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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 | 22 22 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 | 98 98 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 | 120 120 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 | 109 109 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 | 116 116 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 | 162 162 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)
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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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Woodhaven man keeps rich past alive and well
THE WOODHAVEN BEAT
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WRBA finds DSNY, 311 at fault for ignoring illegal sign complaints
Report offers solution of allowing residents to get involved
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Another successful street festival
WOODHAVEN DEVELOPMENTS
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GOP challenger to take on Addabbo in November
Conigliaro says it’s time for new leadership in 15th SD
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Thousands come together for Woodhaven Street Fair
Community celebrates 34 years on Jamaica Avenue
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Help us uncover Woodhaven's past
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Cuomo announces competition to overhaul area airports
Vice President Biden praises the aggressive plan
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Trust for Public Land unveils QueensWay study
The former Rockaway Beach Branch of the LIRR in Queens has been abandoned for more than 50 years. But over the last two years, debate over the future of the 3.5-mile rusting tracks has since taken ...
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An evening celebrating Woodhaven
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Street fair weekend is finally here
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Graffiti cleanup gets a boost in Woodhaven
To bolster graffiti removal efforts, Councilman Eric Ulrich and the Queens Economic Development Corporations gathered with Woodhaven activists to announce a new $25,000 anti-graffiti initiative las...
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Woodhaven recycles over 45,000 pounds of waste
Biannual event hits new record for donated goods
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City and illegal dumpers: partners in crime
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Are you ready for the best street fair in Queens?
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Jamaica group fighting trash says nabe is 'forgotten'
Local pol says office has dedicated nearly $85,000 to the cause
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2012 file photo, Craig Ferguson appears backstage at the Grammy Nominations Concert, in Los Angeles. Ferguson will spend tomorrow's future yesterdays (as his theme song proclaims) somewhere other than "The Late Late Show." Friday Dec. 19, 2014 was his last hoorah after a decade as host of the CBS talk show. (AP Photo/Dan Steinerg, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Craig Ferguson will spend tomorrow's future yesterdays (as his theme song proclaims) somewhere other than "The Late Late Show." Friday was his last hoorah after a decade as host of the CBS talk show.


2014-12-20 02:35:43 -0500

Riot policemen hold their dogs as they secure the National Assembly compound in Kenya's capital NairobiBy James Macharia NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta signed new anti-terrorism measures into law on Friday, triggering fresh protests from opposition MPs who said they would take legal action to overturn the legislation and protect civil liberties. Kenyatta's move came a day after parliament approved the new laws amid chaotic scenes in which opposition legislators threw books at the Speaker, shouted, chanted and sprinkled water over his deputy. ...


2014-12-20 02:23:46 -0500

A sign hangs on a store window for freed Afghan POW Bowe Bergdahl in his hometown on July 13, 2014 in Hailey, IdahoThe US Army has wrapped up its investigation into how an American soldier was captured by Taliban insurgents in 2009, and now senior officers will weigh the findings, Pentagon officials said. Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was held by militants as a prisoner of war after disappearing from his base in eastern Afghanistan. He was released in May in a swap for Taliban inmates held at the US-run prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. After questioning Bergdahl and others, US Army investigators have finished their inquiry and now top commanders and officials have to decide on the next step, officials said.


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