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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 | 80 80 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 | 177 177 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 | 251 251 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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Top cop Bratton meets community leaders in Jamaica
Talks crime and plans for his second stint as commissioner
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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American Legion pays tribute to those who have passed
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State to resurface entire Jackie Robinson Parkway
Concerns about impact on local streets during two-year project
May 21, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ready for a spin in Forest Park?
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Bus unions, pols rally for more mass transit funding
Comes one day after Obama's call for infrastructure upgrades
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ROTC helps Legion create memorial garden
The ROTC from Franklin K. Lane High School constructed the American Legion Post 118's annual Garden of Remembrance this past weekend. For over half a century, the post has been setting out markers ...
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spring is here, and so is our annual dinner dance
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Vision Zero workshop to be held in Jamaica
Since Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his focus on eliminating pedestrian casualties on city streets, the Department of Transportation (DOT) has been traveling community to community asking resident...
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South Asian leaders call for representation in Richmond Hill
Current assemblyman says he plans to continue outreach
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30 years gone by, but not forgotten
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Get your tickets for the social event of the year
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South Asian leaders call for representation in Richmond Hill
Current assemblyman says he plans to continue outreach
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Queens councilman arrested on grand larceny charges
Allege Wills stole money from a nonprofit he ran
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WRBA cleans Forest Parl playground
Fifty volunteers took part in a clean-up of Forest Park's Mary Whalen Playground on Saturday. Mary Whalen is a former president of the WRBA who died in 1987. The clean-up, organized by the Woodhave...
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Day of volleyball for a good cause
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BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish fighters advanced Saturday in the contested northern Syrian town of Kobani after heavy clashes with the Islamic State group, a Kurdish official and an activist group said.
2014-12-20 08:34:02 -0500

An exterior view of the Sony Pictures Plaza building is seen in Culver City, Calif., Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving the satirical film, "The Interview," about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader. He pledged the U.S. would respond "in a place and manner and time that we choose" to the hacking attack on Sony that led to the withdrawal. The FBI blamed the hack on the communist government. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday proposed a joint investigation with the U.S. into the hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, warning of "serious" consequences if Washington rejects a probe that it believes will prove Pyongyang had nothing to do with the cyberattack.


2014-12-20 08:30:57 -0500
MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — A wealthy Mozambican businessman, who was kidnapped last month, has been released, authorities said on Saturday.
2014-12-20 08:27:12 -0500