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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 | 19 19 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 | 21 21 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 | 20 20 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 | 57 57 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 | 67 67 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 | 76 76 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 | 85 85 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 | 139 139 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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Ida Nick
Ida Nick passed away May 10th 2011. Beloved Mother of Carolyn E. Maue and Andrew J. Nick. Loving Grandmother of eight and Cherished Great-Grandmother of fourteen. Funeral Mass at St. Stanislaus RC ...
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Virginia Vertuccio
Virginia Vertuccio passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at the age of 91. She was the beloved Wife of the late Cono L. Vertuccio. Loving Mother of Vincent Vertuccio and Marie Bell and Mother-in-L...
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Michael H. Kruck
Michael H. Kruck passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at the age of 58. He was the beloved Husband of Joanne. Loving Father of Michelle, Michael, Gina and Kristen. Cherished Grandfather of Victori...
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Angelina Vera Pizzonia
Angelina Vera Pizzonia passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at the age of 92. She was the beloved Wife of the late Frank P. Pizzonia. Loving Mother of Dominick, Josephine, Anthony, Albert, Frank J...
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Lucille Mugno
Lucille Mugno passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at the age of 76. She was the beloved Wife of the late Anthony J. Loving Mother of Marie Palazzo and Mother-in-Law of Pat. Cherished Grandmother ...
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John J. Lesniak
John J. Lesniak passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at the age of 54. He was the beloved Husband of Teresa. Loving Father of John and Michelle. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Miraculous...
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MARIE GANDER
Memorial Remembrance MARIE GANDER of Maspeth is remembered with much love on her First Anniversary in Heaven. Marie passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on Monday, May 17, 2010 at the age of...
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Olga Anton Gloumakoff
Olga Anton Gloumakoff passed away on Sunday, May 08, 2011 at the age 103. She was the beloved Wife of the late Alexis. Loving Mother of Nicholas Gloumakoff and the late Walter Gloumakoff. Cherished...
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Agnes Treglia
Agnes Treglia passed away on May 3, 2011. She was 94 and a resident of Woodhaven, NY. She was the beloved wife of the late Salvatore. A loving mother of Barbara J. Murphy and mother in law of James...
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Gladys Cruz
Gladys Cruz passed away on Wednesday, May 04, 2011 at the age of 47. She was the beloved Mother of Matthew. Cherished Daughter of Carmen Valdes and the late Rafael Cruz. Loving Sister of Carmen Val...
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William L. Chambers II
William L. Chambers II passed away on Wednesday, May 04, 2011 at the age of 82. He was the beloved Father of Matthew C. Chambers, Geoffrey C. Chambers Sr. and the late William L. Chambers III. Dear...
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Israel Ortiz
Israel Ortiz passed away on Monday, May 02, 2011 at the age of 71. He was the beloved Husband of Lydia. Loving Father of Raquel Ortiz Terron and Sandra Valle and Father-in-Law of Juan and Manny. Ch...
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Domenica Coppola
Domenica Coppola passed away on Wednesday, May 04, 2011 at the age of 87. She was the beloved Wife of Ettore. Loving Mother of Annmarie Kamilar and Martha Weihl and Mother-in-Law of Russell. Cheris...
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Catherine Martin
Happy 100th Birthday in Heaven Happy Mother’s Day 5/5/11 10/24/06 Catherine Martin we celebrate what was Our Irish Gift to Heaven, Eternally to have been blessed with you as Mother and Grandmother....
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Agnes Siracusa
Agnes Siracusa passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at the age of 91. She was the beloved Wife of the late Carmine. Loving Mother of John and Mother-in-Law of Connie. Cherished Grandmother of Je...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2015 photo, President Barack Obama speaks at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho. After a year of relative peace in Washington’s budget battles, President Barack Obama will lay out a $4 trillion budget on Monday that needles Republicans with proposals for higher taxes on the wealthy and businesses to pay for education, public works projects and child care. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)WASHINGTON (AP) — After a year of relative peace in Washington's budget battles, President Barack Obama will lay out a $4 trillion budget on Monday that needles Republicans with proposals for higher taxes on the wealthy and businesses to pay for education, public works projects and child care.


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FILE - This file photo provided Friday, April 19, 2013 by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The process of finding "death qualified" jurors has slowed down jury selection in federal case against Tsarnaev, who is charged with setting off two bombs that killed three people and injured more than 260 during the 2013 marathon. (AP Photo/FBI, File)BOSTON (AP) — Jury selection in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is heading into its second month as Judge George O'Toole Jr. continues the process of questioning prospective jurors individually to find 18 people who can be fair and impartial. Here is a look at what's happened so far and a look ahead:


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New Italian President Sergio Mattarella arrives at the Constitutional court building near the Quirinal Palace, the official residence of the President of the Italian Republic, in Rome, Jan. 31, 2015. Italian lawmakers elected Sergio Mattarella, a Constitutional Court justice widely considered to be above the political fray, as the nation's new president on the third day of voting Saturday. Mattarella's election as head of state was clinched when he amassed 505 votes — a simple majority. The 73-year-old former minister with center-left political roots went on to garner 665 votes from the 1,009 eligible electors. Known as a man of few words, Mattarella cemented that reputation with his first remarks to the nation. "My thoughts go, above all, to the difficulties and hopes of our fellow citizens. That's enough, he said, referring to the grim economic situation. Italy is mired in recession and unemployment has hovered about 13 percent nationally. Young Italians are increasingly seeking work abroad. (AP Photo/Alessandro Di Meo, Ansa) ITALY OUTROME (AP) — Sergio Mattarella, a Constitutional Court justice widely considered to be above the political fray, was elected Saturday as Italy's president in the third day of balloting by lawmakers.


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