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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 | 36 36 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 | 39 39 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
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 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 | 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
Jan 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 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 | 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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Irene H. Kacher
Irene H. Kacher passed away on February 1, 2010 at the age of 89. She was the beloved wife of Frank J. She was the loving mother of Joan Rozolis and Brian Kacher. She was the cherished grandmother ...
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Lucia Sforza
Lucia Sforza passed away on January 29, 2010 at the age of 87. She was the beloved wife of the late Michael. She was the loving mother of Marie Markowitz and Pasquale Sforza. She was the cherished ...
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Helen T. Szymko
Helen T. Szymko passed away January 29, 2010 at the age of 85. She was the beloved wife of Walter. She was the loving mother of Gregory W. and Edward W. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Our ...
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Ernest G. Anders
Ernest G. Anders passed away January 29, 2010 at the age of 68. He was the beloved husband of the late Eileen. He was the loving father of Ann Marie Reilly and father-in-law of John. He was the che...
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Henry J. Sulkoski
Henry J. Sulkoski passed away on January 24, 2010 at the age of 85. He was the beloved husband of Trudy, He was the loving father of Gary, Glenn and Geralyn and father-in-law of Maribel and Carol. ...
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Liliana Preiskeit
Liliana Preiskeit passed away January 24, 2010 at the age of 82. She was the beloved wife of the late Horst. She was the loving mother of Peter Preiskeit and mother-in-law of Tina. Private Crematio...
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Michael J. Russell
Michael J. Russell passed away January 21, 2010 at the age of 56. He was the loving son of James and the late Sandra. He was the beloved fiancé of Jamie. He was the dear brother of Doug Russell and...
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Peter Laino
Peter Laino passed away on January 20, 2010 at the age of 80. He was the beloved husband of the late Marianna G. He was the loving father of Julius Laino and Louise Kuefner and father-in-law of Kat...
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Cecilia Cannon
Cecilia Cannon passed away on January 20, 2010 at the age of 62. She was the loving mother of Charles Cannon, Kevin Cannon, Sean Cannon and Margaret Puglin. She was the cherished grandmother of Chr...
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Mary Jo E. Bury
Mary Jo E. Bury passed away on January 18, 2010 at the age of 58. She was the beloved wife of Thomas. She was the dear sister of Annette Raucci and Susan Cicio. Mrs. Bury was a stockbroker with BNP...
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Tessie L. Estrella
Tessie L. Estrella passed away on January 24, 2010 at the age of 56. She was the beloved wife of Marciano. She was the loving mother of Vanessa Guce and Michelle Estrella and mother-in-law of Jayso...
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Blanche Jarzembowski
Blanche Jarzembowski passed away on January 13, 2010 at the age of 91. She was the beloved wife of the late Stanislaus. She was the loving mother of Anthony Jarzembowski and mother-in-law of Mary A...
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Helen Zagajeski
Helen Zagajeski passed away on January 13, 2010 at the age of 94. She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony. She was the loving mother of Thomas and mother-in-law of Betty. She was the cherished...
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Mary Grochowski
Mary Grochowski passed away on January 10, 2010 at the age of 88. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph. She was the loving mother of Kathleen Jimenez and Joseph Grochowski. She was the cheri...
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Antonia Gulotta
Antonia Gulotta passed away on January 8, 2010 at the age of 83. She was the beloved wife of the late Gasper. She was the loving mother of Marie Gulotta, Barbara Gulotta and Christine Keller and mo...
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Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis wallks with his French counterpart Michel Sapin, at the Economy Ministry in Paris, Sunday Feb. 1, 2015. Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, who had a tense meeting with Eurogroup leader Jeroen Dijsselbloem in Athens on Friday, has brought forward a trip to Paris, London and Rome to meet his counterparts. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)PARIS (AP) — France's Socialist government offered support Sunday for Greece's efforts to renegotiate debt for its huge bailout plan, amid renewed fears about Europe's economic stability.


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French Finance Minister Sapin and Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis arrive at a joint news conference in ParisBy Angeliki Koutantou ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's leftist government on Sunday began its drive to persuade a sceptical Europe to accept a new debt agreement while it starts to roll back on austerity measures imposed under its existing bailout agreement. After a turbulent first week in office, the new government has made clear it wants to end the existing arrangement with the European Union, the European Central Bank and International Monetary Fund "troika" when its aid deadline expires on Feb. 28. Instead, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras wants to agree a bridging deal with the troika while a new agreement is negotiated to reduce Greece's unmanageable public debt burden of more than 175 percent of its economic output is worked out. Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, who spoke to U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Friday, is due to kick off a diplomatic offensive in Paris on Sunday, where he meets French counterpart Michel Sapin and Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron.


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File photo of Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste of Australia standing in a metal cage during his trial in a court in CairoBy Michael Georgy and Shadi Bushra CAIRO (Reuters) - Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste was released from a Cairo jail on Sunday and left Egypt after 400 days in prison on charges that included aiding a terrorist group, security officials said. There was no official word on the fate of his two Al Jazeera colleagues - Canadian-Egyptian Mohamed Fahmy and Egyptian national Baher Mohamed - who were also jailed in the case that provoked an international outcry. The three were sentenced to seven to 10 years on charges including spreading lies to help a terrorist organization - a reference to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood. A security official said Fahmy was expected to be released from Cairo's Tora prison within days.


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