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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...
Roll with Queens Council on the Arts! Come to the Casino Caliente!
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) is turning 50 in 2016, but we are kicking off the festivities a year early! Save yourself a plane ticket and join QCA for a hot night in Havana,Cuba right here in L...
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...

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Katz appoints 54 new community board members
A great shakeup has occurred in local politics, with the appointment of 54 new community board members by Queens Borough President Melinda Katz last week. “Our borough’s community board members are...
Jun 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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A bridge to nowhere will finally get fixed
149th Street bridge in Flushing closed for four long years
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Veterans remember the 70th Anniversary of D-Day
Vietnam group pledges to take care of the older generation
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Muslim center celebrates conversion of 168th Street
After years of fighting, street will become a one-way
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Pols call for investigation at Creedmoor Psychiatric Facility
Community on edge following second escape in six months
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PEP approves 10,000 full-day pre-k seats at CBOs
Low-income communities are at focus for additional spots
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DOT hosts Vision Zero workshop in Jamaica
Continuing the push for Vision Zero, the Mayor’s Office teamed up with the Department of Transportation to host a community workshop at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center last week The event featur...
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens College’s 90th annual graduation ceremony
More than 2,500 students received their degrees last week at the 90th Commencement of Queens College in Flushing. Seated in the Campus Quadrangle, the students anxiously looked on while their mento...
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Avella calls for broader religious corporation law
Several religions not approved for nonprofit status
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Don't keep on trucking
Nabes say company illegally using residential lot
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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LGBT activists prevent homophobic artist from performing
Queens venue removes Queen Ifrica from concert lineup
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Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Parade marching on
After facing cancellation this year because a lack of funding, one of the largest Memorial Day parades in the country took place after all on Northern Boulevard through Little Neck and Douglaston o...
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Veterans groups hold town hall on Agent Orange exposure
Believe exposure linked to ongoing health issues in both vets and their kids
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liu announces bid for State Senate
Will challenge fellow Democrat Tony Avella
May 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Council supports 25 mph city speed limit
Advocacy group compromises for sake of efficacy
May 23, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 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.
2014-12-19 17:33:36 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed legislation renewing dozens of costly tax breaks for millions of businesses and individuals.
2014-12-19 17:30:33 -0500
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.
2014-12-19 17:30:08 -0500