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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 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
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 83 83 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 $$
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 334 334 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 367 367 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 | 409 409 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...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 2: The Authors Speak…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 410 410 recommendations | email to a friend
Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena  for L'Idea Magazine   Javits Center was the center of attention for all American book lovers for four days at the end of May, with a series of events...
Interview to author Tony Napoli.
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 863 863 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently I published a review on the popular book “My Father, My Don,” A Son’s Journey from Organized Crime to Sobriety, and I am now pleased to offer our readers an interview to the author, Tony N...
How Much Can Allegations of Discrimination Cost You?
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 368 368 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Discrimination is a serious issue for employers. It can lead to disputes, lawsuits and even forced business sales. Forced business sale, substantial fines and the disgrace o...

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John Follenius
John Follenius passed away on June 10, 2009 at the age of 64. He was the beloved Husband of Carolyn. Devoted Father of Melissa and Ricky. Dear Brother of Frank and Dave. He is also survived by 3 gr...
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James Varvatsas
James Varvatsas passed away on June 17, 2009 at the age of 81. He is the beloved Husband of Stella. Loving Father of John, Ted and Dean and Father-in-law of JoAnn, Cathy and Tina. Cherished Grandfa...
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Rose LaGuardia
Rose LaGuardia passed away on June 21, 2009 at the age of 78. She was the beloved Wife of Cono. Loving Mother of Esther Gullo and Maria Sturm and Mother-in-law of Gary and Matthew. Cherished Grandm...
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Roger Collantes
Roger Collantes passed away on June 17, 2009, at the age of 72. He was the beloved Husband of Fe Dejano. Loving Father of Rhoel Dejano, Reynald Dejano, Rogelio Dejano and Rita Dejano and Father-in-...
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Genevieve Wise
Genevieve Wise passed away on May 29, 2009. She was the beloved Mother of Martin P. Loving Grandmother of Alexis and Darlene. Dear Sister of Helen Ashmore. Funeral Mass at Holy Cross R.C. Church on...
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Lorenzo Fermin
Lorenzo Fermin passed away on June 5, 2009 at the age of 59. He was the beloved Husband of Luz. Devoted Father of Jacqueline. Services were offered at Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church. Inter...
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Ida D’Avanzo
Ida D’Avanzo passed away on June 6, 2009 at the age of 87. She was the beloved Wife of the late Patsy. Devoted Mother of Rosemarie Christopher, Francis De Gregorio, and Jerry D’Avanzo. She is also ...
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Mary Francine Puccio
Mary Francine Puccio passed away on June 1, 2009 at the age of 64. Devoted Mother of Laura Puccio. Services were offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Crematory under the...
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Alexander E. Selenow
Alexander E. Selenow passed away on June 4, 2009 at the age of 58. He was the dear Brother of Loranna Grimm. Services were offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Interment followed in Holy Trinity Mo...
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Frank Caravello
Frank Caravello passed away on May 29, 2009 at the age of 95. He was the devoted Father of Jacqueline Mancuso. Services were offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Interment was in Calverton National...
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Marianna Nicosia
Marianna Nicosia passed away on May 27, 2009 at the age of 77. She was the loving Aunt of Francesca Marceca. Services were offered at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. Cremation was in St. John’s Cemet...
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Allan A. Sandford
Allan A. Sandford, age 70, passed away on June 3, 2009 at the St. Joachim & Anne Residence Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY, after a long battle with cancer. Allan was born in Panama, Rep. of Panama. He ...
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Lilowatie Persaud
Lilowatie Persaud passed away on June 1, 2009 at the age of 69. He was the dear Brother of Rookmin Persaud. Services were offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Crematory ...
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Helen C. Hoell
Helen C. Hoell, formerly of Maspeth, passed away on June 7, 2009 at the age of 88. She was the beloved Wife of William. Devoted Mother of William, Thomas, Peter, Susan, Catherine, John, Mary, and C...
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Johannes Wittkowski
Johannes Wittkowski passed away on June 4, 2009 at the age of 74. He was the beloved Husband of Elfriede. Loving Father of Robert Wittkowski and Janine McCracken. Cherished Grandfather of Dylan Dec...
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In this Thursday, July 24, 2014 photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis meets Meriam Ibrahim, from Sudan, with her daughter Maya in her arms, in his Santa Marta residence, at the Vatican. Ibrahim, a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, which was later overturned, left Europe on Thursday, July 31, 2014, for the United States, where she will make her new home. (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, File)MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (AP) — A Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence arrived Thursday in the United States, where she was welcomed first by the mayor of Philadelphia as a "world freedom fighter" and later by cheering supporters waving U.S. flags in New Hampshire.


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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio defends the work of the GOP during a brief news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 31, 2014, as Congress prepares to leave for a five-week summer recess. The institutional split of a Republican-led House and Democratic-controlled Senate has added up to inaction, especially in a midterm election year with control of the Senate at stake. Lawmakers have struggled to compromise on a handful of bills to deal with the nation's pressing problems amid overwhelming partisanship. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress gave final approval Thursday to a $10.8 billion bill to keep federal highway funds flowing to states through the summer construction season and the fall elections.


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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., right, joined by Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, after the Democratic majority voted to weaken filibusters and make it harder for Republicans to block confirmation of the president's nominees for judges and other top posts. McConnell said Democrats are using a power play to distract voters from the president's troubled health care law. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:


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