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NYC Employment Law — Pre-tax Transit Benefits
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 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 | 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...
What Is the Professional Exception to Employment At-Will Termination?
Nov 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 276 276 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans As described in our earlier blog article, there are exceptions to at-will employment terminations, making them unlawful, and termination based on discrimination is one of th...

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Michael Luisi
Michael Luisi passed away on Wednesday, February 09, 2011 at the age of 95. She was the beloved Husband of the late Margartet. Loving Father of Michael J. Luisi and the late Angelo Luisi. Cherished...
Feb 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Antonia (Tessie) Novosedlik
Antonia (Tessie) Novosedlik passed away on February 12, 2011 at the age of 92. She was the beloved wife of the late John. Loving mother of John, Joanne, Alice & Marty Sullivan. Cherished grandmothe...
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Evanthia Martakis
Evanthia Martakis passed away on Monday, January 24, 2011 at the age of 88 in Fort Myers, FL. . She was the beloved Wife of Eleftherios . Loving Mother of Nicholas Martakis and Michael Martakis and...
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Mary B. McGrath (nee Donnelly)
Mary B. McGrath (nee Donnelly) passed away on Wednesday, February 02, 2011 at the age of 74. Formerly of Clonelly, County Longford, Ireland. Beloved Wife of Anthony. Loving Mother of Mary LeBourhis...
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John Josephides
John Josephides passed away on Monday, January 31, 2011 at the age of 84. He was the beloved Husband of the late Theodora. Loving Father of Amelia Monis and Mary Flouras and Father-in-Law of Argyri...
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Frank “Sonny” DeTurris
Frank “Sonny” DeTurris passed away on Sunday, February 06, 2011 at the age of 67. He was the beloved Father of Toni Ann and Anthony. Cherished Grandfather of Megan, Catlin, Joseph, Dakota and Jaden...
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Joseph F. Flaherty
Joseph F. Flaherty May 20, 1918 - January 26, 2009 In Loving Memory of Dad and Pops Two years have gone by without you. Tears and sadness still fill our hearts. It seems like only yesterday the aro...
Feb 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Antonio Pecorella
Antonio Pecorella of Ridgewood passed away on January 18, 2011 at the age of 56. He was the beloved husband of the late Lydia Carillo. Devoted father of Zulma DeJesus, Ronnie Reres, Debra Gonzales,...
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Elsie Baron
Elsie Baron died January 24, 2011 at age 95. She was born August 12, 1915 in Bruce Crossing, Michigan. After graduation from Ewen High School, she moved to New York, where she has been a resident f...
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Daniel J. Zink
Daniel J. Zink passed away on Saturday, January 22, 2011 passed away on 62. He was the beloved Husband of Dorothy. Loving Father of Daniel Zink, Krista Sampogna, Andrea Evert and the late Michael Z...
Jan 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stella Faszczewski
Stella Faszczewski passed away on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at the age of 90. She was the beloved Wife of the late Roman. Loving Mother of Christine Cinquemani, Irene Meyer and Cookie Colfin. Che...
Jan 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dolores M. Percudani
Dolores M. Percudani passed away on Saturday, January 22, 2011 at the age of 83. She was the beloved Wife of Paul. Loving Mother of Anne Denise McLnnis and Mother-in-Law of Michael. Dear Sister of ...
Jan 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Virginia Bonsignore
Virginia Bonsignore passed away on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at the age of 92. Loving Sister of Mary Bonsignore and the late Anthony, Ignazio and Frank. Cherished Aunt. Mass of Christian Burial w...
Jan 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anthony J. Tropiano
Anthony J. Tropiano passed away on Sunday, January 16, 2011 at the age of 88. He was the beloved Husband of Anna. Loving Father of Daniel Tropiano, Connie Veneziano, Chris Tropiano and Joseph Tropi...
Jan 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Antonio Pecorella
Antonio Pecorella of Ridgewood passed away on January 18, 2011 at the age of 56. He was the beloved husband of the late Lydia Carrrillo. Devoted father of Zulma DeJesus, Ronnie Reres, Debra Gonzale...
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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2012, file photo, New England Compounding Center President, co-owner, and Director of Pharmacy Barry Cadden takes the fifth amendment option and declines to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington before the House Energy subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing about the Fungal Meningitis Outbreak. Cadden was among 14 people from the Framingham, Mass., pharmaceutical company arrested at their homes Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Tainted steroids manufactured by the pharmacy were blamed for a fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people across the country. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)BOSTON (AP) — Mold and bacteria were in the air and on workers' gloved fingertips. Pharmacists used expired ingredients, didn't properly sterilize them and failed to test drugs for purity before sending them to hospitals and pain clinics. Employees falsified logs to make it look as if the so-called clean rooms had been disinfected.


2014-12-17 16:34:01 -0500

A poster for the movie "The Interview" is taken down by a worker after being pulled from a display case at a Carmike Cinemas movie theater, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Atlanta. Georgia-based Carmike Cinemas has decided to cancel its planned showings of "The Interview" in the wake of threats against theatergoers by the Sony hackers. (AP Photo/David Goldman)NEW YORK (AP) — The top theater chains in North America have dropped "The Interview" after hackers threatened terrorist attacks at theaters showing the comedy, effectively squashing the film's Dec. 25 release.


2014-12-17 16:32:56 -0500
By Gabriel Debenedetti WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Potential Republican 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Wednesday criticized the White House's move to restore diplomatic ties with Cuba, calling the shift a "dramatic overreach" of President Barack Obama's executive authority. "Cuba is a dictatorship with a disastrous human rights record, and now President Obama has rewarded those dictators," Bush, the former governor of Florida, a key state with a large Cuban-American population, said in a statement. ...
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