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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 38 38 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 | 34 34 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 | 84 84 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 | 116 116 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 | 138 138 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 | 126 126 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 | 134 134 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 | 181 181 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 | 255 255 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...
Newtown Creek Alliance Public Meeting
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Please join the Newtown Creek Alliance for a public meeting to hear the latest on a number of recent, on-going  and upcoming projects to restore habitat, improve water quality and increase awarenes...

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Bushwick cops to crack down on illegal scooters
Following almost a year of community outreach to try and push business owners to stop using illegal scooters on neighborhood streets and sidewalks, the 83rd Precinct in Bushwick is set to begin tar...
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Lindsay Park board deems petition for transparency invalid
Duplicate signatures leave advocacy group back at square one
Oct 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local residents have mixed reactions to Ebola scare
The Gutter reopens after two-day disinfecting
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McGolrick Park to receive $1.3 million renovation
Following years of parental pleading, Greenpoint’s Monsignor McGolrick Park is set to receive $1.3 million for the rehabilitation of its aging playground. Members of the McGolrick Park Neighborhood...
Oct 21, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Speed limit reduction to begin on November 7
NYPD and DOT work together to spread the word
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Cuomo initiative seeks to lower Brooklyn unemployment
NYU Polytech hosts career fair with 3,000 job offerings
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Get to the Point! 5K once again doesn't disappoint
Hundreds take part in race and post-race party
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Open Studios celebrates Greenpoint artists
More than 250 artists opened their studio doors to the public for Greenpoint Open Studios this past weekend, drawing thousands to the neighborhood. The three-day event began with a launch party at ...
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Two Trees meets with community to outline development
Promises involvement as Domino moves ahead
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Pols host panel to address rising suicide rates in teen Latinas
Life is Precious program serves as example of a necessary resource
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First PTA Expo attracts hundreds from across borough
Parents and schools learn new fundraising techniques
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TOP HIGHS SCHOOLS 2014
We give you the best schools in the city and tips on getting in.
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOT installs two traffic lights on Kent Avenue
The Department of Transportation (DOT) began the installation of traffic lights at the intersections of North 8th and 9th streets crossing Kent Avenue early last week. The move follows a traffic sa...
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Brooklyn Bridge Park turns construction equipment into art
Photoville features over 60 photo exhibits in shipping containers
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Group puts finishing touches on urban renewal project
La Casita Verde garden gets help from Jason Mraz
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Jewish children watch their father light candles during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City in Jerusalem on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. The Jewish festival of light is an eight-day commemoration of the Jewish uprising in the second century B.C. against the Greek-Syrian kingdom, which had tried to put statues of Greek gods in the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Palestinian border official says Egypt has opened its border crossing with the Gaza Strip for the first time in two months, offering temporary relief to Palestinians seeking to leave the coastal enclave.


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ADDS BOTH OFFICERS KILLED - Mourners stand at attention as the bodies of two fallen NYPD police officers are transported from Woodhull Medical Center, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in New York. An armed man walked up to two New York Police Department officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon, killing both officers before running into a nearby subway station and committing suicide, police said. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)NEW YORK (AP) — A gunman who vowed online to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two New York City officers in a patrol car and fatally shot them in broad daylight before running to a subway station and killing himself, authorities said.


2014-12-21 06:49:29 -0500
By Sohee Kim and Meeyoung Cho SEOUL (Reuters) - Seoul prosecutors have launched an investigation into a leak of non-critical data at South Korea's nuclear power operator, the prosecutors' office said on Sunday, as worries mount about nuclear safety and potential cyberattacks from North Korea. An official with the prosecutors' office confirmed media reports that they had traced the location of an IP address linked to the leak and had dispatched investigators to the site. ...
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