a sluggish economy when budgets cuts are common, a few are ardently proposing funds for job training. In May, Senator Kristen Gillibrand introduced the Urban Jobs Act, a bill that would provide ...
Aug 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Funding for additional day of litter collection on Jamaica Ave.
Woodhaven residents can now get some relief from overflowing trash at corner wastebaskets along Jamaica Avenue. Thanks to a contribution of $6,000 each in discretionary funds from council members E...
Aug 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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311 online complaint survey increases effort to curb noise
South Queens residents say its a much needed tool that could help
Aug 17, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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In first public poll, Weprin leads Turner by six points
The results of a Siena College poll released last Wednesday show that David Weprin, the Democratic candidate for the 9th Congressional seat, is leading Republican Bob Turner by six points. The poll...
Aug 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens comic book creator lives dream
How many people turn their lifelong passion into their career? Local comic creator Raphael Moran is one of that select group, and he is getting ready for the release of his first full-length comic ...
Aug 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Online complaint survey increases effort to curb noise
The noise from parties often drag on into the night and residents in Ozone Park, South Ozone Park, Richmond Hill and Woodhaven have made their own noise in efforts to decrease the chronic problem, ...
Aug 16, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jewish children watch their father light candles during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City in Jerusalem on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. The Jewish festival of light is an eight-day commemoration of the Jewish uprising in the second century B.C. against the Greek-Syrian kingdom, which had tried to put statues of Greek gods in the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Palestinian border official says Egypt has opened its border crossing with the Gaza Strip for the first time in two months, offering temporary relief to Palestinians seeking to leave the coastal enclave.


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ADDS BOTH OFFICERS KILLED - Mourners stand at attention as the bodies of two fallen NYPD police officers are transported from Woodhull Medical Center, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in New York. An armed man walked up to two New York Police Department officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon, killing both officers before running into a nearby subway station and committing suicide, police said. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)NEW YORK (AP) — A gunman who vowed online to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two New York City officers in a patrol car and fatally shot them in broad daylight before running to a subway station and killing himself, authorities said.


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By Sohee Kim and Meeyoung Cho SEOUL (Reuters) - Seoul prosecutors have launched an investigation into a leak of non-critical data at South Korea's nuclear power operator, the prosecutors' office said on Sunday, as worries mount about nuclear safety and potential cyberattacks from North Korea. An official with the prosecutors' office confirmed media reports that they had traced the location of an IP address linked to the leak and had dispatched investigators to the site. ...
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