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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...
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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J. John McKillop
J. John McKillop passed away on August 16, 2009. A retired funeral director, he was the beloved husband of the late Arlene. He was the devoted father of Laurene and John P. and the loving grandfath...
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Mary Ellen Huhn
Mary Ellen Huhn of Middle Village passed away on July 28, 2009 at the age of 50. She was a native of Brooklyn, NY. She was the beloved mother of Carl. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Cemetery under the...
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Jorge Fernandez
Jorge Fernandez passed away on August 15, 2009 at the age of 90. He was the beloved uncle of Aileen Proctor. He was the dear friend of Victoria Caamano. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Asce...
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Marie A. Zalocki
Marie A. Zalocki passed away on August 12, 2009 at the age of 80. She was the beloved wife of the late John J. She was the loving mother of Richard Zalocki and Karen Tableman and mother-in-law of C...
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Maragaret Hirsch
Maragaret Hirsch passed away on August 5, 2009 at the age of 80. She was the beloved Wife of Jack. Services were offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Interment was in L.I. National Cemetery under t...
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Fritz Pierre-Andre
Fritz Pierre-Andre passed away on August 5, 2009 at the age of 66. He was the devoted Father of Colette Andre-Smith. Services were offered at Holy Sacrament Church. Interment was in Calvary Cemeter...
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Carolyn Satory
Carolyn Satory passed away on August 5, 2009 at the age of 72. She was the devoted Mother of Robert and George. Services were offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Cremat...
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Minnie Sorbara
Minnie Sorbara passed away on August 5, 2009 at the age of 87. She was the beloved Wife of the late Dominic. Devoted Mother of Robert and Lynn. Services were offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. In...
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Enrico Nicodemo
Enrico Nicodemo of Brooklyn passed away on August 3, 2009 at the age of 77. He was the dear Brother of Stella and Connie and is also survived by nieces and nephews. Services were offered at St. Fra...
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Enrico Nicodemo
Enrico Nicodemo of Brooklyn passed away on August 3, 2009 at the age of 77. He was the dear Brother of Stella and Connie and is also survived by nieces and nephews. Services were offered at St. Fra...
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Florence Jankowski
Florence Jankowski passed away on August 9, 2009 at the age of 81. She was the beloved Wife of the late Peter. Devoted Mother of Janet, Peter and Albert. Dear Sister of Elizabeth and Victoria. She ...
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Luganda Merino
Luganda Merino passed away on August 8, 2009 at the age of 80. She was the beloved Wife of Ramon. Devoted Mother of Piedad Villamar, Carmen Ponce, Ramon O. Merino and Daysi Merino. Dear Sister of E...
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Jacqueline Roman
Jacqueline Roman of Ridgewood passed away on July 31, 2009 at the age of 42. She was the devoted mother of Jennifer Flores. Loving daughter of Merquiades Torres and David Roman. Dear sister of Loui...
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Joseph D. Griffith
Joseph D. Griffith passed away on July 31, 2009 at the age of 51. Dear brother of Mark Griffith. Service was offered at St. Mary Star of the Sea. Interment was in Pinelawn Memorial Park under the d...
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Ismael Serrano
Ismael Serrano passed away on August 2, 2009 at the age of 86. He was the beloved husband of Ramona. Devoted father of Carmen Siconolfi, Ismael, Sonia Reyes, Miriam Ortiz and the late David. Surviv...
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Verona Mayor Flavio Tosi arrives for a news conference, in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Dec.17, 2014. Verona’s mayor and Italian bank Unicredit have signed a deal to restore Verona’s Roman amphitheater, the Arena, for 14 million euros. The three-year project falls under a government initiative to encourage private donations to restore and support Italy’s cultural patrimony, including archaeological sites, works of art and public theaters. Under the initiative, donors get a 65 percent tax credit. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)MILAN (AP) — Verona's famed Roman amphitheater, home to one of the world's premier opera festivals, will be the first large beneficiary of a new Italian government initiative to encourage private donations to protect cultural treasures.


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BAGHDAD (AP) — Kurdish Iraqi forces launched a major operation Wednesday to retake the militant-held town of Sinjar in northern Iraq, part of a push to secure the road that leads directly to the Syrian border.
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FILE - This undated image from files, provided by Fox Broadcasting from "The Simpsons," shows the popular cartoon family posing in front of their home, from left, Lisa , Marge , Maggie, Homer and Bart Simpson. University students have been studying Homer's "The Odyssey" for centuries. More recently, Homer Simpson's "Odyssey," and a quarter-century of episodes from the animated sitcom have been undergoing similar scrutiny at several college campuses around the country. (AP Photo/Fox Broacasting Co., File) 1998 FOX BROADCASTINGHEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Bart and Lisa Simpson have been in elementary school for 25 years. But that hasn't stopped them from showing up on college campuses.


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