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Queens Home Team Awarded Top Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II for Most Units Sold in 2014!
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
The Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty, led by George & Abigail Herrera, were recently honored at the Keller Williams Realty Landmark II awards ceremony in Astoria, NY. Out of 160 Agents, Q...
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as ObamaCare)
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Author; Donna Stefans Re:Obamacare The Health insurance reporting requirements on the 2014 tax return are a bit complicated. If you and your family were covered by an employer health care plan for ...
A Different Slant on Class-Based Hiring Discrimination
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Most employers are familiar with the pitfalls of discriminating against applicants in protected classes under Civil Rights laws. For the most part, African Americans, Hispan...
← How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants? Are Employers Free from Liability When Using Staffing Agencies to Terminate Employees?
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Companies often find that staffing agencies are valuable resources for helping them fill temporary or permanent positions and for handling human resources issues. However, recently, an outside staf...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants?
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JANUARY 2015
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January 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of existing home sales increased in December, but remained below that in the same month of the previous year. Home prices declined as we moved in to t...
Negligence of Oregon Hospital Led to Wrongful Death of Patient
Jan 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:  Mark H. Sackstein, Esq. All it takes is one small mistake for a disaster to occur. No matter how much research is done when choosing a hospital, it is impossible to predict a situation suc...
Matching Workouts With the Results You Want
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I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard friends complain about not getting the results they want, despite how much energy they’re putting into their workout.  People who want bigger muscles go t...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants?
Jan 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the way...
Immersed in ancient times; the performance of Aida at the Metropolitan Opera. A review.
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   Imagine being immersed in an ancient world, with colossal stone columns, palaces and images of deities, a marvelous music surrounding you and, thank God, no ce...

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Gus Papagiannakis
Gus Papagiannakis passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at the age of 63. Beloved Husband of Marianne Papagiannakis. Loving Father of George, Christine, Michael, John and Matthew. Cherished Grand...
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Frank J. Behling
Frank J. Behling passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at the age of 69. Beloved Husband of the late Marie Behling. Loving Father of Edward Behling, Julia Guzzardo and the late Frank Behling and ...
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Frances Maciewski
Frances Maciewski passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2013 at the age of 95. Beloved Wife of the late Francis Maciewski . Loving Mother of Eileen Maciewski and the late William Maciewski. Dear Sister...
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Gia Allemand
Gia Allemand passed away in New Orleans, LA on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at the age of 29. Loving Girlfriend “Petrie” of Ryan “Snuggy” Anderson. Beloved Daughter and little princess of Donna Miche...
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Jason Talley
Jason Talley of Ridgewood passed away on August 3, 2013 at the age of 30. He was a native of Maryland. He was the beloved husband of Jaclyn Brown-Talley. Loving son of Rochell and Lorraine Talley. ...
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Angelo R. Mattia
Angelo R. Mattia of Bethpage, NY passed away on Thursday, August 01, 2013 at the age of 77. Beloved Husband of Rose Mattia. Loving Father of Anthony Mattia and Danny Mattia and Father-in-Law of Pam...
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Dorothy Ann McManus
Dorothy Ann McManus passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at the age of 86. Beloved Wife of the late James T. McManus . Loving Mother of Dorothy Paroulek, James McManus, Kevin T. McManus, Maureen...
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Lucia Insinga
Lucia Insinga passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at the age of 73. Beloved Wife of the late Pietro Insinga. Loving Mother of Joseph Insinga and Anthony Insinga and Mother-in-Law of Tania and Tin...
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Fulgencio Reillo Jimenez
Fulgencio Reillo Jimenez passed away on Monday, July 29, 2013 at the age of 54. Beloved Son of Carmen M. Jimenez and the late Fulgencio Reillo. Loving Brother of William Reillo, Harry Reillo, Jose ...
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Grace A. DiGiorgio
Grace A. DiGiorgio passed away on Monday, July 29, 2013 at the age of 84. Beloved Wife of the late Romolo. Loving Mother of Elvira. Cherished Grandmother of Chase. Religious Services were offered a...
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Joan Koslow
Joan Koslow passed away on Sunday, August 04, 2013 at the age of 87. Beloved Wife of the late Michael J. Koslow. Loving Mother of Denise Casey, Michael J. Koslow and the late Joseph Koslow and Moth...
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Martha Louise Prendergast
Martha Louise Prendergast passed away on Monday, July 08, 2013 at the age of 78. Beloved Wife of Patty P. Loving Mother of Patrick Prendergast, Thomas Prendergast and James Prendergast. Cherished G...
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Thomas J. Holewienko
Thomas J. Holewienko passed away on Monday, July 08, 2013 at the age of 82. Beloved Brother of Jane Massaro and the late Mary Cross, Anne Mela, Josie Holewienko, Benjamin Holewienko, and Frank Hole...
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Oscar Rotinsulu
Oscar Rotinsulu passed away on Monday, July 22, 2013 at the age of 62. Beloved Husband of Amalia S. Rotinsulu. Loving Father of Inda Rotinsulu, Intan Rotinsulu and Bianca Rotinsulu. Cherished Godfa...
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Dorothy Kolesar
Dorothy Kolesar passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at the age of 83. Loving Sister of Eugene Kolesar. Cherished Aunt of Lynnann, Karen, Michael, Eileen, and Adrian. Mass of Christian Burial was...
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Ann Mara holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy after the New York Giants defeated the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, IndianaAnn Mara, the mother of New York Giants co-owner John Mara and a fixture at nearly every Giants game for almost 60 years, died on Sunday at the age of 85. John Mara said in a statement that his mother died of complications following a fall in front of her home during an ice storm on January 18. "I am sad to say that our mother has passed away," John Mara said. Ann Mara was married to Wellington Mara, who died in 2005 at the age of 89.


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FILE - In this Monday, March 31, 2014 file photo, Al-Jazeera English correspondent Peter Greste, appears in court along with several other defendants during their trial on terror charges, in Cairo, Egypt. A senior Egyptian prison official and the country's official news agency say Greste has been freed from prison and is on his way to Cairo airport to leave the country. (AP Photo/Heba Elkholy, El Shorouk, File) EGYPT OUTCAIRO (AP) — A reporter for Al-Jazeera English was released from an Egyptian prison and deported Sunday after more than a year behind bars, but his two Egyptian colleagues remained jailed in a case widely condemned as a sham by human-rights groups.


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FILE - In this Monday, March 31, 2014 file photo, Al-Jazeera English producer Baher Mohamed, left, Canadian-Egyptian acting Cairo bureau chief Mohammed Fahmy, center, and correspondent Peter Greste, right, appear in court along with several other defendants during their trial on terror charges, in Cairo, Egypt. A senior Egyptian prison official and the country's official news agency say Greste has been freed from prison and is on his way to Cairo airport to leave the country. (AP Photo/Heba Elkholy, El Shorouk, File) EGYPT OUTCAIRO (AP) — Al-Jazeera English reporter Peter Greste left Egypt Sunday after President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi approved his deportation. He was arrested along with two colleagues, Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mohammed, in December 2013 on terrorism-related charges in a case widely criticized by rights groups. His two colleagues remain in prison. Here is a look at the biographies of the three:


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