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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 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 | 137 137 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
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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 | 245 245 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 | 531 531 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 | 564 564 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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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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Frank Porterfield
Frank Porterfield passed away on July 4, 2009 at the age of 66. He was the beloved Husband of Virginia. Devoted Father of Michael, Catherine, and the late Thomas and Andrew. Dear Brother of the lat...
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Patricia Hennessey
Patricia Hennessey passed away on July 2, 2009 at the age of 65. She was the devoted Mother of Robert, Charles, Colleen and Casey. She is also survived by five grandchildren. Services were offered ...
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Antonia Nieves
Antonia Nieves passed away on June 26, 2009 at the age of 84. She was the beloved Wife of Gregorio. Devoted Mother of Anibal, Ana Morell, Enrique and Augustine. Dear Sister of Sophia, Monserrate, T...
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Tehmi Shroff
Tehmi Shroff passed away on June 28, 2009 at the age of 91. Devoted Mother of Frank. Services were offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Crematory under the direction of ...
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Shiite Muslim fighters, loyal to Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, take part in a last combat training near the city of Najaf on August 23, 2014Iraqi officials worked Saturday to calm soaring tensions after the killing of 70 people at a Sunni mosque, as Washington branded the beheading of an American journalist a "terrorist attack". The attack at the mosque in Diyala province on Friday, which most accounts said was the work of Shiite militiamen, threatens to increase anger among Iraq's Sunni Muslim minority with the Shiite-led government at a time when an anti-militant drive depends on their cooperation. The violence came as the US, which is carrying out air strikes in Iraq against Islamic State (IS) jihadists, ramped up its rhetoric over the grisly killing of journalist James Foley, carried out by the group and shown in a video posted online. Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes said the beheading of Foley "represents a terrorist attack against our country".


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A wooden boat with around 170 African migrants on board trying to reach Europe has sunk off the Libyan coast, a spokesman for the Libyan navy said on Saturday. So far in 2014, the total number reaching Italian shores has passed 100,000, the Italian government said this week. "The coast guards have rescued 17 of the illegal migrants," navy spokesman Ayoub Qassem said. More than 70,000 people have been rescued through the "Mare Nostrum" (Our Sea) mission of patrols which Italy began last October.
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Iraq's Sunni parliament speaker Salim al-Jabouri speaks about Musab bin Omair Mosque, where Friday's attack killed tens of people, during a press conference in Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. Al-Jabouri said an investigation is underway into the attack on the Sunni mosque that killed more than 60 people and escalated sectarian tensions. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq on Saturday was investigating an attack on a Sunni mosque in a volatile province outside Baghdad that killed more than 60 people and raised sectarian tensions during a fraught political transition.


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