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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 64 64 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 | 58 58 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 | 109 109 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 | 182 182 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 | 207 207 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 | 195 195 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 | 199 199 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 | 249 249 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 | 325 325 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 | 326 326 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 Arts Council moves to Astoria
Astoria will welcome an artistic new neighbor this spring. The Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) is moving from its Woodhaven home to an annex building at the Kaufman Astoria Studios sometime betwee...
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liu delivers first State of the City
Highlights plans for economic recovery
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Queens up in arms over proposed district lines
In Woodhaven, Ozone Park, South Ozone Park and Richmond Hill, ire over the redrawing of State Senate and Assembly lines has grown in the past few weeks. After the Legislative Task Force on Demograp...
Feb 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Assemblymen, transit advocates want fast train at old LIRR tracks
Two local South Queens assemblyman want to see the old Rockaway Beach LIRR rail line reactivated into a new railway. Assemblymen Mike Miller and Philip Goldfeder said they don’t oppose the other pl...
Feb 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Queens Boys & Girls Club receives grant from Taco Bell Foundation
The South Queens Boys & Girls Club recently received a $5,000 dollar grant from the Taco Bell Foundation to fund the Future Readiness: college and career preparation program at the club. The SQBGC ...
Feb 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven voices frustration over street conversions at forum
Forum held by DOT brings in more than 100 concerned neighbors
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council gives citations of coffee and gifts to sanitation
On January 30, councilmen Ruben Wills, Leroy Comrie, and Eric Ulrich, along with Uniform Sanitationmen's Association President Harry Nespoli and Sanitation Borough Chief Queens East Steven Sokolows...
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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DEC grants push green projects in at-risk nabes
On Wednesday, January 25, the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) awarded $1 million to 24 Environmental Justice Community Impact Grants to organizations statewide serving at-risk commun...
Feb 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richmond Hill man faces life for stabbing ex-wife
A South Richmond Hill resident was arraigned on homicide charges last Wednesday, January 25, for the stabbing and killing of his estranged wife, 32-year-old Diane Sharma, in front of her three chil...
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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84th street proposed changes still has residents riled up
As the change of 84th Street from a one-way northbound to a one-way southbound from Liberty Avenue to Atlantic Avenue remains in limbo, Woodhaven residents are not giving up on having their collect...
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven mourns loss of two civic-minded neighbors
Sometimes we get so caught up in the little controversies in our daily lives that we miss the big picture. Woodhaven lost two of its' treasures over the past week and we should all take a moment to...
Jan 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn DA recalls 'Incident at Howard Beach'
Reissues book recounting the case
Jan 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven-Richmond Hill Rezoning hearings continue
City Planning visits WRBA
Jan 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richmond Hill man and family sentenced for fraud
Will collectively spend hundreds of years in jail
Jan 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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102 Precinct cop of the month
Two specialized-unit, undercover police officers were honored at the 102nd Precinct's Community Affairs meeting last Tuesday, January 19 – the first of the year. Officers Kevin Warmhold and Kenneth...
Jan 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEW YORK (AP) — Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has been fined $11,050 by the NFL for an inappropriate gesture while scoring a touchdown against Arizona last Sunday night.
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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2013, file photo, Georgia running back Todd Gurley (3) dives into the end zone for a touchdown as Kentucky cornerback Jaleel Hytchye, left, defends in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Athens, Ga. Georgia coach Mark Richt says junior running back Gurley has informed him that he plans to enter the NFL draft. Richt made the announcement after practice Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, for the Belk Bowl. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Georgia running back Todd Gurley has informed coach Mark Richt that he plans to enter the NFL draft.


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Louisiana Tech running back Kenneth Dixon (28) beats a tackle against Illinois defensive lineman Austin Teitsma (44) and finds a hole to run as Louisiana Tech Kirby Wixson (73) blocks Illinois Mason Monheim (43) during the first half of the Heart of Dallas Bowl NCAA college football game Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)DALLAS (AP) — Kenneth Dixon scored one of his two touchdowns on an 80-yard reception and Xavier Woods scored on a 69-yard interception return to help Louisiana Tech beat Illinois 35-18 in the Heart of Dallas Bowl on Friday.


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