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NYC Employment Law — Pre-tax Transit Benefits
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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 | 58 58 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 | 74 74 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 | 98 98 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 | 85 85 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 | 92 92 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 | 136 136 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 | 212 212 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 | 230 230 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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Opponents of Willets West are ready for a fight
Petitioners from in and around Willets Point, including New York State Senator Tony Avella, are digging in for a court battle they hope will halt development of the Willets West mega-mall on public...
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PS 173 takes a safety pledge
Promise to be vigilant about traffic safety
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Port Authority moves ahead with airport noise studies
In one year, noise complaints from LGA jumped tenfold
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Group steps up to save Little Neck-Douglaston parade
Memorial Day Parade will take place on May 26 as planned
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Liu sues city for denying matching funds in 2013
Also challenges Bloomberg appointment to CFB
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World Pong Tour comes to Flushing
Deep in the heart of Flushing on Saturday night, 30 teams gathered around six tables to compete for $1,000 and the right to talk trash to everyone in the bar at Place@Main’s at 36-45 Main St. Beer ...
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ICCC goes back to drawing board
Will scale back size of proposed Creedmoor project
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New booklet shares personal experiences with fracking
Gathers stories from communities in upstate New York
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Group, pol fight for the mute swans of NYS
Following backlash in response to eradicate all of the 2,200 mute swans in New York, the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) revised its plans of shooting or euthanizing the birds, howev...
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New bus routes near Flushing church
The MTA has agreed to make changes to two bus routes that pass through Downtown Flushing so that idling buses aren't parked in front of a historic Main Street church. Assemblyman Ron Kim was joined...
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Pol calls on city to reach agreements at Willets Point
Business tenants and State Senator Tony Avella held a press conference on Friday demanding the city reach an agreement with Willets Point businesses. Dozens of business owners, mostly in the auto r...
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Cambia Tu Vida Campaign
On Sunday, Bishop Nicolas Dimarzio, Senator Charles Schumer and Catholic Migration Services of the Diocese of Brooklyn and other community leaders announced the launch of a major media and outreach...
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Hillcrest school takes on green awareness initiative
National Wildlife Federation awards P.S. 154 the Green Flag
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Groups ask for funding at beep budget hearing
Queens Borough President Melinda Katz held the annual budget hearing last week at Borough Hall, where over 152 organizations testified and asked for financial assistance. The budget is negotiated b...
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MTA delays LIRR Strike
Negotiations remain at a standstill
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigrant advocates have filed a lawsuit over concerns that federal immigration agents could use state driver's license databases to track down people for deportation.
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GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Police say a Salvation Army bell ringer in Mississippi who claimed a man ran off with her kettle of cash just as she was finishing her shift has been arrested for lying.
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Smoke rises after an US-led air strike in the Syrian town of KobaniBy Phil Stewart and Yara Bayoumy WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) - As U.S. fighter jets pound Islamic State targets in Syria, Washington's coalition allies appear increasingly absent from the air war. Although President Barack Obama's administration announced the Syrian air strikes three months ago as a joint campaign by Washington and its Arab allies, nearly 97 percent of the strikes in December have been carried out by the United States alone, according to U.S. military data provided to Reuters. The data shows that U.S. ...


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