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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 35 35 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 | 31 31 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 | 81 81 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 | 113 113 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 | 135 135 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 | 123 123 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 | 131 131 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 | 178 178 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 | 252 252 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 | 262 262 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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QCP host 10th annual children’s carnival
Queens Center for Progress celebrated the summer season last week with their 10th annual carnival for children enrolled in the summer youth program. The Queens Center for Progress was originally fo...
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New Queens high school focuses on STEM careers
BTECH to provide education and job experience
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An open letter to the judge
THE WOODHAVEN BEAT
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Plenty of weekend fun in Woodhaven
WOODHAVEN DEVELOPMENTS
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Willets West opposition gets its day in court
Developers, plaintiffs disagree over legality of development
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Our fleeting summer in Woodhaven
Here we are, after looking forward during the cold winter to the summer, it is so difficult to see the warmth of summer end too soon. As I stated the history of our Woodhaven Business Improvement D...
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The Woodhaven Beat
There’s always plenty to do here in Woodhaven if one only takes a few moments to look. The Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association has built a community calendar which is visible on their website (w...
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State comptroller supports restoration of Rockaway Beach Rail Line
Whispers of restoring service to the Rockaway Beach Rail Line have started once again, following State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s recommendation to bring service back in his MTA Capital Needs re...
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Prospect Cemetery gets some TLC from its Brooklyn neighbors
Members, volunteers and interns of Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery helped some neighbors in need when they offered a hand in preserving Prospect Cemetery in Jamaica last week. The preservation volun...
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New York baseball legend preaches healthy living in Jamaica
Doc Gooden meets with youth at NYC Summer Meals at P.S. 223
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Making Strides hosts breast cancer walk kick-off breakfast
Queens Walk draws thousands to raise research money every year
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City has already seen six drownings this summer
Pol calls for citywide grade school swim education
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Events of Sandy inspire Woodhaven playwright
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A brief history of the WBID
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Mayor, comptroller provide disparate reports on Sandy relief
Mayor praises Build It Back, Stringer slams DHS management
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Police officers block off the scene of a a shooting incident where a gunman killed two New York police officers as they sat in their squad car before turning his weapon on himself in New YorkNEW YORK (Reuters) - Two New York police officers were shot and killed as they sat in a marked squad car in Brooklyn on Saturday afternoon, New York Police Commissioner William Bratton said. The suspect in the shooting then shot and killed himself, Bratton said at a news conference at the Brooklyn hospital where the two officers were taken. The two officers were ambushed in an "assassination," Bratton said. (Reporting by Ellen Wulfhorst; editing by Andrew Hay)


2014-12-20 20:01:28 -0500

A NYPD car is pictured on October 25, 2014New York (AFP) - Two New York uniformed police officers were assassinated in their patrol car in Brooklyn in broad daylight Saturday by a lone gunman who subsequently killed himself, officials confirmed.


2014-12-20 20:00:20 -0500
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's police commissioner says the two officers who were ambushed and killed in their cruiser "were, quite simply, assassinated."
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