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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 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 | 18 18 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 | 67 67 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 | 87 87 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 | 111 111 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 | 98 98 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 | 105 105 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 | 149 149 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 | 225 225 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 | 237 237 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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Woodhaven poet a product of her times
THE WOODHAVEN BEAT
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer shopping in Woodhavne
WOODHAVEN DEVELOPMENTS
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Clearing weeds uncovers a path to the past
THE WOODHAVEN BEAT
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Audit shows DOE has failed at addressing overcrowding
But mayor defends steps city is taking to solve issue
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A brighter Woodhaven
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Warm weather brings hot complaints
THE WOODHAVEN BEAT
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Hard to believe July 4th is already upon us
It truly is amazing that we are now seven months into 2014. Yes, as of this week we begin July 1. Our little town of Woodhaven and our Woodhaven Business Improvement District after a cold winter an...
Jun 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Thomas student heads to City Hall
Her teachers describe Ingrid Karmazinas as a leader and commend her for how organized she is, so it was little surprise to them when she was selected to represent our district in the City Council’s...
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Rockstock surfs on despite unenforced beach closure
While the waves left something to be desired, the vibes were swell and the water was warm at the eighth annual Rockstock and Barrels Surf and Music Festival on Sat., June 28 at Rockaway’s Beach 90t...
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School Sisters of Notre Dame celebrate ten years
In their tenth anniversary year, the School Sisters of Notre Dame have plenty to celebrate. The educational center is a Catholic organization that teaches and empowers “underserved women of all rac...
Jun 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Study to assess redeveloping the Rockaway Beach Rail Line
Residents have opportunity to voice opinions on plans
Jun 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Explore the history of our neighbor, Richmond Hill
THE WOODHAVEN BEAT
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A year goes by fast
WOODHAVEN DEVELOPMENTS
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Woodhaven marks Flag Day with two events
THE WOODHAVEN BEAT
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Pol looks to address vacant waterfront homes
Goldfeder discusses ways to rebuild Sandy-torn community
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In this Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 photo, Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo (9) drives during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Orlando Magic in Boston. The Celtics traded point guard Rajon Rondo to Dallas on Thursday night, Dec. 18, 2014, cutting ties with the last remnant of Boston's last NBA championship while giving Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks a chance at another title. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics traded point guard Rajon Rondo to Dallas on Thursday night, cutting ties with the last remnant of their last NBA championship while giving Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks a chance at another title.


2014-12-18 21:04:09 -0500

FILE--This file photo provided by Columbia Pictures shows a confrontation between The Great dictator, Charlie Chaplin, left, and Jack Oakie, dictator of bacteria, right, in a scene from the classic film satire on Nazi Germany, "The Great Dictator," from 1940. Henry Daniell as Garbitsch looks on. (AP Photo/Columbia Pictures, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood loves its overseas villains. Evil forces from Russia, China and North Korea have tirelessly menaced our big-screen heroes in recent years. But, in the wake of the startling cancellation of "The Interview," an entire species of movie baddies might be in danger of extinction.


2014-12-18 20:51:15 -0500

In this undated photo provided by the Sarraff family shows Rolando Sarraff Trujillo in an unknown location. A former intelligence official in the United States Thursday publically identified Sarraff as the unnamed spy traded for three Cuban intelligence agents jailed in the United States, one who U.S. President Barrack Obama hailed as Washington’s most valuable assets. Before his downfall, Sarraff helped the U.S. crack the "Wasp Network," in Florida, a Cuban spy ring that included members of the Cuban Five, the last three of whom were released in exchange for the Cuban spy. (AP Photo/Courtesy Sarraff family)HAVANA (AP) — When convicted spy Rolando Sarraff Trujillo failed to call home from prison, his parents went to the jail to see if their son had fallen ill. Officials told the elderly couple not to worry, saying only that he was better off.


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