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Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 44 44 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
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 56 56 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
Jan 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 73 73 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 | 123 123 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...
What to Eat Before Your Workout
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
by Mary Murphy Fueling up before a workout is the best thing you can do for your body.  But it’s important to eat the  right  things at the  right  time.  Eating too far in advance of your workout ...
Static vs. Dynamic Stretching
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
by Mary Murphy  So you’ve already heard that you should stretch before you work out, but did you know that some types of stretching can be more harmful than helpful?  The American Council on Exerci...
From "Lost Side Of Suburbia" to "Poptropica," An Exclusive Interview with Artist Kory Merritt
Dec 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   Kory Merritt started cartooning and illustrating while attending SUNY Brockport. His weekly comic strip, Brockport Chronicled, won the John Locher Memorial Awa...

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Marion J. Kuhar
Marion J. Kuhar passed away on March 4, 2010 at the age of 69. She was the beloved wife of Steven F. She was the loving mother of Denise Runco and Kim McKasty. She was the cherished grandmother of ...
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Nikolai Lucenko
Nikolai Lucenko passed away on March 4, 2010 at the age of 65. He was the beloved husband of Sophia. He was the loving father of Christina Pastor, Nicholas Lucenko Jr. and Peter Lucenko. He was the...
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Batista J. Amatulli passed away on March 3, 2010 at the age of 76. He was the loving father of Andrew and Marc. He was the cherished grandfather of Jonathan, Alyssa, and Nicole. He was the dear bro...
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Rebecca “Bec-Bec” Tarectecan passed away on March 7, 2010 at the age of 51. She was the beloved wife of Jude. She was the loving mother of Vannesa, Aster and Chinelle. She was the devoted daughter ...
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John L. Schneider
John L. Schneider of Ridgewood passed away on February 18, 2010 at the age of 84. He was the beloved husband of the late Rose (Nee) DeCristofano. He was the devoted father of Mary Ann and Gerald. H...
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Rose Skrocki
Rose Skrocki passed away on February 23, 2010 at the age of 93. She was the beloved wife of the late Boleslaw. She was the loving mother of Martin Skrocki. She was the cherished grandmother of Jess...
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Edward A. O’Rourke passed away on February 23, 2010 at the age of 88. He was the beloved husband of Mildred. He was the loving father of Diane Hourican, Brian O’Rourke and Judy Cisek and father-in-...
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Richard S. Mole passed away February 23, 2010 at the age of 75. He was the beloved husband of Carol. He was the loving father of Margaret Ruller and Richard Mole and father-in-law of Peter and Mari...
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Remedios M. Teves
Remedios M. Teves passed away February 21, 2010 at the age of 74. She was the beloved wife of Edgardo Teves. She was also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Mass of Christi...
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Michael Giannone passed away March 1, 2010 at the age of 59. He was the beloved son of the late Alfred and Jacqueline. He was the loving brother of Irene Wolfe, Jacqueline Wall and Alfred Giannone ...
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Dawn Ventura passed away on March 1, 2010 at the age of 40. She was the beloved wife of Richard Commo. She was the loving mother of Alyssa and Lindsay. She was the adored daughter of Genevieve and ...
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Mary “Dolly” Sollazzo passed away on Sunday February 28, 2010 at the age of 87. She was the beloved wife of he late Vincent Sollazzo. She was the loving mother of Barbara A. Kruck, Albert Beurhmann...
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Charles J. Lack
Charles J. Lack passed away on February 12, 2010 at the age of 76. He was the beloved husband of Mary. He was the devoted father of Deborah, Charles, Michele and Jonathon. He was also survived by s...
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Filomena D’Amico passed away on February 8, 2010 at the age of 98. She was the beloved wife of the late John. She was the loving mother of Susan Savignano and Joseph D’Amico. She was the cherished ...
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Mary Sullivan
Mary Sullivan of Ridgewood, NY passed away on February 2, 2010 at the age of 89. A native of Maspeth, she was the devoted aunt of Patricia and Richard Mickol, Eileen Reiss, Joseph Brode and Maureen...
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Some Wall Street traders booked hotels, while banks and brokerages prepared to get by with bare bones staffing, but major exchanges said it was business as usual as a potentially historic blizzard bore down on the northeast. I don't suspect it will be an issue at all," said Ken Polcari, director of the NYSE floor division at O’Neil Securities in New York. Intercontinental Exchange Inc's New York Stock Exchange unit, Nasdaq OMX Group , and BATS Global Markets said the exchanges they operate are currently expected to stay open for normal operating hours Monday and Tuesday. The last time the stock markets closed due to weather was in October 2012 when Superstorm Sandy bore down on the East Coast, bringing flooding, punishing winds and widespread power outages that led to a two-day closure of U.S. stock markets.
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Oil prices at current levels may have reached a floor and could move higher very soon, OPEC's secretary-general said on Monday, his first public comment that oil's second-biggest decline on record may have run its course. "Now the prices are around $45-$50 and I think maybe they reached the bottom and will see some rebound very soon," Badri told Reuters on the sidelines of a conference at Chatham House. Prices kept falling after OPEC's surprise refusal in November to cut its output to retain market share against rival suppliers. Defending OPEC's decision, Badri warned that any oil supply cut would lead to spare production capacity, a lack of investment and an eventual shortage and price spike that could exceed that of 2008, when oil hit its record high above $147 a barrel.
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A man fills up his car at a petrol station in RomeBy Barani Krishnan and Samantha Sunne NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. oil prices were steady Monday, ahead of the first big snowstorm this year in the country's Northeast, while benchmark Brent crude fell after pledges of no policy change by the top oil exporter Saudi Arabia after King Abdullah's death. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a blizzard warning for New York City and surrounding areas between coastal New Jersey and Connecticut, beginning 1:00 p.m. EST (1800 GMT) on Monday and worsening overnight into Tuesday morning. Brent crude slipped 13 cents, or 0.3 percent, to $48.66 after a session low at $47.57. Saudi Arabia's new king Salman pledged continuity in energy and foreign policies on Friday and was quick to retain veteran oil minister Ali al-Naimi, in a message aimed at calming a jittery oil market.


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