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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 40 40 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 | 37 37 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 | 87 87 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 | 125 125 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 | 146 146 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 | 135 135 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 | 141 141 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 | 190 190 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 | 266 266 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 | 271 271 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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Parishioners petition Diocese to stop church merger
Parishioners at St. Stanislaus Bishop and Martyr Parish have signed a petition asking the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn to reconsider merging the parish with the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin...
Jul 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council considers new bill to limit residential noise
The City Council’s Environmental Protection Committee held a hearing last week on a bill proposed by Councilman Eric Ulrich to strengthen the city’s noise code. If enacted, the bill would make it e...
Jul 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Turtles cause flight delays at JFK
About 150 diamondback terrapin turtles marching ever so slowly and steadily across Runway 4L at John F. Kennedy Airport to the beach to lay their eggs caused the closing of a runway and the disrupt...
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Officer honored for alert arrest
Police Officer Patrick McBride of the 102nd Precinct was honored with the Cop of the Month award at last week’s community council meeting for his outstanding police work, which resulted in the arre...
Jul 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Break-ins concern some Woodhaven residents
Residents in Woodhaven are complaining about car break-ins along Woodhaven Boulevard between Park Lane South and Myrtle Avenue. It's a problem that they say is ongoing and the number rises every su...
Jul 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teens now faced with 'murder as a hate crime' charges in Anthony Callao's death
The six teenagers who are accused of beating 18-year-old Anthony Callao to death near a Woodhaven house party in March are now facing murder as a hate crime, manslaughter, assault, and robbery char...
Jul 01, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phil Rizzuto hosts annual Family Fun Day
The sounds of drums, chutney music and an animated emcee wafted out of the Phil “Smokey” Rizzuto Park last Saturday, June 25, as it was once more host to the annual Family Fun Day. Sponsored by Cou...
Jun 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven residents lodge surge of complaints
Multiple blocks with nuisance neighbors
Jun 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Polish parishioners concerned over church merger
On a typical Sunday, the St. Stanislaus Bishop & Martyr Parish, located at 88-10 102nd Avenue, just off of Rockaway Boulevard in Ozone Park, sees roughly 150 parishioners – many of them attending n...
Jun 29, 2011 | 40 40 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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An event to raise awareness on domestic violence
The Stars International Band and Geeta Mandir Cultural Center is hosting its first ever domestic violence event in order to raise awareness in the community about a problem that is often not talked...
Jun 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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From wiseguy to wordsmith
Ex-mobster turns life around, pens memoir
Jun 22, 2011 | 5 5 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weiner resigns over 'sexting' scandal
Pressure from Dems leads congressman to step down
Jun 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Civic association, Ulrich beautify Ozone Park Triangle
Councilman Eric Ulrich joined members of the Our Neighbors Civic Association of Ozone Park on Saturday, June 11, to clean and beautify Ruoff Triangle at the intersection of Rockaway Boulevard, 101s...
Jun 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cops urge Nissan & Honda owners to be vigilant
Warn about potential theft of parts at civic meet
Jun 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chief: casino neighborhood will see additional cops
As the September opening day for the Resorts World New York casino in Ozone Park approaches, nervous neighborhood residents concerned about their safety were assured that more cops hitting their st...
Jun 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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PHOENIX (AP) — Thousands of young immigrants who are protected from deportation under new Obama administration policies are expected to begin pursuing Arizona driver's licenses.
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FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2014 file photo, Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Even as Republicans celebrate their Senate takeover, they are making plans to defend it. In the 2016 Senate elections, GOP candidates will be defending incumbents in states President Barack Obama won _ a stark turnaround from this past November when Democrats were on the defense. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have the Senate majority now and are set to challenge President Barack Obama and the Democrats on Capitol Hill this January. But a much tougher election map two years from now could force the GOP back into the minority.


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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2013 file photo, Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks in Phoenix. A gadfly attorney and a county sheriff from Arizona want to halt President Barack Obama’s immigration program in the first courtroom battle over the initiative designed to spare nearly 5 million people from deportation. On Monday, lawyer Larry Klayman will try to persuade a judge nominated by Barack Obama that the immigration system, contrary to what the president says, isn’t really broken. Klayman says the president has violated the Constitution by doing an end run around Congress and that drastic changes in immigration programs should be stopped. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — An Arizona sheriff is trying to halt President Barack Obama's plans to spare nearly 5 million immigrants from deportation.


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