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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Employment Defense Attorney The Family Medical Leaves Act (FMLA) grants the right to mothers and fathers to take up to 12 weeks off for maternity or paternity leaves so they can spend tim...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
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  August 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. The increase in sales pace in June & July led to another substantial increa...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 158 158 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Aug 1, 2014 | insurance company rates , PTB Blog Most successful businesses know how to treat their faithful customers.  A good restaurant owner will treat regulars with a compl...
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 205 205 recommendations | email to a friend
On June 12, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court—in a unanimous decision—ruled that Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) inherited by anyone other than a spouse are not retirement funds and therefore are ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
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June 2014 Queens NY Market Update    The pace of home sales rose sharply in June but was still below the pace of sales in June 2013. Prices posted moderate gains in June as well, remaining on pace ...
Estate Planning Basics for Newlyweds – How to Get Prepared for the Unexpected
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It’s that time of year – the time for beautiful weddings, fun receptions, delicious cakes, special gifts, and romantic honeymoons. While this is a joyous time for everyone, it’s also time for you a...
The Annual Pay Notice Requirement of the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Could Be Close to Ending
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans After the Wage Theft Prevention Act went into effect, restaurant owners and other types of business owners became burdened with paperwork as they complied with annual requir...
$$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$
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Bring Pen & Paper for this great opportunity to learn about:  * Job search, Employment Training, Networking Skills & How Every Dollar Counts . **Snacks & Beverages provided.** WHEN : Wednesday June...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014
Jun 19, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 554 554 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of home sales rose in May after a slow start in the beginning of 2014. Inventory increased slightly again in May, meaning buyers should have a bit more ch...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 1: The Italian presence…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 578 578 recommendations | email to a friend
  Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L'Idea Magazine   Book Expo America 2014 has brought a wave of foreign authors, either in the original language or in translation, and among the...

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Victoria H. David
Victoria H. David passed away on July 14, 2009 at the age of 91. She was the beloved Mother of Sandra Y. Chevannes, Carmen Johnson and the late Alberto R. David. Loving Stepmother of Samuel. Cheris...
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Nicholas Pepe
Nicholas Pepe passed away on July 15, 2009 at the age of 65. He was the beloved Husband of Margaret. Loving Father of Victor and Salvatore and Father-in-Law of Michelle and Jaclyn. Cherished Grandf...
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Marie-Helene Jean-Francois
Marie-Helene Jean-Francois passed away on July 10, 2009 at the age of 69. She was the devoted Mother of Benoit Lange. Services were offered at Our Lady of The Miraculous Medal Church. Cremation was...
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Casto Gonzalez
Casto Gonzalez passed away on July 7, 2009. He was the devoted Father of David Gonzalez. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Crematory under the direction of Hess-Miller Funeral Home, 64-19 Metropolitan Av...
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Mary Colleen Dunlap
Mary Colleen Dunlap passed away on July 2, 2009 at the age of 51. She was the devoted Mother of Michael and Jack Ehrhardt. Dear Sister of John Albinson and David Albinson. Cremation was in Fresh Po...
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Jean Heller
Jean Heller of Ridgewood passed away on July 7, 2009 at the age of 62. A native of Queens, she was the devoted Mother of Kristina Borisuck & Frank. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Crematory under the d...
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Edward F. Jourdan
Edward F. Jourdan passed away on July 10, 2009 at the age of 92. He was the beloved Husband of Edith-Marie. Services were offered at St. Benedict RC Church. Interment was in St. John’s Cemetery und...
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Michael Mascolo
Michael Mascolo passed away on July 3, 2009 at the age of 52. He was the loving Father of Christina. Cherished Son of the late Ralph and Josephine. Dear Brother of Irene and Ralph. Cremation Servic...
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Marianna G. Laino
Marianna G. Laino passed away on July 7, 2009 at the age of 79. She was the beloved Wife of Peter. Loving Mother of Julius Laino and Louise Kuefner and Mother-in-Law of Kathleen and Joseph. Cherish...
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Larry Gold
Larry Gold passed away on July 5, 2009 at the age of 77. He was the beloved Husband of the late Theresa. Loving Brother-in-Law of Rosemarie Lizzul and Katie Scala. Also survived by numerous nieces,...
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Peter V. Matonis
Peter V. Matonis passed away on July 6, 2009. Beloved Father of Peter J. and Wife Debbie, Loving Grandfather of Peter R. and Wife Kara, Kim and Marie. Mr. Matonis served in the US Army Air Force du...
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Helen Janis
Helen Janis passed away on July 5, 2009. Beloved Mother of Carol Ann Bowen, Dolores McAlister and Richard Janis. Cherished Grandmother of nine and Great-Grandmother of sixteen. Funeral Mass at Holy...
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Irene Angrisani
Irene Angrisani passed away on July 5, 2009. She was the beloved Wife of the late Ralph. Devoted Mother of Gina Giovanniello and Ralph, and the late Doreen. Loving Mother-In-Law of Paul and Lori. D...
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Ruth Coleman-King
Ruth Coleman-King passed away on June 30, 2009 at the age of 81. She was the beloved Wife of William. Services were offered at First Presbyterian Church of Forest Hills. Cremation was in Fresh Pond...
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Bruce Peterson
Bruce Peterson passed away on June 27, 2009 at the age of 53. He was a devoted Father. Loving Son of John W. Peterson. Services were offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Cremation was in Fresh Pond...
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GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency says the civil war in Syria has forced a record 3 million people out of the country, an increase of 1 million from almost exactly a year ago.
2014-08-29 01:14:54 -0400

A Virgin Australia plane taking off at Sydney Airport, August 28, 2014Virgin Australia on Friday posted an annual net loss of Aus$355.6 million (US$332 million) as intense competition led by Qantas, weak consumer sentiment and high taxes hurt its bottom line. The country's second largest carrier also announced the sale of a 35 percent stake in its frequent flyer programme to private equity firm Affinity Equity Partners, boosting its cash balance by Aus$336 million. The result was more than triple the Aus$98.1 million loss it reported in the 12 months to June 30 the previous year, and follows huge annual losses by Qantas on Thursday. The carrier, which is majority owned by Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand and Etihad, blamed excess market capacity, weak consumer sentiment, economic uncertainty and Aus$51.6 million in carbon tax costs for the poor numbers.


2014-08-29 01:08:25 -0400

Malaysia Airlines flight attendants carry the flag-draped coffin of a victim of the MH17 disaster at a special prayer in Ampang, near Kuala Lumpur on August 24, 2014Struggling Malaysia Airlines suspended trading in its shares Friday ahead of an announcement later in the day on a restructuring plan aimed at keeping the carrier in business following two devastating air tragedies. State investment fund Khazanah Nasional, which owns 70 percent of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) and has announced plans to de-list and take it private, is expected to detail the reform plans in a press briefing at 3 pm (0700 GMT). In a statement to the Malaysian stock exchange, MAS said trading of its shares was halted pending an "announcement from Khazanah in relation to the details of a proposed restructuring of MAS".


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