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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 25 25 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 | 21 21 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 | 70 70 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 | 95 95 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 | 119 119 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 | 106 106 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 | 115 115 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 | 158 158 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 | 235 235 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 | 246 246 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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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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Aqueduct developer makes good on promise
Aqueduct racino developer Genting NY is making good on its promise last summer to hire minority and women-owned firms. More than one in three subcontractors and suppliers hired to construct the new...
Feb 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ozone Park company looking join city's bike share program
Worksman Cycles in Ozone Park has been making industrial-grade bicycles and tricycles for 112 years. And now, the company, located at 94-15 100th Street, is hoping that the city picks up their bid ...
Feb 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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In state of racing industry, pols fight for fairness
The future of the horse racing industry in New York State is shaky, but State Senator Joseph Addabbo, who is on the New York State Senate Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering, is looking to imp...
Feb 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Queens Boys and Girls finishing FIRST
The South Queens Boys and Girls Club is onto something big. For the first time, they are entering into the FIRST Robotics Competition and they are ready for the challenge. FIRST (For Inspiration an...
Feb 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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No ifs, ands, or 'butts': smoking banned in parks
Council extends smoking ban to parks & beaches
Feb 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kiwanis honor memory of Jonathan Beneduce
Members of the Howard Beach and Ozone Park Kiwanis present Nick Beneduce with a check in memory of his son, Jonathan Joseph Beneduce, 28, who was murdered in New Jersey on February 18, 2010. The ch...
Feb 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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QCP leads the way in serving disabled
It’s not very often that a person with a developmental disability could find a place to go and spend their day, be productive and most of all, feel genuinely cared for because someone took the time...
Feb 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forest Park Carousel could soon be spinning again
It’s been a wild ride for the Forest Park Carousel. Spinning round and round on an uncertain future, it might soon be up and running again for the summer. According to the Parks Department, the car...
Feb 01, 2011 | 5 5 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol wants employers to pay for hiring sex offenders
Would be fined for putting offenders in contact with kids
Feb 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Response to snow better, but problems still persist
By Lisa A. Fraser lfraser@queenseldger.com It was round three in the fight between New York City and mother nature last Thursday, as the boroughs were hit with the white stuff again. But this time,...
Feb 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Queens Boys and Girls Club gets new vice president
Ralph Tragale chosen as second in command of board
Jan 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Aqueduct vendors find a new home at Merrick Flea Market
Neil Montano is glad. A former vendor at the Aqueduct Flea Market who sold rugs and carpets at the market since the 90s, he has reserved his spot in the new Merrick Flea Market, which launched last...
Jan 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Domestic violence top concerns at 102nd Precinct meeting
The 102nd Precinct Community Council held their first meeting of 2011 on January 18, and topping the list of concerns was domestic violence. Deputy Inspector Armando DeLeon told attendees that the ...
Jan 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven memorial vandalized by graffiti
Ed Wendell, the president of the Woodhaven Residents Block Association, was driving around a few nights ago taking photos of the neighborhood, when he came across something that made him angry. The...
Jan 25, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama banned new investments in Crimea on Friday, slapping sanctions on the peninsula that Russia annexed from Ukraine earlier this year.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed legislation renewing dozens of costly tax breaks for millions of businesses and individuals.
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sony Pictures Entertainment said Friday it immediately began looking for alternative platforms to release "The Interview" after it shelved the Christmas Day theatrical opening when movie theater chains bailed on the screwball comedy.
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